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Comedy wildlife photo award finalists revealed

Lion cubs pouncing on sensitive parts of bigger cats. Two hares appearing to dance. In the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, animals show their funny side....

Comedy wildlife photo award finalists revealed

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Giannis, George finalists for NBA MVP and defensive award Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George have a chance to both the NBA's MVP and its Defensive Player of the Year        ...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for board gaming's biggest award, the German "Spiel des Jahres" trophy, were announced this week and featur...
16:17, 05/25/2019

Animals are hilarious — and the Comedy Wildlife Awards prove it These beasts are wildly funny. The preliminary results are in for 2019’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and the picture-perfect specimens were caught in the act — of being adorable. From a booty-slapping fox to friendly bugs and toothy zebras, these animal-world comedians sure know how to...
05:00, 09/12/2019

The Funniest, Most Adorable Pics From Comedy Wildlife Awards 2019 The finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019 have been declared, and we don't envy the judges who have to pick the best one out of these gems....
01:34, 09/13/2019

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepting photo entries for its 13th annual Arizona Wildlife contest. One “best-in-show” and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2020 ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Hitler comedy Jojo Rabbit primed for Oscars after winning top Toronto award Taika Waititi’s whimsical second world war film has won the people’s choice award at this year’s Toronto film festival, following in the footsteps of Green BookSecond world war comedy Jojo Rabbit has won this year’s people’s choice award at the Toronto film festival, a prize that’s seen by many as a...
23:17, 09/15/2019

'America's Got Talent': The first finalists have been revealed. Did Kodi Lee make the cut? “America’s Got Talent” is two weeks away from crowing a winner. Here are the five acts that advanced to the finals and the six who were eliminated:        ...
18:17, 09/05/2019

Tayla Harris photo nominated for inaugural women's sport award Picture went viral following online trollingWSA to announce winners on 30 MayA photograph of AFLW star Tayla Harris has been named a finalist for a new women’s sports photo award. The stunning shot of Harris in full flight is one of 15 photos in contention to claim the top gong in the professional s...
11:00, 05/14/2019

See the stunning photos: National Geographic's travel photo contest winners revealed National Geographic has revealed the winners of its annual Travel Photo Contest — and the photos are stunning.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Sophie Turner's Wedding Dress Revealed: See Her and Joe Jonas' First Wedding Photo Sophie Turner's wedding dress has been revealed and it's a gown truly fit for a Queen of the North. Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark wed Joe Jonas this past weekend in France and......
19:17, 07/04/2019

EasyJet clarifies backless seat viral photo, asks passenger to remove photo from Twitter A photo of a woman sitting in a backless seat on a recent EasyJet flight has gone viral ‒ though the airline insists the seat wasn't in operation.       ...
22:34, 08/07/2019

Comparing the NBA MVP finalists: Who has the edge? Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and Paul George are finalists for the NBA MVP. Compare their résumés before the winner is announced Monday night.       ...
03:17, 06/24/2019

NBA MVP finalists: Giannis, George, Harden Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George are among the finalists for the both NBA's Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year honors....
07:00, 05/18/2019

'America's Got Talent': Top 10 finalists are set after shocking reveal! Tuesday's results show revealed the last acts moving on to the finals. Simon Cowell said it's shaping up to be "the best final we've ever had."        ...
00:51, 09/17/2019

Colson Whitehead among Kirkus Prize finalists Colson Whitehead’s novel “The Nickel Boys” and Kwame Alexander’s picture story “The Undefeated” are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor given for the year’s outstanding fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ books...
23:00, 09/17/2019

The Latest: Finalists from Oklahoma, N. Carolina, New Mexico RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the Miss USA pageant in Reno, Nevada (all times local, PDT): 6:45 p.m. The three finalists in this year’s Miss USA competition are from North Carolina, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst earned a law degree and an MBA at Wake Forest Unive...
04:00, 05/03/2019

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
02:51, 06/10/2019

Lapentti, Evans finalists to replace Gimelstob on ATP board ROME (AP) — Former top-10 player Nicolas Lapentti and former ATP executive Weller Evans are the finalists to replace Justin Gimelstob on the ATP board. The 10 voting members of the player council chose them from a list of six candidates on Tuesday at the Italian Open. There originally had been 15 ca...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for Women’s Prize Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Not one of the Fortnite World Cup's 100 finalists was a woman. Why? | Keith Stuart The esports industry must attract female pro players to avoid replicating the sexism that blights other sports This weekend the best Fortnite players in the world gathered at Flushing Meadows in New York to compete in the game’s first ever World Cup Finals for $30m (£24m) in prize money. Tens of tho...
15:17, 07/29/2019

MLB All-Star Game Starters Election: Finalists, how to vote From noon E.T. Wednesday to 4 p.m. on Thursday, fans can vote in the Starters Election for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.       ...
20:51, 06/26/2019

Shop Idol 2019 - Announcing our National Finalists Shop Idol, in partnership with Samsung, sees staff from every major mobile retailer compete to be crowned the best sales and customer service agent in the UK. Now in its 15th year, the winner of Shop Idol 2019 will be announced at the Mobile Industry Awards on June 6th.Contestants enter Shop Id...
18:34, 05/10/2019

Trump names five finalists for national security adviser President Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he now has five finalists for the position of national security adviser, though an aide later said there were more....
06:00, 09/18/2019

Meet the finalists for IBM’s $200K Call for Code competition The 2019 Call for Code challenge is coming to a close as partners IBM and David Clark Cause are set to announce the grand prize winner next month. The months-long contest solicited technologists from around the world to invent solutions to improve natural disaster preparedness, response, and recover...
02:18, 09/10/2019

