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WWE star Goldberg gets tough in helping Texans in need

Bill Goldberg punched through the drywall in his garage one day this week -- not as some sort of masochistic training for his...

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Marvel's Wanda has a future, but 'WandaVision' fate unclear

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When “WandaVision” wraps its initial run next month on the Disney+ streaming service, Elizabeth Olsen’s...

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Longtime OKC broadcaster dies from COVID-19

Armando Rubio, a fixture on Spanish-language television in Oklahoma and a well-known champion of Hispanic causes in the Sooner...

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Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and more nominated for ACM Awards, plus 5 more Oklahoma music notes

Hear new music from Oklahomans Carrie Underwood, Travis Linville and Kitt Wakeley.

Life

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio meet with Osage Nation leaders about 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and 5 more Oklahoma film and TV headlines

Plus, Tom Hanks' drama 'News of the World' will be honored at Western Heritage Awards at the National Cowboy Museum, and Trisha...

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Prince Harry raps 'Fresh Prince,' says he didn't walk away

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry, who decamped from England to Southern California last year, rapped the theme song to the 1990s...

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Peppa Pig theme park set for Legoland Florida Resort in 2022

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A standalone Peppa Pig theme park is set to open next year at the Legoland Florida Resort, park...

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Woof, woof: Rebel Wilson goes to the dogs in reality show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rebel Wilson is going to the dogs. And it’s not the first time.The Australian actress comes from a family...

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UK police receive letter from UAE princess urging probe

LONDON (AP) — Police in eastern England say they have received a long-delayed letter from an Emirati princess asking them to...

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Gone to the dogs: Robert Irwin voices a character on 'Bluey'

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Irwin has long acted as a voice for animals. Now he's actually voicing an animal.The 17-year-old son of...

Health

Spanish-language broadcaster in Oklahoma dies from COVID-19

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Armando Rubio, a Spanish-language broadcaster in Oklahoma, died from COVID-19 complications at 73.Rubio...

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Jill Biden says things get better, including after divorce

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden offers comforting advice to Kelly Clarkson, telling the singer and talk-show host who is going...

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'60 Minutes' will have streaming spinoff on Paramount+

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News is launching a streaming version of “60 Minutes” on the new Paramount+ service, hoping to expose the...

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Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della...

Health

Syfy's 'Resident Alien' invader gets lift-off with viewers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Resident Alien,” a new Syfy series that caught the attention of veteran TV critic Rob Owen and approving...

Life

Spotting the Oklahoma stars as Disney+ starts streaming 'The Muppet Show' and 4 more Oklahoma entertainment headlines

The makers of the upcoming movie "American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story" issued over the weekend a casting call for extras...

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'Kimye' is no more: Kardashian files to divorce West

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Kimye” is kaput.Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce from Kanye West Friday after 6 1/2 years of marriage,...

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Russell Westbrook's Tulsa Race Massacre documentary to air on The History Channel

“Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre” (working title) will take an in-depth, sobering look at the events of a century ago and...

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Film fans mourn longtime 'OETA Movie Club' host B.J. Wexler

The iconic World War II romance "Casablanca" introduced me to Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, the classic screwball comedy...

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Drew Barrymore and Ayesha Curry show love for Curbside Flowers and 5 more Oklahoma entertainment headlines with Vince Gill, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood,...

Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill was among the country music stars - along with Maren Morris, Ryan...

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Rush Limbaugh, conservative radio titan, has died of lung cancer at age 70

Rush Limbaugh, the talk titan who made right-wing radio financially viable in American media and himself a Republican...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Oklahoma film fans remember 'OETA Movie Club' host B.J. Wexler

Wexler died Feb. 10 at the age of 83, and the hearts of movie fans across the state broke.

Health

New this week: 'Nomadland,' 'Kenan' and Andra Day music

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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Tyler Perry, Clintons attend memorial for actor Cicely Tyson

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Perry and Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the attendees of a private memorial service for Cicely...

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Hundreds pay respects to actor Cicely Tyson at her viewing

NEW YORK (AP) — People traveled across the country and stood in a block-long line to pay respects to Cicely Tyson at a public...

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EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV's standards

NEW YORK (AP) — All the words abounded — the ones that you're not supposed to hear on broadcast television or, for that matter,...

