Bill Murray cheers on Xavier basketball team’s upset win over Arizona

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Bill Murray was seen cheering on No. 11-seed Xavier University in the team's victory over No. 2-seed University of Arizona in Thursday's NCAA tournament matchup.Murray's son Luke Murray is in...

Michael Pena lays his “CHIPS” on the table, hides “Ant-Man 2” cards

GMA After Hours(NEW YORK) -- Michael Pena played a policeman in the acclaimed drama End of Watch, and plays motorcycle cop in the film reboot of the '70s TV series CHiPs -- but he's...

Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds memorial service set for Saturday

Getty Images/Ethan Miller(LOS ANGELES) -- On Saturday, the public gets a chance to say a final farewell to Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, who died one day apart late in December. The memorial will be held...

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockAs we round out the first full week of spring, do you remember the huge country hit “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden?” To this day, the song remains one of...

“Mindy Project” diss leads to Kaling date with Jersey Sen. Corey Booker

ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Seinfeld once said couples who have a good meeting story are the ones that last.  While we don't want to jump to conclusions about their future, you'll be hard-pressed to finding a...

Newcomers Raelynn and Lindsey Ell release new music today, adding potential girl power to...

ABC/Image Group LAThe top 20 songs in this week's Mediabase Country Airplay chart only contain two female solo artists. Raelynn and Lindsey Ell will release new music today with hopes of doing something about...

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill soar with new single

ABC/Image Group LAGrammy award-winning superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill released their newest collaboration, “Speak to a Girl,”  today.  It is now available on the usual platforms. As previously announced, the couple will perform “Speak...

“Married…with Children” Star Katy Sagal Once Dated Kiss’ Gene Simmons

Getty Images/ Vincent Sandoval(LOS ANGELES) -- Before Katy Sagal landed the role of Peg Bundy in the long-running TV series Married...with Children, she had her sights set on a singing career, and even dated Kiss bass player Gene Simmons. In an interview...

“CHIPS,” “Life,” and “Power Rangers” among this week’s new releases

© 2016 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved. (NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: * Life -- Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds and Mission Impossible's Rebecca Ferguson star in this sci-fi thriller about a team of scientists aboard...

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe Band Perry will perform the post-race concert following this year’s St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & Half Marathon on Saturday, April 29 at Ascend Amphitheater. The Toyota Rock...

Dan + Shay bit by the acting bug while working on “The Shack” soundtrack

ABCDan + Shay have been an integral part of the success of the movie The Shack, and their involvement in the project has gotten the duo contemplating a move into acting. The duo's contribution to...

Disney chief teases 15 years of “Star Wars” stories yet to come

Lucasfilm(LOS ANGELES) -- Disney CEO Bob Iger dropped not one, not two, but three huge spoilers about the Star Wars universe today, speaking at a conference that took place on campus at University of Southern California. First, Iger spoke...

Jake Owen to headline Music City for first time April 27

RCA NashvilleJake Owen will perform at Ascend Amphitheater on April 27, marking his first time headlining a ticketed event in Nashville. “I left Florida in 2004 to make Music City my home." Jake said in...

Hot new duo High Valley delivers new single to radio today

AtlanticBrothers Brad and Curtis Rempel, known collectively as High Valley, are releasing a new single to radio today called "She's with Me." It is the follow-up to the pair's first top-20 single, "Make You Mine."...

Ryan Gosling reveals why he laughed during Oscars “Moonlight” mix-up

ABC/Eddy Chen (LAS VEGAS) -- If you remember last month's Oscars Best Picture mix-up, you might have noticed Ryan Gosling laughing amidst the confusion. Oh, face it: you never took your eyes off him. At any rate, now we...

Chris Janson shares the joys of performing live in Audience Network concert special

ABC/Image Group LAIf you're a Chris Janson fan, Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special Chris Janson airing tomorrow night, March 24, at 9 p.m. Eastern via DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114 and DIRECTVNOW. In the special, Chris...

“Empire” Recap: Cookie and Lucious bring the sound and the fury

FOX/Chuck Hodes(LOS ANGELES) -- Empire returned Wednesday night. In the episode, titled "Sound & Fury,"  Lucious is introducing his latest studio project called Inferno with an onstage performance from rapper Remy Ma amid a group of male dancers. During the...

