Whoopi Goldberg cheered on her return to ‘The View’
NEW YORK (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg received a standing ovation from the audience and hugs from her castmates as she returned to "The View."
Goldberg surprised everyone as she appeared on the...
Whoopi Goldberg says she nearly died from pneumonia
NEW YORK (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg says she nearly died of pneumonia.
Appearing Friday in a video that aired on ABC's "The View," Goldberg told the audience she had pneumonia in both...
ABC executive sees silver lining in Oscars flap: interest
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Oscars disarray over the exit of Kevin Hart as the host of the show had an upside — people paid attention, ABC's entertainment president said Tuesday.
"Ironically, I have found that the lack of clarity ... has kept the Oscars really in the conversation, and the mystery has been really compelling," said Karey Burke, whose network is the ceremony's longtime home.
She called the interest proof that the Oscars are still relevant.
Awkwafina, Tina Fey, Jennifer Lopez to present at Oscars
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg and Brie Larson will be presenters at the 91st Academy Awards.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday announced its first slate of presenters. Also among the 13 stars are Daniel Craig, Jennifer Lopez, Amandla Stenberg and Awkwafina.
Chris Evans, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu will also take the Oscar stage as presenters.
The Latest: Kennedy Center honors for Cher
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Kennedy Center Honors program (all times local):
The Kennedy Center Honors ceremony wrapped up with an extended tribute to iconic singer and actress Cher.
Goldberg, Hathaway, Bourdain among NJ Hall of Fame nominees
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Actresses Whoopi Goldberg and Anne Hathaway, comedian Chris Rock, "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and Anthony Bourdain are among the latest nominees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
The organization announced its list of 50 nominees for the 11th class Friday. Inductees will be announced in January, and the indication ceremony will be held in May.
Meghan McCain makes tearful return to ‘The View’
NEW YORK (AP) — Keeping a box of tissues handy, Meghan McCain returned to "The View" on Monday for the first time since the August death of her father, Sen. John McCain.
She thanked viewers and her co-hosts for their kindness and support.
"It made me so inspired that the idealism that my father espoused for his career are the ideals of America," she said. "There has been a lot of talk about whether that died with him, and I'm here to tell you, it didn't."
Abby Huntsman joining ‘The View’ in season 22 as a co-host
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Fox & Friends Weekend" host Abby Huntsman is joining "The View."
In a statement Tuesday, Huntsman said she was excited to return to her professional roots at ABC, where she began her journalism career.
She'll be working as a co-host with "The View" moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts including Meghan McCain, daughter of the late Sen. John McCain.
Meghan McCain a feisty new presence on ‘The View.’
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain's first instinct when approached to join "The View" was to say no — until her father, Sen. John McCain, convinced her to look past her trepidation to see the opportunity.
Naomi Campbell: ‘I’m open to everyone’
What would happen if a disco diva were suddenly forced to go undercover as a nun?
Orem’s SCERA Center for the Arts explores this comical situation in “ Sister Act,” a musical showing through May 5.
A story made popular by the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith and Alan Menken will be brought to life once again this week in Orem.
LOS ANGELES — An interview with Stormy Daniels delivered for “60 Minutes,” giving the long-running CBS news magazine its highest ratings in a decade. But the story wasn’t a slam dunk, either in the reaction it produced or getting on the air in the first place.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An interview with Stormy Daniels delivered for "60 Minutes," giving the long-running CBS news magazine its highest ratings in a decade. But the story wasn't a slam dunk, either in the reaction it produced or getting on the air in the first place.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar of "The View" apologized Tuesday for suggesting mental illness was behind claims by people that Jesus Christ talks to them, in remarks made on her show last month about Vice President Mike Pence.
Her comments launched a protest that made it all the way to a shareholder's meeting of ABC parent Walt Disney Corp. Pence said on Monday that when Behar called him personally to say she was sorry, he urged her to apologize publicly.
Fired FBI director Comey to appear on ‘The View’
NEW YORK (AP) — Fired FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to appear on ABC's "The View."
Host Whoopi Goldberg on Tuesday announced that Comey will participate in his first daytime talk show interview on April 18. Goldberg says they'll have a lot to talk about.
The appearance will come after an April 15 interview on the network's "20/20" program before Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty," is released.
Daytime diva Whoopi Goldberg, who first sat down at the table of the award-winning talk show, "The View," in 2005, comes to primetime in the new CBS crime drama "Instinct," premiering March 18 at 8 p.m. Alan Cumming stars in the series based on the James Patterson novel.
Whoopi Goldberg has joked about being visited by the ghost of Patrick Swayze.
The 'Ghost' actress was talking about working with her late co-star on Jerry Zucker's 1990 movie during an appearance at the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, as she looked at photos from her career, when a picture moved of its own accord.