Smartphone, Matchbox cars among Toy Hall of Fame finalists Care Bears, the Nerf Blaster and the smartphone are among the 12 finalists considered for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.       ...
21:34, 09/11/2019

2018 Wimbledon men's finalists Djokovic, Anderson advance Last year's Wimbledon men's finalists both advanced to the second round on the opening day of this year's tournament        ...
18:17, 07/01/2019

Crosby, Kucherov, McDavid named Hart Trophy finalists Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid are the three finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy, which goes to the NHL's Most Valuable Player....
01:17, 04/29/2019

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party - and become the country’s new prime minister - are making their first formal pitches to party members...
17:51, 06/22/2019

NBA MVP finalists announced: Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and Paul George are MVP finalists, while Antetokounmpo and George are also up for Defensive Player of the Year        ...
09:17, 05/18/2019

'America's Got Talent' semi-finalists prep for Tuesday's live show It's good to let off some steam when the stakes are high. And, for those competing in the Season 14 semi-finals of NBC's "America's Got Talent," the stakes are pretty high....
03:34, 09/12/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George named finalists for NBA MVP Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George are finalists for MVP....
07:34, 05/18/2019

Trump says he has 5 finalists for national security adviser and will announce the winner next week WHO’S NEXT?: President Trump says “a lot of great people” would like to be his national security adviser, but he’s narrowed the list to five candidates and plans to pick one by next week....
21:34, 09/12/2019

Champions League 2019 finalists confirmed: Tottenham to play Liverpool Tottenham will face Liverpool in the 2019 Champions League Final after the north Londoners pulled off a miraculous comeback to seal their spot in next month's Madrid showpiece....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Miss India pageant slammed for lack of diversity as critics say finalists are all identical The Miss India pageant has come under fire for lacking diversity after a newspaper released headshots of the 30 finalist that looked shockingly identical....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Andy Murray and brother Jamie beat Wimbledon finalists at Citi Open Andy and Jamie Murray battled to a tight three-set win in their first pairing for three years in the first round of the Citi Open in Washington overnight....
21:51, 08/01/2019

Magic cards, Masters of the Universe, Nerf Blaster among Toy Hall of Fame finalists The Strong National Museum of Play announced the finalists for National Toy Hall of Fame induction include My Little Pony, Risk, Masters of the Universe and Magic the Gathering....
03:01, 09/12/2019

Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola named finalists for Fifa The Best men's coach Mauricio Pochettino has been recognised for guiding Tottenham to last season's Champions League Final by being named on Fifa's all Premier League, three-man shortlist for the best men's coach of the year....
15:00, 09/02/2019

Lisa Leslie, Nastia Liukin are finalists for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Hall of Fame class Apolo Ohno, Misty May-Treanor and Anne Donovan are also finalists for the Class of 2019 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.       ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Nadal and Serena the daunting obstacles as fellow semi-finalists target maiden triumph "Six players in the US Open semi-finals have never reached a Grand Slam final. The other two are Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams. The most daunting of obstacles stand in the way of maiden triumphs, writes Michael Hincks."...
16:17, 09/05/2019

European finalists deliver a very English great football moment forged overseas | Barney Ronay They may be foreign-owned corporations featuring few homegrown players but we should celebrate English club successes built on the blurring, not the building, of bordersNous sommes les meilleurs! Wir sind die Besten! We are the cosmopolitan, financially skewed, managerial-outsourcing champions!It tu...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Stunning shots of Serengeti wildlife Discovery Channel’s new nature documentary series "Serengeti" takes viewers to the African region. See some of the stunning wildlife images.       ...
18:17, 07/29/2019

Thirsty animals get help from state wildlife officials PHOENIX (AP) — Thirsty wildlife around Arizona are getting help from the state. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has hauled more than 1.5 million gallons (5,678 cubic meters) of water to 3,000 catchments around the state this year. Hot temperatures and a dry monsoon season are fueling the need. ...
21:34, 09/11/2019

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons c...
01:51, 08/20/2019

New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife Hoping to fend off the extinction of mountain lions and other species that require room to roam, Calif. will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over the 101 freeway.        ...
23:34, 08/20/2019

DeepMind uses AI to track Serengeti wildlife with photos DeepMind has joined the ranks of those using AI to save fragile wildlife populations, and it's doing that on a grand scale. The company is partnering with conservationists and ecologists on a project that uses machine learning to speedily detect and......
23:00, 08/08/2019

Putting a bird feeder in your garden really does help wildlife A long term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species remain unchanged...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Lupita Nyong’o on Narrating a Wildlife Documentary The Kenyan-Mexican actress spoke to The Times about why she agreed to narrate the American iteration of the show, her favorite destinations and a few of her best skin care tips....
12:17, 07/24/2019

Heathrow expansion would be disastrous for wildlife, campaigners say Noise and pollution would threaten thousands of animals in Richmond Park, group saysThe impact of thousands of newly routed flights over Richmond Park has been almost completely ignored in Heathrow airport’s environmental impact report on its plans for a third runway, campaigners have said.As the co...
03:00, 09/14/2019

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling on the refuge’s 1.5 million-acre coastal plain on Thursday.Read more......
03:34, 09/14/2019

Look: Wildlife officers rescue elk trapped in irrigation canal Wildlife officials in Washington state came to the rescue of a large elk stranded in an irrigation canal that it was unable to climb out from due to concrete lining....
00:17, 08/31/2019

