Nicole Kidman: My kids have found lockdown 'difficult'

Nicole Kidman says the coronavirus pandemic has been “very difficult” for her daughters, because they've struggled without social interaction.

Pinwheel Cave rock art in California may depict hallucinogenic 'trance flower'

Starting about 400 years ago, Indigenous people in California had hallucinogenic ceremonies in a cave by Santa Barbara.

I'm a Celebrity viewers accuse AJ Pritchard of lying about Jessica Plummer after trial

"The only person I heard screaming was AJ."

How we made The Lives of Others

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, writer and director In winter 1997, during my first year at film school in Munich, I was lying on the floor listening to music. I started thinking about how Lenin once told his best friend that he couldn’t listen to his favourite piano sonata as often as he would like, because it made him soft, and might stop him from wanting to hurt the people he needed to hurt. Suddenly, an image came to my mind: a man with...

A Look Back At Colin Firth's Relationship History

The Oscar-winning actor has been linked to the BBC's Joanna Gosling.

John Barrowman to return as Captain Jack Harkness in Dr Who Christmas special

John Barrowman will return as Captain Jack Harkness for a festive special episode of Dr Who. In Revolution of the Daleks the actor will play a leading role in the sci-fi show for the first time in a decade. His character, a fearless alien hunter, takes on Dr Who’s most notorious foe. 

Fears for Jesy Nelson amid Little Mix proposals

It was recently announced that she's stepping back from the group

Lovers Rock soundtrack: Which songs are featured in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe film?

Lovers Rock, the second instalment of Steve McQueen's Small Axe BBC series, has stunned viewers with its soundtrack. The 70-minute film, which was introduced alongside a wish from the director himself ("turn the volume up loud") depicts a west London "blues party" in the 1980s, and takes place across the course of one evening. These parties became popular in black communities due to the racism experienced while on the streets and out clubbing....

ABC show Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds wins International Emmy

The Australian TV documentary Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds has taken home a gong at the International Emmy awards. The show, from production company Endemol Shine Australia, which aired on the ABC in 2019, took out the prize in the non-scripted entertainment category in the US on Tuesday. It was up against another Endemol Shine production, Canta Comigo, from Brazil; Norway’s The Public Enlightenment – Make Lillestrøm Great Again; and season...

I’m a Celebrity: How much are this year’s contestants being paid?

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! is back for a brand new series, and a fresh bunch of contestants have joined the show. The ITV series is just a few days into its 20th series, and the stars have already become acquainted with snakes and creepy crawlies – despite taking place in Wales as opposed to Australia. While many viewers express sympathy for the contestants as they participate in challenging trials, it's worth remembering they’ve...

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' voted most rewatchable British film ever

Richard Curtis’ 1994 romcom Four Wedding and a Funeral has been voted the British film that bears up to most repeat viewings in a new poll. In a nationwide poll, Google Pixel 5 asked people to rank their top film from its list of 50 rewatchable British films created in collaboration with the British Film Institute, and the Mike Newell film starring Hugh Grant, was voted top by almost half (49%) of people asked. Two of the film’s stars, John...

Bad Bunny tests positive for coronavirus

Bad Bunny has tested positive for the coronavirus, reports the Associated Press. A representative for the Puerto Rican reggaeton star confirmed the diagnosis on Monday. Bad Bunny, whose real name is Benito Martínez Ocasio, was supposed to perform “Dákiti” with Jhay Cortez on Sunday night's American Music Awards on ABC, but had to cancel at the last minute. Even still, Bad Bunny did appear remotely to present the award for favorite Latin female...

Eddie Van Halen's Ferrari up for auction

The late Eddie Van Halen's Ferrari is being auctioned alongside various memorabilia from the rock band.

'Predator 2' at 30: A misunderstood masterpiece?

The monstrous Predator has so far featured in four films (there’s another one on the way) and two spin-offs, with only the 1987 original is really talked about with any kind of love. But that’s because people haven’t really sat down and thought about 1990’s Predator 2, which, while not as perfect as the first, is still worth discussing in the same breath, though for different reasons. This is why… “He’s in town with a few days to kill.” That was...

Mo Farah in I’m a Celebrity profile: Everything you need to know about the Olympic athlete

The 20th series of I’m a Celebrity kicked off on Sunday (15 November), with a star-studded lineup that included soap actors, TV presenters and radio DJs. Of all the celebrities on the roster, however, Sir Mo Farah – who faces a Bushtucker Trial tonight – is likely the biggest household name. As the nation's most decorated athlete, the 37-year-old Somalian-born Brit is a national treasure. Farah – full name Mohammad Farah – is best known for...

