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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

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Review: Despite 'Squid Game' and 'Parasite' stars, 'Emergency Declaration' can't stick its landing

Despite the presence of two of the country's biggest stars in an airline-disaster thriller, "Emergency Declaration" doesn't look or feel like a typical Korean blockbuster. It's shot in a handheld, verite-inspired style and effectively generates tension. It generally avoids the histrionics that are so often the genre's baggage in the cinema of ...Read more

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Megan Thee Stallion says she's releasing new album, 'Traumazine,' on Friday in surprise announcement

It’s good news for Megan Thee Stallion fans.

The Grammy-winning rapper will release her second album, “Traumazine,” on Friday, she revealed in a surprise announcement Thursday.

The 27-year-old artist from Houston shared the album’s cover art, as well as an 18-song track listing, which includes her single “Sweetest Pie” with Dua ...Read more

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Steve Martin eyes retirement once 'Only Murders' concludes

Only retirement on the horizon.

You might not see Steve Martin popping up on your screen for much longer.

The Emmy-winning comedy star, 76, told The Hollywood Reporter in a new interview that once Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” concludes, he intends on retiring.

“We were very happy just doing the live show,” Martin told the ...Read more

Review: 'Summering captures longing and loss

It's hard to think of a movie better timed than "Summering," which opens with this bit of narration: "In the summer, while it lasts, everything is alive. Anything is possible. At least it feels that way."

Spoken by Daisy (Lia Barnett), that sentiment sets the nostalgic tone of the drama, which takes place this time of year in a village called ...Read more

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Ezra Miller being investigated over accusation actor is hiding woman and her children

Ezra Miller is the subject of a joint investigation between Vermont police and the state's Department for Children and Families after the embattled actor was suspected of keeping a mother and her three children at their farm.

As first reported by Rolling Stone, Vermont police tried to serve an emergency care order demanding the children be ...Read more

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Acclaimed doc about 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin mired in legal fight

When “Amazing Grace,” the long-awaited documentary of Aretha Franklin’s 1972 gospel performance premiered to sold-out audiences in November 2018, first in New York and then Los Angeles, the reception was euphoric.

NPR hailed the film as “transcendent,” calling it “nothing short of a revelation.”

While the L.A. Times rhapsodized ...Read more

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What's on TV this week: 'Better Call Saul' finale, 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' premiere and more


“Who Do You Think You Are?” (NBC, 7 p.m. ET): “Heroes’” Zachary Quinto explores his family history in the season finale.

“Chesapeake Shores” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.): The family drama sails in for a sixth season.

“Sister With a Secret” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.): A teen disappears under mysterious circumstances in this new thriller...Read more

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After Fred Savage was fired from 'Wonder Years' reboot, more details are emerging

Who is Fred Savage?

That question might leave some Gen X-ers rolling their eyes, because, duh: He’s Kevin Arnold, the star of “The Wonder Years,” who had a crush on Winnie Cooper, the girl who lived across the street, and grew up before our eyes.

But generations who weren’t glued to the TV back then might know Savage more from the ...Read more


'Secret Headquarters' review: Family superhero movie finds its powers

A superhero comedy for families with more than a few genuine laughs, "Secret Headquarters'" superpowers are in the way it plays to its target audience.

It doesn't pander to teens — ahem, young adults — but rather it meets them where they're at, and it's made with warmth rather than cynicism. That makes it stand out among contemporaries that...Read more

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Movie review: 'Mack & Rita' an age-swap comedy that lacks soul

Who doesn’t love Diane Keaton? Or frankly, want to be Diane Keaton? The Oscar-winning star has had a film and television career spanning six decades, she’s a fashion icon, and she’s done it all in her own singularly unique and quirky way. It’s not surprising then, that in the fantastical and fluffy comedy “Mack & Rita,” written by ...Read more

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Shannon Bream will succeed Chris Wallace on 'Fox News Sunday'

Veteran anchor Shannon Bream is the new moderator of "Fox News Sunday," becoming the successor to Chris Wallace on the Washington roundtable program.

Bream's appointment was announced Thursday after Fox News used a rotation of fill-ins following Wallace's departure in December.

Wallace was moderator for 19 years before heading to CNN for its ...Read more

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Britney Spears hasn't seen her kids in 5 months, ex Kevin Federline's lawyer claims

The disharmony continues.

A lawyer for Kevin Federline claims his ex-wife, pop star Britney Spears, hasn’t seen their two sons in five months because the teenage boys aren’t comfortable being with her, according to TMZ.

Federline posted Instagram videos late Tuesday that appear to show Spears arguing with their sons, 16-year-old Sean ...Read more

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Weezer's Broadway residency scrapped over low ticket sales

NEW YORK — Weezer’s Broadway gig is over before it even started.

The pop punk band’s five-night residency, scheduled to begin next month, has been canceled due to “low ticket sales and unbelievably high expenses,” according to the band.

“I’m very sorry to be telling you this now after we’ve already invested so much time, ...Read more