Jon Pardi and the late Buck Owens share a stage in American Currents exhibit

ABC/Image Group LAThe Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum feature exhibit called "American Currents" features artists who defined 2016, paired with superstars of the past. Jon Pardi is proud to be a...

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockAs sports fans are entrenched in March Madness, can you name the artist who had a #1 hit in 2009 with a song called "People Are Crazy?" ANSWER: Billy Currington. Copyright © 2017, ABC...

“I felt a really long way from home”: James Corden mourns victims of London...

Art Streiber/CBS(NEW YORK) -- Last night, the British host of The Late Late Show with James Corden paid a heartfelt tribute to those who were murdered in the Wednesday's London terror attack. ISIS claimed...

“Love Actually” stars reunite for “Red Nose Day Actually” trailer

NBC/Trae Patton(LOS ANGELES) -- The cast of the 2003 smash hit, Love Actually, is reuniting for the short film, Red Nose Actually, airing as part of NBC's The Red Nose Day Special on May 23. On Wednesday, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley and company...

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly “talking again”

Getty Images/Jason LaVeris(LOS ANGELES) -- Things may be looking up for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and their kids. A source tells E! Online that two month after hiring a private judge to handle their divorce and custody issues, the two are...

William Shatner wants Nick Viall booted off “Dancing with the Stars”

ABC/Eric McCandless(LOS ANGELES) -- TV icon and Dancing with the Stars fan William Shatner hasn't revealed which one of this season's celebrities he's rooting for, but there's no secret who he wants off the show. More than an hour before...

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockNewcomer Luke Combs continues an unprecedented year as his debut single “Hurricane” charges into the Top 15 on both Country Aircheck’s Mediabase and Billboard’s Country Airplay charts, and crosses a major...

Faith Hill talks family, fame and aging in New Beauty cover stor

ABC/Image Group LASuperstar Faith Hill is pretty busy: she and husband Tim McGraw are releasing a new album and rehearsing for their upcoming Soul 2 Soul Tour 2017.  But she still had time to...

Trisha’s Southern Kitchen nabs Daytime Emmy nomination

ABC/Image Group LATrisha Yearwood's series Trisha's Southern Kitchen has been nominated a second time for Outstanding Culinary Program at this year's Daytime Emmy Awards, which will be presented April 30. Trisha serves as Executive...

How Brad Paisley’s Nationwide commercial hints at what to expect on his upcoming album

Sony NashvilleYou can't get full version of Brad Paisley's 11th studio album, Love & War, until April 21st, but you can catch him now as the current pitchman for Nationwide Insurance. Brad's second commercial for...

Report: Michael Shannon leads the pack to play Cable in “Deadpool 2”

Getty Images/John Lamparski(LOS ANGELES) -- According to the Hollywood Reporter, Man of Steel baddie Michael Shannon, who got an Oscar nomination for his work in Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals, is the frontrunner to star opposite Ryan Reynolds as the character Cable in 2018's Deadpool...

Hasta la vista, baby: Insiders say studio’s pulling plug on “Terminator” Series

Paramount Pictures/Melinda Sue Gordon(LOS ANGELES) -- Arnold most likely won't be back. Paramount, which owns the rights to the Terminator series, has reportedly terminated the Schwarzenegger series. Arnold's last go-round as the killing machine, Terminator: Genysis, reportedly...

Kellie Pickler confirms her reality show’s been renewed for third season

CMTKellie Pickler confirmed to her Twitter followers Tuesday that CMT's I Love Kellie Pickler has been renewed for a third season. "Yaaaay!!! @KelliePickler #ILoveKP will be back for Season 3 soon on @CMT!" she tweeted. The...

More superstars of country confirmed for upcoming ACM Awards

Academy of Country MusicThe Academy of Country Music has announced additional performers to join this year's already stellar lineup for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards -- Country Music’s Party of...

“K. Oh.” “Wheel of Fortune” contestant’s spectacular “Streetcar” stumble

Getty Images/Paul Warner(LOS ANGELES) -- A Wheel of Fortune contestant who was one letter away from solving the puzzle during Tuesday's show added an X-rated twist to the title of a Tennessee Williams classic. With "A STREETCAR NA_ED DESIRE"...