Wildlife viewing in Africa: Big cats, elephants and monkeys Africa's various wildlife habitats and vast landscapes provide a home to many species and spectacular visuals for photography fans.       ...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we arrive at the checkpoint on the edge of the Cherno...
13:17, 05/28/2019

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
11:00, 08/16/2019

'Better Than TV': Doorbell Camera Owners Obsess Over the Wildlife at Their Doors Some people are using their smart doorbells as nature cameras, checking the video all day long to see the menagerie of lizards, raccoons, snakes and other creatures in their yards....
04:51, 05/21/2019

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
13:51, 08/19/2019

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: stories behind classic portraits Past images are presented here in extracts from a book by Rosamund Kidman Cox, published by the Natural History MuseumThe watchful pelican by Helmut Moik Continue reading......
13:00, 05/27/2019

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, director and producer John Downer — partnering with ...
02:17, 08/03/2019

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers....
11:00, 06/30/2019

2 giraffes killed by lightning at Florida wildlife park LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning. Lion Country Safari posted Tuesday on Facebook that recent pathology results confirmed that the giraffes died as a result of a lightning strike and that the deaths were insta...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Wildlife photographer of the year – highly commended images The Natural History Museum has released a selection of highly commended photographs from a range of categories. The winners will be announced on 15 October and the exhibition opens on 18 October Continue reading......
13:34, 09/09/2019

15 incredible images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition released a limited selection of this year's 'highly commended' images.        ...
00:51, 09/10/2019

Border wall to go up in national monument, wildlife refuge PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles (161 kilometers) of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge. The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday waived environmental and dozens of other law...
19:34, 05/15/2019

US expands hunting and fishing at national wildlife refuges BOISE, Idaho — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is expanding hunting and fishing in 77 national wildlife refuges in a move that critics contend is deferring management to states and could harm wildlife. The Interior Department’s US Fish and Wildlife Service said hunters and anglers can ...
20:34, 09/11/2019

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Round-up: the key decisions to protect wildlife from the CITES summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
23:17, 08/30/2019

Trump Administration Re-Authorizes "Cyanide Bombs" To Kill Wildlife US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition......
05:34, 08/09/2019

Tanzania to shut part of wildlife preserve to big game hunters Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the sprawling Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to be split in two to restrict the access of big game hunters....
21:34, 07/26/2019

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off limits to development....
03:00, 09/13/2019

California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam LOS ANGELES — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, the lonesome big cat has become a symbol......
00:00, 08/21/2019

Wildlife officials confirm Des Moines mountain lion sighting DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wildlife officials have confirmed the sighting of a mountain lion near downtown Des Moines. Police said Thursday morning that they’re poring over video from the area near Interstate 235 and 31st Street. Snapshots taken from the video appear to show a mountain lion ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland....
14:51, 06/15/2019

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources to hold public auction FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held Monday on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus items that the public can bid on are tools, boats, out...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Stunning shots of the Serengeti wildlife from Discovery's new series Discovery Channel’s new nature documentary series "Serengeti" takes viewers to the African region. See some of the stunning wildlife images.       ...
04:34, 07/27/2019

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Wildlife officials say drugging loose moose on UND campus was mistake GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a moose that wandered onto the University of North Dakota campus should not have been drugged. North Dakota Game and Fish Department wildlife chief Jeb Williams says his agency did not recommend immobilization and relocation because of the possible hea...
03:34, 09/06/2019

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
22:51, 04/28/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
00:00, 08/21/2019

The Best Wildlife Photos of 2019 Reveal Nature's Beauty and Ferocity The finalists have been announced for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s crop features some stunning—and gut wrenching—images. From animals fighting for their lives to the subtle beauty of a bird drinking from an icicle, these photographs are nothing short of rema...
02:51, 09/10/2019

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah last weekend — unaccompanied and...
09:00, 07/11/2019

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (C...
22:51, 08/17/2019

Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
02:51, 08/13/2019

A wildlife filmmaker's guide to India's Jim Corbett National Park As the sun rises over the canopy in India's Jim Corbett National Park, a sambar deer steps into view. The handsome animal is among hundreds of species in this diverse nature reserve....
14:51, 05/24/2019

Arizona bans hunting contests for killing wildlife predators PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment. The Governor’s Regulatory Review Council voted 6-0 Wednesday to approve a rule initiated by the Arizona Game and Fish Commis...
21:34, 09/05/2019

Trump administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections over objections of conservationists The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species....
20:36, 08/12/2019

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials posted pictures on Facebook , with this caption: “Elusive lizard captured!” The l...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Australia’s dingoes may keep feral cats in check and protect wildlife Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of 20 of Australia’s native mammals, but another predator – the dingo – might stop them causing more damage...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
10:34, 09/07/2019

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum encourages visitors to bring pencils, notebooks, back...
00:17, 07/05/2019

Saskatchewan drivers beware: wildlife on the move during harvest season As farmers reap their harvest, a wildlife expert says animals are pushed out of their feeding and bedding grounds, which can create hazards for motorists....
05:51, 09/08/2019

'It's scary': wildlife selfies harming animals, experts warn Concern in New Zealand that trend of taking photographs with penguins and other creatures is having impact on feeding, breeding and birth ratesAt the International Penguin Conference in New Zealand, the experts were worried. Among sobering discussions about the perils of the climate crisis and habit...
03:34, 09/03/2019

