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‘Game On!’ stars Keegan-Michael Key, Venus Williams and 2020-05-27 16:06:50'Game On!' premieres Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global.

Archie Williams, wrongfully convicted man, wows judges on 2020-05-27 14:51:22'I was just incarcerated for 37 years for somebody else's crime,' Archie Williams told the judges. 'DNA freed me.'

Andrea Bocelli says he had coronavirus, donates blood 2020-05-27 13:33:00The Italian opera singing veteran said he tested positive for coronavirus back in March.

Former UFC fighter Sam Stout mourns sudden death 2020-05-27 12:54:58"Most of you already know that we lost Sydney Love Stout in her sleep the night before last," the 36-year-old from London, Ont., wrote on Instagram.

Kathy Griffin receives backlash for tweet about giving 2020-05-27 12:43:34The American comedian sparked major controversy after social media users accused her of "threatening" the U.S. president's life.

Justin and Hailey Bieber threaten to sue plastic 2020-05-27 12:27:00Plastic surgeon Dr. Daniel Barrett told his followers to pay "special attention to the nose" and compared photos of Hailey Bieber from 2011 and 2016

Toronto rapper Houdini shot dead at 21 2020-05-27 11:22:48Toronto rapper Houdini was shot and killed in downtown Toronto on Tuesday afternoon.

‘Seinfeld’ actor Richard Herd dies at 87 2020-05-27 10:32:02The veteran actor was best known for playing George Costanza's supervisor at the New York Yankees on 'Seinfeld' as well as his appearances on three

Jimmy Fallon apologizes for wearing blackface in resurfaced 2020-05-27 10:12:03Jimmy Fallon issued his apology after he received backlash for the 'SNL' clip, which aired in 2000 and recently resurfaced on social media.

Here’s how to get J.K. Rowling’s new book 2020-05-26 15:57:15The 'Harry Potter' author is asking her fans to help illustrate the book, to be released in print this November.

Brian May says he was ‘very near death’ 2020-05-25 16:11:49"I thought I was a very healthy guy. But I turned out to have three arteries that were congested and in danger of blocking the supply of blood to my

Alyssa Milano defends wearing crochet face mask. Which 2020-05-25 15:13:02The actor said she placed a carbon filter in the mask, which supposedly makes it as effective as other homemade options.

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Don't worry: John Krasinski will still host a 2020-05-27 17:17:09After selling "Some Good News" to CBS, John Krasinski told fellow "Office" alum Rainn Wilson that he'll still be involved in the show, sometimes

Review: 'The Vast of Night' is an ingenious, 2020-05-27 16:18:00Director Andrew Patterson plays homage to 1950s sci-fi paranoia and TV anthology series such as "The Twilight Zone" in his crafty first feature "Th

ViacomCBS cutting up to 400 positions amid coronavirus 2020-05-27 15:58:45Revenue losses from coronavirus force reductions at ViacomCBS, with the bulk of layoffs at CBS' divisions, including entertainment, news and sports.

Led Zeppelin fans can finally relive the band's 2020-05-27 15:43:11Led Zeppelin's concert film "Celebration Day," captured at its 2007 reunion performance, will stream on YouTube for three days beginning Saturday.

Andrea Bocelli recovered from COVID-19 but didn't want 2020-05-27 15:23:15In a Facebook message Tuesday, opera legend Andrea Bocelli said he tested positive for COVID-19 in March but kept his diagnosis secret for a reason.

Celebrities mourn Larry Kramer: His 'rage helped lift 2020-05-27 14:55:27Matt Bomer, Hillary Clinton, Elton John and Lin-Manuel Miranda pay tribute to Larry Kramer, the AIDS activist and playwright who died Wednesday at 84.

She came to L.A. for fame. 20 years 2020-05-27 14:10:49In her videos, Tabitha Brown lifts your spirits, offers a virtual hug and helps fill your tummy during these challenging COVID-19 times.

Gabrielle Union wasn't fired from 'America's Got Talent' 2020-05-27 14:04:05After investigating Gabrielle Union's dismissal from "America's Got Talent," NBC says no "insensitive or derogatory remarks" were directed at Un

Seven romances before meeting the love of your 2020-05-27 13:00:10HBO Max's 'Love Life,' starring Anna Kendrick, unleashes a torrent of dating and relationship statistics in its opening episodes. Are they real?

What it's like to come forward as a 2020-05-27 12:49:43Drew Dixon, Sil Lai Abrams and Sherri Hines talk about disclosing their allegations in the HBO Max documentary 'On the Record.'

Billie Eilish's body is none of your concern 2020-05-27 12:21:24In "Not My Responsibility," her new short film, pop musician Billie Eilish sends a potent message about body shaming and judgmental behavior.

Column: Out-of-touch celebs — take a cue from 2020-05-27 12:00:12Mandy Patinkin and wife Kathryn Grody display pop culture cluelessness and enviable marital togetherness in videos that make you crave matzo.

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Ex-NFL Lineman Joe Thomas Turns Into Obstacle Course 2020-05-27 15:49:06The former Cleveland Browns star, who weighed more than 300 pounds in his playing days, showed off his strength and agility on The Rock's NBC show.

Kensington Palace Blasts Magazine's Kate Middleton Cover Story 2020-05-27 13:10:43Tatler, which published the story for its July/August issue, says it stands behind its reporting.

