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In this image released by ABC, Randall Park, left, and Constance Wu appear in a scene from the new comedy series

Sitcom casts to do virtual reading for Asian Heritage Month

May. 28, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

The casts of “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Kim's Convenience” are partnering for one night for charity. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the ensembles of both TV comedies will do live online table reads of their respective pilot episodes on Saturday, according to...

This undated photo made available by Terry Cartwright Television Ltd shows the filming in London of “The First Team” a new BBC comedy drama series about a fictional soccer team. One of the executive producers is Tom Werner, the American chairman of Liverpool, who was a source of behind-the-scenes knowledge and footballing contacts. (Terry Cartwright Television Ltd via AP)

Soccer gets comedy series treatment with help from Liverpool

May. 22, 2020 8:03 AM EDT

Mattie Sullivan cannot believe he is making the leap from American soccer to the Premier League. The English club’s American chairman is delighted to be signing a player who can “sell some shirts back home" and hands over the contract to be signed. But the ink isn’t even dry when chairman...

FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, the cast of

ABC renews 19 shows, adds David E. Kelley drama 'Big Sky'

May. 21, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC is bringing back the lion’s share of its series for next season, including “black-ish,” “A Million Little Things” and “The Rookie.” They are among the 19 shows that will return in the 2020-21 season, the network said Thursday, adding...

Police: 90s TV actress arrested during street racing raid

May. 21, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — An actress with credits from a 90s TV sitcom was among 44 people arrested in Atlanta after police disbanded what they described as an illegal street racing event. Maia Campbell, 43, was arrested Saturday and charged with being a pedestrian in the roadway, news outlets reported Wednesday....

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Queen Latifah arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Newark, N.J. Queen Latifah will step into the role of a retired special-ops agent who fiercely believes in justice in “Equalizer,” one of three new CBS shows for the 2020-21 season.  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

CBS 'optimistic' about fall lineup despite production halt

May. 19, 2020 7:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS said it plans a fall schedule that's a close match to last season, but the network is keeping a watchful eye on when the industry will emerge from its virus-caused production shutdown. The majority of the network’s returning shows will be back in the time slots they held in...

FILE - This Dec. 10, 1982 file photo shows members of the original cast of the

Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on 'Leave It to Beaver,' dies

May. 18, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ken Osmond, who on TV’s “Leave It to Beaver,” played two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell, a role so memorable it left him typecast and led to a second career as a police officer, died Monday. Osmond died in Los Angeles at age 76, his family said. No cause was...

This combination of photos released by ABC shows McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg in scenes from the comedy series

How sweaters became scene-stealers on ABC's 'The Goldbergs'

May. 12, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The character Beverly Goldberg on ABC's hit comedy series “The Goldbergs” can elicit laughter before she even speaks, thanks to the over-the-top outfits that are a love letter to the mother of the show's creator and to 1980s fashion. "No dialogue necessary,” laughs...

In this Feb. 11, 2011, photo, Ben Stiller, left, and his father Jerry Stiller arrive at the Help Haiti benefit honoring Sean Penn hosted by the Stiller Foundation and The J/P Haitian Relief Organization, in New York. Comedian veteran Jerry Stiller, who launched his career opposite wife Anne Meara in the 1950s and reemerged four decades later as the hysterically high-strung Frank Costanza on the smash television show “Seinfeld,” died at 92, his son Ben Stiller announced Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92

May. 11, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior years as the high-strung Frank Costanza on the classic sitcom “Seinfeld" and the basement-dwelling father-in-law on “The King of Queens,” died...

FILE  - In this April 2, 2020, file photo, registered nurses Jonathan Fisk, left, and Patrick LaFontaine set up a COVID-19 testing station for pre-screened pediatric patients outside a Children's Health PM Urgent Care facility in Richardson, Texas. A recent Pew Research Center survey found a steady diet of stressful news from the coronavirus pandemic is stressing many consumers out. The poll shows that while nearly 9 in 10 Americans are following pandemic news either very or fairly closely, most people say they need to take breaks.  (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Amid coronavirus news, many need to step away

May. 10, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Heidi Van Roekel makes instructional art videos for YouTube when coronavirus news overwhelms her. Bill Webb takes his boat out. Stacy Mitchell searches her TV for something — anything — to make her laugh. Paradoxically, Kevin Reed, a software designer from Kenmore, Washington,...

This combination photo shows filmmaker Steven Spielberg, from left, and cast members from Spielberg's 1985 film

'Goonies' cast, 'Flintstones' rescue TV viewers in pandemic

Apr. 30, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Gad had a notion about what might soothe the kid in him during a scary time and maybe do the same for others. The actor got to work organizing an online reunion of the cast and creators of the 1985 movie “The Goonies,” which quickly tallied a million-plus views....