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  • Dolly Parton donates $1 million to Vanderbilt to help find cure for COVID-19

    ...- KAYLIN JORGE, WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) – Country legend Dolly Parton is again showing off her generous spirit and making a huge donation in the fight against the coronavuris pandemic. Dolly is donating $1 million to Vanderbilt to help in the research to hopefully find a cure for COVID-19. Dolly posted on social media on Wednesday that her longtime friend and Vanderbilt researcher Dr. Naji Abumrad said they are making strides towards research for a cure.
  • Sinclair Cares: 'Your Neighbor Needs You'

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    To donate to the Salvation Army, Sinclair Cares "Your Neighbor Needs You" relief fund, CLICK HERE. WASHINGTON (SBG) – During the last few months, Americans have witnessed the spread and increased cases of the coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, tally more than 800,000 people around the world have contracted COVID-19. The United States now has the highest number of cases; at least 4,500 people have died.
  • 'Reading Rainbow' star LeVar Burton wants to livestream reading books amid virus pandemic

    ...- Kaylin Jorge
    Folks are thinking up creative ways to stay in touch and support each other amid the coronavirus pandemic as families bunker down at home. Now, LeVar Burton, the star of the kids hit "Reading Rainbow" wants to livestream reading books. He's hoping children can take a look in a book and ease from coronavirus blues. Burton posted the idea on Twitter and even got permission from an author,Neil Gaiman. Others offered their help, includingMary Robinette Kowal and HarperCollins publishers.
  • Joe Diffie dead at 61 from complications of COVID-19

    ...- JASON HALL, CAITLYN SHELTON | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Country music legend Joe Diffie has died at the age of 61 from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19). Adkins Publicity announced Diffie's passing in a press release on Sunday. His family respects privacy at this time. The CMA and GRAMMY-winner announced his diagnosis on Friday. "I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment," Diffie said while announcing his diagnosis. "My family and I are asking for privacy at this time.
  • Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson return safely to US following coronavirus diagnosis

    ...- ERIN VOGEL-FOX, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have announced they are home in the United States following a coronavirus diagnosis and quarantine in Australia. Hanks issued the tweet Saturday afternoon, saying they are "sheltering in place" and "social distancing" like many other Americans. The actor also thanked the medical staff that provided treatment to both he and his wife. "Their care and guidance made it possible for our return to the USA," tweeted Hanks.
  • Animal sanctuary owner 'disappointed' in Netflix series cameo 'Tiger King'

    ...- Zuri Anderson
    Dr. Bhagavan Antle said he and his staff are "very disappointed" with how their facility was represented in the Netflix series "Tiger King" in an Instagram post. The post was later removed from the social media site. “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” is a seven-episode true crime documentary series about the world of big cat owners. It is available for streaming on Netflix. His full statement is below:We are very disappointed that our facility was mentioned in the new Netflix series.
  • Hunting for stuffed animals becoming a popular activity among families during coronavirus

    ...- KALLIE CART
    CHARLESTON, W. Va. (WCHS/WVAH) – The idea is a simple one, but it’s bringing communities together while staying safely apart. If you drive down Cabin Creek Road, it’s impossible not to notice all the bears just hanging out. “I really just wanted to find something to do for families that didn’t involve a lot of contact from the outside world,” MaryAnn Taylor said. It’s part of a bear hunt, based off the popular children’s book by Michael Rosen called "We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. "
  • Oklahoma Museums engage in #MuseumsFromHome virtual movement

    ...- Destiny Washington
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) – Oklahoma museums are contributing to #MuseumsFromHome activities in creative ways to increase online engagement during COVID-19 government mandated closings. “We are proud of our museums’ creativity, resourcefulness and camaraderie as we work together to entertain, educate and engage audiences virtually,” said Brenda Granger, Oklahoma Museums Association executive director.
  • Record-setting astronaut Christina Koch to read children's books on Instagram

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Looking for more ways to entertain the kids while you're both stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Starting weekdays at 4 p. m. ET, astronaut Christina Koch will read a children's book on Instagram live so everyone can enjoy NASA at home. RELATED |Kristen Bell hosts Nickelodeon pandemic special for kids, familiesYou can follow Koch on Instagram here. She recently returned from 328 days in space aboard the ISS, the longest single spaceflight completed by a woman.
  • Elementary teacher brings entertainment to kids at home through easy drawing lessons

    ...- WSBT 22
    MENTONE, Ind. (WSBT) – A Mentone Elementary Teacher is trying to bring free, fun and interactive entertainment to children who need something to do during this coronavirus quarantine. Karla Hayden also has a side business called Happy Paint Brush with Karla Hayden. She does mobile painting parties. Now, she is bringing her love of art and families together with her Simple Sketch, step by step lessons. We spoke with her over Facetime. Watch the video above for more information!
  • Sir Patrick Stewart reads sonnets to help you through your social distancing

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Sir Patrick Stewart is working overtime to keep fans entertained while they are secluded in their homes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In addition to promoting his CBS All Access series “Picard,” in which he reprises his beloved “Star Trek: The Next Generation” character, Stewart has begun posting daily readings of William Shakespeare’s sonnets on social media.
  • New interactive 'Baby Shark' song encourages kids to wash their hands

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Struggling with how to teach your children the right cleaning procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic? Look no further, parents. The catchy "Baby Shark Hand Wash Challenge" has the familiar "doo doo doo doo doo doo" your kids know and love, but with an added encouragement of cleanliness! Children can sing and dance along to the song that reminds them to wash and dry their hands, cough into their elbows and stay as healthy as possible.
  • Eric's Heroes: Chasing the devil amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Kirkland

    ...- Eric Johnson | KOMO News
    KIRKLAND, Wash. -- For weeks, the eyes of the entire nation have been focused on Life Care Center of Kirkland. People started dying there in the last days of February before anyone even knew that COVID-19 had landed there like a bomb, in Kirkland of all places. The facility was placed in lock down. The halls were emptied. Workers became sick. And scared. And people were dying. Lots of people: 37 to date and over 130 deaths have been logged around Washington state so far.
  • Country singer Maren Morris welcomes baby boy

