AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment News Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:50:11 -0400 Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:26:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/26/US--Campaign.2016-Debate-Moderator/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Campaign.2016-Debate-Moderator c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:3b0 NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt. Review: Wee, weird heroes star in 'Miss Peregrine's Home' Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:35:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/26/US-Film-Review-Miss-Peregrine_s-Home-for-Peculiar-Children-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US-Film-Review-Miss-Peregrine_s-Home-for-Peculiar-Children- c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:447 Fall has officially just started, but there's still one more superhero flick sneaking in just before all the summer heat vanishes completely. But if you want muscled torsos and capes, you'll be sadly disappointed. Scorsese's 'Silence' to get Oscar-qualifying release Dec. 23 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:56:27 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/26/US--Film-Scorsese/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Film-Scorsese c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:3d3 NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese's "Silence," a historical drama about faith in feudal Japan, will open in time to qualify for the Academy Awards. Molly Ringwald eyes return to stage in a classic title Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:20:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/26/US--People-Molly.Ringwald/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--People-Molly.Ringwald c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:377 NEW YORK (AP) — "The Breakfast Club" star Molly Ringwald will return to a New York stage in an adaptation of another classic 1980s film — "Terms of Endearment." 'Birth of a Nation' launches voter registration initiative Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:56:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/US-Film-Birth-of-a-Nation-Voter-Registration/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Film-Birth-of-a-Nation-Voter-Registration c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:324 NEW YORK (AP) — Fox Searchlight will hold voter registration enrollment in theater lobbies ahead of screenings of the Nat Turner slave rebellion drama "The Birth of a Nation." Springsteen's 'Born to Run' takes readers on riveting ride Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:54:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/US--Book.Review-Born.to.Run/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Book.Review-Born.to.Run c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:362 "Born to Run" (Simon & Schuster), by Bruce Springsteen Variety to host diversity conference, Pharrell to speak Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:46:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/26/US--Film-Diversity.Conference/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Film-Diversity.Conference c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:350 NEW YORK (AP) — Variety will host a conference of film executives and stars to discuss solutions to Hollywood's lagging record in diversity. Viola Davis describes becoming Rape Foundation advocate Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:36:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/25/US-People-Viola-Davis-Rape-Foundation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US-People-Viola-Davis-Rape-Foundation c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-27 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Viola Davis said Sunday that her own experiences with sexual assault led her to become an advocate for the Rape Foundation and encouraged others to visit treatment centers so they'll become supporters. VIEWER'S GUIDE: Trust and temperament key themes in debate Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:50:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/US--Campaign.2016-Debate-Viewers_.Guide/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Campaign.2016-Debate-Viewers_.Guide c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:1c8 WASHINGTON (AP) — The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue — an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years. Dustin Hoffman & Judi Dench receive Int'l Emmy nominations Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:43:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/US--TV-International.Emmys/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--TV-International.Emmys c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:2dc NEW YORK (AP) — Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench received International Emmy nominations Monday for their roles in the BBC One TV movie "Roald Dahl's Esio Trot." Matt LeBlanc signs 2-series deal to host BBC's 'Top Gear' Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:39:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/EU--Britain-Top.Gear/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_EU--Britain-Top.Gear c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:226 LONDON (AP) — The BBC says former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc has signed a two-series deal to host its popular car show "Top Gear." History of slavery in NY examined through runaways notices Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:29:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/US--Books-Runaway.Slaves/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Books-Runaway.Slaves c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:159 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — They were field hands, cooks, musicians and blacksmiths. Some were "well made," others lame. A few showed ritual tribal scarring from their native Africa, others bore scars inflicted by their masters. All of them — some 600-plus men and women — were black slaves who bolted for freedom in upstate New York in the 1700s and early 1800s. Pam Grier, Jessye Norman win Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois medals Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:02:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/US--Harvard.Medalists/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Harvard.Medalists c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:158 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actress Pam Grier and opera soprano Jessye Norman are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African American history and culture. Lindsay Lohan visits hospital for Syrian refugees in Turkey Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:50:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/EU--Turkey-Lindsay.Lohan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_EU--Turkey-Lindsay.Lohan c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:2b9 ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says American actress Lindsay Lohan has visited Syrian refugees at an Istanbul hospital and the home of a refugee family from Aleppo. Train, buttocks among contenders for art's Turner Prize Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:43:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/26/EU--Britain-Turner.Prize/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_EU--Britain-Turner.Prize c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:24f LONDON (AP) — A model train and bare buttocks are among artworks nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize. 'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:06:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/25/US--Film-Box.Office/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Film-Box.Office c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-2c0 NEW YORK (AP) — Movie stars don't open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. Country singer Jean Shepard dies; was Grand Ole Opry staple Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:14:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/09/25/US-Obit-Jean-Shepard/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US-Obit-Jean-Shepard c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-130 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jean Shepard, "the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry" who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. Shepard was 82. Jane Pauley replacing Osgood at 'Sunday Morning' Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:14:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/25/US--TV-CBS-Pauley/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--TV-CBS-Pauley c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-320 NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Pauley is becoming a morning television host again — this time at a much more relaxed pace. CBS said Sunday she will replace Charles Osgood as anchor of the "Sunday Morning" telecast. Tom Hanks returning to Cleveland to headline film benefit Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:50:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/25/US--Tom.Hanks-Cleveland/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Tom.Hanks-Cleveland c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:-349 CLEVELAND (AP) — Tom Hanks is returning to Cleveland in December to headline the Greater Cleveland Film Commission's annual fundraiser, "Behind the Camera." Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:14:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/09/26/GLF-Obit-Arnold-Palmer/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_GLF-Obit-Arnold-Palmer c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157063007e1:e5 Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87.