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TV heaven: 'Modern Family' star to marry 'Bachelorette' star

Jul. 17, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland and "Bachelorette" alum Wells Adams are engaged. Hyland, 28, and Adams, 35, took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce the news. Hyland posted a series of images of the couple's special moment on a beach, including a picture of Adams down on one knee...

'Game of Thrones' reigns with record 32 Emmy nominations

Jul. 17, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap. The bloodthirsty saga's...

The Latest: 'When They See Us' star wept at Emmy nomination

Jul. 16, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy nominations (all times local): 12:44 p.m. Actor Jharrel Jerome of "When They See Us" says he cried so much when he learned of his Emmy nomination that you would have thought he had lost a family member. Jerome told The Associated Press that it "was just pure joy...

Partial list of nominees for annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Jul. 16, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of nominees for the annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. For the complete list, visit Emmys.com : Comedy Series: "Barry"; "Fleabag"; "The Good Place"; "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; "Russian Doll"; "Schitt's Creek";...

Remains found in Oregon believed to be actor Charles Levin

Jul. 14, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

SELMA, Ore. (AP) — Remains found in a remote area of Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as "Seinfeld" and "Night Court." Levin, 70, was reported missing from Grants Pass on July 8 by his son after he hadn't heard from his father...

Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

Jul. 11, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney Channel has canceled the red-carpet premiere of its movie "Descendants 3" after the death of 20-year-old star Cameron Boyce. Disney Channel said in a statement Thursday that instead of the July 22 event, the telecast will be dedicated to Boyce's memory and the Walt Disney Company...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make final grabs for Emmy glory

Jul. 11, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a long-running, much-admired television series ends, Emmy voters can bring the show and its stars back for a final bow — or give them the bum's rush. "Game of Thrones," ''Veep" and "The Big Bang Theory," three major series that wrapped last season, will find out with...

Rip Torn of 'Larry Sanders Show,' 'Men in Black,' dies at 88

Jul. 10, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in television, theater, and movies, such as "Men in Black," and win an Emmy in his 60s for "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88. Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife,...

Network invites 'The Office' fans to aromatic dinner party

Jul. 5, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A television network is inviting you to a dinner party with characters from "The Office" — aromatically speaking. Cozi TV, a network that primarily airs reruns of television classics, said Friday that it is giving away scratch-and-sniff cards for fans to use on Aug. 26 while watching...

'Golden Girls' appears to get better with pop culture age

Jul. 2, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

Alexandra Wilkinson was only 2 months old when "The Golden Girls" ended its television run in 1992. But she became a fan last year while taking a course called "Women and Aging: Lessons from the Golden Girls" at California State University, Long Beach. Now she streams episodes on Hulu. She owns a "Golden Girls"...