Category Archives: CNN – Entertainment

‘Seinfeld’ moving from TBS to Viacom, not that there’s anything wrong with that

Close talkers, anti-dentites and everyone with man hands unite: “Seinfeld” isn’t leaving just yet. After 19 years on TBS, the beloved sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander and Julia Louis-Dreyfus is heading to a new home. Media giant Viacom announced Saturday it has acquired the exclusive cable rights to “Seinfeld” in a deal…MORE

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ actor Aron Eisenberg dies at age 50

Aron Eisenberg, who played Nog from the Star Trek spin-off “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” has died, his widow said. He was 50. “He was an intelligent, humble, funny, emphatic soul,” Eisenberg’s wife MalĂ­ssa Longo posted on Facebook. “There will never be another light like Aron’s. The beauty that he was and the legacy he…MORE

Thom Yorke calls himself a ‘hypocrite’ when it comes to climate change

Radiohead singer Thom Yorke has called himself a “hypocrite” and admitted that his campaigning on climate change has often been at odds with his jet-setting lifestyle. In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s “Desert Island Discs,” the British musician said: “The thing I’ve always struggled somewhat with, is if I’m campaigning on climate change, I’m…MORE

Ba-de-ya! Los Angeles declared September 21 ‘Earth, Wind & Fire Day’

Do you remember? The Los Angeles City Council does. That’s right folks, it’s here: It’s the 21st night of September, and it’s basically the only time you can get away with listening to Earth, Wind & Fire’s classic song “September” on repeat. And to make sure all Angelenos understood their obligation to chase the clouds…MORE

‘Gully Boy’ is India’s official entry to the 92nd Academy Awards

India’s hopes for winning its first Oscar for Best International Feature Film will rest this year on “Gully Boy,” which tells the story of a rising rapper from Mumbai. Producer Farhan Akhtar announced on Twitter that the movie is India’s official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards. “Gully Boy,” which premiered at the Berlin Film…MORE

Your 2019 Emmy Awards viewing guide

It’s almost time for the Emmy Awards. But if you’ve been too busy trying to keep your Netflix queue empty to keep up with news about the award show, don’t worry. This is what you need to know: Who’s hosting? No one. Taking a cue from the host-less Oscars, the Emmys is opting not to…MORE

Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance after animal rights activists protested

Taylor Swift has canceled a scheduled performance at Australia’s Melbourne Cup, after animal rights activists campaigned against her appearance at the horse racing event. The Victoria Racing Club, which hosts the Melbourne Cup, announced earlier in September that Swift would headline Melbourne Cup Day on November 5. In an online statement Saturday, however, the club…MORE

Barron Hilton, whose empire included hotels and an NFL team, dies at 91

Famous hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died this week at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91 and died of natural causes Thursday, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation said. His son, Steven M. Hilton, who serves as chairman of the board at the Hilton Foundation, said the family is mourning the loss of a…MORE