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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, file photo, Jerry Lewis accepts the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences during the Oscars telecast during the 81st Academy Awards, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. Lewis died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, according to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Coroner: Jerry Lewis death was from end-stage heart disease

LAS VEGAS — Authorities in Las Vegas say Jerry Lewis died of heart disease, but the wording of his death certificate differs from what was reported earlier. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Monday that Lewis' official cause of death was end-stage cardiac disease and peripheral ...

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ outdoes ‘Logan Lucky’ at box office

LOS ANGELES— Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way. The two action flicks faced off this weekend, and "The Hitman's Bodyguard" emerged the victor with a ...

FILE - This is a Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 file photo of actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Berlin, Germany. British actor Daniel Craig announced he returning to cars, cocktails and camera pens to play James Bond in the franchise’s next film, due out in 2019.  The 49-year old actor told Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night’s “Late Show” that it will likely be his last time playing 007, and that he hopes to “go out on a high note.” (AP Photo/Michael Sohn/File)

Daniel Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edge

NEW YORK — Daniel Craig's 007-era will die another day. After months of gossip and denials, Craig on Tuesday night confirmed to Stephen Colbert on the "Late Show" that he will indeed return for another James Bond movie. The yet-titled film is due out November 2019. "We've just been ...

FILE - This March 9, 2016, file photo shows a total solar eclipse in Belitung, Indonesia. A solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, is set to star in several special broadcasts on TV and online. PBS, ABC, NBC, NASA Television and the Science Channel are among the outlets planning extended coverage of the first solar eclipse visible across the United States in 99 years. (AP Photo/File)

Tune in online or on TV to see eclipse

LOS ANGELES — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer who specializes in solar imaging, he's been photographing eclipses for more than three decades, and will be using 14 cameras to capture the Aug. 21 celestial event. The ...

Tacos made with Cheetos is shown during a press preview for a three-day pop-up restaurant featuring an all-Cheetos menu, Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017, in New York. Celebrity chef Anne Burrell has been given the unenviable task of creating an entire menu for a pop-up restaurant based on Cheetos. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in New York City

NEW YORK — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, ...

Stunt driver dies while filming ‘Deadpool 2’ in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — "Deadpool 2" star Ryan Reynolds is mourning the death of a motorcycle stunt driver killed during production Monday. Reynolds released a statement on Twitter a few hours after the accident near the waterfront in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. "Today, we ...

Pratt drops in at Teen Choice Awards but Cyrus a no-show

LOS ANGELES — The Teen Choice Awards, always a bubble celebrating teenage tastes, took time out during Sunday night's ceremony to consider the world its young audience will one day inherent. Hashtags, surfboards and loud shrieks dominated the Teen Choice Awards, as usual, with YouTube star ...

In this 1973 file photo, Elvis Presley sings during a concert. Friends and fans of late singer and actor Elvis Presley are descending on Memphis, Tenn., for Elvis Week, the annual celebration of his life and career. It coincides with the 40th anniversary of the passing of Presley, who died on Aug. 16, 1977. (AP Photo, File)

Presley’s friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It isn't just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too. Prolific session musician and producer Norbert Putnam was on vacation ...

Bug, a domestic short hair cat, inspects Noah Scalin's "The Hand That Feeds" at Dogumenta (I) NYC, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in New York. The art show, featuring 10 sculptures and installations created specifically for dogs, will be on display at Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan from Aug. 11 through 13.

Art exhibit expressly for canine & feline critics debuts in NYC

NEW YORK — You won't find any pictures of dogs playing poker at DoGUMENTA. A three-day art exhibition curated expressly for dogs is attracting hundreds of canines to a marina in lower Manhattan, where hounds and terriers are feasting their eyes, and in some cases their mouths, on nearly a ...

In this photo provided by Objects of Art shows, Kim Martindale, co-producer of Objects of Art, poses with two Pablo Picasso's silver cast plates that will be on display as part of the Objects of Art exhibition in Santa Fe, N.M., on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. The exhibit runs through Sunday Aug. 13. 2017. (Objects of Art via AP)

Santa Fe show features 2 of Picasso’s rare silver platters

Two of Pablo Picasso's silver platters are among the hundreds of rare items curated from collections around the world that will be on display and sold during a special exhibition in New Mexico's art capital of Santa Fe. The Objects of Art show , which runs through the weekend, also includes ...

