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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Donate to the KOMO Toy Drive

    ...- KOMO Promotions Team
    Make the holidays magical for local children. KOMO is teaming up with The Salvation Armyto deliver gifts to children and families here in our community. Your donations go to local kids. Helping our neighbors in need during the holidays is So Northwest! Save the date! Our big toy drive is December 13 but we just can't wait to start giving! The Toy Drive will kick off Friday, November 29 at the Apple Cup at Husky Stadium!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Donate to the KOMO Toy Drive

    ...- KOMO Promotions Team
    Make the holidays magical for local children. KOMO is teaming up with The Salvation Armyto deliver gifts to children and families here in our community. Your donations go to local kids. Helping our neighbors in need during the holidays is So Northwest! Save the date! Our big toy drive is December 13 but we just can't wait to start giving! The Toy Drive will kick off Friday, November 29 at the Apple Cup at Husky Stadium!
  • 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.
  • Share a funny kid moment to WIN tickets to 5th Avenue Theatre's 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

    ...- STAR Staff
    Based on the beloved 1993 film starring Robin Williams, Mrs. Doubtfire is a hilarious and heartfelt new musical celebrating its world premiere at Seattle’s The 5th Avenue Theatre right in time for the holidays! A truly inspiring story about the lengths we will go to for love, Mrs. Doubtfire is a joyful musical that will make you laugh and lift your spirits playing November 26th through December 29th. Following its world premiere at The 5th Avenue Theater, Mrs.
  • Review: 'The Report' is a bleak view into backroom politics and abuses of power

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    "The Report" 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Scott Z. Burns. Writer: Scott Z. Burns. Starring: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm. Genre: Drama, Thriller. Rated: R for some scenes of inhumane treatment and torture, and language. Annette Beningin The Report (Photo: Amazon Studios) SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Daniel J. Jones is asked by Senator Dianne Feinstein to lead an investigation of the CIA’s Interrogation Program created after 9/11.
  •  Review: 'Charlie's Angels' is a slice of silly escapism

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    Charlie’s Angels. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Elizabeth Banks. Writers: Elizabeth Banks, Evan Spiliotopoulos, David Auburn. Starring: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska. Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy. Rated: PG-13 for action/violence, language and some suggestive material. Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott star in Charlie's Angels. (Photo: Sony)
  • Report: 'Friends' reunion special with original cast in the works for HBO Max

    ...- Stefanie Dyga
    Looks like your favorite friends are still there for you, even after all these years. The Hollywood Reporter says an unscripted "Friends" reunion special is in the works with upcoming streaming service HBO Max. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter the original main cast -- Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer -- are in talks to appear alongside creators of the show David Crane and Marta Kauffman.
  • Jennifer Nettles makes statement in 'Equal Play' dress on CMA Awards red carpet

    ...- CAITLYN SHELTON | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Country music star Jennifer Nettles made a statement with her ensemble of choice as she walked across the red carpet at the CMA Awards Wednesday evening. Nettles sported a white pant suit with a long pink train bearing the words, "Equal play" and "Play our f*@#! n records. Please and thank you! "A representative for the singer-songwriter said Nettles decided to "turn fashion into action" at this year's event.
  • Netflix joins forces with Nickelodeon to take on Disney+

    ...- JESSIE KARANGU, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) -- One day after Disney launched their new streaming service, Netflix responded by signing a deal with Nickelodeon to produce new movies and television shows based on old and new characters from the network. The New York Times reports the deal is worth more than $200 million and will include a music-based spin-off of "Spongebob Squarepants" centered around popular character Squidward.
  • Report: Entire cast of 'Days of Our Lives' released from contract

    ...- FALYCIA CAMPBELL | WSYX/WTTE Staff
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- It looks like the hour glass on Days of Our Lives is coming to a halt. According to several news outlets, the entire cast of the NBC soap opera have been released from their contracts. The daytime soap opera is set to go on an indefinite hiatus at the end of this month, according to TMZ. TMZ said the show shoots eight months in advance which means there will be enough episodes in the bank to last through summer 2020.
  • 'Ford v Ferrari' is an adrenaline rush with art house appeal

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    Ford v Ferrari. 4 out of 5 Stars. Director: James Mangold. Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller. Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Caitriona Balfe. Genre: Biography, Drama, Action. Rated: PG-13 for some language and peril. Matt Damon in Twentieth Century Fox’s FORD V FERRARI. (Photo: Twentieth Century Fox)
  • Alex Trebek gets choked up during Jeopardy!, inspiring an outpouring of love

    ...- ABC7 Staff
    WASHINGTON (WJLA) -- Monday night's episode of Jeopardy! saw host Alex Trebek getting emotional after a contestant responded to a Final Jeopardy question with "What is 'We [heart] you, Alex! '" Alex Trebek gets choked up during Jeopardy! , inspiring an outpouring of love (Jeopardy Productions, Inc. ) "Oh, that's very kind, thank you," Trebek said, as the crowd awwed, and sounded choked up as he moved on to the next contestant.
  • Florida man sues Madonna over concert time change

