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May 01

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
May 01
May 01

'Field of Dreams': Fathers & sons, phantoms and phenoms

“Field of Dreams” was No. 6 in The Associated Press sports writers' favorite sports movies poll
May 01
FILE - In this undated file photo, people portraying ghost players emerge from a cornfield as they reenact a scene from the movie "Field of Dreams" at the movie site in Dyersville, Iowa. The 1989 film was No. 6 in The Associated Press' Top 25 favorite sports movies poll. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 01

TV critics event that showcases new series is canceled

The coronavirus has led to the cancellation of yet another industry staple: a summer gathering that brings together TV critics and makers of upcoming programs
May 01
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2019 file photo, actress Cobie Smulders poses at the ABC Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour All-Star Party in West Hollywood, Calif. The coronavirus has led to the cancellation of the industry staple, a summer gathering that brings together TV critics and the makers of upcoming programs. The TCA said Friday that the event won't be held this year, citing the "current state" of TV production. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 01

Column: A look at some of the best sports documentaries

Sports and cinema have an uneasy alliance
May 01
FILE - In this April 13, 1970, file photo, actor Steve McQueen, foreground, visits Le Mans in France. McQueen was at the height of his career (and an actual racer) when he decided to make the ultimate racing film centered on the 24 Hours of Le Mans. "Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans" is a 2015 documentary of McQueen's making of the film "Le Mans." (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz, File)
May 01

Axios says it will return $4.8 million government loan

The Washington-area news organization Axios says it will return the $4.8 million federal loan it received as part of the Paycheck Protection Program passed to help small businesses grappling with the coronavirus pandemic
May 01
May 01

Promoter who ordered 50 Cent's friend killed loses appeal

A federal appeals court in New York has upheld the conviction of a former hip-hop and rap promoter convicted of ordering the killing of a friend of 50 Cent
May 01
May 01

No soft landing for Biden on 'Morning Joe' interview

Former Vice President Joe Biden did not find a soft landing place to answer questions on camera about a former Senate aide's sexual assault allegations against him
May 01
This video framegrab image from MSNBC's Morning Joe, shows Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaking to co-host Mika Brzezinski, Friday, May 1, 2020. (MSNBC's Morning Joe via AP)
May 01

'Raging Bull' delivers outside ring as classic sports film

Jake LaMotta was a straight-ahead brawler, so determined to wreak havoc every time he entered the boxing ring that he handed the great Sugar Ray Robinson his first loss
May 01
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2005, file photo, Robert De Niro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie "Raging Bull," in New York. "Raging Bull," about the life of Jake Lamotta, was No. 7 in The Associated Press’ Top 25 favorite sports movies poll. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
May 01

AC Milan, Roc Nation partner for virtual fundraising concert

AC Milan and Roc Nation have partnered to create a virtual live event on Sunday headlined by Alicia Keys "to honor and pay tribute to key workers fighting on the front line in Italy and around the world.”
May 01
May 01

Egypt’s dynasty of big cat trainers takes the show home

A third-generation Egyptian lion trainer is preparing for the next show with his big cats at his Cairo apartment
May 01
In this April 28, 2020 photo, 26-year-old lion tamer Ashraf el-Helw sits next to his 5-year-old female African lion 'Joumana,' after preforming a show, part of a coronavirus stay home and stay safe call to encourage people to stay home, inside his family apartment, in Cairo, Egypt. With the national circus closed due to the pandemic el-Helw has his big cats performing tricks at his Cairo apartment and posts performance videos on social media. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
May 01

Bollywood mourns loss of two of its most versatile actors

Two of India’s most beloved movie stars, Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor, died within a day of each other this week
May 01
FILE - This Aug. 9, 2017 file photo shows Indian actor Irrfan Khan posing during the photocall for the film "The Song of Scorpions" at the 70th Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland. Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India's best-known exports to Hollywood, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, after being admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital with a colon infection. He was 54. (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP, File)
May 01

