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'Basketball or Nothing' covers hoop dreams on Navajo Nation

Monday, 19 August 2019, 10:17 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about "rez ball" — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of play popular in Native American communities. The style excites...

No floppy-haired leading man for TV's 'Four Weddings' take

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 12:48 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

Hulu's "Four Weddings and a Funeral" pays homage to the 1994 film, but don't expect a Hugh Grant copycat in the limited series. Creator Mindy Kaling says she deliberately avoided duplicating the...

Mary J. Blige to star in first of several "Power" spinoffs

Monday, 12 August 2019, 11:27 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

The end of the hit Starz series "Power" is the beginning of several planned spinoffs, the first featuring Mary J. Blige. The Grammy-winning singer and actress said the announcement was probably...

Documentary series examines cost of small-town vigilantism

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 14:23 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

It's been 38 years since a man named Ken Rex McElroy was shot to death by an angry crowd in the dusty farming community of Skidmore, Missouri. And for 38 years, the case has remained...

There's no place like home for the 'The Brady Bunch'

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 16:12 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

There's no place like home for "The Brady Bunch," even if was just a facade. An HGTV renovation of the Los Angeles house that was used for exterior shots of the TV sitcom reunited six cast...

HBO's 'Dark Materials,' 'Gemstones' both grapple with faith

Monday, 5 August 2019, 09:25 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

HBO's forthcoming fantasy series "His Dark Materials" and its new televangelist comedy "The Righteous Gemstones" bring wildly different worlds to the screen, yet both grapple with the same central...

HBO chief: Sorry, fans, no 'Game of Thrones' do-over

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10:10 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

The clamour from "Game of Thrones" fans for a do-over of the drama's final season has been in vain. HBO programming chief Casey Bloys said Wednesday there was no serious consideration to remaking...

Jerry Seinfeld learns from comedy's best on Netflix series

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 08:13 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

Jerry Seinfeld would rather cruise in classic cars and sip coffee with comedy's best than reboot his uber-successful "Seinfeld" television series. "No, and do what? Make it worse?" Seinfeld said...

David Crosby opens up in new documentary 'Remember My Name'

Monday, 29 July 2019, 09:40 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

David Crosby has turned down no fewer than four biopics about his life. None of them captured the scope of his turbulent life. But he said yes when director A.J. Eaton proposed a documentary. At...

Iran spy TV show glorifies hard-liners imprisoning reporter

Friday, 26 July 2019, 12:14 Last update: about 26 days ago Associated Press

The Farsi caption has unfurled across the black screen of a channel of Iranian state television every night for days now, promising viewers that what they are about to witness is "based on a real...

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