    ...- Teresa Hornstein
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) – A man in Miami-Dade County is suing Madonna over her late concert start times. Nate Hollander filed a lawsuit in court against both Live Nation and Madonna. He alleged the change in start times for Madonna's Madame X Tour is a breach of contract between the singer and the ticket buyer. Hollander bought the tickets in August to Madonna's December 17 show at the Fillmore in Miami Beach. The concert was set to start at 8:30 p. m. , according to the lawsuit.
  • AMC offering free popcorn for active military, veterans all weekend

    ...- Melissa Scavelli, KOKH
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) – AMC Theaters is thanking military members and veterans with free large popcorn all weekend to celebrate Veterans Day. To get the deal military members must purchase a military priced ticket using their AMC Stubs membership. Service members are always eligible for a Military Discount, AMC said, when they show a valid military I. D. at the box office. To see which movie theaters are participating click here.
  • Sweet nothings: 'Last Christmas' is a pleasant mid-winter romance

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    Last Christmas. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Paul Feig. Writers: Emma Thompson, Greg Wise, Bryony Kimmings. Starring: Emilia Clarke, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding. Genre: Romance, Drama. Rated: PG-13 for language and sexual content. (from left) "Santa" (Michelle Yeoh) and Kate (Emilia Clarke) in "Last Christmas," directed by Paul Feig. (Photo: Universal Pictures)
  • 'Doctor Sleep' teases greatness, settles for being a serviceable sequel to 'The Shining'

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    Doctor Sleep. 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Mike Flanagan. Writers: Mike Flanagan, Stephen King. Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Ewan McGregor, Kyliegh Curran. Genre: Horror, Fantasy. Rated: R for disturbing and violent content, some bloody images, language, nudity and drug use. EWAN McGREGOR as Dan Torrance in the Warner Bros. Pictures’ supernatural thriller “STEPHEN KING’S DOCTOR SLEEP,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo: Warner Bros. )
  • Whitney Houston's closest friend breaks silence on their friendship in new book

    ...- MICHAEL CADENHEAD, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Robyn Crawford, the longtime friend of Whitney Houston, is breaking her silence on what she says was the end of their physical relationship. People magazine revealed excerpts from her up-and-coming book, “A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston. ” In the book, Crawford says, ”I’d come to the pointwhere I felt the need to stand up for our friendship. And I felt an urgency to stand up and share the woman behind the incredible talent. ”
  • STAR 101.5 Pet of the Week with Seattle Humane: Meet Robin, an Australian Cattle dog

    ...- STAR Staff
    Introducing the STAR 101. 5 Pet of the Week! Every Wednesday, tune in to the Curt, Corine and Leonard Morning Show at 8:45am to hear about a new pet who is up for adoption through Seattle Humane. "This week’s pet is Robin, a clever, happy-go-lucky Australian Cattle Dog. This cutie is just a year old and has tons of puppy energy that, when directed, enables him to accomplish amazing things. He would be an all-star agility athlete, tennis ball retriever, and an encouraging running buddy.
  • Rapper T.I. says he goes to daughter's gynecologist appointments to 'check her hymen'

    ...- CBS Austin Staff
    Rapper and actor T. I. says he goes to his daughter's gynecologist appointments every year to ensure she's still a virgin, reports say. BuzzFeed News reports T. I. , real name Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. , made the claim on Tuesday during an episode of the podcast "Ladies Like Us. " When the hosts asked if he had the sex talk with his daughters, including 18-year-old Deyjah Harris, T. I. said "we have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen," and "yes, I go with her. "
  • Sarah Jessica Parker says original 'Hocus Pocus' witches have said yes to a sequel

    ...- STEFANIE DYGA | WSBT Staff
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WSBT) -- It looks like the Sanderson sisters are back. You've probably heard the ooky spooky news that a sequel to the Disney classic "Hocus Pocus" is reportedly in the works through Disney+. But Sarah Jessica Parker -- who played hilariously giddy Sarah Sanderson -- has announced news that makes us want to grab our broomsticks and cauldrons already. Last week, Parker took to Instagram with a picture of the original witches from the 1993 film with the caption, "Halloween 2019.
  • Kelly Clarkson announces residency at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

    ...- Matthew Seeman, KSNV Staff
    LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — As one coach from "The Voice" leaves Planet Hollywood, another coach arrives. Singer Kelly Clarkson announced Friday she will headline a new residency at the Las Vegas Strip property starting in spring. The residency, called "Kelly Clarkson: Invincible," will begin on Wednesday, April 1, at Zappos Theater. Clarkson has been a regular coach on NBC series "The Voice" for the past four seasons.
  • 'Terminator: Dark Fate' returns to the past to move into the future

