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Pioneering woman sports reporter Visser to get lifetime Emmy

Feb. 19, 2020 2:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lesley Visser, the pioneering female sports reporter will become the first woman to receive the Sports Lifetime Achievement Award. She will be honored at the 41st Annual Sports Emmy Awards on April 28th. “To be a pioneer at nearly every juncture of sports reporting isn't easy...

Two-time Emmy-nominated actress Paula Kelly has died at 77

Feb. 12, 2020 11:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress, singer and dancer Paula Kelly, who earned an Emmy Award nomination on the sitcom “Night Court” and co-starred with Chita Rivera and Shirley MacLaine in the film “Sweet Charity,” has died. She was 77. Kelly died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary...

Noted jazz keyboardist Lyle Mays dies at age 66

Feb. 11, 2020 10:54 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lyle Mays, a jazz keyboardist whose work, chiefly with the Pat Metheny Group, won nearly a dozen Grammy Awards, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 66. Mays had a “long battle with a recurring illness,” according to Pat Metheny’s website. “Lyle was one of the...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2015 file photo, Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arrive for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. On Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, Poehler announced she and Fey will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Bye, Ricky Gervais: Poehler, Fey to host 2021 Golden Globes

Jan. 11, 2020 2:15 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. Poehler herself shared the announcement at a TV critics meeting Saturday, just a week after the ceremony aired with Ricky Gervais as host. “There are no two funnier people...

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The Latest: '1917' wins best drama film Golden Globe award

Jan. 9, 2020 2:18 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on on the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards honoring achievements in television and film and being presented Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The Golden Globe for drama best picture goes to...

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'Fleabag,' 'Succession,' 'Chernobyl' win top Golden Globes

Jan. 6, 2020 4:06 AM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Real-life stories ruled the Golden Globe TV honors, as Olivia Colman's portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II, Michelle Williams' turn as Broadway star Gwen Verdon and the nuclear disaster drama “Chernobyl” won top honors. Real-world issues also found their way into...

This 2015 photo provided by Jason Mendelson shows Lee Mendelson in Hillsborough, Calif. Lee Mendelson, the producer who changed the face of the holidays when he brought

Lee Mendelson dies; brought "Charlie Brown Christmas" to TV

Dec. 28, 2019 1:32 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lee Mendelson, the producer who changed the face of the holidays when he brought “A Charlie Brown Christmas” to television in 1965 and wrote the lyrics to its signature song, “Christmas Time Is Here,” died on Christmas day, his son said. Mendelson, who won a...