October 3, 2014

New Canadian streaming video service Shomi inks exclusive deal with Starz

TORONTO – Rogers and Shaw Media continue to take aim at Netflix with new additions to their upcoming streaming video service Shomi. The joint venture between […]
October 2, 2014

LeBron hopes to inspire kids with his story and those of other prominent athletes in TV series

By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND _ LeBron James is hoping to motivate kids by telling his own inspiring story. The NBA superstar is co-producing […]
October 2, 2014

‘The Good Lie’ stars relate to material; hope film will create ‘awareness’

By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ In portraying the harrowing story of Sudan’s Lost Boys, “The Good Lie” stars also found bits of themselves. […]
October 2, 2014

Washington ‘Valour’ concert to feature Springsteen, Metallica, Rihanna

NEW YORK _ Eminem, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica and Rihanna are among the artists booked for a televised live concert from the National Mall in Washington next […]
October 2, 2014

Rapper Andre 3000: ‘Will I be the ‘Hey Ya!’ guy forever?

By Marcela Isaza LOS ANGELES – Sometimes Andre 3000 wonders: “Will I be the ‘Hey Ya!’ guy forever?” The Grammy-winning rapper says he hasn’t figured out […]
October 1, 2014

Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte among those honoured with Du Bois Medal from Harvard

  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. _ Oprah Winfrey and performer-activist Harry Belafonte were among those honoured at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American […]
September 30, 2014

JASON DERULO AND JORDIN SPARKS SPLIT

UNDATED (AP) _ Jason Derulo denies there was anything scandalous that led to his breakup with Jordin Sparks. He tells ABC News he spent “three great […]
September 30, 2014

SNOOP DOGG PROMISES ALASKA SHOW IF VOTERS APPROVE POT BILL

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ Snoop Dogg says if Alaska voters approve a ballot measure legalizing recreational use of marijuana, he will play a show in Alaska. […]
September 30, 2014

PRINCE LIKES YOUTUBE

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) _ Where has Prince been the most vigilant about people posting his music? YouTube. Where does Prince go when he wants to hear […]
September 30, 2014

BEYONCE’ IS SUBJECT OF HARVARD BUSINESS STUDY

BOSTON (AP) _ Harvard is studying the business of Beyonce‘. This week, Harvard Business School will publish a case study of Beyonce‘s surprise release of her […]
September 30, 2014

JENNIFER LOPEZ REAR-ENDED

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) _ Authorities say Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini were involved in a minor traffic accident. Los Angeles county Sheriff’s Sgt. Philip Brooks says […]
September 29, 2014

Wal Mart says Tracy Morgan, others in New Jersey highway crash weren’t wearing seatbelts

By David Porter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWARK, N.J. _ Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on […]
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