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'The Bachelor' host stepping away after racial controversy

Chris Harrison, host of “The Bachelor,” says he is stepping down from his TV role and is “ashamed” for his handling of a...

Life

'Minari' and 'Body Brokers' coming soon to theaters and more Oklahoma movie and TV news

Plus, Native American actor Lily Gladstone, known for her roles in Kelly Reichardt’s acclaimed independent films "First Cow"...

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Fox News gives satirist Greg Gutfeld a weeknight talk show

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it is giving a weeknight talk show this spring to its hard-edged satirical personality,...

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'Wonder Woman' star Gadot showcases women of wonder in doc

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like her Wonder Woman character, Gal Gadot is on a mission: create a movement to bring good to the world.The...

Health

Michelle Obama to team up with puppets for a kids' food show

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama is launching a Netflix children’s food show with a pair of puppets “to bring a bit of light and...

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Paris Hilton says she was abused as teen at Utah school

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paris Hilton testified about abuse she says she suffered years ago at a boarding school in Utah, as she...

Life

Tulsa Race Massacre history recounted in PBS documentaries airing tonight and premiering in spring

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre this year, PBS has announced the upcoming premiere of a new...

Life

See Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's new Super Bowl commercial and 6 more entertainment headlines featuring Christian Kane, Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood,...

Oklahoma actor Christian Kane's latest action series "Almost Paradise" is streaming for free on IMDb TV, Amazon’s free...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20:Feb. 14: Country singer Razzy Bailey is 82. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 78....

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Christopher Plummer dies - 5 favorite moments from his long acting career

The talented and debonair Canadian actor spent more than half a century in the entertainment business but remained arguably...

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HBO docuseries to explore Woody Allen, Mia Farrow fallout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A documentary series examining Woody Allen and Mia Farrow's doomed relationship and its fallout, including...

Life

deadCenter adds Indigenous film award, former Oklahoman receives posthumous Golden Globe nomination and more film and TV news

As part of its Black History Month programming, the Metropolitan Library System is presenting a Facebook Live conversation with...

Life

A movie made in Oklahoma has received a controversial Golden Globe nomination - explaining the polarizing nod for 'Minari'

Oklahoma City film fans will be able to see "Minari" at Rodeo Cinema and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art starting Feb. 19. A24...

Business

Trump, facing expulsion, resigns from Screen Actors Guild

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has resigned from the Screen Actors Guild after the union threatened to expel him for his role in...

Health

'Ma Rainey,' 'Minari' and Boseman lead SAG nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Chadwick Boseman received two posthumous nominations from the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Thursday,...

Crime

'Dateline NBC' trying its first multi-part crime drama

NEW YORK (AP) — After the format worked for HBO and Netflix, “Dateline NBC” is trying its own version of a multi-part true...

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Complete list of nominees for the 27th SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — List of nominees for the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards:MOVIESActor: Riz Ahmed, “Sound of Metal”; Chadwick...

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Hugh Grant, Maria Bakalova react to Golden Globe nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from nominees for the the 78th Golden Globe Awards. All spoke to The Associated Press in phone or...

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Netflix once again dominates Golden Globe TV nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix rode the voracious hunger for TV content during a year of pandemic viewership to a dominant showing at...

Life

Ahead of Super Bowl halftime performance, The Weeknd shifts tour dates, including Oklahoma concert, as COVID pandemic continues

The Weeknd's "The After Hours Tour" was originally slated to start in 2020, but now it won't start until early 2022.

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Complete list of nominees for the Golden Globe Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Complete list of nominees for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards:Best motion picture, drama: “The Father”;...

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Snoopy shines in Apple TV+ series that's true to its roots

NEW YORK (AP) — “Peanuts” star Snoopy is famous for being a highly imaginative dog, liable at to go off on loony flights of...

Business

Cable news ratings tighten with big months for CNN, MSNBC

NEW YORK (AP) — Cable television news has never been more in vogue and so competitive.Several programs on MSNBC and CNN had...

Health

Interview flap shows challenges as Harris settles in as VP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris has spent her first two weeks in office working with the president on...

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'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44

“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer, according to his representative. He...

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Cicely Tyson, purposeful and pioneering actor, dead at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife...

