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What to stream this weekend: 'Kung Fu Panda 4' chops, PBS hits the disco and Kevin Hart chats

Jun. 21, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

The debut of “Echoes,” a sequel series to “Orphan Black," and the documentary “Bread & Roses” looking at how Afghan women’s lives were impacted after Kabul fell to the Taliban in 2021 are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. ...

Lidia Bastianich, Melody Thomas Scott and Ed Scott to receive Daytime Emmys lifetime achievement

May. 06, 2024 15:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public television host and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich, “The Young and the Restless” actor Melody Thomas Scott and “The Bold and the Beautiful” producer Edward Scott will be the Lifetime Achievement honorees at the Daytime Emmys in June. Bastianich...

How Rita Moreno uses honors like an upcoming public television award to further her philanthropy

May. 06, 2024 07:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rita Moreno says it was always in her nature to be generous – to hold doors for people and help lighten a mother’s load if she was struggling with shopping bags and children. But Moreno, still the only Latina EGOT -- winner of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards...

What to stream this weekend: Dua Lipa, Seinfeld's 'Unfrosted' 'Hacks' and 'Welcome to Wrexham'

May. 03, 2024 10:05 AM EDT

The return of “Hacks” and a new Jerry Seinfeld movie are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists: New episodes of “Behind...

John Lithgow takes on the role of the new kid in school for a PBS special celebrating arts education

Apr. 24, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

At 78, John Lithgow's acting career is not slowing down. He appeared in the best picture nominee “Killers of the Flower Moon” and starred with Jeff Bridges in the FX series “The Old Man." Recently, the two-time Academy Award nominee and multiple Emmy, Tony and Golden Globes-winning actor...