A television journalist made famous for hosting a controversial investigative series that targeted would-be predators found himself in the hot seat this week after he was arrested in Connecticut. Chris Hansen, 59, of Shippan, was charged Monday with issuing a bad check to a Stamford business for several thousand dollars in marketing merchandise. He was […]

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The Office creator Greg Daniels and star Steve Carell will reunite for a new Netflix sitcom, Space Force, that parodies President Trump’s proposed military branch of the same name. The duo co-created the series and will executive produce; Carell will star in the show, and Daniels will serve as showrunner. The streaming service previewed the project with a sci-fi-aping teaser that outlines […]

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Jimmy Fallon visited the recovering island of Puerto Rico and documented his experience on Tuesday’s episode of The Tonight Show. The impetus of the weekend trip was to raise relief money for artists affected by the hurricane in 2017. While there, the host visited Lin-Manuel Miranda on-set at the opening of Hamilton, in which Fallon donned full costume to perform “The […]

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Facebook is committing $300 million to help local news outlets invest in their newsrooms and “build sustainable business models,” the company announced on Tuesday. The investment includes a $5 million endowment to start a Pulitzer Center grant program and $2 million for Report for America, a nonprofit organization, to place 1,000 journalists in local newsrooms […]

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Carol Channing, the indomitable personality who electrified Broadway audiences with her energetic performances in the original musical comedies Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello, Dolly!, has died. She was 97. The three-time Tony Award winner, who also earned an Oscar nomination for her role in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), died at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage, […]

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Earlier this month, the rumor mill was going gaga over a story about Angelina Jolie and Lady Gaga. At the time, we learned the two actresses were supposedly competing for a role in an upcoming remake of Cleopatra, the epic 1963 movies that starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Oscar-winning star Jolie, 43, has been in […]

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And baby makes six! Kim Kardashian has confirmed that she’s expecting her fourth child with her husband, Kanye West, via surrogate. Kim, 38, shared the news during the Monday, January 14, episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, where she was joined by sisters Khloé Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian! “We do [have a due date],” Kim revealed, adding that the baby […]

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Chris Pratt, the star of “Jurassic World,” and Katherine Schwarzenegger are engaged to be married, the actor announced on Monday. Pratt, 39, revealed on Instagram that Schwarzenegger, the 29-year-old daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger, accepted his proposal. “Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I’m thrilled to be marrying you. Proud to live boldly in faith with […]

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Hugh Grant has appealed for the return of a script that was stolen by thieves who broke into his car. “In the unlikely chance that anyone knows who broke into my car tonight and stole my bag, please try and persuade them to at least return my script,” the star of “A Very English Scandal” said […]

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NBCUniversal will enter the streaming wars with a service launching in early 2020 that will be run by longtime cable chief Bonnie Hammer. Bonnie Hammer The ad-supported streaming service will be available at no cost to NBCUniversal’s pay-TV subscribers in the U.S. and major international markets. Comcast Cable and Sky will provide the service to their collective […]

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