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Fueled by fanboy-ism, an empire swells at Nerdist online factory

NEW YORK (AP) - There's no media entity more pleased to be called an empire than Nerdist, the online factory of earnest pop culture enthusiasm.

January 08, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Kimmel moves to late-night TV’s sweet spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) - During production of his final post-midnight show, Jimmy Kimmel's studio audience waited patiently while he taped a string of promotional spots.

January 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Spotlight

OSCAR HOST SETH MACFARLANE TO ANNOUNCE NOMINATIONS: LOS ANGELES (AP) - For the first time in 40 years, the host of the Academy Awards will help announce the Oscar nominations.

January 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Longtime 'General Hopsital' actor joins 'Young and the Restless' cast

NEW YORK (AP) - There's heartbreak ahead for some "General Hospital" fans.

January 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Michael J. Fox to play newscaster in NBC’s yet-to-be-named sitcom

PASADENA (AP) - On his upcoming NBC comedy, Michael J. Fox will play a newscaster who had quit his job due to Parkinson's Disease but returns to work in the show's first episode because a new medical regimen has helped him control many of the disease's symptoms.

January 06, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Ex-La. governor convicted of corruption gets cable TV show

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards will star on a new cable TV show with the woman he married after his release from federal prison on a corruption conviction.

January 06, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


‘Chainsaw 3-D’ carves out No. 1 debut with $23M at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It took Leatherface and his chainsaw to chase tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins out of the top spot at the box office.

January 06, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Award-season film hopefuls stop at Palm Springs festival

PALM SPRINGS (AP) - The Award Season Express made its first stop of the new year in the middle of the desert a couple hours east of Hollywood at the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival gala.

January 06, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Entertainment news briefs

• Rare color photos of The Beatles to go up for sale: LONDON (AP) - Unpublished early color photographs of The Beatles' first U.S. tour will be sold at a U.K. auction.

January 06, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


R&B artist Keith Sweat appearing Feb. 17 on Bob Hope Theatre stage

STOCKTON – Rhythm and blues artist Keith Sweat is performing Sunday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. at the Bob Hope Theatre.

January 03, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Blues & urban soul kick start 2013 concerts at The State

MODESTO - Two concerts start of 2013 at the Modesto State Theatre.

January 02, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Loki Rhythm performs Jan. 12 at Coffee House

STOCKTON - Loki Rhythm is performing at the Emerson Coffee House to celebrate musical sounds from around the world on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m.

January 02, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Quilt show at Modesto Centre Plaza Jan. 19-20

MODESTO - Country Crossroads Quilt Guild of Modesto is presenting the 2013 "Heart of the Valley" Quilts and Textile Arts Show, Saturday, Jan. 19 and Sunday, Jan. 20, at Modesto Centre Plaza, 10th and K Street in Downtown Modesto.

January 02, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Manteca comedian, singer team up at Fat Cat Saturday

It doesn't take Chris Teicheira long to fill-up a comedy roster.

December 27, 2012 | Jason Campbell | People & Entertainment


Blues & harmonica part of Modesto concert

MODESTO - Award-winning Alligator Records artists Rick Estrin and Joe Louis Walker will perform on Thursday, Jan. 10, at The State Theatre in Modesto.

December 17, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


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Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was ...

October 15, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pulitzer Prize- winning poet, dies at age 96

BELMONT, Mass. (AP) - Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of ...

October 15, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


OJ Simpson freed; parole official says he’ll live in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials at a remote Nevada prison where O.J. Simpson was set free early Sunday after nine years for armed robbery arranged ...

October 01, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


New season of ‘SNL’ roars back by mocking Trump early

NEW YORK (AP) - The new season of "Saturday Night Live" wasted no time getting topical - or mocking Donald Trump - with an opening sketch that featured ...

October 01, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Jake LaMotta the boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 21, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Trump omnipresent over ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump never won an Emmy, it's true. But his presence was felt at this year's television awards ceremony ...

September 18, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


2017 EMMY AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The dystopian vision of "The Handmaid's Tale," the deeply cynical Washington comedy "Veep" and the ever-topical "Saturday Night Live" won top ...

September 18, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Gone to Pot: Former Raider is selling weed in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The display case just inside the front door is filled with the kind of stuff you would find at any sports memorabilia ...

September 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Miss North Dakota Cara Mund is new Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the ...

September 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Which Emmy nominee will be Best Drama pick?

NEW YORK (AP) - Year after year, too many Emmy categories are laden with expected and oft-repeated winners. No drama then, when the envelope is torn.

September 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Taylor Swift’s eye-popping new video debuts at VMAs

NEW YORK (AP) - Taylor Swift debuted the eye-popping music video for her new song at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, which featured the singer ...

August 27, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Tobe Hooper, ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ director, dies at 74

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tobe Hooper, the horror-movie pioneer whose low-budget sensation "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" took a buzz saw to audiences with its brutally ...

August 27, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of ...

August 20, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Jerry Lewis, comedy icon host dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to ...

August 20, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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