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Lionsgate confirms it will not pull ‘Mad Men’ episode containing blackface

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- As television series revisit problematic content and remove instances of material deemed racist, Lionsgate has announced that it will not delete an episode of Mad Men that contains blackface.The Los Angeles Times reports   ... Read More

Tom Hanks calls out people who won’t wear a mask, “My Lord, it’s common sense”

ABC/Ida Mae Astute(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) -- Tom Hanks is calling out people who aren't doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19. According to People, while promoting his upcoming Apple TV+ movie Greyhound, the 63-year-old   ... Read More

‘Justice League”s Ray Stevens slams director Joss Whedon for alleged “gross, abusive” on-set behavior

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- His character Victor Stone/Cyborg reportedly got the short shrift after writer-director Joss Whedon swooped in to re-edit Justice League, but with the original Zack Snyder cut on the horizon, actor Ray Stevens isn't holding back. In a tweet, Stevens   ... Read More

“THIS ROCKS! THIS ROCKS!” Beavis and Butt-Head to return with reboot from creator Mike Judge

"Beavis and Butt-Head Do America"/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Beavis and Butt-Head is coming back."It seemed like the time was right to get stupid again."  That's the word from Mike Judge, the guy who shot to fame with the MTV   ... Read More

In now-viral post, TikTok user shows how ‘Glee’ crowds were filled with dummies — literally

iStock/Mlenny(LOS ANGELES) -- Fans of the hit Fox show Glee were dummies -- literally. More specifically, a TikTok user named Kelly Sipos was re-watching the show when she spotted something weird: lifeless "fans" used to fill in crowd scenes. "I   ... Read More

‘Unsolved Mysteries’ is back with six baffling new cases on Netflix

Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Cue the creepy theme music: The iconic series Unsolved Mysteries is back, debuting July 1 with six all-new episodes on Netflix. Prepare to be baffled as you try to wrap your head around each unexplained case   ... Read More

Food Network orders second helping of ‘Amy Schumer Learns to Cook’

Food Network(LOS ANGELES) -- Looks like seconds are in order for Amy Schumer. Food Network announced on Tuesday that it has ordered additional episodes of breakout series, Amy Schumer Learns to CookThe self-shot series offers a behind-the-scenes   ... Read More

‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland confirms COVID-19 has pushed back her wedding plans

Lester Cohen/Getty Images for InStyle(LOS ANGELES) -- With COVID-19 cases on the rise, Modern Family star Sarah Hyland confirmed that her wedding plans have officially been put on hold.Hyland, who became engaged to actor Wells Adams in 2019, appeared in Monday's episode   ... Read More

Jennifer Aniston says “wear a damn mask” in response to surging COVID-19 numbers

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The time for debate over wearing a face mask is over says Jennifer Aniston, who officially joined the leagues of celebrities and politicians urging people to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The U.S. is currently   ... Read More

Motion Picture Academy boosts women, minorities with new members

AMPAS(LOS ANGELES) -- After last month's announcement it would be making a concerted effort to boost diversity within its ranks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced some A-List additions.Eva Longoria, Natasha Lyonne and Zazie Beetz   ... Read More

Johnny Depp allegedly texted assistant to buy him ecstasy and cocaine

ABC/Randy Holmes(LONDON) -- (NOTE NATURE, CONTENT) The messy legal battle between Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard wages on as damning texts from the Pirates of the Caribbean star were unveiled in a British court.The two are locked in several legal battles with each   ... Read More

‘MythBusters’ Adam Savage denies sister’s allegations he sexually abused her

Barry Brecheisen/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Former MythBusters host Adam Savage is denying allegations from his sister that he sexually abused her when they were children.In a lawsuit obtained by the New York Post, Miranda Pacchiana, 51, claims the abuse took place “beginning
  ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein victims win $18.8 million settlement in civil case

ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- A group of women who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct announced Tuesday that they have reached an $18.8 million settlement as part of a class-action lawsuit.The payments, pending approval by the bankruptcy
  ... Read More

“I’m as upset as you are”: Larry David announces the season 11 return of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

John P. Johnson/HBO(LOS ANGELES) -- HBO has announced that its Emmy-winning hit Curb Your Enthusiasm will return and, as expected, its irascible lead Larry David appears just as excited as you'd expect. "Believe me, I'm as upset about this as you are,"   ... Read More

Twitter users drag Terry Crews over Black Lives Matter claims

ABC/Kevin Mazur(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Terry Crews is trending on Twitter yet again, facing backlash for his polarizing comments.After coming under fire for last month's controversial "Black Supremacy" tweet, social media users ruthlessly criticized Crews' latest tweet regarding Black   ... Read More

