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  • Who should be the next Indiana Jones? 'Nobody,' Harrison Ford says

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Harrison Ford has some strong feelings about who should take up the role of cinema’s most famous Nazi-fighting archeologist when he finally hangs up the hat and whip. “Nobody is going to be Indiana Jones, don’t you get it? I’m Indiana Jones,” Ford said on NBC's "Today. " “When I’m gone, he’s gone. It’s easy. ” Ford, 70, is set to return to theaters as Indiana Jones for the fifth time in 2021, 13 years after his last appearance in2008's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. "
  • Jon Voight calls Trump 'greatest president since Abraham Lincoln'

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    In a pair of Twitter videos Friday night, Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight praised President Donald Trump and slammed his critics, insisting Trump is "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln. " Voight’s comments were addressed to “the people of the Republican Party,” but it was unclear what prompted him to post the videos. "I'm here today to acknowledge the truth.
  • Concerns raised after Kim Kardashian tweets photo of sleeping newborn

    ...- Bryna Zumer
    BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Kim Kardashian West tweeted a cute photo of her newborn baby, sent to her by husband Kanye, but many are alarmed by the way the baby appears to be sleeping. Little baby Psalm is seen surrounded by bumpers and pads in his crib, which experts say is unsafe. One doctor wrote: "Please please please go pay an overpriced 'sleep consultant' to get all that unnecessary padding, bumpers, and blankets out of your child's crib so they are not at risk for SIDS.
  • Last Call: Titles leaving Netflix in June 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - The list of titles leaving Netflix in June includes numerous direct-to-video Disney films, a crop of horror films and a few all-time classics. Here are five I recommend checking out before they leave. "Cold in July" DirectorJim Mickle and frequent collaborator writer/actorNick Damici know how to stretch a dollar. Their low-budget adventures always look twice as good as anyone else's work form a similar budget. Based on Joe R.
  • Lil Nas X gifts Billy Ray Cyrus a new Maserati following success of hit 'Old Town Road'

    ...- Jason Hall
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - Lil Nas X showed his gratitude to Billy Ray Cyrus for his contribution to the massive success of his debut single "Old Town Road. "The rapper and songwriter, who featured Cyrus on the remix version of the No. 1 hit song, surprised the country music legend with a Maserati sports car in a video shared on his Twitter account. Fittingly, Cyrus mentions the vehicle in his verse on the remix of the song, singing,“Baby’s got a habit: diamond rings and Fendi sports bras.
  • STAR 101.5 is ready to fill your gas tank with FREE Gas Fridays!

    ...- STAR 101.5 STAFF
    SEATTLE, Wash. -- Gas prices got you down? STAR 101. 5 is here to fill up your gas tank! Starting on Friday, May 24th STAR 101. 5 is giving away FREE gas! Every Friday you will have three chances to win a $500 gas card! Listen to STAR 101. 5 at 7:05 a. m. , 11:05 a. m. and 4:05 p. m. for the keyword and text* the keyword to 51200 for your chance to win! View all contest details HERE. *This is a text to win contest. Must be 18 years or older to play.
  • Reality TV star Luann de Lesseps released from jail

    ...- Gary Detman
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) - Luann de Lesseps, the star of the reality TV show "The Real Housewives of New York City," went back to jail. A judge on Thursday morning ordered de Lesseps into custody for alleged probation violations. She has since been released. The judge said de Lesseps isn't taking her probation seriously after a positive alcohol test and failure to attend meetings.
  • Live action 'Aladdin' is better than expected, less magical than animated version

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Aladdin3 out of 5 StarsDirector: Guy RitchieWriter: John August, Guy RitchieStarring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi ScottGenre: Adventure, ComedyRated: PG for some action/perilSALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Aladdin, a talented thief, falls for a princess believing her to be a court attendant. Unable to match the pedigree of the other suitors, Aladdin turns to a magical being to help him improve his social status. Review: Going into “Aladdin” I was prepared for a complete debacle.
  • 'Booksmart' is a hilarious, vulgar and witty coming-of-age story

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    "Booksmart" 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Olivia Wilde. Writers: Susan Fogel, Emily Halpern,Sarah Haskins, Katie Silberman. Starring: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Billie Lourd, Skyler Gisondo. Genre: Comedy. Rated: R for strong sexual content and language throughout, drug use and drinking - all involving teens. Kaitlyn Dever stars as Amy and Beanie Feldstein as Molly in Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, BOOKSMART, an Annapurna Pictures release. (Photo: Francois Duhamel / Annapurna Pictures)
  • Report: Giada De Laurentiis 'looks over her shoulder' after scare with alleged stalker

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Famous chef Giada De Laurentiis is speaking out for the first time to DailyMailTV after filing a temporary restraining order against an alleged stalker. "I am always looking behind my shoulder to see what is going on. It's always at the forefront of everywhere that I go," the chef told Daily Mail as she expressed how she feels like a 'target'. De Laurentiis says she began to receive messages on her website from a man who referred to himself as "AA. "
  • Weekend box office: 'John Wick 3' outpaces expectations, 'Endgame' surpasses 'Titanic'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office: May 17-19, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Going into the week it felt inevitable that “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” would finish the weekend atop the domestic box office. “Avengers: Endgame” was still posting fantastic numbers, but they’d fallen enough to suggest that the growing popularity of the John Wick franchise was going to be just enough to surpass the MCU juggernaut. Besting expectations, “John Wick 3” finished the weekend with a truly impressive $57 million.
  • Bruce Willis 'booed' after bad first pitch at Phillies game