Wildlife experts warn against moving birds found on ground Spring time is a busy time for baby wildlife. But when it comes to animals that appear injured or orphaned, good intentions can have bad consequences. ‘Baby birds are found down on the ground. And it’s just a natural thing, we wear our heart on our sleeve we want to rescue it,” said Marc Hammo...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Mountain lion bites Colorado boy, 8, on head, injuries 'serious,' wildlife officials say An eight-year-old boy in Colorado suffered "serious" injuries Wednesday night after a mountain lion bit him on the head in his backyard, officials said....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Congress probing taxpayer-funded wildlife group over atrocities in Africa Lawmakers on the House Committee on Natural Resources are investigating reports that rangers supported by a federally funded environmental and animal rights group committed gruesome crimes inside a national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....
16:17, 07/28/2019

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The vote by signatories of the Convention on Internati...
22:34, 08/23/2019

Namibia considers withdrawal from wildlife convention unless rhino trade eased Namibia is considering withdrawing from the rules that govern the global trade in endangered species, after countries voted last week to reject proposals to relax restrictions on hunting and exporting its white rhinos....
02:34, 08/28/2019

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border migration of wildlife....
08:34, 08/07/2019

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native animal species, according to new research analysing t...
23:00, 08/18/2019

Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they discovered him eating trail mix, sunflower seeds, and c...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
19:34, 05/20/2019

Prairie dogs with the plague keep parts of Colorado wildlife refuge shut down The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is home to eagles, ducks, geese, bison, coyotes and deer, among other species.        ...
04:17, 08/20/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A coal train has derailed into the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. The derailment is still being cleaned up and has raised concerns about the impact on various forms of wildlife, including endangered species. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the derailmen...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Florida beachgoers, wildlife officials rescue 5 stranded pilot whales Florida wildlife officials — with the help of marine biologists, the Coast Guard, and beachgoers — this week rescued five beached pilot whales on Redington Beach. ...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties have been questioned by environment experts, came under scrutiny from Senate Democrats on Wednesday...
00:34, 09/12/2019

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often underlie the destruction of nature, and barriers to fam...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Trump administration swaps land to cut road through Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration has resurrected a plan to carve a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, less than four months after a federal judge struck down an earlier plan as illegal....
07:51, 07/25/2019

Wildlife Traffickers Use Facebook, Instagram to Find Black-Market Buyers Social networks and online marketplaces have long been hubs of illegal activity, including exotic animal trafficking. Smugglers use the platforms as digital billboards, often sharing photos and videos......
11:34, 07/12/2019

| Southern African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild....
17:17, 09/01/2019

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with the latest “red list” showing that a third of all ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep divisions between African nations with opposing vie...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Los Angeles to build world's largest wildlife bridge across 10-lane freeway An $87m corridor will extend over Highway 101 to reconnect the ecosystem and possibly save mountain lions from extinction Engineers in southern California are hard at work designing the biggest wildlife corridor in the world, to extend over US Highway 101 to the north-west of Los Angeles.The corrido...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Mozambican wildlife reserve wipes out elephant poaching thanks to US support group A U.S. wildlife support group working with the Mozambican government has become arguably the first in Africa to successfully clamp down on elephant poaching, while other Southern African countries are struggling to cope with culling and hunting of wild animals....
17:17, 06/18/2019

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction....
22:34, 08/21/2019

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republican tax bill that repealed a long-time ban on energy development there....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
06:17, 07/12/2019

Watch your litter: Florida gator caught eating plastic at wildlife refuge A beautiful Sunday at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge turned sour when an alligator was caught on video swallowing a large plastic item.        ...
23:34, 06/25/2019

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across the globe. ...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invaders: Feral hogs from Canada....
23:00, 09/12/2019

Julián Castro calls for end to euthanization at animal shelters in wildlife welfare plan Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for an end to euthanization at animal shelters in a plan he released Monday focusing on improving the welfare of both domestic and wild animals....
02:51, 08/20/2019

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
17:17, 07/10/2019

'America's Got Talent': Top 10 finalists are set after shocking reveal! Tuesday's results show revealed the last acts moving on to the finals. Simon Cowell said it's shaping up to be "the best final we've ever had."        ...
13:34, 09/12/2019

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
21:51, 06/11/2019

Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, releasing a finding that energy development would have minimal environmental impact....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is where it needs to be?” alligator trapper Ray ...
07:34, 06/22/2019

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
18:51, 07/09/2019

SpaceX's launch of an experimental rocket ship set fire to about 100 acres of wildlife refuge in south Texas Maria Pointer SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Mars rocket prototype on Thursday night in south Texas. The launch of the vehicle, called Starhopper, ignited several brush fires, which emergency workers quickly addressed. But embers rekindled the fire overnight, and it spread into a nearby ...
10:51, 07/27/2019

Can comedy survive in an age of outrage? Comedy is under scrutiny as never before. So when is a joke not a joke? Context, intent and expectations are all key, say leading exponents of the artComedy is such a simple thing. One person tells a joke. Another person laughs. The end. Simple.Except, as every comedian knows, simple doesn’t mean ea...
19:51, 07/29/2019

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zack Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
21:51, 06/03/2019

NBC Gives Comedy Stars the Bird In This First Look at New Campaign At NBC, you might just find yourself doing comedy for the birds. For one bird, that is. The NBC peacock has got some notes for some of the network's biggest stars (both past and......
01:00, 09/04/2019

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: the formulas, the heightened reality, the supposed frivolousness. While it’s neat to see a genre reclaim its own conventions from gendered criticism, the...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Coal train derails into Great Dismal Swamp wildlife refuge in Virginia; 36 cars went off tracks, cleanup underway....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Howie Mandel: Don’t bring the kids to my comedy act Howie Mandel is thrilled people love watching his TV shows with their families, but warned his standup comedy shows, which are full of profanity and sex jokes, aren't for kids....
16:17, 06/08/2019

