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Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon to be at Tony Awards

AP Photo/Axel Schmidt NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway and Hollywood stars will help add some glamour to this year’s Tony Awards, with appearances expected by Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon, Clint Eastwood, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Will Ferrell and Liev Schreiber. The producers of the...

Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ hits 2 billion YouTube views

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible “Gangnam Style.” The South Korean pop star’s surprise hit has become the first YouTube video to surpass 2 billion views, crossing the mark around shortly before midnight EDT...

‘Arsenio Hall Show’ canceled after 1 season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS Television Distribution says “The Arsenio Hall Show” is going off the air. The company said Friday that the freshman talk show had failed to increase its audience and won’t be back for a second year. It had previously announced the...

Banks to lead new daytime talk show

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyra Banks will lead a new television show with a panel of experts talking about fashion, entertainment and other lifestyle topics starting next year. Disney-ABC Domestic Television said Friday it would distribute the daytime show to television stations...
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Hillary Clinton makes brief appearance at BookExpo

AP Photo/Cliff Owen NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton made a brief appearance Friday at publishing’s annual national convention, BookExpo America, and offered booksellers a few details about her upcoming memoir, “Hard Choices.” Clinton’s...
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Music industry optimistic about Apple-Beats deal

AP Photo/Paul Sakuma When Cortez Bryant decided to negotiate a headphones marketing deal for his clients Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj a few years ago, he turned down more money from other more established companies to sign with Beats By Dre for a simple reason. “There was a...
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Instagram record for Kim, Kanye wedding photo

AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer LONDON (AP) — A photo of reality TV star Kim Kardashian kissing rapper Kanye West on their wedding day has broken the record for the most likes on Instagram. A European spokesperson for the photo-sharing site said Friday the picture, shared from...
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Works of Georgia O’Keeffe’s sister to be exhibited

AP Photo/Uncredited DALLAS (AP) — Little-known works by the younger sister of famed artist Georgia O’Keeffe will take center stage at an exhibit that will debut at the Dallas Museum of Art in 2017 before going on tour. The exhibit will feature about 40 paintings,...

`Wimpy Kid’ author to open bookstore in Mass.

NEW YORK (AP) — Meet the latest bookstore owner: “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” author Jeff Kinney. The beloved children’s writer surprised and delighted a breakfast gathering Friday at BookExpo America, publishing’s annual national convention, by announcing...
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Sex, lies and PCs in ’80s computer world drama

AP Photo/Tina Rowden LOS ANGELES (AP) — AMC, home of “Mad Men” and newcomer “Halt and Catch Fire,” aired a recent promo that cleverly played connect-the-dots between its landmark series and the intriguingly titled drama. The spot opened with a 1969...