LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest from the Emmy Awards (all times PDT):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-nominated writer David Hare says he’s turned his COVID-19 illness into a stage monologue about enduring “this quite extraordinary disease.”
CAIRO (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned a new Egyptian TV drama set in the year 2120 that predicts Israel's destruction as well as the breakup of the United States.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rosario Dawson has graced both the big and small screens, in everything from dramas to comedies to Marvel superhero projects, yet she’s rarely been cast as the lead in a...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The second season of an AMC-TV drama series follows the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and a number of bizarre deaths haunting a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Mueller's report on Russian involvement in the 2016 election may have made for a gripping book, but his long-awaited testimony before Congress on Wednesday did not come...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean superstar couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo are seeking a divorce to end their celebrity marriage of less than two years.
LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II - the monarch she is about to play on the Netflix royal family TV drama "The Crown."
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions, is being...
BAGHDAD (AP) — Every evening at the Muntada al-Masrah theater on Baghdad's Rashid street, the cast and crew of the first TV drama filmed in Iraq in seven years take their places among the rooms...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dancers in hot pants. Factories pumping out Air Jordan lookalikes. TV dramas that are actually fun to watch.
North Korean pop culture, long dismissed by critics as a kitschy throwback to the dark days of Stalinism, is getting a major upgrade under leader Kim Jong Un.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Noah Wyle is back in Chicago for a TV drama that's far different than the 1990s hit "ER" that launched his career.
In CBS' limited series "The Red Line," Wyle's character loses his African-American husband in a mistaken police shooting that's the catalyst for family anguish and social uproar.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariska Hargitay thinks "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" has played a huge role in educating people on sexual violence, but believes there is still a lot of work to do.
The star of the TV drama spoke as the NBC show celebrated its 20th season Thursday at the Tribeca TV Festival.
Hargitay has been playing Lt. Olivia Benson from the first episode. She said she was initially drawn to the show because it was tackling issues that others weren't.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese tennis and non-tennis fans alike are celebrating one of their own winning a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.
The results came in early Sunday morning Japan time, and television stations interrupted TV dramas and cooking programs with news flashes after Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 in the women's final at the U.S. Open in New York.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A TV drama about the lives and careers of Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in the works.
A spokeswoman for Alyssa Milano said Tuesday that the actress' company, Peace Productions, is joining with PatMa Productions to develop the limited series.
The project will draw on the book "Sisters in Law" by Linda Hirshman, which details the legal and social impact of former Supreme Court Justice O'Connor and current Justice Ginsburg.
BERLIN (AP) — A prolific director of German television dramas has resigned as head of a theater festival following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Dieter Wedel has denied claims by several women that he pressured them for sex. The allegations, first published by respected weekly Die Zeit, mostly date back several decades.
In a statement Monday, the 75-year-old said the allegations had left him "deeply disturbed and shaken," and damaged his health.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" won the top drama series trophy at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, making up for the Emmy and Golden Globe honors that eluded it and taking a stand for broadcast network TV amid growing online competition.
NEW YORK (AP) — The morning after making history as the first black man to win a Golden Globe Award for lead actor in a TV drama, Sterling K. Brown fulfilled an acceptance speech promise: He took his 6-year-old son Andrew to school.
Brown said he was "humbled" by the Golden Globe win for his role on NBC's "This is Us" and will "cherish it" all his life.
Family time is important to Brown, who also has a 2-year-old son Amare with his actress-wife Ryan Michelle Bathe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Versace family is distancing itself from an upcoming TV series about the 1997 murder of famed fashion designer Gianni Versace.
In a statement Monday, his family said it has neither authorized nor been involved in the series.
Since members of the family didn't authorize the book from which it's partly drawn or participate in the writing of the screenplay, the series should be considered "a work of fiction," the statement said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars react to the Golden Globe Award nominations announced Monday morning in Beverly Hills, California:
— "It was my morning to carpool, so I just dropped the kids off." — Laurie Metcalf, nominated for her supporting role in "Lady Bird," on her not-so-glamorous morning.
— "It's a good day when you wake up and find out that your show is on a list with 'Game of Thrones.'" — Dan Fogelman, creator of "This Is Us," nominated for TV drama series.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A roundup of news from the closing day of the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services presented details on upcoming programs.
Ricky Martin said he reassured Gianni Versace's longtime partner Antonio D'Amico that the pair will be treated respectfully in a TV drama about Versace's 1997 murder.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Martin said he reassured Gianni Versace's longtime partner Antonio D'Amico that the pair will be treated respectfully in a TV drama about Versace's 1997 murder.
"I'll make sure people fall in love with your relationship with Gianni," Martin, who plays D'Amico in FX's "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," recounted telling him.
LONDON (AP) — A British retiree accused of trying to hire hit men to kill his partner has claimed he was merely conducting research for a thriller.
David Harris is charged with soliciting the murder of his partner Hazel Allison, a former scriptwriter for a police TV drama. Prosecutors say he offered three men large sums of money to kill Allison.
Harris, 68, told police he became "hooked" on thrillers after being given an e-reader for Christmas and decided to try to write one himself.
ATLANTA (AP) — Oprah Winfrey had long been looking for something that would keep OWN viewers from switching to other channels. The answer to her prayers turned out to be a juicy drama series set in a house of worship.
"Greenleaf," which co-stars Winfrey in a recurring role, premiered last year as the most-watched debut in the six-year history of her network and has given the media mogul a boost of confidence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Think back on standout modern TV dramas and "Homicide: Life on the Street," ''Oz," ''The Pacific" and "Treme" easily come to mind.
Jon Seda was part of them all, a testament to the actor and the career he's built. Credit the appealing warmth he brings to roles, his confident physicality and the strict work ethic he traces back to his brief but influential boxing days that included competing for Golden Gloves amateur honors.
Reba McEntire returning to TV in new drama
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Hidden Figures" and Taraji P. Henson had a big night at the NAACP Image Awards, where Hollywood glamour shared the stage with somber remarks from the director of Washington's new African-American museum.
"Hidden Figures," the fact-based drama about the contributions of black female mathematicians to the U.S. space program, won the award for best movie Saturday, while star Henson was honored as best actress.
ShowBiz Minute: Reeves, Affleck, Jackson
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paris Jackson is ready for her close-up.
Fox TV said Monday that the daughter of the late Michael Jackson will make her acting debut this season on the drama series "Star."
Paris Jackson will play an intimidating social media guru, Rachel, who has an impact on the show's lead characters.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — In the movie "Hidden Figures," Katherine Johnson is known as the "girl with the numbers," a mathematical genius who helped launch astronauts like John Glenn into space during her work at NASA in the 1950s and 1960s.
Taraji P. Henson of the Fox TV drama, "Empire," plays Johnson in the movie.
But to her youngest daughter, Katherine Moore, she was known simply as Mom, the woman who taught her and her two sisters life skills such as how to sew.