Award shows

In this combination photo, Bill Cosby speaks to an audience on the campus of University of the District of Columbia in Washington on May 16, 2006 , left, and director Roman Polanski appears at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France on May 27, 2017. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors has voted to expel Cosby and Polanski from its membership. The film academy said Thursday that its board of governors met Tuesday night and voted on their status in accordance with their Standards of Conduct. (AP Photo)
May 03, 2018 - 10:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Academy Awards said Thursday that it has expelled two prominent members convicted of sexual offenses, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. The prosecutors who put Cosby away said Sunday, April 29, 2018, they’re confident the conviction at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault retrial will stand. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
May 02, 2018 - 9:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The TV academy is reviewing Bill Cosby's four Emmy Awards and inclusion in the academy's Hall of Fame following his sexual assault conviction. An academy spokesman said Cosby's 2003 Bob Hope Humanitarian Award also is under review. Cosby's spokesman didn't immediately respond...
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This image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows a performance of "SpongeBob SquarePants," in New York. The Tony Awards race is dominated by big established brands, including Disney's “Frozen,” J.K. Rowling's “Harry Potter” franchise, Tina Fey's “Mean Girls” and Nickelodeon's “SpongeBob SquarePants.” The nominations for the 72nd Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday, May 1. (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 3:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards race this year seems to be dominated by big established brands — Disney's "Frozen," J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter," Tina Fey's "Mean Girls" and Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants." The nominations are set for Tuesday morning, co-hosted by "Hamilton" alum Leslie Odom...
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Aisha Tyler, from left, Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert, Eve and Julie Chen pose in the press room with he award for outstanding entertainment talk show for "The Talk" at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
April 30, 2018 - 1:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC's "Days of Our Lives" topped the Daytime Emmy Awards, capturing five trophies including best drama series and lead actor honors for James Reynolds. The soap opera also claimed trophies for its writing and directing teams and supporting actor Greg Vaughan at Sunday's ceremony...
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April 23, 2018 - 5:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year's Oscars season has been set, with several events leading up to the broadcast of the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, 2019. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced key dates during the season on Monday, including the handing out of its honorary Oscars,...
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Carrie Underwood performs "Cry Pretty" at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 16, 2018 - 12:00 am
The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. Jason Aldean paid tribute to the 58 people who died at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2009, file photo, film festival jury member Milos Forman poses on the red carpet at the IV edition of the Rome Film Festival in Rome. Forman, whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
April 14, 2018 - 8:36 am
Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He was 86. Forman died about 2 a.m. Saturday at Danbury Hospital, near his home in Warren, Connecticut, according to a...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2016, file photo, composer John Williams poses on the red carpet at the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Williams, who earned his 51st Oscar nomination this year, will be honored by performing rights organization BMI with an award bearing his name. BMI says The John Williams Award will be presented to him at the 34th annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards on May 9. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 10, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Composer John Williams will be honored by performing rights organization BMI with an award bearing his name. BMI says The John Williams Award will be presented to the celebrated musician at the 34th annual BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards on May 9 in Beverly Hills, California...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2016, file photo, television writer/producer Steven Bochco poses for a portrait at his office in Santa Monica, Calif. Bochco, a writer and producer known for creating "Hill Street Blues," has died. He was 74. A family spokesman says Bochco died Sunday, April 1, 2018, in his sleep after a battle with cancer. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 01, 2018 - 11:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Bochco, a writer and producer known for creating the groundbreaking police drama "Hill Street Blues," died Sunday. He was 74. A family spokesman says Bochco died in his sleep after a battle with cancer. Bochco, who won 10 primetime Emmys, created several hit television...
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FILe - In this Feb. 16, 1999 file photo, Sammy Williams rehearses a song from the show "Too Old for the Chorus" at the ASCAP Foundation/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop in Burbank, Calif. Williams, who won a Tony Award in the original Broadway production of “A Chorus Line,” died of cancer in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 17, 2018. He was 69. (AP Photo/Jill Connelly, File)
March 21, 2018 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sammy Williams, who won a Tony Award in the original Broadway production of "A Chorus Line," has died. He was 69. Family spokeswoman and friend Brandee Barnaby says Williams died of cancer Saturday in Los Angeles. Williams won best featured actor in a musical in 1976 for the role of...
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