TORONTO - Three shows that have left the air for good in the past few months — "Cardinal," "Schitt's Creek" and "Anne with an E" — came out on top in a virtual version of this year's Canadian Screen Awards.
MIAMI - Two men are suing organizers of Ultra Music Festival, claiming they were denied refunds after the the three-day electronic dance music festival in Miami was cancelled in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
LOS ANGELES - An investigation of Gabrielle Union’s complaints of racism on the set of “America’s Got Talent” concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show’s producers.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - SeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, under plans approved Wednesday by a city task force.
TORONTO - "Battle of the Blades" won't have a live audience. And "Family Feud Canada" is searching virtually for season 2 contestants.
NEW YORK - Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatregoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84.
NEW YORK - Reaction to the death of Larry Kramer, the AIDS activist and playwright who turned his fury into mass protests and helped raise the profile of the disease:
SYDNEY, N.S. - Movie enthusiasts in Cape Breton looking for a big screen fix to watch their favourite film will get that opportunity next month at a small regional theatre in Sydney.
NEW YORK - Robb Forman Dew, a prize-winning fiction writer who drew upon her small-town Ohio background for such novels as “Dale Loves Sophie to Death” and “The Evidence Against Her,” has died.
Filmmaker Suzanne Crocker had a wake-up call a few years ago when the only road in to her hometown of Dawson City, Yukon was cut off due to a landslide.
NEW YORK - NBC “Tonight” show host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for doing an impersonation of fellow comic Chris Rock while in blackface during a 2000 episode of “Saturday Night Live.”
TOKYO - Japanese police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio last year after he recovered enough from his own severe burns to respond to the police investigation.
NEW YORK - If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion? That's also a no-no. And, please, leave the avocado lumpy.
LOS ANGELES - The state of California filed a lawsuit Tuesday against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series “Criminal Minds,” alleging that the show's cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years.
There’s an elegant, almost poetic silence to one of the most compelling scenes of “On the Record,” a powerful new documentary about sexual violence that knows just when to dial down to a hushed quiet.
Any other year, audiences would be flocking to local multiplexes for the latest summer blockbuster, but this June all of the big entertainment is happening on the small screen.
TORONTO - "The Amazing Race Canada" was the big winner on the second night of the online version of the Canadian Screen Awards.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Walt Disney World is presenting its plans for reopening after being shuttered along with Florida's other theme parks since mid-March because of the new coronavirus.
The Quebec government is coming to the rescue of Cirque du Soleil, announcing a loan of up to US$200 million as part of an agreement that could eventually see the province take over the live entertainment giant now walking a financial tightrope.
TORONTO - A new global, digital festival produced and organized by Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube will have some Canadian contributions.
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
LOS ANGELES - It’s a way different kind of year, and so The ESPYs will be, too. For the first time, the show will feature three hosts in remote settings and a changed focus. Instead of honouring the past year's top athletes and moments in sports, the show is celebrating heroism and humanitar…
LONDON - JK Rowling is publishing a new story called “The Ickabog,” which will be free to read online to help entertain children and families stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
TORONTO - The casts of CBC's "Kim's Convenience" and ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" will do live online table reads of their pilot episodes this weekend to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
NEW YORK - Longtime broadcast news executive William J. Small, who led CBS News' Washington coverage during the civil rights movement, Vietnam War and Watergate and was later president of NBC News and United Press International, died Sunday, CBS News said. He was 93.
Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
TORONTO - CBC's flagship newscast "The National" and the documentary "The Accountant of Auschwitz" were the big winners on the first night of virtual presentations from the Canadian Screen Awards on Monday.
When Gord Sinclair got together last fall with the musicians featured on his solo album, they decided to turn back the clock to a time when the bassist was first starting out with the Tragically Hip.
MONTREAL - Cirque du soleil founder Guy Laliberte says he wants to buy back the internationally celebrated circus company he created more than 35 years ago.
GURUGRAM, India - Staying home under lockdown as they wait for the worst of the coronavirus pandemic to pass, millions of Indians are turning to their gods. Not in prayer rooms, but on TV.
TOKYO - Acclaimed Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show from home, painted a brighter side of the world with his favourite music, and said the fight against the coronavirus is a challenge in figuring out ways to help and care for each other.
TORONTO - Veteran broadcaster Michael Enright will step down as host of CBC Radio One's "The Sunday Edition" at the end of this season to create a new one-hour radio program.
CALGARY - Paul Brandt says he knew he would devote his life to fighting human trafficking when, several years ago, he looked into the eyes of a five-year-old Cambodian girl who was being sold for sex between six and eight times a night.
MINNEAPOLIS - Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has been well-documented. Now, Omar is out with a new memoir that offers her own spin on her path to prominence, starting with her childhood in Mogadishu. “This is What America Look…
NEW YORK - To anyone who's watched, there's more that binds Yamiche Alcindor, Kaitlan Collins and Weijia Jiang than an impromptu display of teamwork at a recent White House news conference.
LOS ANGELES - Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to restart production in July, other studios in Georgia and beyond are anxiously waiting for Hollywood’s…
“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery scheme, but a judge has not decided whethe…
NEW YORK - The task facing playwright Tito Livas was intense: Write a new play in a few days that could be read alone or aloud with friends. Don't worry if it's too crazy. Oh, and make it 10 minutes or less.
TORONTO - "Blood Quantum" star Michael Greyeyes has a hopeful outlook for how the COVID-19 pandemic may ultimately affect society.
NEW YORK - The coronavirus pandemic has altered the annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival, but it will still go on, giving students the chance to show their talents virtually.
Chief provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix provide an update on the province's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.