Report: NBC to air interview with Cosby accuser Andrea Constand

Page Six indicates that NBC's Dateline has secured an interview with Constand, who is the first woman to accuse Cosby of sexual assault in court. Previously, Constand had not been able to discuss her story publicly because of ongoing legal action that lasted more than a decade.

Kate Snow will reportedly lead the interview, which Page Six ...Read more

Rose McGowan on Weinstein arrest: 'His face has terrorized me for so long'

"We got ya," Rose McGowan said. "We got you."

The actress "didn't believe this day would come," she said on "Megyn Kelly Today" Friday, reacting to the early morning arrest of Harvey Weinstein, whom she says raped her 20 years ago at the Sundance Film Festival. Her reaction was right in line with how much of Hollywood cheered the mogul's ...Read more

Album reviews: Charlie Puth, Chvrches, Kelly Willis

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Charlie Puth, the young son of Rumson, N.J., showed a real knack for glistening, hammy pop -- whether it was love-lost ballads or bouncy, up-tempo numbers -- on his platinum-plated 2016 debut, "Nine Track Mind." But, his restlessly elastic voice with its dramatic trills, seemed to beg for something ...Read more

Morgan Freeman's SAG lifetime achievement award under review following allegations of sexual misconduct

After Morgan Freeman was accused of inappropriate behavior by eight women, SAG-AFTRA said Thursday that it is reviewing "corrective actions" relating to a lifetime achievement award the union gave the 80-year-old actor in January.

"These are compelling and devastating allegations which are absolutely contrary to all the steps that we are taking...Read more

'Hair' will be NBC's next live musical

This is the dawning of the age of Aquarius at NBC. The network announced Thursday that "Hair" would be its next live musical.

"Hair Live!" follows the recent live broadcast of "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" on Easter Sunday.

The iconic 1960s rock musical tells the story of a "tribe" of politically active, bohemian hippies living in ...Read more

Harvey Weinstein surrenders to NYPD, charged with rape, sex crimes for incidents involving two women

NEW YORK -- In a milestone for the #MeToo movement, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to New York authorities Friday morning, and prosecutors filed criminal charges against him, including rape.

The New York Police Department said Weinstein was charged with rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for ...Read more

Punk-rock alien-invasion comedy 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties' doesn't have much to say

If you've ever wanted to do tai chi, play Twister and/or conduct a sexual experiment with a cult of color-coded-rubber enthusiasts, the first big set-piece in "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" should serve you nicely.

It's 1977, the year of the queen's Silver Jubilee and a pivotal moment in the U.K.'s burgeoning punk-rock scene, and in the ...Read more

Hollywood's sweeping generalizations about 'mainstream America' are getting it wrong

"Roseanne" has been the big sitcom story of the season, and recently Ad Week talked with ABC honcho Ben Sherwood about the show's revival. If Hollywood has been out of touch with "mainstream America, " Sherwood asserts -- a sweeping assumption Ad Week simply repeats as fact -- the obvious move postelection was to ponder: "What is our ...Read more

Harvey Weinstein to surrender, face criminal charges in sexual assault case, sources say

Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to face charges in New York related to allegations of sexual assault, in what would mark the first criminal charges faced by the disgraced former movie mogul, sources familiar with the case said Thursday.

The sources said the case involved but not might be limited to actress Lucia Evans, who ...Read more

A woman was upset by racist doll at NC bank. Turns out it's a 'Walking Dead' figurine.

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A customer at a Raleigh credit union says she was offended by "a black doll with a noose around its neck and hands tied behind its back" on an employee's desk. It turns out the doll is a figurine depicting a character from the zombie-themed television show "The Walking Dead."

Stacey Smith posted on Facebook on Tuesday afternoon...Read more

Report: Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual misconduct

Eight women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior on-set, at his production company, and during press junkets, according to a report.

CNN reports that 16 people have spoken out against Freeman's alleged misconduct, half of which claimed to have been victims of what some called "harassment," and others ...Read more

What lurks underneath 'Star Wars” new Chewbacca? A 7-foot-3-inch former basketball player from Finland

CHICAGO -- There's too much "Star Wars." A new "Star Wars" movie five months after the previous "Star Wars" movie -- whether it's "Solo: A Star Wars Story" or "Kenobi: A Star Wars Story" or "Star Wars: The New Jedi After the Last Jedi" -- is too much "Star Wars." I say that as a lifelong, 40-plus-years true believer. Anticipation is as much a ...Read more

Television Q&A: Do recorded shows count in network ratings?

You have questions. I have some answers.

Q: I've always wondered whether, when you DVR a show, it is actually counted as being watched live in the networks rating system. Or aren't they able to detect that?

A: They are. As the ways we watch television expand and change, the people making television have sought new ways to figure out who is ...Read more

'First Reformed' review: Ethan Hawke's bracing dark night of the soul

"A life without despair is a life without hope," says the man at the center of Paul Schrader's "First Reformed." That paradox embraces the world as it is, and suggests a better world for the making. The movie it belongs to is an act of spiritual inquiry, a coolly assured example of cinematic scholarship in subtly deployed motion and one of the ...Read more

'On Chesil Beach' review: Saoirse Ronan stars in scenes from a brief marriage

"On Chesil Beach" would be an uncomfortable sit even if director Dominic Cooke's film version of the Ian McEwan novella had figured out an effective tone and style for these clammy little scenes from a repressed, thwarted marriage. What worked on the page, more or less, struggles on screen, however, even though (and maybe because) McEwan adapted...Read more

Olivier Assayas revisits an early work and his own adolescence with 'Cold Water'

Part of what has made French filmmaker Olivier Assayas among the most reliably consistent on the international scene is his knack for reinvention. His work continually engages the world in fresh and exciting ways, including on his recent films, "Personal Shopper" and "Clouds of Sils Maria," both featuring the American actress Kristen Stewart.

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Topher Grace's mission to reinvent himself takes a quantum leap with Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman'

Five years ago, Topher Grace looked at his bank account, and he was actually satisfied with the number he saw.

After spending eight years on "That '70s Show" and starring in commercial films such as "Spider-Man 3" and "Valentine's Day," he'd built up a solid chunk of change. Plus, he'd recently met the woman he was going to marry, and he was ...Read more

Liz Phair looks back at 'Exile in Guyville' 25 years later

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Liz Phair had a good excuse for arriving late to an interview the other morning.

"I'm so sorry -- I was at therapy," the singer said with a laugh as she slid into a booth at a restaurant near her home in Manhattan Beach. "I'm trying to be proactive about my stage fright."

An indie-rock star since her instant-classic ...Read more

Minnesota-based 'House of Tomorrow' is a home for introspection today

The recipe for a satisfying young adult feature contains several essential ingredients, including a sheltered adolescent fashioning an independent personality outside the home, a cocksure rebel, a sick kid, a cute romantic ingenue, oppressive adults, a mix of laughs, tissues and rock 'n' roll.

Overcook the mixture with sentimentality and the ...Read more

Paul Simon is not playing like a man about to hang it up

LOS ANGELES -- The guy in the spotlight thought he knew how this review might start.

"It was a cold winter night when Paul Simon began his farewell tour in Los Angeles," the veteran singer and songwriter said with a grin Tuesday night as he welcomed his audience to the first of three concerts at the Hollywood Bowl.

But if it's true that the ...Read more