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  • 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+
  • 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.
  • Coming to Netflix in September 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    This month's new selection of titles coming to Netflix includes a wonderful selection of original films and episodic stories alongside some undiscovered foreign classics, American thrillers and a children's series based on a beloved book series. Elena. Released in 2011, "Elena" is a wonderful Russian film that finds an upper-class businessman Vladimir marrying Elena, his lower-class nurse.
  • Sneak peek at Disney+ preview event at D23

    ...- Ryan Painter
    We've known for months that Disney is launching a streaming service that will unlock the riches of the company's vast vault that includes Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic and many of the family-friendly titles recently acquired from Twentieth Century Fox. Friday at D23, the company's annual fan even, audiences were shown trailers from some of the exclusive, original content that Disney plans to release in the coming months after the platform goes live in November.
  • Dave Chappelle set to host benefit concert for Dayton shooting victims

    ...- Danielle Malagarie, WKEF/WRGT
    DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/ WRGT)- The Oregon District is a place to shop, grab a bite to eat and spend time with family and friends, and the city of Dayton is making sure nothing takes that away, even a horrific act of violence. "We're not going to let fear win, we're not going to let fear take over our lives,” said Val Beerbower, with Downtown Dayton Partnership. It's been nearly three weeks since a gunman killed nine people and wounded 27 others in the district.
  • Netflix's 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' is a wondrous and triumphant fantasy

    ...- RYAN PAINTER, KUTV
    In December of 1982 "The Dark Crystal," a fantasy film set in the magical land of the planet Thra, was released in New York City theaters. It was a curiosity from the mind of Jim Henson and frequent collaborator Frank Oz. I would see the film in the coming weeks during its national rollout and like many audiences I was somewhat surprised by how different the film felt from "Sesame Street" and "The Muppet Show.
  • Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in September 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    The revolving door of films coming and going from Netflix features some familiar titles like Christopher Nolan's Batman films, the first three Fast & Furious films, "A Clockwork Orange," "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" and the overlooked animated classic "Monster House" leaving the streaming service in September. There's also a fair share of Disney titles leaving including "Leroy & Stitch," "Mulan" and "Pocahontas.
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crashes at Tennessee airport

    ...- Brandon Bailey, WCYB Staff
    CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. — A private plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. , his wife Amy and their 15-month old daughter Isla crashed at the Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Tennessee. WCYB. During a press conference, officials said the NTSB and FAA are expected to arrive and officially begin their investigation into the crash Friday morning. Most of the aircraft was destroyed, and part of the fence of the airport was wrapped around the middle of the fuselage of the plane.
  • STG Presents: Andy Grammer on his 'Don't Give Up On Me' Tour at The Moore Theatre

    ...- STAR Staff
    STG Presents Andy Grammer at The Moore Theatre on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Since his 2011 self-titled debut, multiplatinum singer and songwriter Andy Grammer has consistently delivered stratosphere-size smashes buoyed by impressive range, deft musicality, and endless charisma. By 2019, he scored six chart-topping hits—each certified gold or better by the RIAA.
  • Peppa Pig to get new owner as Hasbro eyes $4 billion purchase of parent company

    ...- WJAR
    PAWTUCKET, R. I. (WJAR) — Rhode Island-based company Hasbro made a mega deal on Thursday. The toy company said it will acquire Entertainment One for $4 billion. According to a Hasbro press release, Entertainment One is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution, and sales of entertainment content. Hasbro said the tentative agreement will add beloved preschool brands Peppa Pig and PJ Masks to the company.
  • The power of naivety: The five-year journey to 'The Peanut Butter Falcon'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – It's a seemingly nondescript Wednesday afternoon for everyone in the newsroom, but in the lobby directors/writers Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson are two days away from the opening of their first feature film, "The Peanut Butter Falcon. " "I didn't have any famous friends, no agents or managers. So, it would have been hard regardless.
  • Dream chaser: 'The Peanut Butter Falcon' is a joyous crowd pleaser

