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'Game of Thrones': There were clues to the surprise finale all along
Sun, 26 May 2019 13:17:11 -0400
Spoiler alert! The finale of "Game of Thrones" may have been shocking, but there were a few clues to the endgame along the way.
'Aladdin' rakes in riches: Will Smith's live-action Disney remake soars to $207.1M globally
Sun, 26 May 2019 17:17:58 -0400
Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' grossed an estimated $86.1 million to take the top spot in North America. It's expected to pass $100 million by Monday.
Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations 'a setup'
Fri, 24 May 2019 06:39:47 -0400
Swedish prosecutors recently reopened an inquiry into rape allegations against Julian Assange. Pamela Anderson says she thinks the accusations are "a setup." (May 24)
One company president wants employees to stop apologizing for 'having lives'
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:05:24 -0400
A Chicago company president created an empowering list telling his employees to stop apologizing for "having lives" outside of work.
'The Bachelorette': Meet the contestants
Mon, 20 May 2019 22:00:38 -0400
Hannah Brown is the star of Season 23 of "The Bachelorette." Meet the 30 men competing to win her favor.
Emilia Clarke reflects on the divisive 'Game of Thrones' finale: 'WHAT!?'
Sun, 26 May 2019 16:58:11 -0400
"And after 10 years of working on this show, (her fate is) logical," Emilia Clarke said of her "Game of Thrones" character, Daenerys Targaryen.
Makeup Kit: 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington trades sword for a makeup brush
Sun, 26 May 2019 16:21:00 -0400
The actor, who played Jon Snow on the HBO hit, moonlighted as a makeup artist during the dragon pit scene of the "Game of Thrones" finale.
ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Jackson, amfAR
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:32:27 -0400
Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits; Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle lawsuit; Stars attend amfAR Gala. (May 24)
Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice
Thu, 23 May 2019 21:55:39 -0400
Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)
Octavia Spencer is twisted in 'Ma' trailer
Fri, 24 May 2019 19:10:09 -0400
'Ma' isn't what she seems.
'Game of Thrones' series finale recap: A disaster ending that fans didn't deserve
Sun, 26 May 2019 16:44:48 -0400
Spoiler alert! "Game of Thrones" aired its final episode Sunday night on HBO and the series didn't end the way any fans might have expected.
Adam Levine is leaving 'The Voice'
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:30:47 -0400
Adam Levine will leave "The Voice" after 16 seasons. Former coach Gwen Stefani is set to replace him.
'Booksmart' is Olivia Wilde's ultimate flex. Here's how having kids drove her to direct.
Sat, 25 May 2019 20:38:35 -0400
“Once I had a baby, I was like, 'Wow, what can’t I do?' " says Olivia Wilde, whose directorial debut 'Booksmart' is a critical smash hit.
5 TV shows to binge-watch over Memorial Day weekend, from 'Lonely Island' to 'Catch-22'
Sat, 25 May 2019 07:00:02 -0400
If you want baking humor ("Nailed It!"), literary humor ("Catch-22") or some combination, we have five shows worth watching this Memorial Day weekend.
Did the 'Game of Thrones' finale ruin the whole show? Fans are split
Sun, 26 May 2019 16:09:18 -0400
Spoiler alert! "Game of Thrones" Reddit fans are split about whether the maligned finale episode ruined the show as a whole in our exclusive survey.
The 'Game of Thrones' finale tarnished its legacy, but the anger and joy of fans lives on
Sun, 26 May 2019 16:28:39 -0400
"Games of Thrones" Season 8 finale will leave behind a hole in the cultural conversation where passion and anger used to thrive.
Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges
Sat, 25 May 2019 17:20:07 -0400
Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.
Day in celebrities
Sun, 26 May 2019 15:29:11 -0400
Look through the best celebrity moments from around the world, every day
30 of the most iconic cars in film, from 'Ferris Bueller' to 'Fast and the Furious'
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:15:15 -0400
For many moviegoers, a car or a famous chase scene can make a movie a memorable experience. Here's a list of some of the most iconic cars ever.
Sophie Turner slams 'Game of Thrones' fan petitions as 'disrespectful' to cast and crew
Sun, 26 May 2019 17:13:47 -0400
Sophie Turner, who played Sansa Stark, denigrated fan petitions calling to remake "Game of Thrones" as "disrespectful" to the show's cast and crew.
'Jeopardy!': James Holzhauer hits $2 million mark, inches closer to Ken Jennings' record
Sat, 25 May 2019 11:03:13 -0400
"Jeopardy!" winner James Holzhauer hit another major milestone Friday with his latest victory.
The rule was 'no midriff': Why Jasmine doesn’t bare her belly in ‘Aladdin’
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:43:31 -0400
Jasmine originally wore bra tops and bared her belly in Disney's 1992 animated version of "Aladdin." But things have changed in 2019.
'Game of Thrones' star weighs in on petition to redo final season: 'That sucks'
Sun, 26 May 2019 12:41:47 -0400
"That sucks," said "Game of Thrones" star Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm), after learning of a petition to remake the final season. The series ends Sunday.
25 bizarre musical collaborations
Sat, 25 May 2019 13:54:50 -0400
Like Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' "Old Town Road," some of the world’s most famous musicians have taken part in unexpected musical alliances.
Delicious recipes for every occasion
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:19:12 -0400
From meals to appetizers and drinks, find the perfect recipes.