Micky Overman on comedy and violation: 'How could a man masturbate during my set?' I was told a man had been masturbating during my show. I’ve since heard of two other performers it has happened to. Isn’t comedy meant to be a space where we can safely express ourselves?A comedian friend of mine told me that being on stage is the only place he feels completely in control. How incre...
22:17, 08/10/2019

The lo-fi comedy The Plagiarists has a deceptive literary twist The Plagiarists, a no-budget, lo-fi comedy of millennial manners and neuroses, is one of those movies a critic hates to spoil. Suffice it to say that some of its misdirections are more obvious than others—beginning, very literally, with the fact that its credited director, one Peter Parlow, appears ...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Colin Quinn to host CNN's first comedy special Nothing’s funnier than the news these days, so CNN has decided to embrace that turn by announcing its very first comedy special. This comes from The Wrap, which says the network has ordered Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, an event based on Quinn’s stand-up show of the same name that addresses “th...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Jordan Klepper tries again with new Comedy Central take on the news Former 'Daily Show' stalwart Jordan Klepper has a new series on Comedy Central that tries for the heft of '60 Minutes' and the laughs of 'Daily'        ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Midsommar and Hereditary's Ari Aster says he's ready to do a comedy now, please As we noted in our review, Ari Aster’s second gut-churning exercise in horror film-making, Midsommar, is also a surprisingly funny movie, blending its visceral shocks with a steady dose of culture clash comedy. Now Aster—whose 2018 debut Hereditary was decidedly not a laugh riot of any kind, truckin...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Apple may be working with the BBC on a comedy-drama series Apple has been snapping up big-name talents left, right and center as it gears up for the launch of Apple TV+. The likes of Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Kumail Nanjiani are makin......
23:17, 07/12/2019

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he lives with on a daily basis.......
03:51, 07/15/2019

American Pie at 20: why the raucous comedy could never be made today The 1999 hit that spawned a franchise had moments of sweetness amid the filth, but it also possessed little interest in how women feel about sexAmerican Pie could never be made today.Just the premise of high school boys vowing, by hook or by crook, to lose their virginity before prom feels like a ga...
08:17, 07/09/2019

'Horrifyingly absurd': how did millennial comedy get so surreal? From Adult Swim to ‘dank memes’, modern comedy is confronting the illogicality of life in 2019There is an episode in the first season of Broad City – the US sitcom about two twentysomething, weed-loving best friends – that involves an epic journey to pick up some post. In order to track down a parce...
12:51, 08/13/2019

Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik reuniting for new Fox comedy According to Variety, Fox has given a series order to Carla, a new show executive produced by Big Bang Theory buddies Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik, after beating out “all of the broadcast networks” for the rights to the project. The show is a remake of the BBC show Miranda, and it’ll be about a woma...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Dad’s Casual ‘Conversation’ With Infant Son Is Comedy Gold It’s a scene that plays out in living rooms around the world on a nightly basis. A parent is relaxing, watching TV while a toddler chills out nearby. In this version, though, when the dad jokingly asks his 18-month old son about the show, the toddler replies, engaging him in a lengthy conversa...
21:17, 06/06/2019

Apple's comedy series 'Dickinson' gets its first trailer Apple appears to be ramping up for the launch of Apple TV. Just one week after dropping the trailer for its first original series, The Morning Show, the company released the first teaser for its upcoming series Dickinson on Monday. The comedy based o......
14:34, 08/27/2019

Welcome to the raptor pit! The truth about comedy writers' rooms Grubby banter, sexless flirting and the smell of pizza and ambition ... writer Sarah Morgan reveals the funny business that goes on behind the scenes of your favourite showsIn the recent movie Late Night, Mindy Kaling plays a naive young comedy writer joining the writing team on a late-night US chat...
18:51, 08/02/2019

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewatching the classics ad nauseam, waiting impatientl...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Disenchantment goes to hell in Netflix comedy's new trailer Last week’s glimpse at the second part of Disenchantment’s inaugural season teased a return from Elfo (Nat Faxon), a character thought lost. In the full trailer for this new batch of episodes, the smart-mouthed half-elf remains both dead and a key part of the narrative. Princess Bean (Abbi Jacobson)...
18:51, 09/05/2019

Comedy Central will keep going down to South Park for at least 3 more seasons In a bit of completely unsurprising news, Comedy Central has announced that it has no intention of shutting down the immortal ratings machine that is South Park any time soon. The network has just picked up the show for three more seasons, meaning it’ll survive through at least 26 seasons and 327 ep...
21:34, 09/12/2019

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Comedy and Drama We've officially reached day two of the TV Scoop Awards, and so far things are going great. Probably! Hopefully! Starting today, you get to vote for the best drama and comedy of the......
08:00, 07/21/2019

Between Two Ferns: The Movie review – ramshackle cameo comedy Zach Galifianakis’s abrasive celebrity talkshow gets transformed into a featherweight, intermittently funny, full-length feature for NetflixThere are saving graces scattered throughout Zach Galifianakis’s featherweight extension of his amateur talkshow Between Two Ferns, a ramshackle full-length exc...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Goodbye to The Good Place: TV's best comedy will end on a heavenly high The inspired sitcom about life after death will meet its maker after its fourth season. But unlike some shows, it has chosen the right time to fall on its forkStop all the clocks, cut off the fro-yo machine: The Good Place, the smart but silly sitcom that has reliably wrung laughs out of the afterli...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Funny games: Borderlands 3 and the rise of the comedy shooter It’s brash, foul-mouthed and has more than one billion guns, but humour just might be the forthcoming game’s greatest weaponMindless violence and inane gags go together like Monty Python and a killer bunny, but when it comes to video games, especially shooters, gritty, po-faced realism tends to win ...
21:51, 05/01/2019

