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February 26, 2019 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Producer Dick Wolf's factory of "Chicago" dramas is becoming increasingly important for NBC. Both "Chicago PD" and "Chicago Fire" scored their highest ratings in nearly two years last week with crossover episodes where they shared casts, the Nielsen company said. "Chicago Med"...
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February 25, 2019 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company says ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards reached 29.6 million viewers, a 12 percent bump from last year's record low ratings. Last year's show was seen by only 26.5 million people, a development that caused much hand-wringing at ABC and the motion picture...
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February 25, 2019 - 10:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The segregation-era road-trip drama "Green Book" was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards, delighting those who see the film as a feel-good throwback but disappointing others who ridicule it as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy." In a year when Hollywood...
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February 25, 2019 - 9:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Lee's first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into one with joy and passion, but that later gave way to frustration. Lee, who captured the best adapted screenplay trophy for "BlacKkKlansman," jumped into the arms of presenter, longtime collaborator...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:06 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Stars loosened their ties, kicked off their heels and showed off their statuettes at Oscar night's epic Vanity Fair party. The annual affair held Sunday night into Monday morning lets celebrities revel in the end of a long awards season. Winners and losers alike gorge...
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February 25, 2019 - 2:53 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rami Malek had difficult moments making "Bohemian Rhapsody," but he has an Oscar to show for it. Malek, receiving the best actor trophy Sunday for his portrayal of the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, called it a "monumental moment." He thanked members of the band in...
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February 25, 2019 - 1:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rami Malek may have had a brief fall from the heights of his best-actor Oscar victory for "Bohemian Rhapsody" but he recovered in time...
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February 25, 2019 - 12:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga offered a heartfelt message to those watching the Oscars after "Shallow" from the film "A Star Is Born" won an Academy Award for best original song. "If you are at home and you are sitting on your couch and you are watching this right now, all I have to say is this is...
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February 25, 2019 - 12:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The touching black-and-white drama "Roma" that follows a domestic worker for a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City won the Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday. Director Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal film with dialogue in Spanish and Mixtec gave Mexico its long-...
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February 24, 2019 - 8:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Free Solo" climbed to the top of the Oscars, winning best documentary feature. The film about rock climber Alex Honnold's quest to achieve a free solo climb of El Capitan in June 2017 was honored on Sunday night. Directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi were challenged...
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