Cast of 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella' reunite for landmark film's 25th anniversary

NEW YORK — Just like magic, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” is turning 25 years old this year.

And to celebrate the landmark TV movie’s milestone, members of the original, star-studded cast will come together to celebrate with a television special later this month.

Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, ...Read more

Kathy Hilton explains why she mistook Lizzo for Gabourey Sidibe in 'Precious'

Lizzo told her listeners "you're special," but Kathy Hilton said the Grammy-winning singer is "Precious." As in, the titular character played by Gabourey Sidibe in Lee Daniels' 2009 film.

The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star mistook the Yitty shapewear founder for Sidibe's character during Wednesday's episode of "Watch What Happens Live ...Read more

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5 shows to watch: 'Five Days at Memorial' looks at how Hurricane Katrina put hospital on life support

'Five Days at Memorial'

Ryan Murphy originally planned to adapt Sheri Fink's book for his "American Crime Story" franchise. Instead, the daunting project fell to John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave") and Carlton Cuse ("Lost"), and the eight-part series couldn't have ended up in better hands. With the help of a stellar cast, which includes Vera ...Read more

Michelle Branch announces split from Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney

Singer-songwriter Michelle Branch and Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney have split after three years of marriage.

"To say that I am totally devastated doesn't even come close to describing how I feel for myself and for my family," Branch said in a statement to People and TMZ. "The rug has been completely pulled from underneath me and now I must...Read more

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Kevin Federline thought he was shaming Britney Spears by posting those videos. Yeah, no

You just had to post those parenting videos, Kevin Federline.

Britney Spears’ public spat with her ex-husband escalated late Wednesday night when Federline uploaded three videos taken by the former spouses’ sons, Jayden and Sean Federline, as their mother, um, mothered them. The videos were from four years ago, when the boys were 11 and 12....Read more

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Jennifer Hudson hopes fans will feel on 'top of the world' with new talk show

Jennifer Hudson has some high hopes for viewers of her upcoming daytime talk show.

The Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winning superstar is planning to create some magic with her eponymous chatfest, which kicks off in nationally syndication on Sept. 12 — which also happens to be her birthday.

“I’m going to show you how it all happens�...Read more

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Review: It's Jamie Foxx vs Valley vampires in Netflix's bloody fun 'Day Shift'

"Day Shift" is a damned delight. One would be tempted to call it the best horror comedy of 2022 so far, but it mixes so many genres it's more like 2022's best horror-buddy-cop-cartel-drama-bounty-hunter-martial-arts-action comedy (so far).

Jamie Foxx, turning in his most enjoyable performance in years, plays Bud, a down-on-his-luck pool guy in ...Read more

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'Day Shift' review: Jamie Foxx hunts undead in so-so vampire comedy

Vampire movies should leave a mark, but "Day Shift" needs to sharpen its fangs.

Stuntman turned director J.J. Perry has a keen sense of visual action and he stages some high-powered sequences in this action comedy, even if his attempts at world building are never quite seen through. But "Day Shift" is mired by its juvenile sense of humor, which...Read more


'Day Shift,' 'Fall': Movies to see (or skip) this weekend

Jamie Foxx and Snoop Dogg go vampire hunting in Los Angeles in "Day Shift," a pair of daredevils winds up stranded 2,000 feet in the air in "Fall" and Aubrey Plaza embraces her dark side in "Emily the Criminal," all of which are among this week's new movies and streaming titles.

Here's a look at what's new in theaters and at home this week, ...Read more

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Michael Phillips: America has an action movie problem, thanks to Netflix. 'Prey' shows 'The Gray Man' how they should be done

You know what the Netflix movies “The Gray Man,” “Red Notice” and the forthcoming Jamie Foxx vampire hunter splurch “Day Shift” accomplish? They make “Prey” over on Hulu look even better by comparison.

I saw all four in a marathon stream-a-thon at home the other day, interrupted by the usual interruptions and the occasional ...Read more

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Steve Martin and Martin Short mix it up on 'Murder,' mirth and ... 'Melrose Place'?

