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Poisoning of Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov 'highly plausible,' German doctors say

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:23:20 -0400

German doctors treating a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot also stressed they can't say how this might have occurred or who was responsible.

     
 
 


The most popular accessory on the Emmy's gold carpet

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:00:08 -0400

The 2018 Emmy Awards celebrated acting, but also celebrated love and marriage. Keri Lumm reports.

     
 
 


Jessica Biel, Kristen Bell and more best-dressed stars stun at the 2018 Emmys

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:48:47 -0400

On TV's biggest night, the stars made impactful fashion statements by serving sophisticated elegance. Here are the best dressed from the Emmy Awards.

     
 
 


Duchess Meghan Style Diary

Thu, 6 Sep 2018 16:43:54 -0400

     
 
 


Emmy Awards 2018: Stars walk the gold carpet

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:28:28 -0400

Stars shine on the 2018 Emmy Awards gold carpet

     
 
 


Richard Gere, 69, is expecting baby with wife Alejandra Silva; Dalai Lama blesses bump

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:09:39 -0400

Richard Gere's wife, Alejandra Silva, announces the couple is expecting a baby – with a picture showing the Dalai Lama blessing her baby bump.

     
 
 


Is #MeToo just lip service or is real change happening?

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:55:42 -0400

Actors, writers and producers sound off on the Emmys red carpet about the last year of the #MeToo movement.

     
 
 


Sally Field details stepfather's abuse, Burt Reynolds' controlling behavior in 'Pieces'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:10:21 -0400

In her memoir "In Pieces," on sale Sept. 18, Sally Field writes about being sexually abused by her stepfather and life with Burt Reynolds.

     
 
 


Emmys 2018: Ratings hit all-time low; is 'Saturday Night Live' to blame?

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:03:41 -0400

The Emmy parade of "SNL" talent wasn't enough to save the show – and served as an unfortunate reminder that the telecast's glory days are in the past.

     
 
 


#OscarsSoWhite founder scolds TV and Emmys for 'not doing enough' for diversity

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:42:59 -0400

April Reign, who founded the #OscarsSoWhite Twitter campaign urging more diversity in Hollywood, says the Emmy Awards still have a long way to go.

     
 
 


Martha Stewart teams up with Las Vegas restaurants for food and wine event

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:40:27 -0400

Martha Stewart is teaming up with well-known Las Vegas restaurants to bring foodies, locals and tourists a memorable tasting experience.

     
 
 


Music Modernization Act: Senate passes bill making way for changes to streaming royalties

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:26:44 -0400

The Senate bill creates an independent entity that will license songs to companies that play music online. The collective will then pay songwriters.

     
 
 


'Sesame Street' denies writer's claim that Bert and Ernie are gay: They are 'best friends'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:52:14 -0400

"Sesame Street" says Bert and Ernie, the the odd-couple roommates on the children's TV show, "remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation."

     
 
 


Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson are expecting a baby girl; kids help announce 'blessing'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:53:41 -0400

Jessica Simpson is going to be a mom for the third time. She announced Tuesday on Instagram that she and husband Eric Johnson are expecting a girl.

     
 
 


Forever young! Susan Lucci looks flawless in unretouched swimsuit pics at 71

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:48:05 -0400

At 71, Susan Lucci is the latest celeb proving age is nothing but a number! The actress posed for Harper's Bazaar in swimwear.

     
 
 


My first audition: Elizabeth Olsen

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:19:05 -0400

Actress Elizabeth Olsen's first audition was for a Robert Rodriguez movie and her clearest memory was the director wearing "the coolest (shoes) I've ever seen." (Sept. 18)

     
 
 


Sandra Oh brought her parents to the Emmys, and OMG people can't get enough

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:40:23 -0400

The "Killing Eve" star's parents became stars of their own on the red carpet as they enchanted everyone.

     
 
 


Love and loss abound for the main players in 'Life Itself' trailer

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:35:33 -0400

Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Olivia Cooke, Annette Bening and Antonio Banderas star as characters connected by various events in "Life Itself."

     
 
 


Kids need horror, too: 'The House With A Clock,' 'Goosebumps 2' bring chills to family fare

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:01:01 -0400

With 'The House With A Clock in Its Walls' and 'Goosebumps 2,' kids are getting a chance to try out family-family horror without the nightmares.

     
 
 


Memorable moments from the Emmys

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:06:50 -0400

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

     
 
 


Brie Larson flies as a hero in 'Captain Marvel'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:09:35 -0400

Brie Larson stars as a warrior with ties to Earth and space in the upcoming Marvel movie "Captain Marvel."

     
 
 


Day in celebrities

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:24:35 -0400

     
 
 


Haddish: 'I never was mad at Katt'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:22:00 -0400

At Primetime Emmys' Governors Ball, actress Tiffany Haddish says "I never was mad at Katt" Williams, following reports of a feud. (Sept. 18)

     
 
 


Michael Moore on how we're like Nazi Germany, why Trump could 'absolutely' be re-elected

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:42:36 -0400

Michael Moore is back with his provocative new documentary 'Fahrenheit 11/9,' which examines the events that led to President Donald Trump's election.

     
 
 


Doris Kearns Goodwin shares four pivotal moments in presidential 'Leadership'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:10:33 -0400

In 'Leadership: In Turbulent Times,' best-selling historian Doris Kearns Goodwin looks at four important presidents and their key accomplishments.

     
 
 


'Goosebumps 2' brings Halloween to creepy life

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:03:14 -0400

R.L. Stine's literary monsters, including evil puppet Slappy, come alive in the family-friendly horror adventure "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween."