    ...- STORYFUL
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (STORYFUL) -- Bruce Willis gave a less-than-stellar performance when he threw the first pitch at the Philadelphia Phillies game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday. The crowd appeared to jeer and boo as Willis, wearing a No. 19 Phillies shirt, threw the ball to Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola, only to see it bounce in front of the home plate.
  • 'John Wick: Chapter 3' is a brutally violent, gorgeously crafted

    ...- Ryan Painter
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum. 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Chad Stahelski. Writer: Derek Kolstad, Shay Hatten, Chris Collins, Marc Abrams. Starring: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane. Genre: Action, Thriller. Rated: R for pervasive strong violence, and some language. Keanu Reeves stars as 'John Wick' in JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM. (Photo: Lionsgate)
  • Kacey Musgraves delights crowd in Australia with glass slipper 'shoey'

    ...- STORYFUL
    MELBOURNE, Australia (STORYFUL) -- Singer Kacey Musgraves finally gave in and did a ‘shoey’ at her concert in Melbourne, Australia, on May 14th. Emily Jade Smith shared footage on Instagram of the country music star taking a shot out of a glass slipper to the delight of the crowd at Palais Theatre. Musgraves refused to do the ‘shoey challenge’ at her Sydney concert on May 13th, telling a fan “I’m not f—king drinking out of your shoe,” despite chants from the crowd.
  • Who should be the next Indiana Jones? 'Nobody,' Harrison Ford says

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Harrison Ford has some strong feelings about who should take up the role of cinema’s most famous Nazi-fighting archeologist when he finally hangs up the hat and whip. “Nobody is going to be Indiana Jones, don’t you get it? I’m Indiana Jones,” Ford said on NBC's "Today. " “When I’m gone, he’s gone. It’s easy. ” Ford, 70, is set to return to theaters as Indiana Jones for the fifth time in 2021, 13 years after his last appearance in2008's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. "
  • Jon Voight calls Trump 'greatest president since Abraham Lincoln'

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    In a pair of Twitter videos Friday night, Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight praised President Donald Trump and slammed his critics, insisting Trump is "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln. " Voight’s comments were addressed to “the people of the Republican Party,” but it was unclear what prompted him to post the videos. "I'm here today to acknowledge the truth.
  • Concerns raised after Kim Kardashian tweets photo of sleeping newborn

    ...- Bryna Zumer
    BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Kim Kardashian West tweeted a cute photo of her newborn baby, sent to her by husband Kanye, but many are alarmed by the way the baby appears to be sleeping. Little baby Psalm is seen surrounded by bumpers and pads in his crib, which experts say is unsafe. One doctor wrote: "Please please please go pay an overpriced 'sleep consultant' to get all that unnecessary padding, bumpers, and blankets out of your child's crib so they are not at risk for SIDS.
  • Last Call: Titles leaving Netflix in June 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - The list of titles leaving Netflix in June includes numerous direct-to-video Disney films, a crop of horror films and a few all-time classics. Here are five I recommend checking out before they leave. "Cold in July" DirectorJim Mickle and frequent collaborator writer/actorNick Damici know how to stretch a dollar. Their low-budget adventures always look twice as good as anyone else's work form a similar budget. Based on Joe R.
  • Lil Nas X gifts Billy Ray Cyrus a new Maserati following success of hit 'Old Town Road'

    ...- Jason Hall
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - Lil Nas X showed his gratitude to Billy Ray Cyrus for his contribution to the massive success of his debut single "Old Town Road. "The rapper and songwriter, who featured Cyrus on the remix version of the No. 1 hit song, surprised the country music legend with a Maserati sports car in a video shared on his Twitter account. Fittingly, Cyrus mentions the vehicle in his verse on the remix of the song, singing,“Baby’s got a habit: diamond rings and Fendi sports bras.
  • STAR 101.5 is ready to fill your gas tank with FREE Gas Fridays!

    ...- STAR 101.5 STAFF
    SEATTLE, Wash. -- Gas prices got you down? STAR 101. 5 is here to fill up your gas tank! Starting on Friday, May 24th STAR 101. 5 is giving away FREE gas! Every Friday you will have three chances to win a $500 gas card! Listen to STAR 101. 5 at 7:05 a. m. , 11:05 a. m. and 4:05 p. m. for the keyword and text* the keyword to 51200 for your chance to win! View all contest details HERE. *This is a text to win contest. Must be 18 years or older to play.
  • Reality TV star Luann de Lesseps released from jail

    ...- Gary Detman
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) - Luann de Lesseps, the star of the reality TV show "The Real Housewives of New York City," went back to jail. A judge on Thursday morning ordered de Lesseps into custody for alleged probation violations. She has since been released. The judge said de Lesseps isn't taking her probation seriously after a positive alcohol test and failure to attend meetings.
  • Live action 'Aladdin' is better than expected, less magical than animated version

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Aladdin3 out of 5 StarsDirector: Guy RitchieWriter: John August, Guy RitchieStarring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi ScottGenre: Adventure, ComedyRated: PG for some action/perilSALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Aladdin, a talented thief, falls for a princess believing her to be a court attendant. Unable to match the pedigree of the other suitors, Aladdin turns to a magical being to help him improve his social status. Review: Going into “Aladdin” I was prepared for a complete debacle.
  • 'Booksmart' is a hilarious, vulgar and witty coming-of-age story