Take it from Dr. McDreamy: “Wear a mask”

Photo by Arnold Jerocki/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- He isn't a doctor, but Patrick Dempsey played one on TV, and he's got some medical advice he's heeding himself. Dempsey, who played Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd on Grey's Anatomy, posted a selfie to Instagram   ... Read More

Comedy legend Carl Reiner dead at 98

Photo by John Wolfsohn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Legendary comedian, actor, writer and filmmaker Carl Reiner has died at 98 years old.A rep for the star, who spent more than 60 years in show business, confirms to ABC News that Reiner
  ... Read More

Superman’s cape, Marilyn Monroe’s jewels, K.I.T.T. from ‘Knight Rider’ and more hitting the auction block

Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Treasures from movies and TV -- like a cape worn by the late Christopher Reeve in 1978's Superman: The Movie and Aaron Paul's biohazard suit worn as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad -- to real-life treasures   ... Read More

AMC Theatres delays reopening until July 30

iStock/Rawpixel(LOS ANGELES) -- Just over a week after AMC announced its intentions to reopen 450 of its 600-plus U.S. theaters on July 15, the chain has pushed that date back two weeks to July 30.“We continue to devote   ... Read More

YouTube star Liza Koshy apologizes for racially insensitive videos

Steve Granitz/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Liza Koshy is the latest YouTube star to face backlash over a couple of 2016 videos that resurfaced last week, of which Koshy and her then-boyfriend, David Dobrik, used mock Japanese accents.In response to the controversy, Koshy
  ... Read More

“I am ashamed”: Florence Pugh apologizes for past cultural appropriation

ABC/Eric McCandless(LOS ANGELES) -- She may play an chameleonic assassin in Marvel's delayed Black Widow movie, but a series of "looks" in Florence Pugh's past has led her to apologize for committing cultural appropriation. In a lengthy Instagram post,   ... Read More

Jennifer Hudson dazzles as Aretha Franklin in new ‘Respect’ trailer

MGM(LOS ANGELES) -- Jennifer Hudson wowed during the 2020 BET Awards Sunday night, in more ways than one.First, the 38-year-old American Idol alum delivered a tribute performance of Aretha Franklin's 1972 hit, "Young, Gifted, and Black," for the   ... Read More

Curtains: Broadway closed for the rest of the year

iStock/400tmax(NEW YORK) -- It's no surprise, but now it's official: the Great White Way won't be back for the rest of the year. Some 31 Broadway productions had been closed on March 12, when restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic began   ... Read More

Report: Margot Robbie boarding female-fronted ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ project

ABC/Kelsea McNeal(LOS ANGELES) -- Margot Robbie and Christina Hodson, the latter of whom wrote Robbie's Birds of Prey film, are teaming up for a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie for Disney.The Hollywood Reporter explains the project, based on the   ... Read More

Ryan Reynolds hilariously crashes ‘X-Men’ Zoom reunion

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- One would think that quarantine would have eliminated awkward run-ins with people, but as Ryan Reynolds proves, those interactions haven't gone anywhere. They've simply reemerged in the form of crashed Zoom calls.   ... Read More

Hulu removes ‘Golden Girls’ episode for containing blackface scene

NBC/NBCU Photo Bank(LOS ANGELES) -- As streaming services continue to pull episodes for containing racially insensitive content, Hulu has removed an episode of Golden Girls from its streaming catalogue over a scene that could be misconstrued as blackface.Deadline reports that the   ... Read More

Disney bumps ‘Mulan’ over ongoing COVID-19 closures

Liu Yifei as Mulan/© 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.(LOS ANGELES) -- Disney has announced that it has pushed the release date for its live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic Mulan from July 24 to August 21.    ... Read More

Anthony Mackie calls for more diversity in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Manny Carabel/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, claims the MCU is guilty of not having enough diversity behind the scenes.Speaking to Variety on Sunday for its Actors on Actors issue, Mackie said he   ... Read More

Quarantine-style remake of ‘The Princess Bride’ to air on Quibi

JC Olivera/WireImage (L-R: Jason Reitman, Rob Reiner)(LOS ANGELES) -- If you’re a fan of The Princess Bride, Quibi has a quarantine treat for you.Vanity Fair reports the streaming platform will be launching a DIY recreation of the   ... Read More

‘Ghostbusters’ alum Ernie Hudson explains why he’d rather play a superhero than a villain

Courtesy of BET(NEW YORK) -- Ernie Hudson is sharing more details on his desire to join a superhero film.After the Ghostbusters alum recently revealed that he lobbied to be in Black Panther and is still in talks to
  ... Read More

