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May 22, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is finishing another television season atop the television ratings. But the network had to sweat a little this time. The traditional TV season that started in September ends on Wednesday, and CBS will win bragging rights for the 10th year in a row. CBS has won for 15 of the last...
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May 22, 2018 - 2:03 pm
The old television broadcast booth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was situated on the roof over the front straightaway, set back just enough that Paul Page remembers being able to see the start-finish line only if he pressed one eye to the glass. Still, it was a great vantage point to see one of...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Paul Simon kicks off his Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour in Vancouver, British Columbia. Simon, who's 76, isn't retiring. He has a disc due out this fall and promises he'll still occasionally appear on stage. Since he started writing songs as a teen-ager, it's hard to imagine that impulse shutting off forever. He’s done with the idea of long concert tours, so if you live in Greensboro, Austin or Orlando and want to see him perform, this is it. (Jimmy Jeong/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Farewell tours don't always mean farewell, but are a ripe time for appreciation and appraisal. Paul Simon's concerts and a new biography offer the opportunity for both. Simon's "Homeward Bound" tour began last week in Vancouver and takes him across North America, to Europe and an...
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Claire Danes attends the premiere of IFC Film's "A Kid Like Jake" at the Landmark at 57 West on Monday, May 21, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
May 22, 2018 - 11:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant Claire Danes walked the red carpet for the New York premiere of her new film, "A Kid Like Jake." She was glowing for a good reason — not just a new movie. "I'm quite pregnant, but feeling good so far," Danes told The Associated Press. The actress is in her second trimester...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The family of late Swedish DJ-producer Avicii says his funeral will be private. In a statement released Tuesday, Avicii's family says the funeral will include "people who were closest" to the performer. The family also asked the media to respect their decision. They added that no...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, David Beckham speaks at an event announcing that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. The team is backed by Beckham and a team of investors. Beckham is described as a good taste ambassador by fashionisto Simon Doonan in "Soccer Style: The Magic and Madness," a book out on June 12. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 22, 2018 - 10:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Simon Doonan is an established fashionisto and lifelong soccer obsessive, both of which he has poured into a new book dedicated to the style drivers of the sport. So what, exactly, sets soccer players apart on the fashion front when compared to other pro athletes? For starters, they...
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May 22, 2018 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An exhibit featuring Norman Rockwell's iconic "Four Freedoms" paintings is opening this weekend. The New-York Historical Society announced Tuesday that "Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms" will run from May 25 to Sept. 2. It will then tour everywhere from Houston to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Reese Witherspoon arrives at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The Oscar-winning actress is collaborating with the audio producer-distributor Audible on audio editions of works highlighted in her Hello Sunshine book club. Witherspoon has recommended Curtis Sittenfeld’s story collection “You Think It, I’ll Say It” and other works by women. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Reese Witherspoon is launching another literary project. The Oscar-winning actress is collaborating with the audio producer-distributor Audible on audio editions of works highlighted in her Hello Sunshine book club. Witherspoon has recommended Curtis Sittenfeld's story collection "...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Streaming numbers for R. Kelly has remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer’s music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming numbers for R. Kelly have remained intact a week after Spotify announced it had removed the R&B singer's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. Spotify made the bold declaration on May 10, but R. Kelly's streaming numbers...
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This image released by Netflix shows, from left, Christian Navarro, Dylan Minnette and Brandon Flynn in "13 Reasons Why." Netflix has canceled the premiere of its second season of the teen drama “13 Reasons Why” because of Friday’s school shooting near Houston. The first season of “13 Reasons Why” drew criticism for its graphic depiction of a teenager’s suicide. The second season will focus on the aftermath of the girl’s death, and reportedly includes a storyline about thwarted school shooting. (Beth Dubber/Netflix via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 4:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A media watchdog group is calling on Netflix to pull its "13 Reasons Why" series because of potentially harmful content. The Parents Television Council describes the second season of the series as "a ticking time bomb to teens and children." It wants both seasons yanked. A request...
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