Arts and entertainment

In this April 11, 2017 photo, host Jimmy Kimmel appears during a taping of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in Los Angeles. Kimmel says his newborn son is home and doing great after open-heart surgery. A tearful Kimmel turned his show's monologue Monday, May 1, into an emotional recounting of the crisis with what Kimmel called a "happy ending." (Randy Holmes/ABC via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 3:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tearful Jimmy Kimmel turned his show's monologue into an emotional recounting of his newborn son's open-heart surgery — and a plea that all American families get the life-saving medical care they need. "It was a scary story and before I go into it, I want you to know it has a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2007, file photo, striking writers walk the picket line outside Paramount Studiosin Los Angeles. The clock is ticking on negotiations between television and film writers and producers before their contract expires. A strike could begin Tuesday, May 2, 2017, forcing writers to begin picketing. The previous writers' strike lasted 100 days in 2007-08 and was costly to the businesses that serve Hollywood and to consumers expecting to be entertained. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
May 02, 2017 - 3:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The contract for television and film writers has expired without an indication of whether a strike is imminent that could send some popular TV shows into immediate reruns. The Writers Guild of America and producers have been negotiating since March 13, with health care and...
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In this April 11, 2017 photo, host Jimmy Kimmel appears during a taping of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in Los Angeles. Kimmel says his newborn son is home and doing great after open-heart surgery. A tearful Kimmel turned his show's monologue Monday, May 1, into an emotional recounting of the crisis with what Kimmel called a "happy ending." (Randy Holmes/ABC via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 2:53 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tearful Jimmy Kimmel turned his show's monologue into an emotional recounting of his newborn son's open-heart surgery — and a plea that all American families get the live-saving medical care they need. "It was a scary story and before I go into it, I want you to know it has a...
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Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition on Monday, May 1, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 02, 2017 - 2:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A thunderous drumbeat echoed through the cocktail reception at the Met Gala. Either an earthquake was hitting the Upper East Side of Manhattan, or the glittering assembly of guests was being called in to dinner. Hasan Minhaj, a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," was...
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May 02, 2017 - 1:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel says his newborn son is home and doing great after open-heart surgery. A tearful Kimmel turned his show's monologue Monday into an emotional recounting of the crisis with what Kimmel called a "happy ending." William John Kimmel, nicknamed Billy, was born 10 days ago...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, WNBA President Lisa Borders talks during a press conference prior to Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals with the Minnesota Lynx against the Los Angeles Sparks in Minneapolis. The WNBA will stream 20 games a year over the next few seasons on Twitter in a deal announced Monday, May 1, 2017. "We are thrilled to bring live WNBA games to Twitter, which will allow us to further showcase our league to a global audience," Borders said. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)
May 02, 2017 - 12:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will stream 20 games a year over the next few seasons on Twitter in a deal announced Monday night. "We are thrilled to bring live WNBA games to Twitter, which will allow us to further showcase our league to a global audience," WNBA President Lisa Borders said. "This...
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This image released by O&M/DKC shows Ben Platt, center, during a performance of "Dear Evan Hansen." Platt, the star of “Dear Evan Hansen,” with songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the recent Oscar winners for "City of Stars" from the movie “La La Land,” is a shoo-in for a nomination for best actor in a musical. Tony Award nominations will be announced on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Matthew Murphy/O&M/DKC via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 12:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — If last year's Tony Award nomination announcement was pretty simple, this year's is much, much messier. The question around this time in 2016 was just how many Tony nods the megahit "Hamilton" would earn. This season there's a glut of 13 musicals all vying for four best new musical...
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Rick Bayless and his wife Deann arrive at the James Beard Awards on Monday, May 1, 2017, in Chicago. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP)
May 01, 2017 - 10:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards, and Chicago's Rick Bayless' high-end Mexican eatery Topolobampo won the outstanding restaurant honor. Another Philadelphia foodie — Stephen Starr of Starr...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” as a copyright trial involving the country’s ruling political party began Monday, May 1, 2017. The Detroit-based music publishers for Eminem are suing New Zealand’s conservative National Party for using a similar soundtrack titled “Eminem Esque” for a 2014 TV ad. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
May 01, 2017 - 10:41 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday. The Detroit-based...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiations aimed at preventing a crippling strike by Hollywood movie and TV writers are down to the wire. That the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers talked over the weekend and continued on Monday was a hopeful sign. The...
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