Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum

U.S. 05/31/19, 12:17

Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California.The two prominent Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to appear Friday at a forum organized by immigrant rights activists in Pasadena.There will be tough competition to win over Latino voters in the state, where Hispanics represent the largest ethnic ...

Pogacar, van der Breggen hold on to win Tour of California

Sports 05/18/19, 18:24

Tadej Pogacar did the work necessary to win the Tour of California on the steep climb of Mt. Baldy.His team did the work it needed for him to win on the run-in to Pasadena.With big names going on the attack midway through the final stage Saturday, UAE Team Emirates was ...

‘Shadows’ sucks comedy from the everyday lives of vampires

Entertainment 03/25/19, 13:17

Think your roommates are a pain? Try living in a house full of vampires.They're up all night, every night. The leftovers they never bother to throw out are partly blood-sucked bodies. House meetings turn into flying bat-fights. And it all goes on for centuries.Such are the woes of the housemates ...

Broadcasters aren’t succumbing to Netflix era

Entertainment 02/27/19, 11:22

Streaming services like Netflix may be the cool kids taking over television, but broadcast networks aren't throwing in the towel just yet.A new generation of leadership at ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox is emphasizing their advantage in creating a communal experience for viewers. And they hope that the sheer volume ...

Southern California frigid after low-level snowfall

U.S. 02/22/19, 10:44

Lingering cold air is keeping Southern California frigid following a storm that dropped snow at elevations rarely seen in the Los Angeles region.The National Weather Service says snow showers were reported Thursday in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Calabasas, Northridge and Pasadena, all at elevations roughly between 700 and 1,000 feet ...

Ego, publicity at stake when stars and TV critics meet

U.S. 02/20/19, 10:34

Ego and publicity are always at stake at the twice-annual Television Critics Association meetings.But the internet has changed the gatherings, which started in the 1970s with major broadcast networks promoting their shows.Now, when the association's 250-plus members gather at a Southern California hotel, cable channels and streaming services also are ...

Donald Glover gets 5 nominations for NAACP Image Awards

Entertainment 02/13/19, 13:25

Coming off a big night at the Grammys, Donald Glover and his alter-ego Childish Gambino have been nominated for five NAACP Image Awards.Glover is nominated for his acting and directing on "Atlanta," and Childish Gambino got three nominations on the music side. Glover won four Grammy Awards including record and ...

Kate Gosselin tries G-rated dating in ‘Kate Plus Date’

Entertainment 02/12/19, 17:53

Don't expect anything like "The Bachelorette" with Kate Gosselin's new TLC dating show.Gosselin said it was important to her that her eight children be able to watch "Kate Plus Date" without cringing. She called it a "respectful, G-rated show" on a family friendly network.The former star of "Jon & Kate ...

Halle Berry’s ‘Boomerang’ updates story for new generation

Entertainment 02/12/19, 00:02

Halle Berry and Lena Waithe say they've updated the 1992 movie "Boomerang" for a new generation.Berry said the original story that focused on black characters' lives and work was innovative for its time.But the issues that millennials face today are different and required a "fresher" approach for the BET series ...

Resistance is key as ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ returns for season 3

Entertainment 02/11/19, 23:36

A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, where TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.ROUND THREEResistance is the theme when "The Handmaid's Tale" returns this summer with 13 episodes for its third season, but the Hulu drama is avoiding a collision with ...

Nielsen says just under 20 million watched Grammy Awards

Entertainment 02/11/19, 18:27

Nearly 20 million people watched Childish Gambino and Kacey Musgraves earn four trophies each at the Grammy Awards, about the same audience as the annual music show had last year.The Nielsen company on Monday estimated the Grammy audience size at 19.9 million. The 2018 audience of 19.8 million had been ...

Clooney returns to high school read ‘Catch 22’ for Hulu show

Entertainment 02/11/19, 13:54

George Clooney says he never expected his next project to be a miniseries based on a novel he read in high school.But against his initial inclination, he's directing and starring in Hulu's series "Catch-22," drawn from Joseph Heller's classic work about the insanity of war. The streaming service Hulu will ...

Hulu and Marvel to create 4 animated series

Entertainment 02/11/19, 13:26

Hulu is teaming with Marvel to make four separate animated series based on comic book characters like Howard the Duck.Director Kevin Smith and comics Chelsea Handler and Patton Oswalt are among the people who have signed deals with the streaming service to help produce the cartoons. Smith is taking on ...

Resistance is key as ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ returns for season 3

Entertainment 02/11/19, 12:00

Resistance is the theme as "The Handmaid's Tale" returns this summer with 13 episodes for its third season.Streaming service Hulu said Monday the dystopian drama will debut three new episodes on Wednesday, June 5. Other episodes will follow on subsequent Wednesdays.Hulu said this season of "The Handmaid's Tale," starring Elisabeth ...

Globe means more to Oh after some time to reflect

Entertainment 02/09/19, 20:24

Now that she's had a few weeks to reflect on her experience as a Golden Globes host and winner, actress Sandra Oh realizes even more what it meant to Koreans and immigrants.At a news conference on Saturday, the "Killing Eve" star says she's had several young people approach her to ...

TV show ‘Extra’ suspends host to investigate misconduct

Entertainment 02/09/19, 18:35

A.J. Calloway, a host on the syndicated entertainment news show "Extra," was suspended Saturday as his parent company investigates sexual misconduct allegations.The company said it had investigated prior accusations against Calloway and found no suggestion of workplace misconduct. But he was suspended after Warner Brothers became aware of additional allegations ...

‘Big Little Lies’ stars superfan Meryl Streep in new season

Entertainment 02/08/19, 19:21

Meryl Streep says she was addicted to "Big Little Lies" and welcomed the chance to be part of its second season.HBO's hit, award-winning limited series returns in June with stars and executive producers Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.Streep plays mother-in-law to Kidman's Celeste, whose abusive husband died at the end ...

‘Free Solo’ film about El Capitan conquest gets TV debut

Entertainment 02/08/19, 13:57

Makers of the "Free Solo" documentary about Alex Honnold's unaided climb up the rock face of Yosemite's El Capitan say they would have still made the film if Honnold had slipped and fell to his death.Film editor Bob Eisenhardt said Friday the possibility had been discussed. He said that he ...

Craigslist founder donates $15 million for journalism ethics

Entertainment 02/06/19, 04:04

The founder of Craigslist says he will donate $15 million to Columbia University and the Poynter Institute for separate efforts promoting ethics in journalism.The announcement on Wednesday establishes Craig Newmark in the forefront of philanthropists focused on journalism, a cause he's supported with some $85 million in the past few ...

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