Alaska book ban vote draws attention of hometown rockers

Members of the Grammy-winning rock band Portugal
May 01
FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2020 file photo, Zachary Scott Carothers performs with his rock band "Portugal. The Man" during a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders in Tacoma, Wash. After the school board at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District in Palmer voted 5-2 to remove five classics including F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” “Joseph Heller’s Catch-22” and Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” the band announced it would buy the books for any student or parent who wanted them. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 01

Q&A: Director Brad Bird on choosing his 'essentials' for TCM

“Ratatouille” and “The Incredibles” director Brad Bird has programmed 20 of his essential films for Turner Classic Movies “The Essentials” series, which kicks off Saturday night with “Singin' in the Rain.”
May 01
FILE - This Feb. 4, 2019 file photo shows Oscar nominee Brad Bird at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Turner Classic Movies has enlisted “Ratatouille” and “The Iron Giant” director Brad Bird to program the latest season of “The Essentials.” The weekly series begins on May 2 and airs every Saturday night. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 01

Mexican protest singer Oscar Chávez dies of COVID-19 at 85

One of Mexico's best-known protest singers, Oscar Chávez, has died at age 85 after being infected with the coronavirus
May 01
FILE - In this March 31, 2007 file photo, masked Zapatista rebel leader Subcomandante Marcos, left, singer Oscar Chavez, center, and Zapatista commanders Tacho, second from right, and David talk during a meeting in Mexico City. Chavez’s office announced Thursday, April 30, 2020, that he has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verudog, File)
May 01

Anderson Cooper is a father; gives infant son a special name

Cooper's son was born on Monday via a surrogate.
May 01
FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Anderson Cooper attends the 13th annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Cooper is a father, a milestone the CNN anchor says for a while he didn't believe would ever happen. Cooper announced the birth of his son, Wyatt, Thursday evening, April 30, 2020, on his show and in a lengthy Instagram post. His son was born on Monday via a surrogate, the newsman said, and is named after his father who died when Cooper was 10. (Photo by Jason Mendez/Invision/AP, File)
May 01

Top actor and Bollywood scion Rishi Kapoor dies of leukemia

Top Indian actor Rishi Kapoor, a scion of Bollywood’s most famous Kapoor family, has died
May 01
FILE- In this April 19, 2018 file photo, Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor greets media as he arrives for the song launch of film '102 Not Out' in Mumbai, India. Rishi Kapoor, a top Indian actor and a scion of Bollywood’s most famous Kapoor family, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 67.(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)
May 01

Mari Winsor, Pilates guru and celebrity trainer, dies at 70

Mari Winsor, a celebrity trainer for Hollywood’s elite who became known as a Pilates guru, has died
May 01
FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2005 file photo, Mari Winsor poses for a photograph in New York. Winsor, a celebrity trainer for Hollywood’s elite who became known as a Pilates guru, has died. She was 70. Winsor’s family representative Alison Graham says in a statement that the famed trainer died peacefully while surrounded by family and close friends at her home on Tuesday in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Sherman Oaks. Winsor died from complications of Lou Gehrig's disease. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
May 01

Durst seeks mistrial over coronavirus delays in murder case

Attorneys for real estate heir Robert Durst have asked a Los Angeles judge to declare a mistrial in the murder case against him that was put on hold mid-trial because of coronavirus closures
May 01
April 30

Queen and Adam Lambert honor global COVID-19 'Champions'

The remaining members of Queen and singer Adam Lambert have a message for workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 fight: “You Are the Champions.”
April 30
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019 file photo, Adam Lambert, left, and Brian May, of Queen, perform at the Global Citizen Festival in New York. Lambert and May, along with bandmate Roger Taylor, recently gathered virtually to record a new version of the Queen classic, “We Are the Champions.” “You Are the Champions” was released early Friday on all streaming and download services, with proceeds going to the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 30

