It may qualify as a small irony that in the run-up to the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the people seemingly least threatened about the possibility of bad weather are the folks whose job is to protect the surface on which the game will be played.
Ryan O'Neal's attorneys on Thursday concluded their defense of the actor in a lawsuit aimed at making him relinquish an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett that he says he has owned since 1980.
The long race to the Academy Awards is especially steep this year and it's no surprise that an ample list of notables were left empty-handed in the 71st annual Golden Globe nominations on Thursday.
NEW YORK _ To the delight of the entire Internet, Tatiana Maslany received a Golden Globe nomination Thursday for her role in the BBC America sci-fi series "Orphan Black." Make that "roles." At last count, Maslany plays at least eight characters on the cloning drama, each with a wildly different accent, personality and hairdo. The bravura performance earned praise from critics and fans alike, and won the Canadian actress a host of celebrity admirers such as comedian Patton Oswalt, who angrily tweeted when she was overlooked in this year's Emmy nominations.
The Southeastern Conference is more popular than ever.
There's no slowing down Thomas Bach these days.
LOS ANGELES _ The Golden Globes have a long and often amusing reputation for nomination-morning howlers. But when the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. unveiled its 2014 nominees Thursday morning, there was no "Tourist," no "Burlesque," no "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" _ partly owing to so many comedies of actual distinction in the running, such as multiple nominees "American Hustle" and "Nebraska."
Bob Barker's 90th birthday present is urging one more contestant to "come on down" from the audience on "The Price Is Right."
LOS ANGELES _ "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" led the motion picture nominations with seven nods a piece when the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced the nominees for its Golden Globes awards on Thursday morning. Both films were nominated in their respective best picture categories. The films also earned directing nods to Steve McQueen and David O. Russell, and acting nominations for Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper.
LOS ANGELES _ What the Screen Actors Guild giveth, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. taketh away.
LOS ANGELES _ An unflinching look at slavery in America and a story about 1970s con men dominated the Golden Globes nominations Thursday morning, with "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" earning seven nods apiece, including best picture, best director and a slew of acting nominations.
Married stage and film actors Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs are splitting up.
PHILADELPHIA _ Decades of touring _ with and without Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band _ have helped make rocker / actor Steven Van Zandt at home all over the world, but he says he never expected to be quite so big in Norway.
LOS ANGELES _ The films "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Philomena" and "Rush" received Golden Globes nominations Thursday morning in the best drama category, while "American Hustle," "Her," "Inside Llewyn Davis," "Nebraska" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" were nominated in the best musical or comedy category.
Netflix, which didn't exist as an original television programming source until last year, snagged six Golden Globe nominations on Thursday — more than stalwarts ABC, CBS and NBC.
LOS ANGELES _ The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced the nominees for its Golden Globes awards on Thursday morning.
Nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
LOS ANGELES _ "American Hustle," "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "Nebraska" and "Gravity" earned multiple Golden Globes nominations Thursday morning.
The Golden Globe nominations for best actor in a television drama series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
The Golden Globe nominations for best television drama series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.