     
 
 


'Sesame Street': Bert and Ernie aren't gay... or straight

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:51:16 -0400

It's settled. "Sesame Street" says Bert and Ernie "remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation."

     
 
 


Denise Richards on returning to horror in 'ToyBox,' acting dead and her real Malibu wedding

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:43:01 -0400

Denise Richards makes a gleeful return to horror in 'The ToyBox' and talks about her romantic Malibu wedding.

     
 
 


First look at Marvel Studios' 'Captain Marvel' trailer

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:22:40 -0400

'Captain Marvel' is Marvel Studios' next big film after 'Avengers: Infinity War.'

     
 
 


Keira Knightley plays ghostwriter who finds her voice in 'Colette' trailer

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:02:57 -0400

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette ghostwrites a best-selling novel for her husband which turns into a fight for creative ownership during a time in the early 20th century when women were silenced.

     
 
 


Winkler's backstage Emmy advice: 'Be yourself'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:37:45 -0400

Actor Henry Winkler wins a Primetime Emmy, over 40 years after his first nomination, jokes about "wearing rubber pants in anticipation" of a win. (Sept. 18)

     
 
 


"Mary Poppins" returns with Dick Van Dyke

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:30:57 -0400

Dick Van Dyke looks exactly the same in the "Mary Poppins Returns" trailer as he did in the original film.

     
 
 


Photos: This season's new crop of network TV series

Fri, 7 Sep 2018 13:08:40 -0400

     
 
 


Julie Chen leaving CBS' 'The Talk' after her CEO husband Leslie Moonves' firing

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:59:27 -0400

Julie Chen will announce she is leaving CBS' 'The Talk' Tuesday, following the firing of her husband, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, after sexual misconduct allegations.

     
 
 


Julie Chen makes it official: She's off 'The Talk' now that her CEO husband is out at CBS

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:59:59 -0400

After CBS fired her CEO husband, it would be hard for Julie Chen to return to her longtime perch on "The Talk" for the usual chat and gossip.

     
 
 


2018 Emmys: Top 5 must-see moments

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:41:53 -0400

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards featured a wide range of skits, songs and speeches. Some of them stole the show and others may have missed the mark.

     
 
 


How to watch all your fall TV shows after cutting the cord

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:17:51 -0400

As the fall television season approaches and a lineup of new and returning series kicks off, we look at your best streaming TV options to catch up and keep up.

     
 
 


Kanye West's 'Yandhi': What we know about the his new project and Chance the Rapper collab

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:22:14 -0400

Barely four months since the release of Kanye West's previous album, "Ye," the rapper announced a new project, "Yandhi," on Monday, tweeting a photo of an album cover accompanied by a date, Sept. 29.

     
 
 


Blake Lively shuts down 'double standard' critics in Robert Redford-inspired pink suit

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:34:40 -0400

Blake Lively rocked a pink suit in a who-wore-it-best-style image of herself next to legendary actor Robert Redford, and clapped back at critics.

     
 
 


Passages 2018: Those we’ve lost through the year

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 18:28:08 -0400

     
 
 


Emmys 2018: The sights, scenes and best quotes from backstage (and why Trump was ignored)

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:53:50 -0400

Backstage at the Emmys: Henry Winkler carried a sign saying "Outstanding Supporting Actor" and the "Game of Thrones" clan talked life changes.

     
 
 


Meghan Markle's still very present on social media, sort of

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:24:39 -0400

Meghan Markle was forced to close her social media accounts ahead of joining the Royal Family, but the Duchess of Sussex is technically still on social media. You just gotta know where to look. Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

     
 
 


Emmys 2018: Worst-dressed list, from questionable patterns to odd shapes

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:13:14 -0400

Let's face it: Just about every TV star on the Emmy Awards carpet is attractive. But everyone has a bad fashion day now and again.

     
 
 


Machine Gun Kelly called out over Eminem diss, booed while performing 'Rap Devil'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:23:05 -0400

Machine Gun Kelly has some explaining to do after social media users called out the rapper for being dishonest on Instagram. They say he tricked them.

     
 
 


Review: Jamie Lee Curtis' rage fuels a worthy new 'Halloween' revamp with depth

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:38:16 -0400

Forty years after the horror classic, the new 'Halloween' sequel unleashes a remarkable Jamie Lee Curtis and a nuanced look at tragedy in America.

     
 
 


My first audition: Zendaya

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:57:02 -0400

Actress and singer Zendaya started her career as a child and admits she was a "horrible" dancer at first. (Spt. 18)

     
 
 


On Prince's new basement tape, 'Piano & A Microphone 1983,' he sings, plays the piano

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:40:47 -0400

"Piano & A Microphone 1983" is Prince noodling at a piano and singing "Purple Rain" and eight other songs in a one-take recording made 35 years ago.

     
 
 


A live proposal at the Emmy's had the room on their feet

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:34:30 -0400

Leslie Jones' reaction was all of us when Director Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend after accepting an award.

     
 
 


The most memorable TV chefs

Thu, 6 Sep 2018 14:11:27 -0400

     
 
 


Julie Chen leaving ‘The Talk’ after husband resigns as CBS CEO

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:24:19 -0400

It appears Julie Chen’s talk show days are over and she will be leaving her role as host on ‘The Talk.’ Susana Victoria Perez has more.

     
 
 


Reality TV contestant and girlfriend arrested for drugging, raping women

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:40:21 -0400

Orthopedic surgeon Grant Robicheaux appeared on Bravo's dating show "Online Dating Rituals of the American Male," which aired in 2014 for one season.