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    "Booksmart" 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Olivia Wilde. Writers: Susan Fogel, Emily Halpern,Sarah Haskins, Katie Silberman. Starring: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Billie Lourd, Skyler Gisondo. Genre: Comedy. Rated: R for strong sexual content and language throughout, drug use and drinking - all involving teens. Kaitlyn Dever stars as Amy and Beanie Feldstein as Molly in Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, BOOKSMART, an Annapurna Pictures release. (Photo: Francois Duhamel / Annapurna Pictures)
  • Report: Giada De Laurentiis 'looks over her shoulder' after scare with alleged stalker

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Famous chef Giada De Laurentiis is speaking out for the first time to DailyMailTV after filing a temporary restraining order against an alleged stalker. "I am always looking behind my shoulder to see what is going on. It's always at the forefront of everywhere that I go," the chef told Daily Mail as she expressed how she feels like a 'target'. De Laurentiis says she began to receive messages on her website from a man who referred to himself as "AA. "
  • Weekend box office: 'John Wick 3' outpaces expectations, 'Endgame' surpasses 'Titanic'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office: May 17-19, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Going into the week it felt inevitable that “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” would finish the weekend atop the domestic box office. “Avengers: Endgame” was still posting fantastic numbers, but they’d fallen enough to suggest that the growing popularity of the John Wick franchise was going to be just enough to surpass the MCU juggernaut. Besting expectations, “John Wick 3” finished the weekend with a truly impressive $57 million.
  • Bruce Willis 'booed' after bad first pitch at Phillies game

    ...- STORYFUL
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (STORYFUL) -- Bruce Willis gave a less-than-stellar performance when he threw the first pitch at the Philadelphia Phillies game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday. The crowd appeared to jeer and boo as Willis, wearing a No. 19 Phillies shirt, threw the ball to Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola, only to see it bounce in front of the home plate.
  • 'John Wick: Chapter 3' is a brutally violent, gorgeously crafted

    ...- Ryan Painter
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum. 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Chad Stahelski. Writer: Derek Kolstad, Shay Hatten, Chris Collins, Marc Abrams. Starring: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane. Genre: Action, Thriller. Rated: R for pervasive strong violence, and some language. Keanu Reeves stars as 'John Wick' in JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM. (Photo: Lionsgate)
  • Kacey Musgraves delights crowd in Australia with glass slipper 'shoey'

    ...- STORYFUL
    MELBOURNE, Australia (STORYFUL) -- Singer Kacey Musgraves finally gave in and did a ‘shoey’ at her concert in Melbourne, Australia, on May 14th. Emily Jade Smith shared footage on Instagram of the country music star taking a shot out of a glass slipper to the delight of the crowd at Palais Theatre. Musgraves refused to do the ‘shoey challenge’ at her Sydney concert on May 13th, telling a fan “I’m not f—king drinking out of your shoe,” despite chants from the crowd.
  • New MOHAI exhibit may change your perceptions about Seattle style

    ...- Malia Karlinsky
    When you think of Seattle style, does the image of a rain slicker come to mind? While weather gear has it's place, our city possesses a flair for fashion - and it's pretty sensational. "The exhibit is called Seattle Style Fashion Function History of Clothing and Style in Seattle," said Clara Berg, the curator of the exhibit at MOHAI that's dedicated to what Seattleites have been wearing. "19th, 20th and 21st century.
  • Review: 'Pokémon: Detective Pikachu' has the distinct smell of a cult classic

    ...- Candice McMillan
    Like its live action-animation hybrid predecessors, “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” has the distinct smell of a cult classic. It tries very hard in the ways that count – squeeze as many Pokémon characters on screen as is reasonable within its sub-two hour runtime – and very little in the ways its target audience is sure to forgive – plot, dialogue, world building and the like.
  • Weekend box office: Pokémon opens strong, Avengers still prevail

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office May 10-12, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — It seemed to be a foregone conclusion that “Avengers: Endgame” would find itself in first place at the end of its third weekend, but a larger-than-expected push by “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” and a steeper drop for “Endgame” saw “Detective Pikachu” earning $20. 7 million on Friday while the Marvel Cinematic Universe capstone finished the day with only $16 million. When the dust cleared, “Detective Pikachu” snagged $58 million.
  • 'The Hustle' strays from its dirty, rotten mark

    ...- Ryan Painter
    The Hustle. 2. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Chris Addison. Writer: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning, Dale Launer, Jac Schaeffer. Starring: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Tim Blake Nelson. Genre: Comedy. Rated: PG-13 on appeal for crude sexual content and language. Rebel Wilson stars as Penny Rust and Anne Hathaway as Josephine Chesterfieldin THE HUSTLE, a Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film. Credit: Christian Black / Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures 2019 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.
  • Fanciful 'Tolkien' emphasizes romantic fantasy over fact

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Tolkien. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Dome Karukoski. Writer: David Gleeson, Stephen Beresford. Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney. Genre: Biography, Fantasy. Rated: PG-13 for some sequences of war violence. Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins in the film TOLKIEN. Photo Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved(Photo: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Coltiva: Italian Pizza with a Seattle Twist

    ...- John Prentice
    Garret McAleese loves pizza, he's also the owner of Coltiva - Pizzeria e Barra on Lower Queen Anne. "We’re all about making delicious pizza that kinda blends Italian goods with Northwest goods together,” McAleese said. Coltiva pizzas combine Italian cheese and flour with Pacific Northwest meats and produce, some of which comes from his parents' farm, The best of both worlds, according to Garret.
  • 2019 Bachelor Casting Call is coming to the PNW

    ...- Seattle Refined
    Are you ready to find LOVE on one of the MOST DRAMATIC shows in history? Are you here for the right reasons? Are roses your favorite flower? If any of these answers are YES, or you know what we're talking about in general.... then you are a perfect contestant to try out for ABC's 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette'!
  • Weekend box office: 'Avengers: Endgame' surges past $2 billion worldwide