Allison Williams was a homework perfectionist
Fri, 24 May 2019 10:27:23 -0400
Allison Williams plays a troubled musical prodigy in Netflix's crazy new horror film "The Perfection."
Kendall Jenner lights up amfAR red carpet
Fri, 24 May 2019 06:35:31 -0400
Stars including Kendall Jenner, Tom Jones, Dua Lipa and Winnie Harlow arrive at the annual Cannes International Film Festival amfAR gala.. (May 24)
Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge
Fri, 24 May 2019 10:35:27 -0400
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. (May 24)
100 of the saddest movies of all time
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:52:34 -0400
By researching published lists of sad movies on Internet Movie Database and more, 24/7 Tempo was able to come up with a list of the saddest movies.
Brandon Maxwell talks undressing Lady Gaga at the Met Gala
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:20:03 -0400
Brandon Maxwell talks undressing Lady Gaga at the Met Gala
'Misty of Chincoteague': Woman who iconic Pony Swim book based character on has died
Sun, 26 May 2019 12:24:36 -0400
"Misty of Chincoteague": Maureen Beebe, who was depicted as the little girl in the Pony Swim book, has died, the Chincoteague fire company said.
Meet the Bella twins on the Las Vegas leg of USA TODAY's Wine & Food Experience tour
Fri, 24 May 2019 15:16:21 -0400
USA TODAY's Wine & Food Experience will hit Sin City on October 26, and fans have a chance to meet the Bella twins.
Best celebrity photos of May 2019: Royal baby, Met Gala, Cannes FIlm Festival
Fri, 24 May 2019 18:15:25 -0400
May has been full of celebrity sightings, thanks to events like the Met Gala and the Cannes Film Festival – and the arrival of the royal baby.
Moby issues apology to Natalie Portman after she denied dating claims
Sat, 25 May 2019 16:36:45 -0400
Moby addressed criticisms he received regarding his new memoir "Then It Fell Apart," in which he claimed to date Natalie Portman.
Sly Stallone, Patricia Arquette bring kids onto the Cannes carpet
Fri, 24 May 2019 22:03:02 -0400
The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.
Mel B addresses sound issues on first stop of Spice Girls tour after complaints
Sat, 25 May 2019 17:17:27 -0400
Mel B is addressing complaints of sound issues at the Spice Girls first tour stop in Dublin, saying things will be "much better" at the next stop.
Actors Matt Damon, Christian Bale geared up for roles as Indy 500 honorary starters
Sat, 25 May 2019 20:05:21 -0400
Neither Oscar winner has ever been to the Indy 500, but both say they are more than ready to wave the green flags to start the race.
A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform
Thu, 23 May 2019 21:20:38 -0400
Kim Kardashian West isn't the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform: DJ Mustard and Kevin Hart are among those in the struggle. (May 23)
Passages 2019: Those we lost in entertainment
Sun, 19 May 2019 16:35:19 -0400
2019 stars we've lost in the entertainment industry this year
Your favorite cocktails are trash. Here's how to make them better
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:32:08 -0400
It's not that the cocktails are horrible, it's that they're often made with subpar ingredients and not enough care to live up to their full potential.
'Long Shot' stars talk politics
Thu, 23 May 2019 19:50:35 -0400
"Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)
David Guetta's secret to pop longevity
Thu, 23 May 2019 20:20:53 -0400
Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta says he's been able to stick around in pop music for more than three decades because he stays mostly behind the scenes. (May 23)
'Aladdin': Does it differ from the original movie? How is Will Smith's Genie? We have answers
Sun, 26 May 2019 12:43:50 -0400
Disney's live-action "Aladdin" is finally flying into the theaters, and we all need answers: How is Will Smith's blue Genie? Who is the breakout star?
Everything you're doing wrong with your bra
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:53:50 -0400
Ladies, when it comes to our bras we are all guilty of some common mistakes. Here are 5 tips to help you better your love/hate relationship with your undergarments.
'Jeopardy!': Did pro gambler Holzhauer almost lose $35K over a wrong answer about Vegas?
Sat, 25 May 2019 10:47:33 -0400
'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer just won his 27th consecutive game, but the professional gambler almost lost $35K with a wrong answer about Vegas.
See the new network TV series for 2019-20
Thu, 16 May 2019 11:53:26 -0400
What could become your next favorite television show? Here are the networks' choices for the upcoming season.
5 books not to miss: 'Wild and Crazy Guys,' 'Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered,' 'Queen Bee'
Sat, 25 May 2019 07:00:02 -0400
Read about the comedy revolution started by Steve Martin and pals in "Wild and Crazy Guys," and make sure to "Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered."
'Four Weddings' sequel: Five most shocking takeaways from the 'Red Nose Day' nuptials
Sun, 26 May 2019 17:59:41 -0400
The "One Red Nose Day and a Wedding" sequel to "Four Weddings and a Funeral" went splendidly, 25 years after the original. Here's what went down.
Memorial Day weekend deals you can get now
Fri, 24 May 2019 10:01:51 -0400
It's Memorial Day weekend! Here are the best deals you can get right now.
Nickelodeon star Michael D. Cohen reveals he transitioned 20 years ago
Sat, 25 May 2019 11:54:13 -0400
Canadian actor Michael D. Cohen is opening up about his transgender journey, revealing to Time that he transitioned 20 years ago.
2019 Met Gala: Wild, over-the-top looks
Wed, 8 May 2019 12:35:05 -0400
The Met Gala, the annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, was Monday. This year's theme is "Camp: Notes on Fashion."