Veterans remember 9/11 through night of music, comedy and performances TUCSON, AZ – The 9/11 “Never Forgotten” event will be taking place on Tuesday at the Fox Tucson Theatre located at 17 W. Congress St. It will be a night filled with music, comedy and inspiration with special guest performances from The Manhattan Dolls, Country singer and Navy Veteran, Rowdy Jo...
05:51, 09/10/2019

Darren Criss Returns With New Musical Comedy Royalties Darren Criss is following up his award-winning turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with a musical. The Emmy winner will executive produce, star in and write songs for......
04:34, 07/11/2019

7 Recent Netflix Comedy Specials That Are Worth Your Time For many comedians, a Netflix special has supplanted the traditional late-night talk show set as the big ticket to success. Here’s our pick of their best recent efforts....
23:34, 05/21/2019

Austrian comedy writers accuse far right of intimidation tactics Satirists speak out after lawyer files charges against TV presenter Jan Böhmermann Comedy writers in Austria say critical voices and satirists are being forced into “rearguard action” by a campaign of intimidation and legal threats from far-right figures.An Austrian lawyer has filed charges against ...
06:51, 05/15/2019

Grey's Anatomy Season 16 Is About the Consequences Of the Romantic Comedy No one is getting off easy in Grey's Anatomy season 16. After everybody had a good time falling in love and committing the occasional crime in season 15, they're now facing the......
00:34, 09/14/2019

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards voters by offering L.A. residents recycling statio...
22:17, 06/11/2019

Cannes Film Festival set to open with zombie comedy CANNES, France — The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is set to open Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” and the introduction of Alejandro Inarritu’s jury. This year’s Cannes arrives with the usual swirl of celebrity and controv...
11:00, 05/14/2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is more teen comedy than action movie Audiences love a good European road trip. Remember when Clark Griswold and family yukked around the continent in “European Vacation”? Or how the song “Scotty Doesn’t Know” incited a “EuroTrip”? Well, now we’ve got “National Lampoon’s Spider-Man.” Actually it’s called “Spider-Man: Far From Home...
19:34, 06/27/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play a character called Whitelaw Rothchild, the patria...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Eddie Murphy confirms return to stand-up comedy The grand Eddie Murphy comeback is underway. The famously reclusive comedian, 58, rarely does interviews and has avoided the spotlight for years, but he’s been returning in leaps and bounds: First he made a surprise summer appearance on Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” — and...
05:00, 09/06/2019

Does Seth Rogen's Good Boys take kids’ comedy too far? The new film’s adult subject matter reflects a confusion about what tween movies should be aboutGood Boys’ trailer begins with producer Seth Rogen explaining to its trio of 12-year-old heroes that they are actually too young to watch their own movie. “That’s fucked up,” says one of the kids (which k...
04:17, 08/13/2019

Comedy Central extends its stay on the South Side Good news for fans of Comedy Central’s new Chicago-set comedy series South Side, with Deadline reporting tonight that Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle’s single-season series has just been renewed for a second year on the air. The show stars Sultan Salahuddin and Kareme Young as two would-be entre...
05:17, 08/29/2019

Jim Jarmusch opens Cannes with a DOA zombie comedy for the Trump age The Cannes Film Festival opened tonight with a zombie movie, and I can’t be the only American in attendance who felt very seen. Not just because the film itself was American—that’s frequently the case on opening night of the world’s most prestigious film festival, which tends to commence with a burs...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Central has renewed the show for a third and final sea...
00:00, 06/11/2019

'I should have died in 1992': Craig Ferguson's comedy comeback He quit booze and Scotland – and became a chat show sensation in the US. As he returns to standup on his home turf, we rescue him from selfie-takers on the streets of GlasgowOn the morning we meet, Glasgow seems especially delighted to have Craig Ferguson back in town. From the taxi driver who depos...
08:00, 08/07/2019

Mac DeMarco: Here Comes the Cowboy review – self-indulgent comedy indie (Mac’s Record Label)Mac DeMarco’s lackadaisical balladry has long boasted a lyrical economy that feels almost Beatlesesque – simple, relatable observations that echo through a song until they acquire a subtle profundity. Yet on the titular opener to his fourth album, the Canadian singer-songwriter t...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Black Comedy Dead to Me Is Your Twisty New Netflix Binge “Wherever Judy goes, chaos tends to follow.” So says James Marsden in the Netflix black comedy Dead to Me. Taken together, his utterance (an early contender for my own epitaph) and the fact that a long list of embargoed spoilers prevents me from even writing his character’s name il...
16:17, 05/02/2019

‘She was our Michelle Obama’: how Gilda Radner changed comedy for ever The death of the SNL star 30 years ago robbed the industry of one its finest voices – but not before she had blazed a trail for women such as Tina Fey to followThere is no shortage of excellent critical writing about the US comedy scene in the 80s, and Nick de Semlyen’s Wild and Crazy Guys, which is...
16:00, 05/07/2019

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro” T-shirt and made Napoleon’s disgusted ...
18:17, 06/15/2019

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
23:34, 05/19/2019

German GP like a "horror film with a bit of black comedy" - Kvyat Shock German Grand Prix podium finisher Daniil Kvyat has described the chaotic Hockenheim Formula 1 race as "a horror movie with a bit of black comedy"...
07:51, 07/29/2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
05:17, 05/17/2019

