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‘The Boss’ beats ‘Batman’ at the weekend box office

Melissa McCarthy’s star power lifted “The Boss” to an estimated $23.5 million opening weekend despite bad reviews and rough word-of-mouth for the R-rated comedy.

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Robert De Niro, Jim Carrey salute Jerry Lewis on 90th birthday

Lewis, who hit the age milestone last month, laughed and cried as comedians like Richard Belzer and Jeff Ross paid tribute to him after his "The King of Comedy" co-star De Niro and Carrey dined with him in the fabled venue's Billy Crystal Room.

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Costner takes on ex-convict role in ‘Criminal’

Hollywood star Kevin Costner takes on a more violent role in action thriller "Criminal", playing an ex-convict who has the memories and skills of a dead FBI agent transferred into his brain.

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Today in entertainment history: April 11

A look back on some of Hollywood's most unforgettable moments.

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Rocker Vince Neil cited for battery in Nevada after scuffle involving Nicolas Cage

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil was cited for battery after he grabbed a woman by the hair when she sought an autograph of actor Nicolas Cage at a Las Vegas hotel, police said on Friday.

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REVIEW: ‘Hardcore Henry’ is technically savvy but not much fun

The action is relentless, violent, and eventually tiresome. The film essentially becomes a first person shooter game set to autopilot, much more successful as a technical achievement than resonant narrative.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘The Boss,’ ‘Hardcore Henry’ highlight box office offerings

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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Watch NBA TV for free this weekend

NBA fans who don't have NBA TV will catch a break — and a chance to see history — this weekend.

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‘American Idol’ crowns 15th and final winner as TV show ends

Trent Harmon is the last winner of the reality TV singing competition, as the show that launched the careers of the likes of Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood said goodbye.

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Melissa McCarthy returning for more ‘Gilmore Girls’

The Oscar nominee was a key player in the beloved sitcom, playing Sookie St. James, the best friend of Lauren Graham's lead character, for all seven seasons of the show.

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Anne Hathaway is a mom

The Oscar winner and her husband Adam Shulman welcomed a baby boy called Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman on March 24

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Today in entertainment history: April 8

A look back on the notable Hollywood milestones from years past.

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‘Rogue One’ trailer unveils female hero

Delighted fans got their first look at the spin-off film set in the "Star Wars" universe which comes soon after JJ Abrams' successful reboot of the intergalactic saga last year.

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REVIEW: McCarthy shines in ‘The Boss’

Sharp wit, foul language, and bodily humor combine to offer an appealing repertoire of McCarthy’s talents. However, the supporting cast is underutilized, and the movie itself falls flat.

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John Oliver sends more ‘riff-raff’ to Yankee Stadium

The premium seats are going for cheap, thanks to the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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2 finalists set for last ‘American Idol’ showdown

The "American Idol" series finale airs tonight.

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Sean Penn to play ‘grumpy’ character in ‘Angry Birds’

"The Angry Birds Movie," which hits theaters in May, will also feature the vocal talents of Blake Shelton, Josh Gad, "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage, and Charlie XCX.

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Charlie Sheen under investigation by LAPD ‘threat’ detectives

Police disclosed little else about the investigation, which the LAPD spokesman, officer Mike Lopez, said began with a complaint lodged against the actor on March 31.

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Today in entertainment history: April 7

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Facebook expands live video, challenging TV and web rivals

Facebook expanded its live video product, Facebook Live, giving the feature prominent placement on the app and rolling out features to make it easier for users to search and comment in real time.

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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

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Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

5 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

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Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

5 hours ago in Music

Axl Rose jumped at the chance to replace Brian Johnson in AC/DC

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The Guns N' Roses star will make his debut as the Australian rock act's new singer on Saturday.

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Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

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He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."

6 hours ago in Sports

Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

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Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

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Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

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If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

6 hours ago in Sports

For Derby hopefuls, owning a horse like owning a team

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For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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Today in entertainment history: May 6

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A look at some of the entertainment headlines that made history.