Arts and entertainment

FILE- In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown, Pa. On Thursday, March 15, 2018, a judge agreed to let five additional Cosby accusers testify at his April 2 sexual assault retrial, giving prosecutors a chance to portray the man once known as "America's Dad" as a serial predator who made a habit of drugging and molesting women. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 20, 2018 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers want T-shirts, buttons and other slogan-filled items banned from his upcoming sexual assault retrial after some accusers were seen with them in the audience at his first trial. Cosby's lawyers argued in court papers on Tuesday that slogans like "We Stand in...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 12-18. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "NCIS," CBS, 13.27 million. 2. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 11.88 million. 3. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.18 million. 4. "This is Us," NBC, 10.94 million. 5. "...
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Candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon speaks during her first campaign stop at the Bethesda Healing Center church, Tuesday March 20, 2018, in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn in New York. Nixon will challenge New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
March 20, 2018 - 4:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Newly announced New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon on Tuesday criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo, her Democratic primary opponent, for favoring corporations and the rich over average New Yorkers. The liberal activist and "Sex and the City" actress took aim at Cuomo in her...
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March 20, 2018 - 3:55 pm
WILMINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A private Vermont ski resort that was the setting for "The Bachelor Winter Games" on ABC has been shut down for failing to pay taxes. The resort missed a required payment to the state and was ordered to close until it is paid, Meridith Dennes, a spokeswoman for The Hermitage...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 file photo, actors Claire Foy, left, and Matt Smith pose for photographers on arrival at the premiere of the series 'The Crown, Season 2' in central London. Producers of the Netflix drama "The Crown" apologized Tuesday to actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP, File)
March 20, 2018 - 2:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Producers of the Netflix drama "The Crown" apologized Tuesday to actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star. A producer disclosed last week that Foy, who starred as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Smith, who...
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FILE - This file image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." “Black Panther” has become the first film since 2000’s “Avatar” to top the weekend box office five straight weekends. According to studio estimates Sunday, March 18, 2018, “Black Panther” grossed $27 million in ticket sales over the weekend, pushing its domestic haul to $605.4 million. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP, File)
March 20, 2018 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The pop culture sensation "Black Panther" has set another record: most tweeted about movie ever. Twitter said Tuesday that Ryan Coogler's box-office smash has been tweeted about more than 35 million times. That pushes it ahead of the previous record-holder, "Star Wars: The Force...
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March 20, 2018 - 11:48 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Aquarium has announced it's adding a new shark exhibit featuring a viewing gallery to give visitors a close-up view of the animals. It's set to open in 2020, and the aquarium says it wants to showcase the important role sharks serve in oceans. The aquarium made the...
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This 1970 photo released by Raul Ruiz shows attorney Oscar Zeta Acosta at a demonstration in downtown Los Angeles. Acosta, a volatile Mexican-American writer who was the inspiration for Hunter Thompson's Dr. Gonzo in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," is the focus of a new PBS/VOCES documentary airing March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/ Courtesy of Raul Ruiz)
March 20, 2018 - 11:24 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar Zeta Acosta, a volatile Mexican-American writer who was the real-life inspiration for Hunter S. Thompson's Dr. Gonzo in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," is the focus of a new VOCES/PBS documentary. "The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo" traces the life of the...
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March 20, 2018 - 11:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Renee Zellweger has transformed her looks and is working on her singing skills as she starts a new film about Judy Garland. Principal photography for "Judy" is underway in London, and the producers have released a photo of the Academy Award winner playing the troubled star. The movie...
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Former Beatle Ringo Starr, speaks with Britain's Prince William after receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace during an Investiture ceremony in London Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 10:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way, it's a fitting honor for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition. The 77-year-old Ringo Starr received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William Tuesday. He used his real name...
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