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'Crown,' 'Interview With the Vampire' among TV highlights

Sep. 29, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — What’s fall got to do with the fall TV season? Summer had yet to roll up its Labor Day beach blanket when two major series, “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” and “House of the Dragon” arrived. While the broadcast pattern of a strict...

Oscar-winning 'Cuckoo's Nest' actor Louise Fletcher dies

Sep. 24, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” set a new standard for screen villains and won her an Academy Award, has died at age 88. Fletcher died in her...

Review: Sidney Poitier documentary shows a constant striving

Sep. 21, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

Sidney Poitier was not expected to live. He was born two months premature to uneducated tomato farmers in the Caribbean. His father planned to use a shoe box as a makeshift coffin. Poitier's rise from that humble origin to become an Oscar-winning box office draw and civil rights...

Golden Globes to return to NBC in January after year off-air

Sep. 20, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year spent off-air, the Golden Globe Awards are returning to NBC in January, as the embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association seeks a primetime comeback after more than a year of turmoil. NBC, the Hollywood Press Association and dick clark productions on...

Rapper Mystikal pleads not guilty to rape, drug charges

Sep. 19, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Grammy-nominated rapper Mystikal pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges accusing him of raping and choking a woman at his home in Louisiana and of possessing several drugs. The 51-year-old performer whose given name is Michael Tyler is innocent of all...

Steven Spielberg's 'Fabelmans' wins Toronto audience award

Sep. 18, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

Steven Spielberg's autobiographical coming-of-age drama “The Fabelmans" won the Toronto International Film Festival's top prize, the People's Choice Award, solidifying its early status as Academy Awards frontrunner. Toronto's audience award was announced Sunday as the largest...

From house dances to Grammys, zydeco is rooted in Louisiana

Sep. 17, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Lena Charles grew up in Opelousas hearing the rhythmic tunes of zydeco, a genre of music that became a big part of her life from a very young age. The unique mixture of rhythm and blues, soul, Cajun, and Creole music, born in the living rooms and back roads...

Rapper Mystikal to be arraigned on rape, other charges

Sep. 16, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Grammy-nominated hip-hop performer Mystikal is scheduled for arraignment on charges accusing him of raping and choking a woman, and illegally possessing drugs at his Louisiana home. Charges the performer will face during his arraignment Monday will include...

‘Abbott Elementary’ creator visits Kimmel, collects apology

Sep. 15, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Abbott Elementary” creator-star Quinta Brunson took revenge on Jimmy Kimmel's Emmy prank with one of her own, then collected an apology from the late-night host whose bit was criticized as rude and worse. Kimmel, who had distracted attention from Brunson's...

Tearful Allison Russell wins Americana Award for debut album

Sep. 15, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Canadian singer-songwriter Allison Russell won album of the year for her debut solo record “Outside Child,” while bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings won artist of the year at the Americana Honors and Awards. Russell, whose starkly beautiful album touches...