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'I don't regret that': Colbert responds to backlash sparked by crude joke

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 9:16am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The late-night television show host Stephen Colbert unapologetically responded to criticism of a crude joke he made about U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that prompted calls for the comedian to be fired.

Sci-fi bar offers galaxy's geeks a good time

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 7:31am
(Reuters) - If your idea of a fun Saturday night inclines more toward swinging a light sabre than tripping the light fantastic, then a new bar in Los Angeles may be just the place for you.

Stars Wars fans say, 'May the 4th be with you'

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 5:06am
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Dozens of fans costumed as Jedi knights, stormtroopers of the Galactic Empire and protagonist Luke Skywalker thronged central Taipei on Thursday to celebrate Star Wars Day, the 40th anniversary of the sci-fi film franchise.

Shock, thrill, excitement: Broadway stars react to their Tony nods

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 6:58pm
(Reuters) - From shock to excitement, nominees for this year's Tony awards described their range of emotions when they found out they were recognized for their work on Broadway.

Massachusetts man gets two years in prison for 'Kung Fu Panda' fraud

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 5:07pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison after being convicted of trying to defraud DreamWorks Animation through a bogus copyright lawsuit claiming it stole the characters and story from him for its film "Kung Fu Panda."

Singer Tony Bennett's career, paintings on show in New York

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 3:55pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Legendary singer Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco, but the native New Yorker was in his hometown on Wednesday celebrating his long, prolific career as a singer and a painter.

Crude Trump-Putin joke triggers attacks and support for TV's Colbert

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 1:51pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A crude joke about U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has sparked a social media storm with calls for late-night TV show host Stephen Colbert to be fired competing with praise for his outspoken remarks.

Brad Pitt says he quit drinking, in therapy after split with Jolie

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:53am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brad Pitt has opened up for the first time about his divorce from Angelina Jolie, admitting to heavy drinking and pot smoking and a lifetime of cutting himself off emotionally from others.

Hulu launches live TV streaming service

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:22am
(Reuters) - Hulu LLC said on Wednesday it has launched its live TV streaming service, putting itself in the center of a growing and competitive market as viewers increasingly watch TV through the internet rather than on cable and satellite television.

Britain's ITV says Chief Executive Adam Crozier to step down

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:07am
LONDON (Reuters) - ITV, Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, said its Chief Executive Adam Crozier was stepping down after seven years in the role.

China's all-girl pop band crushes hopes of besotted female fans

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 12:49am
BEIJING (Reuters) - Just a little under a year ago, Min Junqian was an unknown art student in China's eastern province of Shandong, dreaming of becoming a star and hitting the big time.

Mexican singer Luis Miguel surrenders to U.S. marshals

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 3:54pm
(Reuters) - Mexican singer Luis Miguel surrendered to U.S. marshals and was released on bond on Tuesday after an arrest warrant was issued for him in April in a case where he is suspected of failing to pay more than $1 million to his former manager.

'American Gods' reflects country's immigrant past and present

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 2:36pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A TV series following an ex-convict embroiled in a battle between ancient mythological gods and new man-made deities has tapped into a timely discussion of America's own history of race, religion and immigration.

The Eagles sue Hotel California

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 10:04am
(Reuters) - The Eagles have filed a lawsuit accusing the owners of a Mexico hotel of using the name "Hotel California," arguably the band's most famous song, without permission.

Midler, Blanchett, Field score Tony nominations for best of Broadway

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 9:08am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stars Cate Blanchett, Sally Field and Bette Midler received acting nominations for Broadway's Tony Awards on Tuesday, while "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" led the pack with 12 nods including the top prize, best musical.

Singer Janet Jackson to go back on tour after time off for family

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 8:56am
LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Janet Jackson has announced she is going back on tour later this year, returning to the stage in the United States and Canada after taking time off to give birth to her first child.

Hollywood writers, studios keep talking past strike deadline

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 3:05am
(Reuters) - Hollywood writers and representatives of movie and television studios kept talking past a midnight deadline into the early hours of Tuesday morning to try and stave off a strike that could black out TV talk shows and soap operas.

Celebrities embrace avant-garde challenge at 2017 Met Gala

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 9:36pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - On a night when celebrities can let loose on their fashion choices, pop princesses and Hollywood actress took it up a notch in the avant-garde department at New York's Met Gala on Monday.

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' holds steady atop Billboard 200 chart

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 4:19pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Kendrick Lamar's latest album "Damn." held onto the top spot of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, holding off Drake and Ed Sheeran.

Hollywood writers talks resume as strike deadline looms

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 2:33pm
(Reuters) - Hollywood writers and representatives of movie and television conglomerates on Monday resumed contract talks aimed at staving off a strike as early as Tuesday that could black out TV talk shows and soap operas.