Theater

FILE- In this April 11, 1963, file photo, standing from left, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, and Richard Deacon, and Dick Van Dyke, right, gather around Carl Reiner, in barber chair during a rehearsal of an episode for the "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/David F. Smith, File)
December 29, 2017 - 7:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rose Marie chafed at being a supporting player in the shadow of Mary Tyler Moore's fetching suburban housewife on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." But it was as feisty comedy writer Sally Rogers that Marie stretched the narrow confines of how women were portrayed on TV in the mid-20th...
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FILE- In this April 11, 1963, file photo, standing from left, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, and Richard Deacon, and Dick Van Dyke, right, gather around Carl Reiner, in barber chair during a rehearsal of an episode for the "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/David F. Smith, File)
December 28, 2017 - 8:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rose Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and a show business lifer who began as a bobbed-hair child star in vaudeville and worked for nearly a century in theater, radio, TV and movies, died Thursday. She was 94. Marie had been resting in bed at her...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017 photo, Will Smith poses for photographers upon arrival at the European premiere of the Netflix film 'Bright' in London. Smith is at it again as a sci-fi cop in the new Netflix film “Bright.” The film, in select theaters and on Netflix starting Dec. 22, has not been well reviewed. No matter. Smith said at the Dec. 13 Los Angeles premiere he no longer considers each project as make or break. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
December 21, 2017 - 3:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Just money. Lots of money." So goes Will Smith's tongue-in-cheek summation of why he took on what has turned into one of the worst reviewed films of the season, the big-budget Netflix release "Bright." The seasoned film cop and science fiction star does it all over again,...
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This image released by Netflix shows Will Smith, left, and Joel Edgerton in a scene from, "Bright." (Matt Kennedy/Netflix via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 8:00 pm
That old Hollywood standby, the venerable buddy cop movie, may have met its anguished demise this holiday season. Will Smith just killed it. Virtually every permutation of the genre has been done — we've seen black cops teamed up with white cops, black cops with black cops, white cops and other...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, Dustin Hoffman arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Three women who have accused Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct say despite what he did they are still able to watch his movies because they are able to separate the artist from his actions. One of his alleged victims, Cori Thomas, said she still has admiration for him, though she now sees him as a fallen idol. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 20, 2017 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three women who have accused Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct say they are still able to watch his movies because they are able to separate the artist from his actions. One of his alleged victims, Cori Thomas, said she still has admiration for him — though she now sees him as a...
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This image released by A24 Films shows Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf in a scene from "Lady Bird." The 62-year-old Metcalf has already gotten supporting actress nominations from the Screen Actors Guild, the Golden Globes and the Independent Spirit Awards. She says she’s flattered by the attention, which she also calls surreal. And on January 23, she might add the coveted Oscar nomination to her resume too. (Merie Wallace/A24 via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 12:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurie Metcalf has won three Emmys and a Tony Award in her nearly 40-year year career, but the veteran stage and screen actress still feels uncomfortable in front of a camera. "Even after all those years on 'Roseanne,' I have a real fear of cameras. They make me inhibited,"...
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December 19, 2017 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — To judge by the collective shrug that viewers greeted Fox's performance of "A Christmas Story Live!," the fascination with live theater on television may have run its course. The Nielsen company said that Fox's telecast was seen by 4.52 million viewers on Sunday night. That's lower...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, Dustin Hoffman arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Three women who have accused Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct say despite what he did they are still able to watch his movies because they are able to separate the artist from his actions. One of his alleged victims, Cori Thomas, said she still has admiration for him, though she now sees him as a fallen idol. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 15, 2017 - 12:22 pm
ROME (AP) — A playwright who says Dustin Hoffman exposed himself to her and had her massage his feet in a hotel room when she was 16 said Friday that she spent years in guilty silence and took pains to not dress suggestively in professional contexts because she assumed the incident was her fault...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:45 pm
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This Sept. 25, 2017 image released by Comedy Central shows comedian Jordan Klepper hosting the premiere of "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" in New York. Adapting to the current media ethos with its ever harsher, ever more absurdist pitch, Klepper hosts a supercharged version of "The Colbert Report," whose time slot he inherited in September when he unveiled his fake rantcast. (Brad Barket/Comedy Central via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So-called "Peak TV" remains the blessing and the curse for viewers in 2017, with the tally of scripted series now totaling some 500. Where to begin saluting all the great shows? Here are 10 to salute, recall fondly and, for viewers who missed any of them, catch up with: ____ "...
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