Entertainment

August 04, 2018 - 3:59 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as a special envoy for humanitarian ties with the United States. The Foreign Ministry announced the move Saturday on its Facebook page, saying Seagal's portfolio in the unpaid position would be to "facilitate relations between...
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New York Mets relief pitcher Anthony Swarzak, left, talks with catcher Devin Mesoraco during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in New York.the Braves won 2-1. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
August 04, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets fans struggling with their team's lousy season now have somewhere to cope besides sports talk radio. An online mental health marketplace is giving free, confidential therapy sessions to Flushing faithful who fill out a form asking for their most difficult moments as...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, Mark Wahlberg arrives at the world premiere of "All the Money in the World" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Wahlberg is looking for a few tough guys to appear in his latest movie. Boston Casting says auditions will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at its offices in the city’s Allston neighborhood, and it’s encouraging “real people” with “tough faces” to answer the call. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 04, 2018 - 12:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Mark Wahlberg is looking for a few tough guys to appear in his latest movie. Boston Casting says auditions will be held Saturday at its offices in the city's Allston neighborhood, and it's encouraging "real people" with "tough faces" to answer the call. The company says it's looking...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016 file photo, actor Patrick Dempsey poses for photographers during a photocall for the screening of 'Bridget Jones's Baby' in Paris. Dempsey is offering to have dinner with five, randomly selected individuals who raise money for families affected by cancer. The Sun Journal reports that those who raise more than $1,000 by Sept. 1, 2018 for what’s known as the Dempsey Challenge could be picked for the dinner. Dempsey is the creator of the Dempsey Challenge bike-run-walk fundraiser that helps families affected by cancer. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
August 04, 2018 - 12:03 pm
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey is offering to have dinner with five, randomly selected individuals who raise money for families affected by cancer. The Sun Journal reports that those who raise more than $1,000 by Sept. 1 for what's known as the Dempsey Challenge could be picked for...
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August 04, 2018 - 11:31 am
LONDON (AP) — The famed jet boat Bluebird has returned to the water for the first time since a 1967 crash that killed pilot Donald Campbell during a world speed-record attempt. Watched by Campbell's daughter Gina Campbell, the restored Bluebird was lowered Saturday into Loch Fad on Scotland's Isle...
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August 03, 2018 - 9:39 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two patrons of chef Gordon Ramsay's newest restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip were taken to a hospital for treatment for injuries involving a drink. Caesars Entertainment confirmed to The Associated Press Friday that two people were injured at Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen Thursday. The...
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In this photo provided by the National Comedy Center, comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Dan Aykroyd parks his 1971 Harley Davidson in front of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, Aykroyd is donating the motorcycle which he road to Saturday Night Live Studios for the first four years of the show, to the Center. The new $50 million center, which is a museum dedicated to the art of comedy, features an array of artifacts and high-tech exhibits, including, holograms of comedians, both dead and alive. (Dan Cappellazzo/National Comedy Center via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 8:10 pm
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Dan Aykroyd has brought his Harley Davidson motorcycle to the new National Comedy Center, and left it there for permanent display. The "Saturday Night Live" alum is one of numerous celebrities who have traveled to the western New York city of Jamestown this week to celebrate...
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Danny DeVito, left, and Rob McElhenney, creator/writer/executive producer/actor, participate in a table read during a panel for "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" during the FX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
August 03, 2018 - 6:11 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Television is in danger of storytelling overload with diminishing returns to viewers, FX Networks' chief executive said Friday. His previous caution that there was too much TV was overly narrow, John Landgraf said: "There's too much story, there's too much narrative."...
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In this undated photo provided by the University of Tennessee Chattanooga athletic department, wide receiver Terrell Owens (80) plays in an NCAA college football game for the school. Owens will be giving his Hall of Fame induction speech at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, where he played college football, rather than appearing at the ceremony in Canton with his fellow honorees. (UTC Athletics via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 2:18 pm
Leave it to Terrell Owens to choose to become the first person to celebrate being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame somewhere other than at the Canton, Ohio shrine. The receiver who provided so many exhilarating and exasperating moments during one of the NFL's most prolific careers is...
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August 03, 2018 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want a New York court to throw out sexual assault charges against him. Lawyers for the former movie titan-turned-#MeToo villain filed notice Friday they'll seek dismissal of the case. Among other arguments, they say the grand jury that indicted Weinstein...
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