NY comedy queen takes serious turn with new film ‘Ask for Jane’ New York comedy queen Caroline Hirsch has produced a film that is nothing to laugh about. The woman famed for spotting talent from Jerry Seinfeld and Jon Stewart to Dave Chapelle and Michele Wolf has co-produced “Ask for Jane,” which tells the story of a women’s collective in Chica...
01:17, 05/18/2019

'BH90210' reboot finds comedy in cast's legacy "Beverly Hills 90210" ended in 2000 with the characters past high school, so a 2019 reboot showing them as adults would make sense, but stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth weren't interested in a traditional reboot....
04:00, 08/15/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despite Murphy’s protests, as Nick de Semlyen writes in...
08:34, 05/17/2019

'Wine Country' serves up light comedy from Amy Poehler There will be wine, laughs and the airing of old grievances in "Wine Country," a light, breezy directorial debut by Amy Poehler, who also produced, worked on the story and co-stars with fellow "Saturday Night Live" alumni. The rudimentary nature of the plot yields a perhaps inevitably episodic feel,...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Mindy Kaling’s new ‘Late Night’ comedy sneaks up on you Mindy’s new project is her best so far. That’s Mindy Kaling, the actress known for her work on “The Office,” “Oceans 8” and “The Mindy Project.” Her first feature film as both a writer and lead actress, “Late Night,” joins the ranks of fictional depictions of network TV productions — “The Larr...
04:00, 06/07/2019

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
18:17, 05/21/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound in Malibu’s Agoura Hills (congregation: 70). He – ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

How standup comedy helped me beat loneliness in a new city I moved to London in search of bustle, but friends were hard to come by. Then I tried standup and found a community with whom to share my ups and downsI had roughly two friends in London when I moved to the city in 2016. We would meet up for a drink every couple of months or so. The rest of my socia...
00:17, 07/30/2019

Mel Gibson to play Santa Claus in ‘Fatman’ comedy NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Gibson is to play Santa Claus in “Fatman,” a comedy that will be shopped at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival. Gibson is attached as Kris Kringle in the film to be directed by Ian and Eshom Nelms and is executive produced by David Gordon Green and Danny McBride. The f...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Rainbow Rowell’s First Graphic Novel Serves Up Comedy and Romance In “Pumpkinheads,” two work pals navigate the fine line between friendship and love. It’s set in a pumpkin patch, with dreamy art by Faith Erin Hicks....
11:34, 08/27/2019

Critics are already loving the horror-comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here's what they're saying about the surprise hit. Fox Searchlight Pictures The bride-centric horror-comedy "Ready or Not" hit theaters on Wednesday and it has already been receiving rave reviews from critics. It stars Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, and Andie MacDowell and currently sits at 89% on the film-review site Rotten Tomatoes. The film follow...
00:34, 08/22/2019

This Manhattan comedy club’s mouth-watering menu is no joke The Stand, which showcases top comedians like Kevin Hart, Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman, has tapped executive chef Harold Villarosa to take its food to what some might call a laughably lofty level....
11:00, 07/15/2019

8 of the Most Hilarious Jokes From Alec Baldwin's Comedy Central Roast Good ole clean fun! On Sunday night, Alec Baldwin was the center of attention for Comedy Central's annual roast. And this year's honoree didn't disappoint when he got up to......
07:17, 09/16/2019

'I want everyone to pay attention to me!' Meet Catherine Cohen, comedy's peak millennial Caught between self-love and neurosis, Cohen has taken Edinburgh by storm with a musical show that plays up to her generation’s stereotypes. She’s even got a song called Look At Me ... ‘The other day I woke up, I was like, ‘This is the most magical place on Earth!’” The New York cabaret and comedy p...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Kind Hearts and Coronets: on the set of the brilliant Ealing comedy – in pictures Released in 1949, Kind Hearts and Coronets remains one of the all time classics of British cinema. As a 4k restoration is released for its 70th anniversary, we see actors Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and director Robert Hamer at work•Kind Hearts & Coronets is in UK cinemas on 7 Jun...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Ditch the flip-flops and comedy shirts: summer fashion for men Many British men struggle with what to wear come the summer. Here’s how to look cool during the hottest monthsIt’s easy to remember the heatwave of last summer through rose-tinted goggles: Soleros for lunch, long nights splayed out in parks and endless reggae playlists. But it is impossible for me t...
12:51, 05/29/2019

Sunnyside Stars Introduce NBC's Newest Comedy in Sneak Peek Ready to disco? We're just a couple weeks away from the debut of NBC's newest comedy Sunnyside and E! News has a sweet first look at the show, from executive producers Kal Penn......
18:34, 09/06/2019

Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite A tantalising setup, which sees a newlywed playing a deadly game of hide and seek, falls apart in a film that’s neither funny or scary enough to workShuffling into a cursed late summer slot, ambitious comedy horror Ready or Not sets itself up as an exception to the rule, a genre offering that might ...
12:17, 08/20/2019

NBC gives series order to Kal Penn and Mike Schur's immigration comedy According to Deadline, NBC has given a series order to Sunnyside, the new comedy project co-written by and starring Kal Penn alongside executive producer Mike Schur—a.k.a. the guy from The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine who played Mose on The Office. When the pilot got picked up at the beginning ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Frog Detective's Creator Is As Surprised As Anyone That Her Weird Comedy Game Is A Hit There is no formula for surefire success on Steam, but there are at least some commonalities among games that pull ahead of the rest of the 30,000-strong pack. A big name. Roguelite elements. Survival. Multiplayer. Hundreds of hours of content. Frog Detective, a game about a detective who is also a ...
04:34, 09/06/2019

