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Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

FILE – In this Thursday, March 12, 2015 file photo, Taraji P. Henson attends the LA Academy Screening of “Empire” at the Theater at the Ace Hotel, in Los Angeles. Henson says her 20-year-old son is transferring to Howard University after being racially profiled...
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End of ‘Mad Men,’ but show’s relics find new life at museum

“Mad Men,†cast member Jon Hamm who played Donald Draper, poses beside Don’s charcoal grey suit and some objects AMC and Lionsgate TV series, “Mad Men” that were donated to the National Museum of American History, Friday, March 27, 2015, in...

Billie Joe Armstrong musical comes to Atlantic Theater Co.

NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day front man and “American Idiot” co-creator Billie Joe Armstrong’s new musical, the final installment of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit trilogy and the world premiere of a David Yazbek musical will be the highlights as the...

Mannequins by designer Ralph Pucci fill NYC exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — A room full of mannequins is the subject of a new museum exhibition in New York City. They’re the creation of designer Ralph Pucci — who elevates these dummies to a sculptural art form. The Museum of Arts and Design says “The Art of the...

Vin Diesel says Oscars weighted against action films

BEIJING (AP) — Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest “Fast & Furious” film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it’s an action flick and it’s a sequel. “Do I shy away from...
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Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film

FILE – In this Tuesday, March 24, 2015, file photo, executive producer Ken Burns attends a preview screening of “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” at the Time Warner Center, in New York. The three-part series will premiere on PBS, on Monday, March 30. (Photo...

Pentangle guitarist John Renbourn dies at 70

LONDON (AP) — The masterful acoustic guitarist John Renbourn, a founding member of the Pentangle in the 1960s, has died at his home in Scotland. He was 70. His manager, Dave Smith, called Renbourn “a huge character.” He said he believes Renbourn suffered a...
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Russian military TV station offers job to Jeremy Clarkson

FILE – This is a Wednesday, March 11, 2015 file photo of TV host Jeremy Clarkson as he gestures as he takes his place in the stands before the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge stadium in London....

Put me in: Craig T. Nelson returning as Coach Fox in sequel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Craig T. Nelson is getting back in the coaching game for NBC. The network said that it has ordered 13 episodes of a sequel to the 1989-97 ABC sitcom that starred Nelson as Hayden Fox, head coach of a college football team. In the new series, nearly 20...