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'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon 'doing fine' after dealing with heart issue

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Nicholas Brendon, best known for playing the titular heroine's pal Xander in the TV series, was hospitalized recently after suffering another cardiac incident, according to his sister.

The actor, 51, was rushed to a hospital about two weeks ago because of tachycardia, a condition that makes the heart beat ...Read more

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams to reprise roles in 'Take Me Out' revival for second Broadway limited run

NEW YORK — The Tony Award-winning revival of “Take Me Out” will return to Broadway for a second limited run — and two of its stars are returning to the dugout.

“Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and “Grey’s Anatomy” actor Jesse Williams have signed on to reprise their roles in Richard Greenberg’s acclaimed story ...Read more

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Amid uproar, Amy Schumer denies 'shading Spider-Man' or Tom Holland's mental health

Fans of Tom Holland have accused Amy Schumer of mocking the actor's recent decision to take a break from social media for his mental health.

But the comedian claims she wasn't "shading Spider-Man" with her own "important mental health announcement."

On Sunday, the "Life & Beth" star shared a video on Instagram jokingly vowing to "do more ...Read more

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Kanye West defends selling Yeezy apparel in bags on the floor: 'I'm an innovator'

Kanye West is shutting down critics who shamed him for selling his new Yeezy apparel in large sacks that some likened to garbage bags.

In a Thursday interview with Fox News, the rapper dismissed his haters and explained that his latest collaboration with the clothing store Gap is part of his mission to make fashion more egalitarian and ...Read more

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Brian Stelter is out at CNN as his media criticism show 'Reliable Sources' is canceled

In the first major on-air personnel move under CNN chief Chris Licht, the network is parting ways with senior media correspondent Brian Stelter and canceling his Sunday program "Reliable Sources."

Stelter announced his departure to NPR. A CNN representative did not respond to a request for comment.

Stelter is scheduled to do his final ...Read more

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'Selling Sunset' star Christine Quinn leaving Netflix hit

The sun has set on Christine Quinn’s reality residency.

The original “Selling Sunset” star, 33, has closed the door on her five-season stint on the hit Netflix show about brokering luxurious real estate at Los Angeles’ The Oppenheim Group, the Daily News can confirm.

The mutual decision comes amid the show’s early days of production ...Read more

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What's on TV this week: 'House of the Dragon' premiere, 'Only Murders in the Building' season finale, 'Samaritan' and more


“Big Lies in a Small Town” (Lifetime, 8 p.m. ET): A woman's teenage daughter is abducted by a most unusual suspect in this new thriller.

“House of the Dragon” (HBO, 9 p.m.): Return with us now to Westeros in this new “Game of Thrones” prequel based on the fantasy novels of George R.R. Martin.

“Ghosts of Devil’s Perch”...Read more

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BTS might avoid military service if its members serve as public ambassadors instead

The men of BTS might yet get out of the mandated military service required of all South Korean males.

Per South Korean law, all able-bodied men are required to complete about 18 months of military service between the ages 18 and 28. But according to the Yonhap News Agency, Park Heong-joon, the mayor of the city Busan, asked the presidential ...Read more

HBO Max to remove 36 more shows, including 20 originals, from streaming service

The Warner Bros. Discovery takeover has taken dozens of more victims at HBO Max, including a flurry of animated kids shows.

Thirty-six shows, including 20 originals, will be removed from the streaming site, the newly merged company announced late Wednesday.

“As we work toward bringing our content catalogs together under one platform, we will...Read more

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Oprah Winfrey breaks down in tears in first trailer for Apple TV+'s upcoming Sidney Poitier documentary

The first trailer for Oprah Winfrey’s forthcoming documentary of late, great actor Sidney Poitier is out — and it tugs at the heartstrings.

