Britt McHenry sues Fox News over sexual harassment claim against former co-host Tyrus

Fox Nation personality Britt McHenry is suing Fox News, claiming the network has failed to address sexual harassment complaints she made against her former streaming show co-host Tyrus.

The suit filed Tuesday in New York State Supreme Court alleges that Tyrus, whose real name is George Murdoch, sent McHenry sexually suggestive text messages and...Read more

Wrongful death trial over 'Walking Dead' stuntman begins

The wrongful death trial of "Walking Dead" stuntman John Bernecker started Tuesday in Georgia, with AMC Networks' attorneys arguing that his tragic death was a result of his mistake.

Bernecker, who was 33, died in 2017 from injuries sustained while filming a scene for the series' eighth season. A trial started Tuesday in Gwinnett County, where ...Read more

New on DVD: 'Downton Abbey' fun for a while; 'Abominable' delights

Aristocracy and an abominable snowman creature feature top the new DVD releases for Dec. 17.

"Downton Abbey": Amid uncertain times at home and across the pond, it's a fine time for some good old-fashioned escapist drama. (And it's always the right time for the brilliantly sardonic Maggie Smith as Dowager Countess Violet Crawley.) Following the ...Read more

Trading sex for scoops is just another day at the newspaper office, according to Clint Eastwood and 'Richard Jewell.' It's the oldest movie trick in the book.

Movies make stuff up all the time. You have a problem with that? I don't. But I have a problem with movies handing us the same lazy, loaded, misogynist line over and over, in stories depicting craven female journalists who aren't quite human, let alone ethical.

Audiences shouldn't expect a documentary out of "Richard Jewell," opening Thursday ...Read more

Chicago rapper Juice Wrld and his musical legacy of vulnerability and heartache

CHICAGO -- Only hours before Juice Wrld's death Sunday after going into cardiac arrest at Midway Airport, the 21-year-old rapper's record label officially released "Let Me Know (I Wonder Why Freestyle)."

In the song, the top-selling artist -- born Jarad Higgins in Chicago in 1998 – sounds forlorn. "Let me know, let me know, let me know ... ...Read more

Here are the steps for making a Baby Yoda at home, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel

Attention Baby Yoda fans: Jimmy Kimmel has stepped up to save Christmas.

On Monday night's episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the talk show host and his sidekick Guillermo presented viewers with a short, step-by-step video on how to make your own Baby Yoda at home.

"If you want a Baby Yoda for your kid or your adult nerd, help is on the way," ...Read more

Vanna White hosts 'Wheel of Fortune,' upending a long history of dudes in suits

Vanna White, who for 37 years turned clue letters -- or pressed buttons that made them electronically appear -- on the game show "Wheel of Fortune," ran the program for the first time Monday night. (To be precise, the show was taped in November, but you don't need to know that.) She will continue to host for three weeks while Pat Sajak, her ...Read more

Mary McNamara: If there's a theme to the 2020 Golden Globes nominations, it's 'all men, all the time'

On Monday, Sports Illustrated made Megan Rapinoe its Sportsperson of the Year, while the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced that no female directors or writers were worthy of a Golden Globe nomination this year. Indeed, no English-language live action film directed by, written by or even, with a few exceptions, featuring women was worth ...Read more

Bong Joon Ho on 'Parasite' Golden Globes nods and the Jessica Jingle TikTok that tickled him

It was a busy weekend for "Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho. He was in the clouds as he earned the first Golden Globes nominations of his career for his searing, genre-blending social thriller about a Korean family that infiltrates the household of a wealthy family.

Prior to boarding a cross-Atlantic flight on Sunday, he'd celebrated the news ...Read more

The class war comes to the Golden Globes. So far, the rich are winning

"Succession." "Big Little Lies." "The Crown." "The Morning Show."

Class warfare is alive and wealthy among the Golden Globe nominees for top television drama, which were revealed Monday along with the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s other film and TV choices ahead of January's award ceremony.

