AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment News Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:21:18 -0400 APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:11:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/24/US--Literary.Peace.Prize-Robinson/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Literary.Peace.Prize-Robinson c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1cdc CINCINNATI (AP) — Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton' Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:42:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/24/US--Hamilton-Olympic.Team/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Hamilton-Olympic.Team c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1ab1 NEW YORK (AP) — How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see "Hamilton" on Broadway? Nick Cannon begins freshman year at Howard University Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:41:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/08/24/US--People-Nick.Cannon/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--People-Nick.Cannon c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1a3c LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon's got talent — and homework. Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:33:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/24/US--People-Burt.Bacharach/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--People-Burt.Bacharach c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1a2b LOS ANGELES (AP) — Burt Bacharach is canceling two September concerts to recover from a broken arm. Harry Belafonte weighs in on Nate Parker and his new film Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:38:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/24/US--Harry.Belafonte-Nate.Parker/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Harry.Belafonte-Nate.Parker c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1a2c NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Belafonte says it's unfair that Nate Parker's shining moment with his film "The Birth of a Nation" is being overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case. But the iconic performer and activist adds that he's not clear about the facts and wants to look more into the story that's been dominating entertainment headlines. '19 Kids and Counting' co-star pregnant for second time Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:15:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/08/23/US--People-Jessa.Seewald/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--People-Jessa.Seewald c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1906 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jessa and Ben Seewald will have another kid to count. Joseph Fiennes cast in Hulu's take on 'The Handmaid's Tale' Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:12:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--TV-Joseph.Fiennes-Handmaid_s.Tale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--TV-Joseph.Fiennes-Handmaid_s.Tale c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1907 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Fiennes has been cast in Hulu's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's award-winning novel, "The Handmaid's Tale." Cher insults Trump, with gusto, at Clinton fundraiser Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:56:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Campaign.2016-Clinton-Cher/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Campaign.2016-Clinton-Cher c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:19f1 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Entertainer Cher unloaded a freewheeling barrage of insults at Donald Trump during a private fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, comparing him to Hitler and saying he reminded her of the actress who played a murdering child in the film, "The Bad Seed." #SoGoneChallenge gives Monica and 13-year-old hit a boost Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:02:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Music-So.Gone.Challenge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Music-So.Gone.Challenge c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:183a NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer Monica says she's happy to see her 13-year-old hit "So Gone" trend heavily on social media, spike in sales and streams, and find a new audience with younger kids. Probe into Fetty Wap video shoot faults school principal Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:12:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Music-Fetty.Wap/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Music-Fetty.Wap c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:193e PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — An investigation into how rapper Fetty Wap was allowed to record a music video that included drug references and a pole dancer in his old New Jersey high school has concluded that the school's principal was solely responsible and should be disciplined, according to a published report. Nielsen's top programs for Aug.15-21 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:23:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Nielsens-List/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Nielsens-List c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1920 Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 15-21. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. Rio Olympics kept NBC on top with viewers again last week Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:21:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Nielsens/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Nielsens c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:191f NEW YORK (AP) — The Olympics in their final week were still golden for NBC. Once again, NBC's nightly prime-time averages took the week's top seven Nielsen slots. And NBC again left rival networks far behind in overall viewership. 'Amazing Race' contestant loses Oklahoma Senate runoff Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:41:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/24/OK--Oklahoma.Election-Reality.TV/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_OK--Oklahoma.Election-Reality.TV c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1a48 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Ada mayor and current city councilman has defeated a cowboy turned reality show contestant for the Republican nomination in a race for an open Oklahoma Senate seat. Amy Schumer hospitalized in Hawaii while shooting movie Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:10:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/08/23/US--People-Amy.Schumer/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--People-Amy.Schumer c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:18c3 NEW YORK (AP) — A visit to Hawaii for most people is relaxing and fun — but not for Amy Schumer. Autopsy: Boy-band promoter died from heart infection Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:07:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Boy.Band.Promoter.Dies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Boy.Band.Promoter.Dies c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1999 MIAMI (AP) — The promoter who helped launch the boy bands 'NSync and the Backstreet Boys and died in federal prison from an infection of the inner lining of the heart. Federal judge: Doig didn't create disputed painting Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:02:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Artwork.Dispute-Verdict/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Artwork.Dispute-Verdict c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1633 CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. judge said Tuesday that a celebrated artist was right when he insisted he didn't paint a work now owned by a retired prison worker, a finding that likely ensures the artwork will now be worth a fraction of the previous estimated value of $10 million or more. Steven Hill, who played 'Law & Order' DA Schiff, dies at 94 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:09:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Obit--Steven.Hill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Obit--Steven.Hill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:187a LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theater, films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday. He was 94. Twerking, lowriders shut down Route 66 in New Mexico Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:44:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US-ODD--Twerking.Closes.Route.66/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-ODD--Twerking.Closes.Route.66 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:18ee ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A hip-hop video shoot shut down parts of Route 66 in New Mexico last weekend because lowriders were driving around in circles as a crowd of hundreds twerked in the street. Britney Spears raffles clothes for Louisiana flood victims Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:52:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2016/08/23/US--People-Britney.Spears/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--People-Britney.Spears c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:1859 Pop star Britney Spears is giving the clothes off her back to raise money for the Red Cross to benefit victims of widespread flooding in her home state of Louisiana. The Latest: Federal judge says Doig didn't make painting Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:33:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2016/08/23/US--Artwork.Dispute-Verdict-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Artwork.Dispute-Verdict-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:18ed CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on an art dispute that landed in federal court in Chicago (all times local):