    ...- Ryan Painter
    "The Peanut Butter Falcon" 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz. Writers: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen. Genre: Adventure, Drama. Rated: PG-13. Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson and Zack Gottsagen in scene from" The Peanut Butter Falcon. " (Photo: Road Side Attractions/ Armory Films)
  • 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' is a horror film that 13-year-old me would have loved

    ...- Ryan Painter
    "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: André Øvredal. Writers: Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Guillermo del Toro, Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton, Alvin Schwartz (novel) Starring: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush. Genre: Horror, Thriller. Rated: PG-13 for terror/violence, disturbing images, thematic elements, language including racial epithets, and brief sexual references.
  • Woman alleges Wayne Newton's pet monkey attacked daughter

    ...- Matthew Seeman
    UPDATE (8/9 10:00 a. m. ): Wayne Newton's wifeKathleen McCrone Newton issued the following statement: “With regard to this lawsuit, we have not seen the complaint, but our company ceased running Casa de Shenandoah July 1, 2017, due to Wayne’s almost dying from a spider bite. So we are not a party and have no idea what happened in Oct. 2017. ” ORIGINAL: A woman alleges a monkey kept as a pet by Wayne Newton attacked her daughter in 2017, according to a lawsuit filed this week.
  • Backstreet Boys' AJ visited patients at children's hospital in Utah before concert

    ...- MCKENZIE STAUFFER | KUTV Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - The Backstreet Boys truly showed the shape of their hearts last night in Salt Lake City. Before their concert at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, band member AJ McLean stopped by Primary Children's Hospital. The singer visited with children and their families, according to a Facebook post published by the hospital. He also sang a cappella for them and even invited a lucky fan to join him on stage.
  • Presented by Car Toys: Our STAR Stage with Fitz and The Tantrums at Snoqualmie Casino

    ...- STAR Staff
    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. -- On Monday, August 5th STAR 101. 5 FM hosted a lucky batch of listeners for a private STAR Stage with Fitz and The Tantrums! We welcomed contest winners to the Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom for appetizers and drinks before they took their seats for the live performance. Hosted by STAR 101. 5's Jill Taylor, Fitz and The Tantrums performed four songs, including their hits "The Walker" and "Hands Clap" to a room of their biggest fans!
  • Bartell's 17th Annual School Tools Drive kicks off to benefit local kids!

    ...- STAR Staff
    A pencil can empower a future generation of songwriters, political candidates and CEOs. Markers, paper or colored pencils can spark inspiration for the next iconic hero. A ballpoint pen can be what a student needs to sign their college application. For most kids, these supplies are standard issue, paid for by their parents. But for many others, the means to provide these essential tools is out of reach. STAR 101. 5 is partnering with Bartell Drugs and World Vision to set students up for success.
  • Epic Universe coming to Universal Orlando

    ...- Gary Detman
    ORLANDO (CBS12) – There will be a new theme park at Universal Orlando. It's called Epic Universe. Universal says it will "forever change theme park entertainment. " It'll be about four miles south of the current Universal Orlando location. No word yet on an opening date. WKMG reported the theme park will employ 14,000 people at a pay rate of $15 an hour.
  • Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in August 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    August will see numerous of classic titles like "Scarface," "The Da Vinci Code" and "The Fifth Element" and franchises like "A Cinderella Story,""Final Destination," and "The Butterfly Effect" leaving Netflix. Here are ten other titles that caught my eye. "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" Director Terry Gilliam("Brazil," "12 Monkeys") has a way of dividing critics and audience alike. His take onHunter S. Thompson's novel "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is one of the most divisive.
  • STG Presents: A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage this November!

    ...- STAR Staff
    SEATTLE, Wash. -- It'sChristmas in July! Just in time for the holiday season, everyone’s favorite Peanuts television special comes to life on stage in Seattle! A Charlie Brown Christmas (Live on Stage) is coming to The Moore in Seattle for THREE shows on Saturday, November 23rd! Tickets are on sale now HERE.