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    Terminator: Dark Fate. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Tim Miller. Writers: James Cameron, Charles H. Eglee, Josh Friedman, David S. Goyer, Justin Rhodes, Billy Ray, Gale Anne Hurd (characters) Starring: Natalia Reyes, Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis. Genre: Action, Sci-Fi. Rated: R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity. Mackenzie Davis, left, and Linda Hamilton star in Skydance Productions and Paramount Pictures' "TERMINATOR: DARK FATE.
  • John Cena donates $500,000 to help first responders at California wildfires

    ...- JASON HALL | WZTV Staff
    WASHINGTON (WZTV) -- Actor and WWE legend John Cena is making a huge contribution to helping first responders battling wildfires in California. Cena tweeted that, on behalf of Paramount Pictures, he plans to donate $500,000 to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation and the California Fire Foundation. "Two incredible choices. @LAFDFoundation and @CAFireFound," Cena tweeted. "On behalf of Paramount and the cast of #PlayingWithFireMovie, a total of $500K is coming your way.
  • Alex Trebek in new cancer PSA: 'I wish I had known sooner'

    ...- COURTNEY POMEROY | WJLA Staff
    WASHINGTON (WJLA) -- Alex Trebek has teamed up with the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition to raise awareness for the disease he's been battling. In a public service announcement the came out today, the "Jeopardy! " host says pancreatic cancer is "the only major cancer with a five-year survival rate in the single digits. " He encouraged people to be aware of the symptoms of the illness.
  • STAR 101.5 Pet of the Week with Seattle Humane: Meet Old Man Mr. Sam!

    ...- STAR Staff
    Introducing the STAR 101. 5 Pet of the Week! Every Wednesday, tune in to the Curt, Corine and Leonard Morning Show at 8:45am to hear about a new pet who is up for adoption through Seattle Humane. This week's Pet of the Week is Old Man Mr. Sam! He’s an 11-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier mix who is wise beyond (or not so beyond! ) his years. :) Old Man Mr. Sam knows several commands like “sit” and “down” as well as tricks “shake” and “roll over!
  • John Legend, Kelly Clarkson remaking 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

    ...- FALYCIA CAMPBELL | WSYX/WTTE Staff
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- John Legend and Kelly Clarkson are updating the Christmas classic song "Baby, It's Cold Outside. " Legend teamed up with Natasha Rothwell from HBO's "Insecure" to update the lyrics for a more sensitive narrative. The song came under fire during the #METOO movement, some said the song ignored the importance of consent in a relationship.
  • Hit musical "Grease" spinoff ordered by HBO Max

    ...- Michael Cadenhead
    HBO is rebooting the 1978 Golden Globe-nominated musical “Grease. "HBO Max, the companies new streaming service, has ordered “Grease: Rydell High," inspired by the classic movie. The show reprises some old characters with new. Set in the 1950s, the musical will feature classic songs from the first film and new original tunes. Hit Musical "Grease" Spinoff ordered by HBO Max (Photo: WarnerMedia Press Release)
  • Man accused of threatening Big Machine Label Group over Taylor Swift pleads guilty

    ...- Jason Hall
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - A Texas man accused of threatening a CEO of Big Machine Label Group over Taylor Swift pleaded guilty in U. S. District Court to interstate stalking and threatening on Monday. Eric Swarbrick, 26, was charged in September 2018 and initially arrested in Travic County, Texas before being transferred to the Middle District of Tennessee, according to U. S. Attorney Don Cochran.
  • Here's what's coming to Netflix in November 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    We've looked at what's leavingNetflix in November, now it's time to look ahead to what lies ahead. Last year, Netflix kicked against the establishment with their release of "Roma," a fabulous Mexican film that would eventually win the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at 2019's Academy Awards. This year, Netflix is offering "The Irishman," the new film from Martin Scorsese that sees the director reunite with Robert De Niro, as its flagship Oscar contender.
  • Dave Chapelle receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    ...- MARIANA BARILLAS, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Funnyman Dave Chapelle was honored in his hometown Sunday with a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to comedy. Reflecting on what he'd tell a younger version of himself trying to break into the business, Chapelle shared with Sinclair Broadcast Group on the red carpet before the star-studded event began on one of the biggest lessons he's learned. I'm just a lover of the attempt.
  • Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in November 2019

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- November, why so soon? Just as I was sitting down with a hot chai, winter is threatening to disrupt my current fascination with fall. It also signals the comings and goings to and from Netflix. There's a lot to look forward to, but for a moment let's look at what we'll be leaving behind. 42. The baseball season did not end with the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees World Series that many were hoping for.
  • KOMO Newsradio anchor looks to wigs for daily dose of humor while battling breast cancer

