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NEW YORK (AP) — Some people have breakout years. Director Patty Jenkins had one with "Monster" in 2003, a movie that earned Charlize Theron a best actress Academy Award. And then there are breakTHROUGH years. This year, Jenkins' "Wonder Woman," starring Gal Gadot, was a mega-hit...
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of the New York Times Company is stepping down after 25 years. The Times announced Thursday that Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. will retire as of December 31, but will remain as chairman of the board of directors. He will be succeeded as publisher by his...
LONDON (AP) — 21st Century Fox says it will still try to complete its 11.7 billion pound ($15.4 billion) takeover offer for Sky, even though Disney is buying a large part of the company owned by Rupert Murdoch's family. The company says in a statement that Disney's purchase "...
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS has suspended radio and TV host Tavis Smiley after finding what it called "troubling allegations" of sexual misconduct, making him the second high-profile star to be ousted from a network known for its high-brow, genteel programming. The Public Broadcasting...
NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, SZA is easily in the running for best new act of 2017. But her uber-successful year really puts her in the running for female artist of the year: She's had multiple songs chart in the Top 40 in a year when male acts overwhelming dominated, and she's the most...
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of Fox , but Fox News Channel and other U.S. television businesses are staying with the Murdoch family. Here's a look at what the Disney and Murdoch empires will look like under The Walt Disney Co.'s $52.4 billion deal for 21st...
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Essence magazine will honor Missy Elliott at a pre-Grammy Award event next year. Essence says Thursday that Elliott, a hitmaking rapper, singer, producer and songwriter, will be honored at the magazine's annual "Black Women in Music" event. It will be held Jan...
Talk show host Tavis Smiley released the following statement on Facebook on Wednesday after allegations of misconduct: "On the eve of the 15th season and 3,000th episode of my nightly talk show, I was as shocked as anyone else by PBS' announcement today. Variety knew before I...