  • ...- Seattle Refined
    The Pacific Northwest is known for its gorgeous scenery, epic hikes and abundant wildlife. But did you know you don't have to drive to the mountains, or even leave King County to experience nature at its finest? Just a few minutes from downtown Seattle, you'll find hiking, biking, whale watching and wildlife-spotting—all in Seattle Southside. Just two miles from I-5, there's a sandy beach getaway that is the perfect place to beat the heat on a hot summer day.
  • 'Midsommar' is a grotesque, less effective follow up to 'Hereditary'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Midsommar3 out of 5 StarsDirector: Ari AsterWriters: Ari AsterStarring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson HarperGenre: Drama, HorrorRated: RSALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) – Synopsis: A group of American college students travel to rural Sweden to experience their midsummer festival. Review: I loved the madness of writer/director Ari Aster’s debut film “Hereditary.
  • 'The Walking Dead' comic series comes to unexpected end with latest issue

    ...- Stephen Loiaconi
    A month after Robert Kirkman unexpectedly killed off his best-selling book’s lead character, the writer delivered an even bigger shock in “The Walking Dead” #193: killing off the series. The end came without warning in the 72-page issue of the Image Comics series that hit stores Wednesday, written by Kirkman and drawn by Charlie Adlard, closing out the zombie survival drama that ran for 16 years and spawned a mini-empire of TV series, novels, and video games.
  • New DVD, Blu-ray and digital release highlights for the week of July 1 -7, 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    We're kicking July off with an incredibly light release week. "The Best of Enemies," based on the true story of Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson), a civil rights activist, and C. P. Ellis (Sam Rockwell), a Ku Klux Klan leader, who are forced to work together when a court orders desegregation in 1971 North Carolina. It's not a bad film and will likely appeal to those who loved "Green Book" are likely to love this as well.
  • 'Toy Story 4' repeats, 'Spider-Man' opens big in Asia ahead of domestic release

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office June 28-30, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) As expected, “Toy Story 4” repeats as box office champion with a weekend total of $57. 9 million. That’s about $6 million less than most were predicting, but only a 52% drop. The film’s domestic total is now $236 million and worldwide the total is a healthy $496. 5 million. “Annabelle Comes Home” finds itself in second place with $20 million this weekend.
  • 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' offers levity in the wake of 'Endgame'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Spider-Man: Far from Home. 3. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Jon Watts. Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Stan Lee (Comics), Steve Ditko (Comics) Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal. Genre: Action, Sci-Fi. Rated: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, some language and brief suggestive comments. Spider-Man in Columbia Pictures’ SPIDER-MAN: ™ FAR FROM HOME' (Photo: Sony)
  • American Idol winner, Maddie Poppe, spills the tea on her 'Whirlwind' life

    ...- Malia Karlinsky
    It was just a gal and her guitar... when singing sensation Maddie Poppe performed for fans at Star 101. 5 Radio Station. Her charm, charisma, and incredible talent, were shining through. It's clear, at just age 21, this artist is comfortable anywhere, from intimate settings like this, to the immense American Idol show stage. "I saw the card with my name on it before he announced it," Poppe said. "It was like this big how could I not see that?
  • Coming to Netflix in July 2019

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Welcome to the month when we finally get "Stranger Things 3. " Nothing else really matters, right? Actually, I am also excited to see other Netflix Originals like "3Below: Tales of Arcadia: Part 2," "Cities of Last Things" and "The Red Sea Diving Resort. " Still, "Stranger Things 3" and more "Stranger Things 3" please. Here are a few catalog titles also coming to Netflix in July that caught my eye: "The Book of Eli"
  • 'Annabelle Comes Home' delivers jump scares and fleeting frights

