Reuters: Entertainment News

    'Roseanne' spinoff called 'The Conners' to air on ABC in fall


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast network ABC said on Thursday it has ordered a 10-episode spinoff of comedy "Roseanne" that will air without any involvement of its creator Roseanne Barr, who sparked widespread outrage by tweeting a racial slur. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast network ABC said on Thursday it has ordered a 10-episode spinoff of comedy "Roseanne" that will air without any involvement of its creator Roseanne Barr, who sparked widespread outrage by tweeting a racial slur.

    'Heartbroken' father of designer Kate Spade dies at age 89


    (Reuters) - The father of fashion designer Kate Spade has died just over two weeks after the suicide of his daughter, the family said on Thursday. ...

    (Reuters) - The father of fashion designer Kate Spade has died just over two weeks after the suicide of his daughter, the family said on Thursday.

    Ancient Greek sounds transfix audience in Athens


    ATHENS (Reuters) - Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity. ...

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity.

    Belgium beach plays host to Hollywood sand sculptures


    OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - On a Belgium beach, an artist adds the final touches to an imposing sand sculpture of the Incredible Hulk and his bristling muscles ahead of the opening of the world's biggest festival of its kind. ...

    OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - On a Belgium beach, an artist adds the final touches to an imposing sand sculpture of the Incredible Hulk and his bristling muscles ahead of the opening of the world's biggest festival of its kind.

    Suspect arrested in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion


    (Reuters) - A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion, who was gunned down in Florida on Monday, police said on Thursday. ...

    (Reuters) - A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion, who was gunned down in Florida on Monday, police said on Thursday.

    China's Weibo blocks comedian John Oliver after Xi Jinping roasting


    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo has blocked and deleted posts referring to British comedian John Oliver after he slammed the country's human rights record and mocked President Xi Jinping on his show, Last Week...

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo has blocked and deleted posts referring to British comedian John Oliver after he slammed the country's human rights record and mocked President Xi Jinping on his show, Last Week Tonight.

    Pete Davidson confirms engagement to Ariana Grande


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson on Wednesday confirmed reports that he and American pop star Ariana Grande are engaged after dating for less than two months. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson on Wednesday confirmed reports that he and American pop star Ariana Grande are engaged after dating for less than two months.

    Sesame Workshop to create new children's TV shows for Apple


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc has ordered multiple live-action and animated series from Emmy award-winning children's television producer Sesame Workshop, a source close to the agreement said on Wednesday. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc has ordered multiple live-action and animated series from Emmy award-winning children's television producer Sesame Workshop, a source close to the agreement said on Wednesday.

    Sculptor Giacometti's Paris studio opening to public


    PARIS (Reuters) - More than 50 years after his death, art lovers can see sculptor Alberto Giacometti's Parisian studio exactly as he left it, right down to half-finished sketches and his ashtray. ...

    PARIS (Reuters) - More than 50 years after his death, art lovers can see sculptor Alberto Giacometti's Parisian studio exactly as he left it, right down to half-finished sketches and his ashtray.

    Michael Jackson show headed to Broadway in 2020


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A musical inspired by the life of late pop singer Michael Jackson will open on Broadway in 2020, Jackson's estate and its producing partner said on Tuesday. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A musical inspired by the life of late pop singer Michael Jackson will open on Broadway in 2020, Jackson's estate and its producing partner said on Tuesday.