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The Latest: HBO reclaims throne as king of Emmy nominations

Jul. 16, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy nominations (all times local): 9:44 a.m. HBO has reclaimed its throne as king of Emmy nominations. The cable network received a whopping 137 nominations Tuesday morning, riding the dragon wings of "Game of Thrones," which received a record 32. The nominations...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make final grabs for Emmy glory

Jul. 11, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a long-running, much-admired television series ends, Emmy voters can bring the show and its stars back for a final bow — or give them the bum's rush. "Game of Thrones," ''Veep" and "The Big Bang Theory," three major series that wrapped last season, will find out with...

Rip Torn of 'Larry Sanders Show,' 'Men in Black,' dies at 88

Jul. 10, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in television, theater, and movies, such as "Men in Black," and win an Emmy in his 60s for "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88. Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife,...

AT&T pulls 'Friends' from Netflix for its streaming service

Jul. 9, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is pulling "Friends" from Netflix to beef up its own upcoming streaming service. With new services launching, popular shows are splintering onto several different platforms. The wireless company, which owns the WarnerMedia entertainment business, also said Tuesday that its service...

'Snowfall' cast remembers John Singleton at season premiere

Jul. 9, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Snowfall" co-executive producer and co-creator John Singleton was in the hearts and minds of cast members who gathered Monday on the red carpet for the premiere of the third season of the FX crime drama. Singleton, 51, died in late April following a stroke while the new season was still...

Kaley Cuoco takes a dramatic turn after 'Big Bang Theory'

Jul. 1, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kaley Cuoco is making a big move after wrapping 12 seasons with "The Big Bang Theory," with a new production deal and a pivot from comedy to drama. Cuoco has signed an exclusive, multi-year deal with Warner Bros. Television Group, the company said Monday. The agreement keeps Cuoco in...

Musician offers peek inside song selected for Showtime

Jun. 29, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — For months, Tim Tucker sidled up to the piano and repeatedly played the first line of what would become a stirring duet. Over and over again the notes of the melody flowed off of his fingers as he sang, "Stormy weekends, they get me down, ain't nothing left for me in this town, come on...

South Korea's 'Song-Song' couple seek divorce, stunning fans

Jun. 27, 2019 4:08 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean superstar couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo are seeking a divorce to end their celebrity marriage of less than two years. Dubbed as "Song-Song couple," both have huge followings across Asia and elsewhere. They married in October 2017 after falling in love while...

St. Louis abortion clinic to defy state over pelvic exam

Jun. 20, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's only abortion clinic, already facing the threat of losing its license, says it will defy the state by refusing to perform a required pelvic examination days before an abortion. Calling the exam requirement "disrespectful and dehumanizing," a Planned Parenthood spokeswoman...

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job, returning to Arkansas

Jun. 14, 2019 6:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced. Trump said Thursday he's...