Cosby sentencing begins, capping fall from 'America's Dad' to convicted felon
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Bill Cosby's downfall from "America's Dad" to convicted felon reached its final chapter in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Monday, as a judge began deciding whether to sentence the 81-year-old comedian to prison for sexual assault.
Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement
(Reuters) - When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby's rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral, the rallying cry of #MeToo was years away.
'Sexy' 'Handmaid's Tale' Costume Pulled Following Backlash
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The company behind a "sexy" handmaid costume pulled the item and issued an apology on Thursday. The news comes after a public outcry, with many calling the revealing costume inappropriate, given that the novel and Hulu series it's inspired by, "The Handmaid's Tale," is about the oppression of women's bodies by the authoritarian government.
Alec Baldwin Will Return to Play Donald Trump on 'SNL'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Alec Baldwin will reprise his impression of President Donald Trump in the 44th season of "Saturday Night Live," the actor revealed during the "Origins" podcast with author James Andrew Miller, a longtime "SNL" chronicler.
Judge bars parade of Cosby accusers at sentencing hearing
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday denied a request by prosecutors to allow additional women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct to tell their stories at his sentencing hearing on a sexual assault conviction.
AT&T asks U.S. appeals court to uphold approval of Time Warner acquisition
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc
on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to reject the Justice Department's challenge to its acquisition of Time Warner, saying the government had offered no basis for second guessing key conclusions of a ruling upholding the transaction.
Jordan Peele Set to Host 'The Twilight Zone' Revival
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jordan Peele is traveling through another dimension -- a dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind.
TV actor Tom Selleck quits NRA board of directors
(Reuters) - Actor Tom Selleck, star of such TV crime dramas as "Magnum, P.I." and "Blue Bloods" and an ardent gun collector, has resigned from the National Rifle Association's board of directors.
Maroon 5 reportedly tapped for 2019 Super Bowl halftime show
(Reuters) - Pop band Maroon 5 will provide the halftime entertainment at the 2019 Super Bowl, Hollywood publication Variety reported on Wednesday.
Kelly Clarkson Talk Show Picked Up by NBC Stations
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Kelly Clarkson is venturing into the daytime-talk arena.
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