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Annabelle Comes Home. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Gary Dauberman. Writers: James Wan (story by), Gary Dauberman. Starring: Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife. Genre: Horror. Rated: R for horror violence and terror. The Annabelle doll in New Line Cinema’s horror film “ANNABELLE COMES HOME,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo: Warner Bros. )
  • Bounty hunter's wife, Beth Chapman, dead at 51

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    WASHINGTON (SBG) - Beth Chapman, who starred in "Dog the Bounty Hunter" with her husband, Duane "Dog" Chapman died Wednesday. Duane confirmed the death of his wife in a tweet. She was 51 years at the time of her death. "This is the time she would wake up to go hike Koko Head mountain," Duane posted. "Only today, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you on the other side. " Beth was atQueen's Medical Center in Honolulu and was placed into a medically induced coma Monday.
  • 'Toy Story 4' hits a franchise high, falls short of ambitious expectations

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office June 21-23, 2019SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — We need to reconsider how we define success at the box office. We get so wrapped up in films breaking records that when they come up short the inclination is to say they were disappointments. “Toy Story 4” earned $118 million, beating out the competition by over than $100 million. The problem is that many believed that “Toy Story 4” could open with more than $160 million this weekend.
  • Granger Smith thanks community for its support after his son's death

    ...- KEYE Staff
    AUSTIN, Texas (KEYE) - In a new video, county-music singer Granger Smith thanked the community, doctors and nurses, at Dell Children's Medical Center for their support after his young son's death earlier this month. River Kelly Smith was taken to Dell Children's Medical Center for treatment before passing away earlier this month. Granger Smith said in the video he has plans to deliver a $100,000 check from the sale of shirts in son's honor to the hospital with his family sometime this week.
  • 'Wicked' casts a bewitching spell at The Paramount Theatre

    ...- Malia Karlinsky
    The magical story of 'Wicked,' now on stage at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle, begins at a special school where two soon-to-be famous witches meet. And you could say - it's definitelynot friendship at first sight! "I play Glinda 'The Good Witch' - but she is? That’s the question in 'Wicked,'" said Erin Mackey. "We’re always exploring good and wicked. " Mariand Torres is Elphaba - who just happened to be born the color green.
  • Washington is among the top 20 best states to live in

    ...- Gena Wynkoop
    I mean, come on... we know this. Washington is obviously, the BOMB. According to a study conducted by Wallethub, Washington nabs the 17th spot on the 'Top 20 States to Live in America' list. Although I think it should be higher (especially while we are in the midst of a stunning spring), I do realize that the winter months can be a bit dreary, so okay - I will accept the 17th spot.
  • 'Men in Black: International' celebrates box office win with lackluster numbers

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office June 14-16, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — All is quiet and eerie at the domestic box office as “Men in Black: International” takes the top spot despite being largely ignored as it looks to finish the weekend with a scant $28 million. Previous entries in the franchise all opened over $50 million. Following recent trends, the film did far better overseas where it has earned nearly $74 million for worldwide total of $102 million against a $110 million budget.
  • 'Shaft' offers action thrills amid a tone-deaf narrative

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Shaft. 2. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Tim Story. Writers: Kenta Barris, Alex Barnow, Ernest Tidyman (Characters) Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree. Genre: Action Comedy. Rated: R for pervasive language, violence, sexual content, some drug material and brief nudity. (L-R) ALEXANDRA SHIPP as Sasha, JESSIE T. USHER as John "JJ" Shaft and SAMUEL L. JACKSON as John Shaft in New Line Cinema's action comedy "SHAFT," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo: Warner Bros.
  • Vashon named one of Best Islands in America for a Summer Vacation

    ...- Gena Wynkoop
    It's time to start thinking about those sweet, sweet summer vacations and according to Thrillist, Washington's very own Vashon Island made their '16 Best Islands in America for a Summer Vacation This Year' list. In a midst of beautiful islands all over the states Vashon definitely stands out, and is described in Thrillist as a place where "free-spirited liberals have left 'the mainland' for this fertile farmland in search of a slower pace of life. "
  • Visiting the largest land ever created in Disney Parks history