Fonda: ‘It’s an important new era for this industry’
The bad, the good and the none _ a look at Oscar hosts
NEW YORK (AP) — The very first Oscars were held on May 16, 1929. They were only 15 minutes long, watched by only 270 people at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Guest tickets cost $5 and statuettes were handed out by Academy President Douglas Fairbanks, the first host. Here's a look at memorable shows and Oscar hosts through the years:
Whoopi Goldberg: Mike Pence didn’t show North Korea enough ‘respect’ at Olympics
Whoopi Goldberg says U.S. Vice President Mike Pence should have shown more "respect" to North Koreans at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
"He should have given enoughhad enough respect to say, 'You know what? Maybe they aren't doing a good thing for themselves, so maybe we can sit down with them at some point,'" Ms. Goldberg said Monday on ABC's "The View."
She said the Olympics are "supposed to be the one place where politics doesn't play a part."
Siriano celebrates 10 years, Wang goes heavy leather
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano marked 10 years in business with a luxe and sparkly collection fit for a royal dinner.
Inspired by late 18th-century British art that hangs in the Queen's Gallery in London, Siriano hosted Cardi B, Meg Ryan and Whoopi Goldberg on his front row at his New York Fashion Week show on Saturday.
Jordan Peele talks Oscars, ‘Get Out’ and Whoopi Goldberg
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Peele has been dreaming of his Oscar moment since he was 13, but now that it's happened, he can hardly believe it.
The 38-year-old received Academy Award nominations last week for best picture, director and original screenplay for his directorial debut, "Get Out." The star of the horror/satire, Daniel Kaluuya, was also nominated for best actor.
Mark Ruffalo, Alyssa Milano plan Trump counter events
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Ruffalo, Lee Daniels, Michael Moore and Whoopi Goldberg are among celebrities who plan to attend an evening of speeches and music at "The People's State of the Union," billed as a "public alternative" to President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.
The event is planned for Monday, the day before Trump's speech, at The Town Hall, an historic venue in Manhattan founded as a meeting spot for suffragists more than 90 years ago.
Goldberg at Women’s March: ‘We do this together’
Natalie Portman felt from the age of 13 that if she ever expressed herself "sexually" she would feel "unsafe".
Growing up in the Bronx, N.Y., Gina Brillon enjoyed the comedy of such stars as George Carlin. She also loved to watch Mel Brooks’ movies, and pretty much anything else that was funny, that her parents allowed her to see.
A stand-up comic since she was 17, she’s also a huge Whoopi Goldberg fan. When Brillon was on “The View,” she got to meet her idol and was especially thrilled when Goldberg recited some of Brillon’s comedic lines to her.
The Latest: PBS marks ‘Mister Rogers’ 50th anniversary
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on upcoming programming from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local):
Michael Keaton is narrating a 50th anniversary tribute to the late Fred Rogers and his beloved children's program, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."
"Mister Rogers: It's You I Like" will air March 6 on PBS and includes celebrity admirers sharing their memories of the show that debuted Feb. 19, 1968.
Regina DeCicco, who has been seen on FOX TV’s “Laughs,” brings her stand-up act to the Treehouse Comedy Club in the Westport Inn on Saturday, Jan. 20.
Spoiler alert — yes, she’s Italian. And yes, that aspect of her background inspires some of her comedy, like when she talks about how her mom wanted her to marry Tony Danza. She was only 5 at the time and Danza was an adult, but her mother was ready to overlook that issue.
Officials are expected new week to announce artists who are booked for the 2018 Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids.
Launched in 2011 and considered the nation's first "community-wide festival of laughter," the annual event features stand-up, improv, film, showcases and other activities. It's led by Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, which aims to help children, adults, families and others dealing with cancer or grieving a death.
Star-studded ‘Philly Fights Cancer’ event helps Abramson Cancer Center
Philly Fights Cancer Round 3 fundraising event raised more than $2 million dollars to benefit the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine.
The event took place at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia Saturday October 28 with special guest Whoopi Goldberg in attendance and entertainment performances by singer John Legend, Caly Bevier and legendary group Earth Wind & Fire.
In addition to the special guest and entertainment, more than 1,500 VIP guests and philanthropists were also in attendance.
Clinton to campaign for Democrat seeking to succeed Christie
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Hillary Clinton will help raise cash for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy just days after former President Barack Obama campaigned for him.
The New Jersey fundraiser is not the first campaign event for Clinton since her defeat last year in the presidential election. Earlier this month, she attended an event on behalf of Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam.
New Jersey and Virginia are the only two states holding races for governor this year.
Meghan McCain joins ABC’s ‘The View’ as newest co-host
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain was welcomed to the air Monday as the newest co-host of ABC's "The View."
