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‘Modern Family’s’ Ariel Winter says death not who fans think

'Modern Family's' Ariel Winter says death not who fans think

Viewers of have been in a tizzy since series co-creator Christopher Lloyd revealed that a main character will die in the new season. “We do deal with a death, which is certainly a topic that families have to deal with, and on television, it’s not easy to do because that’s ...

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Roseanne dies of opioid overdose as ‘The Conners’ take over

Roseanne dies of opioid overdose as 'The Conners' take over

NEW YORK (Reuters) – One of television’s best-known families returned on Tuesday without its matriarch, as the character of feisty Roseanne Conner was killed off through an accidental opioid overdose. Actress Roseanne Barr waves on her arrival to the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 7, ...

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‘The Conners’ dealt with Roseanne’s departure in debut episode

'The Conners' dealt with Roseanne's departure in debut episode

Nearly five months since ABC’s much-publicized axing of its “Roseanne” revival from its lineup, the network on Tuesday premiered “The Conners,” a half hour spin-off framed around the fictional family of Roseanne Conner. In the first episode, Dan (John Goodman), Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) and Roseanne’s children are three weeks into ...

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Eminem takes ‘Venom’ to a whole new level

Eminem comes under fire for concert sound effect

On Monday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the rapper performed “Venom” in a highly produced music video shot inside and on top of the Empire State Building. Eminem dropped some knowledge about the famous New York City landmark and included a cameo by Kimmel regular, Guillermo Rodriguez. “Venom,” which featured on the ...

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Northern Irish author Anna Burns’ ‘Milkman’ wins Man Booker Prize

Northern Irish author Anna Burns' 'Milkman' wins Man Booker Prize

LONDON (Reuters) – “Milkman” by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel. Writer Anna Burns smiles after she was presented with the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018 by Britain’s Camilla, the ...

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Richard Branson recalls rock ‘n roll days as gets Hollywood star

Richard Branson recalls rock 'n roll days as gets Hollywood star

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson on Tuesday recalled an era of sex, drugs, and rock’n roll as he added a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to his list of accomplishments. Richard Branson listens to speeches as he is inducted into the Flight Path Walk of ...

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Ask WW1 questions before it’s too late, director Peter Jackson says

Ask WW1 questions before it's too late, director Peter Jackson says

LONDON (Reuters) – Director Peter Jackson premiered his World War One documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old” on Tuesday, urging those whose family fought in the conflict to talk to their elderly relatives with knowledge of it before it is too late. Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and New ...

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Does TV have more work to do for the working class?

Does TV have more work to do for the working class?

After you see it once, you never quite forget the look and start to see it everywhere, especially on other people in line at the grocery store. I remember wondering once why money never seemed to be a significant issue for the characters I spent a more-than-average amount of time ...

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‘Holy Grail’ of lizard species born in Prague Zoo

'Holy Grail' of lizard species born in Prague Zoo

PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Prague Zoo showcased five newly-born earless monitor lizards on Tuesday as part of a European breeding program aimed at boosting numbers of the nocturnal reptiles rarely observed in the wild. An earless monitor lizard eats an earthworm inside its enclosure in Prague Zoo, Czech Republic October ...

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Charcoal inscription points to date change for Pompeii eruption

Charcoal inscription points to date change for Pompeii eruption

ROME (Reuters) – The volcanic eruption that destroyed the ancient Roman city of Pompeii probably took place two months later than previously thought, Italian officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A tourist walks on an ancient Roman cobbled street at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pompeii, October 13, 2015. ...

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