Mario Batali’s accuser is “grateful” sexual assault case is moving forward

Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Food Bank of New York City(BOSTON) -- A woman who accused Mario Batali of sexually assaulting her in...

‘Aladdin’ leads new Memorial Day Weekend movie releases

Disney(LOS ANGELES) -- Opening nationwide in theaters Friday: * Aladdin -- Director Guy Ritchie's live-action adaptation of the 1992 Disney animated classic about the...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMichael Ray is set to perform on The Talk on Friday. You can watch for him starting at 2 p.m. ET on CBS....

Justin Moore will remember “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home” during Monday’s...

ABC/Image Group LAIf you listen to Justin Moore's latest hit, "The Ones That Didn't Make It Back Home," you can't miss the fact that...

Kip Moore’s ready with album #4, once he finishes his ride with “The Bull”

ABC/Image Group LAKip Moore’s follow-up to 2017’s Slowheart is in the can. “That’s a wrap. Record #4 is done,” the Georgia native announced on...

Miranda Lambert’s on a mission to find homes for pups Smoke and Bandit during...

ABC/Image Group LANext month during CMA Fest, Miranda Lambert will once again bring her passion project to CMA Fest, as her MuttNation Foundation works...

Cody Johnson hits a career high with “On My Way to You”

ABC/Image Group LAThis week, Cody Johnson is enjoying the biggest hit of his career so far, as “On My Way to You” cracks country’s...

Chicago judge orders unsealing of records in Jussie Smollett case

ABC(CHICAGO) -- A Chicago judge has ruled to unseal the documents in the criminal case of Empire actor Jussie Smollett, who claimed he was...

Melissa Barrera and Mishel Prada on season two of ‘Vida’: “It starts with a...

Starz(NEW YORK) -- The second season of Vida starts off with a bang… literally. Melissa Barrera and Mishel Prada, who play sisters Lyn...

Thomas Rhett’s throwing a fan-focused arena party for “Center Point Road”

The Valory Music Co. When Thomas Rhett released his last album, Life Changes, in September of 2017, he did something he's not anxious to...

“Why did you leave Starfleet?” ‘Star Trek: Picard’ peek teases Patrick Stewart’s hero in...

CBS All Access(LOS ANGELES) -- Jean Luc-Pinot Noir? That might be the first thing that comes to mind after fans see the first teaser...

Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush awarded nearly $2 million in #MeToo defamation case

Photo by Brook Mitchell/Getty Images(SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA) -- "This was a recklessly irresponsible piece of sensational journalism of the worst kind," declared Australian Justice Michael...

Riley Green headlines a free Opry Plaza Party the week of CMA Fest

Big Machine The Grand Ole Opry is throwing a free outdoor party the week of CMA Fest in Nashville. Riley Green, Tenille Townes, Travis...

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ trailer shows Arnold, Linda Hamilton, and all new killing machines

Paramount Pictures(LOS ANGELES) -- Paramount has released the first trailer to Terminator: Dark Fate, the film that will reunite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton...

Garth Brooks adds a second show in Boise at the request of the Idaho...

ABC RadioGarth Brooks is adding a second show in Boise, Idaho at the request of the state’s governor. Idaho Governor Brad Little reached out...

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockFourteen years ago this week, this Oklahoma native won season four of American Idol, performing Martina McBride's "Independence Day" and singing "Bless the Broken...

Mario Batali to be charged with indecent assault and battery

Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Food Bank of New York City(NEW YORK) -- Mario Batali will face arraignment in Boston Municipal Court on...

Daniel Craig getting surgery for Bond injury, but 007 movie still on schedule

© Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions(LOS ANGELES) -- There's bad news and good news this morning for James Bond fans. First, the bad news: Daniel...

“Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons” live show delivers laughs, a...

ABC/Eric McCandless(LOS ANGELES) -- It was the 1970s all over again, as Jimmy Kimmel and legendary TV show creator Norman Lear teamed up for...

Jason Aldean is ready to Ride All Night this weekend with his one-year-old, Memphis

Broken BowWhen Jason Aldean sets out on his Ride All Night Tour on Saturday, he'll have a very special guest along: his one-year-old son....

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockCarly Pearce, Tyler Rich, and Filmore have been added to Rodney Atkins' Music City Gives Back show June 3 at Ascend Park in...

Chris Stapleton surprises fans at Madison Square Garden during Pink concert

ABC/Mark Levine Chris Stapleton surprised the crowd at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, showing up to sing his new duet...

Jimmy Kimmel brings back two classic TV shows — ‘All in the Family’ and...

ABC(LOS ANGELES) -- Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel and legendary TV show creator Norman Lear are bringing viewers the ultimate throwback experience. As previously reported,...

Jimmie Allen gives it his “Best Shot” with a magic wand in new “Make...

Broken BowJimmie Allen’s new video for “Make Me Want To” starts with an elderly woman giving him a magic wand to repay an act...

Check out Carrie Underwood’s mobile gym on the Cry Pretty Tour

Capitol NashvilleCarrie Underwood’s not the only one taking advantage of her tricked-out mobile gym on the Cry Pretty Tour: her husband, former hockey player...

