Reality TV

June 24, 2020 - 5:31 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A reality television star who appeared on the show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” was indicted Wednesday for allegedly using coronavirus relief funds intended to help small businesses survive to pay for luxuries such as a Rolls-Royce and custom jewelry, federal officials said. In a...
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This combination of cover images show, from left, Rough and Rowdy Ways," by Bob Dylan, "Homegrown," a release by Neil Young and "Bigger Love" by John Legend. (Columbia, from left,/Reprise/Columbia via AP)
June 15, 2020 - 1:25 pm
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES —“Miss Juneteenth”: In Channing Godfrey Peoples’ leisurely first feature, Turquise Jones (Nicole Beharie) is a single mother and former...
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This image released by ABC shows Matt James, who will be the next bachelor on the 25th season of the romance reality series "The Bachelor." (Craig Sjodin/ABC via AP)
June 12, 2020 - 8:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC has named Matt James, its first black “Bachelor” to lead the network's long-running dating competition show, a move long sought by critics of the series' lack of diversity among its leading men. The casting was announced Friday on “Good Morning America.” James, a 28-year-old...
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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 1939 file photo, a crowd gathers outside the Astor Theater on Broadway during the premiere of "Gone With the Wind" in New York. HBO Max has temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the Civil War-era South. (AP Photo)
June 10, 2020 - 4:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Max has temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming library in order to add historical context to the 1939 film long criticized for romanticizing slavery and the Civil War-era South. Protests in the wake of George Floyd's death have forced entertainment companies...
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In this combination photo, Stassi Schroeder attends the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York on Nov. 11, 2019, left, and Kristen Doute arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Pitch Perfect 3" on Dec. 12, 2017. Schroeder and Doute are among four cast members of the Bravo TV series "Vanderpump Rules" who will not be returning for another season of the series. It was revealed last week that Schroeder and Doute had reported a former African American coworker, Faith Stowers, for a crime she had nothing to do with. Stowers appeared on two seasons of “Vanderpump.” (AP Photo)
June 09, 2020 - 10:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four cast members are not returning for another season of Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules” — two over their racist social media posts, and the others after they racially profiled a coworker. Bravo released a statement Tuesday confirming that Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, Max Boyens and...
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A mural is seen on a boarded up business as a Los Angeles Police Department car drives by, Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Many businesses were boarded up during protests over the death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 09, 2020 - 9:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After 33 seasons on the air, “Cops” has been dropped by the Paramount Network as protests against police proliferate around the world. “Cops is not on the Paramount Network and we don’t have any current or future plans for it to return,” a spokesperson for the cable channel said...
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May 23, 2020 - 11:30 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Hana Kimura, a Japanese pro-wrestler who appeared in the latest series of the popular reality show “Terrace House,” has died. She was 22. Her organization Stardom Wrestling confirmed Kimura's death on Saturday. It said details are still largely unknown and the group was cooperating in...
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Poll worker Eric Boson submits absentee ballots during the Wisconsin 7th District special election on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at the Oak Avenue Community Center in Marshfield, Wis. Republican Tom Tiffany and Democrat Tricia Zunker are vying to fill the vacancy left by Republican Sean Duffy, who resigned from the seat in September. (Tork Mason/The Post-Crescent via AP)
May 12, 2020 - 10:57 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tom Tiffany, a state senator endorsed by President Donald Trump, easily won a special congressional election Tuesday in a heavily conservative, rural Wisconsin district, cheering Republicans even as Democrats argued the victory revealed vulnerabilities for the president among...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2020 file photo, Daniel Dae Kim poses for a portrait to promote the film "Blast Beat" at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The PBS documentary series “Asian Americans” that airs next week is a sweeping look at their impact on society, politics and pop culture between the mid-19th century and 9/11. The show features reflections from people like U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth and “Fresh Off the Boat” star Randall Park. It's co-narrated by Kim. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2020 - 2:10 pm
A century of racist attacks detailed in the new PBS documentary series “Asian Americans” might have felt like ancient history just a few months ago. But through the lens of the coronavirus pandemic that originated in China and is now hitting the U.S., being painted as a foreign enemy has become all...
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This image released by Lifetime shows Ashley "Ms. Minnie" Ross of the Atlanta-filmed reality TV show “Little Women: Atlanta.” Ross died in a Georgia car crash on Monday, April 27, her representative confirmed Tuesday. The Lifetime series follows the lives of a group of women with dwarfism trying to make it big in Atlanta’s hip-hop and rap music scene. (Lifetime via AP)
April 28, 2020 - 10:56 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Ashley Ross of the reality TV show “Little Women: Atlanta” has died in a Georgia car crash, her representative confirmed Tuesday. Ross, who was known as “Ms. Minnie,” died of her injuries Monday at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, her publicist Liz Dixson said in an email to The...
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