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Star Trek's interracial kiss 50 years ago heralded change

Nov. 28, 2018 1:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction's most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on "Star...

Get in the holiday mood with Diana Ross, John Legend, more

Nov. 20, 2018 5:57 PM EST

Here's a collection of holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press. ______ Diana Ross, "Wonderful Christmas Time" (UMe/Ross Records) Are you in the mood for jolly, singalong Christmas music? Diana Ross has you covered. Looking for something more serene, with religious tones? Diana Ross has you covered. Or are...

Mrs. Oleson of 'Little House' Katherine MacGregor dead at 93

Nov. 14, 2018 2:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katherine MacGregor, who played petty, gossiping mother Harriet Oleson on TV's "Little House on the Prairie," has died, a representative said Wednesday. She was 93. MacGregor died Tuesday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles, said Tony Sears, who...

'Batman,' 'Star Trek' TV collectibles to be auctioned

Nov. 1, 2018 1:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A longtime TV memorabilia collector is putting props and costumes from "Batman," ''Star Trek" and other shows up for auction. James Comisar said 400 items from his collection will be for sale. That includes the Riddler's green jacket from the first episode of "Batman" and a protective...

TV Review: A Roseanne Barr-less 'The Conners' is a triumph

Oct. 17, 2018 6:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Can there be a "Roseanne" without Roseanne? The answer is yes, indeed. There can even be a pretty good sitcom. And you might not miss her that much. ABC on Tuesday night aired the first episode of "The Conners," a spinoff of "Roseanne" without Roseanne Barr. An overdose of pain pills may be...