Vicar of Dibley cast now - dramatic transformation, dementia and four tragic deaths

The Vicar of Dibley is back for a Christmas special this year, but some of the much-loved cast will sadly not be involved

The Hijacker Who Vanished: The Mystery of DB Cooper review – a real-life Twin Peaks

Fans of modern American folklore may be familiar with the story of The Hijacker Who Vanished: The Mystery of DB Cooper (BBC Four), but even those who are not should relish this authoritative opportunity to pull up a seat and get out the popcorn. In November 1971, a passenger plane took off from Portland airport for a short flight to nearby Seattle. However, it was hijacked by a man who claimed to have a bomb in his suitcase. He quietly demanded...

New this week: 'Saved by the Bell,' Miley Cyrus & McCarthy

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 — The Christmas movie, that yuletide evergreen, is subtly changing. “Happiest Season,” which premieres Wednesday on Hulu, has many of the genre's comforting standards — a homecoming trip, family discord, a secretly planned engagement — but it opens the holiday comedy to a fresh cast of...

Scarlett Johansson at 36: her impressive career in pictures

7 moments in The Crown season four that were almost certainly made up

The Crown season four has been met with some criticism over mixing fact with fiction - so what parts of the show were almost definitely made up?

I'm A Celeb fans baffled over 'missing' scene after Vernon's comment about AJ

I'm A Celebrity 2020's Vernon Kay claimed AJ Pritchard had told him his trial partner Jessica Plummer was 'petrified' - despite him screaming the entire time

Danielle Lloyd: 'Coleen Rooney will be embarrassed... they'll BOTH regret everything'

The hugely anticipated ‘Wagatha Christie’ court battle began last week, with Rebekah Vardy winning round one. Here, Coleen Rooney’s pal Danielle Lloyd reveals what she thinks the outcome means for her friend, and an expert predicts what could happen next...

Glenda Jackson wins big at the International Emmy Awards 2020

Glenda Jackson was among the winners of the International Emmy Awards 2020, as she won the Best Performance By An Actress award for her performance in ‘Elizabeth Is Missing'.

Jessica Plummer on I’m a Celebrity 2020: Everything you need to know about the EastEnders star

I'm a Celebrity viewers are only just learning they have known Jessica Plummer for a lot longer than they realised. Plummer has joined this year's series just a few months after she left EastEnders. But, while introducing herself on the ITV reality show, she told viewers that she was originally best known for being a part of the girl band Neon Jungle as opposed to being Chantelle Atkins in the BBC soap. Formed in 2013, the band were best known...

Inside Soap Awards 2020: Jessica Plummer wins Best Actress and EastEnders dominates with five gongs

The Inside Soap Awards 2020 saw EastEnders dominating as they scooped up five gongs. Take a look at all the winners...

Helena Christensen pays tribute to ex-boyfriend Michael Hutchence on anniversary of INXS singer's death

On the 23rd anniversary of Michael Hutchence’s death, his ex-girlfriend Helena Christensen posted a tribute to the former INXS frontman. “Am organizing hundreds of Polaroids and came across these, today of all days,” the 51-year-old supermodel shared on Instagram. “Michael was a very beautiful and kind man, incredibly gifted and soulful. We had the best time and laughed a lot in the years we spent together but eventually we just drifted apart....

BBC Unveils Christmas TV Highlights For 2020 – Here Are 16 Shows To Look Out For

While many TV productions ground to a halt thanks to the pandemic earlier this year, the BBC has still managed to pull it out of the bag with their festive telly offerings for 2020. Not only are there some top notch new dramas to look forward to, there’s the return of some old classics, plus the residents of Albert Square will be seeing in Christmas in the only way they know how – dramatically. Here are 16 of the BBC’s best Christmas shows to...

American Music Awards ratings dive 50 percent, hitting a new low

Another awards show, another new ratings low. The 2020 American Music Awards on Sunday drew an average of 3.8 million viewers and a 0.9 rating among adults 18-49, both of which were new lows for the ceremony, Variety reports. The AMAs experienced a 50 percent rating decline, as well as a 43 percent viewership decline. Last year's AMAs, Variety notes, only fell four percent in the ratings, and viewership ticked up that year by about 200,000. But...

Strictly's Katya Jones looks glum as she leaves her house

Katya Jones couldn't hide her mood as she was spotted running errands over the weekend.

