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Q&A: Liv Warfield talks past, present and future after Golden Buzzer moment on 'America's Got Talent'

CHICAGO — Just as June was getting underway, Simon Cowell, judge and executive producer of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” pushed the famous Golden Buzzer after Peoria native Liv Warfield’s audition, complete with golden confetti, standing ovation and tears.

Acts that get the Golden Buzzer will move forward to live shows. So if you ...Read more

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Brad Pitt's 'nightmare': His kids going public with 'what they've been through,' report says

In recent months, it’s become clear that Brad Pitt has either became totally alienated from most of his six children, or that, at the very least, they’ve all chosen to align themselves with their mother, Angelina Jolie.

As reportedly painful as the situation has been for the “Fight Club” star, he now has new source of hurt and worry, ...Read more

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Sphere books an EDM party for first New Year's Eve show

LAS VEGAS — The spirit of the Sphere has been to present extended engagements, or residency productions. This is not the venue for a single show — until New Year’s Eve.

The Sphere’s first NYE production is also its first one-off, and first to feature an EDM artist. Afterlife festival series presents Anyma’s “End of Genesys” event ...Read more

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Emmys 2024: Nomination predictions for series and acting races

Emmy nominations arrive Wednesday morning, and in case you’re just joining us, a couple of important programming notes.

“The Bear” won the Emmy for comedy series for its first season, so yes, it is indeed still a comedy, even if you don’t find the Fak family particularly funny or wonder how a show that fills you with heartbreak and ...Read more

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As Brenda in '90210,' Shannen Doherty played a complex adolescent not unlike herself

In the pantheon of teen characters, there was no one better suited to bring an edge to the journey of girlhood, when we're eager to fit in and grow up, than Shannen Doherty. The actor, who died Saturday at 53, was in her late teens when she took on the role of Brenda Walsh on "Beverly Hills, 90210," and her experience echoed that of the ...Read more

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Travis Kelce helps bleeding fan after hitting her with golf ball at celebrity event

A female attendee was left bloody and needing medical assistance at a celebrity golf tournament on Friday, after catching a stray shot from Travis Kelce right to the back of her head.

Video from the aftermath, obtained by TMZ, shows the NFL superstar comforting the woman and waiting with her until medics arrived.

She could be seen sitting on ...Read more

'The Bachelor' tapped its first Black executive producer in 2021. Why is she missing from the credits?

Jenn Tran exuded excitement and optimism after meeting a group of single men eager to marry her on the season premiere of ABC's "The Bachelorette." But storm clouds are already forming over her journey to find a husband.

Tran is the first Asian lead in the popular reality franchise, and her season has been positioned by "Bachelor" producers as ...Read more

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5 rom-coms from Netflix and more to stream in summer 2024

It’s officially summer, which means it is officially Holing Up Indoors Avoiding the Heat season for many of us. And that means we’re in need of some mindless yet entertaining romantic comedies.

OK, fine, twist my arm; here are five new/newish streaming ones, rated from one heart to five and filled with cute outfits, enviable interior ...Read more

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TV Tinsel: NBC set for Olympic coverage, including dash of Snoop Dogg

NBC Sports is going all-out programming the 2024 Paris Olympics, which begin July 26. Officially dubbed “NBC Sports: 2024 Paris Olympics,” the network coverage will run live all day with a compilation of highlights and interviews during prime time.

The massive NBC coverage is helmed by Molly Solomon. As executive producer and president of ...Read more

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The Church singer Steve Kilbey made a concept album by accident. So he kept going

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Only after Steve Kilbey of the Church had finished the band’s 2023 album “The Hypnogogue” did the singer-bassist realize he’d made a concept album by accident.

“I started thinking about it and I realized a lot of the songs could be about someone living in the future who can’t write songs anymore,” says Kilbey, ...Read more

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John Katsilometes: New Elvis show rocks his original Las Vegas hotel

LAS VEGAS — The rule is unwritten, but adhered to dutifully: Westgate should always honor Elvis Presley.