Health

New this week: Foo Fighters, 'Malcolm & Marie' and Snoopy

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

Life

Remembering Cloris Leachman, kicking with 'Cobra Kai' and more Oklahoma entertainment headlines featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Miranda Lambert and Kelly Lang

Broken Arrow native Kristin Chenoweth donned a Glinda-esque white suit to pay homage to our country's history-making new Vice...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 7-13

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 7-13Feb. 7: Saxophonist Brian Travers of UB40 is 62. Comedian Robert Smigel (Triumph...

Business

In 'Long Song,' 'Small Axe,' British actor makes her mark

LOS ANGELES (AP) — British actor Tamara Lawrance got on the phone from a movie shoot in Poland to discuss “The Long Song,” a...

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On 'Heaux Tales,' Jazmine Sullivan lets the stories unfold

NEW YORK (AP) — At dinner with a friend, Jazmine Sullivan broke down with tears flowing from her eyes.She had been dealing with...

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Golden Globes to honor legendary TV producer Norman Lear

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norman Lear made his mark as a television producer who strived to explore race relation issues through his...

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Oscar-winning, 'irreplaceable' Cloris Leachman dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cloris Leachman, an Oscar-winner for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in “The Last Picture Show” and a...

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'Big Little Lies' author has new novel out in September

NEW YORK (AP) — The new novel from “Big Little Lies” author Liane Moriarty will be a story of family, tennis and a mysterious...

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Dwayne Johnson is a contender in NBC sitcom 'Young Rock'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne Johnson’s new NBC comedy “Young Rock” has him campaigning for president in 2032, but the actor and...

Health

Don Johnson gets his funny on with help from 'SNL' stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Johnson is getting his funny on with help from a couple of “Saturday Night Live” stars.Known for his...

Life

A breakout indie rock star from Oklahoma made a fantastic late-night debut playing his song 'Boomer'

Bartees Strange earned widespread acclaim with first LP, "Live Forever," released last fall via Memory Music.

Life

6 Oklahoma entertainment headlines for the week, featuring Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Bartees Strange, Greyson Chance, Kings of Leon, The Flaming Lips

Check out new music from Kings of Leon and Greyson Chance, plus look for Bartees Strange and Blake Shelton coming soon on...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6Jan. 31: Composer Philip Glass is 84. Actor Stuart Margolin (“The Rockford...

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Jimmie Rodgers, singer of 'Honeycomb' and other hits, dies

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Jimmie Rodgers, singer of the 1957 hits “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” whose career in...

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Screenwriter Walter Bernstein dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP) — Screenwriter Walter Bernstein, among the last survivors of Hollywood’s anti-Communist blacklist whose...

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From presidents to faded stars, all welcomed by Larry King

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry King was easy to poke fun at, particularly late in his career at CNN: the pinched look, guffaws and...

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Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton praise and mourn Larry King

Celebrities and interview subjects, from Bill Clinton to Oprah Winfrey, are mourning the death of Larry King. His broadcast...

Life

An Oklahoma-Texas music legend's long-awaited 'Austin City Limits' debut airs this weekend - here's how to watch

A 1970s cosmic-country legend, Ray Wylie Hubbard is currently enjoying one of the great second acts in music, and viewers can...

Life

'Celebrating America,' Oklahoma dancers, singers, landmarks featured in President Biden's inauguration day special

The primetime special featured a diverse group of everyday Oklahomans, while also showing off the skill and resourcefulness of...

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No pardon for "Tiger King" Joe Exotic

There was no celebratory limousine ride from prison for Joe Exotic after all. Instead, there was only bitterness. President...

Health

Smooth Psaki shows new tone in first Biden press briefing

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's one thing clear after White House press secretary Jen Psaki's first session with reporters on...

Crime

No-go for Joe Exotic: Trump pardon list omits 'Tiger King'

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One name missing in President Donald Trump's flurry of pardons was “Tiger King” Joe Exotic.His team was so...

Business

Meghan seeks court ruling over 'serious breach' of privacy

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for the Duchess of Sussex asked a British judge on Tuesday to settle her lawsuit against a newspaper...

Life

Dolly Parton turns 75: Her best quotes from USA TODAY interviews about faith, style and legacy

Every word out of Dolly Parton's mouth is gold. The country music singer-songwriter celebrates her 75th birthday Tuesday....

