Entertainment

Six Flags Great Adventure
Antionette Lee
April 16, 2019 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Roller coaster lovers and adventure seekers of New Jersey, get ready to be thrilled by the Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth . Enter at your own risk — riders will be spinning through the clouds at 75 mph on a massive, 17-story pendulum that swings back and forth. The world...
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Frank Maffei and Joe Terry
Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
David Madden
April 16, 2019 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON TWP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Another piece of Philadelphia’s musical legacy is gone with the passing of Joe Terry, a founding member of the '50s and '60s rock group Danny and the Juniors. Terry passed away in his South Jersey home at the age of 78. He was Joe Terranova when he joined the...
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This image released by HBO shows the cast of the popular children's show "Sesame Street." Big Bird, Elmo and stars of “Sesame Street” are leaving their quiet neighborhood and hitting the road.
HBO via AP
April 16, 2019 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Big Bird, Elmo and stars of "Sesame Street" are leaving their quiet neighborhood and embarking on a road trip. The nonprofit Sesame Workshop said Tuesday a selection of Muppets will take part in a 10-city trip to celebrate the show's 50th anniversary campaign with free park...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, actress Georgia Engel answers a question during a panel discussion on the PBS special "Betty White: First Lady of Television" at the 2018 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hi
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File
April 16, 2019 - 12:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70. Engel died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, said her friend and executor, John Quilty. The cause of...
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This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke, left, and Kit Harington in a scene from "Game of Thrones," premiering on Sunday, April 14.
HBO via AP
April 15, 2019 - 9:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first episode of the final season of "Game of Thrones" is a record-breaker for the series and HBO. The pay channel said the 17.4 million viewers who watched Sunday's episode either on TV or online represent a season-opening high for the fantasy saga. HBO Now also posted its...
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Madonna has announced her newest project, a record she has titled "Madame X."
Theo Wargo/Huffington Post/Getty
April 15, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Madonna is such a tease! The legendary pop star has announced her newest project, a record she has titled "Madame X." She shared a video about it, and a snippet of her new music, on her official Instagram account Sunday. Welcome to the World of Madame...
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Fans gather at Le Viet restaurant in south Philadelphia to watch the premiere of the final season of "Game of Thrones."
Kimberly Adams/KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
April 15, 2019 - 8:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 8th and final season of "Game of Thrones" began Sunday night. More than 70 fans of the show met up at Le Viet restaurant in South Philly for a viewing party. "I can't to finally see, after waiting a whole year to see the last season of Game of Thrones," said Kahn...
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Steve Wilkie/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP
April 14, 2019 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rush of newcomers couldn't shake "Shazam!" from the top spot, as the superhero comedy led the box office for the second straight weekend with $25.1 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Lionsgate's "Hellboy" reboot, the animated Laika Studios release "...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2017 file photo, director Woody Allen attends a special screening of "Wonder Wheel" in New York. On Friday, April 12, 2019, an Amazon lawyer said the filmmaker breached his four-movie deal with the online giant by making statements
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File
April 12, 2019 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Woody Allen breached his four-movie deal with the online giant by making statements about the #MeToo movement that damaged prospects for promoting his films, an Amazon lawyer said Friday. Attorney Robert Klieger told U.S. District Judge Denise Cote that the company protected itself...
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This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."
Lucasfilm via AP
April 12, 2019 - 1:31 pm
By Lindsey Bahr CHICAGO (AP) — "No one is ever really gone," says the voice of Luke Skywalker in the first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: Episode IX," which audiences finally learned will be called "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Friday at a fan event in Chicago. The closely guarded film from...
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