'Goonies' cast, 'Flintstones' rescue TV viewers in pandemic

Josh Gad had a notion about what might soothe the kid in him during a scary time and maybe do the same for others
April 30
This combination photo shows filmmaker Steven Spielberg, from left, and cast members from Spielberg's 1985 film "Goonies," Josh Brolin, second left, Sean Astin and Ke Huy Quan, who reunited with other cast and creators for a fundraiser for those affected by the pandemic. The reunion was hosted by actor Josh Gad. (AP Photo)
April 30

Review: In 'All Day and a Night,' a circular crime drama

Joe Robert Cole’s “All Day and a Night” is a tough and anguished drama that somberly spirals around the circular tragedies of crime and incarceration
April 30
This image released by Netflix shows Ashton Sanders, left, and Jeffrey Wright in a scene from "All Day And A Night." (Matt Kennedy/Netflix via AP)
April 30

Gigi Hadid expects first child with Zayn Malik in September

Gigi Hadid says she is excited about her pregnancy during an early clip for Jimmy Fallon's “The Tonight Show" at home edition episode
April 30
This combination photo shows singer Zayn Malik at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in New York on Jan. 27, 2018, left, and model Gigi Hadid at Variety's Power of Women: New York event on April 5, 2019, in New York. Hadid's mother, Yolanda Hadid, confirmed with Dutch outlet RTL Boulevard on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, that her daughter is pregnant. She is expecting her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik, a former member of One Direction. Yolanda Hadid said the baby is due in September. (Photos by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
April 30

New Orleans musicians find way to soothe the city with music

The coronavirus and the social-distancing measures designed to fight it have nearly silenced the New Orleans music scene
April 30
Anais St. John and pianist Harry Mayronne hold a front porch concert at her home in New Orleans, Saturday, April 11, 2020. With New Orleans music venues shuttered for more than a month now because of the coronavirus outbreak, musicians and fans are finding new places to connect – porches, living rooms, studios and lawns – and reaching their largest audiences online, many streaming performances live on social media platforms. But for the city's club owners awaiting the green light to reopen there's concern about all the uncertainties, like how long it may take tourists to return, how soon the music scene will rebound and when it does, what it will look like. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 30

ESPN names Phil Dean new "Monday Night Football" producer

ESPN has named Phil Dean as its new producer for “Monday Night Football” beginning with the upcoming season
April 30
April 30

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar
April 30
April 30

Review: Damien Jurado’s delicate vignettes fill new album

Damien Jurado’s “What’s New, Tomboy?”
April 30
This cover image released by Mama Bird Recording Co. shows ""What's New, Tomboy" by Damien Jurado. (Mama Bird Recording Co. via AP)
April 30

Kelly Rowland: ‘Coffee’ song, video is my ode to black women

Kelly Rowland says her new single “Coffee” and its accompanying music video is her ode to the beauty of black women
April 30
FILE - This Feb. 21, 2019 file photo shows Kelly Rowland at the 12th Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Rowland says her new single “Coffee” and its accompanying music video is her “ode to the beauty of black women.” She debuted the breezy R&B track and video featuring black women across a spectrum of shades and colors two weeks ago. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
April 30

This is his quest: An actor serenades the front-line workers

Theaters are shuttered, but somehow, Brian Stokes Mitchell has found a way to keep singing on Broadway
April 30
April 30

Audible best-sellers for week ending April 24th

Audible best-sellers for week ending April 24th
April 30
April 30

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Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday
April 30
April 30

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS
April 30
April 30

LeBron James to honor Class of 2020 with all-star event

LeBron James is putting together an all-star event to honor and celebrate the high school class of 2020, which has had its graduation season upended by the coronavirus pandemic
April 30
FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James appears during an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco. Though the coronavirus pandemic has upended graduation season, James is putting together an all-star event to honor and celebrate the Class of 2020. The one-hour special, "Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020," will air simultaneously on NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox on May 16 at 8 p.m. EDT. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
April 30

