Children's entertainment

In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 08, 2017 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's so far largely been framed by Netflix: stuff I want to watch, when I want it. The Magic Kingdom is launching its own streaming service for its central Disney and Pixar brands and another...
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In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 08, 2017 - 7:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's so far largely been framed by Netflix: stuff I want to watch, when I want it. The Magic Kingdom is launching its own streaming service for its central Disney and Pixar brands and another...
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FILE- This is a Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 file photo of British author J.K. Rowling as she poses for the photographers during photo call to unveil her new book, entitled: 'The Casual Vacancy', at the Southbank Centre in London. J.K. Rowling has apologized, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, for tweets alleging that U.S. President Donald Trump refused to shake the hand of a disabled boy. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
August 01, 2017 - 5:35 am
LONDON (AP) — J.K. Rowling has apologized for tweets alleging that U.S. President Donald Trump refused to shake the hand of a disabled boy. The "Harry Potter" author called Trump "horrible" after seeing footage of the president appearing to ignore the child's outstretched hand during a White House...
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August 01, 2017 - 5:26 am
LONDON (AP) — J.K. Rowling has apologized for tweets alleging that U.S. President Donald Trump refused to shake the hand of a disabled boy. The "Harry Potter" author called Trump "horrible" after seeing footage of the president appearing to ignore the child's outstretched hand during a White House...
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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 - 7:14 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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