    ...- Seattle Refined
    Disneyland Resort just opened up their much hyped new land, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. It's 14 acres of out-of-this-world fun, in fact - it's the largest land ever created in Disney Parks history. There's so much to do on the Planet Batuu, head into the marketplace and pick up a unique gift, or stop by Ronto Roasters where a Smelter Droid turns a spit of meat. You can even head to the Droid Depot and design your own droid.
  • 'Dark Phoenix' burns out, 'The Secret Life of Pets 2' stumbles into first place

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office: June 7-9, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — “The Secret Life of Pets 2” fell short of modest predictions that had the film earning $50 million over its first weekend, but its $47 million was still good enough to nab first place as the latest (and last from Fox) X-Men film “Dark Phoenix” struggled to make just $33 million. Snowball (Kevin Hart) in Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets 2, directed by Chris Renaud. (Photo: Universal Pictures)
  • 'The Secret Life of Pets 2' improves upon the original's cuteness

    ...- Ryan Painter
    The Secret Life of Pets 2. 3 out of 5 Stars. Director: Chris Renaud, Jonathan del Val. Writer: Brian Lynch. Starring: Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford. Genre: Comedy, Animated. Rated: PG for some action and rude humor. (from left) Liam, Max (Patton Oswalt) and Duke (Eric Stonestreet) in Illumination's "The Secret Life of Pets 2," directed by Chris Renaud. (Photo: Universal Pictures)
  • Dull 'Dark Phoenix' closes out exhausted X-Men series

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Dark Phoenix. 2. 5 out of 5 Stars. Director: Simon Kinberg. Writer: Simon Kinberg, John Byrne (story), Chris Claremont (story), Dave Cockrum (story), Jack Kirby (characters), Stan Lee (characters) Starring: Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence. Genre: Sci-Fi, Action. Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action including some gunplay, disturbing images, and brief strong language.
  • Just announced: An Evening with Jason Mraz & Raining Jane at The Paramount!

    ...- STAR Staff
    JUST ANNOUNCED: Jason Mraz & Raining Jane to play TWO nights at The Paramount Theatre on November 9 & 10! While amassing a global fan base for his positive message and soulful, folk-pop sound, Jason Mraz has earned numerous diamond and platinum certifications for his various releases, including his classic singles “I Won’t Give Up,” “Lucky,” and the record-breaking “I’m Yours.
  • Bumbershoot announces 2019 lineup

    ...- Gena Wynkoop
    BUMBYYYY IS BACK! The line up was announced via Instagram this morning and the list looks MAGICAL. Headliners include The Lumineers, Tyler The Creator, Rezz, Louis the Child, H. E. R. and soooo much more. Bumbershoot will begin on August 30, 2019 and will run through September 1, 2019. Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday, June 5 at 10 a. m. so be sure to set mark your calendars and set your alarms! Learn more on Bumbershoot's website.
  • Sinclair Cares: Stand America Strong, A Day of Giving

    ...- Sinclair Broadcast Group
    DONATE NOW >>>WASHINGTON (SBG) - Severe storms from Kansas to Pennsylvania led to multiple tornadoes destroying homes and causing torrential rains that led to significant flooding. That's why our parent company Sinclair Broadcast Group and The Salvation Army are teaming up to help those impacted by the storms. According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday marked the 12th straight day that tornadoes were reported. That is the most since an 11 day stretch in 1980.
  • Weekend box office: 'Godzilla' sequel stomps past 'Aladdin'

    ...- Ryan Painter
    Weekend Box Office: May 31- June 2, 2019. SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” can add “Champion of the Box Office” to its various titles as the massive-monster movie earned $49 million this weekend. That’s about half of the $93 million that 2014’s “Godzilla” earned over its first weekend and just bellow the $61 million that “Kong: Skull Island” opened to in 2017. Both of those films went on to earn more than $500 million worldwide.
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