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Searching for more pieces of happy news in the midst of the coronavirus? We've got just the thing. Grammy award-winning country artist Maren Morris and husband Ryan Hurd welcomed a baby boy to the world on Monday! "Hayes Andrew Hurd. 3/23/20. Love of our lives," she wrote on Instagram, sharing a photo of the newborn still with his hospital bracelet on. Morris released her second album "GIRL" last year and has since announced tour dates for later this year.
  • Bob Saget says he's become Danny Tanner from 'Full House' after sanitizing entire house

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – "Full House" fans, this one's for you. As the CDC and other health officials recommend social distancing and washing your hands frequently to prevent the spread of the coronavirus,Bob Saget took to social media to hilariously document how his cleaning is going: "Oh. My. God. I spend my day cleaning and vacuuming and sanitizing everything in the house.
  • Dolly Parton donates $1 million to Vanderbilt to help find cure for COVID-19

    ...- KAYLIN JORGE, WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) – Country legend Dolly Parton is again showing off her generous spirit and making a huge donation in the fight against the coronavuris pandemic. Dolly is donating $1 million to Vanderbilt to help in the research to hopefully find a cure for COVID-19. Dolly posted on social media on Wednesday that her longtime friend and Vanderbilt researcher Dr. Naji Abumrad said they are making strides towards research for a cure.
  • Sinclair Cares: 'Your Neighbor Needs You'

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    To donate to the Salvation Army, Sinclair Cares "Your Neighbor Needs You" relief fund, CLICK HERE. WASHINGTON (SBG) – During the last few months, Americans have witnessed the spread and increased cases of the coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, tally more than 800,000 people around the world have contracted COVID-19. The United States now has the highest number of cases; at least 4,500 people have died.
  • 'Reading Rainbow' star LeVar Burton wants to livestream reading books amid virus pandemic

    ...- Kaylin Jorge
    Folks are thinking up creative ways to stay in touch and support each other amid the coronavirus pandemic as families bunker down at home. Now, LeVar Burton, the star of the kids hit "Reading Rainbow" wants to livestream reading books. He's hoping children can take a look in a book and ease from coronavirus blues. Burton posted the idea on Twitter and even got permission from an author,Neil Gaiman. Others offered their help, includingMary Robinette Kowal and HarperCollins publishers.
  • Joe Diffie dead at 61 from complications of COVID-19

    ...- JASON HALL, CAITLYN SHELTON | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Country music legend Joe Diffie has died at the age of 61 from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19). Adkins Publicity announced Diffie's passing in a press release on Sunday. His family respects privacy at this time. The CMA and GRAMMY-winner announced his diagnosis on Friday. "I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment," Diffie said while announcing his diagnosis. "My family and I are asking for privacy at this time.
  • Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson return safely to US following coronavirus diagnosis

    ...- ERIN VOGEL-FOX, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have announced they are home in the United States following a coronavirus diagnosis and quarantine in Australia. Hanks issued the tweet Saturday afternoon, saying they are "sheltering in place" and "social distancing" like many other Americans. The actor also thanked the medical staff that provided treatment to both he and his wife. "Their care and guidance made it possible for our return to the USA," tweeted Hanks.
  • Animal sanctuary owner 'disappointed' in Netflix series cameo 'Tiger King'

    ...- Zuri Anderson
    Dr. Bhagavan Antle said he and his staff are "very disappointed" with how their facility was represented in the Netflix series "Tiger King" in an Instagram post. The post was later removed from the social media site. “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” is a seven-episode true crime documentary series about the world of big cat owners. It is available for streaming on Netflix. His full statement is below:We are very disappointed that our facility was mentioned in the new Netflix series.
  • Hunting for stuffed animals becoming a popular activity among families during coronavirus

    ...- KALLIE CART
    CHARLESTON, W. Va. (WCHS/WVAH) – The idea is a simple one, but it’s bringing communities together while staying safely apart. If you drive down Cabin Creek Road, it’s impossible not to notice all the bears just hanging out. “I really just wanted to find something to do for families that didn’t involve a lot of contact from the outside world,” MaryAnn Taylor said. It’s part of a bear hunt, based off the popular children’s book by Michael Rosen called "We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. "
  • Oklahoma Museums engage in #MuseumsFromHome virtual movement

    ...- Destiny Washington
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) – Oklahoma museums are contributing to #MuseumsFromHome activities in creative ways to increase online engagement during COVID-19 government mandated closings. “We are proud of our museums’ creativity, resourcefulness and camaraderie as we work together to entertain, educate and engage audiences virtually,” said Brenda Granger, Oklahoma Museums Association executive director.
  • Record-setting astronaut Christina Koch to read children's books on Instagram

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Looking for more ways to entertain the kids while you're both stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Starting weekdays at 4 p. m. ET, astronaut Christina Koch will read a children's book on Instagram live so everyone can enjoy NASA at home. RELATED |Kristen Bell hosts Nickelodeon pandemic special for kids, familiesYou can follow Koch on Instagram here. She recently returned from 328 days in space aboard the ISS, the longest single spaceflight completed by a woman.
  • Elementary teacher brings entertainment to kids at home through easy drawing lessons

    ...- WSBT 22
    MENTONE, Ind. (WSBT) – A Mentone Elementary Teacher is trying to bring free, fun and interactive entertainment to children who need something to do during this coronavirus quarantine. Karla Hayden also has a side business called Happy Paint Brush with Karla Hayden. She does mobile painting parties. Now, she is bringing her love of art and families together with her Simple Sketch, step by step lessons. We spoke with her over Facetime. Watch the video above for more information!
  • Sir Patrick Stewart reads sonnets to help you through your social distancing

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Sir Patrick Stewart is working overtime to keep fans entertained while they are secluded in their homes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In addition to promoting his CBS All Access series “Picard,” in which he reprises his beloved “Star Trek: The Next Generation” character, Stewart has begun posting daily readings of William Shakespeare’s sonnets on social media.
  • New interactive 'Baby Shark' song encourages kids to wash their hands

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Struggling with how to teach your children the right cleaning procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic? Look no further, parents. The catchy "Baby Shark Hand Wash Challenge" has the familiar "doo doo doo doo doo doo" your kids know and love, but with an added encouragement of cleanliness! Children can sing and dance along to the song that reminds them to wash and dry their hands, cough into their elbows and stay as healthy as possible.
  • Eric's Heroes: Chasing the devil amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Kirkland