Producer's memoir talks life of hits, magic of Ed Van Halen

Music producer Ted Templeman says in his new memoir that the magical musical moment that topped them all was the first time he saw Van Halen play in a Hollywood club in 1977
April 30
This cover image released by ECW Press shows "Ted Templeman: A Platinum Producer’s Life in Music by Ted Templeman. Templeman, who had produced major acts from Van Morrison to the Doobie Brothers, says Eddie Van Halen's guitar playing was the greatest instrumental wizardry he'd ever heard in rock. He describes signing the band and making what he says was nearly the biggest mistake in rock history when he almost fired singer David Lee Roth before recording their first album. ?(ECW Press via AP)
April 30

John Bolton book again delayed, this time to June 23

John Bolton’s book has again been delayed
April 30
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, former national security adviser John Bolton takes part in a discussion on global leadership at Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, Tenn. Bolton’s book “What Happened In the Room,” has been delayed from May 12 to June 23 according to listings from Wednesday, April 29, 2020, on the website of publisher Simon & Schuster and booksellers like Amazon and Barnes & Noble. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
April 30

Comcast profit slides as pandemic hits movies, theme parks

Comcast’s net income slid in the first three months of the year as the coronavirus pandemic forced it to shut down its theme parks and its movies were kept out of shuttered theaters
April 30
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2019, file photo the symbol for Comcast appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. Comcast’s net income slid in the first three months of 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic forced it to shut down its theme parks and its movies were kept out of shuttered theaters. On the cable side, the biggest source of the company’s profits, Comcast lost 409,000 video customers, as cord-cutting accelerated, and added 477,000 internet customers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 30

Netflix’s ‘The Half of It’ wins Tribeca Film Festival honor

Alice Wu’s “The Half of It,” a teenage spin on Cyrano de Bergerac, is the winner of the top award from the Tribeca Film Festival
April 30
This mage released by Netflix shows Leah Lewis, left, and Daniel Diemer in a scene from "The Half of It," a romance about a high school loner who helps a jock woo the popular girl in school. The film premieres Friday o Netflix. (KC Bailey/Netflix via AP)
April 30

Harrison Ford piloting plane that wrongly crosses runway

Officials are investigating after Harrison Ford piloted a small plane that wrongly crossed a runway where another plane was landing
April 30
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2020 file photo, Harrison Ford attends the premiere of "The Call of the Wild" in Los Angeles. Ford was piloting a plane that wrongly crossed a runway where another plane was landing, and federal authorities are investigating, officials and a representative for the actor said Wednesday. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
April 30

No ‘Black Widow' or ‘Fast 9’ leaves a muted summer movie season

“Black Widow” was to kick off what promised to be a typically lucrative summer moviegoing season, which runs Memorial Day through Labor Day and generally accounts for nearly 40% of the yearly North American box office
April 30
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Tom Cruise portraying Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in a scene from "Top Gun: Maverick." The film will open Dec. 23. (Paramount Pictures via AP)
April 29

What to gossip about in a quarantine? Virus changes TMZ

Harvey Levin admitted to some worry about how stay-at-home orders would affect the amount of material he needed to fuel his infotainment empire at TMZ
April 29
FILE - This May 7, 2013, file photo shows TMZ.com founder Harvey Levin at The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Los Angeles Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Levin admitted to some worry about how stay-at-home orders would affect the amount of material he needed to fuel his infotainment empire at TMZ. But celebrities still need attention, even if they're not out and about, and Levin found out there's still plenty of things to talk about. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 29

'Trolls' went straight to homes. Movie theaters are fuming.

