Children's entertainment

FILE - In this March 8, 2016, file photo, Melissa Rauch, a cast member and co-writer of "The Bronze," poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Rauch announced her pregnancy in an essay for Glamour magazine published online on July 11, 2017. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 12, 2017 - 7:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Big Bang Theory" star Melissa Rauch is expecting her first child with her husband, screenwriter Winston Rauch. The actress revealed her pregnancy in an essay for Glamour magazine in which she also opens up about a miscarriage she suffered. She writes that she's "terrified at the...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2016, file photo, Melissa Rauch, a cast member and co-writer of "The Bronze," poses for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. Rauch announced her pregnancy in an essay for Glamour magazine published online on July 11, 2017. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 12, 2017 - 7:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Big Bang Theory" star Melissa Rauch is expecting her first child with her husband, screenwriter Winston Beigel. Rauch has revealed her pregnancy in an essay for Glamour magazine in which she also opens up about a miscarriage she suffered. She writes that she's "terrified at the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, poses with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 10:02 am
LONDON (AP) — It was a last-minute Christmas gift for his wife that inspired Michael Bond to create Paddington bear, the marmalade-loving teddy in a duffel coat and floppy hat. Bond would go on to see his creation enchant children for more than half a century and become an icon immortalized in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2015 file photo, Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, poses with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 8:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Michael Bond, creator of marmalade-loving children's favorite Paddington bear, has died aged 91, his publisher said Wednesday. HarperCollins said Bond died at his home the previous day after a short illness. Ann-Janine Murtagh, executive publisher of HarperCollins Children's Books,...
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June 26, 2017 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages. The...
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June 19, 2017 - 10:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Two Americans have for the first time been awarded the U.K.'s prestigious children's book awards. Ruta Sepetys won the 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal for children's writing on Monday for "Salt to the Sea," a fictionalized refugee story about the 1945 sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff in the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 file photo, British author J.K. Rowling poses for photographers at the Southbank Centre in London. Paul McCartney and J.K. Rowling just got promoted, so to speak, in Britain’s hierarchy, Friday, June 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
June 17, 2017 - 10:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney and J.K. Rowling just got promoted, so to speak, in Britain's hierarchy. Twenty years after he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, Sir Paul McCartney is being upgraded with a Companion of Honor award for services to music, alongside J.K. Rowling for her services to...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 file photo, Paul McCartney performs during a benefit concert at the Tobin Center, in San Antonio, Texas. Paul McCartney and J.K. Rowling just got promoted, so to speak, in Britain’s hierarchy, Friday, June 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 16, 2017 - 5:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney and J.K. Rowling just got promoted, so to speak, in Britain's hierarchy. Twenty years after he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, Sir Paul McCartney is being upgraded with a Companion of Honor award for services to music, alongside J.K. Rowling for her services to...
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In this May 4, 2017, photo John Simpson, left, project director of exhibitions for The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, and his wife Kay Simpson, right, president of Springfield Museums, unwrap a statue of the "Cat in the Hat," at the museum, in Springfield, Mass. The museum devoted to Dr. Seuss, which opened on June 3 in his hometown, features interactive exhibits, a collection of personal belongings and explains how the childhood experiences of the man, whose real name is Theodor Geisel, shaped his work. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 05, 2017 - 12:28 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — From the squiggly, pink handrails outside the entrance to the front hall decorated with scenes from "And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street" — a real street just blocks away — the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum says "You're off to Great Places!" Walking into...
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FILE - This June 28, 1989, file photo, shows Fred Rogers as he rehearses the opening of his PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" during a taping in Pittsburgh. The images of people helping one another in the wake of the deadly bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in England has prompted Entertainment Weekly writer Anthony Breznican to pay tribute to Rogers for the upcoming 50th anniversary of his iconic children’s show. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 24, 2017 - 1:08 pm
The images of people helping one another in the wake of the deadly bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in England has prompted one writer to pay tribute to public television's "Mister Rogers" for the upcoming 50th anniversary of the iconic children's show. Entertainment Weekly writer Anthony...
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