Meghan's lawyers deny she cooperated with royal book authors
LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher that's being sued for invasion of privacy by the Duchess of Sussex argued Monday that she made personal information public by cooperating with the authors of a book about her relationship with Prince Harry.
Ellen DeGeneres makes on-air apology, vows a 'new chapter'
NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres used her opening monologue of the new season of her daytime talk show to addressed allegations of a toxic work environment, apologizing for things “that never should have happened.” "I know that I’m in a position of privilege and power and I realize that with that comes responsibility, and I take responsibility for what happens at my show,” she said in a video posted Monday.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3 Sept. 27: Today’s Birthdays: Actor Kathleen Nolan is 87. Actor Claude Jarman Jr.
Book Review: Two love affairs fuel 'The Book of Two Ways'
“The Book of Two Ways,” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine) Jodi Picoult’s “The Book of Two Ways” follows Dawn Edelstein, a death doula with a physicist husband and a teenage daughter.
The 'Pandemmys' were weird and sometimes wonderful
It was Regina King, winning her fourth career Emmy on Sunday, who perhaps summed up the proceedings the most succinctly — and accurately: “This is freaking weird."
A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve.
Zendaya becomes youngest lead drama actress to win Emmy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zendaya said her “heart was filled” when she saw her fellow nominees, including Jennifer Aniston, cheering on the “Euphoria” actress for becoming the youngest drama lead actress to win an Emmy.
Emmy winners highlight push for social justice
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Regina King and Uzo Aduba used the come-as-you-are fashion edict for Sunday's virtual Emmy Awards to highlight the national struggle for social justice.
Partial list of Primetime Emmy Award winners
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Partial list of winners at the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards. For the complete list, visit Drama Series: “Succession” Comedy Series: “Schitt's Creek” Actor, Drama Series: Jeremy Strong, "Succession'' Actress, Drama Series: Zendaya, "Euphoria'' Directing, Drama Series: Andrij Parekh, “Succession” Writing, Comedy Series: Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” Actress, Comedy Series: Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek” Actor, Comedy Series: Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” Directing, Comedy Series: Daniel Levy, Andrew Cividino, “Schitt’s Creek”
The Latest: 'Succession' swipes the crown for best TV drama
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest from the Emmy Awards (all times PDT): 8 p.m. “Succession” has taken its turn at the top. The HBO series won best television drama series at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night for its second season.
“Succession” wins Emmy Award for best drama series, its fourth trophy of the night
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Succession” wins Emmy Award for best drama series, its fourth trophy of the night.
“Schitt’s Creek” wins Emmy Award for best comedy series, capping a clean sweep of the show’s come...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Schitt’s Creek” wins Emmy Award for best comedy series, capping a clean sweep of the show’s comedy categories.
Ginsburg's impact on women spanned age groups, backgrounds
NEW YORK (AP) — Sure, there were the RBG bobbleheads, the Halloween getups, the lace collars, the workout videos. The “I dissent” T-shirts, the refrigerator magnets, the onesies for babies or costumes for cats.
Chloé Zhao’s 'Nomadland' wins TIFF People's Choice Award
After picking up Venice's Golden Lion award, Chloé Zhao’s “ Nomadland " has won another prestigious honor: The Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award.
Outlook not improving for beleaguered US movie theaters
About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly.
Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacy
NEW YORK (AP) — Across television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was already front and center Saturday, a day after her death at 87.
Carpenters wow public with medieval techniques at Notre Dame
PARIS (AP) — With precision and boundless energy, a team of carpenters used medieval techniques to raise up — by hand — a three-ton oak truss Saturday in front of Notre Dame Cathedral, a replica of the wooden structures that were consumed in the landmark's devastating April 2019 fire that also toppled its spire.
Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down Oktoberfest
BERLIN (AP) — Oktoberfest celebrations got underway Saturday in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of “O'zapft is!” — “It's tapped!” — but this year's festival is very non-traditional and highly regulated due to coronavirus concerns.
Emmy show will include $2.8M donation to fight child hunger
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a $100,000 donation to fight child hunger.
Last studio recording of jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw released
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A forgotten studio recording of the late jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw has been released as part of an effort to preserve jazz history.
Actor Masterson's lawyer denies and denounces rape charges
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson, charged with raping three women, made his first appearance Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom, where his attorney declared his innocence and denounced the charges against him as “politicized.” Masterson, 44, who has been free on bail since his June arrest, stood in court in a blue suit and face mask next to attorneys Tom Mesereau and Sharon Appelbaum, as the three women sat in the gallery.
Jude Law, Carrie Coon on the moody marital drama ‘The Nest’
Carrie Coon so badly wanted the slow-burn familial drama “The Nest” to be made, she told its director that she’d step aside so that he could cast “someone more famous” in her role.
Amal Clooney quits UK role over 'lamentable' Brexit plan
LONDON (AP) — Amal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government's suggestion that it could break international law in the event it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union.
Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein stripped of UK honor
LONDON (AP) — Britain on Friday stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the U.K.
'The Vanishing Half' nominated for National Book Award
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the summer's most talked about novels, Brit Bennett's “The Vanishing Half” and Megha Majumdar's “A Burning,” are on the National Book Awards fiction longlist.