An Elvis show is back in the room as the resort continues its relationship with Elvis that dates to the hotel’s opening as the International 55 years ago this month. “The King Comes Home” at Westgate Cabaret opened in June. The ...Read more

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Review: Missy Elliott, rap's freakiest visionary, had never toured. Until now

LOS ANGELES — Back when the rapper Missy Elliott embarked on her first headline tour, she turned heads for the alien brilliance of her music. She was confident that the freaky, relentlessly inventive tracks she cut with producer Timbaland in the late '90s and 2000s would endure for decades. By the end of her tour's first night in Los Angeles, ...Read more

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What happens on a Taylor Swift sing-along train? Here's what Miami tour fans can expect

MIAMI — All aboard the Taylor Swift train.

Passenger rail service Brightline has Swiftie Fever and will run “sing-along” trains to get fans closer to their idol when she performs at Miami Gardens' Hard Rock Stadium Oct. 18-20.

The October shows open the last leg of Swift’s record-setting, 152-date Eras Tour, and are expected to draw ...Read more

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'90210,' 'Charmed' star Shannen Doherty dead at 53

Shannen Doherty, whose Hollywood journey took her from child star to TV bad girl to brave fighter, died on Saturday. She was 53.

“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of actress Shannen Doherty,” publicist Leslie Sloane said in a statement to the New York Daily News. “On Saturday, July 13th she lost her battle with cancer ...Read more

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Bill Viola, pioneer video artist who explored nature of human consciousness, dies at 73

LOS ANGELES — Artist Bill Viola, whose pioneering work with video since the 1970s opened the door to what would become a major artform internationally, died Friday at his home in Long Beach after a long struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, according to his wife and artistic partner, Kira Perov. He was 73.

Diagnosed in 2012, he had ...Read more

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Neon's 'Longlegs' scaring up strong box office as big-budget 'Fly Me to the Moon' struggles

LOS ANGELES — Neon's horror movie "Longlegs" is headed toward a better-than-expected domestic box office debut, while Apple's big-budget romantic comedy "Fly Me to the Moon" is struggling to take off with moviegoers.

Powered by a clever marketing campaign, "Longlegs" is projected to gross more than $20 million in the U.S. and Canada from ...Read more

Alec Baldwin seen out with documentary crew following 'Rust' dismissal

Following the dismissal of his involuntary manslaughter case on Friday, Alec Baldwin was spotted celebrating with his family, legal team and the documentary film crew that’s been tailing him throughout the trial.

It’s unclear what the crew was filming anything during the festivities, but they were clearly seen huddled with their camera at ...Read more

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Rebel Wilson sued for defamation by producers from 'The Deb' after actor called them out

LOS ANGELES — Three producers on Rebel Wilson's musical comedy film "The Deb" are suing the Australian actor for defamation after she accused them on social media of conspiring to sabotage the movie.

The lawsuit was filed Friday in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of Amanda Ghost, Gregor Cameron and Vince Holden and was ...Read more

Dave Loggins, 'Please Come to Boston' singer, dies at 76

Dave Loggins, the singer-songwriter behind the 1974 smash "Please Come to Boston" and the theme for the Masters golf tournament, has died. He was 76.

According to an obituary notice placed in the Tennessean newspaper, Loggins died Wednesday at Alive Hospice in Nashville. No cause of death was given.

Loggins, a Tennessee native, was a second ...Read more

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'Feeling way worse today': Morgan Wallen reschedules Charlotte stadium shows for the fall

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two concerts country music star Morgan Wallen was scheduled to play at Bank of America Stadium — on back-to-back nights July 18 and 19 — have been postponed.

“I hate to reschedule shows,” Wallen posted on X on Friday afternoon, “but I powered through being sick in Tampa last night, and unfortunately woke up feeling...Read more