    ...- Eric Johnson | KOMO News
    KIRKLAND, Wash. -- For weeks, the eyes of the entire nation have been focused on Life Care Center of Kirkland. People started dying there in the last days of February before anyone even knew that COVID-19 had landed there like a bomb, in Kirkland of all places. The facility was placed in lock down. The halls were emptied. Workers became sick. And scared. And people were dying. Lots of people: 37 to date and over 130 deaths have been logged around Washington state so far.
  • Country singer Maren Morris welcomes baby boy

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Searching for more pieces of happy news in the midst of the coronavirus? We've got just the thing. Grammy award-winning country artist Maren Morris and husband Ryan Hurd welcomed a baby boy to the world on Monday! "Hayes Andrew Hurd. 3/23/20. Love of our lives," she wrote on Instagram, sharing a photo of the newborn still with his hospital bracelet on. Morris released her second album "GIRL" last year and has since announced tour dates for later this year.
  • Bob Saget says he's become Danny Tanner from 'Full House' after sanitizing entire house

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – "Full House" fans, this one's for you. As the CDC and other health officials recommend social distancing and washing your hands frequently to prevent the spread of the coronavirus,Bob Saget took to social media to hilariously document how his cleaning is going: "Oh. My. God. I spend my day cleaning and vacuuming and sanitizing everything in the house.
  • NBA superstar Steph Curry to host coronavirus Q&A with Dr. Anthony Fauci

    ...- GREYDY DIAZ Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is using his celebrity for good by teaming up with Dr. Anthony Fauci for a live Instagram chat Thursday to talk about COVID-19. The two-time NBA champion announced on his Twitter and Instagram accounts. Curry encouraged viewers to submit questions using the hashtag #SCASKFAUCI. The format of the session will be question-and-answer and is scheduled to begin at 10 a. m. PT/ 1 p. m. ET. Dr.
  • Help support The Salvation Army's relief efforts amid the coronavirus outbreak

    ...- STAR Staff
    In uncertain times, you can be certain of this: The Salvation Army is serving those most in need with help and hope. Please consider joining KOMO News, STAR 101. 5 and 570 KVI in supporting The Salvation Army's local relief efforts in response to the coronavirus outbreak in our community. DONATE HERE. As COVID-19 impacts the Northwest, The Salvation Army is increasing efforts to provide basic needs to our most vulnerable neighbors.
  • Florida commissioner apologizes after statement made during meeting on coronavirus cures

    ...- Lizandra Portal
    OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (WPEC) - Okeechobee County Commissioner Bryant Culpepper is apologizing for comments made during a county commission meeting where he suggested coronavirus cures and prevention. During the meeting on Friday, the commissioner said he watched a news show on One America News, which he described as the "new Fox News," where a "certified doctor" was on the show providing suggestions about how to kill the coronavirus.
  • 7-month-old South Carolina baby tests positive for Coronavirus

    ...- SHAY SIMON | WACH Staff
    CAMDEN, S. C. (WACH) — A seven-month-old from Kershaw County tested positive for coronavirus. Emmett Doster's case was confirmed Tuesday at Urgent Care in Elgin. Courtney Doster, Emmett's mother, said the baby boy's grandmother tested positive for the virus Saturday. The Doster family is now under a legal contract with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to remain under quarantine until April 1, 2020.
  • 'Don't be a spreader': Mel Brooks and son featured in coronavirus PSA

    ...- STORYFUL
    Actor Mel Brooks, 93, and his son Max, 47, made a coronavirus public service announcement from Los Angeles, California, on March 16, to urge young, healthy people to limit contact with others so as not to spread COVID-19. The two were separated by a pane of glass — Max stood outside while Mel stood inside — to highlight the need for social distancing. “If I get the coronavirus I’ll probably be OK.
  • Idris Elba says he has coronavirus; urges 'no panic'

    ...- KATIE CAVINESS | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHIGNTON (SBG) -- Actor Idris Elba has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a video shared via his Twitter account. In the video rapidly going viral on social media, the 47-year-old English actor explained he tested positive for COVID-19 Monday morning. Elba said his wife, Sabrina, had not been tested for the virus by the time the video was shared. Elba, People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 2018, said he has shown no symptoms so far.
  • Tom Hanks and wife, Rita Wilson, test positive for coronavirus

    ...- KATIE CAVINESS | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) --Tom Hanks says he and his wife, actress-singerRita Wilson, have tested positive for coronavirus, in a statement shared via Twitter Wednesday night. According to Hanks' post, he and Wilson, both 63 years old, were in Australia when they "felt a bit tired," with cold hands and body aches. Hanks said they wanted to "play things right," so they were tested for coronavirus. The results came back positive.
  • 'Hocus Pocus 2' officially confirmed, director named

    ...- ZACHARY ROGERS | WKRC Staff
    CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- The Sanderson Sisters are officially coming back! Variety reports that Adam Shankman will be directing "Hocus Pocus 2" for Disney's streaming service, Disney+. Shankman also confirmed that he will be directing a sequel to Disney's "Enchanted" as well. It will be called "Disenchanted". The original "Hocus Pocus" is a cult classic film from 1993.
  • Lowe's pledging $10 million to help fund essential products for medical professionals

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Lowe's is stepping up to lend a hand during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company on Monday announced it is donating $25 million to support associates, customers and communities alike. This includes a $10 million donation for "essential protective products" for medical professionals on the frontlines of the fight against the coronavirus. In addition, Marvin Ellison, Lowe’s President and CEO, says all associates now have access to 14 days of emergency paid leave.
  • Usher helps bring instruments and music education to 20 schools in Tennessee county

    ...- Abby Kirk
    Hamilton County students will soon have a chance for unique opportunities in music - and it's all thanks to non-profits and one music superstar from Chattanooga. Watch Abby Kirk's report here. On Wednesday, Usher's Nancy Lackey Community Education Fund and national music education nonprofitLittle Kids Rockannounced a partnership to launch Little Kids Rock education programs in 20 new Hamilton County Schools.
  • In new documentary, Bill Clinton says Lewinsky affair took his mind off being president

    ...- Kyle Spinner
    (WPEC) — In the new Hulu documentary, "Hillary," Bill Clinton goes into detail about the affair he had with White House intern Monica Lewinski, according to Daily Mail. The 41st president said the affair helped him deal with the stress and pressure he was feeling while he was the commander-in-chief. “Everybody’s life has pressures and disappointments, terrors, fears of whatever,” he said in the documentary, which began streaming Friday.
  • Be Bold for Blood with STAR 101.5's Kent Phillips and Bloodworks NW

