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TCM Classic Film Fest dedicated to late host Robert Osborne

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Turner Classic Movies will continue memorializing Robert Osborne at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles next month. Festival organizers announced Friday that the eighth annual film festival will be dedicated to the channel's longtime host, who died on March 6 at age 84. Osborne's TCM colleagues and friends will share stories about him during a panel discussion on the festival's opening day, April 6.

Man charged in theft of Legend's bag, $25K cufflinks at JFK

NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities have cuffed a man charged with stealing Grammy winner John Legend's Louis Vuitton bag containing $25,000 Cartier cufflinks from an airport luggage cart in New York. District Attorney Richard Brown says 63-year-old Agustin Hilario swiped the bag Thursday when it was momentarily left unattended on a luggage cart at Kennedy Airport. Brown says Hilario was identified through surveillance camera footage.

Melee in court in case tied to 'Real Housewives' guest

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- A melee broke out Friday at a hearing for a pair charged in the deaths of two men found in a burning car owned by a woman who often appears on "Real Housewives of New Jersey." Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas, in court for a detention hearing, were ordered held without bail when the brawl broke out.

Netflix re-ups with Sandler, plan 4 more films together

NEW YORK (AP) -- Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. As part of a previous four-movie deal, Sandler has already produced and starred in two films for Netflix. While neither "Ridiculous 6" nor "The Do-Over" received anything close to good reviews, Netflix said Friday they are the biggest film releases for the service.

E!'s 'The Arrangement' evokes Cruise and Holmes comparisons

NEW YORK (AP) -- "The Arrangement" may remind viewers of rumors about the effect of Scientology on the marriage of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. The drama series, which airs Sunday on E! Entertainment, stars Christine Evangelista as Megan Morrison, an up-and-coming actress who meets A-list actor Kyle West (Josh Henderson) on an audition. He's instantly smitten, and a lunch date leads to an overnight in Mexico.

Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on "The Mindy Project" led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling. Her character joked after hearing that Booker had come to her colleague's event that "I guess anything to get out of Newark, huh?" Booker tweeted "Ouch!" at Kaling on Thursday. He added that he still loved her, though.

John Mayer's new single is ode to ex-girlfriend Katy Perry

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- John Mayer's new single, "Still Feel Like Your Man," is about ex-girlfriend Katy Perry. Lyrics for the upbeat, but wistful single include, "I still keep your shampoo in my shower in case you want to wash your hair." In an interview with The New York Times, Mayer rhetorically asks "who else would I be thinking about" but Perry.

Prince George to attend Thomas's Battersea school in London

LONDON (AP) -- Kensington Palace says Prince George will attend the Thomas's Battersea prep school beginning in September. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced their choice Friday. The palace says the couple is "delighted to have found a school where they are confident George will have a happy and successful start to his education." Thomas's Battersea is a private school with more than 500 children aged 4 to 13.

Barry Manilow joins concert to help human rights groups

NEW YORK (AP) -- Barry Manilow is adding his legendary voice to a concert series in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations. The Grammy-winning singer of songs such as "Mandy," ''I Write the Songs" and "Looks Like We Made It" will appear at the next monthly "Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!" on April 18 at The Town Hall. It also will be streamed live on Facebook.

Even if 'Snooki' bill approved, university to pay speaker

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Even if New Jersey's governor approves a measure inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi to cap what state public universities can pay speakers, Rutgers University is still offering $35,000 for this year's commencement speaker. Rutgers says that the honorarium offered to actor and musician Steven Van Zandt is paid for with money from its beverage contract with Coca-Cola and not taxpayer money.

Katy Perry, Maroon 5 to perform at Wango Tango radio concert

NEW YORK (AP) -- Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and One Direction's Niall Horan are set to perform at the annual Wango Tango concert near Los Angeles in May. Ryan Seacrest and iHeartMedia's KIIS FM announced Friday that rapper Machine Gun Kelly, former Fifth Harmony singer Camilla Cabello and Academy Award nominee and singer Hailee Steinfeld will also hit the stage at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, on May 13.

Coming for you: Who is Kendrick talking about in new song?

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kendrick Lamar called out rappers by name in his infamous "Control" verse released in 2013, but the internet is playing the guessing game about his target in a new song. Lamar released "The Heart Part 4" on Friday and caused a frenzy on social media as fans and listeners tried to figure out whom the rap prince was referring to in the buzzed track. Drake, Big Sean and J.

Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher. Fisher completed filming her role as Princess Leia in "The Last Jedi" before her death following a heart attack in December. Iger said in an interview at a University of Southern California tech conference Thursday that Fisher "appears throughout" the film and her performance "remains as it was.

Review: 'Mass Effect' stumbles in trip to new galaxy

Time for spring break! Why not book a trip to the Andromeda Galaxy, where fun and adventure await on exotic planets no human has ever set foot on before? Two problems: First, it takes 600 years to get there. Second, your travel agent may have exaggerated a bit, and those faraway worlds aren't quite as human-friendly as promised. "Mass Effect: Andromeda" (Electronic Arts, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, $59.

9-inch marble statue could sell for $3 million at auction

NEW YORK (AP) -- She's small but mighty -- and she could be worth more than $3 million. Christie's announced Friday that a 9-inch-tall marble sculpture, called the Guennol (gwehn-AHL') Stargazer, will be auctioned on April 28 in New York. The statue of a female idol from ancient Turkey dates to around 3000 to 2200 B.C. It's thought that the idol was related to fertility. About 15 nearly complete idols survive.