As for the nominated comedies? "The Marvelous Mrs. ...Read more

Almost 30 years later, Ill. residents say 'Home Alone' changed the neighborhood — but they're OK with it

WINNETKA, Ill. -- Never mind that the irrepressible Kevin McCallister, aka Macaulay Culkin of "Home Alone" fame, is now nearing 40, and those bungling bandits Harry and Marv would be bona fide senior citizens.

For Winnetka residents living near the "Home Alone" house on Lincoln Avenue, the holiday classic remains timeless, with a steady stream ...Read more

Kennedy Center Honors: Stellar singers, early broadcast

Singers have delivered the most memorable moments at the Kennedy Center Honors.

Aretha Franklin reached the pinnacle when she sang "Natural Woman" -- and dropped a mink coat -- for an overjoyed Carole King in 2015.

Other high points have included Jessye Norman mesmerizing Sidney Poitier with "Amazing Grace" in 1995 and Diane Schuur bringing ...Read more

Review: 'Jumanji: The Next Level' amps up the body swapping with hilarious returns

In 2017, director Jake Kasdan rebooted the '90s family adventure film "Jumanji" by plunking John Hughes-style teen characters into a wilderness-set video game. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" was a critical and commercial success, anchored by the charms of megastars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black, and the unique ...Read more

List of DVD release dates for Dec. 10 and beyond

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:


10: It Chapter Two

10: Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

10: Hustlers

10: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

10: Monos

10: Freaks

10: Along Came the Devil 2

10: Badland

10: Family Guy Season 17

10: Lucky Day

10: Suits: Season Nine...Read more

Olivia Wilde defends 'Richard Jewell' role amid growing criticism

ATLANTA -- Olivia Wilde says she did "an extraordinary amount of research" before playing Kathy Scruggs in the upcoming movie "Richard Jewell" amid debate over how the late Scruggs is portrayed.

"I spoke to her colleagues, her friends, I spoke to the authors of the recent book about the event, ('The Suspect'), I spoke to (screenwriter) Billy ...Read more

Will Dave Matthews Band make the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? The case for and against the jam-pop troubadours

Come January, we'll learn whether or not Seattle will bolster its ranks in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Western Washington is already well represented in the Cleveland-based rock temple, and the class of 2020 could secure hometown heroes Soundgarden and Dave Matthews Band a place among the music legends.

The stars are two of the 16 nominees ...Read more

Federal agents, Chicago police were confiscating drugs and guns from luggage when Juice Wrld suffered seizure, officials say

CHICAGO -- Chicago rapper Juice Wrld suffered convulsions and went into cardiac arrest as police and federal agents were searching his and his entourage's luggage for guns and drugs at a private hangar at Midway Airport over the weekend, according to law enforcement sources.

The officers and agents had been waiting at the Atlantic Aviation ...Read more

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein are 'screaming' over their Golden Globe noms

For "Unbelievable's" Kaitlyn Dever, the only appropriate way to celebrate a first-time Golden Globe nomination is with a hearty breakfast. First up: A stack of pancakes, whipped up by her dad, came shortly after the big news on Monday morning. And while fielding calls from press later in the morning, she was driving to pick up some breakfast ...Read more

FX offering new take on 'A Christmas Carol'

Bah! Humbug! It's that time of year again, and FX is celebrating Scrooge's famous epithets with a three-hour special, "A Christmas Carol," premiering Dec. 19.

But make no mistake. This is NOT your father's "Christmas Carol," with its wizened Ebenezer Scrooge stalked by a phalanx of ephemeral ghosts.

They're all there. But Scrooge is played by ...Read more

Linda Ronstadt rebukes Michael Pompeo with barb about 'enabling' Trump

Kennedy Center honoree Linda Ronstadt let Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo know that she thinks he's no good during a headline-making callout at a reception over the weekend.

The tense confrontation came shortly after Pompeo, who was hosting Saturday's State Department reception ahead of Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony, quoted the ...Read more