    ...- Marilyn Napier | KOMO News Staff
    SEATTLE -- KOMO Newsradio and Star 101. 5 anchor Marina Rockinger said her breast cancer diagnosis blindsided her. It happened back in July, after she had just climbed Mt. Rainier for the Climb to Fight Cancer to benefit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, not knowing at the time she had cancer herself. She was climbing for her sister, who battled non-Hodgkin Lymphoma for eight years and is now in remission. Marina summiting Mt. Rainier (KOMO News)
  • Famed director calls for a female Oscar named 'Anna'

    ...- Samantha Kerrigan
    Should Oscars be called Annas? Italian film director, Lina Wertmüller, announced her support for a female Oscar at the Governors Awards Sunday night. The 91-year-old received an honorary Oscar and used the platform to propose the idea for an Oscar with a feminine name like 'Anna. 'She even started a chant, "We want Anna, a female Oscar! "Wertmüller then dedicated her “Anna” to her daughter and husband.
  • After son's death, Craig Morgan finds God's purpose in song

    ...- KRISTIN M. HALL , Associated Press
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The last evening that country singer Craig Morgan spent with his 19-year-old son, Jerry, was during one of Morgan's performances at Grand Ole Opry three years ago. "The last pictures I have of us together is on that stage," Morgan, 55, said backstage at the Opry House this week. "So this is a very special place. It was anyway before, but now it has additional meaning, knowing this is where we hung out together. "
  • Everything we know about Dolly Parton's series coming to Netflix

    ...- Kaylin Jorge
    PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A new television series based on country queen Dolly Parton's songs is premiering on Netflix. "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" is an eight-part anthology series "celebrating family, faith, forgiveness. "Each episode is based on a Dolly song. The first show in the series is based on her hit "Jolene" and the Hollywood Reporter reports that Julianne Hough stars in the episode.
  • Venue asks woman to leave after confronting Harvey Weinstein during young actors event

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was protested after he made an appearance at a bar in Manhattan's Lower East Side Wednesday evening, according to BuzzFeed. The evening of performances of "Actors Hour" at Downtime bar for young actors and comics took a turn when several people noticed Weinstein in the room.
  • Hocus Pocus sequel in works for Disney+

    ...- Falycia Campbell
    It's been 26 years sense the Sanderson sisters, Allison, Max, and Dani were last seen, and Disney wants to change that. Disney+ is reportedly working on a Hocus Pocus sequel for its streaming service and has tapped "Workaholics writer and co-producer Jen D'Angelo to write the script, according to Variety. The 1993 film starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as the Sanderson sisters, a trio of witches who were accidentally resurrected on Halloween.
  • Just Announced: James Arthur to bring 'The YOU Tour' to The Moore Theatre, May 13, 2020

    ...- STAR Staff
    STG Presents James Arthur at The Moore Theatre on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Following his arena tour in the UK and EU set for early next year, multi-platinum recording artist James Arthur will embark on his North American 'The YOU Tour' with over 25 new shows throughout April and May of 2020. Singer/songwriter Delacey will support on all dates. James has just unveiled his latest full-length album YOU to the world on Friday, October 18 via Columbia Records.
  • STAR 101.5 Pet of the Week: Meet Mazie, a 3-year-old Miniature Schnauzer mix!

    ...- STAR Staff
    Introducing the STAR 101. 5 Pet of the Week! Every Wednesday, tune in to the Curt, Corine and Leonard Morning Show at 8:45am to hear about a new pet who is up for adoption through Seattle Humane. This week's Pet of the Week is Mazie! Mazie is a 3-year-old Miniature Schnauzer mix with a scruffy mug and a calm demeanor. She was transferred to Seattle Humane through their Life-Saver Rescue Program, and is loving the Pacific Northwest.
  • Maren Morris, Ryan Hurd expecting baby boy in 2020

    ...- CAITLYN SHELTON | WZTV Staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- Country singer Maren Morris had some exciting news to share Tuesday afternoon. The "GIRL" singer and husband Ryan Hurd are expecting a child. The country couple announced they will welcome a baby boy to the world in 2020. "The irony is just too rich that after a year of living in the “GIRL” headspace, the universe would give us a baby boy to even things out. See you in 2020, little one," Maren Morris shared on Twitter.
  • Netflix may limit password sharing for users

    ...- McKenzie Stauffer
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Netflix is looking to crack down on password sharing among its users. Future plans to limit password sharing were announced during a quarterly earnings call earlier this week. Greg Peter, Netflix's product chief, said he is aware that users share their password information, but didn't disclose the number of subscribers who share credentials, the New York Post reported. “We continue to monitor [password sharing],” Peters said.
  • Hip-hop producer, rapper Mally Mall pleads guilty to running illegal prostitution business

    ...- Cody Miller
    Famous hip hop producer and Las Vegas resident Mally Mall pleaded guilty Monday, Oct. 21, to owning and operating a prostitution business, disguising it as multiple escort services, according to the Department of Justice. Mally Mall, whose real name is Jamal Rashid, came into fame when his name was mentioned in Drake’s song “The Motto. ” He and his team have also produced music with famous artists like Chris Brown, Usher, Snoop Dogg and Drake, according to AllMusic.
  • 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' final trailer released, tickets now on sale

