AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:05:30 -0400 Leonard Cohen says touring has improved his mood Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:56:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/19/US--Music-Leonard.Cohen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Music-Leonard.Cohen c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3fec NEW YORK (AP) — Leonard Cohen, who returned to performing after a 15-year hiatus in 2008, says touring has improved his mood. Review: Broadway's 'Love Letters' is thin missive Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:12:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/09/19/US--Theater.Review-Love.Letters/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Theater.Review-Love.Letters c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3feb NEW YORK (AP) — What's the minimum requirement for putting on a play? Is it performers? Sets? Memorization? Surely, at a minimum, it's acting, right? Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discrimination Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:59:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/09/18/US--Cher-Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Cher-Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4064 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three backup dancers sued Cher on Thursday claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination to prevent another black dancer from joining her onstage. New 'NCIS' spinoff sets up shop in New Orleans Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:32:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/09/18/US--TV-NCIS-.New.Orleans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--TV-NCIS-.New.Orleans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-43a6 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest members of the successful "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of their family roots. Review: Neeson in action again in 'Tombstones' Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:23:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US-Film-Review-A-Walk-Among-the-Tombstones/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Film-Review-A-Walk-Among-the-Tombstones c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-447e LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not for nothing that the names of Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe are reverentially referenced in writer-director Scott Frank's adaptation of the 10th novel in Lawrence Block's long-running, best-selling series featuring unlicensed private eye Matthew Scudder. Distinctly and proudly old-fashioned in its retro, film noir vibe, "A Walk Among the Tombstones" is notable for its dark atmospherics and strong performance by Liam Neeson in the latest example of his unlikely late career transformation into an action hero. 'The Voice' winner goes to Broadway's 'Pippin' Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:07:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/09/18/US--Theater-New.Pippin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Theater-New.Pippin c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4344 NEW YORK (AP) — The next guy to play Pippin on Broadway has already proved he has stage magic. He won the latest edition of "The Voice." Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:06:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/Shakespeare-at-Fenway/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_Shakespeare-at-Fenway c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-42f9 BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown," the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate. California bill increases Hollywood tax credits Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:30:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US-Hollywood-Tax-Credit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Hollywood-Tax-Credit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4296 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California. Wig designer's suit against Nicki Minaj dismissed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:41:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US--Nicki.Minaj-Wig.Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Nicki.Minaj-Wig.Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-423c ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer. Dwyane Wade says Stern helped with fashion sense Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:12:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/09/18/US-People-Dwyane-Wade/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US-People-Dwyane-Wade c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4374 NEW YORK (AP) — David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA — well, at least for Dwyane Wade. TV Guide Network renaming itself POP Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:20:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US--TV-POP.Network/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--TV-POP.Network c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4293 NEW YORK (AP) — The TV Guide Network is rebranding itself as POP, promising to make itself a destination for hard-core pop culture fans. 50-year Opry member George Hamilton IV dies Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:42:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US--Obit-Grand.Ole.Opry.Member/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Obit-Grand.Ole.Opry.Member c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-42f4 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grand Ole Opry Member George Hamilton IV, who was one of country music's first international ambassadors, has died. He was 77. MTV to air documentary about transgender youths Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:23:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US--TV-MTV-Transgender.Forum/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--TV-MTV-Transgender.Forum c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-43d2 NEW YORK (AP) — Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgender people. WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:52:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/AP-US-Best-Sellers-Books-WSJ/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_AP-US-Best-Sellers-Books-WSJ c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-40d3 Best-Selling Books Week Ended Sept. 13th. Correction: Labor-Jazz Musicians story Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:24:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US--Labor-Jazz.Musicians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Labor-Jazz.Musicians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4126 NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about jazz musicians in New York City seeking pensions, The Associated Press misspelled the name of one musician. Her name is Keisha St. Joan, not St. John. WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:16:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US-Best-Sellers-Books-WSJ/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Best-Sellers-Books-WSJ c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4125 1. "Festive in Death" by J.D. Robb (G.P. Putnam's Sons) USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:15:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US-Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4124 1. "Festive in Death" by J.D. Robb (G.P. Putnam's Sons) PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:14:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4123 Copyright 5/8/2014 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 9/14/2014, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2014 The Nielsen Company. Darrell Hammond takes over for Don Pardo on 'SNL' Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:08:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US-TV-SNL-Hammond/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-TV-SNL-Hammond c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-443b NEW YORK (AP) — A familiar face — former cast member Darrell Hammond — is taking over for a familiar voice at "Saturday Night Live." 'Three Cups of Tea' author plans reluctant return Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:42:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/09/18/US--Books-Three.Cups.of.Tea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Books-Three.Cups.of.Tea c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-4402 BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Greg Mortenson doesn't want to talk about his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" book, but everybody else does — including his own charity.