Tag Archives: Los Angeles

18Sep/17

Film stars dominate television’s biggest event

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (REUTERS) – The annual Emmys took place on Sunday (September 17) but with its big name Hollywood stars, like Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Reese Witherspoon and Susan Sarandon parading the red carpet, it seemed more like a film awards ceremony than television. Continue reading

18Sep/17

Trump lampooned, Spicer surprise appearance at Emmys

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (TELEVISION ACADEMY / CBS TELEVISION NETWORK) – The Emmy awards show was peppered with political jokes and pointed speeches on Sunday (September 17), as host Stephen Colbert took shots at U.S. President Donald Trump and Sean Spicer made a surprise appearance. Continue reading

04Sep/17

Lil Wayne hospitalized after seizures: reports

Grammy-winning rap star Lil Wayne has been taken to hospital after suffering a seizure and being found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room, according to TMZ. Continue reading

20Aug/17

Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday (August 20) of “natural causes” at the age of 91, his family said. Continue reading

20Aug/17

Mass protests in U.S. cities decry racism, pillory Trump

A planned far-right rally in California and expected counter-demonstation comes on the heels of massive protests in U.S. cities over the weekend in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last week. Zach Goelman reports. Continue reading

15Aug/17

Teen Choice honors Pratt, Zendaya, Fifth Harmony

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – The Teen Choice Awards were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday (August 13). The show, which honored actors, singers, and social media stars, was highlighted by Chris Pratt, who made his first public appearance since his separation from his wife, Anna Farris. Pratt was honored with two awards, including Choice Sci-fi movie actor. Continue reading

14Aug/17

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ creator Shonda Rhimes leaves ABC for Netflix

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (DECEMBER 10, 2014) (REUTERS) – “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes is taking her Shondaland production house away from Walt Disney Co’s ABC network to Netflix Inc to produce new content, the video streaming company said on Sunday (August 13). Continue reading

06Aug/17

Chicago to sue Trump administration over sanctuary city funding threat

Chicago will sue the Trump administration on Monday over threats to withhold public safety grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, escalating a pushback against a federal immigration crackdown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Sunday. Continue reading

27Jul/17

Smiley faces to rolling eyes: ”The Emoji Movie’ premieres in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SONY PICTURES) The cast of ‘The Emoji Movie’ turned out in Los Angeles for the world premiere of the animated film which rolls out in cinemas on Friday (July 28). Continue reading