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- The final trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" has arrived. There will be those who delight in the nods to the past with a wink to what the final chapter in the Skywalker Saga might contain. It might be too on the nose to haveC-3PO say, "I'm taking one last look... at my friends," but Star Wars was never known for it subtlety. For many of us, like the golden protocol droid, this is a farewell to characters that we've spent decades of our lives with.
  • John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John host 'Grease' sing-a-long in Florida

    ...- Lizandra Portal, WPEC Staff
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) – Grease lightning! John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John will host a special "Meet 'n' Grease" movie sing-a-long event in West Palm Beach, Florida at the Coral Sky Amphitheater on Friday, Dec. 13. Travolta shared the news of the event on his Instagram page, where he also announced a special Q&A session after the show. Tickets go on sale at Live Nation on Friday at 10 a. m.
  • Haunting can come with hazards for haunted house actors

    ...- Genevieve Grippo | Newschannel 3
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WWMT) – Haunted houses are often home to chainsaws, clowns and creatures that go bump in the night, but it’s customers that can be most frightening for the workers behind the masks. Whether it be a response to fear or another influence, haunted house workers say it’s not unheard of for customers to touch or injure actors on the job. Cortney Collia, an actress at Haunt Park inside of the Kalamazoo Speedway, said it’s rare for customers to have a physical reaction to fear.
  • Shaq donates a year's rent to a paralyzed Atlanta boy

    ...- FOX26 News
    ATLANTA (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal has donated a year's rent in a new home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was paralyzed in a shooting at a football game. O'Neal tells WXIA-TV that Isaiah Payton's family had been living in a one-bedroom apartment that wasn't accessible for people with disabilities. Now they have a home in a good neighborhood. He says he's helping furnish the home and will pay its rent for the next year.
  • Godzilla Charizard: Pokémon's newest game has fans buzzing over new character versions

    ...- MICHAEL CADENHEAD, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    The Pokémon Company has released a trailer for its newest Nintendo Switch roleplay game “Sword & Shield,” revealing new “Gigantamax” characters. The character transformations, however, were met with mixed reviews. The characters being upgraded include Pikachu, Eevee, Charizard, Butterfree,and Meowth. Some Gigantamax characters are only available if users purchased the previous game “Pokémon: Let’s Go. " Othercharacters will be made available for a short time after the games Nov. 15 release.
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' heads to Broadway 26 years after movie's debut

    ...- MICHAEL CADENHEAD, Sinclair Broadcast Group
    Twenty-six years after its release, the hit comedy “Mrs. Doubtfire” is coming to Broadway. The show will begin with a tryout engagement Nov. 26-Dec. 29 in Seattle, with a first opening debut April 5 at Broadway’s Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks will direct the performance. John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick wrote musical’s book, with an original score by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick.
  • STAR 101.5 Pet of the Week: Harley Quinn, 2-year-old Australian Cattle Dog

    ...- STAR Staff
    Introducing the STAR 101. 5 Pet of the Week! Every Wednesday, tune in to the Curt, Corine and Leonard Morning Show at 8:45am to hear about a new pet who is up for adoption through Seattle Humane. This week's Pet of the Week is Harley Quinn! Harley Quinn is a 2-year-old Australia Cattle Dog, and she’s such a sweet girl and has the biggest bat ears! She came to Seattle Humane from Oklahoma via their Life-Saver Rescue Program, which has brought in more than 3,400 animals so far this year.
  • Horrible wonders: A guide to gifting Halloween goodies, creepy movies and toys

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    Here we are neck deep into the horrors of wilting leaves, cooling temperatures and sugar cravings. To celebrate, here's a look at recent and classic horror Blu-ray and 4K UHD releases with a few tantalizing Funko toys thrown in for a bit of flavor. Recently in Theaters. Recent horror releases: "3 From Hell," "Annabelle Comes Home," "Brightburn," "Crawl," "Child's Play," "Ma," Midsommar," "Satanic Panic," "Us. " (Photo: Lionsgate, Warner Bros.
  • Reports: Zoe Kravitz to play Catwoman in 'The Batman'

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Warner Bros. has reportedly cast the Cat to star alongside Robert Pattinson’s Bat. According to Entertainment Weekly, the studio has confirmed Zoe Kravitz will play Catwoman in director Matt Reeves’ “The Batman. ” The film is set to begin shooting in January with a June 25, 2021 release date. Pattinson takes over the Batman role from Ben Affleck, presumably playing a much younger version of the character than the 47-year-old Affleck last played in “Justice League.
  • Disney+ reveals launch lineup of family favorites, kids' classics, and obscure oddities