From ‘The Dark Knight’, to ‘Ant-Man’, to ‘All Creatures Here Below’, David Dastmalchian has...

Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films(LOS ANGELES) -- While you might not recognize actor David Dastmalchian's name, you've definitely seen him work: among many others,...

With “The Voice” behind him, Blake Shelton’s ready for Red Nose Day

Trae Patton/NBCNow that Blake Shelton has wrapped season 16 of The Voice, he's ready to put on his red nose. The "God's Country" hitmaker...

“This One’s for You” — and it’s about to become the biggest country record...

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleLuke Combs is on the verge of having the most successful country album of the 21st century, according to Billboard. So...

‘Power’ star Omari Hardwick says even with the online jabs, he can’t forget that...

ABC/Fred Lee(NEW YORK) -- Omari Hardwick is opening up about his unique relationship with Power co-creator 50 Cent, who, Hardwick admits, sometimes takes jabs...

Lisa Kudrow explains how appearing next to her ‘Friends’ co-stars hurt her body image

Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Lisa Kudrow has been in the public eye for decades, but being a celebrity...

Michael Ray explores the built-in mystery of “Her World or Mine”

Atlantic Michael Ray's follow-up to his chart-topping "One That Got Away" is the classic country heartbreak ballad "Her World or Mine." "It's been...

Country star trivia

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockTen years ago this week, the third single from Sugarland's Love on the Inside album topped Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart. Can you...

You can say he’s back…’John Wick 4′ to debut May, 2021

Lionsgate(LOS ANGELES) -- You can say he's back -- again. Just days after his third film in the series debuted as the number-one...

Johnny Depp says ex-wife Amber Heard’s injuries were “painted on bruises”

Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- After serving his ex-wife, Amber Heard, with a $50 million defamation lawsuit back in March, Johnny...

Will Smith “excited,” “proud” of ‘Aladdin’ at Hollywood world premiere

Walt Disney Studios(HOLLYWOOD) -- We've still got three days to wait before Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin opens, but a lucky few got to...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockChris Janson is set to sing his new hit, "Good Vibes," Wednesday on Live with Kelly and Ryan. You can catch the syndicated...

Maelyn Jarmon wins ‘The Voice,’ handing coach John Legend his first victory

Trae Patton/NBCMaelyn Jarmon, the New York City waitress with perfect pitch, despite being deaf in one ear, ended her fairy-tale run Tuesday night by...

Lady A taps into the “Need You Now” magic with their new hit, “What...

Big Machine Even though it's only been out since Friday, Lady Antebellum's "What If I Never Get Over You" is already at #25 on...

Los Angeles to declare May 21 “John Singleton Day”

Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- John Singleton's legacy will officially live on in his hometown of Los Angeles, California. According to the Los...

Still “Here for a Good Time”: George Strait adds second show in Kansas City

MCA NashvilleFor someone who’s officially retired from touring, George Strait continues to work plenty these days. In fact, demand to see the Country Music...

Kacey Musgraves will showcase “All of the Colors” at the Country Music Hall of...

ABC/Image Group LAKacey Musgraves’ new exhibit titled “All of the Colors” will open at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on July...

Maren Morris reveals she’s a happy, healthy non-smoker as she covers “Women’s Health”

Columbia NashvilleMaren Morris is a happier, healthier “Girl” these days, after working on both her body and her mind, she reveals in the article...

Watch Jason Momoa go all Khal Drogo about that ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

ABC/Eric McCandless(LOS ANGELES) -- (SPOILER ALERT) (NOTE LANGUAGE) It looks like former Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa wasn't too happy with the show's...

“Whiskey Glasses” and a mullet: Morgan Wallen’s “business in the front, party in the...

ABC/Image Group LA Right now, "Up Down" hitmaker Morgan Wallen has one of the most recognizable haircuts in country music, as he rocks a...

“God’s Country” rockets to the top for Blake Shelton

Warner NashvilleThis week, “God’s Country” becomes Blake Shelton’s fourteenth career number one on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, though it's only been out eight...

Strange indeed: New Coke coming back for ‘Stranger Things’ season three tie-in

Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Coca-Cola is leaning into what is considered among the biggest marketing misfires of all time by bringing back New Coke...

James Gunn says ‘Brightburn’ helped him get through Disney firing drama

L-R: director David Yarovesky, Producer James Gunn/Photo: Eric Charbonneau - © 2019 CTMG(NEW YORK) -- Guardians of the Galaxy series writer/director James Gunn is...

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockThe debut single from Thomas Rhett made it to #15 in 2012. Can you name the first release from his It Goes Like This...

Brooks & Dunn will give “CMT Crossroads” a “REBOOT” ahead of CMA Fest

Arista Nashville The Brooks & Dunn REBOOT is coming to CMT Crossroads. The soon-to-be Country Music Hall of Famers will stage a live version...

You’ll have to wait a little longer for Luke Combs’ sophomore album, but “The...

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleLuke Combs’ new EP, The Prequel, will arrive on June 7, featuring his new hit, “Beer Never Broke My Heart.” It’s...