NEW YORK (AP) — Most Easter Sundays, you can find John Legend at home, helping cook a big dinner for family and friends. Except this Easter. He’ll be a little busy — being Jesus Christ in front of millions.
Wherever he has lived, Lexington native Jesse Donaldson said he’s always met expats from Kentucky, people who have moved away but still long to return to their home state.
Kentuckian Jason Smith, a school cafeteria manager from Carter County, beat out two other competitors Sunday night on cable TV's Food Network to win his own cooking show. Smith earned the title of Food Network's next Star, according to the network's magazine.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Things had started settling down following a tumultuous year at Fox News Channel before it was hit with a cover headline in the New York Daily News, "Fake News Channel," and questions about the independence of its journalists on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy - even with Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler behind it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Wonder Woman" fell to second place in its third weekend in theaters, but it's still doing the heavy lifting for the otherwise lackluster summer box office.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Bill Cosby's trial on sexual assault charges ended without a verdict Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian's image as "America's Dad."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Glen Campbell's last record, "Adios," is a swan song for the ailing Grammy-winning performer and TV personality, but his daughter said the recording was also therapeutic for him as well.
"Wonder Woman " has been the subject of so much superfluous fuss, it'd be easy to forget that behind all of the hand-wringing and both symbolic and real pressure to succeed there's actually a movie meant to entertain.
Brad Paisley, "Love and War" (Arista Nashville) -- When you can namecheck the UFC and Zebco fishing reels in the lead track to your 11th studio album, "Love And War," you are probably Grammy Award-winning country music machine Brad Paisley and you can do no wrong.
LONDON (AP) -- After three seasons of zooming through space and time, Peter Capaldi is preparing to hang up his sonic screwdriver and depart "Doctor Who."
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" performed even better than expected in its second weekend in theaters, adding $90.4 million to its North American grosses, which now tally at $319 million.
"The Roanoke Girls" (Crown), by Amy Engel -- Best known for her young adult novels, Amy Engel makes a strong foray into adult fiction with a gripping tale about the power and corrosiveness within families weighed down by the past. "The Roanoke Girls" delivers a dark story with modern gothic …
When Peyronnin Construction Co. of Evansville filed for bankruptcy protection in January and shut down construction of Owensboro's $15.3 million International Bluegrass Music Center, it was just the latest setback in a 33-year effort to build a world-class bluegrass center in Owensboro.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If the Oscars had doubled down on nominating films with actors named Ryan, the ceremony's chances for a ratings bounce might be as likely as host Jimmy Kimmel's Trump jokes.
"I See You" (Berkley), by Clare Mackintosh -- Zoe Walker's troubles creep beyond the financial woes on her desk, an overbearing boss, two aimless children who don't get along with her boyfriend and a boyfriend who's jealous of her ex-husband. Now she's dealing with a possible murderer on her…
"Rush of Blood" (Atlantic Monthly Press), by Mark Billingham -- It's a common situation - strangers meet on vacation, strike up a quick friendship and promise to keep in touch once everyone returns home. But how many people keep the relationship going post-vacation, and just how well do they…
NEW YORK (AP) -- Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama "Hidden Figures" stayed on top for the second straight week.
Bombs detonated in the center of Boston are disarmed by bonds of family and community in Peter Berg's "Patriots Day," a stirring ode to civic life in the age of terrorism.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Disney's new version of the 1980s animated series "DuckTales" is getting a cast worth quacking about, including a former Doctor Who.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of people were surrounded by tight security Thursday as they lined the streets for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Loretta Lynn's career was just beginning when the first Country Music Association Awards were handed out in 1967, but five decades later, both musical institutions are still going strong.
Speaking of Bob Dylan, maybe the biggest headliner Brian Laczko has landed at Paducah's Carson Center, the executive director was complimentary and perhaps prophetic.
Last week, the City of Madisonville launched a series of musical performances that take place from 6-8 p.m. each Friday night in October and features local musicians.
A project ignited over seven years ago by a Murray State University graduate is now a globally distributed film, "SmallTown," that can be found at retailers such as Walmart and BestBuy and online at Amazon.com.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- As a teenager growing up in Memphis, Booker T. Jones delivered newspapers house-to-house, saving all the money he could for organ lessons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- There's something for everyone in movie theaters this fall. The calendar is jam-packed with romance, spectacle and jaw-dropping true life stories.
NEW YORK (AP) -- He's led the bad-boy rock band Aerosmith for decades, written a book, learned to parasail, and is the father of four children. But Steven Tyler had at least one more goal before hitting 70: his first solo album.
Mumford & Sons, "Johannesburg" (Glassnote) -- Mumford & Sons' new five-song EP is a tonal and rhythmic departure from the band's past three albums. Written with Senegalese singer Baaba Maal, Malawian group The Very Best and South African band Beatenberg, "Johannesburg" blends Mumford…
"Widowmaker" (Minotaur), by Paul Doiron -- In the first few pages of Paul Doiron's "Widowmaker," game warden Mike Bowditch seizes an illegal animal (10 percent dog and 90 percent wolf) from a violent, drug addled couple; is stabbed in the back for his trouble; gets into a fight with his girl…
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hours before Puff Daddy hit the stage for an all-star concert featuring his Bad Boy family, Jay Z and Mary J. Blige, he could not contain his excitement.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's "Captain America's" weekend at the box office once again by a large margin, but even with $72.6 million in earnings, the superhero pic left some room for other newcomers like "Money Monster," ''The Darkness" and "The Lobster" to play, according to comScore estimates Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fox News is slamming GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump for his repeated Twitter tirades against anchor Megyn Kelly.
I'd like to apologize to those who were sitting next to me for my aggressive popcorn munching during "10 Cloverfield Lane," the new J.J. Abrams-produced nail-biter starring a creepier John Goodman than you've ever seen (and that's saying something.)
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