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FILE - Larry Wilmore attends the 2019 Writers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Feb. 17, 2019. Wilmore is back on TV and ready to talk politics on his new Peacock streaming show. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Larry Wilmore is ready to talk politics, culture on new show

Sep. 16, 2020 3:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry Wilmore has been down the road as a talk show host before, with a Comedy Central show that was here and gone in two seasons — taking with it his droll and incisive brand of satire. “Wilmore,” his new weekly series for the recently launched Peacock streaming...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018 file photo, Andrew Gillum, then-Democratic candidate for governor, speaks at a news conference in Tallahassee, Fla. Guillum told a television interviewer, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, that he is bisexual. Gillum was responding to rumors swirling since March when he was found intoxicated in a hotel room with two men, including one who works as a male escort. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

2018 Florida gubernatorial nominee says he is bisexual

Sep. 14, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, Florida's Democratic nominee for governor in 2018, told a television interviewer he is bisexual, responding to rumors swirling since March after he was found intoxicated and unconscious in a hotel room with two men, including one who works as a male escort. ...

FILE - Drew Barrymore attends The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project fundraiser on Nov. 12, 2019, in New York. Barrymore's first show on Monday, Sept. 13, 2020, distributed by the CBS television studio, features former

Barrymore sets high standard in her models as talk show host

Sep. 11, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Barrymore is setting a high standard for herself as she joins the world of daytime talk show hosts on Monday. She wants to emulate David Letterman and Howard Stern as interviewers. Both men became media stars through their comedy — ironic for Letterman, crude for Stern. Yet each...

FILE - Ellen DeGeneres poses in the press room at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. DeGeneres says she'll be ready to talk when her daytime show returns this month after a staff shake-up prompted by allegations of a toxic workplace. “I can’t wait to get back to work and back to our studio. And, yes, we’re gonna talk about it,” DeGeneres said in a statement announcing the show's Sept. 21, 2020, start of its 18th season. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

DeGeneres vows candor as clouded talk show charts its return

Sep. 8, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres says she'll be ready to talk when her daytime show returns this month after a staff shake-up prompted by allegations of a toxic workplace. “I can’t wait to get back to work and back to our studio. And, yes, we’re gonna talk about it,” DeGeneres...

This image released by Netflix shows the cast of the coming-of-age film

New this week: 'Cuties,' 'Unpregnant' and fresh 'Jeopardy!'

Sep. 8, 2020 12:58 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 — If you’ve heard about Netflix’s “Cuties” at all, it’s probably because of the poster,...

This image released by Peacock shows Harry Belafonte in a scene from the documentary

The week Harry Belafonte took over TV is subject of new doc

Sep. 8, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Belafonte made history in early 1968. But it was lost to history. While the Vietnam War was raging and civil unrest was convulsing American cities, TV talk show host Johnny Carson did something special: He stepped away from “The Tonight Show” perch for a week. Then...

In this combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Sept. 13-19, Lili Reinhart, from left, attends the 35th Annual Paleyfest for

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 13-19

Sep. 8, 2020 8:16 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 13-19 Sept. 13: Actor Barbara Bain (TV’s “Mission: Impossible”) is 89. Actor Eileen Fulton (“As The World Turns”) is 87. Actor Joe E. Tata (“Beverly Hills, 90210,” ″The Rockford Files”) is 84. Singer David...

In this combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Aug. 30-Sept. 5, Cameron Diaz, from left, arrives for her 92Y In Conversation with Rachael Ray on April 5, 2016, in New York, Chris Tucker arrives at the EBONY Power 100 Gala on Nov. 30, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif., Lily Tomlin arrives at the 17th Annual Women's Image Awards on Feb. 10, 2016, in Los Angeles, Salma Hayek arrives at the Oscars on Feb. 9, 2020, in Los Angeles., Charlie Sheen, ambassador of the condom brand Lelo Hex, poses for photographers after a press conference to celebrate the launch on June 16, 2016, in London, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles and Rose McGowan poses for a portrait on Jan. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo)

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5

Aug. 24, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 5 Aug. 30: Actor Elizabeth Ashley is 81. Actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (“The Dukes of Hazzard”) is 79. Actor John Kani (“Black Panther”) is 78. Comedian Lewis Black (“The Daily Show”) is 72. Actor Timothy Bottoms...

President Donald Trump speaks to the 2020 Council for National Policy Meeting, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump says Democrats' convention was 'gloomiest' in history

Aug. 21, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to cast a more positive light on his presidency Friday after four days of bashing at the Democratic National Convention, saying that where Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sees “American darkness," he sees “American...

FILE - Max Weinberg performs with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band during their

Springsteen drummer appointed to planning and zoning board

Aug. 20, 2020 9:18 AM EDT

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Max Weinberg, the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen and the bandleader for Conan O’Brien’s Late Night and The Tonight Show, has been appointed to a local planning and zoning board in the Florida city where he lives. Weinberg, 69, told The Palm Beach Post he's...