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The Colbert Report Signs Off


Comedy Central(NEW YORK) -- After nine years of truthiness, justice, and the American Way, Stephen Colbert signed off as the host of Comedy Central's award winning spoof news show The Colbert Report.Colbert launched his show on October 17, 2005, afte

Cosby Lawyer Says Comedian's Comments 'Continue to Be Misconstrued'


Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC(NEW YORK) -- An attorney for Bill Cosby on Thursday criticized freelance journalist Stacy Brown on a Friday article in the New York Post in which Cosby's comments "continue to be misconstrued in a way that can only call into que

Mistrial Declared in Case Against Man Accused of Stalking R&B Singer Ashanti


ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) -- A New York criminal court judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the case against Devar Hurd, the man accused of stalking R&B singer Ashanti.The mistrial was declared because one of the jurors was too sick to come in for d

Theaters Now Pull "Team America" Movie One Day After "The Interview"


Kevin Winter/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- After a few theaters tried to replace The Interview with another movie highlighting North Korea, Team America has also been pulled from theaters.Paramount Pictures, the studios behind Team America, did not immediately

Jennifer Aniston Reveals Downside to Letting Herself Go for "Cake"


ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Jennifer Aniston is getting some serious Oscar buzz for her role in Cake, but the actress recently said letting herself go for the acclaimed role did come with some negative side effects.On an episode of the Dr. Oz Show that

Stephen Collins Describes 'Unthinkably Wrong' Encounter with Girl


Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Actor Stephen Collins’ confession of sexual misconduct with three underage girls in the past has made him an entertainment industry pariah.In an exclusive interview with Yahoo News’ Global Anchor Kati

Texas Theater Showing "Team America" After Sony Pulls "The Interview"


Kevin Winter/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- What do you do when threats force Sony and all the major movie chains across the country to pull the movie The Interview?One theater in Texas knows just what to do: show 2004's Team America, another satire involving No

Angelina Jolie on Bucking the Hollywood Establishment: 'I Do What I Want to Do'


ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(NEW YORK) — Angelina Jolie has never played by Hollywood's rules, and she doesn't plan on changing that anytime soon"I never had a plan in my life," the 39-year-old actress-turned-director tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I do wh

Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye to "The Colbert Report" Thursday Night


Comedy Central(NEW YORK) — After nine years as host of The Colbert Report, and with a new gig as David Letterman's replacement on the horizon, Stephen Colbert will sign off from his Comedy Central late-night show on Thursday night.Colbert launched h

Charlie Sheen to Reprise "Ferris Bueller" Role for "The Goldbergs"


Frank Ockenfels/FX(NEW YORK) — Charlie Sheen will reprise one of his early roles for a guest appearance on ABC's 1980s-centric comedy The Goldbergs.The Anger Management star will channel his Ferris Bueller's Day Off character -- the unnamed bad boy

North Korea-Set Thriller Starring Steve Carell Cancelled


NBC Photo: Mitchell Haaseth(LOS ANGELES) — The hack attack on Sony not only altered plans for its comedy The Interview, it also resulted in the cancellation of a movie from a different company that was to have starred Steve Carell.Deadline reports N

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Opens One Year from Today


LucasFilm(NEW YORK) — Dec. 18, 2015 -- one year from today -- will be a day long remembered for Star Wars fans: it's when Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters. The film, the first Star Wars movie released since ABC's parent company Disney purc

Norman Bridwell, Creator of "Clifford the Big Red Dog," Dead at 86


Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The author and illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books has died.Norman Bridwell died on Martha's Vineyard, off the Massachusetts coast, on Friday, according to the publisher o

Sony Pulls the Plug on Dec. 25 Release of "The Interview" After Threats


Sony(NEW YORK) -- As major movie chains moved to pull The Interview from their holiday lineup after threats from the Sony Corp. hackers, Sony has decided to shelve the film."In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film T

Stephen Collins Admits He 'Did Something Terribly Wrong'


Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Stephen Collins has been keeping a low profile since news broke last November that he'd sexually molested more than one female minor in the past.  Now the actor, famous for his role as Reverend Eric C

Robin Williams' Son Zak Opens Up About His Lingering Grief


Jemal Countess/Getty Images)(LOS ANGELES) -- Zak Williams says he is still grieving over the death of his iconic father, Robin Williams, earlier this summer."I miss him all the time," he told People magazine. "Often I see something or if I'm watching a f

Brad and Angelina Have a Cyber Security Team to Monitor Their Kids' Online Activ


GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images(NEW YORK) — Most child experts agree that parents should monitor what their kids do online and Angelina Jolie is one of them. However, she admits there’s one difference between her and most moms when it comes t

Movie Review: "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" (Rated PG-13)


"The Hobbit" - Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) -- The title kind of says it all: this is a movie about a battle, there are five armies involved, and it’s all pretty darn spectacular. Director Peter Jackson has crafted an epic ending to his Hobbit trilogy wor

Final "Hobbit" Film Opens Nationwide Wednesday


"The Hobbit" - Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) — The third and final film in The Hobbit series opens nationwide on Wednesday.The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the last chapter in director Peter Jackson's adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel that

"The Talk's" Sharon Osbourne Pulls Out Her Own Tooth on National TV


James White/CBS(LOS ANGELES) — Sharon Osbourne isn't easily embarrassed, and not even losing a tooth during an installment of her TV show, The Talk, was enough to make her blush.The 62-year-old co-host was interviewing Jamie Dornan, star of the upco

"Willy Wonka," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Saving Private Ryan" Added to Nation


Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The children's classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the John Hughes-directed comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and Steven Spielberg's World War Two drama Saving Privat

D'oh! 25 Years Ago Today, "The Simpsons" Made Its Debut


FOX (NEW YORK) — This is a very special holiday season for The Simpsons, because the long-running Fox animated comedy is celebrating its 25th anniversary.The first full-length episode of The Simpsons premiered on Dec. 17, 1989. It followed a series