Country trio the Band Perry will focus on solo projects during their 'creative break'

Grammy-winning country trio the Band Perry is taking a “creative break as a group.”

The siblings, whose biggest hits include “If I Die Young” and “Better Dig Two,” broke the news this week on social media.

“We wanted to let you know that the three of us have decided to take a creative break as a group and each focus on our ...Read more

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Whitney Houston's 'I Go to the Rock' brings singer's faith front and center

ATLANTA — On Aug. 9, Whitney Houston, the iconic singer who never shied away from her musical roots in the church, would have turned 60.

So, perhaps it’s only fitting that the first posthumous CD project takes fans back to the six-time Grammy-winning singer’s roots.

“I Go to the Rock: The Gospel Music Of Whitney Houston,” is a well-...Read more

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List of DVD release dates for March 28 and beyond

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:


28: Plane

28: Missing

28: The Son

28: All Quiet on the Western Front

28: Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham

28: Chucky: Season Two

28: Frozen Planet II

28: Gaslit: The Complete Limited Series

28: Rick and Morty: The Complete Sixth ...Read more

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Ghostly orbs and flickering lights: Director films his horror movie in a house already known as haunted

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — When looking for a main location for his independent horror film “The Clock,” Rick Danford’s top request was for the house to be unique.

“I didn’t want plain white walls and boring rooms,” the New Port Richey writer, director and producer said. “I wanted the house to have character so that it could be a ...Read more

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Ay, caramba! Nancy Cartwright's long career being Bart Simpson

PITTSBURGH — Other than being a little older than you remember, or being out of costume, most of the celebrities at Steel City Con look like the people you see in the movies and on TV.

Nancy Cartwright, even though she has blonde hair, is not yellow. And she's not a 10-year-old boy.

She's not Bart Simpson.

Cartwright has been voicing the ...Read more

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New on DVD: Hamm steps into irreverent role in 'Confess, Fletch'

A murder mystery featuring the return of an intrepid reporter tops the DVD releases for the week of April 4.

"Confess, Fletch": This belated sort-of sequel to the 1985 Chevy Chase comedy finds Jon Hamm assuming the role of the cheeky reporter/detective, who must clear his name after being framed for murder.

"Who would have guessed that the ...Read more

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Boundaries on 'Shrinking' are questionable, but the co-creator says there will be consequences

The dirty secret of therapy is that therapists often need their own help coping with life's challenges. And the Apple TV+ comedy series "Shrinking" has used that idea as a launching point.

The series stars Jason Segel as Jimmy, a grieving widower and therapist who is taking an unconventional approach with his clients and those in his orbit, ...Read more

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Jonathan Majors charged with several misdemeanor counts of assault and harassment

Jonathan Majors has been charged with misdemeanor assault and harassment, a day after he was arrested in New York City.

According to the complaint from the Manhattan district attorney’s office, the “Lovecraft Country” actor was arraigned Sunday. In the complaint, shared Monday with The Times, the alleged victim said Majors did “strike ...Read more

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Yer a father, 'Harry': Daniel Radcliffe and girlfriend Erin Darke expecting first child

Daniel Radcliffe is gearing up for a new project: fatherhood.

The “Harry Potter” star, 33, and longtime girlfriend Erin Darke, 38, are expecting their first child together, a representative for the actors confirmed Monday.

The couple began dating in 2012 after meeting on the set of the 2013 film “Kill Your Darlings,” in which Radcliffe...Read more


Dick Van Dyke says he's 'pretty good' but 'sore all over' after Malibu car accident

LOS ANGELES — Dick Van Dyke recently offered an update on his condition after sustaining injuries in a Malibu car accident earlier this month.

On Friday, the 97-year-old actor told paparazzi that he was feeling “pretty good” but “sore all over” more than a week after his car collided into a block wall and a gate in the coastal city. ...Read more

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Queen with Adam Lambert back on North American tour

Finding success touring the world for the past decade, Queen with Adam Lambert is coming back to North America for the first time in four years.

Tickets will be available for general on sale on Friday at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com. In an unusual move, there appear to be no presales of any sort.

The band is working with the venues’ ticketing...Read more


Lea Michele says her son is 'heading into a good direction' after hospitalization

Lea Michele says that her 2-year-old son is back home but that he is “not out of the woods completely” after an emergency hospitalization last week.

The stage and “Glee” star provided an update on son Ever Leo‘s health over the weekend as she returned to a Broadway revival of “Funny Girl.” In an Instagram story shared Saturday, ...Read more

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Ana de Armas, Karol G to make 'Saturday Night Live' debuts

NEW YORK — Oscar-nominated actress Ana de Armas and chart-topping reggaeton star Karol G will make their “Saturday Night Live” debuts next month, NBC announced Monday.

De Armas will host the April 15 episode while Karol G performs as the musical guest.

Their episode will be the New York-set sketch comedy show’s third of the month. NBC ...Read more

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Madonna adds tour stop with Bob the Drag Queen in protest of the 'oppression of the LGBTQ+' community

Madonna has added a new tour date in Nashville to stand in support of trans rights.

The “Like A Virgin” singer announced Monday the addition of eight more shows to her international “Celebration Tour.” The Nashville Dec. 22 stop is specifically meant to protest anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in the state.

In regards to the over 100 anti-LGBTQ...Read more

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Nick Cannon reflects on his 'growth' since 2020 antisemitic chat with Professor Griff

Nick Cannon said his 2020 brush with cancellation over antisemitic remarks was a “growth moment” that he has since incorporated into a different attitude — with a podcast to prove it.

“I’m going to be super honest with you, man,” the performer and father of 12 told AllHipHop recentlys. “That process was a growth moment for me, on ...Read more


Minnesota sisters tackle flood, fire and storm damage on HGTV's 'Renovation 911'

MINNEAPOLIS — In one episode, a fire destroys a Twin Cities area family's kitchen, living room and garage. In another, a washing machine floods a home. Then there's the one where a tree falls through the roof, bursting the radiators and backing up the sewer.

Those are just some of the disasters that emergency restoration experts and sisters ...Read more

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'John Wick: Chapter 4' and the inexorable rise of the aging action star

John Wick may appear to be indestructible, a ruthless assassin who takes a licking and keeps on killing. But for Keanu Reeves, playing him is no picnic.

Speaking to The Times in 2014, as the first installment in the "John Wick" action franchise was about to hit theaters, Reeves, then 51 years old, said portraying a character who is subjected to...Read more

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Vlad Duthiers adds promotion on 'CBS Mornings' to his streaming anchor duties

CBS News has promoted Vladimir “Vlad” Duthiers to featured host of its daily morning program.

The Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist has long contributed to “CBS Mornings” as a correspondent, guest anchor and host of the show’s “What to Watch” segment, which he will continue to helm in this new position.

“This will mean...Read more

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Atlanta music executive who represented T.I., Travis Scott has died

ATLANTA — The music community is mourning the loss of a high-profile and highly regarded talent manager.

Claybourne Evans Jr., whose famous clients included rappers T.I. and Travis Scott and comedian Lil Duval, died Friday, according to an announcement by his family posted on his Instagram account. Evans reportedly suffered a massive stroke ...Read more

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'Succession': A real-life therapist breaks down the Roy family's daddy issues

With its fourth season up and running, HBO's "Succession," one of the most layered and nuanced portraits of family dysfunction to air on television, has begun its long conclusion of the saga of the Roys.

Based loosely on Rupert Murdoch's media empire and Shakespeare's "King Lear," "Succession" is a family drama about the uber-rich Roy family ...Read more