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Sep 29, 2016 4:00 AM

Lin-Manuel Miranda of 'Hamilton' to host 'Saturday Night Live'

LOS ANGELES -- Alexander Hamilton is coming to "Saturday Night Live."NBC said Wednesday that Lin-Manuel Miranda will host "SNL" on Oct. 8. Miranda created and starred in the Broadway sensation about the first U.S. treasury secretary.

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Amy Schumer most dangerous celebrity online
Sep 28, 2016 9:36 AM

Amy Schumer most dangerous celebrity online

LOS ANGELES -- Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity on the internet -- and not just because of her no-holds-barred personality.Intel Security announced Wednesday that the actress-comedian topped its 10th annual list of the most dangerous celebrities online.

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Molly Ringwald eyes return to stage
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Molly Ringwald eyes return to stage

NEW YORK -- "The Breakfast Club" star Molly Ringwald will return to a New York stage in an adaptation of another classic 1980s film -- "Terms of Endearment.

By Mark Kennedy Ap Entertainment Writer
Sep 25, 2016 4:00 AM

Fall TV: Actress Kylie Bunbury in the big leagues with 'Pitch'

In a fall lineup in which Kiefer Sutherland gets thrust into the Oval Office, a history professor guarantees tenure by hurtling back in time and Matt LeBlanc attempts to befriend his kids, "Pitch" is raising the most eyebrows.

By Neal Justin | Star Tribune (minneapolis)
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Sep 25, 2016 4:00 AM

Danish Elvis fan loses 'Graceland' trademark dispute

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A court in Denmark has ordered the owner of a museum modeled after Elvis Presley's Graceland Mansion to pay $75,000 in damages to a U.S. company that owns the Graceland trademark.Memphis, Tenn.

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An unfazed Corey Feldman planning return to 'Today'
Sep 24, 2016 4:00 AM

An unfazed Corey Feldman planning return to 'Today'

LOS ANGELES -- After being widely ridiculed for a music performance on the "Today" show last week, Corey Feldman didn't seek solace from drugs or alcohol. He didn't speak with a therapist. The former child star got down on his knees and prayed to God.

By Derrik J. Lang Ap Entertainment Writer
Karimloo to star in musical 'Anastasia'
Sep 23, 2016 4:00 AM

Karimloo to star in musical 'Anastasia'

NEW YORK -- Ramin Karimloo, who played the title role in "The Phantom of the Opera" in London and Jean Valjean in the latest Broadway reboot of "Les Miserables," is going into another epic tale -- "Anastasia" on Broadway.

By Mark Kennedy Ap Drama Writer
'Queen of Katwe' tells inspiring true story
Sep 22, 2016 4:00 AM

'Queen of Katwe' tells inspiring true story

The van in which chess coach Robert Katende shuttles his charges has a sticker on the back reading "challenges are not a curse." It's a message that's oft reiterated throughout the inspiring "Queen of Katwe," directed by Mira Nair.

By Katie Walsh Tribune News Service
Beyonce, Keys, Minaj to perform at Tidal show
Sep 22, 2016 4:00 AM

Beyonce, Keys, Minaj to perform at Tidal show

NEW YORK -- Beyonce, Alicia Keys and Nicki Minaj, artist-owners of Tidal, will perform at a concert in New York for the streaming service.Tidal announced Wednesday that Lauryn Hill, Common and Robin Thicke will also perform at the Oct.

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'Goat' offers look at brutal fraternity life
Sep 22, 2016 4:00 AM

'Goat' offers look at brutal fraternity life

Director and co-writer Andrew Neel's psychological frat horror "Goat" is a film about flesh. About the resiliency and vulnerability of human flesh; its fragilities, agonies and ecstasies. About the drastically different ways in which flesh meets flesh, to varying ends.

By Katie Walsh | Tribune News Service
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'Seven' more mediocre, not really magnificent
Sep 22, 2016 4:00 AM

'Seven' more mediocre, not really magnificent

Seven warriors fight for the vulnerable, in a formula that bears revisiting in "The Magnificent Seven.

By Katie Walsh | Tribune News Service
Fashion, dance fuse at ballet gala
Sep 22, 2016 4:00 AM

Fashion, dance fuse at ballet gala

NEW YORK -- It's become a natural extension of New York Fashion Week: For the last five years, noted designers have been recruited to costume dancers performing new works at the New York City Ballet fall gala.

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'Storks' a weird, wacky bundle of joy
Sep 22, 2016 4:00 AM

'Storks' a weird, wacky bundle of joy

Welcome to the very strange, and strangely moving, world of "Storks." Writer-director Nicholas Stoller, known for his more adult comedies, such as "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and "Neighbors," delves into the family-friendly animated genre in a little movie about where babies come from.

By Katie Walsh | Tribune News Service
Jolie files for divorce from Pitt 'for the health of the family'
Sep 21, 2016 4:00 AM

Jolie files for divorce from Pitt 'for the health of the family'

NEW YORK -- Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the world's most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a star-studded engine of family and philanthropy.

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Bourdain separates from wife of 9 years
Sep 21, 2016 4:00 AM

Bourdain separates from wife of 9 years

NEW YORK -- Celebrity chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain and his MMA fighter wife Ottavia Busia are separating after nine years of marriage.A representative for Bourdain has confirmed reports of the split, but didn't offer any comment.

'Downton' star asks Kimmel about Emmy
Sep 21, 2016 4:00 AM

'Downton' star asks Kimmel about Emmy

LOS ANGELES -- "Downton Abbey" star Dame Maggie Smith wants Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel to show her where her Emmy is.Kimmel joked during his Emmy monologue Sunday night that stars had to be present to win under what he called "the Maggie Smith rule.

Sep 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Temple Grandin working on 2018 book for children

NEW YORK -- Temple Grandin, autism spokesperson, consultant on the treatment of animals and best-selling author, is working on a children's book."Calling All Brains," a "hands-on" book about "invention and innovation," is scheduled to come out in 2018.

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Sep 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Ted Danson in the mood for miracles with new TV show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Actor Ted Danson stretches his long legs beyond the coffee table in front of him and wonders how he got so lucky.

By Luaine Lee | Tribune News Service
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Jeremy Scott visits '80s NYC at NY Fashion Week
Sep 13, 2016 4:00 AM

Jeremy Scott visits '80s NYC at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK -- Jeremy Scott brought his usual light-hearted theatrics to New York Fashion Week, fondly recalling an '80s New York that was a lot more grungy. Remember when Times Square was actually X-rated, not G-rated?

By The Associated Press
Sep 13, 2016 4:00 AM

'Saturday Night Live' adds 3 players for its 42nd season

LOS ANGELES -- "Saturday Night Live" is adding three new players for its 42nd season.NBC said Monday that Mikey Day, Alex Moffat and Melissa Villasenor will be on board as featured performers for the show's Oct. 1 season premiere.