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Anthony Anderson Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Turner Sports The second annual NBA Awards were handed out Monday night. Winners received their trophies at a ceremony hosted by Anthony Anderson. The league’s top performers from the 2017-18 season were honored at the awards show, taking place at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles and airing live
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Perhaps unsurprisingly, Black Panther continued its reign in film and pop culture, winning best movie. Michael B. Jordan and director Ryan Coogler made their way to the stage to accept the award.  “I’m gonna go ahead and let my director take this one,” Jordan said, introducing Coogler. “He don’t like talking too much, but if
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In a wide-ranging interview with spiritual adviser Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the disgraced comedian addressed the current controversy stemming from a racist tweet she made weeks ago. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach has released his interview with Roseanne Barr following the cancelation of the comedian’s ABC sitcom, Roseanne, after she made a controversial racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett,
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The two also talked about the excitement around Bruce Springsteen’s performance. Tony Awards co-hosts Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night (June 6) to talk about what it’s like having Bruce Springsteen hanging around the Tonys set now that he’s been confirmed as a performer. “The venue is abuzz with energy that Bruce is gonna
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“It honestly doesn’t have anything to do with anything that I’ve ever learned about the group or organization,” the actress and practicing Scientologist said in a new interview. Erika Christensen has no interest in ever watching Leah Remini’s Scientology and the Aftermath or 2015’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. During a recent
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The husband-and-wife collaborators, up for best original score and book, respectively, discuss the evolution of their work for the stage and tweaking the hit 2004 film for the current climate. Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond have been married for 17 years and collaborating for even longer, from their roots at Chicago’s Second City to Saturday
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The best actor in a musical nominee describes singing the famous “Soliloquy” after the birth of his first child and playing an abusive husband as the #MeToo movement rages. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1945 classic musical Carousel contains one of the most memorable solo numbers in musical theater history. It’s “Soliloquy,” in which carnival barker Billy
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Melody Herzfeld — of Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — is being recognized for demonstrating resilience through art in the wake of February’s mass shooting. The Tony Awards announced Thursday that Melody Herzfeld of Parkland, Fla., has been named the fourth recipient of the excellence in theatre education award. Herzfeld, the drama teacher at
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The lead actress in a musical nominee shares what she most admires about her character, along with audience reactions underscoring the show’s theme that “people are people.” Before each performance of The Band’s Visit, Katrina Lenk practices a little self-induced amnesia. She started with the show in early workshops, before performing in its acclaimed 2016
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Sexual misconduct allegations against the actor are “compelling and devastating,” says the union. In the wake of accusations Thursday that Morgan Freeman subjected eight women to unwanted touching and sexual comments, performers union SAG-AFTRA is reconsidering the lifetime achievement award bestowed on the actor at the annual SAG Awards this past January. “These are compelling and
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In a tearful sitdown interview with the New York Times, the actress recalled an incident with her costar which she believes crossed the line. In a sitdown interview with the New York Times, Arrested Development stars Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Tony Hale, Jason Bateman, Alia Shawkat, Will Arnett and David Cross got candid and emotional
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“This tribute will reflect the awe and admiration these individuals deserve,” said Maura Mandt, executive producer of the ESPYs. The hundreds of sexual abuse survivors who spoke out against former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor Larry Nassar are set to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year’s ESPY Awards.  ESPN
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Manson helped to usher in the modern era of Hollywood market research through his innovative campaign for the 1971 horror film ‘Willard,’ and also specialized in cutting TV spots and trailers, including the famous one for the 1981 horror film ‘Scanners.’ Arthur Manson, a veteran marketing and distribution executive who helped to usher in the
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Jake Tapper has spent the last several years immersed in the 1950s, and it has him thinking about the current state of our politics. The CNN anchor just published his first novel, The Hellfire Club (Little, Brown and Company, April 24), a 1950s-set political thriller about secret societies, McCarthyism and how Washington compromises event the
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Among familiar Hollywood names landing nominations for their work this season are Andrew Garfield, Denzel Washington, Mark Rylance, Nathan Lane, Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf and Amy Schumer. Early prognostications for the 2018 Tony Awards had The Band’s Visit and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child taking up pole position in the two most important races
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While ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical’ and ‘Mean Girls’ topped this year’s Tony Awards nominations, there were a handful of Broadway stars, boldface names and shows that failed to receive expected nods. The nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards were announced Tuesday morning, with SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Mean Girls scoring 12 noms apiece. The
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