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Review: 'Bombshell' breezes through a Fox News rebellion

Dec. 11, 2019 7:34 PM EST

It’s probably a testament to the makeup artists of Jay Roach’s Fox News docudrama “Bombshell” that the movie opens with a disclaimer announcing that the people depicted within are played by actors. Films don’t ordinarily require a heads up that that’s, you know, Charlize...

Kim Kardashian West sues doctor over 'Vampire Facial'

Dec. 11, 2019 6:28 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian West is suing an Alabama doctor over claims he wrongly used her image to promote a medical procedure called a “Vampire Facial." West filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles against Dr. Charles Runels of coastal Fairhope, Alabama....

Astros probe widens to almost 60 witnesses, 76,000 emails

Dec. 11, 2019 5:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball has interviewed almost 60 people and obtained tens of thousands of electronic messages in its investigation into allegations the Houston Astros broke rules by using a television camera to steal signs. Former Houston pitcher Mike Fiers sparked the investigation when he...

How streaming, diversity, #MeToo shaped TV decade of change

Dec. 11, 2019 3:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” was both an unprecedented achievement and old-school role model in the TV decade that’s rolling its final credits. Installments of the elaborately produced hit were doled out one at a time by an established outlet, premium cable channel HBO. That...

Pat Robertson's Regent University receives re-accreditation

Dec. 11, 2019 2:45 PM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A private Christian university in Virginia that was founded by Pat Robertson will remain accredited for another 10 years. Regent University said in a statement Wednesday that its accreditation was reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on...

'Parasite,' 'Bombshell' get a boost in SAG nominations

Dec. 11, 2019 12:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson received two individual nominations, “Parasite” scored a best ensemble nod and both “The Irishman” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" solidified their Oscar favorite status in nominations announced Wednesday for the 26th Screen...

Ken Harrelson wins Frick Award for broadcast excellece

Dec. 11, 2019 12:28 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ken Harrelson, a former player who called Chicago White Sox games for 34 years, on Wednesday won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting. The 78-year-old was an outfielder and first baseman from 1963-71 for the Kansas City Athletics, Boston, Cleveland and...

Complete list of nominees for 26th SAG Awards

Dec. 11, 2019 10:59 AM EST

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California: MOVIES Actor: Christian Bale, “Ford v Ferrari”; Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”; Adam Driver,...

Philip McKeon, "Tommy" on '80s sitcom "Alice," dies at 55

Dec. 10, 2019 7:35 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Philip McKeon, who as a child actor was featured as the son of Linda Lavin's Alice Hyatt in the 1980s CBS situation comedy “Alice,” has died in Texas at age 55, a family spokesman said. Spokesman Jeff Ballard said McKeon died Tuesday after a long illness. He said further details...

NFL, NCAA football fuel Fox TV's win of the prime-time week

Dec. 10, 2019 6:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fueled by both college and pro football, Fox won a rare title as champ of the broadcast week among networks. Fox's Thursday night NFL airing of the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears was the week's top show of any kind with 18.23 million viewers, and its broadcast of the Big 10 title game...