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Britney Spears' ex ordered to trial on stalking charge

Jun. 27, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A California judge found Monday that there is enough evidence against a man once briefly married to Britney Spears who showed up uninvited at the pop star's wedding to go to trial on a felony stalking charge. After a two-hour preliminary hearing, Ventura...

Daytime Emmys return to live in-person show, 'Y&R' tops noms

Jun. 23, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After two years of real-life drama and isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic, the stars and shows of daytime television are gathering in person to hand out trophies at the Daytime Emmys. Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner of “Entertainment Tonight”...

Spears' ex who appeared at wedding charged with stalking

Jun. 13, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A man once briefly married to Britney Spears who showed up uninvited at the pop star's wedding to longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari was charged Monday with felony stalking. Jason Alexander, 40, pleaded not guilty in Ventura County court to the charge, along...

Rising food star Eitan Bernath leans into world comfort food

May. 31, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a kid, Eitan Bernath didn’t collect baseball cards, comic books or coins like his peers did. He collected kitchen tools. “My fondest memories from my life are always around food,” he says. Mind you, that life is still young. Bernath is just 20, but he’s...

Film Review: ‘Firestarter’ remake fails to ignite

May. 13, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

For a movie about a girl with pyrokinetic powers, “ Firestarter ” is lacking a certain spark. This new adaptation of Stephen King’s 1980 novel is not scary or thrilling, nor is it emotionally resonant or particularly moving. No, this outing is a dull slog, even with its cool,...

New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'

May. 09, 2022 13:36 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 — Stephanie Conway is a popular high school senior in 2002, but a cheerleading accident puts her in...

Penn Badgley co-creates podcast on adolescence

May. 04, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On the original version of “Gossip Girl,” Penn Badgley's character Dan Humphrey was nicknamed Lonely Boy, an introverted, teenage outsider who longed for a fast-forward button for high school. The actor is tapping into his own familiarity with the angst of a young person by...

Biden roasts Trump, GOP, himself at correspondents' dinner

May. 01, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House press corps' annual gala returned Saturday night along with the roasting of Washington, the journalists who cover it and the man at the helm: President Joe Biden. The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, sidelined by the pandemic in...

TCM Film Festival returns to Hollywood with Spielberg, more

Apr. 18, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

Classic film lovers know the importance of a grand entrance and the folks at Turner Classic Movies are pulling out all the stops for the return of the TCM Classic Film Festival this week in Hollywood. After two years of virtual editions because of the pandemic, the festival kicks...