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Disney+ has unveiled a list of hundreds of movies and TV series that will be available when the streaming service launches next month, and chances are you’ll find quite a few films you love and many others you’ve long since forgotten existed, if you ever even knew they did. Coming Soon | Disney+
  • 'Making a Murderer' defendant files latest appeal for new trial

    ...- WLUK News
    MADISON, Wis. (WLUK) – Steven Avery’s attorney filed his latest appeal Monday, a 150-page document seeking to overturn his conviction for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, which was explored in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer. "The appeal asked for a review of decisions by Sheboygan County Judge Angela Sutkiewicz, denying Avery new trials. Steven Avery Appeal 10. 14.
  • Animated 'The Addams Family' is fun-sized Halloween entertainment

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    The Addams Family. 3 out of 5 Stars. Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon. Writers: Matt Lieberman, Pamela Pettler, Erica Rivinoja, Charles Addams (Characters) Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz. Genre: Comedy, Animated. Rated: PG for macabre and suggestive humor, and some action.
  • You can rent DeLorean DMC, Ecto-1, Mystery Machine in time for Halloween

    ...- Adam Forgie
    If you're dressing up as a ghostbuster for Halloween, you can now rent the "Ecto-1" vehicle popularized by the movie franchise. Also for rent? The DMC DeLorean from Back to the Future (flux-capacitor not included) Mystery Machine from Scooby-Doo. The three famous vehicles are all for rent through Turo, which describes itself as the "Airbnb for cars. " You can see several photos of the vehicles in our gallery above. The Ghostbusters Ecto-1 ($250/day) - Who ya gonna call?
  • 'Southern Charm' star pays $80K to anti-rape organization following nanny's assault

    ...- DREW TRIPP | WCIV Staff
    CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) -- Southern Charm star Thomas Ravenel made a substantial payment to a sexual violence victims advocacy group as part of a settlement agreement in an assault case brought by his former nanny. Court documents show Ravenel agreed to pay $80,000 to the Charleston-based organization People Against Rape. Ravenel pleaded guilty in September to a third-degree assault of Dawn Ledwell.
  • Victoria's Secret hires its first plus size model

    ...- FALYCIA CAMPBELL | WSYX/WTTE Staff
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Victoria's Secret is inching closer to becoming an inclusive company. For the first time, Victoria's Secret will feature a plus size woman in their campaign. Ali Tate Cutler who is a size 14, just signed with the company as part of a new partnership with a London-based lingerie brand called Bluebella. Cutler made the announcement on her Instagram page, by posting a photo of herself wearing Bluebella lingerie. "I believe I’m the first size 14 on @victoriassecret?
  • Report: NBC staffer accuses Matt Lauer of rape in new book

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) – An NBC employee has come forward and accused former 'Today' show host, Matt Lauer of rape, according to CNN. (Video: Sinclair Broadcast Group) Lauer was fired from NBC two years ago when an employee accused him of "inappropriate sexual behavior. " That employee, Brooke Nevils, described in vivid detail her account of that evening and ultimately claiming that the 2014 incident was rape. Nevils makes the accusation against Lauer in Ronan Farrow's new book "Catch & Kill.
  • STAR 101.5 Pet(s) of the Week: Bonded pair of 8-year-old cats, Paola and Winston

    ...- STAR Staff
    Introducing the STAR 101. 5 Pet of the Week! Every Wednesday, tune in to the Curt, Corine and Leonard Morning Show at 8:45am to hear about a new pet who is up for adoption through Seattle Humane. This week's featured pet is plural - pets. Meet Paola and Winston, a bonded pair of 8-year-old cats, originally transferred from the Humane shelter in Spokane. These two cats were recently surrendered back to shelter when their owner struggled to maintain housing and could no longer care for them.
  • Ellen DeGeneres criticized for sitting by George W. Bush at NFL game

    ...- MCKENZIE STAUFFER, KUTV
    Ellen DeGeneres is defending her decision to sit next to George W. and Laura Bush at the Dallas Cowboy game on Sunday. The talk show host explained during a segment set to air Tuesday that it’s a good thing when two people of different backgrounds are friendly. DeGeneres and her wife, Portia de Rossi, were invited to the game by Charolette Jones, daughter of the Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones. DeGeneres was seated next to Bush. The pair were seen exchanging friendly conversation.
  • Netflix's 'Raising Dion' is a superhero origin series for kids and tweens, not adults

    ...- RYAN PAINTER, KUTV
    Raising Dion. 3 out of 5 Stars. Creators: Carol Barbee, Dennis Liu. Starring: Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young, Sammi Haney. Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama. Rated: TV-PG. Raising Dion (Photo: Netflix) SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: Following the mysterious death of her husband, Nichole tries to raise her son Dion while struggling to keep her head and finances together. The situation becomes increasingly difficult when Dion begins to manifest superpowers. Raising Dion (Photo: Netflix) Review: Michael B.
  • Well-crafted 'Joker' explores the trauma of an individual, not a nation

