“Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy, has landed on a date to come to audiences. The film which reunites Murphy and Arsenio Hall will debut on Amazon Prime Video on March...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars such as Kerry Washington, Christina Applegate and Rachel Brosnahan have expressed excitement after being nominated for the upcoming 72nd Emmy Awards. Because of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Watchmen,” cloaked in superhero mythology and grounded in real-world racism, received a leading 26 nominations Tuesday for the prime-time Emmy Awards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC is bringing back the lion’s share of its series for next season, including “black-ish,” “A Million Little Things” and “The Rookie.”
NEW YORK (AP) — With shouts of “Work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick off New York Fashion Week on Thursday, rolling out sculptured...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Leslie Jones is joining the ranks of television game-show hosts.
The former “Saturday Night Live” star will host a new version of “Supermarket Sweep,” which...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" cast member Leslie Jones is leaving the NBC show after five seasons, while Kate McKinnon is sticking around.
"The Proposal." It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys telecast, thanks to a memorable romantic gesture from Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss — who summoned the courage to propose to his girlfriend on live TV.
She said yes — thank the Lord. The stars in the audience responded with gasps (we saw you, Leslie Jones) and even tears (we saw you too, Queen Elizabeth — er, Claire Foy.)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a director of awards shows, Glenn Weiss specializes in making big moments on the stage. He'll have a hard time topping this one.
In what could become the most talked-about moment of Monday night's Emmy Awards, Weiss used his acceptance speech for directing the Oscars telecast to propose to his girlfriend, stunning the celebrity-filled audience.
NEW YORK (AP) — Super fan Leslie Jones is returning to the Olympics.
The "Saturday Night Live" comedian is joining NBC's coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics as a contributor, reprising her role from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
The network said Tuesday that Jones will attend Olympic events, meet athletes and spread her enthusiasm for the games on television and online. The games run Feb. 9-25.
Television and film stars glam it up at the Emmy Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — What, really, is a fashion show? Discuss.
Of course, there's the well-worn formula: People wait in line for ages, sit down, wait some more, look at clothes for about 10 minutes, spend another half-hour greeting and double-cheek kissing, then go do the same thing somewhere else.
NEW YORK (AP) — As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he's grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage.
"In all honesty, I mostly feel grateful that I survived it, and that I'm able to still do it, and that I have the respect of my peers," the 43-year-old said in an interview Friday night following a show at Radio City Music Hall, where he was joined by The Roots, Dead Prez and T.I.
NEW YORK (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos calls himself the "most fabulous supervillain on the internet" and that's probably not an exaggeration. He's angered everyone from liberals to the alt-right with his controversial comments.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a July 13 story about stars responding to their Primetime Emmy nominations, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the host of "MasterChef Junior." It is Gordon Ramsay, not Gordon Ramsey.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Stars react to nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards
Stars like Elisabeth Moss and Leslie Jones react to their nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars react to Thursday's 69th Primetime Emmy nominations:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thor, Captain America, Wonder Woman and Betty White have been invited to join the film academy.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed its latest invitees on Wednesday, which include several artists from the worlds of action and comedy.
"We are looking in areas that historically we hadn't," film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in an interview. The organization invited 774 new members to join its ranks — the largest class ever.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne and New Edition have been added as performers at this month's BET Awards.
The network announced Tuesday that Post Malone and Roman GianArthur would join previously announced performers Bruno Mars, Migos and Future on June 25 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Other set to hit the stage include Trey Songz, Tamar Braxton and Jessie Reyez. "Saturday Night Live" comic Leslie Jones will be host.
NEW YORK (AP) — While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" was relatively tame — at least until the television cameras were turned off.
It was later, during an online-only "Overtime" segment of Maher's Friday night show, that two of Maher's three panelists hurled expletives at the Breitbart News senior editor.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Speeches by far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos (yuh-NAH'-poh-lihs) and former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli were canceled Friday night after heated protests erupted at the University of California, Davis.
University police put up barricades as protesters shouting "shut it down" grew increasingly rowdy in the hours leading up to the talks. The UC Davis College Republicans, who sponsored the event, chose to cancel about a half-hour before the event began.
NEW YORK (AP) — Leslie Jones sees no excuse for giving a book deal to the far-right commentator and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos, who on Twitter last year so viciously harassed the "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" star that he was banned from the social media site.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the face of heavy criticism, Simon & Schuster is moving forward with plans to publish a book by the conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.
NEW YORK (AP) — More than two years after narrowly escaping death in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, comedian Tracy Morgan is ready to give back, and he's doing it on a huge stage.
The former "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live" star will be among an all-star group of comedians for a one-day benefit in New York for children facing challenges such as homelessness, extreme poverty, illness and foster care.
NEW YORK (AP) — Leslie Jones went to one of the most public of stages — the one at the Emmy Awards — to joke about her privacy woes on social media.
During a routine Sunday saluting Ernst & Young accountants, the "Saturday Night Live" actress addressed three of the firm's representatives.
"Since you good at keeping things safe, I got a job for you — my Twitter account," she said. "Put that in the vault, please."
NEW YORK (AP) — Undeterred by the hacking of her personal website, Leslie Jones returned to Twitter to pledge that she will "always get back up."
The "Ghostbusters" star had been harassed with racist messages on social media and her website was hacked in late August. She has since stayed quiet but on Saturday night, she began tweeting again, voicing, among other things, her love for "The Golden Girls."
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — An unofficial student group at Clemson University has rankled some by inviting alt-right conservative provocateur and Breitbart.com tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at the school during an event called "Make Clemson Great Again."
The Greenville News (http://grnol.co/2blqybM ) reports that a group of Clemson students called WeRoar Clemson announced Yiannopoulos will speak at Tillman Hall auditorium on Oct. 18.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hateful hack of comedian Leslie Jones' personal website reveals the tricky cyber landscape celebrities tread and the murky legal protections that exist for personal digital content.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Jones, the black "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Ghostbusters" star and "Saturday Night Live" cast member Leslie Jones is bringing her enthusiasm for the Olympic games to Rio itself.
NBC said Monday that Jones will join the networks' Olympic coverage team on Friday. After seeing a series of tweets the comic had sent about the Olympics, including a video where she was wrapped in an American flag and wearing plastic gold medals, NBC Olympics Executive Producer Jim Bell invited her to join the...
A tweet from Sony Pictures' "Ghostbusters" account that many interpreted as an endorsement of Hillary Clinton has disappeared as quickly as a phantom.
The studio tweeted "Boo-yah, we smashed your glass ceiling," on Thursday after Clinton became the first woman to lead a major U.S. political party. The message also had the hashtag "ImWithHer," a Clinton campaign motto.
By Friday, it had been deleted. A spokeswoman for Sony told the Los Angeles Times that the tweet...