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Led by 'Marriage Story,' Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

Dec. 9, 2019 3:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Netflix wave swept over the 77th Golden Globe nominations, where the streaming company dominated with 34 total nominations, including four films up for best picture and four series nominated for the top television awards. Noah Baumbach's divorce drama “Marriage Story” led...

15 Grammy facts: Michelle Obama in, Bruce Springsteen out

Nov. 20, 2019 4:31 PM EST

Fifteen things worth noting about Wednesday’s nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to the comeback kids. _______ SNUBBING SPRINGSTEEN Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars” didn’t shine bright enough for the Grammy Awards. The rock legend’s...

Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt reprise ‘90s hit `Mad About You’

Nov. 19, 2019 12:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt thought long and hard about whether to do a reboot of “Mad About You,” the NBC sitcom staple of the ‘90s set solidly inside the Buchman family bubble. “We had 20 years of lunches where we said, 'Absolutely never, ever.’ It was...

And the Grammy nomination goes to...

Nov. 15, 2019 7:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — L may typically stand for “loser” but artists like Lizzo, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X and Lewis Capaldi are likely to score big next week when the Grammy nominations are unveiled, with expected nods in key categories, from album of the year to record and song of the year. The...

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Nov. 14, 2019 6:22 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women. The comedian and Oscar-winning actress...

Ricky Gervais returning to host the 2020 Golden Globe Awards

Nov. 12, 2019 8:28 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Look out Hollywood, Ricky Gervais is returning to host the Golden Globe Awards. Gervais memorably hosted the Globes from 2010 to 2012, skewering many of the attendees with irreverent jokes. He also lampooned the organization that hosts the Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association....

Chrissy Teigen honored at Baby2Baby gala

Nov. 10, 2019 5:40 AM EST

CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Chrissy Teigen said she felt honored to receive an award at the Baby2Baby Gala, but her acceptance speech wasn't all about her achievement: "No kid should go hungry. No kid should not go without the basics in their home." Teigen — a model, television host and cookbook...

Netflix serves up 'Green Eggs and Ham' with all-star cast

Nov. 6, 2019 3:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When screenwriter Jared Stern was approached about developing Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" as an animated series, he sought advice from one important woman and the consent of another. "I mentioned it to my grandmother and she said, 'That was your favorite book when you were little....

Golden Globes to honor TV pioneer Ellen DeGeneres

Nov. 4, 2019 8:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe Awards will give its new TV special achievement trophy to someone who has been a pioneering sitcom star, a TV talk-show host and a game-show MC — Ellen DeGeneres. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Monday that the Carol Burnett Award — the...

After son's death, Craig Morgan finds God's purpose in song

Oct. 25, 2019 12:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The last evening that country singer Craig Morgan spent with his 19-year-old son, Jerry, was during one of Morgan's performances at Grand Ole Opry three years ago. "The last pictures I have of us together is on that stage," Morgan, 55, said backstage at the Opry House this week. "So...