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    Joker. 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Todd Phillips. Writers: Todd Phillips, Scott Silver. Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz. Genre: Drama, Crime. Rated: R for strong bloody violence, disturbing behavior, language and brief sexual images. (Center) JOAQUIN PHOENIX as Arthur Fleck in Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative’s tragedy “JOKER,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo: Warner Bros. )
  • Snoop Dogg's 10-day-old grandson dies

    ...- McKenzie Stauffer
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Snoop Dogg’s grandson has died 10 days after being born. The rapper’s son, Corde Broadus, shared the tragic news on Instagram Thursday. "Kai Love 9/15/19 - 9/25/19," he wrote on the social network. "My son Kai brought so much love and positivity into this world. His energy will live on and these 10 days of love will always be special to us. Let's all cherish life and those we love while we are here. Thank you. "
  • Review: Scenic 'Abominable' trudges a familiar path

    ...- RYAN PAINTER, KUTV
    Abominable. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Jill Culton, Todd Wilderman. Writers: Jill Culton. Starring: Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor. Genre: Animation, Adventure. Rated: PG for some action and mild rude humor. (from left) – Peng (Albert Tsai), Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Yi (Chloe Bennet) with Everest in DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s "Abominable," written and directed by Jill Culton. (Photo: DreamWorks Animation)
  • Family goes big to surprise daughter with birthday trip to Disney World

    ...- MICHAEL VANZETTA Sinclair Broadcast Group
    ORLANDO, Fla. (SBG)- What dedication. This family wanted to surprise their daughter for her birthday by getting her to Disney World without her knowledge. They used a blindfold, and earphones & noise-canceling headphones on her to keep the surprise going. (Elizabeth Mueller) The family used a blindfold, and earphones & noise-canceling headphones on her to keep the surprise a secret.
  • STAR 101.5 Pet of the Week: Sophie, a Bichon Frise, is looking for someone to snuggle!

    ...- STAR Staff
    Click the picture above to hear the interview with Seattle Humane about Sophie. Introducing the STAR 101. 5 Pet of the Week! Every Wednesday, tune in to the Curt, Corine and Leonard Morning Show at 8:45am to hear about a new pet who is up for adoption through Seattle Humane. This week's featured pet is Sophie, a senior Bichon Frise. Sophie will happily crawl into your lap for a good snuggle session, the perfect companion for these Pacific Northwest's rainy days!
  • Weekend box office: Audiences give 'Downton Abbey' a royal welcome

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV
    Weekend Box Office September 20-22, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Focus Features has reason to raid the top shelf as “Downton Abbey,” a feature length film that picks up where the ITV/PBS series left off, not only finished in first place it strolled past the $22 million predictions and looks to finish the weekend with $31 million. That’s the most any Focus film has ever opened to (2015’s “Insidious Chapter 3” opened with $22. 7 million). Overseas “Downton Abbey” opened to $30. 8 million.
  • Here's what's coming to Netflix in October 2019

    ...- RYAN PAINTER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) -- The Netflix revolving door in October sees the usual suspects like "Men in Black," "Charlie's Angels," "Bad Boys" and "Ocean's Twelve" returning to the streaming service, but the real excitement comes the original programming. Here's what Netflix is actively pushing: And here are twelve titles that caught my eye and will be added to my list: Living Undocumented -- NETFLIX ORIGINAL.
  • Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in October 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – With October on the horizon it time to take a peek at the titles that will soon be disappearing from Netflix's streaming service. There are quite a few notable films including the likes of "A. I. Artificial Intelligence," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Hoosiers," "Platoon" and "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. " Here are another ten titles I'd recommend that I'm sad to see go. All the President's Men.
  • Bus carrying road crew for country artist Josh Turner drove off cliff, ejected two people

    ...- ADRIAN MOJICA | WZTV Staff
    SHANDON, Calif. (WZTV) -- The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has released details on a bus crash involving the road crew for country and gospel artist Josh Turner. According to CHP, the bus driver was in the right lane of State Road 46 when "for unknown reasons" he drove off the roadway onto the dirt shoulder Wednesday. The driver then drove through a barbed wire fence and dense vegetation before driving off a 50-foot cliff.
  • STG Presents: Double Dare Live, 'the messiest game show on the road' on Oct. 22!

    ...- STAR Staff
    STG Presents Double Dare Live at The Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Inspired by the iconic TV game show Double Dare, Double Dare Live features two teams comprised of selected audience members competing to win prizes by answering brain-bending trivia questions, completing messy physical challenges and ultimately facing the legendary obstacle course.
  • STAR 101.5 Pet of the Week: Meet Betty, a 4-year-old Terrier mix looking for a home

    ...- STAR Staff
    Click the picture above to hear the interview with Seattle Humane about Betty. Introducing the STAR 101. 5 Pet of the Week! Every Wednesday, tune in to the Curt, Corine and Leonard Morning Show at 8:45am to hear about a new pet who is up for adoption through Seattle Humane. This week's featured pet is Betty, a cow-patterned 4-year-old Terrier mix. She’s energetic, silly, and despite her less-than-thrilled expression with an ice cream cone on her head, she’s quite photogenic.
  • Just Announced: Trans-Siberian Orchestra returning to the Tacoma Dome on Nov. 24th!