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office: May 3-5, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — “Avengers: Endgame” will finish its second weekend with a three-day total of $145 million. Sure, that’s a 59% drop, but those numbers are misleading because of how many people were seeing the film throughout the week. The domestic total is $619 million. The worldwide total passed the $2 billion threshold on Saturday. It currently sits at $2. 18 billion worldwide. “Endgame” has a solid chance of surpassing “Avatar’s” $2.
  • PNW Concert Guide: May 2019

    ...- Gena Wynkoop
    If you are a music fiend like me, you pour over ticketing websites at the beginning of the month to see who is bringing their tour to our city. Without further adieu, I bring you our monthly concert guide so you won't miss your favorite artist when they come into town. Obviously I had to shorten and consolidate this list for the sake of saving time (although I could spend my whole work day just plotting out which concerts to go to) so please let me know what I have missed!
  • Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca, has passed away

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Peter Mayhew has died at the age of 74, according to his family. In a statement released on Twitter, the family said "the family of Peter Mayhew, with deep love and sadness, regrets to share the news that Peter has passed away. He left us the evening of April 30, 2019 with his family by his side in his North Texas home. " Mayhew played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy, episode 3 of the prequels, and the new trilogy, according to a statement from his family.
  • Oddly perfect: Theron and Rogen mix politics and romance in funny 'Long Shot'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    "Long Shot" 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Jonathan Levine. Writers: Dan Sterling, Liz Hannah. Starring: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael. Genre: Comedy, Romance. Rated: R for strong sexual content, language throughout and some drug use. Charlotte Fields (CHARLIZE THERON) and Fred Flarsky (SETH ROGEN) in LONG SHOT. (Photo: Lionsgate) SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Charlotte Field is poised to make a run for the U. S. Presidency.
  • The Jonas Brothers bring first headlining tour in a decade to Tacoma

    ...- Gena Wynkoop
    THE JONAS BROTHERS ARE COMING TO THE TACOMA DOME. *Aaaaand my inner pre-teen is going NUTS. * On Saturday, October 12, 2019 the Jo-Bro's are touching down in Tacoma to bring their first North American headline tour in nearly a decade. Tickets for the Happiness Begins Tour, with special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw, go on sale Tuesday, May 7th at 10 a. m. Get ready, ladies. Get ready. Follow this link for ticket information!
  • Sonic the Hedgehog trailer is released, social media reacts to the character's teeth

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU, Sinclar Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- A new live-action movie based on SEGA video game character Sonic the Hedgehog is coming out in November. The first trailer for the motion picture was released today and it has many people reacting on social media. Sonic the Hedgehog's teeth are specifically getting a lot of users riled up. Some viewers of the trailer believe Sonic's teeth look too human. Jim Carrey is also prominently featured in the trailer. The comedian will play Dr.
  • Kick off Live Nation's National Concert Week with STAR 101.5 on April 30th!

    ...- STAR Staff
    National Concert Week is ALMOST here and STAR 101. 5 is kicking it off early! From May 1 - May 7, Live Nation is offering $20 all-in tickets to thousands of concerts to celebrate the summer concert season! Before those tickets go on sale, our listeners have the chance to WIN tickets early! STAR 101. 5 is giving away a pair of tickets at the bottom of EVERY hour on Tuesday, April 30. Listen every hour from 6:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m.
  • Report: "The Office" could be removed from Netflix

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- "The Office," a comedy show that featured prominent actors likeRainn Wilson and Steve Carell, could be leaving Netflix, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The show is owned by NBCUniversal, which has a deal with Netflix allowing viewers to binge watch the entire series until 2021.
  • Weekend Planner

    ...- STAR 101.5
    STAR 101. 5 WEEKEND PLANNER - May 24-27. NORTHWEST FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL. FRI-MONWith over 5,000 performers on 20+ stages, 200 vendors, 500 volunteers, and upwards of 250,000 attendees, this remains one of the largest access-for-all festivals in the nation at Seattle Center. MEMORIAL DAY AT MUSEUM OF FLIGHT. MON A musical performance by the Boeing Employee Concert Band, followed by a special ceremony commemorating fallen US Service Members. Keynote Speaker Lt Dave Cable, U. S.
  • Vacation Mode: It's Disneyland Time!

    ...- Seattle Refined
    Calling all Disney fans! We are in vacation mode, and Refined wants to send you to The Happiest Place on Earth. Who doesn't love a free trip right? We recently headed to Cali with a bunch of lucky families who got a Disney experience unlike any other. Bright and early at SeaTac's Concourse C and Alaska Airlines, seven winning families hit the adventure spin cycle, kicking off their unforgettable Disneyland in style.
  • STAR 101.5's Kent Phillips is One Nice DJ, but One Angry Man

    ...- Malia Karlinsky
    It's afternoon drive time on STAR 101. 5. Kent Phillips is the man behind the mic. His friendly voice conveys kindness, warmth and fun. He's been spinning the hits at STAR and making people smile for 32 years. Music may have changed over the past 30+ years, but one thing has stayed the same: everybody likes Phillips. That's why this version of Phillips in character - is totally out of character! He's leading a double life - DJ by day, actor by night.
  • The 'Prince From Minneapolis' exhibition [purple] reigns at MoPOP