McCain, the daughter of Sen. John McCain, will represent a conservative perspective on the daily chat show. She replaces conservative commentator Jedediah Bila, who exited "The View" last month.
McCain joins a panel that also includes moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin and Paula Faris.
Thirty years ago today, Star Trek: The Next Generation -- then the first new live-action Trek series since the original Star Trek ended in 1969 -- debuted in first-run syndication.
Whether or not President Donald Trump is a white supremacist is up for debate, a debate that legitimately could go one way or another. After all, Trump, while campaigning for votes last year, posed the question to African-Americans, “what have you got to lose?” The paternalistic bigotry of the comment was blatant, and it drew cheers from an audience packed with supporters, many who no doubt believe Blacks need the assistance of some great white father to hold their hands along the journey and instruct them in the art of pulling themselves up by the bootstraps.
Lake City Playhouse opens season with musical comedy “Sister Act”
When theatergoers take their seats in Lake City Playhouse, they’ll be in modern day Coeur d’Alene. As soon as the curtains open, however, they’ll be in 1977 Philadelphia.
The disco-era setting change comes courtesy of Lake City’s season opener “Sister Act,” which opens Friday.
Rihanna rides into NY Fashion Week in style
Whoopi Goldberg's daughter persuaded her not to quit 'The View'.
The 61-year-old actress and television personality has admitted the rumours that she was leaving the ABC talk show after 10 years were true to some degree, but she decided not to ditch the job in the end because her 44-year-old daughter Alex Martin made her realise she was needed more than ever.
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection.
Puff Daddy, Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o among Pirelli Calendar stars
Lupita Nyong'o, Puff Daddy, Naomi Campbell and RuPaul are among the stars of the 2018 Pirelli Calendar.
Next year's calendar features an 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' theme, which has been styled by new British Vogue editor Edward Enninful and for the first time in its 50-year history, it showcases an all-black cast.
Crooner John Legend, who is also a piano virtuoso and 10-time Grammy winner, brings his “Darkness & Light Tour” to Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, June 23.
When Legend nabbed a Tony Award earlier this month, his wife, Chrissy Teigen, tweeted that’s he’s just one trophy away from having an “EGOT” — shorthand for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Legend earned the Tony for his work on August Wilson’s “Jitney,” which was named the best play revival.
Photo Gallery: The stars come out at the Tony Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards always seem to attract stars from TV, films and music — and, of course, plenty of stage stars. This year, the lineup featured Josh Groban, Scarlett Johansson, Kevin Kline, Bette Midler, Orlando Bloom, Glenn Close, Cynthia Nixon, Sara Bareilles, Tommy Tune, Whoopi Goldberg and Anna Kendrick, among others.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Bon Jovi, Whoopi Goldberg, John Leguizamo and Usher are set to attend the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame event inducting Jay Z, Berry Gordy and others.
The Songwriters Hall announced Thursday that Irving Azoff, Benny Blanco, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff also will appear June 15 at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Whenever Academy Award-winning actress and moderator of ABC's "The View" Whoopi Goldberg travels to New Orleans, she plans a pilgrimage to Royal Street to shop at M.S. Rau Antiques.
"It's a wonderful place to go and dream," she said. "I think of what rare and extraordinary things I'm going to find there that I'm not going to find anywhere else.
Hollywood agent and producer Sandy Gallin dies at 76
NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Gallin, an agent and talent manager who guided the careers of such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Cher and Nicole Kidman, as well as being a TV, movie and Broadway producer, has died in Los Angeles. He was 76.
Gallin died Friday after a long battle with multiple myeloma, according to close friend Bruce Bozzi. "We lost a shining light this morning," Bozzi wrote on Instagram in tribute.
Smart Rating: 93.43Spielberg's role: Director, producerGenre: DramaStarring: Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Margaret AveryAn epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie (Whoopi Goldberg), an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert Johnson (Danny Glover), things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa. Based on the novel by Alice Walker.
Items from Patrick Swayze’s New Mexico ranch up for sale
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several items from actor Patrick Swayze's estate will be auctioned off later this month, including property from his ranch in northern New Mexico.
The auction will be held on April 28 and April 29 in Los Angeles.
The items up for sale include the leather jacket Swayze wore in "Dirty Dancing," the surfboard he used in the 1991 film "Point Break" and clothing he wore in the 1990 movie "Ghost," which also starred Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg.
NEW YORK (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg is blasting a fake-news website that ran a story she claims "endangered" her life.
The host of ABC's "The View" on Monday condemned a story that circulated last week falsely claiming that she said Navy SEAL widow Carryn Owens appeared at President Donald Trump's speech to Congress for the "attention."
Goldberg said this "horrible lie" jeopardized many great relationships she has with vets and their spouses and that it "endangered" her family's life and her own.