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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tim Curry's participation in Fox TV's "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" helped erode fan resistance to a remake of the 1975 cult film, producer Lou Adler said. "As you can imagine, when we announced we were doing this there was a tremendous backlash...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Fox's new series, "The Exorcist" isn't just an opportunity to tell a demonic horror story. It's also providing an opportunity for diversity in television. One of the series' stars is Mexican actor Alfonso Herrera, who plays a priest on the show. "I'm...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has denied Led Zeppelin nearly $800,000 in legal fees and other costs in its defense against claims it stole a riff for the intro to "Stairway to Heaven." Judge R. Gary Klausner ruled Monday in Los Angeles federal court that the lawsuit against...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An upcoming Fox drama about the first woman to play Major League Baseball is not merely about baseball, said its co-creator and co-executive producer, Dan Fogelman. "It's a show that takes place in the world of baseball," he said, "It's about this...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Worlds are colliding on Fox as Andy Samberg's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" character Jake is about to meet Jess from "New Girl," played by Zooey Deschanel. The network announced Monday at an annual summer event for TV critics that characters from "New Girl"...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "The Simpsons" is doubling down with an hour-long episode in January. It will be the first time the half-hour animated series has expanded to a full hour, Fox said Monday. Al Jean, executive producer of the series that revels in daring humor,...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An upcoming Sunday night on Fox in September will be Amy Schumer night. The comedian will voice characters on "The Simpsons," ''Bob's Burgers" and "Family Guy" on the episodes airing Sept. 25, Fox confirmed Monday at a biannual press event for TV...
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A Michigan man has been charged with felony drug trafficking after 24 people were sickened at an Ohio rap music festival when they ate candy laced with the marijuana ingredient THC. A Mansfield Municipal Court judge set a $50,000 cash bond Monday for 28-...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An NBC gymnastics announcer has come under fire on social media over comments he made about the adoptive parents of American gymnast Simone Biles. The 19-year-old gymnast and her younger sister were adopted by their maternal grandfather, Ron Biles, and his...