Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield sell items in estate sale
GENOA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An estate sale in Michigan sold more than 200 items belonging to "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert and her husband, Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield.
Q&A: Maroon 5's PJ Morton on Super Bowl and Grammy noms
NEW YORK (AP) — PJ Morton is prepping for the biggest week of his life: He's set to perform at next month's Super Bowl halftime show as a member of Maroon 5, and seven days later, he'll attend the Grammy Awards, where he's nominated for four honors — including three for his work as a R&B singer.
Gladys Knight to sing national anthem at the Super Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta.
And the nominees won't be (but should be) ...
NEW YORK (AP) — By its nature, awards season tends to winnow a field of films and performances until many of the same names are read week after week, award show after award show, leading up to the Academy Awards.
Maren Morris starts 2nd album with uplifting "GIRL" single
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris knew the importance of selecting the first single she released from her much-anticipated second record, but as soon as she heard the demo of "GIRL," she knew this was the song she wanted to lead off the album.
AP Exclusive: A peek at how Disney resort shows are made
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — With excitement building over a new "Star Wars" land opening later this year at Walt Disney World, as well as at its California cousin, it's easy to forget a slew of new entertainment shows also are debuting in the biggest year for the Florida theme park resort in two decades.
Mitchell Zuckoff is writing book about 9-11 terror attacks
NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell.
Bob Costas exits longtime home at NBC Sports
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether.
Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes
NEW YORK (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow.
TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials.
Harmony Korine's latest, Beto O'Rourke doc to debut at SXSW
NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," Olivia Wilde's directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O'Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival.
Carell, 'Office' producers reteam for 'Space Force' comedy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Carell is starring in a new workplace comedy that could be out of this world. Netflix said Wednesday that Carell is re-teaming with "The Office" producers Greg Daniels and Howard Klein on the series "Space Force."
Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris
PARIS (AP) — Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the darkly depths of monochrome.
Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971.
Theft of church painting puzzles Belgian police
BRUSSELS (AP) — It's probably not a long-lost painting by Michelangelo. It almost certainly wasn't stolen by a sophisticated gang of international art thieves.
Review: 'They Shall Not Grow Old' is an immersive marvel
Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I documentary, "They Shall Not Grow Old."
Jarrett memoir excerpted in free online compilation
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett's memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation.
Keith Richards reissuing 1988 solo debut 'Talk Is Cheap'
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his solo debut album by reissuing it. Richards originally released "Talk Is Cheap" in 1988 and will reissue the album on March 29.
Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood
The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade.
Team that spoofed Pence book has new picture story
NEW YORK (AP) — The creative team that brought you the best-selling parody of the Pence family rabbit has a new book coming. Writer Jill Twiss and illustrator EG Keller are collaborating on "The Someone New," HarperCollins Children's Books announced Wednesday.
Broadway theaters to dim lights to honor Carol Channing
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing. The marquee lights of every Broadway theater will dim at 7:45 p.m.
In era of news deserts, no easy fix for local news struggles
NEW YORK (AP) — The local news industry hasn't been the subject of much good news itself, lately. Newspaper circulation is down sharply, and so is employment in the newspaper industry.
Satisfaction: Rolling Stones to headline 50th Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.
Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son. Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new installment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of 2020.

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