Johnny Depp poses behind bars while accepting Camerimage Festival prize

Salma Hayek stuns in white dress in incredible photo with Goldie Hawn

Salma Hayek took to Instagram to share a stunning photo of herself posing in a tight white dress alongside Goldie Hawn to celebrate the star's birthday

I’m a Celebrity: What time does it start on ITV tonight and who is doing the Bushtucker trial?

The 2020 version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! looks very different from the ones that have come before. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ITV show has moved to a new (much chillier) location and will have Covid-19 safety measures in place. Here’s everything you need to know, from when it starts and who the contestants are to where it’s being filmed… When is it on? The new series began on ITV on Sunday 15 November with a 90-minute...

Get in the holiday mood with Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton

Here’s a collection of 2020 holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press. ____________ Carrie Underwood, “My Gift” (Capitol Nashville) Carrie Underwood takes fans to church with her first holiday album “My Gift,” a set of hymns and traditional Christmas classics that invoke the spiritual and religious themes of the season. Underwood’s interpretations of songs like “Silent Night” and “O Holy Night” are simply produced with lush strings,...

The best holiday TV episodes

At this time of year, our favourite shows pull out all the stops to come up with holiday episodes that stand out from the rest. Whether funny, raunchy, sweet, or plain weird, the most memorable seasonal offerings leave us wishing we could enjoy them again and again. Here’s our list of TV’s 20 best holiday episodes.

The Witcher slays as Netflix shares hilarious new Christmas trailer

Let's celebrate... while we wait for season two.

Best DC New 52 era comics

You could do a lot worse than digging into these best New 52 era comics

Rebuilding Notre Dame will be incredibly hard

A new documentary from NOVA shows the delicate and difficult work of restoring the Notre Dame Cathedral after the April 2019 fire that destroyed its roof.

Vernon Kay in trouble over I'm A Celebrity wedding vow renewal story

I'm A Celebrity's Vernon Kay opened up about his romantic surprise vow renewal ceremony for wife Tess Day – but it has overshadowed Beverley Callard's husband Jon McEwan.

History-making Cardi B misses American Music Awards due to dental appointment

I’m a Celeb star Emily Atack reveals that acting jobs had ‘dried up’ before stint on reality series: ‘I couldn’t play the sexy school girl anymore’

Emily Atack has revealed that she was struggling to book acting jobs before she starred in I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! The actor – best known for portrayal as Charlotte Hinchliffe in The Inbetweeners – has opened up about her previous struggles with typecasting. During an interview on Alison Hammond’s podcast My Life in TV, Atack said: “I’d been typecast as a blonde girl next door type. I was getting a bit older, things were getting a...

Doctor Who's classic 'Web of Fear' story will be completed with animated missing episode

You can now pre-order the entire 'Web of Fear' serial.

Foo Fighters look back on their career Gogglebox-style in Times Like Those video

It features merciless commentary from the band

The Queen has reportedly watched The Crown on Netflix – and ‘loves it’

The Crown has returned to Netflix and is currently its most-watched title– but has the Queen herself watched the show? Peter Morgan’s hit drama charts the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her rise to power, her relationship with Prince Philip and her dealings with several prime ministers over the past 75 years. The new season, set between 1977 and 1990, introduces Margaret Thatcher, in a performance from Gillian Anderson that is leaving viewers...

Ruth Langsford denies making a 'dig' at reality TV stars

Ruth Langsford has denied that her comments about 'reality TV' stars were 'directed at anyone' after she was slammed by former Big Brother star Alex Sibley for making an 'out of order dig'.

Corrie fans 'rumble' baby twist for Carla as she cheats on Peter with his nephew Adam

Coronation Street's Carla Connor confessed to Peter Barlow she'd slept with someone else - but didn't tell him who the man was

I'm A Celebrity star Giovanna Fletcher on what she's dreading most on the show – exclusive

The castle campmate spoke exclusively to HELLO! prior to heading to Wales about the challenge ahead...

Gogglebox's Jenny unrecognisable in 'gorgeous' throwback snap

Fans are loving it

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell reveal new relationship milestone in rare joint interview

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have revealed a new relationship milestone in a new interview on The Ellen Show

Today's Hoda Kotb shares heartwarming video – and fans have a lot to say

Today show host Hoda Kotb sparked reaction with an incredibly emotional video which was posted on Instagram

I'm A Celebrity denies contestants test Bushtucker Trials before TV

"Any suggestion of run-throughs or practising is incorrect."