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Harvey Weinstein sues former company over emails, records

NEW YORK — Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein sued his former company on Thursday, seeking access to emails, his personnel file and other records he contends may exonerate him from multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Weinstein’s lawsuit filed Thursday in Delaware seeks access to the records, which Weinstein’s lawyers argue are key to …

Harvey Weinstein sues former company over emails, records

NEW YORK — Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein sued his former company on Thursday, seeking access to emails, his personnel file and other records he contends may exonerate him from multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Weinstein’s lawsuit filed Thursday in Delaware seeks access to the records, which Weinstein’s lawyers argue are key to …

Stephen Colbert: A smooth Emmy host while roughing up Trump

NEW YORK — If President Donald Trump’s ears have been burning thanks to late-night TV, especially “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” they must have positively sizzled Sunday as Colbert hosted the Emmy Awards. Colbert has boosted his own show’s ratings in the Trump Era by keeping the president in his comic cross-hairs. The choice …

Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ guest

NEW YORK — It was a different Sean Spicer who paid a visit to ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Wednesday night. This was a smiling, chill Spicer, in marked contrast to the six hot-tempered months he spent as White House Press Secretary, conducting volatile news conferences that were given added heat thanks to Melissa McCarthy’s unsparing …

‘Sopranos’ mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

NEW YORK — Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on “The Sopranos,” has died. He was 80. Vincent died peacefully on Wednesday, a statement from his family said. No cause of death was given. Besides Leotardo, the ruthless New York mob boss who frequently clashed …

Shelley Berman, comedian bard of everyday life, has died

NEW YORK — Comedian Shelley Berman, who won gold records and appeared on top television shows in the 1950s and 1960s delivering wry monologues about the annoyances of everyday life, has died. He was 92. Berman died Friday at his home in Bell Canyon, California, from complications from Alzheimer’s disease, according to spokesman Glenn Schwartz. …

‘Game of Thrones’ might spawn new HBO shows, says creator

NEW YORK—HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is in its home stretch. But the game isn’t over for its creator, George R.R. Martin, who is in the thick of planning for potential new series on the network. Posting on his website, Martin shared some tidbits about what any future “GOT”-related shows might, or might not, be. HBO …

Colbert welcomes fellow ‘Daily Show’ alums to ‘Late Show’

NEW YORK — It was a rare TV reunion Tuesday as Stephen Colbert played host to a gang of fellow “Daily Show” alums on a special edition of CBS’ “The Late Show.” Along with Jon Stewart, former longtime anchor of the Comedy Central fake newscast, Colbert welcomed Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob …

Oprah Winfrey erupts in HBO’s powerful ‘Henrietta Lacks’

NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey doesn’t scare easy and she wasn’t frightened here. “But I was unsure and uncertain of myself going into this role,” she says. “I did not want to do it. I never truly expected to do it. I had other people in mind to do it.” Instead, it’s Winfrey who erupts …

Kids prefer the TV for their viewing, but love other devices

NEW YORK — Grace Ellis has never known a time when you needed a TV to watch TV. The North Attleboro, Massachusetts, fifth-grader watches shows like “Liv and Maddie,” “Jessie” and “The Lodge” on her laptop, iPad and phone. “Sometimes I watch TV in the car,” she says. “I have ballet every day, so I …

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