LOS ANGELES — Martin Short is relaxing in an Adirondack chair at his summer cottage in Rosseau, Ontario, a couple hours north of his Canadian birthplace and three time zones ahead of his longtime friend and "Only Murders in the Building" co-star, Steve Martin, who's joining us from his Santa Barbara home.

As for Martin ... well, he isn't so ...Read more

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'The Princess' review: The story of Princess Diana, as the media told it and covered it

Another documentary about Diana, Princess of Wales. What more is there to say — or be revealed — at this point? Not much. But “The Princess” on HBO, from director Ed Perkins, takes a unique approach: The film assembles news coverage that spans nearly two decades, from her 1981 engagement to Prince Charles to her 1997 car accident death ...Read more

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Mariah Carey, Metallica and Jonas Brothers to headline 10th anniversary of free Global Citizen Festival in Central Park

NEW YORK — This year’s Global Citizen festival has assembled heavy hitters from the worlds of pop, R&B, country, Latin, rock, Afropop and heavy metal.

For its 10th anniversary, the humanitarian-focused music event has two star-studded concerts happening on Sept. 24; one in its usual location of New York City’s Central Park and the other ...Read more


Want to watch free TV? This station owner is here to help

As inflation puts pressure on household budgets, consumers are taking a closer look at how much they spend on subscription streaming services.

One way to bring that cost down is adopting the original TV technology — over-the-air antennas that capture broadcast signals without a connection to a cable box, satellite dish or internet. The ...Read more

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Review: 'Five Days at Memorial' explores medical ethics at one hospital after Katrina

New Orleans is a wonderful city in a dangerous place — half of it sits below sea level, in an area prone to flooding, protected from disaster by levees and luck, neither of which always holds. A new docudrama, "Five Days at Memorial," which premiered Friday on Apple TV+, tells the disturbing story of a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane ...Read more

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'A League of Their Own' cast, creator had a blast bringing the Peaches to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — We've already seen western Pennsylvania stand in for small-town New Jersey this summer in the AppleTV+ dramedy "Cha Cha Real Smooth" and Pittsburgh's most prominent landmarks lovingly rendered in the Prime Video teen rom-com "Anything's Possible." Now, Pittsburgh cinephiles can catch their hometown transformed into 1940s-era ...Read more

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Neal Justin: How 'Better Call Saul' defied the odds

For every "Frasier," there are five disasters like "Joey." So there was every reason to believe that "Better Call Saul" was a bad bet. Vince Gilligan, who created "Breaking Bad" and partnered with Peter Gould for the prequel, ignored the long odds.

"The older I get, the more I realize that trying to be a chess player is detrimental," Gilligan ...Read more

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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan hurtles toward adulthood in junior year of 'Never Have I Ever'

Devi, the teen girl at the center of “Never Have I Ever,” seems to have everything she wants at the start of Season 3. But she doesn’t.

The Mindy Kaling-created series, which returned to Netflix on Friday, picks up with junior year at Sherman Oaks High School with SATs and college admissions looming. Devi has her unfairly hot boyfriend, ...Read more

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Review: Aubrey Plaza kills it in 'Emily the Criminal'

Aubrey Plaza knows a thing or two about stealing. With her laserlike glare and killer deadpan timing, she can say absolutely nothing and slyly pocket a scene. Given the right setup, her characters can push memorably against the boundaries of acceptable behavior, mixing absurdity and menace in often dangerously unstable proportions. It's what ...Read more

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Yes, Metallica was at Woodstock '99, and in peak form. After that, things got weird

Limp Bizkit.

Rage Against the Machine.


This was the absolutely crushing Saturday night lineup of Woodstock '99, one of the most infamous nights in rock history.

Those who were there, and those who watched from afar, are reliving it now in dueling documentaries on HBO and Netflix, both of which make the Fyre Festival look not so ...Read more