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Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt reprise ‘90s hit `Mad About You’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt thought long and hard about whether to do a reboot of “Mad About You,” the NBC sitcom staple of the ‘90s. After years of dismissing the ...

For Ben Platt, a perfect pitch leads to 'The Politician'

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — To hear Ben Platt describe it, producer Ryan Murphy's pitch for him to star in the new Netflix series "The Politician" had all the planning, precision and vision of a succ...

Producer Brian Grazer traces his success in 'Face to Face'

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Grazer says if he and Eminem hadn't made eye contact, there wouldn't be an "8 Mile" film. Grazer says people are so consistently distracted by their...

Q&A: Leguizamo on 'Latin History,' Emmy nom and Donald Trump

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Leguizamo is returning to the Primetime Emmy Awards as a four-time nominee, but he'll have to skip class to attend the ceremony. The actor, nominated for his ...

Star trio from 'Knots Landing' keep each other in stitches

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 40 years after first forging their friendship while working together on the nighttime soap "Knot's Landing," actresses Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee and Donna Mills are now more ...

After firing, rehiring James Gunn says he's a better person

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After being fired and then rehired from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" in less than a year over controversial old tweets, writer-director James Gunn says that he's a better person...

'This Is Us' star Chrissy Metz finds her film 'Breakthrough'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Metz says she believed in miracles well before getting the call to meet producer DeVon Franklin to discuss taking the lead in director Roxann Dawson's just-released faith-ba...

A new 'Dumbo,' but creator says themes of the classic remain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Burton gave his live-action remake of "Dumbo" a more contemporary feel, but the film's stars say the director kept the simple essence and elegance of the 1941 Disney 'toon intac...

Stars reflect on awards season at last show before Oscars

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Glenn Close says she's still a bit surprised the motion picture academy gave a nod to her performance in "The Wife." Actor Richard E. Grant says he's certain he's going to ...

Fun moments before, during and after the Oscars luncheon

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards convened at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Monday for this year's Oscar Nominees Luncheon, a gathering that gives honorees a chance t...

After a decade of dormancy, Chaka Khan blooms again

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The singer perhaps best known for the 1984 smash "I Feel For You" is ready to bloom again. Chaka Khan plans her first album in a decade, and, on New Year's Da...

2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby may change stand-up game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hannah Gadsby says she knows it's meant as a compliment to be chosen as one of the year's Breakthrough Entertainers by The Associated Press. But, as with many things, the Australian...

Dolly Parton builds on film successes with 'Dumplin"song

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dolly Parton says she never really aspired to be "The Girl in the Movies," the title of her Golden Globe-nominated song from the new dramedy "Dumplin'." Co-written...

For Ed Asner, comic-books and autism are family matters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even at age 88, actor Ed Asner still hangs out at the comic-book store with his kid. Early last week, the Asners could be spotted at Hollywood's legendary Golden A...

Olivia Munn thanks support from outside 'Predator' family

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Olivia Munn is thanking an outpouring of support online for keeping up her morale following "The Predator" controversy. Munn blew the whistle on a fellow a...