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Reports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be premature

Details Reports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be premature LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature....

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Movie times, 03/03

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Review: The Staple Singers, 'Freedom Highway Complete'

Details Review: The Staple Singers, 'Freedom Highway Complete' On April 9, 1965, the Staple Singers performed at Chicago’s New Nazareth Church where the family gospel group introduced “Freedom Highway,” its civil rights anthem written in response to curre…...

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Review: Aaron Watson, 'The Underdog'

Details Review: Aaron Watson, 'The Underdog' Here’s a shocker -- the No. 1 country album in the country is actually a country record....

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Sara Gilbert welcomes baby boy with wife Linda Perry

Details Sara Gilbert welcomes baby boy with wife Linda Perry LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sara Gilbert shared the news of her new baby on "The Talk."...

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Television's 'Judge Judy' staying in session

Details Television's 'Judge Judy' staying in session NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime television's most popular personality, "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and plans to keep her court in session into 2020....

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Julianne and Derek Hough to hit the road again this summer

Details Julianne and Derek Hough to hit the road again this summer NEW YORK (AP) — Sibling performers Derek and Julianne Hough have a busy summer ahead....

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Ming-Na Wen: 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' role makes me a cool mom

Details Ming-Na Wen: 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' role makes me a cool mom NEW YORK (AP) — Ming-Na Wen says her role as ace pilot and weapons expert Melinda May on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." has convinced her children that she's cool....

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Pop channel bringing Daytime Emmys ceremony back to TV

Details Pop channel bringing Daytime Emmys ceremony back to TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Daytime Emmys ceremony is returning to television with a new home on the Pop channel....

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Mark Cuban will play the president on SyFy's 'Sharknado 3'

Details Mark Cuban will play the president on SyFy's 'Sharknado 3' NEW YORK (AP) — This summer's "Sharknado 3" will usher in the Cuban-Coulter administration....

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Shawn Ashmore on job security uncertainty on 'The Following'

Details NEW YORK (AP) — The cast of Fox's TV series "The Following," knows that it's not the kind of gig that provides job security....

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Vega, Llamas to be weekend anchors for ABC

Details Vega, Llamas to be weekend anchors for ABC NEW YORK (AP) — Cecilia Vega and Tom Llamas are the new weekend anchors for ABC's "World News Tonight" broadcasts....

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Brokaw memoir about his battle with cancer coming in May

Details NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brokaw is sharing the news about his battle with cancer,...

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Movie times, 03/02

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What We're Into: 'Rex Factor,' Vino Vinyasa, Lincoln City Libraries, Geeks Who Drink

Details What We're Into: 'Rex Factor,' Vino Vinyasa, Lincoln City Libraries, Geeks Who Drink Each week, Journal Star staffers will share what we’re listening to, reading, eating, watching, wearing or otherwise generally loving right now. These are real, actual ravings, not paid content....

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Movie times, 03/01

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Katharine Hepburn's style on view in Omaha fashion and stage costumes exhibit

Details Katharine Hepburn's style on view in Omaha fashion and stage costumes exhibit OMAHA -- Katharine Hepburn was the greatest female star in Hollywood history, so acknowledged by the American Film Institute, film scholars and movie fans....

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Review: 'Famous Fives' live up to their billing

Details Billed as “Famous Fives,” Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra combined the J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050, and the lengthy Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor on …...

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5 great things to do: March 1-7

Details 5 great things to do: March 1-7 1. OPERA: "A Wedding," 3 p.m. Sunday, Kimball Recital Hall, 11th and R streets....

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L. Kent Wolgamott: Joan Linder's drawings find art in the everyday

Details L. Kent Wolgamott: Joan Linder's drawings find art in the everyday There’s an instant accessibility to Joan Linder’s drawings now on view at Fiendish Plots. They are, to use the exhibition’s title, a look at the “Anatomy of Everyday Things.”...

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Jeff Korbelik: Taking a peek at 6 new shows

Details Jeff Korbelik: Taking a peek at 6 new shows Next to fall, spring is my favorite time of year for television, and it has nothing to do with March Madness. This is when broadcast and cable networks roll out another batch of new shows in h…...

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Movie times, 02/28

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Review: 'A Wedding' is opera worth taking in

Details Review: 'A Wedding' is opera worth taking in Two major events affected the outcome of “A Wedding,” the William Bolcom operetta based on the movie of several years ago. The opera is on the stage of Kimball Recital Hall on the University o…...

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Bill O'Reilly's partisan critics stepping up attack

Details Bill O'Reilly's partisan critics stepping up attack NEW YORK (AP) — Following several stories questioning Bill O'Reilly's past reporting, a liberal media watchdog has ordered its researchers to comb through years of the Fox News Channel host's …...

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Osbourne exiting 'Fashion Police' after Zendaya hair flap

Details Osbourne exiting 'Fashion Police' after Zendaya hair flap LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Osbourne is exiting "Fashion Police," days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks....

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Obama mourns passing of Nimoy: 'I loved Spock'

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that Leonard Nimoy, who made the sign for "Live long and prosper" famous around the world, achieved that goal during his 83 years on planet Earth....

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After 7 seasons, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' not slowing down

Details After 7 seasons, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' not slowing down LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like a drag queen aquarium....

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CNN's Weir escapes studio for the road

Details NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Bill Weir can thank Anthony Bourdain for all the frequent-flier miles....

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Bulls-Mavericks game in Lincoln is sold out

Details Bulls-Mavericks game in Lincoln is sold out The Oct. 23 NBA exhibition basketball game between the Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Mavericks set for Pinnacle Bank Arena sold out in just over two hours Friday....

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Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

Details Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies Leonard Nimoy, world famous to "Star Trek" fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died....

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