    ...- STAR Staff
    Have you heard the exciting news? Trans-Siberian Orchestra is returning to the Tacoma Dome for one spectacular show on Sunday, November 24th! Trans-Siberian Orchestra is bringing back an ALL-NEW version of the original show “Christmas Eve & Other Stories” from their bestselling album that they haven’t performed in over eight years! The show brings their classic album to the stage with brand-new production, staging, and effects! STAR 101.
  • 'It Chapter Two' offers closure, falls short of previous effort

    ...- Ryan Painter
    It Chapter Two. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Andy Muschietti. Writers: Gary Dauberman, Stephen King (novel) Starring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader. Genre: Horror. Rated: R for disturbing violent content and bloody images throughout, pervasive language, and some crude sexual material. BILL SKARSGÅRD as Pennywise in New Line Cinema’s horror thriller "IT CHAPTER TWO,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo: Warner Bros. )
  • The Folio Society to celebrate Marvel's origins with 'Marvel: The Golden Age 1939-1949'

    ...- Ryan Painter, KUTV Staff
    Part of Marvel’s celebration of the 80th anniversary release of “Marvel Comics #1” includes teaming up with with British publishing house The Folio Society for a gorgeous hardcover release of “Marvel: The Golden Age 1939 – 1949. ” This release includes a facsimile of “Marvel Comics #1” and a clothbound hardback book featuring “The Sub-Mariner #1,” “The Human Torch #5,” “Captain America Comics #10” and “All Winners Comics #19. ”
  • 'Darth Vader,' 'Emperor Palpatine' visit patients Utah children's hospital

    ...- ADAM FORGIE, KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Two of the most iconic villains [alright, alright, THE MOST iconic villains] from the Star Wars universe are softies after all. Actors Ian McDiarmid (Senator/Emperor Palpatine) and Hayden Christensen (Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader) stopped by Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City Thursday morning to visit with some star-struck patients. The pair is in Utah for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this weekend.
  • Hulu already eyeing adaptation of Atwood's 'Handmaid's Tale' sequel

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Margaret Atwood’s long-awaited sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale” is not even in bookstores yet, but producers of the Hulu series based on the original novel are already in talks to bring it to the screen in some form. According to Entertainment Weekly, Hulu and MGM TV are working with “The Handmaid’s Tale” showrunner Bruce Miller to see how “The Testaments,” scheduled for release next week, can “serve as an extension of the show. ”
  • 'Team of Dreams' marks 30 years since 'Field of Dreams' filmed in Iowa

    ...- KGAN
    DYERSVILLE, Iowa (KGAN) - The "Field of Dreams" in Dyersville came alive on Sunday with baseball legends and fans of all ages at the annual "Team of Dreams" day. Kids got to play catch on the farm field and even see some real life legends like hall of fame athletes Steve Carlton and Wade Boggs. Other activities included a silent auction for autographed gloves, baseballs, jerseys and movie posters and pictures. Organizers said much of the 1989 film's success is because of the perfect location.
  • Barbie launches new 'Inspiring Women' dolls honoring Rosa Parks, Sally Ride

    ...- SARAH CAVINESS | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    A beloved toy brand for millions of children has added two dolls to its collection, inspiring little ones to dream bigger than ever before. Barbie, owned by Mattel Inc. , released their "Inspiring Women" series which pays tributes to heroines throughout history. The company announced Monday they've added two new faces: Rosa Parks and Sally Ride. "We're humbled to welcome two new role models into this important collection," the company said in a press release.
  • A journey nears its end in D23 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' teaser

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    Disney unveiled about a minute of new material from the final film in the Star Wars saga at its D23 Expo over the weekend, and the climactic footage is now available online for all who were not there to see it in Anaheim. After recalling iconic moments from the previous eight films, the D23 sizzle reel reveals new characters, new locations, and Daisy Ridley’s Rey armed with a new double-sided lightsaber. “The Force Awakens” director J.
  • Khalid's benefit concert raised $500,000 for El Paso shooting victims

    ...- Erika Esquivel
    LAS CRUCES, N. M. (KFOX/KDBC) — Khalid's benefit concert that took place Sunday night raised $500,000. All the money will go the El Paso Community Foundation to help the victims of the Aug. 3 Walmart mass shooting that left 22 people dead and 24 others injured. The concert was called A Night for Suncity. Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, SZA, Lil Yachty, Rae Sremmurd and Beto O'Rourke also made an appearance at the concert.
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