Entertainment

CBS News
April 20, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (CBS News) - The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. The statement said, "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling,...
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CBS News
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Tributes are pouring in for comedian and actor Harry Anderson after word of his death at the age of 65. He's probably best-remembered for the popular TV sitcom "Night Court" that ran for eight years in the 1980's and '90's. Pop culture professor Robert Thompson points out...
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USA Today
KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
April 12, 2018 - 11:38 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Reacting to the sexual-misconduct and abuse scandals that have rocked the entertainment industry, Hollywood's largest acting union called Thursday for an end to the practice of holding auditions or business meetings in hotel rooms or private homes. "We are committed to...
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Comedy Store
KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
April 11, 2018 - 12:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Comedians and fans are remembering the "Godmother of Comedy" and owner of the legendary Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip. Mitzi Shore died Wednesday she was 87. A statement from the club called her an extraordinary woman who was decades ahead of her time. She is the mother...
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Dreamstime
KNX Afternoon News
April 04, 2018 - 4:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Movie studio executives are eating some popcorn to celebrate. New figures from the Motion Picture Association show the global box office hit a record $40.6 billion in 2017. Big gains in China helped offset a slowdown in movie attendance in the U.S. and Canada. MPAA chairman-...
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CBS News
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Tributes are pouring in for television producer Steven Bochco who died Sunday at age 74 after a battle with leukemia. Bochco, who won 10 primetime Emmys, created the hugely influential police dramas "Hill Street Blues" and "NYPD Blue" and the legal drama "LA Law," in...
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CBS News
March 23, 2018 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (CBSNews) - - A firefighter was killed battling a five-alarm blaze late Thursday night in Harlem, reports CBS New York. The fire broke out around 11 p.m. on a movie set in the basement of an unoccupied residential building, New York Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters...
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USA Today
March 09, 2018 - 3:34 pm
Kristen Wiig will join the next "Wonder Woman" film, confirmed director Patty Jenkins. Wiig will play the villain Cheetah in "Wonder Woman 2." Cheetah is known for her speed and reaction time, as well as her sharp claws. "So excited to confirm the most thrilling news. Yes! It's true! So incredibly...
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USA Today
KNX Midday News with Chris Sedens
March 08, 2018 - 12:09 pm
HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - A massive crowd gathered in front of the El Capitan Theater to see an honor many think was long overdue. A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring Mark Hamill for a career highlighted by his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in five "Star Wars" films was unveiled Thursday. "Never...
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KNX Afternoon News
March 08, 2018 - 10:27 am
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) - Lawyers and a spiritual advisor for a man accused of stealing one of Hollywood's biggest awards came to his defense and he has pleaded not guilty to grand theft of an Oscar. "What’s the value of an Oscar?" Attorney Daniel Brookman asked and suggested it’s not possible to...
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