After short hiatus, Lady Antebellum is back with new music

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The short hiatus country vocal trio Lady Antebellum announced in 2015 kept them apart for longer than they had been in a decade. Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley went in different directions on their solo albums, while Dave...

Ellen DeGeneres takes home 3 People's Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People’s Choice Awards , becoming the winningest entertainer in the show’s history. DeGeneres picked up three trophies at Wednesday’s ceremony for a career total of 20 People’s Choice wins. Other...

Obama praised for bridging gap between hip-hop, politics

AP Photo/Alex Brandon ATLANTA (AP) — Not only is President Barack Obama the nation’s first black president, but it’s safe to say he has been America’s first hip-hop commander-in-chief. Obama embraced hip-hop more than any of his predecessors: He’s...

'Will & Grace' 10-episode revival set for 2017-18 season

AP Photo/REED SAXON PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — “Will & Grace” is making a comeback. NBC said Wednesday that 10 new episodes are set to air during the 2017-18 season. The series will feature original stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan...

New 'Star Trek' delayed again? Either way, James Frain joins

NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Trek: Discovery” may or may not land on CBS All Access in May, as previously announced. If not, it would be the second delay for this latest TV edition of the “Star Trek” franchise, which originally was promised for delivery...

Octavia Spencer is named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar and several other awards for best supporting actress in “The Help,” was named Woman of the Year on Wednesday by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. “The Pudding is proud to honor...

Sundance directors, actors find reteaming a winning formula

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whether muse or friend or both, actors and directors choosing to work together again is a tale as old as cinema. It’s no different this year at the Sundance Film Festival, which kicks off in Park City, Utah on Thursday and sees the reteaming of some...

'Orange is the New Black' actress denies quitting show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Orange Is The New Black” star Taryn Manning and Netflix are shooting down a report that the actress quit the show. In Touch magazine reported Wednesday that Manning was leaving the show because she needed to get away from her character and...

Review: Lovingly constructed 'Red Turtle' entertains slowly

When was the last time an animated film actual lowered your pulse rate? In its typical Hollywood form, an animated feature is usually the cinematic equivalent of a sugar rush – a frantic barrage of colors and movement and jokes and sounds. It’s safe to say that...

Review: The Flaming Lips deliver for anyone missing Bowie

The Flaming Lips, "Oczy Mlody" (Warner Bros. Records)…