NBC Cameraman Called Out For Not Wearing Mask 2020-05-27 12:04:55The clip caused a stir when a passerby noted that the cameraman's face was uncovered. NBC says the staffer was wearing a scarf that fell off.

Gabrielle Union Speaks Out About 'Toxic' Environment Simon 2020-05-27 12:02:41The actor was ousted from “America’s Got Talent” after clashing with producers and fellow judges over complaints about racist behavi

Halsey Fractured Her Ankle On Her Dishwasher While 2020-05-27 11:26:34The singer said she later broke two toes on her other foot and is currently "waddling around like a penguin."

Chris Evans Heroically Defends Marvel Movies Once Again 2020-05-27 10:59:11Captain America can do this all day.

Chris Cuomo Says His COVID-19 After Effects Are 2020-05-27 09:48:41"I'm not 100%," the CNN host told Dr. Sanjay Gupta on "Cuomo Prime Time."

Hulu's 'Love, Victor' Trailer Highlights A Queer Teen's 2020-05-27 09:34:59The spinoff of 2018's "Love, Simon" debuts June 19.

Audacious Thief Tries To Steal Banksy's Tribute To 2020-05-27 08:49:20The street artist gifted his "Game Changer" piece to Britain's National Health Service to thank those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemi

Kathy Griffin Sparks Anger With Tweet About Injecting 2020-05-27 07:47:40The comedian faced similar backlash in 2017 for posing with a fake severed head that bore a resemblance to the president.

Wrongly Imprisoned Archie Williams Is Free And Fabulous 2020-05-27 07:19:41He sang his heart out on the talent show after spending nearly 40 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

Jimmy Kimmel Rips Kayleigh McEnany's Latest Head-Spinning Defense 2020-05-27 05:27:24“You’re a willfully ignorant woman," the comedian fired back at the White House press secretary.

CBC | Arts News

Disney targets July 11 to begin reopening flagship 2020-05-27 14:44:09Walt Disney Co. plans to reopen the world's largest theme park, Walt Disney World, in phases beginning on July 11, if the governor of Florida approve

Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 2020-05-27 14:10:16Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers' consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the

Too much TV? Enter HBO Max, the latest 2020-05-27 12:45:13Is a pandemic the perfect time to launch a new and relatively expensive streaming service? AT&T sure hopes so.

Toronto rapper Houdini identified as victim in fatal 2020-05-27 11:35:22The man killed in a daylight shooting in Toronto's entertainment district has been identified on social media as the up-and-coming rapper Houdini. Po

Jimmy Fallon apologizes for using blackface in past 2020-05-27 11:26:16NBC Tonight show host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for doing an impersonation of fellow comic Chris Rock while in blackface during a 2000 episode

Amazing Race Canada wins big on 2nd night 2020-05-26 21:34:25The Amazing Race Canada was the big winner on the second night of the online version of the Canadian Screen Awards.

Quebec pledges up to $200M US to support 2020-05-26 15:54:55The Quebec government is coming to the rescue of Cirque du Soleil, pledging to loan up to $200 million US to support the live entertainment giant

Kim's Convenience, Fresh Off the Boat casts plan 2020-05-26 14:24:17The casts of CBC's Kim's Convenience and ABC's Fresh Off the Boat will do live online table reads of their pilot episodes this weekend to

J.K. Rowling unveils new kids tale The Ickabog 2020-05-26 11:57:26Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is releasing her latest book as a free online serial for kids "needing distraction during the strange and difficult

The National, The Accountant of Auschwitz lead first 2020-05-25 20:47:47Two CBC programs, flagship nightly newscast The National and documentary The Accountant of Auschwitz, led the first batch of winners Monday at the 202

Brian May reveals recent heart attack 2020-05-25 14:50:46Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing 'a small heart attack.'

Cirque du Soleil founder wants to buy back 2020-05-25 11:29:00Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte says he wants to buy back the internationally celebrated circus company he created more than 35 years ago.

TORONTO STAR | ENTERTAINMENT

‘Cardinal’ and ‘Schitt’s Creek’ get multiple going-away gifts 2020-05-27 21:00:00The CTV detective drama ‘Cardinal,’ which ended in May, tops third night of the awards with seven prizes. Beloved CBC comedy ‘Schitt

CBC’s fall slate includes a series about an 2020-05-27 16:46:32‘Orangeville Prep’ is among five new shows on offer, including Indigenous drama ‘Trickster,’ slavery documentary ‘Enslav

Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 2020-05-27 16:33:17Kramer’s husband, David Webster, told The New York Times that Kramer died of pneumonia on Wednesday.

American theatre union insists actors shouldn’t work until 2020-05-27 15:50:15Actors’ Equity Association has barred its 51,000 members from in-person auditions, rehearsals and performances since April 24, and made clear at

A playlist for the coronavirus time warp 2020-05-27 15:31:49Since the end of the 19th century composers have played with different ways of creating music resistant to human-made mechanics of timekeeping.

Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Douglas’ doubles down on the comedy 2020-05-27 15:10:48“Douglas” is a surprisingly slick, joke-dense show, running hot then cold and even chilly, periodically pausing to meditate on its changin

Vinay Menon: Yes, Christian rocker Jonathan Steingard lost 2020-05-27 14:50:48Hawk Nelson frontman Steingard deserves a shout-out for the bracing honesty he shared with his fans on Instagram. It takes guts to question and ultima