    ...- STAR Staff
    STAR 101. 5's Kent Phillips has been donating blood to Bloodworks Northwest for so long that he reached the '10 Gallon Club' for blood donors the summer of 2017 - and he's STILL finding the time to give! Kent and Bloodworks NW are asking you to give blood and provide second chances for those in our community who need them, especially during this time of emergency within our community.
  • Steven Spielberg's daughter arrested in Nashville for domestic incident

    ...- JASON HALL | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Mikaela Spielberg, the daughter of director Steven Spielberg, was arrested in relation to a domestic incident early Saturday morning. Spielberg was charged with domestic assault causing bodily injury, according to a Metro Nashville Police Department affidavit. Officers said Spielberg and her boyfriend returned from a bar and got into an argument just before 4:00 a. m.
  • STG Presents a night with Ilana Glazer at The Paramount Theatre on March 26th

    ...- STAR Staff
    STG Presents Ilana Glazer at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Ilana Glazer is the Series Creator, Executive Producer and star of Comedy Central’s critically-acclaimed hit show, “Broad City,” for which she received a Critics Choice Television Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. “Broad City” was also nominated by the Writers Guild of America for ‘Best Comedy Series. ’ The series just aired its fifth and final season.
  • Actor Steven Seagal settles SEC charges over cryptocurrency promotion

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday it has settled a case against actor Steven Seagal for not disclosing payments received for promoting a cryptocurrency investment opportunity. According to the SEC, the action film star was promised $1 million in cash and virtual tokens for serving as a brand ambassador for BitCoiin2Gen, posting social media messages urging the public not to miss out on the company’s initial coin offering.
  • Review: 'The Call of the Wild' is tame, but not completely watered down

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    The Call of the Wild. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Chris Sanders. Writer: Michael Green, Jack London (novel) Starring: Harrison Ford, Cara Gee, Omar Sy, Dan Stevens. Genre: Adventure, Drama. Rated: PG for some violence, peril, thematic elements and mild language. The Call of the Wild (Photo: 20th Century) SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: A mischievous dog is stolen from his owners and sold to be a sled dog in the wildlands of the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1896.
  • New Star Wars project 'The High Republic' follows Jedi 200 years before films

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    As the latest Star Wars film trilogy comes to a close, Lucasfilm announced Monday it plans to take fans way back into the past of the Jedi Order with a new publishing initiative launching later this year.
  • Company designs Disney Princess-inspired wedding dresses

    ...- Lizandra Portal
    Allure Bridals is hoping to make weddings a little more magical with new wedding dress designs inspired by Disney Princesses. The collection, called Disney Fairy Tale Weddings, was announced on Valentine's Day and will include 16 total styles in a variety of silhouettes and fabric to "capture the style and spirit of Disney Princess characters. " Allure Bridals is hoping to make weddings a little more magical with new wedding dress designs inspired by Disney Princesses. (Disney)
  •  'The Price Is Right' production halted after Drew Carey's ex-fiancée was killed

    ...- MCKENZIE STAUFFER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — CBS' "The Price Is Right" postponed its production for the week after Drew Carey's former fiancée was killed and her ex-boyfriend was arrested. Amie Harwick, a well-known Hollywood family, and sex therapist was killed Saturday at her Hollywood Hills home, Deadline. com reports. Carey and Harwick, 38, were engaged for a year before they split in 2018. "Amie and I had a love that people are lucky to have once in a lifetime," Carey said in a statement obtained by Deadline.
  • The Force behind the stories: Lucasfilm Press editors on expanding 'Star Wars' universe

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    While talking with Lucasfilm Press about their new and upcoming titles “The Galaxy Needs You” and “R2-D2 is LOST! ” the idea of talking with Jennifer Heddle and Caitlin Kennedy, members of the Disney Lucasfilm Press editorial team who oversee novels, comic books and roleplaying games, was brought up. I’d never interviewed an editor before, but I was interested in understanding the strategy and process of building the off-screen aspects of the "Star Wars" narrative. I couldn’t say no.
  • New 'Stranger Things' trailer hints at the return of someone missing

    ...- WSBT 22
    The first teaser for Stranger Things Season 4 has been released! Like a true teaser, it doesn't give away much, but definitely shows that the world of Stranger Things has now gone far beyond the small town of Hawkins, Indiana. See it for yourself:The best part? As many fans have already been guessing based on the post-credit scene in the finale of season 3, Chief Jim Hopper (David Harbour) is back. And bald.
  • Stephen King quits Facebook, 'not comfortable' with false information in political ads

    ...- WGME Staff
    BANGOR, Maine (WGME) -- If you're looking to keep up with Maine author Stephen King on Facebook, don't bother. He isn't there anymore. Friday night, King tweeted he is quitting Facebook. A search for his page on Facebook Saturday morning came up empty. According to his tweet, King said he is "not comfortable with the flood of false information that's allowed in its political advertising. " He also expressed doubts over Facebook's ability to protect users' privacy.
  • MSNBC host faces backlash over reference to Sanders' 'digital brownshirt brigade'

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    MSNBC host Chuck Todd is facing the fury of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ online supporters after quoting a column on the air Monday that described them as a “digital brownshirt brigade. ” “#FireChuckTodd” was trending on Twitter overnight as aides and supporters of the Jewish presidential candidate pushed back against the inference that they are essentially Nazis.
  • Sundance: Horrifying doc says social media is ripping society apart, may spell our doom

    ...- Larry D. Curtis
    Only drug dealers and software companies call their customers 'users' — Edward Tufte, statistician, professor emeritus Yale University. PARK CITY, Utah (KUTV) — "The Social Dilemma" premiered to at Park City's Sundance Film Festival with a powerhouse group of social media industry insiders both on the screen and in the auditorium.
  • Reveling in diversity: 10 favorites from the Sundance Film Festival 2020

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    When I set out to cover this year’s Sundance Film Festival, I knew my schedule was going to be limited by my decision to attend mostly public screenings with Q&As, cover a red carpet or two and snag an interview somewhere along the way. I could have watched more films if I simply hunkered down and attended press and industry screening. I’ve done that before; I’d rather not go that route ever again. Egyptian Theater (Photo: Sundance Film Festival)
  • Petition calls for cancellation of TMZ after tragic Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA | WSBT Staff
    CALABASAS, Calif. (WSBT) --A Change. org petition is calling on Fox Television Stations to cancel TMZ in the wake of the tragic helicopter crash that killedKobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others. "Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna died in a horrific helicopter crash, and TMZ LEAKED the news before the authorities were even able to notify the family," the petition reads.
  • Vanilla Ice unveils restored Mustang 5.0 from 'Ice Ice Baby' video

    ...- GARY DETMAN | WPEC Staff
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) -- Vanilla Ice is rolling in the 5. 0 again. Not down A1A Beachfront Avenue, more like Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard. The reality TV star and Wellington native rolled out the classic 5. 0 Mustang from his hit video, "Ice Ice Baby," to the Cars & Coffee event at the Palm Beach Outlet Mall. The classic car from the hit video has been restored. Ice Ice Baby topped the charts in 1990 but he's still drawing crowds.
  • Here's what's coming to Netflix in February 2020

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    February is nearly upon us and that means Netflix has dozens of new and returning titles to the streaming service including the Police Academy franchise, "Back to the Future III," "Sex and the City 2," the third series ofJon Favreau's "Chef Show," "Captain Underpants Epic Choice-o-Rama" and "Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution. " Here are another five titles that caught my eye. Blade Runner: The Final CutOutside of the original Star Wars trilogy and "E. T.
  • Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in February 2020

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    You'll have some extra time to catch up on the titles that are leaving Netflix in February as the schedule has nothing dropping off the streaming service until February 11, 2020. Sadly, this month is packed with great titles that you'll certainly want to consider sitting down with. Here are nine that stood out to me. Clouds of Sils Maria.
  • From rags to rhinestones, country superstar Dolly Parton turns 74

    ...- SARAH CAVINESS | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Singer songwriterDolly Parton turned 74 on Sunday. Born the fourth child of 12, her official website saysshe grew up in Locust Ridge, nestled against the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. The typical saying is from "rags to riches" but in Parton's case, it's more of a "rags-to-rhinestones story. " The country superstar is still working "9 to 5," and doing what she loves.
  • Oprah makes a visit in Maine to try her first lobster roll

    ...- WGME Staff
    HARPSWELL, Maine (WGME) -- Oprah Winfrey made a visit in Maine to try her first lobster roll -- ever. She posted this video on Instagram of her experience. She says she was inspired to eat one while reading the book "Olive, Again," which is a book set in Maine. She says she gathered some of her book club members and took them to Dolphin Marina & Restaurant in Harpswell for some lobster rolls over the weekend.
  • Tim Tebow now a married man

    ...- CBS12 Web Team
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow just said: "I do. " Tebow talked exclusively to People Magazine about his wedding to Miss Universe 2017 DemiLeigh Nel-Peters. The couple exchanged vows in front of about 250 guests at a resort in the bride's home country of South Africa. The sports commentator says he wrote his own vows -- mixing traditional lines with personal messages. The ceremony reportedly mixed American and South African customs.
  • STG Presents: 'Baby Shark Live!' at The Paramount Theatre March 29th

    ...- STAR Staff
    STG Presents Baby Shark Live! at The Paramount Theatre on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins up with his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of your favorite new and classic songs! Baby Shark Live! is a state of the art enchanting kids spectacular. In this one of a kind concert experience young fans will be dancing in the aisles as Baby Shark and friends, go on fun adventures to learn and meet new friends!
  • Father of 'The Rock,' WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson passes away

    ...- SARAH WYNN | WSYX/WTTE Staff
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson, born Wayde Douglas Bowles, a WWE Hall of Famer, former World Tag Team Champion and father of wrestler/actorDwayne "The Rock" Johnson, has passed away at 75. The wrestling legend passed away Wednesday but there's no word on the cause of his death. Johnson's career in wrestling began in the mid-1960s after he made an impression in the National Wrestling Alliance.
  • Christopher Tolkien, son, editor and literary executor of J.R.R. Tolkien, dead at 95

    ...- Larry D. Curtis
    Christopher Tolkien, the man widely consider the greatest Tolkien scholar as well as author, editor, literary executor and son of J. R. R. Tolkien, has died. He was 95. Christopher Tolkien is responsible for editing and publishing more J. R. R. Tolkien books after his father's death in 1973 than his father published during his lifetime.
  • Will you accept this rose, Seattle? 'The Bachelor LIVE' hits Paramount stage this March

    ...- STAR Staff
    STG Presents The Bachelor Live at The Paramount Theatre on Saturday, March 7, 2020. “Bachelor” franchise fan favorites Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins will co-host The Bachelor Live on Stage. The nationwide tour – which kicks off February 13, 2020, in Mesa, Arizona and will play in 66 cities including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta – brings the most successful romance reality series in the history of television to your hometown to help you find love.
  • Review: There's an enjoyable film buried somewhere in 'Dolittle'

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    Dolittle. 2. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Stephen Gaghan. Writer: Stephen Gaghan, Dan Gregor, Doug Mand, Thomas Shepherd, Hugh Lofting (character) Starring: Robert Downey Jr. , Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen. Genre: Adventure, Comedy. Rated: PG for some action, rude humor and brief language. (from left) Dog Jip (Tom Holland) and Dr. John Dolittle (Robert Downey Jr. ) in "Dolittle," directed by Stephen Gaghan. (Photo: Universal)
  • Bernie Sanders says 'it would be great' for Cardi B to go into politics

    ...- Stefanie Dyga
    Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is encouraging Cardi B to try her hand at politics. Sanders told TMZ in an interview on Tuesday,"Cardi B is deeply concerned about what's happening in the country. She knows what it's like to live in poverty and struggle, and it would be great for her to bring that experience to politics.
  • Review: 'Troop Zero' is a strange, frequently wonderful ode to pre-teen misfits

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Troop Zero. 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Directors: Bert & Bertie. Writer: Lucy Alibar. Starring: Mckenna Grace, Viola Davis, Jim Gaffigan. Genre: Comedy. Rated: PG for thematic elements, language, and smoking throughout. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: A group of elementary school misfits compete for a national competition that will allow them to record a message for NASA’s Golden Record, an audio time capsule that was sent into outer space aboard the two Voyager spacecraft launched in 1977.
  • Pearl Jam announces new album, tour

