7 innocents spend time in jail for new TV show

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, “60 Days In,” that will air starting next month. Backgrounds of the fake inmates, whose jail time ended in...

Police: Jay Cutler’s dead brother-in-law dealt with paranoia

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was paranoid about being followed by gang members when he crashed his car in a remote part of Utah and wandered off to his death in frigid temperatures, according to police reports obtained Wednesday by...

Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for ‘Gilmore Girls’ reboot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the “Gilmore Girls” reboot. Netflix says that the four-episode series will include Milo Ventimiglia (Vhen-TEE-mill-ya) as Jess Mariano and Matt Czuchry (ZOO-kree) as Logan Huntzberger. Also...

For virtual reality pioneers, no rush to succeed in 2016

AP Photo/Eric Risberg LOS ANGELES (AP) — Palmer Luckey doesn’t just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day. The founder of Oculus told a group of developers working on VR content Wednesday that the immersive...

Review: ‘Zoolander 2’ tries a little too hard to up the ante

In case you don’t follow the global fashion calendar, Fashion Week has just begun in New York, bringing with it a few nice clothes plus the usual over-the-top weirdness – bizarrely themed runway shows and front-row fashionistas teetering on stilt-like heels, swathed...

Cudlitz’s ‘Walking Dead’ mustache has its own Twitter handle

NEW YORK (AP) — On “The Walking Dead,” Michael Cudlitz’s character, Abraham Ford, is known for his bright red hair and distinctive handlebar mustache. His facial hair has so captivated fans of the zombie apocalypse drama that they’ve even created an...

Target sponsors 4-minute video during Grammys

NEW YORK (AP) — Target has it’s bullseye on the “Hollaback Girl” singer. Target is sponsoring a four-minute live video by Gwen Stefani during The Grammy Awards on CBS on Monday, an unprecedented move that capitalizes on the current vogue for live TV...

Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

AP Photo/David Goldman NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s first place finish among the GOP candidates in the New Hampshire primaries was greeted by a mock online documentary of the brash businessman starring a furiously wigged Johnny Depp. “Funny or Die Presents...

Adele holds tour warm-up in LA

NEW YORK (AP) — Adele is warming up for her upcoming concert tour with a special show for fans in Los Angeles on Friday. The singer announced Wednesday that she’ll give a concert at The Wiltern concert venue on Friday, three days before the Grammy Awards. To get in,...

HBO Now has 800,000 paying subscribers since April launch

AP Photo/Eric Risberg NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Now has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched on Apple TV in April, contributing significantly to the 2.7 million net new HBO customers last year. The figure was revealed by HBO CEO Richard Plepler in a...