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FILE - In this May 31, 1992 file photo, director Jonathan Demme, left, holds his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster holds her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins holds his award for best actor for their work on "Silence of the Lambs," at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
April 26, 2017 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense," has died. He was 73. Demme's publicist,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Faye Dunaway arrives at the Oscars on at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warrant Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope with the Oscar’s best picture winner. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
April 25, 2017 - 12:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar's best picture winner. Dunaway tells Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News she thought Beatty was stalling for effect. Dunaway...
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April 25, 2017 - 12:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar's best picture winner. Dunaway tells Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News she thought Beatty was stalling for effect. Dunaway...
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April 25, 2017 - 12:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar's best picture winner. Dunaway tells Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News she thought Beatty was stalling for effect. Dunaway...
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April 20, 2017 - 9:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After spending a year at Madison Square Garden in New York, the MTV Video Music Awards are coming back to the West Coast. The network announced Thursday that the 2017 VMAs will be held Aug. 27 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. The Forum previously hosted the VMAs in 2014,...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2016 file photo, Kevin Spacey attends the "Elvis & Nixon" world premiere screening during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Spacey has been picked to host this year’s Tony Awards on June 11, 2017 Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
April 18, 2017 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey has been picked to host this year's Tony Awards, putting the award-winning star of "House of Cards" in the unenviable position of steering a telecast surely facing a post-"Hamilton" hangover. The telecast on June 11 will originate from the 6,000-seat Radio City Music...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2016 file photo, Kevin Spacey attends the "Elvis & Nixon" world premiere screening during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Spacey has been picked to host this year’s Tony Awards on June 11, 2017 Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
April 18, 2017 - 1:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey has been picked to host this year's Tony Awards, putting the award-winning star of "House of Cards" in the unenviable position of steering a telecast surely facing a post-"Hamilton" hangover. The telecast on June 11 will originate from the 6,000-seat Radio City Music...
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FILE - This July 13, 2016 file photo shows actress Debra Messing at the premiere of "Cafe Society", in New York. Messing will be honored May 6 at the GLAAD Media Awards as a champion against discrimination. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 17, 2017 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Debra Messing will be honored May 6 at the GLAAD Media Awards as a champion against discrimination. The media LGBTQ advocacy organization announced Monday it will give the "Will & Grace" actress the Excellence in Media award at its 28th annual ceremony, to be hosted by Ross...
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In this image released by PBS, Tim Pigott-Smith appears in a scene from "King Charles III," airing May 14 on Masterpiece on PBS. (Drama Republic for BBC and MASTERPIECE/PBS via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 7:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — British actor Tim Pigott-Smith left behind a TV adaptation of one of his most acclaimed stage performances, the title role in "King Charles III." The drama starring Pigott-Smith, who died earlier this month at age 70, airs May 14 on PBS (check local listings for time and station...
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April 15, 2017 - 1:12 pm
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Tom Coyne, a Grammy Award-winning mastering engineer who worked on numerous hit recordings by Adele, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Metallica and more, has died. He was 62. The Doyle Funeral Home in Morristown, New Jersey, said Coyne died Wednesday. He had multiple myeloma, a cancer...
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