Departure of Murdoch as Fox leader comes as conservative media landscape is increasingly fractured
The departure of Rupert Murdoch as the leader of Fox’s parent company and his News Corp. media holdings after decades at the helm is unlikely to have as much of an impact on conservative media overall as it would have a decade ago.
Japan TV network will acquire Totoro creator Studio Ghibli as animation studio prepares for future
Studio Ghibli, the famed Japanese animation studio of Hayao Miyazaki, will become a subsidiary of Nippon Television Network Corp. The companies said Thursday the move was approved by both boards.
First Bob Ross TV painting, completed in a half an hour, goes on sale for nearly $10 million
Bob Ross was known for his unpretentious approach to painting on his long-running show, “The Joy of Painting,” but now the painting he completed on his first episode in 1983 is for sale for nearly $10 million.
MGM Resorts computers back up after 10 days as analysts eye effects of casino cyberattacks
MGM Resorts International says computers serving customers at its casino and hotel properties have been restored across the U.S. That's 10 days after a cyberattack led it to shut down digital systems.
'Donyale Luna: Supermodel' shines a light on the first Black model to grace cover of Vogue
“Donyale Luna: Supermodel," a documentary streaming on Max, offers insight into how the first Black model to grace the covers of Harper's Bazaar and Vogue went largely unknown for years after her death.
Sufjan Stevens is relearning to walk after Guillain-Barre Syndrome left him immobile, hospitalized
Grammy- and Oscar-nominated indie musician Sufjan Stevens is relearning how to walk after the autoimmune disease Guillain-Barre Syndrome left him immobile, representatives confirmed to The Associated Press.
As writers and studios resume negotiations, here are the key players in the Hollywood strikes
Negotiations between striking screenwriters and Hollywood studios have resumed and will continue Thursday in the latest attempt to bring an end to pickets that have brought film and television productions to a halt.
A new London exhibition highlights the untold stories of Black British fashion designers
A new exhibition is opening in London to chart for the first time the contributions Black British culture made to U.K. fashion and design history and to celebrate Black designers who haven't received public recognition.
Rapper Travis Scott is questioned over deadly crowd surge at Texas festival in wave of lawsuits
Rap superstar Travis Scott was questioned for several hours in a deposition he gave in connection with hundreds of lawsuits filed against him and others over the deaths and injuries at the 2021 Astroworld festival.
Bill Maher postpones return to the air, the latest TV host to balk at working during writers strike
Bill Maher has delayed returning to his HBO talk show during the ongoing strike by writers and actors, a decision following similar pauses in the past few days by “The Drew Barrymore Show,” “The Talk” and “The Jennifer Hudson Show.”.
A new breed of leaders are atop the largest US unions today. Here are some faces to know
From picket lines in Hollywood to walkouts against Detroit automakers, it's already been a big year for labor organizing — and behind several major showdowns with enormous companies are some of America's largest unions.
Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner removed from Rock Hall leadership after controversial comments
Jann Wenner, a founder of both Rolling Stone magazine and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, has been removed from the hall’s board of directors after making disparaging comments toward Black and female musicians.
Comedian Russell Brand denies allegations of sexual assault published by three UK news organizations
Three British news organizations are reporting that comedian and social influencer Russell Brand has been accused of rape, sexual assault and abuse based on allegations from four women who knew him over a seven-year period at the height of his fame.
What's streaming now: Doja Cat, 'Sex Education,' 'Spy Kids,' 'The Super Models' and 'Superpower'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album from Doja Cat, a reboot of Robert Rodriguez’s “Spy Kids” franchise with a film starring Gina Rodriguez and Zachary Levi and the critically-acclaimed “Sex Education,” one of Netflix’s most popular shows, returns for its fourth and final season.
In a court filing, a Tennessee couple fights allegations that they got rich off Michael Oher
A Memphis, Tennessee, couple who took in former NFL offensive lineman Michael Oher when he was in high school denied in court documents filed Thursday that they used a legal agreement between them to get rich at his expense and lied about intending to adopt him.
The legend lives on: New exhibition devoted to Chanel's life and work opens at London's V&A Museum
A major new exhibition is opening at London’s V&A Museum to honor and celebrate the life and iconic designs, as well as many more lesser-known creations by famed French designer Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel.