Award shows

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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This undated photo provided by the Chenango County Sherriffs Office shows Ernest Franklin. Ernest and Heather Franklin decided to kill their disabled adoptive son and cover up the crime with a house fire after watching the Oscar-winning movie "Manchester by the Sea," according to the New York prosecutor handling the case. (Chenango County Sherriffs Office via AP)
April 12, 2017 - 12:53 pm
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A couple decided to kill their disabled adoptive son and cover up the crime with a house fire after watching the Oscar-winning movie "Manchester by the Sea," according to the New York prosecutor handling the case. Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride said during a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016 file photo, Drake performs onstage in Toronto. Drake and EDM duo The Chainsmokers are the top contenders at the Billboard Music Awards with 22 nominations each. Dick Clark Productions announced Monday, April 10, 2017, that the performers set a record for most nominations in a year. The awards show will air live May 21 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
April 10, 2017 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Drake and EDM duo The Chainsmokers are the top contenders at the Billboard Music Awards with 22 nominations each. Dick clark productions announced Monday that the performers set a record for most nominations in a year. The 2017 awards show will air live May 21 from the T-...
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April 10, 2017 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Drake and EDM duo The Chainsmokers are the top contenders at the Billboard Music Awards with 22 nominations each. Dick clark productions announced Monday that the performers set a record for most nominations in a year. The 2017 awards show will air live May 21 from the T-...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". The staged sequel to J.K. Rowling's wizarding saga is nominated in 11 categories of the Olivier Stage Awards, which will be announced in London Sunday April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 09, 2017 - 2:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British theater's Olivier Awards (all times local): 7:10 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has won six trophies at the Olivier Awards — and still has nominations in five categories to go. The stage sequel to J.K. Rowling's magical stories has taken prizes for...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". The staged sequel to J.K. Rowling's wizarding saga is nominated in 11 categories of the Olivier Stage Awards, which will be announced in London Sunday April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 09, 2017 - 1:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British theater's Olivier Awards (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Billie Piper has been named best actress at Britain's Olivier Awards for "Yerma." Piper won raves for her performance as a woman whose desire for a child has devastating consequences. The show — adapted by...
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