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At Oscar nominees luncheon, a pitch for brevity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Winners at this year’s Oscars will need to be quick, both in their walks to the stage and their acceptance speeches. Producers told nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards that they will have 90 seconds from the time their name is called until when their speech will need to … Continue reading At Oscar nominees luncheon, a pitch for brevity

Celebrity Real Estate News: Hollywood’s Ultimate Celebrity Home Is For Sale

  POMPANO BEACH, FLA./ JANUARY 09, 2019 (STL.News) “Hollywood’s Ultimate Celebrity Home” In the 1950s and ’60s, Hollywood celebrities flocked to Byrdview like swallows to nearby Capistrano in the spring. Frank Sinatra owned it for ten years, Marilyn Monroe was rumored to add its guest cottage to her affair locations with JFK, Judy Garland and … Continue reading Celebrity Real Estate News: Hollywood’s Ultimate Celebrity Home Is For Sale

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | The Latest: Food goes fast, some stars left hungry at Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. —Jan 06, 2019— The Latest on the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, being presented live Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The Golden Globes redefine fast food. A gourmet dinner awaits each guest, but not for long. The waiters have about an hour … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | The Latest: Food goes fast, some stars left hungry at Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | The Latest: A soggy Globes red carpet awaits deluge of stars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. —Jan 06, 2019—The Latest on the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, being presented live Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The red carpet is a flurry of activity as everyone prepares for the deluge of stars, and, thankfully not rain, at the 76th … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | The Latest: A soggy Globes red carpet awaits deluge of stars

LOS ANGELES | ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ snag PGA nominations

LOS ANGELES — Jan 04, 2019—The producers behind hits “Black Panther,” ”Crazy Rich Asians,” ”A Star Is Born” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” are among the 10 nominees for the top prize at the Producers Guild Awards. The Producers Guild of America announced its selections Friday for it 30th installment, which also included “BlacKkKlansman,” ”The Favourite,” ”Green … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ snag PGA nominations

New York News: 4 Members Of International Burglary Crew Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court

Burglary Crew Conducted More Than a Dozen Heists and Attempted Heists in the U.S. and Europe Between 2006 and 2017, Stole Over $10 Million in Jewelry New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Division of … Continue reading New York News: 4 Members Of International Burglary Crew Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Portman calls for action at Hollywood women’s luncheon

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif  — Natalie Portman took a flamethrower to the patriarchy. George Clooney admonished what he called the Trump administration’s culture of fear. Emma Gonzalez implored people to vote. And host Jenifer Lewis spared no one, from Melania Trump and Kanye West to Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Brett Kavanaugh. Nothing was off … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Portman calls for action at Hollywood women’s luncheon

Engel & Völkers Brings One of a Kind Development to Market

LOS ANGELES/ SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 (STL.News) Luxury real estate brand, Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills, proudly represents ‘The Willow’ – a one-of-a-kind development in the heart of Los Angeles. Nestled in the exclusive Hollywood Hills, offering breathtaking views and a sleek modern design, the property stands apart with one very decadent detail – its very … Continue reading Engel & Völkers Brings One of a Kind Development to Market

Madonna Turns Age 60 & HGTV’s Favorite Historic Home

POMPANO BEACH, FLA./ AUGUST 22, 2018 (STL.News) “Madonna’s Sunset Boulevard Mansion” Having just turned age 60, Madonna might be feeling a certain nostalgia for the old days. Especially her former Sunset Boulevard mansion she bought in 2003 for $12 million and sold in 2013 for $19.5 million. Since then it has transformed to one of … Continue reading Madonna Turns Age 60 & HGTV’s Favorite Historic Home

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— What’s the television industry’s top summer destination? A hotel in which 200-plus U.S. and Canadian entertainment reporters and critics gather for an early look at next season’s shows and the chance to question the actors, writers and producers who create them. The Television Critics Association’s just-ended biannual conference was both a micro … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Terry Crews: It’s ‘summer of freedom’ for abuse victims

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif — Terry Crews says it’s a “summer of freedom” for him and others who have gone public with accounts of alleged molestation. Crews said Wednesday that “we can now tell our truth” and not fear a backlash. The former NFL player and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star predicted it’s just the beginning of change … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Terry Crews: It’s ‘summer of freedom’ for abuse victims

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Nathan Fillion ready for action in ‘The Rookie,’ sort of

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — Nathan Fillion is ready for action as a police officer in ABC’s new drama “The Rookie” — up to a point. Fillion told a TV critics’ meeting Tuesday that his “knees would appreciate it” if he can have a stuntman do the running for him. The 47-year-old actor joked that at … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Nathan Fillion ready for action in ‘The Rookie,’ sort of

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | For ABC’s new ‘A Million Little Things,’ life mirrors art

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Life mirrored art during ABC’s promotion of its new fall drama “A Million Little Things.” The series is about a group of people who became friends after being trapped in an elevator. As the actors and producers concluded a Q&A with TV reporters at a hotel, an ABC spokeswoman relayed an … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | For ABC’s new ‘A Million Little Things,’ life mirrors art

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Jim Carrey: My Trump cartoons are response to ‘nightmare’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif — Jim Carrey says his cartoons pillorying the Trump administration are a civilized response to what he called an unfolding “nightmare.” Carrey told a TV critics’ meeting Monday that his sketches may veer into crassness but are a creative way to express his political opposition. He stars in the new Showtime series … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Jim Carrey: My Trump cartoons are response to ‘nightmare’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | ‘Charmed’ makers defend reboot, tout its ethnic diversity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — A roundup of news Monday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. GIVE ‘CHARMED’ A CHANCE, CREATORS SAY The cast and producer of CW’s new “Charmed” are defending the reboot as a story for its time. The drama … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | ‘Charmed’ makers defend reboot, tout its ethnic diversity