Main News Page


Lionsgate confirms it will not pull ‘Mad Men’ episode containing blackface

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- As television series revisit problematic content and remove instances of material deemed racist, Lionsgate has announced that it will not delete an episode of Mad Men that contains blackface.The Los Angeles Times reports   ... Read More

Tom Hanks calls out people who won’t wear a mask, “My Lord, it’s common sense”

ABC/Ida Mae Astute(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) -- Tom Hanks is calling out people who aren't doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19. According to People, while promoting his upcoming Apple TV+ movie Greyhound, the 63-year-old   ... Read More

‘Justice League”s Ray Stevens slams director Joss Whedon for alleged “gross, abusive” on-set behavior

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- His character Victor Stone/Cyborg reportedly got the short shrift after writer-director Joss Whedon swooped in to re-edit Justice League, but with the original Zack Snyder cut on the horizon, actor Ray Stevens isn't holding back. In a tweet, Stevens   ... Read More

“THIS ROCKS! THIS ROCKS!” Beavis and Butt-Head to return with reboot from creator Mike Judge

"Beavis and Butt-Head Do America"/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Beavis and Butt-Head is coming back."It seemed like the time was right to get stupid again."  That's the word from Mike Judge, the guy who shot to fame with the MTV   ... Read More

In now-viral post, TikTok user shows how ‘Glee’ crowds were filled with dummies — literally

iStock/Mlenny(LOS ANGELES) -- Fans of the hit Fox show Glee were dummies -- literally. More specifically, a TikTok user named Kelly Sipos was re-watching the show when she spotted something weird: lifeless "fans" used to fill in crowd scenes. "I   ... Read More

‘Unsolved Mysteries’ is back with six baffling new cases on Netflix

Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Cue the creepy theme music: The iconic series Unsolved Mysteries is back, debuting July 1 with six all-new episodes on Netflix. Prepare to be baffled as you try to wrap your head around each unexplained case   ... Read More

Food Network orders second helping of ‘Amy Schumer Learns to Cook’

Food Network(LOS ANGELES) -- Looks like seconds are in order for Amy Schumer. Food Network announced on Tuesday that it has ordered additional episodes of breakout series, Amy Schumer Learns to CookThe self-shot series offers a behind-the-scenes   ... Read More

‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland confirms COVID-19 has pushed back her wedding plans

Lester Cohen/Getty Images for InStyle(LOS ANGELES) -- With COVID-19 cases on the rise, Modern Family star Sarah Hyland confirmed that her wedding plans have officially been put on hold.Hyland, who became engaged to actor Wells Adams in 2019, appeared in Monday's episode   ... Read More

Jennifer Aniston says “wear a damn mask” in response to surging COVID-19 numbers

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The time for debate over wearing a face mask is over says Jennifer Aniston, who officially joined the leagues of celebrities and politicians urging people to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The U.S. is currently   ... Read More

Motion Picture Academy boosts women, minorities with new members

AMPAS(LOS ANGELES) -- After last month's announcement it would be making a concerted effort to boost diversity within its ranks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced some A-List additions.Eva Longoria, Natasha Lyonne and Zazie Beetz   ... Read More

Johnny Depp allegedly texted assistant to buy him ecstasy and cocaine

ABC/Randy Holmes(LONDON) -- (NOTE NATURE, CONTENT) The messy legal battle between Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard wages on as damning texts from the Pirates of the Caribbean star were unveiled in a British court.The two are locked in several legal battles with each   ... Read More

‘MythBusters’ Adam Savage denies sister’s allegations he sexually abused her

Barry Brecheisen/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Former MythBusters host Adam Savage is denying allegations from his sister that he sexually abused her when they were children.In a lawsuit obtained by the New York Post, Miranda Pacchiana, 51, claims the abuse took place “beginning
  ... Read More

Harvey Weinstein victims win $18.8 million settlement in civil case

ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- A group of women who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct announced Tuesday that they have reached an $18.8 million settlement as part of a class-action lawsuit.The payments, pending approval by the bankruptcy
  ... Read More

“I’m as upset as you are”: Larry David announces the season 11 return of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

John P. Johnson/HBO(LOS ANGELES) -- HBO has announced that its Emmy-winning hit Curb Your Enthusiasm will return and, as expected, its irascible lead Larry David appears just as excited as you'd expect. "Believe me, I'm as upset about this as you are,"   ... Read More

Twitter users drag Terry Crews over Black Lives Matter claims

ABC/Kevin Mazur(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Terry Crews is trending on Twitter yet again, facing backlash for his polarizing comments.After coming under fire for last month's controversial "Black Supremacy" tweet, social media users ruthlessly criticized Crews' latest tweet regarding Black   ... Read More