In one excerpt from the clip, the media mogul breaks down in tears when discussing the Hollywood trailblazer she considered a close friend. “That’s the summary of him, I love him so much,” she ...Read more

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Review: The new 'Dragon Ball' movie shines a deserving spotlight on the franchise's best dad

One of Japan's biggest pop media franchises, "Dragon Ball" is synonymous with explosive brawls and over-the-top action sequences with dashes of comedy providing levity in between. "Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero" delivers these signature elements in spades in a story that celebrates how the green alien warrior Piccolo has long been "Dragon Ball's...Read more

'Gilmore Girls' star Alexis Bledel and 'Mad Men' actor Vincent Kartheiser end their marriage

Where she leads, he won’t follow.

“Gilmore Girls” star Alexis Bledel and “Mad Men” star Vincent Kartheiser are ending their eight-year marriage after the latter, 43, filed for divorce in New York last week, according to court documents obtained by Us Weekly.

The “Titans” actor and “The Handmaid’s Tale” actress, who met on ...Read more

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Kid Cudi reveals he had a stroke while in rehab for his mental health

Kid Cudi had a stroke two weeks after checking himself into rehab for his mental health in 2016, the rapper revealed in an interview published Wednesday.

While speaking with Esquire magazine, the 38-year-old musician and actor recalled spending a few months in physical rehab to recover from the stroke, which landed him in the hospital and ...Read more

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Duran Duran will kick off its US tour in Minnesota as newly elected Rock & Roll Hall of Famers

MINNEAPOLIS — Tinted hair with headbands, sport jackets over expensive T shirts and lots of eye makeup.

That was the much-buzzed-about Duran Duran on its first U.S. tour in 1981 at Duffy's in south Minneapolis.

"I think I remember it," Duran Duran singer Simon Le Bon said. "It was more like a large bar."

Indeed, pale green on the outside, ...Read more

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'Beast' review: Idris Elba is a father who goes mano-a-gato with a rogue lion. Anything for your family

I squared up with “Beast” in full-on beast mode, meaning: pad, pen, popcorn and proportional expectations. Expectations somewhat exceeded! Turns out “Beast” is a fairly good, pretty brutal, dumb-smart survival thriller made with a clear, even reductive sense of purpose.

Idris Elba stars, which helps — though his role will frustrate ...Read more

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'These stories changed my life': How Penny Marshall shaped the new 'League of Their Own'

In adapting “A League of Their Own” into a new drama series for Amazon, co-creators Will Graham and Abbi Jacobson weighed every potential Easter egg, callback and quote from the beloved 1992 film with a fan’s sensibility: their own.

“We were pinching ourselves with excitement and fear that we get to do this,” Graham said of their ...Read more


'This Fool' review: Down and out -- but not completely out! -- in South Central Los Angeles

“This fool” is such a great slang, usually meaning something along the lines of, “This clown over here ...” But my favorite is when it simply refers to the person next to you who isn’t necessarily doing anything out of the ordinary. Just the act of existing in this ridiculous world means we’re all “this fool” at various points in...Read more

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LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow to emcee 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

Top hip-hop stars — including two from New York — are ready to strike a chord at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Queens-bred rappers Nicki Minaj and LL Cool J will emcee the award show in Newark, New Jersey, alongside fellow hip-hop artist Jack Harlow, organizers announced Thursday.

Harlow, Minaj and LL Cool J will announce key moments at the ...Read more

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Public appearances trigger Jonah Hill's anxiety attacks. He says he's done with them

"The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Moneyball" star Jonah Hill says he will no longer promote his upcoming projects in person to avoid anxiety attacks he often experiences at such events.

Hill, 38, revealed in an open letter Wednesday that he has suffered anxiety attacks for nearly two decades and is stepping back from what appears to be the trigger...Read more

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Television Q&A: Has NBC series already reached its 'Endgame'?

You have questions. I have some answers.

Q: There was a show called “The Endgame” on NBC this past year. The ending left you longing for more. Will it be back? I hope so.

A: Sorry to dash your hopes, but NBC decided not to continue the series starring Ryan Michelle Bathe and Morena Baccarin. Ratings were disappointing for the network. ...Read more