AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.entertainment News Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:33:20 -0500 Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:21:41 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/20/US--Sony.Hack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Sony.Hack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3690 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:35:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/EU--Sony.Hack-Paulo.Coelho/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_EU--Sony.Hack-Paulo.Coelho c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3367 GENEVA (AP) — Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values: our individual and collective freedom of expression and an unwavering refusal to negotiate with anonymous terrorists. Craig Ferguson says good night as 'Late Late Show' host Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:35:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US-TV-Craig-Ferguson/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-TV-Craig-Ferguson c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3198 NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Ferguson will spend tomorrow's future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than "The Late Late Show." Friday was his last hoorah after a decade as host of the CBS talk show. Actor Stephen Collins denies he's a pedophile in interview Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:46:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--Stephen.Collins/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Stephen.Collins c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:2f25 NEW YORK (AP) — Former "7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins declares he's not a pedophile, and insists he has molested a minor on just one occasion and engaged in sexual misconduct with only three girls in all. Kim Jong Un game spoof 'Glorious Leader!' moving forward Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:50:49 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/12/19/US--Sony.Hack-Video.Game/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Sony.Hack-Video.Game c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:328f LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his zany creation following a cyberattack and threats of violence against Sony Pictures that the FBI has attributed to North Korea. Key Profumo scandal figure Mandy Rice-Davies dies Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:20:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/12/19/EU--Britain-Obit-Rice-Davies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_EU--Britain-Obit-Rice-Davies c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:303d LONDON (AP) — Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the "Profumo Affair," a sex-and-politics scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died at age 70. 9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best foreign film Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:49:27 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US-Film-Oscars-Foreign-Films/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Film-Oscars-Foreign-Films c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:32e3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Ashanti 'shocked' by prospect of stalker retrial Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:03:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--People-Ashanti/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--People-Ashanti c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:2f00 NEW YORK (AP) — Ashanti is appalled by the prospect of facing her accused stalker again in court, but the Grammy-winning R&B singer said Friday she's determined to see the case through after a mistrial. Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice' Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:55:10 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--Sony.Hack-Sony.Responds/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Sony.Hack-Sony.Responds c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3346 NEW YORK (AP) — Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defended its decision, claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film's Christmas Day theatrical release. Celebrities react to latest Sony hack developments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:52:10 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--Sony.Hack-Reaction/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Sony.Hack-Reaction c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3234 Latest reaction from Hollywood and beyond to the Sony hacking scandal and President Obama's remarks Friday that the studio "made a mistake" in not releasing its embattled film "The Interview": 2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:25:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/12/19/US--Sony.Hack-Theater.Threats/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Sony.Hack-Theater.Threats c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3081 LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but sealed. Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:58:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US-Sony-Hack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US-Sony-Hack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:303a WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. Sony faces 4th ex-employee lawsuit over hack Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:16:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--Sony.Hack-Employee.Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Sony.Hack-Employee.Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:32b3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former director of technology for Sony Pictures Entertainment has sued the company over the data breach that resulted in the online posting of his private financial and personal information. More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:28:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/20/US--Telethon.Dogs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Telethon.Dogs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:33cf LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during what was billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon, producers say. Hackers warn not to release 'The Interview' in any form Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:48:35 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--Sony.Hack-Message.From.Hackers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--Sony.Hack-Message.From.Hackers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3065 NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over the studio's "wise" decision to cancel the release of "The Interview" and warning not to distribute the film "in any form." More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:34:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/12/19/US--Telethon.Dogs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Telethon.Dogs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:339b LOS ANGELES (AP) — Producers say more than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during "Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular," billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon. Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:26:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--College.Bowls-Name.Game/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--College.Bowls-Name.Game c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:30f9 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season's blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans watching on TV and in the stands. The AP's top 10 movies of the year Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:37:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--YE-Film-Top.10/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--YE-Film-Top.10 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:30fa The top 10 films of 2014, according to AP Film Writer Jake Coyle: 2 plays have reason to crow on Broadway this week Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:27:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/entertainment/articles/2014/12/19/US--Theater-Broadway.Recoups/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_entertainment_US--Theater-Broadway.Recoups c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:3204 NEW YORK (AP) — Two star-driven Broadway plays this week got early Christmas presents when they announced they'd recouped their respective investments. Year's top album is Sam Smith's 'In The Lonely Hour' Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:14:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/entertainment/2014/12/19/US--YE-Music-Albums/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_entertainment_US--YE-Music-Albums c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:2fe0 NEW YORK (AP) — Up for a good long listen? Check out the Associated Press' top albums of 2014 list: