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  • Seth Rudetsky sees no ‘Disaster’ casting his friends in show

    NEW YORK (AP) — Seth Rudetsky has always had a dream of writing and performing in a show surrounded by friends. Earlier this year, the multi-talented Rudetsky took that off his bucket list when his…

  • Obamas, Bidens to kick off USO comedy show next week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are joining their wives next week for a USO comedy show in observance of Military Appreciation Month. The event marks the fifth anniversary of…

  • WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

    Best-Selling Books Week Ended April 24th. FICTION 1. “The Last Mile” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “The Obsession” by Nora Roberts (Berkley Books) 3. “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss (Random…

  • USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

    1. “The Last Mile” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “The Obsession” by Nora Roberts (Berkley) 3. “The Girl in the Ice” by Robert Bryndza (Bookouture) 4. “One With You” by Sylvia Day (St.…

  • PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

    Copyright 5/8/2016 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 4/24/2016, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2016 The Nielsen Company. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Last Mile” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “The Obsession” by Nora Roberts (Berkley) 3.…

  • How Comcast will look after buying DreamWorks Animation

    With DreamWorks Animation, Comcast adds several movie franchises — among them, “Shrek,” ”Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” — to its growing entertainment empire. Though the bulk of its business remains in cable TV services, Comcast…

  • Dodgers radio announcers Monday and Steiner sign new deals

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers broadcasters Rick Monday and Charley Steiner have signed multi-year deals to continue their 12-year partnership on the team’s flagship radio station. The team announced the deals on Thursday.…

  • Review: In Key & Peele’s ‘Keanu,’ the true gangster has paws

    If you dropped a cute kitten into Michael Mann’s “Heat,” would Robert De Niro have gone all soft and goo-goo eyed? Might Wesley Snipes’ drug empire in “New Jack City” been brought to its knees…

  • Official Whitney Houston doc in the works from Oscar-winner

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An official Whitney Houston documentary is in the works from Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald. It will be the first to be authorized by the late pop superstar’s estate since her death…

  • Review: In Key & Peele’s ‘Keanu,’ the true gangster has paws

    If you dropped a cute kitten into Michael Mann’s “Heat,” would Robert De Niro have gone all soft and goo-goo eyed? Might Wesley Snipes’ drug empire in “New Jack City” been brought to its knees…

  • AP PHOTOS: Highlights of the 2016 race for the White House

    The candidates in the race for the White House are making the case to voters across the country in a fight to win the Republican and Democratic nominations. Here’s a look, as seen in images…

  • Lucian Freud portrait could fetch $29 million at Christie’s

    LONDON (AP) — Christie’s is selling a Lucian Freud painting of his pregnant daughter as part of a sale representing centuries of British portraiture. “Ib and her Husband,” painted in 1992, is valued at about…

  • In ‘BFG,’ Rylance takes on a new role: Spielberg regular

    NEW YORK (AP) — The first time Steven Spielberg offered a role to Mark Rylance, the actor said no. That was 30 years ago for “Empire of the Sun.” Now, Rylance can’t stop saying yes.…

  • Andrea Barrett wins $30,000 short story prize

    NEW YORK (AP) — Andrea Barrett, an acclaimed fiction writer best known for the story collection “Ship Fever,” has won a $30,000 honor for making a “significant contribution” to the art of short fiction. Barrett,…

  • ‘Angry Birds’ maker wants phones out as film credits roll

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of “Angry Birds” hope movie theater audiences don’t get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of “The Angry Birds Movie” and…