    ...- Alfred Charles, KOMONews.com Executive Producer
    SEATTLE (KOMO) -- Pearl Jam, the iconic Seattle music group that helped put the region's music on the map in the 1990s, has announced a new album and tour -- but there are no stops as of now for the Seattle area. The band tweeted information about the upcoming tour and its eleventh album, which will be named "Gigaton", Monday morning before also posting additional details about the new project on PearlJam. com.
  • Neil Peart drummer from the band Rush, dead at 67

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Drummer from the band Rush, Neil Peart, died at the age of 67. The band released a statement on social media, confirming the death of their bandmate following a battle with brain cancer. It is with broken hearts and the deepest sadness that we must share the terrible news that on Tuesday our friend, soul brother and band mate of over 45 years, Neil, has lost his incredibly brave three and a half year battle with brain cancer (Glioblastoma).
  • Report: Tony Romo could become highest paid sportscaster ever

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo could be in for a major payday next season, according to Front Office Sports. The publication reports Romo, who currently serves as the top analyst for NFL games on CBS, could make a move to ESPN. The cable sports network is reportedly willing to offer Romo a deal worth $10 million to $14 million per year, which would make him the highest paid sportscaster ever.
  • Jared Leto transforms into a vampiric antihero in new 'Morbius' trailer

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Sony Pictures gave audiences their first look at its latest Spider-Man spinoff film Monday with the release of a teaser trailer for “Morbius,” the tale of a “living vampire” trying to do good while struggling with his self-inflicted curse. In the film, brilliant scientist Dr. Michael Morbius, played by Jared Leto, attempts to cure his rare blood disease with an experimental and not-entirely-legal cure that involves infecting himself with vampirism. It does not go well.
  • Review: Gimmicky '1917' is still a marvelous WWI film

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    1917. 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Sam Mendes. Writer: Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns. Starring: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays. Genre: War, Drama. Rated: R for violence, some disturbing images, and language. Colin Firth as General Erinmore in "1917," the new epic from Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes.
  • Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman donate $500K to Australian wildfire relief

    ...- ANTHONY GLOVER | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman are donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to help fight the devastating wildfires in Australia. The country music star from Nashville tweeted on Saturday that his family was donating $500,000 to the Rural Fire Services who is fighting the wildfires. Urban and his wife, Nicole Kidman, who has dual Australian/United States citizenship, were in Sydney for Christmas.
  • The Best Movies of the Decade (2010-2019)

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- Until I sat down and started to cobble together a “Best Movies of the Decade” list, it hadn’t occurred to me that I’ve just celebrated my eleventh year as a professional film critic. I started out as an esoteric music journalist who wrote to a minuscule audience. I never would have imagined that my career would take me literally around the world and figuratively into the homes of thousands of people. I’ve grown as a writer in ways I never knew possible.
  • Review: Netflix's 'The Witcher' is a tangled mess of untapped potential

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    The Witcher: Season One. 2. 5 out of 5 Stars. Creator: Lauren Schmidt. Based on: “The Witcher” by Andrzej Sapkowski. Starring: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra. Genre: Action, Fantasy. Rated: TV-MA. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: The origin stories of Geralt of Rivia, Yennefer of Vengerberg and Cirilla, Princess of Cintra.
  • Cosby spokesman calls Eddie Murphy 'Hollywood slave' after 'SNL' joke

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Comedy legend Eddie Murphy’s return to “Saturday Night Live" this weekend left a lot of fans laughing, but actor Bill Cosby apparently was not one of them. In his opening monologue, the comedian and former “SNL” star joked, “If you would have told me 30 years ago that I would be this boring stay-at-home house dad and Bill Cosby would be in jail, even I wouldn’t have took that bet. ”“Who is America’s Dad now? ” Murphy added.
  • Colin Kaepernick's new Nike shoes sell out in less than one day

    ...- KATU staff
    PORTLAND, Ore (KATU) -- Nike has released a new "True to 7" shoe with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick - and they've already sold out. According to Nike's website, the shoes sold out in all kids and adult sizes. Kaepernick has remained a controversial figure since taking a knee during the national anthem in 2016 to protest racial inequality in the U. S. On Monday, he tweeted ahead of the release of the new Colin Kaepernick x Nike Air Force 1. Hours later, the shoes were out of stock.
  • Herman Boone, football coach played by Denzel Washington in 'Remember the Titans,' dies

    ...- Courtney Pomeroy, WJLA Staff
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) - Herman Boone, the legendary T. C. Williams High School football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in "Remember the Titans" has died. Boone was one of the coaches of the Alexandria school's 1971 state championship-winning football team, the integrated group of players immortalized by the Disney movie. According to Alexandria City Public Schools, Coach Boone "took the position at T. C.
  • Review: 'Rise of Skywalker' is a rushed conclusion to a grand epic

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker3. 5 out of 5 StarsDirector: J. J. AbramsWriter: J. J. Abrams, Chris Terrio, Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, George LucasStarring: Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Ian McDiarmidGenre: Action, Sci-FiRated: PG-13 for sci-fi violence and actionSALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: The First Order, reinforced by darkness rooted in the past, prepares to destroy the remaining members of the Resistance. Review: Here we are, at the end of all things.
  • Paramount releases official Top Gun: Maverick trailer

    ...- Matthew Thomas
    Ready to feel the need for speed? Initially teased at the San Diego Comic-Con over the summer, Paramount Pictures has released the official trailer of the sequel to the 1986 hit "Top Gun. " "Good morning aviators, this is your captain speaking. Today's exercise is dogfighting. " Tom Cruise's character, "Maverick," is back after more than 30 years. According to the movie's description, Maverick became a test pilot and did his best to dodge any advancement in rank that would ground him.
  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Last minute movies and snacks

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    Star Wars, television series and Frozen 2 (Photo: Disney, Funko, Acorn TV, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. , Universal, Mitchell) Star Wars. LucasFilm and Disney have kept narrative details for the upcoming "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" locked away.
  • James Kennedy, man who inspired 'Radio' movie, dies at 73

    ...- DREW TRIPP | WCIV Staff
    ANDERSON, S. C. (WCIV) -- James "Radio" Kennedy, a fixture of South Carolina high school football whose story inspired a 2003 feature film, has died. He was 73. Kennedy passed early Sunday morning in hospice care at a facility in Anderson County, according to a report from WYFF. “Please keep his family in your prayers in this difficult time,” T. L. Hanna High School Athletic Director John Cann said in a statement. James "Radio" Kennedy (Photo: Bruce Ollis via WLOS)
  • Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in January 2020