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Oklahoma 'Vast of Night' filmmaker wins breakthrough award at New York's Gotham Awards

The Tulsa-set limited series "Watchmen," which was the big winner at this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, garnered the Gotham...

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How COVID-19 and Oklahoma's film industry growth impacted top 10 movies of 2020

Movie theaters shut down, streaming services ramped up, and superheroes and other tentpole protagonists were suddenly sidelined...

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Joanne Rogers, widow of TV's famed Mister Rogers, dies at 92

Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved...

Business

Oprah Winfrey documentary to release on Apple TV+

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Media mogul Oprah Winfrey will have a biographical documentary released on Apple TV+.The streaming platform...

Life

Garth Brooks becomes third Oklahoman to earn Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors announced today that the rest of its 43rd class will be multi-disciplinary artist, choreographer and...

Business

'It was so frenetic:' HBO Max follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

NEW YORK (AP) — Cooking a meal for a big group is always stressful. So just imagine cooking for over 1,000 guests. Now make...

Health

Amid roiling pandemic, ‘The Resident’ confronts virus' toll

LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has forced television hospital shows to confront a key question — could the biggest...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 17-23

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 17-23Jan. 17: Actor Betty White is 99. Actor James Earl Jones is 90. Talk show host...

Life

OETA offering virtual screening of new short documentary 'Back in Time: Osage Murders - The Reign of Terror'

Many may be familiar with the story of the Osage murders due to David Grann’s popular book "Killers of the Flower Moon: The...

Health

A farewell to @realDonaldTrump, gone after 57,000 tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — @realDonaldTrump, the Twitter feed that grew from the random musings of a reality TV star into the cudgel of...

Business

PBS' 'Masterpiece' marks 50th year with challenges ahead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As PBS’ “Masterpiece” marks its 50th anniversary Sunday, the drama and mystery showcase could rest on its...

Business

Michael Apted, director of ‘Up’ documentary series, dies

Michael Apted, the acclaimed British director of the “Up” documentary series and films as diverse as the Loretta Lynn biopic...

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Hurt feelings, anger linger after Pence, Trump clash

WASHINGTON (AP) — They were never a natural fit, the straight-laced evangelical and the brash reality TV star. But for more...

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Late-night hosts react with shock, anger to Capitol attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Late-night TV show hosts expressed anger and frustration at the violence at the U.S. Capitol, offering somber...

Health

Ted Danson and Holly Hunter combine for comedy 'Mr. Mayor'

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s a government office right there in the very title of Ted Danson’s new series, but the new NBC comedy...

Life

A portrait from the 1700s is the newest addition to an OKC museum's collection

In addition, a large-scale biblical painting by Luca Giordano anchors the new History, Narrative, and Genre gallery.

Health

With 'Stillwater,' Mallika Chopra brings mindfulness to kids

NEW YORK — When the producers of the new animated children's series "Stillwater" asked Mallika Chopra to be the show's...

Crime

Dirt biker who starred in HBO drama charged with murder

BALTIMORE (AP) — A renowned Baltimore dirt bike rider who appeared in an HBO drama about the city's riding scene faces murder...

Health

Report: Talk show host Larry King in hospital with COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former CNN talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week, the news...

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Fantasy, long one of TV's whitest genres, may finally be ready to change

During this season's penultimate episode of "His Dark Materials," Carlo Boreal met his demise. The character's fate wasn't a...

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'Gilligan's Island' star Dawn Wells dies, COVID-19 cited

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann among a misfit band of shipwrecked castaways on the 1960s...

Crime

'Columbo,' 'Murder, She Wrote' co-creator William Link dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Link, who co-created the hit series “Columbo” and “Murder, She Wrote” and made 1970s and ’80s TV...

Health

With ‘Stillwater,’ Mallika Chopra brings mindfulness to kids

NEW YORK (AP) — When the producers of the new animated children’s series “Stillwater” asked Mallika Chopra to be the show’s...

Life

Listen to The Swon Brothers' moving song 'Travelin' On,' featuring hall of famer Vince Gill

As we're all "Travelin' On" into a New Year, check out the country-blues waltz of the same name by Nashville, Tennessee-based...

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'60 Minutes' keeps on the news and is rewarded by viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — One of television's hottest shows is also among its oldest.It's not the first time that's been said about “60...