Study says younger viewers are natural binge watchers

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- According to according to Deloitte’s annual "Digital Democracy Survey," nearly 75% of Americans confessed to binge watching multiple episodes in one sitting; particularly younger viewers.  According to the survey, some 90% of 20...

Trent Harmon wants to go even further with “There’s A Girl”

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CRSTrent Harmon’s latest single, “There’s A Girl,” is officially his first top 20 song...but he doesn't want to stop here. “Looking back, I didn’t even really know what top 20 meant."...

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockIt’s World Water Day! Can you name the 2010 #1 Brad Paisley hit whose title is very appropriate for today? ANSWER: “Water" Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Jenny Slate has “no regrets” about relationship with Chris Evans

Marvel Studios(NEW YORK) -- Jenny Slate and Chris Evans are no longer a couple, but Slate says she doesn't regret the time they spent together. "I don't mind talking about him at all," she tells Vulture....

Cher to star in new Lifetime movie about Flint, Michigan water crisis

Getty Images/Brian Stukes(LOS ANGELES) -- Cher has been an outspoken advocate for the people of Flint, Michigan, during the water crisis they've been suffering through since 2014.  Now, she's going to executive produce and star in...

Rascal Flatts are pumped about their new album: “It’s the quality of the music”

BMLGThe guys of Rascal Flatts say they're feeling a little nostalgic these days. But as they look back on a stellar career, it's also apparent the three of them are pretty stoked...

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockJon Pardi will perform “Dirt On My Boots” on ABC’s Good Morning America Wednesday. The single sits at #1 for the second week in a row on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. Ryman Auditorium officials...

“Gong Show” creator & TV pioneer Chuck Barris dead at 87

Ron Tom/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Chuck Barris, the TV producer responsible for The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game and most famously, The Gong Show, which he hosted, has died,...

“Mean Girls” musical, “Hamilton” coming to Washington D.C.’s National Theatre

Getty Images/Noam Galai(WASHINGTON D.C.) -- The Broadway adaptation of a Mean Girls musical took a big step forward, with an announcement it will be coming to Washington’s National Theatre on October 31 of next year. The Tina Fey-written production, which will...

Girl Power: Cam and Lindsay Ell join forces with Melissa Etheridge for Skyville Live...

ABC/Image Group LAOnline music series and Nashville-based Skyville Live celebrated the musical power of women Monday night in a live webcast featuring collaborations with Cam, rising star Lindsay Ell, rocker Melissa Etheridge, guitar player...

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is now an animated film

ABC/Lou Rocco(LOS ANGELES) -- It's been a hit single, a ringtone and a children's book, and now Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is a movie. Production has started on the film, an animated...

Reba returns to sing National Anthem at 27th Annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball...

ABC/Image Group LACountry music's most famous redhead, Reba McEntire, has been selected to kick-off the 27th annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game set for Saturday, Jun 10 during the CMA Music...

Brad Paisley teases reveal of 2nd track from upcoming album

Sony MusicIt's still an entire month before you can get the full version of Brad Paisley's Love and War album. However, Brad has released audio for the follow-up to his recent #1 hit, "Today." The...

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockIn honor of National Agricultural Day, what Kenny Chesney song glorifies the sexiness of one particular farm implement? ANSWER: “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy.” Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Anne Frank Center demands apology from Tim Allen over “Kimmel” comments regarding 1930s Germany

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- It didn't take long for the backlash against Tim Allen regarding comments he made on Jimmy Kimmel Live! comparing the oppression conservatives in Hollywood feel to the oppression in "'30s...

Puff-Puff? Pass, former pot smoker Woody Harrelson now says

Getty Images/Noam Galai(NEW YORK) -- Woody Harrelson once seemed like the poster child for marijuana.  But the actor, who serves on the advisory board of the marijuana law reform advocacy group NORML, says he hasn't had...

George Strait wants you to help decide his biggest hit of all time

ABC/Image Group LAGeorge Strait has had 60 chart-topping songs. That’s more #1 singles than both Michael Jackson and Elvis, combined. But George hasn’t really been able to nail down which one is the all-time...

Penelope Cruz to play Donatella Versace in “American Crime Story”

Getty Images/David M. Benett(LOS ANGELES) -- We learned in January that Lady Gaga would not be playing Donatella Versace in the third season of American Crime Story.  Now we know who will.Penelope Cruz has...
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