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MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski apologizes for homophobic comment

Dec. 13, 2018 2:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump attacked MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski on Thursday for using a homophobic slur on the air and tweeted that if a conservative person had said it, "that person would be banned permanently from television." "She will probably be given a pass despite their terrible ratings," Trump...

Christina Aguilera headlines New Year's Eve in Times Square

Dec. 13, 2018 8:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square. Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown on "Dick Clark's New...

AP names "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" its top TV show of 2018

Dec. 12, 2018 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 TV shows of the year by Associated Press writer Alicia Rancilio. 1. "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," on Amazon Prime. From its costumes to the dialogue to the music to the quirky characters, this show is a delight. Watch it to feel good. 2. "This is Us," on NBC. Some suggest the...

Breakthrough Entertainer: 'Insecure' star Natasha Rothwell

Dec. 12, 2018 11:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Natasha Rothwell claims she is shy in real life, but her scene-stealing supporting roles in HBO's hit show "Insecure" and the film "Love, Simon" have proven otherwise. Rothwell's outspoken TV character, Kelli, shines with witty one-liners and brash behavior, sometimes even more than...

List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Dec. 12, 2018 10:44 AM EST

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California: MOVIES Actor: Christian Bale, "Vice"; Bradley Cooper, "A Star Is Born"; Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Viggo Mortensen, "Green Book"; John David...

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA

Dec. 11, 2018 6:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old former pro player is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Gimelstob's attorney, Shawn Holley, didn't...

ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension

Dec. 11, 2018 5:54 PM EST

Jessica Mendoza will have more of a presence on various ESPN platforms starting next baseball season. Mendoza signed a multiyear extension with ESPN to remain part of the "Sunday Night Baseball" announcer's booth and make more studio appearances. In 2015, Mendoza became the first female analyst for a nationally...

With new board in place, CBS to decide Moonves' exit pay

Dec. 11, 2018 5:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after the scandal. CBS shareholders ratified the 11 board members, including six new...

Aaron Sorkin hits Broadway with an iconic courtroom drama

Dec. 11, 2018 3:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Sorkin is a huge fan of courtroom dramas, both as a reader and as a watcher. His first Broadway play was the swashbuckling military justice story, "A Few Good Men," and he's returned with another legal thriller this winter. But this time he had to shake off a real courtroom drama. A...

Some old favorites - very old - reappear on television

Dec. 11, 2018 3:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people who watched them. ABC's showing of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the most-watched of a handful of holiday specials that aired in prime-time last week, reaching 5.3 million viewers, the Nielsen...