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'True Detective' adds Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch updated 14 hours 7 minutes ago

If you placed bets on Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch joining the cast of "True Detective," it's time to collect your winnings.

'CSI' star George Eads to exit series updated 15 hours 26 minutes ago

"CSI" star George Eads will soon wash his hands of all those crime scenes.

Bill Cosby facing litany of allegations updated 1 days ago

Bill Cosby's image and bankroll have taken a hit from allegations by accusers who say he drugged, sexually assaulted them.

It's official: Katy Perry to headline Super Bowl halftime updated 1 days ago

Katy Perry will headline the next Super Bowl halftime show, the NFL says.

The Cosby controversy: From TV dad to accused sexual predator updated 1 days ago

Bill Cosby has dominated headlines for much of the last month as accusations of sexual assault pile up.

American Music Awards: 8 stars who stole the show updated 1 days ago

At the American Music Awards on Sunday, there was plenty of love for international artists.

New Beyonce video '7/11' rocks the Web updated 3 days ago

Social media is all abuzz with the latest video from the Queen B herself -- Beyonce.

Aca-mazing! First look at 'Pitch Perfect 2' updated 3 days ago

The trailer for musical comedy "Pitch Perfect 2" surfaced this week, promising more a cappella harmonizing from the Barden Bellas.

Lawyer: Cosby being vilified by 'unsubstantiated, fantastical stories' updated 3 days ago

A lawyer for Bill Cosby said Friday the media should stop airing "unsubstantiated, fantastical stories" about the legendary comedian.

'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1': What's the verdict? updated 4 days ago

"Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" has hit theaters, and critics seem divided on whether it's a strong offering.

'Better Call Saul' gets a premiere date -- and a new teaser updated 4 days ago

Better mark your calendars: AMC's premiering its "Breaking Bad" spinoff, "Better Call Saul," across two nights in February.

'Shawshank' stars reunite for 20th anniversary updated 4 days ago

Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins recently reunited for the 20th anniversary of "The Shawshank Redemption."

Country singers come out as gay -- Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman updated 4 days ago

Two country musicians, came out on Thursday. Ty Herndon, Billy Gillman don't want to hide that they are gay.

Petition to cancel Duggar show amidst anti-gay complaints updated 5 days ago

A petition has gathered thousands of signatures to get TLC's reality show "19 Kids and Counting" canceled amidst anti-gay controversy

Multiple award-winning director Mike Nichols dies at 83 updated 5 days ago

Director Mike Nichols, one of the few people to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award, died Wednesday evening, ABC News' president told staff.

Country star Ty Herndon comes out as gay updated 5 days ago

Country star Ty Herndon has something to share: He's an "out, proud and happy gay man."

How Iggy Azalea responded to Eminem's rape lyrics updated 5 days ago

Eminem raps about rape and Iggy Azalea in the same breath.

Is Angelina Jolie ready to quit acting? updated 5 days ago

Angelina Jolie "absolutely" plans to give up acting one day -- but not just yet.

5 great scenes from 'The Graduate' updated 5 days ago

Of all the great films Mike Nichols made over his long career, one stands alone: "The Graduate." Film was groundbreaking and had many outstanding scenes.

Jay Leno gives car to wounded veteran updated 5 days ago

When Jay Leno wanted to say thank you to Cpl. Ethan Laberge for his service in Afghanistan, the comedian presented the soldier with a brand new car.

Motown great Jimmy Ruffin dies updated 5 days ago

Jimmy Ruffin, silky-voiced singer of the Motown classic "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted," died Monday in Las Vegas. He was 78.

New 'Cinderella' makes her entrance updated 5 days ago

The trailer for 2015's "Cinderella" doesn't feature any singing mice, but it's magical all the same.

U2's Bono suffered extensive injuries, had hours of surgery after bicycle crash updated 5 days ago

U2 lead singer Bono's bicycle accident left him with extensive injuries and hours of surgery, hospital says.

Allegations tarnish Cosby's fatherly image updated 6 days ago

The allegations about Bill Cosby keep coming as NBC pulls plug on a planned show involving the comic.

Tracy Morgan fighting to recover after brain injury, lawyer says updated 6 days ago

Five months after being injured in a deadly limo bus crash, Tracy Morgan is fighting to return to the person he once was, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Ex-prosecutor wanted to charge Bill Cosby but lacked evidence updated 6 days ago

An ex-prosecutor who declined to charge Bill Cosby in 2005 says he wishes he could've nailed the comedian on an allegation he drugged and molested a woman.

'Scary Stories' movie finds a new writer updated 6 days ago

Alvin Schwartz's "Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark" may have been just for kids, but the movie version won't be.

5 things to know about Chris Hemsworth, 'Sexiest Man Alive' updated 6 days ago

Don't confuse Chris Hemsworth, People magazine's new Sexiest Man Alive, with his brother, Liam. Here's what you should know about the star.

Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape updated 6 days ago

Former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, telling "Entertainment Tonight" in an interview aired on Tuesday that he raped her.

New 'Peanuts' trailer dreams big updated 6 days ago

The first official trailer for 2015's "Peanuts" movie has been released, and good grief -- it's actually pretty cute.

Melissa McCarthy sheds some weight updated 6 days ago

You'll be seeing a lot less of Melissa McCarthy. The "Mike & Molly" star reportedly has been following a low-carb diet and has lost about 45 pounds.

'Interstellar' sound issues are deliberate, says director Nolan updated 7 days ago

Having trouble hearing the dialogue in "Interstellar"? You're not the only one. But the audio mix is intentional, says director Christopher Nolan.

Woman accuses Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her decades ago updated 7 days ago

A woman told CNN on Monday that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her 45 years ago, when she was a teenager.

Band Aid's Geldof on Ebola: 'We're going to stop this thing' updated 7 days ago

One Direction, Ed Sheeran and other stars are to raise money to fight Ebola with a 30th anniversary version of the Band Aid charity, Bob Geldof said.

5 things we learned from that Jaden and Willow Smith interview updated 7 days ago

Jaden and Willow Smith gave a philosophical interview that has people talking.

Billy Joel approves of Taylor Swift as NYC ambassador updated 7 days ago

Billy Joel recently defended the selection of Taylor Swift as tourism ambassador for New York City.

'Hunger Games' crashes 'Saturday Night Live' updated 8 days ago

Hosting "Saturday Night Live" with his "Hunger Games" co-stars, Woody Harrelson channeled Taylor Swift.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sheryl Crow among celebs to honor CNN Heroes updated 8 days ago

CNN's Anderson Cooper will host this year's star-studded "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute," which airs Sunday, December 7, at 8:00 p.m. ET.

U2's Bono injured in Central Park fall, band's website says updated 8 days ago

U2 front man Bono injured his arm in a Central Park cycling accident and now needs surgery, a statement on the band's official website said Sunday.

5 wedding rules Solange Knowles broke fabulously updated 8 days ago

Solange Knowles' wedding in New Orleans showed the singer's independent spirit.

Damon Albarn: Poignant and perfect 'pub singalong' updated 8 days ago

"It's terrifying coming here but we've decided it's just a big pub," Damon Albarn tells the audience at a packed Royal Albert Hall, assembled for the Blur and Gorillaz star's first concert in his own right at London's most prestigious music venue.

Producers defended Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic before it aired updated 8 days ago

Lifetime's "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" fell flat among fans.

Amanda Bynes seems to apologize for latest rants updated 9 days ago

Amanda Bynes appears to make apology after purported recording of her wanting her family dead is leaked.

'Knight Rider,' 'Battlestar Galactica' creator Glen Larson dies updated 9 days ago

Glen A. Larson has died at 77. Prolific TV producer created "Knight Rider," "Battlestar Galactica" and "Magnum, P.I."

Amanda Bynes' bipolar diagnosis turns murky updated 9 days ago

Amanda Bynes appeared to tweet that she's been diagnosed as bipolar and is on medication, but it wasn't long before that admission became less clear.

Rape allegations haunt Bill Cosby in the digital age updated 10 days ago

For nine years, Bill Cosby has been accused of sexual assault, but he has said the stories are untrue and has never been prosecuted.

Taylor Swift takes over the world updated 11 days ago

It didn't seem like Taylor Swift could get any bigger. But that was before her "1989" album dropped.

After cancer fight, reality star Diem Brown dies at 32 updated 11 days ago

Diem Brown, the MTV reality star whose fight against cancer was an inspiration to many, lost that long battle on Friday. She was 32.

Oops! When social media goes wrong updated 11 days ago

As the New England Patriots just learned, on social media even the best intentions can have disastrous results.

'50 Shades of Grey' trailer is 'Haunted' updated 11 days ago

The new "50 Shades of Grey" trailer premiered on Thursday night, and it was plenty hot.

Make fun of Taylor Swift? Not on Lorde's watch updated 11 days ago

When a music producer tried to make fun of Taylor Swift, Lorde stepped in to protect her friend -- and had the best comeback ever.

Taylor Swift goes crazy in 'Blank Space' video updated 11 days ago

In the video for Taylor Swift's new song "Blank Space," she plays a crazy version of herself taking revenge on a boyfriend.

More Kardashian controversy: from butts to the 'KKK' updated 11 days ago

Kim and Khloe Kardashian nearly set Instagram on fire Tuesday with photos that have tongues wagging.

'Dumb & Dumber To' and others that tried to come back updated 12 days ago

Hollywood loves to return to old films and TV shows in an attempt to stoke fans' love of nostalgia.

'The Walking Dead's' stunning revelation updated 12 days ago

Does Eugene really have the cure for "Walking Dead's" "walker virus"? Actor Josh McDermitt has the answer.

'Honey Boo Boo's' Mama June admits relationship with another sex offender updated 12 days ago

Honey Boo Boo's mother, June "Mama June" Shannon, is coming clean about her past which she says includes her involvement with a second sex offender.

New 'Museum' trailer shows Robin Williams in one of his final roles updated 12 days ago

With the new trailer for "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," we get a glimpse of Robin Williams in one of his final roles.

Jennifer Lawrence's amazingly awful Christmas carol updated 12 days ago

Is there anything Jennifer Lawrence can't do? Actually, yes: She's not the best when it comes to singing.

'The Big Bang Theory' actress Carol Ann Susi dies at 62 updated 12 days ago

Actress Carol Ann Susi, whose brash Brooklyn accent reverberated on the hit television series "The Big Bang Theory," has died after a battle with cancer.

10 'Gilmore Girls' episodes to get you hooked updated 13 days ago

"Gilmore Girls" premiered on Netflix last week. Here are 10 episodes to get you started.

Rape allegations won't go away for Bill Cosby updated 13 days ago

After a Bill Cosby "Meme me" campaign, many people referred to rape allegations against. Cosby, who has repeatedly denied them.

A new face for Captain America updated 13 days ago

Sam Wilson, a.k.a. the Falcon, makes his debut as Captain America in the first issue of Marvel's "All-New Captain America."

Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank dead at 57 updated 13 days ago

Big Bank Hank, a member of the Sugarhill Gang, whose pioneering hit "Rapper's Delight" brought hip-hop to mainstream audiences 35 years ago, died Tuesday.

Richard Branson clears up Led Zeppelin rumors updated 13 days ago

Robert Plant has called reports of a Led Zeppelin tour "rubbish," and now Richard Branson is doing the same.

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak has had it with your horseplay updated 13 days ago

Keep giving Pat Sajak answers involving a horse, and he is bound to say neigh.

Source: Joan Rivers' doctor took selfie, began biopsy before her cardiac arrest updated 14 days ago

The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's doctor performed a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source told CNN.

Robin Williams' death ruled suicide updated 14 days ago

California coroner officially rules the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams was a suicide. No alcohol or illegal drugs involved, office says.

Oops! 'Strange Magic' not the 'Frozen' sequel updated 14 days ago

Turns out "Strange Magic" isn't a sequel to "Frozen" after all but instead a totally different movie.

Holy Blu-ray! The five best original 'Batman' moments updated 14 days ago

At long last, the '60s TV series "Batman" is finally being released on DVD and Blu-ray.

Federal agency claims major violations by clinic that treated Joan Rivers updated 14 days ago

The Manhattan clinic that treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death made a number of serious mistakes, according to a report released Monday.

'The Evil Dead' is back 'to kick some monster butt' on TV updated 14 days ago

Sam Raimi's "The Evil Dead" is returning as a TV series on Starz.

Robert Plant turns down $800 million for Zeppelin reunion updated 14 days ago

Robert Plant has reportedly thrown a wrench in another "Celebration Day" for Led Zeppelin fans -- though his publicist said the report was "rubbish."

'Simpsons' co-creator opens up on cancer diagnosis updated 14 days ago

"The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon is facing terminal cancer, but he's also found happiness in giving back.

Matt Damon to reprise role as Jason Bourne updated 15 days ago

Matt Damon says he will return to the role of Jason Bourne for the fifth installment of the Bourne franchise.

'Sesame Street' at 45: 5 of the cutest moments updated 15 days ago

It's 45 years later but it's still a sunny day, sweeping the clouds away.

How good is 'Interstellar'? It's complicated updated 15 days ago

The reaction to Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" has been all over the map.

'Big Hero 6' outpaces 'Interstellar' updated 15 days ago

Weekend box office, Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Gone Girl, Christopher Nolan, Disney Animation

Margot Robbie to play Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad?' updated 15 days ago

Add this tidbit to the "Suicide Squad" speculation. According to Collider, actress Margot Robbie is on board to play Harley Quinn.

MTV EMAs: What you missed updated 15 days ago

The big winners at Sunday's MTV Europe Music Awards spanned the generations, from Ozzy Osbourne to One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer.

The best TV shows to binge-watch updated 16 days ago

Find out what makes a television show worth binging on from beginning to end.

'Doctor Who' finale: Five moments that got us emotional updated 16 days ago

Saturday night's "Doctor Who" season finale was a roller coaster of feels, to say the least, with deaths, goodbyes and one incredible James Bond-esque move.

'Doctor Who' Peter Capaldi sends heartwarming message to grieving fan updated 17 days ago

"We're on your side," Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi tells 9-year-old fan grieving the loss of his grandmother.

New 'Hobbit' trailer promises big finale; Streep sings in 'Into the Woods' updated 18 days ago

Thursday offered up new, final looks at two of this holiday season's highest profile films.

What fate awaits 'Doctor Who' in the finale? updated 18 days ago

Some critics call Peter Capaldi's 1st season as "Doctor Who" one of the best since the series relaunch, and it looks like it's ready to go out with a bang.

A supergroup for the ages: Dylan, the Beatles and the Stones? updated 18 days ago

It would have been the ultimate supergroup: the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan.

The most powerful celebrity babies updated 18 days ago

If you need a reminder of how unfair the world can be, take a look at Complex's 2014 Celebrity Baby Power Rankings.

Keira Knightley poses topless -- with conditions updated 18 days ago

Keira Knightley is fine with taking a topless photo. Just don't manipulate it, she told The Times of London.

So fetch: 'Mean Girls' cast reunites to reminisce updated 18 days ago

It's amazing what the "Mean Girls" cast remembered after 10 years. Group got together for Entertainment Weekly.

'Toy Story': Five things you may not know updated 18 days ago

It's been almost 20 years since the first "Toy Story" debuted in 1995, but the franchise is still going strong.

Jessa Duggar shares pic of kiss with husband updated 18 days ago

Looks like the former Jessa Duggar has made up for lost time.

Disney announces 'Toy Story 4' updated 19 days ago

Disney has announced the return of "Toy Story" with a fourth installment due out in 2017, according to the official fan site

Taylor Swift's '1989' has biggest sales week since 2002 updated 19 days ago

It's official. Taylor Swift's new album has had the largest sales week since 2002, according to Billboard.

'Star Wars 7' gets a title: 'The Force Awakens' updated 19 days ago

"Star Wars 7" has a title: "The Force Awakens."

Netflix plans Lemony Snicket TV series updated 19 days ago

Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" will now be told as a TV series.

Paisley's 'Black-ish' joke at CMAs gets mixed reactions updated 19 days ago

Brad Paisley made a potentially racist joke at the CMAs, told everyone Carrie Underwood is having a baby boy, and gave out some Country Music Awards.

Rose McGowan apologizes to gay community updated 19 days ago

"Charmed" actress Rose McGowan has a bone to pick with gay activists -- but first, she has an apology to make.

Sophia Loren was worried Jayne Mansfield's dress was 'going to blow' updated 20 days ago

Sophia Loren was genuinely shocked at Jayne Mansfield's low-cut dress, as a famous 1957 photo indicates, she told EW.

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