Take it from Dr. McDreamy: “Wear a mask”

Photo by Arnold Jerocki/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- He isn't a doctor, but Patrick Dempsey played one on TV, and he's got some medical advice he's heeding himself. Dempsey, who played Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd on Grey's Anatomy, posted a selfie to Instagram   ... Read More

Comedy legend Carl Reiner dead at 98

Photo by John Wolfsohn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Legendary comedian, actor, writer and filmmaker Carl Reiner has died at 98 years old.A rep for the star, who spent more than 60 years in show business, confirms to ABC News that Reiner
  ... Read More

Superman’s cape, Marilyn Monroe’s jewels, K.I.T.T. from ‘Knight Rider’ and more hitting the auction block

Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Treasures from movies and TV -- like a cape worn by the late Christopher Reeve in 1978's Superman: The Movie and Aaron Paul's biohazard suit worn as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad -- to real-life treasures   ... Read More

AMC Theatres delays reopening until July 30

iStock/Rawpixel(LOS ANGELES) -- Just over a week after AMC announced its intentions to reopen 450 of its 600-plus U.S. theaters on July 15, the chain has pushed that date back two weeks to July 30.“We continue to devote   ... Read More

YouTube star Liza Koshy apologizes for racially insensitive videos

Steve Granitz/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Liza Koshy is the latest YouTube star to face backlash over a couple of 2016 videos that resurfaced last week, of which Koshy and her then-boyfriend, David Dobrik, used mock Japanese accents.In response to the controversy, Koshy
  ... Read More

“I am ashamed”: Florence Pugh apologizes for past cultural appropriation

ABC/Eric McCandless(LOS ANGELES) -- She may play an chameleonic assassin in Marvel's delayed Black Widow movie, but a series of "looks" in Florence Pugh's past has led her to apologize for committing cultural appropriation. In a lengthy Instagram post,   ... Read More

Jennifer Hudson dazzles as Aretha Franklin in new ‘Respect’ trailer

MGM(LOS ANGELES) -- Jennifer Hudson wowed during the 2020 BET Awards Sunday night, in more ways than one.First, the 38-year-old American Idol alum delivered a tribute performance of Aretha Franklin's 1972 hit, "Young, Gifted, and Black," for the   ... Read More

Curtains: Broadway closed for the rest of the year

iStock/400tmax(NEW YORK) -- It's no surprise, but now it's official: the Great White Way won't be back for the rest of the year. Some 31 Broadway productions had been closed on March 12, when restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic began   ... Read More

Report: Margot Robbie boarding female-fronted ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ project

ABC/Kelsea McNeal(LOS ANGELES) -- Margot Robbie and Christina Hodson, the latter of whom wrote Robbie's Birds of Prey film, are teaming up for a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie for Disney.The Hollywood Reporter explains the project, based on the   ... Read More

Ryan Reynolds hilariously crashes ‘X-Men’ Zoom reunion

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- One would think that quarantine would have eliminated awkward run-ins with people, but as Ryan Reynolds proves, those interactions haven't gone anywhere. They've simply reemerged in the form of crashed Zoom calls.   ... Read More

Hulu removes ‘Golden Girls’ episode for containing blackface scene

NBC/NBCU Photo Bank(LOS ANGELES) -- As streaming services continue to pull episodes for containing racially insensitive content, Hulu has removed an episode of Golden Girls from its streaming catalogue over a scene that could be misconstrued as blackface.Deadline reports that the   ... Read More

Disney bumps ‘Mulan’ over ongoing COVID-19 closures

Liu Yifei as Mulan/© 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.(LOS ANGELES) -- Disney has announced that it has pushed the release date for its live-action remake of the 1998 animated classic Mulan from July 24 to August 21.    ... Read More

Anthony Mackie calls for more diversity in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Manny Carabel/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, claims the MCU is guilty of not having enough diversity behind the scenes.Speaking to Variety on Sunday for its Actors on Actors issue, Mackie said he   ... Read More

Quarantine-style remake of ‘The Princess Bride’ to air on Quibi

JC Olivera/WireImage (L-R: Jason Reitman, Rob Reiner)(LOS ANGELES) -- If you’re a fan of The Princess Bride, Quibi has a quarantine treat for you.Vanity Fair reports the streaming platform will be launching a DIY recreation of the   ... Read More

‘Ghostbusters’ alum Ernie Hudson explains why he’d rather play a superhero than a villain

Courtesy of BET(NEW YORK) -- Ernie Hudson is sharing more details on his desire to join a superhero film.After the Ghostbusters alum recently revealed that he lobbied to be in Black Panther and is still in talks to
  ... Read More

Main News Page


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