The most controversial movie of the year is
April 29
This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows characters, from left, Guy Diamond, voiced by Kunal Nayyar, Tiny Diamond, voiced by Kenan Thompson and Poppy, voiced by Anna Kendrick in a scene from "Trolls World Tour." (DreamWorks Animation via AP)
April 29

Teen receives scholarship honoring 'The Hate U Give' author

A Mississippi teen with a talent for writing is receiving a full college scholarship named for the author of “The Hate U Give.”
April 29
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2018 file photo, Angie Thomas, a Jackson, Miss., resident speaks to reporters after signing copies of her book prior to a reception in Jackson, Miss. Belhaven University, based in Jackson, Mississippi, says it is creating the Angie Thomas Writers Scholarship program. One creative writing major at Belhaven will receive a scholarship to cover all expenses for tuition, room and board for four years, the university said in a news release Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
April 29

Irrfan Khan, of 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Life of Pi,' dies

Irrfan Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India’s best-known exports to Hollywood, has died at age 54
April 29
FILE- In this May 17, 2017 file photo, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan looks on during a press conference to promote his movie "Hindi Medium" in Ahmadabad, India. Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India's most well-known exports to Hollywood, has died. He was 54. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
April 29

Protective orders issued to 'Duck Dynasty' star's family

Three members of “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson’s family have received protective orders against a man charged with shooting at homes on their Louisiana estate
April 29
April 29

Lionel Richie reveals unexpected story of Elizabeth Taylor on 'The View'

Actor George Hamilton also joined the music legend's dinner party.
April 29
Lionel Richie reminisces about the time he had dinner with Elizabeth Taylor and George Hamilton during his appearance on "The View" Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
April 29

Review: A six-decade romance story in ‘A Secret Love’

The new Netflix documentary “A Secret Love,” available now, chronicles the six-decade romance of Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel, who, as far as their families were concerned were just good friends and roommates
April 29
This image released by Netflix shows Pat Henschel, left, and Terry Donahue in a scene from "A Secret Love." (Netflix via AP)
April 29

Virus leaves New York City artists in a 'tailspin'

Across New York City, the coronavirus pandemic has upended almost everyone’s lives
April 29
In this Thursday, April 23, 2020, photo dancer and choreographer Netta Yerushalmy warms up during a zoom dance rehearsal in her living room on the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York. Yerushalmy has built a career in movement and community. Both are gone now. Across the city, the coronavirus pandemic has upended almost everyone’s lives, but the arts community — the dancers, actors, visual artists and designers, who never made much income to start with — is especially suffering, imperiling New York City as a creative capital. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 29

Carmen Electra recalls 'bad boy' Rodman's courtship

Carmen Electra says watching her former relationship with Dennis Rodman blossom back to life in The Last Dance documentary has helped her appreciate the wild time in her life with him
April 29
FILE - In this July 27, 1998, file photo, Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra are shown arriving at the opening of the Planet Hollywood restaurant in Montreal. Carmen Electra’s relationship with former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman became a focal point of the “The Last Dance” — the ESPN and Netflix documentary series built around Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls in 1997-98. They wed in November 1998, filed for annulment nine days later, reconciled but divorced in April 1999. Watching the A-list relationship blossom back to life on the documentary helped her appreciate the wild time in her life when Rodman and the Bulls had a hold on her heart. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 29

In NYC it's 'survival of fittest for fashion brands'

A budding knitwear designer
April 29
In this Wednesday, April 22, 2020, photo, knitwear designer Felicia Lynch works on her knitting machine at her dinning room table in the Williamsburg neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Lynch started a dream job last November as an assistant knitwear designer for a luxury brand working in lower Manhattan before the coronavirus pandemic took full swing in New York’s fashion capital and tossed her off the payroll. Lynch is one of thousands of people either furloughed or laid off in the New York City fashion world reeling from the financial fallout of the pandemic that caused sudden store closures as well as the cancellation of fashion events and orders amid social distancing and stay-at-home directives. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 28

With captive audience, cable news has big ratings in April

Tucker Carlson, Joe Scarborough and Chris Cuomo normally don't have much in common
April 28
April 28

Streaming films eligible for Oscars, but for 1 year only

Movies that debuted on a streaming service without a theatrical run will be eligible for the Oscars, but only for this year
April 28
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, an Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball in Los Angeles. Movies that debuted on a streaming service without a theatrical run will be eligible for the Oscars, but only this year. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Tuesday announced the change for the 93rd Academy Awards as a response to how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the film industry. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
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