NEW YORK (AP) — Riders on New York City subways and buses are getting an earful, thanks to some famous hometown voices.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Friday launched a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan will be among the entertainers honoring nurses in a star-studded benefit virtual concert on Thanksgiving.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats’ fundraiser centered on a star-packed live reading of “The Princess Bride” script raised nearly $4.3 million to help Joe Biden's presidential campaign in...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — For those who find it “inconceivable” for President Donald Trump to serve a second term, Wisconsin Democrats offered a star-packed live-streamed script reading of “The...
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has been elected to the film academy’s Board of Governors for the first time.
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VERONA, Italy (AP) — Pirelli’s 2020 calendar pays romantic tribute to Shakespeare’s tragic figure Juliet in the city of her famously failed romance.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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:
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg didn't say the widow of a Navy SEAL "was just looking for attention" during an emotional appearance at President Donald Trump's address to Congress last month, despite a widely shared website article that quotes Goldberg criticizing the woman.