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November 16, 2018 11:46 PM Private funeral to be held for Stan Lee, more memorial plans in the works

Stan Lee, the comic book mastermind who changed the landscape of the superhero genre, has died at age 95. Lee revolutionized the comic world by creating Marvel Comics superheroes such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk. A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans 115

November 16, 2018 11:36 PM Burke to replace Dungey as ABC Entertainment chief

(Reuters) - Karey Burke will replace Channing Dungey as president of Walt Disney’s (DIS.N) ABC Entertainment, the company said on Friday. Burke is currently head of original programming for Disney’s cable channel Freeform. Dungey, the first African-American to lead a U.S. broadcast network, will stay through a transition period as Burke assumes her new role. Disney 129

November 15, 2018 12:06 AM The Weeknd Sued for Stealing 'Starboy' from Comic Book Writer

The Weeknd's superhero alter ego, "Starboy," was an idea stolen from another comic book creator ... according to the lawsuit the author's filed against the singer. Eymun Talasazan, the comic book writer, says he created a comic book universe in 2014 that revolved around R&B and rap stars. According to the suit, Talasazan had convos with The Weeknd's 159

November 10, 2018 2:04 AM China cracks down on celebrity hype and fake click-through rates

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese broadcasters and online entertainment sites should avoid celebrity hype and crack down on fake audience and click-through rates, state media quoted the National Radio and Television Administration as saying. The edict comes after Beijing ordered A-list movie star Fan Bingbing to pay about 884 million yuan ($129 million) in taxes 149

November 2, 2018 4:21 AM Oakland father allegedly tosses firearm after 3-year-old son shoots self

The 3-year-old son of an Oakland man allegedly shot himself with his father's firearm. (City of Oakland) A convicted felon on probation admitted to tossing a semi-automatic weapon found by his 3-year-old son who shot himself in the groin Monday, authorities said. Covonne Page Sr., of Oakland, Calif., allegedly told police he had hidden the firearm on top of an entertainment 101

November 1, 2018 9:14 PM Jillian Barberie Reveals She Has Breast Cancer, Will Undergo Double Mastectomy

The actress and TV host revealed on Twitter Thursday that she received medical test results back, which confirmed that she has cancer in her right breast. “Results back. It’s cancer in my right breast but also it has spread to my lymph node,” she wrote. “Appointment at Bedford Breast to assess everything.” The former Good Day L.A. co-host also shared 124

November 1, 2018 3:41 PM Jon Snow and Daenerys Cozy Up for Winter in First Official Game of Thrones Season 8 Photo

Nothing could make the transition into colder months smoother than a photo of Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen gearing up for winter in Westeros. Thankfully, that’s what we get with the first official photo from Game of Thrones season 8, this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly. The shot shows Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke cozied up to each other against 97

October 31, 2018 10:33 AM Carlyle reports 25 cents for third-quarter earnings per unit, misses forecast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alternative asset manager Carlyle Group LP (CG.O) on Wednesday missed estimates for earnings per unit for the third quarter, as the value of its private equity investments rose less than that one of its key rivals. Carlyle, which owns assets such as British premium car service Addison Lee and U.S. entertainment services provider 122

October 30, 2018 6:38 AM Sony hikes annual profit outlook to record after robust second-quarter profits

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp lifted its annual operating profit outlook by 30 percent to a record level after a strong second-quarter, bolstered by popular game titles as well as growing demand for its online gaming services. Sony raised its annual profit forecast to 870 billion yen ($7.7 billion) from an earlier estimate of 670 billion yen. That compares 171

October 29, 2018 1:30 PM 'The Purge' Halloween party at California nightclub ends in gunfire, several wounded, police say

A California nightclub's Halloween party based on the horror franchise “The Purge” ended in a mass shooting early Monday, police said. Officers responded to a report of gunfire inside and outside the Sevilla Nightclub in Riverside at around midnight, police said in a statement. Responding officers found two gunshot victims upon arriving at the scene 117