16 September 2014

Netflix gets 'Love' comedy from Judd Apatow

In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Judd Apatow, 2014 PaleyFest Icon Award recipient, arrives at 2014 PaleyFest Icon Award celebration at The Paley Center for Media, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Netflix says the filmmaker Apatow is co-creating a new series that will take a comic look at modern relationships. Netflix said Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, it has made a two-season commitment to the series, titled "Love." (Photo by Annie I. Bang/Invision/AP, file)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix says filmmaker Judd Apatow co-created a new series that will take a frank, comic look at modern relationships.


16 September 2014

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2011 file photo, former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is featured in the South Charleston, W.Va. Christmas Parade. Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. Morgantown-based JC Films is producing "One Church," being shot this month in Rock Hill, South Carolina. (AP Photo/Bob Bird, file)CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production.


16 September 2014

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2011 file photo, former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is featured in the South Charleston, W.Va. Christmas Parade. Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. Morgantown-based JC Films is producing "One Church," being shot this month in Rock Hill, South Carolina. (AP Photo/Bob Bird, file)CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production.


16 September 2014

Margaritaville casino owners seek bankruptcy

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property.

16 September 2014

Miley Cyrus date barely makes court appearance

DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon.

16 September 2014

Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive

In this Sept. 6, 2014 photo, actor Adam Driver poses for a portrait at the Shangri-La Hotel during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Driver has roles in two films, "This is Where I Leave You," and "Tracks," released in theaters this week. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)TORONTO (AP) — It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed.


16 September 2014

Whitney Houston live album due in November

US singer Whitney Houston performs on May 24 , 2008 in RabatLos Angeles (AFP) - Nearly three years after her death, an album and DVD of live performances by Whitney Houston is to be released in November, her long-time producer announced Tuesday.


16 September 2014

Review: A-list cast can't save sappy 'Leave You'

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, from left, Tina Fey, Corey Stoll, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman and Adam Driver in a scene from the film, "This Is Where I Leave You." (AP Photo/Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody's stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. What could go wrong? Ha ha. What couldn't?


16 September 2014

First episode of 'Roosevelts' seen by 9 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again millions of television viewers are transporting themselves to another century under the guidance of Ken Burns.

16 September 2014

CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

FILE - This April 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Rihanna watching Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors in New York. CBS said Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts _ after the singer issued a profane tweet about it. A portion of Jay-Z's "Run This Town" featuring Rihanna was cut out of last Thursday's game because the network was covering the controversy over Rice's assault of his then-fiancee. CBS had planned to use the song Thursday and for the rest of the season, but Rihanna tweeted her objections. CBS issued a statement saying that it was "moving in a different direction" with different theme music. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.


16 September 2014

Death certificate: Rapper Tim Dog died last year

ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper Tim Dog, who was accused of swindling women out of thousands of dollars, was dead when a warrant was issued for his arrest last year, according to a death certificate filed in Georgia.

16 September 2014

Self-help book has more teams riding 'Energy Bus'

In this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, provided by the University of Cincinnati, Jon Gordon, author of the book “The Energy Bus: Ten Rules To Fuel Your Life, Work And Team With Positive Energy” speaks to Cincinnati student athletes in Cincinnati. The book’s popularity among coaches has surprised its author, Gordon, who says he didn’t have sports in mind when he wrote it. Now he’s regularly speaking to teams and exchanging text messages with coaches. (AP Photo/University of Cincinnati)KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On some practice fields across the country, one of the worst things a football player can be called sounds like something out of a young-adult novel or a television show on The CW.


16 September 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for a portrait, in New York. The United Nations has named Leonardo DiCaprio a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made the announcement Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, calling DiCaprio “a credible voice in the environmental movement.” He also invited the actor to the upcoming UN Climate Summit planned for September 23. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio's movie roles have made him an international star, but his long and little-known commitment to preserving the global environment has led to his new role — as a U.N. Messenger of Peace.


16 September 2014

Women in politics: Gillibrand and Davis memoirs

This book cover image released by Blue Rider Press shows "Forgetting to Be Afraid," by Wendy Davis. (AP Photo/Blue Rider Press)NEW YORK (AP) — "Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir" (Penguin/Blue Rider Press), by Wendy Davis, and "Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World" (Ballantine Books), by Kirsten Gillibrand


16 September 2014

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 8 to Sunday, Sept. 14 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

16 September 2014

1965 'Cinderella' star to attend Broadway version

FILE - In this May 31, 2013 file photo, actress Lesley Ann Warren arrives at the 10th Annual Inspiration Awards in Los Angeles. Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of “Cinderella” is slated to attend the Broadway production of “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” and join the cast during the curtain call for an encore performance of “Ten Minutes Ago.” (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The Cinderella onstage on Broadway next Tuesday will have another Cinderella in the audience — Lesley Ann Warren.


16 September 2014

Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River

FILE - In this June 18, 2013 file photo, high-wire performer Nik Wallenda practices in Sarasota, Fla. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Wallenda said that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River in Chicago. Wallenda will attempt the night-time feat without a net or harness and it will be broadcast live on the Discovery Channel on Nov. 2. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara, File)CHICAGO (AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to another over the Chicago River.


16 September 2014

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 8 to Sunday Sept. 15 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

16 September 2014

Flatow, 'Science Friday' settle claims over grant

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Radio host Ira Flatow and his "Science Friday" show that airs on many National Public Radio stations have agreed to pay nearly $146,000 to settle civil claims that they misused money from a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, federal officials said Tuesday.

16 September 2014

2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera

VIENNA (AP) — The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks.