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No drugs in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain’s body when he died: prosecutor

(This version of the June 22 story was corrected to show traces of alcohol, medicines were found) FILE PHOTO: Chef and television personality...

Jackson family patriarch Joe reported gravely ill in hospital

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Joe Jackson, patriarch of the singing Jackson family, was reported on Friday to be hospitalized with a serious, possibly terminal...

‘Roseanne’ spinoff called ‘The Conners’ to air on ABC in fall

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast network ABC said on Thursday it has ordered a 10-episode spinoff of comedy “Roseanne” that will air without...

Suspect arrested in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

(Reuters) - A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion, who was gunned...

China’s Weibo blocks comedian John Oliver after Xi Jinping roasting

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo has blocked and deleted posts referring to British comedian John Oliver after he slammed the country’s...

Michael Jackson show headed to Broadway in 2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A musical inspired by the life of late pop singer Michael Jackson will open on Broadway in 2020, Jackson’s estate...

Heroes, on screen and off, win big at MTV Movie & TV Awards show

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero movie “Black Panther’ made a killing at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday, winning four trophies in...

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ shatters records with heroic $180 million opening

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The opening weekend of “Incredibles 2” was, well, incredible. Actor and director Brad Bird, and actors Craig T. Nelson, Holly...

Serenades and selfies with stars tempt TV’s Emmy voters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Broadway musical impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber wowed more than 600 Emmy voters on a recent Monday night in Hollywood, playing...

Apple nabs Oprah as top talent flocks to digital entertainment

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday announced a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programing, a coup in the battle...