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Ellen DeGeneres: proud of what she, daytime TV show achieved

May. 19, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres relishes what her daytime show has given viewers in its nearly two-decade run, a blend of the silly, sometimes earnest and, particularly in the last few years, a respite from hard times. She's also acknowledges that who she is counts for a lot —...

Big dreams for new Warner Bros. Discovery in ad presentation

May. 18, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

In what was essentially a public debut on Wednesday, leaders of the new Warner Bros. Discovery portrayed the media giant as effectively a fifth U.S. broadcast television network, with even bigger aspirations. “Our goal is to build the most dynamic media and entertainment company in...

Pakistan court asks intel agency to stop harassing TV anchor

Apr. 28, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A court in Islamabad on Thursday asked Pakistan’s intelligence agency and the police to stop harassing a prominent TV anchor after his lawyer petitioned the court, saying his client’s fundamental rights were being violated by security officials. The order by...

Jon Stewart: Authoritarian governments a threat, not comedy

Apr. 25, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jon Stewart, accepting the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, warned Sunday night that speculation about the future of comedy amid increased audience cultural sensitivity was ignoring a true and enduring threat: authoritarian governments around the world. ...

Michelle Obama to address democracy summit June 13 in LA

Apr. 20, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama will deliver the keynote address at a democracy summit sponsored by a national, nonpartisan voting organization she helped create, the group announced Wednesday. The former first lady's June 13 remarks to When We All Vote's inaugural Culture of...

Charlie Rose reemerges with first interview since firings

Apr. 14, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Rose, whose career as a journalist imploded in 2017 due to sexual misconduct allegations, emerged Thursday by posting online a lengthy interview he conducted with investor Warren Buffett. Rose said in a message on his website that he was proud to have the...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 17-23

Apr. 11, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 17-23: April 17: Actor David Bradley (“Game of Thrones”) is 80. Musician Jan Hammer is 74. Actor Olivia Hussey is 71. Actor Clarke Peters (“Treme”) is 70. Rapper Afrika Bambaataa is 65. Actor Sean Bean (“Lord of the Rings”) is 63....

Meet Jon Batiste, new Grammy winner with plenty going on

Apr. 04, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Batiste wears so many hats he may need a closet for them all — recording artist, bandleader, musical director, film composer, museum creative director and scion of New Orleans musical royalty. The multi-instrumentalist won five Grammys on Sunday and despite being on TV all...

Grammy nominee Lewis Black 'still learning' the comedy craft

Apr. 01, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lewis Black appreciates his sixth Grammy nomination for best comedy album, but he's skipping the Las Vegas ceremony on Sunday. Instead, he’ll be onstage at a New York theater as part of his “Off the Rails” national tour. A two-time Grammy winner, Black has...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 3-9

Mar. 28, 2022 14:12 PM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 3-9: April 3: Actor Marsha Mason is 80. Singer Wayne Newton is 80. Singer Tony Orlando is 78. Singer Richard Thompson is 73. Bassist Curtis Stone of Highway 101 is 72. Guitarist Mick Mars of Motley Crue is 66. Actor Alec Baldwin is 64. Actor...