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  • Former “American Idol” contestants come together for “Where Are We Now” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
    ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- If you ever wondered what happened to William Hung, Sanjaya Malakar and a number of other onetime American Idol contestants, Jimmy Kimmel wondered the same thing. On Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday night -- in celebration of the season finale of American Idol earlier in the evening -- the late-night talk show host rented out a studio for ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 22, 2018
  • “Dancing with the Stars: Athletes” finale: Adam Rippon wins the mirrorball
    ABC/Kelsey McNeal(LOS ANGELES) -- Adam Rippon proved he is indeed still America’s sweetheart. The Olympic figure skater was crowned the winner of Dancing with the Stars: Athletes Monday night after four short weeks of competition. He shares the mirrorball trophy with his professional dance partner Jenna Johnson.Adam's fellow finalists -- figure skater Tonya Harding and partner Sasha Farber, and ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 22, 2018
  • And the new “American Idol” is… Maddie Poppe
    ABC/Mitch Haaseth(LOS ANGELES) -- American Idol’s two-part finale concluded on Monday with the top three finalists learning that Maddie Poppe is the newest “American Idol.” Caleb Lee Hutchinson came in second, with Gabby Barrett finishing third. Poppe receives a recording contract with Hollywood Records, as well as an opportunity to perform at the legendary Hollywood Bowl, ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 22, 2018
  • Celebrities sign letter imploring Indonesian president to stop dog meat trade
    DMFI - 2018(LONDON) -- A letter signed by dozens of celebrities -- from Ricky Gervais and Ricky Martin to Oscar-winners Hunt Hunt and Dame Judy Dench and Emmy-winner Ellen DeGeneres -- is urging Indonesian President Joko Widodo to stop the slaughter of millions of dogs and cats for food.In a haunting ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 21, 2018
  • Commander in Stream: Barack and Michelle Obama turn producers in Netflix partnership
    Joe Pugliese/Netflix(NEW YORK) -- Barack Obama has gone from president to producer in a deal with Netflix that will have him and former first lady Michelle creating programming for Netflix. Confirming news that first broke last March, the streaming giant announced the couple will produce "a diverse mix of content, including ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 21, 2018
  • “Veep” Emmy winner Tony Hale says Julia Louis-Dreyfus “doing great” post cancer treatment; shooting to resume soon
    HBO/Justin M. Lubin(NEW YORK) -- While promoting the return of his beloved show Arrested Development, the fifth season of which hits Netflix next week, ABC Radio asked Tony Hale about his other show, HBO's Veep, and the awaited return of his fellow Emmy-winning star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.  Last September, Louis-Dreyfus revealed she'd been diagnosed with breast ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 21, 2018
  • Famed chef Mario Batali investigated for sexual assault by NYPD
    ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(NEW YORK) -- Beleaguered chef Mario Batali is being investigated by the New York Police Department for sexual assault allegations raised in a 60 Minutes report that aired Sunday, as well as a second allegation. The NYPD told ABC News that the second allegation was brought to the NYPD's ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 21, 2018
  • Tina Fey and Nicki Minaj get “lit” in “Saturday Night Live” season finale promos
    Rosalind O'Connor/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Nicki Minaj is headed back to Saturday Night Live  tomorrow as the show's season finale musical guest. The long-running sketch comedy series announced the rapper's appearance back in April via Twitter.   Three promos for the episode, starring Minaj and scheduled guest host and former SNL cast member and head writer Tina Fey have also ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 18, 2018
  • “13 Reasons Why” event canceled in wake of Santa Fe school shooting
    Interscope Records(LOS ANGELES) -- An event in Los Angeles to mark the season two premiere of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has been canceled in the wake of Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. “Our hearts are with the victims of the ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 18, 2018
  • Michael Jackson to have Detroit street named after him, two-hour ABC special coming May 24
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Believe it or not, next year marks the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, and the tragic event is being examined in a two-hour ABC special airing Thursday, May 24. The Last Days of Michael Jackson explores the late King of Pop's life and legacy, via interviews with ... read more
    EntertaimentMay 18, 2018