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Showtime series ‘Homeland’ to end in 2019 with season 8

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— Showtime says that its acclaimed series “Homeland” will end in 2019 with its eighth season. The show’s conclusion was announced Monday by Showtime Networks chief David Nevins, who called the Emmy-winning “Homeland” a game-changer for the premium cable channel. Nevins told a TV critics’ meeting that creator-producer Alex Gansa will bring the … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Showtime series ‘Homeland’ to end in 2019 with season 8

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | New documentary to explore history of FBI, US presidents

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— Showtime will air a new documentary series from award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney examining the history of clashes between U.S. presidents and the FBI. The four-part series inspired by the book “Enemies: A History of the FBI” by Tim Weiner will debut Nov. 18, Showtime Networks chief David Nevins told TV critics on … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | New documentary to explore history of FBI, US presidents

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | LeBron James adds Showtime doc to his small-screen portfolio

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is already busy in Hollywood. James is behind the three-part documentary series, “Shut Up and Dribble,” announced Monday by Showtime. Set to debut in October, the same month James suits up for his new … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | LeBron James adds Showtime doc to his small-screen portfolio

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Former NFL player behind new CW high school football drama

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Former NFL player Spencer Paysinger is drawing on his high school days living between two worlds for his first major Hollywood project. Paysinger grew up in economically depressed South Los Angeles, but he attended Beverly Hills High, where he captained the football team in the wealthy enclave. The culture shock he … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Former NFL player behind new CW high school football drama

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | ‘Charmed’ reboot cast, producers defend TV show’s changes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — The cast and producers of CW’s new “Charmed” are defending the reboot as a story for its time. The drama series about three young half-sisters who are witches will confront modern issues including the MeToo movement, executive producer Jennie Snyder Urman told a TV critics’ meeting Monday. The varied ethnicity of … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | ‘Charmed’ reboot cast, producers defend TV show’s changes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Skylar Astin joins final season of ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— Skylar Astin is joining the fourth and final season of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” this fall playing a character familiar to viewers of the CW show. Astin takes over the role of Greg, originally played by Santino Fontana in the show’s first season. Fontana decided not to return in order to pursue other opportunities. … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Skylar Astin joins final season of ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Magnum’s ‘stache to get nod in reboot of CBS show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif — The reboot of “Magnum P.I.” won’t forget fans of the original hit starring Tom Selleck, paying quiet homage recognizable to long-time viewers. They include a pair of Dobermans, the red Ferrari, and the bickering relationship between Magnum, who is played by Jay Hernandez, and Higgins, with Perdita Weeks taking on the … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Magnum’s ‘stache to get nod in reboot of CBS show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ revival to tackle MeToo movement, free press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif— A roundup of news Sunday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. “MURPHY” AND METOO “Murphy Brown” will weigh in on the MeToo movement when the series starring Candice Bergen returns to a very different world in September, the … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ revival to tackle MeToo movement, free press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ weighs in on MeToo movement in series return

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif— “Murphy Brown” will weigh in on the MeToo movement when the series starring Candice Bergen returns to a very different world in September. The 13-episode reboot reunites Bergen with most of the original cast from the CBS show’s initial 10-year run that ended in 1998. Once again, scripts will be inspired by … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | ‘Murphy Brown’ weighs in on MeToo movement in series return

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Jessica Lange to return to ‘American Horror Story’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Jessica Lange will return to “American Horror Story” in an episode directed by star Sarah Paulson during the show’s upcoming season. Paulson revealed the news at a TV critics meeting on Friday, saying Lange will reprise her role as Constance Langdon. Lange was a four-time Emmy nominee for her work in … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Jessica Lange to return to ‘American Horror Story’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | FX CEO: Viewers in danger of peak TV’s story overload

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Television is in danger of storytelling overload with diminishing returns to viewers, FX Networks’ chief executive said Friday. His previous caution that there was too much TV was overly narrow, John Landgraf said: “There’s too much story, there’s too much narrative.” That leads to the “impossibility of surprising the audience, of … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | FX CEO: Viewers in danger of peak TV’s story overload

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | FX plans: Nick Offerman drama and Chris Rock joining ‘Fargo’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif— FX is picking up a drama about a cutting-edge tech company starring Nick Offerman, sinking resources into a series based in feudal Japan and getting Chris Rock to star in a fourth series of “Fargo.” The network revealed some of its upcoming plans Friday that include an eight-episode “Devs,” starring Offerman as … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | FX plans: Nick Offerman drama and Chris Rock joining ‘Fargo’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Fox passes decisions on Apu character to ‘Simpsons’ team

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — A roundup of news Thursday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. APU IN THE SPOTLIGHT Creators of “The Simpsons” have the freedom to handle the show’s depiction of Indian shop owner Apu in the right way for … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif | Fox passes decisions on Apu character to ‘Simpsons’ team

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Fox looks to expand ’24’ franchise with prequel, legal drama

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Fox is developing two potential new series for its “24” drama franchise. Fox executives Dana Walden and Gary Newman told a TV critics’ meeting Thursday that veteran “24” producers Howard Gordon and Brian Grazier are working on the ideas. One is a prequel to the original series and involves “24” creators … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Fox looks to expand ’24’ franchise with prequel, legal drama