    ...- Malia Karlinsky
    Fans first became captivated with Prince after watching his 1984 film "Purple Rain". The enigmatic entertainer blended musical styles, broke down gender stereotypes and had a flamboyant sense of fashion. And now you can get up close and personal with pieces from The Purple One's life. "This exhibition is called Prince from Minneapolis," said Brooks Peck, senior curator at The Museum of Pop Culture at the Seattle Center.
  • This contestant on 'Jeopardy!' just broke the record single day cash winnings

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) --James Holzhauer is causing a stir among "Jeopardy" fans after breaking the record for single day cash winnings on the show with $110,914. The last time this record was broken, the amount totaled to $77,000, Decider reports. Holzhauer, who also happens to be a professional sports gambler, wagered $38,000 during a Final Jeopardy question about physics. TVLine reports the earnings number is especially significant because his daughter was born on November 9th, 2014 (11/09/14).
  • PHOTOS: James Bay plays intimate STAR Stage at Snoqualmie Casino

    ...- STAR Staff
    Snoqualmie Pass, Wash. -- On Wednesday, April 3rd, STAR 101. 5 FM hosted a lucky batch of listeners for a private STAR Stage with the charming James Bay! James Bay answered questions from the audience before playing an acoustic set of three songs, including his hits 'Let It Go' and 'Wild Love'. He also performed his new single with Julia Michaels, 'Peer Pressure'.
  • AMC plans female-led third 'Walking Dead' series for 2020

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    It looks like the dead will be doing a bit more walking next year. AMC announced Monday it will launch a third scripted series set in the zombie-filled world of “The Walking Dead. " According to Entertainment Weekly, the show will feature two female protagonists and “focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. ” The currently untitled spinoff is set to film 10 episodes this summer to premiere on the cable network sometime in 2020.
  • Nipsey Hussle's girlfriend Lauren London speaks out for the first time since his death

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Actress Lauren London has broken her silence about rapper and businessman Nipsey Hussle's death. London and the musician dated for five years until Sunday's tragic events. The couple, who were recently featured in GQ Magazine and described as "California Love," shared one son together. In an Instagram post, London wrote: I am completely lost. I’ve lost my best friend. My sanctuary. My protector. My soul.... I’m lost without you. We are lost without you babe. I have no words.
  • PHOTOS: Couples set sail to renew wedding vows live on STAR 101.5 in Victoria, B.C.!

    ...- STAR Staff
    Oak Bay, Victoria B. C. -- Can you hear the wedding bells? Those are the bells of five lucky couples who joined STAR 101. 5 FM for the adventure of a lifetime to Victoria B. C. to renew their wedding vows! In a contest conducted by STAR 101. 5 FM, winning couples were invited to renew their wedding vows LIVE on the Kent in the Afternoon Show and spent the weekend in Oak Bay, Victoria B. C. celebrating!
  • Multiple people injured at rapper Nipsey Hussle's memorial in Los Angeles

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- One night after rapper and businessman Nipsey Hussle passed away, chaos erupted at his memorial where six people suffered minor injuries,CBS Los Angeles reports. Hundreds of people were gathered outside the rapper's clothing store where the 33-year-old musician was killed on Sunday afternoon. The memorial remained peaceful throughout the day since news of the rapper's death was revealed up until Monday night's incident.
  • You have a chance to buy the home from 'Full House' in San Francisco

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- The house featured in the hit television series "Full House" is available for purchase today in San Francisco. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the home's owner, Jeff Franklin, will list it by the end of April. It is unknown yet how much the home costs. Franklin also happens to be the executive producer and creator of "Full House" as well as the recent Netflix spinoff "Fuller House.
  • VIDEO: Fountains at Bellagio casino premiere special 'Game of Thrones' show

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — As the world prepares to reenter the realm of the HBO series "Game of Thrones" for its final season, the Las Vegas Strip is getting a dose of the international phenomenon. The Fountains of Bellagio premiered its very own "Game of Thrones"-themed show Sunday, March 31, at 8:00 p. m. The show will run nightly at 8:00 p. m. and 9:30 p. m. until Saturday, April 13. The final season begins Sunday, April 14, with the series finale scheduled for Sunday, May 19.
  • Baseball is back! Join STAR 101.5 to celebrate the opening of the new T-Mobile Park!

    ...- STAR Staff
    It's finally Seattle Mariners season!!! Join STAR 101. 5 and T-Mobile at Henry's Tavern in Seattle (1518 1st Ave S) on Monday, March 25th from 5:00pm-7:00pm! Curt from the Curt, Corine & Leonard Morning Show will be on-site spinning the best of STAR's hits! Stop by the STAR 101. 5 booth and play a game of bean bag toss to win fun prizes (while supplies last)! Enjoy music, food, and prizes – as well as awesome 5G tech experiences designed for die-hard baseball fans like YOU.
  • New 'Avengers' posters clarify who survived 'Infinity War,' and Shuri fans are not happy

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    One month before the film’s release, Marvel Studios stepped up promotion for “Avengers: Endgame” Tuesday with new posters and a featurette highlighting all the characters who disappeared at the end of last year’s “Infinity War”—including one apparent off-screen death that has angered some Twitter users. “Avengers: Infinity War” ended with villain Thanos snapping his fingers and wiping out half the universe and most of the heroes who have been introduced since 2012’s original “Avengers” film.
  • New Name, New Food: T-Mobile Park debuts fresh menu for upcoming Mariners season

    ...- Brandon Burnstead & Sunita Martini
    It's a lineup loaded with heavy hitters. The Mariners are celebrating the debut of T-Mobile Park with some serious local flavor. "One of the things that's great about Seattle is we've got really highly educated diners. They know what good quality is, so that makes our job a lot easier," said celebrated chef and restaurateur Ethan Stowell. "We try to keep things simple but use really high quality ingredients and go from there. "
  • Review: 'Five Feet Apart' plays like a medical retelling of 'Romeo and Juliet'

    ...- Candice McMillan
    Sick girl meets sick boy. Their disease keeps their love from blossoming into something more intimate, shall we say
  • Presented by Car Toys: Our STAR Stage with Lukas Graham!

