Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said its Olympic audience reached parity with the London Games for the first time on the third night of competition. But there's an asterisk involved in the claim. The network said that its "total audience delivery" was 31.5 million for the Olympics on Monday...
NEW YORK (AP) — At Disney, content is king. The media conglomerate's studio entertainment, including popular films such as the animated "Finding Dory," ''The Jungle Book" and the Marvel saga "Captain America: Civil War," helped boost the company's third-quarter profit above...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Maui ukulele player who unwittingly sang a duet with reggae artist Matisyahu will be performing with the singer in Hollywood. But making the opportunity happen required help from Maui's top prosecutor and public defenders. A judge is allowing Clint Alama to fly...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hearing on Amber Heard's allegations that Johnny Depp physically abused her is expected to last up to a week, prompting a judge Tuesday to delay its start. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl H. Moor ruled Tuesday that the hearing will begin Aug. 17, two...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — W. Carter Merbreier, who helmed the beloved local children's TV show "Captain Noah and his Magical Ark," died Tuesday after a short illness. He was 90. He died at his home in Audubon, in suburban Philadelphia, said his former station, WPVI-TV. The station has...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Television viewers know there's a mind-boggling array of shows to attempt to watch. John Landgraf, the chief executive of FX Networks, predicted change is coming but not until the number of scripted series peaks at about 500 per year. With a greater...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley dreamed of building a guest house at his Graceland property for friends visiting the rock 'n' roll icon in Memphis. Presley didn't get to see his dream come true, but his fans will. The Guest House at Graceland is a 450-room hotel, opening Oct...
NEW YORK (AP) — Qatar's Al Jazeera English and Brazil's TV Globo have received two nominations apiece for International Emmys in the news and current affairs categories. In the news category, AJE was nominated for its coverage of the Nepal earthquake and TV Globo for its report...
'N Sync has gotten back together, at least for a night. The boy band's former front man, Justin Timberlake, posted a picture on Instagram of himself alongside fellow 'N Sync members Joey Fatone, Lance Bass, Chris Kirkpatrick and J.C. Chasez. Timberlake noted in the caption that...