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Ronaldo downplays impact of tell-all pre-World Cup interview

Nov. 21, 2022 05:25 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is unfazed by the drama created by his explosive pre- World Cup interview on British TV and maintained Monday the atmosphere in Portugal’s squad was “excellent” heading into the tournament. The Manchester United striker gave an impromptu...

Sci-fi drama 'Westworld' canceled by HBO after 4 seasons

Nov. 04, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO has pulled the plug on “Westworld,” its Emmy-winning sci-fi drama. The series’ cancellation came less than three months after its fourth season concluded in August. The cast included Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Aaron Paul and Thandiwe...

'Manifest' takes off on Netflix for fourth and final season

Nov. 02, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

When NBC canceled the sci-fi family drama “Manifest” last year after three seasons, fans were devastated: The central mystery about a commercial plane that disappeared for more than five years — only to land with crew and passengers that hadn't aged a day — was nowhere near solved. ...

Review: Jennifer Lawrence keeps 'Causeway' nicely afloat

Nov. 01, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

A pickup truck breaking down on the street turns into a blessing of sorts in “Causeway,” a new, gentle Apple TV+ drama starring Jennifer Lawrence. She plays a military engineer recovering in her native New Orleans after a debilitating brain injury suffered in Afghanistan when her...

Leslie Jordan, versatile Emmy-winning actor, dies at 67

Oct. 24, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Jordan, the actor whose wry Southern drawl and versatility made him a comedy and drama standout on TV series including “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story,” has died. The Emmy-winner, whose videos turned him into a social media star during the pandemic,...

Football, dramas lead Nielsen's weekly top 20 list

Oct. 11, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the Nielsen company's list of the 20 most-watched prime-time television programs for the week of Oct. 3-9: 1. NFL Football: Cincinnati at Baltimore, NBC, 15.88 million. 2. “NFL Pregame,” NBC, 11.85 million. 3. NFL Football:...

Procedural dramas jump to front in TV's opening week

Sep. 27, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Besides live sports, the one thing broadcast networks can be counted on for these days is franchise procedural dramas. That was evident on opening week of a new television season, when the 10 most-watched scripted programs all fit this tried-and-true formula,...

New this week: 'Reasonable Doubt,' 'Blonde' and Björk

Sep. 26, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Andrew Dominik’s long-delayed, NC-17 rated epic about Norma Jean Baker, or Marilyn Monroe, is...

TV hit ‘Peaky Blinders’ expands story through dance show

Sep. 26, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Steven Knight looks astounded, almost lost for words. He’s just watched contemporary dance company Rambert run through scenes from the first act of their “Peaky Blinders” production, based on the hit TV show that he wrote and created. Watching the immediate...

Greece's Irene Papas, who earned Hollywood fame, dies at 93

Sep. 14, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Irene Papas, the Greek actress and recording artist renowned for her dramatic performances and austere beauty that earned her prominent roles in Hollywood movies as well as in French and Italian cinema over six decades has died. She was 93. The Greek Culture...