    ...- STAR Staff
    SEATTLE, Wash. -- On Thursday, March 14th, 2019 STAR 101. 5 FM hosted a lucky batch of listeners for a private STAR Stage with the incredibly talented, Lukas Graham! Lukas answered questions from the audience and serenaded us with an acoustic performance of four songs, including his hits '7 Years' and 'Love Someone'. He also performed 'Stick Around' and 'You're Not the Only One (Redemption Song)' from his latest album, 3 (The Purple Album) - out everywhere now!
  • 6 of Seattle's Best Irish Restaurants

    ...- Jeffrey Totey
    Are you the kind of person who looks for green beer and Lucky Charms on St. Patrick's Day? This article isn't for you. This if for those lads and lasses who want to take advantage of the holiday for a true, hearty Irish meal. The Blarney Stone.
  • Chatting with singer/songwriter Rob Thomas on making music and a difference

    ...- Malia Karlinsky
    His poetic lyrics mingle with the melody, and seem to seep into your soul. Rob Thomas made his mark on the music scene more than 20 yers ago as the lead singer for Matchbox Twenty. Their songs, like 'Bent", "Unwell" and "If You're Gone" were the soundtrack for our lives. The Grammy-winner is true rock and roll royalty. But he's incredibly relatable too. The artist was in Seattle performing his newest solo hit on the STAR 101. 5 Stage earlier this month.
  • A Parent's Guide to Emerald City Comic Con

    ...- William Harris, Comicsblend.com
    Emerald City Comic Con 2019 is almost here - a time when Seattle becomes the epicenter of a geek universe with movie and television stars in orbit, superstar comic book creators and a constellation of cosplayers. A mom came to me recently asking advice for her daughter Ryley who will be attending her very first con, and the idea of this post came alive. But this guide will also help newbies and veterans make the most of their experience. First up – how do I get in?
  • The Ultimate PNW St. Paddy's Day Event Guide

    ...- BreAnna Girdy
    Every year St. Patrick's Day rolls around, giving us a reason to celebrate while sporting our greenest outfits. Seattle Refined decided to save everyone the trouble, and so we've pulled together an extensive list of what you can do for St. Patty's Day this year. St. Patrick's Day Parade, Irish Festival 2019 The Irish Heritage Club has an itinerary for those who want to celebrate Irish heritage with the community.
  • Tori Kelly is bringing 'The Acoustic Sessions Tour' to Seattle's Paramount Theatre

    ...- STAR Staff
    GRAMMY nominee Tori Kelly is bringing The Acoustic Sessions Tour to The Paramount Theatre on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The stripped-down acoustic excursion follows Tori’s fall 2018 Hiding Place tour, which included sold-out shows in such cities as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, DC, Atlanta and Dallas. Tori was recently won two GRAMMY Awards for Best Gospel Performance/Song for “Never Alone” and Best Gospel Album for Hiding Place.
  • Presented by Car Toys: Our STAR Stage with Rob Thomas!

    ...- STAR Staff
    SEATTLE, Wash. -- On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 STAR 101. 5 FM hosted a lucky batch of listeners for a private STAR Stage with the legendary, Rob Thomas! Rob answered questions from the audience and serenaded us with an acoustic performance of four songs, including his hits 'Disease', '3AM', and 'Little Wonders'. He ended his set with his hit new single "One Less Day" from his upcoming new album, Chip Tooth Smile - out everywhere on April 26th! WATCH: ROB THOMAS PLAYS THE STAR 101.

  • ...- Seattle Refined
    Washington potatoes: bake 'em, mash 'em, roast 'em, grill 'em! They're an excellent source of vitamin C, only 110 calories per serving, and gluten-free. Come see what the Washington State Potato Commission is cooking up at the So Northwest Woman's Show March 9- 10. Stop by the demo stage and booths to spin the prize wheel and meet the chefs. Your Washington State Potato Commission is proud to bring you the following chef demonstrations! Saturday: 10:30 a. m. and 12:30 p. m.
  • Tom Petty, Steven Tyler, Dolly Parton - Local Photographer has Met them All

    ...- Jenna Luthman
    Photographer Darrell Westmoreland of Aberdeen is a pretty humble guy. He won't brag about his amazing career, but his daughters will. "It was like having a famous dad," said Corrie - and sister Darnell agreed. "I don't think we really realized the magnitude of it until a little later. "For nearly 50 years, their dad has photographed some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry - like Tom Petty, Steven Tyler and Dolly Parton - and gotten to personally hang out with them!
  • We found what could possibly be the best cinnamon roll in Washington

    ...- Gretchen Bossio
    If “cinnamon roll” is listed on the menu, you better believe I’m ordering one. Is it because I’m a connoisseur of cinnamon rolls? Maybe. Or, perhaps I just have a sweet tooth that can’t resist the description of a homemade, doughy roll complete with a gooey center.
  • Fun Facts & Firsts: What's on the line this Oscar Sunday?

