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Maura Tierney joins cast of 'Law & Order' as series regular for Season 24

NEW YORK — Maury Tierney joining the new season of “Law & Order” is just what the doctor ordered.

The Golden Globe Award winner, known for her roles in “ER,” “NewsRadio” and “The Affair,” is set to become a series regular in the upcoming 24th season of the Dick Wolf procedural, in which she’ll play a police lieutenant.

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Timothée Chalamet sings as Bob Dylan in biopic trailer, divides the internet

After more than a year of on-set paparazzi set photos and red carpet interview fodder, Searchlight Pictures released the teaser trailer for director James Mangold's Bob Dylan biopic "A Complete Unknown" on Wednesday.

Aside from showing his physical transformation into the music icon, it offered a quick sample of his singing voice. The actor ...Read more

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Mindy Cohn says a 'greedy' co-star tanked the 'Facts of Life' reboot: It's 'very dead'

"The Facts of Life" star Mindy Cohn said a revival of the hit ABC sitcom was scuttled by a "greedy" co-star who quietly tried to set up her own spinoff instead.

Cohn, 58, who played Natalie on the beloved comedy from 1979 to 1988, made a cameo in the popular "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" special in 2021. She said that executive producer ...Read more

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Review: A re-imagined 'Time Bandits' takes viewers on a delightful historical adventure

"Time Bandits," which premiered Wednesday on Apple TV+, adopts the premise and particulars of Terry Gilliam's wonderful 1981 comic fantasy adventure and stretches it, without breaking, into a television series. Created by Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi and Iain Morris, it's likable, lively, funny and fun.

Still, it's best to put Gilliam's film ...Read more

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Detroit's Anna Garcia is over the 'Moon' with 1st film role

DETROIT — Anna Garcia makes her feature film debut in "Fly Me to the Moon," the new space race romance in which the Metro Detroiter plays the plucky assistant to Scarlett Johansson's character, and she and her friends recently celebrated her big screen bow by renting out a Los Angeles movie theater for a showing of the movie.

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Sheila E. talks about Paisley Park dust-up and her 2 new albums

MINNEAPOLIS — After nearly five decades in the music industry, Sheila E. has done something this year she's never done before — dropped two new albums at once, each with a curious twist.

1) She's delivered her first salsa album even though she doesn't speak Spanish.

2) She's selling a new R&B album, "Hella Fonke," exclusively at concerts ...Read more

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Celine Dion to make comeback performance during Paris Olympics opening ceremony

Celine Dion is reportedly set to take the stage at the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, marking her first performance since she was diagnosed with stiff person syndrome in 2022.

The French Canadian diva paused touring due to the rare condition, a “progressive neurological disorder” which often results in stiffness and muscle spasms that...Read more

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NSYNC still considering making new music, potential reunion tour

NEW YORK — The members of NSYNC are still considering making new music and a potential reunion tour, two decades after they went their separate ways, and just weeks after Justin Timberlake’s DWI arrest.

Chris Kirkpatrick told Entertainment Tonight on Monday that the boy band has been mulling over such a comeback “for a while.”

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Cause of death revealed for Clint Eastwood's longtime girlfriend Christina Sandera

LOS ANGELES — Christina Sandera — the longtime girlfriend of Clint Eastwood — died of a heart attack, the Monterey County Health Department has reportedly confirmed.

Her immediate cause of death was listed as cardiac arrhythmia, a disorder in which, according to the Mayo Clinic, the electrical impulses in the heart malfunction and cause ...Read more

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Appreciation: John Mayall, dead at 90, was pivotal in careers of Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac and more

SAN DIEGO — John Mayall’s death Monday at the age of 90 from undisclosed causes came less than three months before he was to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. But for scores of music fans, the legendary godfather of British blues has been a hall of famer since the 1960s when his storied band, the Bluesbreakers, was a pivotal ...Read more

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'Veep' viewership surges as Kamala Harris seeks Democratic nomination for president

Life imitates art, right?

When Vice President Kamala Harris announced her Democratic presidential bid, social media posts began making comparisons to "Veep," the critically acclaimed HBO series in which Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays the vice president, eventually taking over as the president.

As it turns out, the renewed interest in the political ...Read more

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'Of course' SpongeBob has autism, voice actor Tom Kenny says. 'That's his superpower'

Tom Kenny is canonizing a popular "SpongeBob SquarePants" fan theory.

Kenny, who has voiced the animated series' star sponge since the show's premiere in 1999 and received two Daytime Emmy Awards for his performance, recently confirmed that his character has autism.

"SpongeBob's kind of on the spectrum, too, as a character," he said during a ...Read more

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Adjoa Andoh, Lady Danbury on 'Bridgerton,' says series still fails to light Black skin properly

Adjoa Andoh, who plays Lady Danbury on Netflix's Regency-era show "Bridgerton," says the series still doesn't light Black skin properly, despite its diverse cast.

"The continuing conversation about lighting Black skin — on every show, nothing's changed," she said in a recent podcast.

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Nirvana's Krist Novoselić launches centrist Cascade Party

SEATTLE — A few hours before showtime, Krist Novoselić folds his long frame into a plush couch in Belltown Yacht Club’s dark green room. The sweltering, mid-July club date was just another rock show for the Nirvana bassist. Novoselić and an assembled-on-the-fly band were playing an unusual “political convention.”

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Cher sets November release date for 1st installment of 2-part memoir, 'Cher: The Memoir, Part One'

LOS ANGELES — Cher will turn back time and tell her life's story in a two-part memoir — because the music icon has a life "too immense for only one book," her publisher said.

The Grammy, Oscar and Emmy Award winner — who says she fought for more than 70 years to live her life on her terms — announced the release date Wednesday for her ...Read more

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Comic-Con: 13 things to see or do as the San Diego fan event returns

ANAHEIM, Calif. — San Diego Comic-Con returns Thursday to celebrate popular culture in every shape and form for four days in downtown San Diego, July 25-28.

Comic books, sure, and cosplayers, too. But Hollywood is back again this year after industry strikes sidelined most movie and TV presentations at the annual convention in 2023.

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'The Simpsons' predicted Kamala Harris' presidential run: A look at the show's history of forecasting

Throughout its 768 episodes and 35 seasons on television, "The Simpsons," the longest-running American animated show, has made eerily accurate predictions about the future. Whether the writers use a crystal ball or it's a fun coincidence remains a topic of debate. For the believers: One more coincidence — or forecast — has come to light. ...Read more

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Metallica will perform a benefit show in Southern California in December

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Metallica is calling all fans to raise their horns for a good cause.

The heavy metal band will perform an acoustic and electric set at the YouTube Theater in Inglewood on Friday, Dec. 13. The benefit concert and auction lineup have yet to be fully announced but a press release by the group has confirmed appearances by actor ...Read more

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Hailey Bieber, soon-to-be mom, 'didn't feel good' hiding her pregnancy for 6 months

When Hailey Bieber and husband Justin Bieber announced in May that they were expecting their first child, the model was nearly six months pregnant and ready for some "freedom to go out and live my life."

"I didn't enjoy the stress of not being able to enjoy my pregnancy outwardly," the model and Rhode cosmetics founder said in a recent ...Read more


'Charlie Hustle & the Matter of Pete Rose' review: A soiled baseball great attempts to come clean

By his stats alone, Pete Rose was one of Major League Baseball’s greats. But in 1989, he was banned for life after an investigation found he was betting on his team’s games during his time as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. In the years since, he’s launched campaigns lobbying for a reversal, but offered little by way of contrition. At 83, ...Read more