Adams, who was married to Leave It to Beaver dad Hugh Beaumont for more than 30 years, died Oct. 14 in an assisted living facility in Mankato, Minn., her daughter Kristan Beaumont told The Hollywood Reporter. Born on July 15, 1920, in New Ulm, Minn., Adams appeared on a "Gateway to Hollywood" radio program in which winners would receive a contract with RKO Radio.
The world of wrestling today is much different than it was back in the '80s, '90s, or even just 10 years ago. That's why there is so much excitement when someone like WWE World Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles teases having a match with the legendary Shawn Michaels, but what are the chances it ever even happens?
The Walking Dead has been hijacked by a prolific street artist to protest Hillary Clinton and the presidential candidate's entire Democratic Party. "In the spirit of The Walking Dead's newest villain, Negan, I drew up these posters and placed them outside of the AMC Studio offices in Santa Monica as well as near the CNN building on Sunset boulevard where there will be an anti-Hillary protest," Sabo told THR.
In a statement released to Buzzfeed , Sony says fans can expect to hear the "Die Young" songstress' new album just over the horizon: "Creating a new album takes time, and everyone's goal is to deliver a high quality album consistent with Kesha's past releases. We hope to share exciting new music with Kesha's fans soon."
Time Warner has agreed to be acquired by AT&T in a stock and cash transaction that values the entertainment conglomerate at $86 billion, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. Investors will get up to $110 per share of Time Warner, roughly a 40 percent premium to where the stock traded last week, before news leaked that the two companies were in advanced talks.
Tim Miller, the director behind Fox's most lucrative X-Men film to date, Deadpool, will not be returning for the sequel, after all. EW has confirmed the filmmaker has dropped out of Deadpool 2, with additional reports citing creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds. The studio announced Miller was developing the sequel with Deadpool screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick back in April.
AT&T Inc. has agreed to buy Time Warner Inc. in a deal worth about $80 billion, bringing disparate assets including satellite TV provider DirecTV, cell phone network AT&T Wireless, the Warner Bros. movie studio and HBO and Turner cable channels under one umbrella, The Wall St. Journal reported Sunday. The deal is the largest media merger since AOL's $165 billion purchase of Time Warner in 2000 -- which did not work out so well.
On Friday night, a documentary about a Broadway show about the founding fathers that aired on public TV was the top trending term on Twitter. According to Globe theater critic Don Aucoin , creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda "made the American Revolution cool by fashioning the story of Alexander Hamilton and the other founding fathers into an electrifying hip-hop musical."
A member of the Swedish Academy that awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature to Bob Dylan says the American singer-songwriter's silence since receiving the honor is "impolite and arrogant." Wastberg said the academy still hopes to communicate with the 75-year-old artist, whose Nobel credits him with creating "new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
All 13 episodes of the second season of "Marvel's Jessica Jones " will be directed by women, according to executive producer and showrunner Melissa Rosenberg . Rosenberg discussed the all-female directing roster during her panel at Transforming Hollywood 7: Diversifying Entertainment, a conference held Friday at University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, who wrote "The Hangover," take on the smother mothers of America: the ones who can infuriatingly do it all -- head the P.T.A., whip up vegan cookies for the bake sale and tote their kids to and from enough activities to pad a college application -- all while looking perfect.
Newberry Consort playing Elizabethan-era theatrical jigs, with Steve Player as the Shakespearean entertainer Jack Kemp, here with actress Ellen Hargis "The wife" on Friday. Having survived a serious funding crisis in 1997 and the retirement of founder Mary Springfels, the Newberry Consort soldiered on, wisely staying small, flexible and true to its musical mission, dusting off forgotten but worthwhile preclassical instrumental and vocal works and presenting them in a fresh, invigorating manner.