    ...- Betsy Cass
    With the Academy Awards less than a week away, time is running out to catch the top films before the big night. It’s a diverse bunch that could make Oscar history. Here’s a look at some facts and firsts for the Best Picture nominees: If Rami Malek wins Best Actor, he'd be the first of Middle Eastern descent to win the prize. He's also be the first man to have won both the Best Actor Oscar, and Best Actor in a Drama series Emmy.
  • Mixed message: 'Alita: Battle Angel' is thrilling at times, underwhelming at others

    ...- Ryan Painter
    “Alita: Battle Angel” 3 out of 5 Stars. Director:Robert Rodriguez. Writers: James Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis, Robert Rodriguez, Yukito Kishiro (graphic novel series) Starring:Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly. Genre: Action, Sci-Fi. Rated: PG-13 for sci-fi violence, language. Rosa Salazar stars as Alita in Twentieth Century Fox’s ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL. (Photo: Twentieth Century Fox) SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Cybermedic Dr.
  • Rock of Ages hits a High Note

    ...- Seattle Refined Staff
    If you're a fan of 80's songs and feel good story lines, Rock of Ages just might be music to your ears! "Rock of Ages is a really fun 80's jukebox musical," said Diana Huey who stars as Sherrie. This rockin' romp that takes the audience on a journey through some of the biggest hits of that decade. Galen Disston is Drew. "In the story there's a legendary music venue called The Bourbon. And it's at risk you know of being redeveloped. "
  • Both sides, now: 'Isn't It Romantic' is an anti rom-com for rom-com fans

    ...- Ryan Painter
    "Isn’t It Romantic" 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson. Writers: Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox, Katie Silberman. Starring: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine. Genre: Comedy, Romance. Rated: PG-13 for language, some sexual material, and a brief drug reference. (L-R) LIAM HEMSWORTH as Blake and REBEL WILSON as Natalie in New Line Cinema's comedy "ISN'T IT ROMANTIC," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
  • It's time to 'Let it Go' again! Disney releases teaser trailer for Frozen II

    ...- Zachary Rogers, WKRC
    CINCINNATI (WKRC) - After six years (yes, six), Disney's "Frozen" is back! Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the first teaser trailer for their hit animated movie's sequel: Frozen II. The original Frozen was a box-office smash hit and also won an Oscar in 2013. No one could escape the movie's soundtrack, especially its song titled "Let it Go! "
  • Adam Sandler shoots hoops with the Utah Jazz

    ...- MCKENZIE STAUFFER, KUTV
    The Utah Jazz may have found its next star player. Actor and comedian Adam Sandler stopped by the team's practice facility to shoot hoops on Monday. He also took pictures with the team. But the real question is, can Sandler ball? Donovan Mitchell filmed the actor sinking a shot. Sandler was in Utah for his 100% Fresher tour hosted at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. The comedian promised surprise guests, new stand up material and new songs , a press release stated.
  • Weekend box office: 'Glass' tops quiet Super Bowl weekend

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office: February 1-3, 2019. (KUTV) In the vacuum of Super Bowl weekend, February kicked off with an unexpectedly slow weekend that saw only one major release, Sony’s “Miss Bala” and the expansion of Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old. ” This allowed “Glass” to retain the top spot at the domestic box office for the third weekend in a row. The third film in M.
  • Sundance Film Festival award winners

    ...- Ryan Painter
    (KUTV) The Sundance Film Festival announced their award winners Saturday night at a ceremony emceed by Marianna Palka ("GLOW"). This year's festival hosted121 feature-length and 73 short films culled from from 14,259 submissions. As with most years, I only saw four of the 23 award-winning films, but the upside to that is that I now have 19 films to look forward to in 2019. You can watch the entire ceremony here: 2019 Sundance Film Festival Feature Award Winners.
  • 'The Princess Diaries 3' is happening, says Anne Hathaway

    ...- ADAM FORGIE | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Fans of The Princess Diaries movies are rejoicing after actress Anne Hathaway confirmed that a third movie in the franchise is happening. Hathaway, who plays Mia Thermopolis, Princess of Genovia, confirmed the tidbit while talking with Andy Cohen on "Watch What Happens Live. ""The Princess Diaries 3" is the unofficial title, and the film does not yet have a release date.
  • Ted Bundy back in the spotlight on 30th anniversary of his execution

    ...- RaeAnn Christensen
    He likely put fear into every woman living in Utah in the 70s. To this day, some say many of his crimes are still unsolved and the bodies of some women he murdered have not been found. Now, Ted Bundy is back in the spotlight on the 30th anniversary of his execution. Ted Bundy is back in the spotlight on the 30th anniversary of his execution. (Photo: KUTV) A movie, “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” premiers at Sundance starring Zac Efron.
  • Weezer releases surprise cover album

    ...- Chris White
    After Weezer's cover of the 1981 hit "Africa" by Toto took over pop radio, the band released a whole album of covers. "Weezer (Teal Album)" was dropped overnight Thursday with covers of "Sweet Dreams," "Paranoid," "No Scrubs," "Stand By Me," and many more. The songs can be played on popular streaming services including Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube Music. Many of the songs are also available for free ontheir YouTube page.
  • 'Unsolved Mysteries' is getting a reboot on Netflix that will 'haunt a new generation'

    ...- KAYLIN JORGE, WZTV
    The popular show "Unsolved Mysteries" is getting a reboot on Netflix in hopes viewers can once again help investigators close some long-opened cases. Netflix made the announcement saying the show will "haunt a new generation" on Friday. The original creators have teamed up with producers of the smash hit "Stranger Things. "The new reboot boasts a modern take on the Unsolved Mysteries series, which first aired in the 1980s.
  • Boy asks Jennifer Garner to be his date in McGala promotional video