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- Netflix sent out their monthly list of title coming to and leaving the streaming service in January a week earlier than normal. I'd guess that their staff is just as excited to get their holiday break as everyone else. Well, everyone else who actually get a holiday break. Breaking news sleeps for no one. It also gives me plenty of time to warn you that all ten seasons of "Friends" will be leaving the streaming service on December 31, 2019. Friends: Seasons 1 - 10.
  • Review: Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell' falls prey to the sensationalism it criticizes

    ...- RYAN PAINTER, KUTV
    Richard Jewell. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Clint Eastwood. Writers: Marie Brenner (article), Billy Ray. Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm. Genre: Drama. Rated: R for language including some sexual references, and brief bloody images. (L-r) SAM ROCKWELL as Watson Bryant and PAUL WALTER HAUSER as Richard Jewell in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “RICHARD JEWELL,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo: Warner Bros. )
  • The Price is Right's Bob Barker celebrates 96th birthday

    ...- WKRC
    The Price is Right's Bob Barker turned 96 on Thursday. The show celebrated by saluting Barker, who was the host of the daytime show for 30 years before Drew Carey took over in 2007. He concluded each episode with,"Have your pets spayed or neutered. " Barker also hosted Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1974, as well as the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants.
  • Review: 'Jumanji: The Next Level' is a little different, mostly the same

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV STAFF
    Jumanji: The Next Level. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Jake Kasdan. Writer: Jake Kasdan, Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, Chris Van Allsburg (book) Starring: Karen Gillan, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart. Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy. Rated: PG-13 for adventure action, suggestive content and some language. Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black (Photo: Sony Pictures)
  • Disney warns new 'Star Wars' film could trigger seizures in those with epilepsy

    ...- Stefanie Dyga
    Walt Disney Studios is advising movie-goers to exercise caution when going to see the highly-anticipated “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. ”According to the release in conjunction with the Epilepsy Foundation, the movie has a few sequences with "imagery and sustained flashing lights"that could negatively affect those who havephotosensitive epilepsy.
  • 'Tis the season: Freeform reveals 25 Days of Christmas 2019 lineup

    ...- Stefanie Dyga, WSBT
    'Tis the season for your favorite Christmas classics! Freeform has announced its 25 Days of Christmas 2019 lineupthat features favorites like Home Alone, The Santa Clause,Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman. Check out the complete list of movies below, and happy holidays! Sunday, December 1. 7am/6c Richie Rich's Christmas Wish. 9:05am/8:05c Deck the Halls (2006) 11:10am/10:10c Arthur Christmas. 1:15pm/12:15c The Simpsons Holiday-thon. 2:45pm/1:45c The Santa Clause.
  • Disney warns 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' may cause seizures in people with epilepsy

    ...- WWMT Staff
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WWMT) -- Walt Disney Studios officials said“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" may trigger seizures in people with epilepsy. According to a statement from the Epilepsy Foundation,the film contains several sequences with imagery and flashing lights that may affect those with photosensitive epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation released the following tips to consider when making plans to watch the movie:Ask a friend to watch the movie first.
  • Pee-wee Herman headed to Austin for 35th anniversary of 'Big Adventure'

    ...- Jerrod Kingery
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Austin) – 35 years after looking for his missing bike in the Alamo basement, Pee-wee Herman is returning to Texas! Paul Reubens, the man behind the red bow tie, is bringing his 35th anniversary of "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" tour to Austin next year. Along with a screening of the cult classic film directed by Tim Burton, Reubens will be telling stories about the making of the movie. The screening is happening March 6th, 2020 at ACL Live at The Moody Theater.
  • Caroll Spinney, puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dead at 85

    ...- ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. The Sesame Workshop said in a statement that the legendary puppeteer lived for some time with dystonia, which causes involuntary muscle contractions.
  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Game of Thrones, anglophiles and art house

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- Sometime in my early teens I decided that all I really wanted from life was to run away to London and immerse myself in all the British art I could consume. When I finally made it there, I was introduced to a melting pot of cultures and more artistic nooks and crannies than I could ever possibly explore. Cinema, theatre, music, modern and classical art (and everything between). This section is for the dreamers, time travelers and culturearchaeologists.
  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Movies, Music, Television

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) Classics new and old on DVD and Blu-ray. (Photo: 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. , Lionsgate, Shout! Factory, Paramount, Sony, The Folio Society) Movies. "Alien" celebrated its 40th anniversary this year and 20th Century Fox marked the occasion by giving the classic sci-fi/horror hybrid a phenomenal 4K release. Remove the forced romantic elements and"Alita: Battle Angel" is an unusual slice of science fiction with some incredibly inventive visuals.
  • Review: Netflix's 'Marriage Story' is a tremendous, devastating portrait of divorce

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    Marriage Story. 4. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Noah Baumbach. Writer: Noah Baumbach. Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Merritt Wever. Genre: Drama. Rated: R for language throughout and sexual references. Marriage Story (Photo: Netflix) SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Nicole and Charlie are getting a divorce. Henry, their young son, is caught in between.
  • Scarlett Johansson tackles unfinished business in new 'Black Widow' trailer

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Even death, it seems, is not the end for the Black Widow. Ten years after her introduction in “Iron Man 2,” Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow is finally set to star in her own film next summer, despite having sacrificed herself to help save the world in this year’s “Avengers: Endgame. ”
  • Lil Bub the internet celebrity cat dies at 8 years old

    ...- SARAH CAVINESS | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) — The four-legged internet sensation known as Lil Bub died at the age of 8 over the weekend. Lil Bub's owner,Mike Bridavsky, said Monday that she was happily laying in bed with her family Saturday night. However, they abruptly discovered she had passed away peacefully in her sleep some time Sunday morning. Known for her unique physical features, Lil Bub's genetic abnormalities and personality skyrocketed her into stardom, meeting many celebrities along the way.
  • Kid Rock responds to disparaging Oprah remarks: 'I am what I am, I ain't what I ain't'

    ...- ANTHONY GLOVER | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Kid Rock has received a lot of feedback in the past few days after making disparaging remarks about Oprah Winfrey, and he has responded. Kid Rock put out a statement on his Facebook page just before 5 p. m. Friday:"My people tried to get me to do The Oprah Winfrey show years ago and her people wanted me to write down 5 reasons why I loved her and her show????? I said f*** that and her. End of story. I am just saying what a lot of people think.
  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Book lovers

