Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and gender inequities across the industry. A statement Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, announced the founding of the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
December 16, 2017 - 5:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein. A...
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December 16, 2017 - 3:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short; Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio; Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. ___ CBS' "Face the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 file picture, Romania's former King Michael waves to supporters during an appearance at the Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest, Romania. Thousands of Romanians on Thursday Dec. 14, 2017 paid their respects to the late King Michael I whose coffin is lying in state at the Royal Palace before his funeral this weekend. Michael, who ruled Romania twice and was forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died Dec. 5 in Switzerland at age 96. (AP Photo/Octav Ganea, File)
December 16, 2017 - 2:58 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — King Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in Switzerland this month. The late monarch's remains were flown by military plane to Romania this week and received with great fanfare. Romanian politicians,...
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FILE - This file image provided by Disney shows, from left, Chadwick Boseman as Panther, Paul Bettany as Vision, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff, and Don Cheadle as War Machine in a scene from "Marvel's Captain America: Civil War." Disney’s announcement Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, that it’s buying most of movie goliath Fox for $52.4 billion in stock brings these once disparate franchises together. The combined company will account for more than a third of theatrical revenues in the U.S. and Canada. (Disney Marvel via AP, File)
December 16, 2017 - 1:41 am
MENLO PARK, California (AP) — The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of corporate legalism. Take, for instance, the fractured world of Marvel...
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December 16, 2017 - 12:00 am
Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct Spurlock's 'Super Size Me' sequel pulled from Sundance fest Music Review: Eminem sounds alive on 'Revival' 2017 Breakthrough: Bianca Lawson of 'Queen Sugar' 'Florida Project' producer accused of sexual misconduct Peter Jackson's Weinstein...
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En esta foto del 20 de octubre del 2015, el documentalista Morgan Spurlock asiste a un evento en el Teatro SVA en Nueva York. Con la declaración "Yo soy parte del problema", el documentalista Morgan Spurlock confesó en un mensaje publicado el miércoles 13 de diciembre del 2017 en internet que ha acosado a mujeres y sido infiel, y que una mujer lo acusó de violación en la universidad. (Foto por Ben Hider/Invision/AP, Archivo)
December 15, 2017 - 8:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Morgan Spurlock's latest documentary will not premiere at the Sundance Film Festival as planned. The remaining partners in his production company said Friday that they removed "Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!" from the Sundance slate in light of Spurlock's confessions of sexual...
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FILE - This file image provided by Disney shows, from left, Chadwick Boseman as Panther, Paul Bettany as Vision, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff, and Don Cheadle as War Machine in a scene from "Marvel's Captain America: Civil War." Disney’s announcement Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, that it’s buying most of movie goliath Fox for $52.4 billion in stock brings these once disparate franchises together. The combined company will account for more than a third of theatrical revenues in the U.S. and Canada. (Disney Marvel via AP, File)
December 15, 2017 - 7:35 pm
MENLO PARK, California (AP) — The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of corporate legalism. Take, for instance, the fractured world of Marvel...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME TO LOCKWOOD, NOT LOCKWOD - This Dec. 5, 2017, photo shows Caasi Lockwood sits on Santa's lap in Saint Michael, Alaska, a remote island community off the state's western coast in the Bering Strait. The Alaska National Guard visited the Bering Strait community as part of its annual Operation Santa Claus, delivering Santa and Mrs. Claus and presents to rural Alaska communities. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
December 15, 2017 - 7:19 pm
SAINT MICHAEL, Alaska (AP) — It's not easy to get to Saint Michael, Alaska. Not even if you're Santa Claus. Luckily, jolly old St. Nick could hitch a ride on a military transport plane to the tiny island community that's closer to Russia than Alaska's largest city, Anchorage. Santa and Mrs. Claus...
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December 15, 2017 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short; Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio; Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. ___ CBS' "Face the...
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FILE - This July 24, 2013 file photo shows the Google Chromecast device in San Francisco. Amazon is angling for a truce in its two-year battle with Apple and Google over streaming gadgets: It says it is preparing to put Apple TV and Chromecast back on sale. A spokeswoman for Amazon confirmed Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, it is preparing to sell the devices. Links to the products appeared on Amazon.com but indicate they are still unavailable. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
December 15, 2017 - 6:24 pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Amazon is angling for a truce in its two-year battle with Apple and Google over streaming gadgets: It says it is preparing to put Apple TV and Chromecast back on sale. A spokeswoman for Amazon confirmed Friday it is preparing to sell the devices. However, fresh links for...
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