    ...- ANNA TAYLOR, WCHS/WVAH Staff
    CHARLESTON, W. Va. (WCHS/WVAH) - One of Jennifer Garner’s biggest fans has been looking for her across Charleston to ask a simple question – will you be my date? A video filmed by Charleston-based video production company Filmanatix spotlights the boy’s search as a promotion for the upcoming McGala. The gala is an annual fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern West Virginia. The event takes place 6 p. m. March 2 at the Clay Center.
  • National treasure Betty White celebrates 97th birthday

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Twitter users who saw Betty White’s name trending Thursday morning were relieved to learn the actress and comedian is not only still alive but celebrating her 97th birthday. Birthday wishes for the “Golden Girls” star poured in as fans recalled some of her most memorable moments from her decades as a pop culture icon. A friend told Closer Weekly recently that White planned a lowkey party to mark the occasion with “buffet food, a professional piano player, and just a lovely vibe. ”
  • Train wreck: Shyamalan's 'Glass' is a monologuing bore

    ...- Ryan Painter
    “Glass” 2 out of 5 Stars. Director: M. Night Shyamalan. Writer: M. Night Shyamalan. Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, James McAvoy, Sarah Paulson. Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi. Rated: PG-13 for violence including some bloody images, thematic elements, and language. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: When four cheerleaders are kidnapped, the clues lead David Dunn to Kevin Wendell Crumb. Review: The final film in the Eastrail 177 Trilogy brings together Mr. Glass (Samuel L.
  • 'To Catch a Predator' host Chris Hansen arrested for larceny

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Host of the once popular TV show "To Catch a Predator" Chris Hansen was arrested for larceny, according to TMZ. The report states that Hansen was arrested in Stamford, Connecticut after two checks bounced to a local mom-and-pop shop for nearly $13,000. According to TMZ, he bought 355 mugs, 650 vinyl decals and 288 t-shirts in 2017 for marketing events. Hansen did offer to pay the vendor in four payments but the owner declined.
  • New Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer swings onto social media

    ...- Kyle Proctor
    ALBANY, Ga. (WFXL) - Spider-Man is always one to make an entrance and the new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home does not disappoint. The trailer dropped Tuesday morning thanks to Spidey actor Tom Holland's Instagramand made it's way onto other platforms shortly thereafter. The trailer revealed Peter getting prepared for his trip and then making it over the Atlantic Ocean. However, he seemingly landed in a bit of trouble after meeting with Nick Fury.
  • 24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards preview

    ...- Ryan Painter
    The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) is an eclectic mix of film critics from across North America. We're a diverse melting pot of tastes brought together by a love of cinema. We're not all beguiled by the same films; we're known to disagree with each other. Tonight, Sunday, January 13, the CW will televise the BFCA's Critics' Choice Awards. I've cast my votes, all I can do is brace myself for the inevitable surprises and disappointments.
  • Weekend box office: 'The Upside' Hart-Cranston tag team upsets 'Aquaman'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend box office January 11 - 13, 2019Early expectations for “The Upside,” a remake of the popular French film “The Intouchables” that was shelved for nearly a year in the wake of The Weinstein Company’s financial issues before being bought by STX Entertainment, had the film opening to a modest $11 million. Those predictions proved to be completely off the mark as the Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston comedy will finish the weekend with $19. 5 million.
  • The Rock claims "Generation Snowflake" comment was fabricated

    ...- MARIANA BARILLAS, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    UPDATE: In an Instagram video Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson denies the interview in which he quoted as saying "generation snowflake or, whatever you want to call them, are actually putting us backward" ever took place. He said, "Never said those words. 100% false. If I ever had an issue with someone, a group, community or a generation — I’d seek them out, create dialogue and do my best to understand them. "
  • 'Baby Shark' becomes Billboard Top 40 Hit

    ...- AHMED SHARMA, WOAI/KABB
    SAN ANTONIO (WOAI/KABB) - Doo doo doo doo doo you like the children’s song "Baby Shark? " Because you are not alone. Billboard ranked the children's song at No. 32 in its Top 100 hits. Additionally, the song has become a popular meme and many people are taking part in the “Baby Shark Challenge. ”
  • Report: Kim and Kanye are expecting a fourth child

    ...- Amber Randall
    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are reportedly expecting a fourth child! US Weekly reports that their fourth child should be here in May via a surrogate, according to a source. The superstar couple are currently parents to 5-year-old North, 3-year-old Saint and 11-month-old Chicago. Chicago was born via surrogate after doctors told Kardashian that another natural pregnancy could prove life-threatening.
  • First look at Will Smith as the Genie in 'Aladdin' raises more questions than it answers

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Entertainment Weekly has unveiled a first look at Will Smith in costume as the Genie in Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” movie, and not everyone is thrilled with it. Smith stars in director Guy Ritchie’s update of the animated classic, alongside Mena Massoud as Aladdin and Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine. Smith, himself a former member of Bel-Air royalty, said he is bringing a “hip-hop flavor” to the character originally voiced by Robin Williams.
  • All you really want for Christmas is this new Lil Jon/Kool-Aid Man duet

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Some things you just need to see for yourself: In the grand tradition of New Kids on the Block’s “Funky, Funky Christmas” and Ludacris’ “Ludacrismas,” Lil Jon has released a new Christmas rap track with a very special guest: Kool-Aid Man. “All I Really Want for Christmas” dropped Monday, filled with infectious beats, festive rhymes, and pitchers of red fruit-flavored beverages. “I’ve been wanting to do a Christmas song for forever,” Lil Jon told Rolling Stone.
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