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- You'll find a variety of books scattered through my various gift guides including a wide selection of Star Wars-related titles to tie in with the release of "The Rise of Skywalker" and the gorgeous "Marvel: The Golden Age 1939-1949" in the Marvel section. However, as someone who enjoys turning the pages of a book with a classic narrative, I had to give book lovers a little room of their own.
  • Here's what's coming to Netflix in December 2019

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- As the weather turns colder and the extended families visit more often, you might find you and yours gathered around the television in search of entertainment. Fortunately, there's a new cache of Netflix titles to choose from. Here are five that caught my eye. Marriage Story. With 2019 coming to a close we turn our eyes to award season and last month Netflix gave us Martin Scorsese's fantastic new film "The Irishman" featuring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.
  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Marvel

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    Is there any brand in the known universe more popular than the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Delve deeper into the immersive world of Marvel past, present and future with this assortment of gift ideas. Tabletop miniatures to LEGOS and Funko Pop! to foil embossed books, there's a Marvel gift suitable for everyone's taste. (Photo: Atomic Mass Games, Disney, Funko, The Folio Society) Collectables.
  • 'Peppa Pig's Adventure!' to hit the stage at The Paramount Theatre in March 2020

    ...- STAR Staff
    STG Presents Peppa Pig's Adventure! at The Paramount Theatre on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Peppa Pig Live! is back with her action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.
  • Review: Star-studded 'Knives Out' is a ridiculously clever whodunnit

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    Knives Out. 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Rian Johnson. Writer: Rian Johnson. Starring: Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis. Genre: Comedy, Drama. Rated: PG-13 for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material. From left to right: Donna (Riki Lindholm), Walt (Michael Shannon), Meg (Katherine Langford), Trooper Wagner (Noah Segan), Joni (Toni Collette), Ransom (Chris Evans), Great Nana (K Callan), Jacob (Jaeden Lieberher), Lt.
  • Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in December 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - While I'd rather be talking about what is new or coming soon to Netflix ("The Irishman," "Marriage Story" and "Two Popes" to name a few), we'll take a quick look at what is leaving the streaming platform by the end of 2019. Here are ten titles that you should consider watching this Thanksgiving week and on through the holiday season. Planet Earth II. There are numerous BBC documentaries that are set to leave Netflix on December 2.
  • Robert De Niro talks 'The Irishman,' reuniting with Martin Scorsese

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    The careers of Robert De Niro and director Martin Scorsese are intertwined. Between 1973 and 1995 the duo teamed up for eight films. In the last 20 years they worked together once for a short film made for Asian casinos in 2015. Sitting across from me at the end of a day of interviews, De Niro insists the break wasn’t planned. Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) is both defender and confidante to Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino). 2019 Netlfix US, LLC. All rights reserved. (Photo: Netflix)
  • New York City strip club invites Kanye West to perform Sunday Service at venue

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA | WSBT Staff
    NEW YORK CITY (WSBT) -- Kanye West has been making headlines after the release of new music and spirited performances at jails, churches and more. A New York City strip club has invited the rapper-turned-gospel singer to bring his Sunday Service to the venue.
  • It's Here! Dolly Parton's 'Heartstrings' drops on Netflix

    ...- Kaylin Jorge & Caitlyn Shelton, WZTV Staff
    PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WZTV) - Dolly-fanatics have something new to cheer about: the country queen's new series just dropped on Netflix. "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" is an eight-part anthology series "celebrating family, faith and forgiveness. " It officially dropped on Friday. Each episode is based on a Dolly song. The first show in the series is based on her hit "Jolene" and Julianne Hough stars in the episode. Dolly said the stories in this series are meant to tug at your heartstrings.
  • Country icon Dolly Parton nominated for two Grammy Awards

    ...- ADRIAN MOJICA | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) --Country Music icon Dolly Parton has been nominated for two Grammy Awards. The list of nominees for 2020 Grammys was released on Wednesday morning with Parton receiving nods in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category and Best Song Written For Visual Media category. Country icon Dolly Parton nominated for two Grammy Awards. (Photo: Netflix via MGN Online)
  • DNA testing shows Tom Hanks and Mister Rogers are 6th cousins

    ...- Ida Domingo
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (WSET) --Tom Hanks recently found out that he's related to the man he is portraying in an upcoming movie. Hanks and Fred Rogers are sixth cousins according to Ancestry. com, CNN reports. "It all just comes together, you see," Hanks told Access Hollywood when the show informed him of the relation on Sunday, Nov. 17. According to CNN,Ancestry figured out the two are sixth cousins, and their common ancestor was Johannes Meffert.
  • Review: 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' sees Rogers from an unbeliever's perspective

    ...- Ryan Painter
    "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: Marielle Heller. Writers: Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster. Starring: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper. Genre: Biography, Drama. Rated: PG for some strong thematic material, a brief fight, and some mild language. Matthew Rhys stars in TriStar Pictures’ A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. (Photo: Sony)
  • Review: Appealing 'Frozen II' reunites audiences with old friends

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    Frozen II. 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee. Writer: Jennifer Lee. Starring: Chris Buck, Marc Smith, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez. Genre: Animated, Comedy. Rated: PG for action/peril and some thematic elements. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven journey to a land shrouded in mist and discover the unspoken history of their ancestors. FROZEN II (Photo: Walt Disney)
  • Nicolas Cage in works to star as Nicolas Cage in film about Nicolas Cage

    ...- HUNTER GEISEL | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- Yes, you read that right. According to a Friday article from The Hollywood Reporter, the award-winning actor is apparently in negotiations with movie studio Lionsgate for a project about one of the most iconic characters in film history: himself. Yes, you read that right. (Photo: MGN)
  • Man with special needs meets, sings with Garth Brooks before concert

    ...- BRANDON BAILEY, WCYB
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WCYB) - Will Gott has always been a huge fan of Garth Brooks. His mother Tracy says he has sung Brooks' songs in church and school talent shows for years. On Saturday, one of Will's dreams came true. It started out when some of Will's friends sent his story to a radio station in Knoxville. Tracy says the station forwarded Will's story to Garth Brooks. On Friday, Tracy says she received a call from Chuck, who is Brooks' road manager.
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