Attorney: Settlement of lawsuit against ABC exceeds $177M

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A legal settlement between ABC and a South Dakota meat producer in a defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime" exceeded $177 million, an attorney for the producer said Wednesday. Disney, which ...

FILE - In this July 27, 2011 photo, musician Glen Campbell poses for a portrait in Malibu, Calif. Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer who had such hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy" and spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. He was 81. Campbell announced in June 2011 that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Glen Campbell, superstar entertainer of 1960s and ’70s, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Glen Campbell died Tuesday, his family said. He was 81. Campbell's family said the singer died Tuesday morning in Nashville and publicist Sandy Brokaw confirmed the news. No cause was immediately given. Campbell announced in June 2011 that he had been diagnosed with ...

Kyra Sedgwick participates in the "Ten Days In The Valley" panel during the Disney ABC Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

Kyra Sedgwick’s new TV role: a mom whose child goes missing

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — TV producer Tassie Cameron had a recurring nightmare: While she was in her study working on a script, her sleeping children were taken from their beds. This nightmare inspired her to create ABC's "Ten Days in the Valley," a 10-part mystery starring Kyra Sedgwick as ...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. The trial of a lawsuit between Swift and David Mueller, a former radio host she accuses of groping her, begins Monday, Aug. 7, in U.S. District Court in Denver. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)

Photograph is among the key evidence in Taylor Swift trial

The Associated Press DENVER — Jurors deciding whether a radio host groped Taylor Swift during a photo op — and whether she and her team got him fired — will have to determine not just whose story to believe but what to make of a photograph that both sides say proves their case. The ...

Ex-‘Prairie Home’ host Garrison Keillor is busy at 75

ST. PAUL, Minn.— Garrison Keillor is not spending his time in retirement baking Powdermilk Biscuits or drinking coffee down at the Chatterbox Cafe now that he's hung up his microphone as host of his popular public radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion." He turns 75 on Aug. 7 and boards a ...

This July 28, 2017, photo at right, provided by Heather Taccetta in Kerrville, Texas, shows a newborn calf named Genie, with facial marking that resemble Gene Simmons, the bass player for the rock group KISS, shortly after its birth in Kerrville. On Sunday, July 31, 2017, Simmons, shown in an April 5, 2009, file photo, tweeted his admiration for the calf. (Heather Taccetta via AP, right), (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, left)

Texas calf born looking like KISS rockstar Gene Simmons

KERRVILLE, Texas — KISS frontman Gene Simmons is udderly thrilled by a newborn calf born with strikingly similar black-and-white markings to the face paint he wears on stage. Simmons tweeted his admiration for the calf on Sunday, saying, "This is real, folks!!!" The calf was born Friday ...

FILE- In this Wednesday, June 20, 1990 file photo, Britain's Princess Diana and Prince Charles, take shelter under an umbrella while attending the second day of the Royal Ascot horse race meet near London. A British television channel is broadcasting a new documentary on Princess Diana using video tapes in which she candidly discussed her marital problems and her strained relationship with the royal family. (AP Photo/Martyn Hayhow, File)

UK broadcaster defends plan to air Princess Diana recordings

LONDON — A British television channel on Monday defended its decision to broadcast recordings of Princess Diana candidly discussing her personal life, after some royal watchers called it a betrayal of the late princess' privacy. Channel 4 said the video tapes, made in the early 1990s, are ...

PBS CEO warns that federal cuts will sink some stations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The chief executive for PBS is sounding the alarm about public broadcasting's future if federal funding is axed as called for by President Donald Trump. "PBS will not go away, but a number of our stations will," CEO Paula Kerger said Sunday. "There is no Plan B for ...

Lifetime movie ‘Flint’ dramatizes city’s water crisis

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Melissa Mays, a resident of Flint, Michigan, came armed to discuss the city's tainted water crisis and a new Lifetime TV movie dramatizing it. Mays, speaking to a TV critics' meeting Friday, pointed to several bottles she had filled with her tap water and challenged ...

Nicole Kidman

Kidman is dying to do a comedy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Pratfalls, gags, or dry wit, Nicole Kidman says she'd love to give them a shot. The Oscar-winner says she never gets offered comedic roles and she'd like to change that. "They always say I'm not funny," said Kidman Saturday at a panel for TV critics to talk about ...