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu – thus reprising in lamer form the comedian and p...
13:17, 07/11/2019

Brittany Runs a Marathon Is a Heartfelt Comedy About the Strides We Take Toward Self-Improvement A movie about a woman who is, medically speaking, overweight and who changes both her body and her life by running is a dangerous proposition in our era. The knee-jerk Internet response is already primed and ready to go: “Healthy bodies come in all shapes and sizes!” But Paul Downs Colai...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Dead To Me renewed for more black comedy plot twists in season 2 The Netflix series Dead To Me, which dropped about a month ago, saw the welcome return of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini to the small screen, as two grieving women who strike up a friendship in a support group. The chemistry between the two was incendiary, with Applegate’s tightly wound, a...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Ctrl Alt Delete: the pro-choice comedy that's the bravest TV show in America They have been called ‘worse than Nazis’ for their abortion-clinic comedy. But for Roni Geva and Margaret Katch, the hate pales beside the outpouring of gratitudeThe makers of Ctrl Alt Delete like to say it’s a typical workplace comedy. “But not your typical workplace,” says co-creator Roni Geva. “D...
17:34, 05/30/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
18:34, 05/25/2019

With big shows leaving service, Netflix will have to do better than comedy specials, analyst says With new streaming services snatching up beloved series, Netflix is pivoting towards comedy specials and documentaries to drive viewing hours and to ward off competition....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual misconduct in January 2018 as well as looking at how the wider world navigates shifting social mores....
09:51, 07/10/2019

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that dilutes any self-pity or self-congratulation we m...
23:51, 06/07/2019

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rushmore are all on offer in this very funny teen – or...
16:34, 08/14/2019

Amy Schumer Returns to the Comedy Stage Just 2 Weeks After Giving Birth Amy Schumer is back! The 37-year-old returned to the stage on Monday night as she performed a set at the famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Schumer posted a photo on Instagram from......
10:17, 05/21/2019

R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' comes out of nowhere to win the weekend box office (CMCSA) Universal Universal's "Good Boys" tops the domestic box office with an estimated $21 million. A rare win for an R-rated comedy, which hasn't topped the box office since 2016's "The Boss." That was also released by Universal. "Good Boys" joins "Us" as the only non-sequel/franchise movies to open num...
23:34, 08/18/2019

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow Jam the News” segments. Riddle was a bright...
18:34, 07/18/2019

Kirsten Dunst takes down a ‘Florida’ pyramid scheme in new comedy Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” The park is proof of how man’s ingenuity can turn a swamp into a gold mine and is embodied in the show’s working-class Americans looking for get-rich-qu...
07:00, 08/22/2019

The Dead Don't Die review – stumbling zombie comedy kicks off Cannes Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny lead Jim Jarmusch’s droll but directionless opening nighterJim Jarmusch’s undeadpan comedy is laconic, lugubrious and does not entirely come to life, despite many witty lines and tremendously assured performances by an A-list cast. It’s a droll if direction...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Irish actor shudders at the thought of the elegant r...
12:51, 05/21/2019

This brilliant trick got a Norwegian comedy onto Netflix’s recommended list I was poking around the other day for something new to watch on Netflix that I hadn’t seen before, and I came across a series from Norway I hadn’t heard of that looked to be a Vikings-era comedy that Netflix was recommending I check out. It’s called Norsemen and I thought it was re...
07:34, 08/09/2019

Call My Agent: the French comedy gem A-listers are desperate to star in The sharp, hilarious look at the hell of being an agent already features everyone from Juliette Binoche to Isabelle Huppert sending themselves up. Now, Hollywood has come knockingBefore Cannes rolls around with its annual reminder that, try as the world might, there’s no stealing France’s crown when...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Netflix cancels animated comedy 'Tuca & Bertie' after one season Even a stellar cast and team of Bojack Horseman producers, led by creator Lisa Hannwalt, couldn't save the animated series Tuca & Bertie from Netflix's axe. The streaming company announced that the series, starting Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, w......
16:17, 07/25/2019

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Molly Shannon)’s husband, Nick (Tracy Letts), had been...
02:51, 06/13/2019

WWE's Big Show to star in a family comedy for Netflix, will likely involve far less chokeslams The journey from a high-profile gig in professional wrestling to more overtly family-friendly programming is well-traveled, and one that has its share of successful returns. Sure, sometimes it begets Dwayne Johnson as a tooth fairy, but that’s delightful. In any case, the next veteran wrestler to ta...
20:51, 07/30/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled by a heaviness in the limbs and involuntary upward ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor especially exciting, despite Samuel L. Jackson's second...
17:51, 06/13/2019

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun control is told from the perspective of his daughte...
16:00, 08/07/2019

‘Wine Country’ review: Queens of comedy let loose on the juice The pitch, it’s easy to image, was “Sideways” meets “Girls Trip.” Amy Poehler’s directorial debut never really leaves its Eileen Fisher-clad comfort zone, but it’ll probably be a hit regardless with women of a certain age. That would be around 50, the birthday that therapist Rebecca (Rachel Dratch) ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Florida wildlife services declared open season in Florida — for iguanas Getty Images/carstenbrandt Record-breaking heat in Florida is attracting green iguanas, so much so that homeowners are now encouraged to kill the invasive species on their property. Green iguanas are not native to Florida and are considered an invasive species. The reptile is not protected under th...
10:51, 07/27/2019

Lightning kills 2 giraffes at same Florida wildlife park in 'billion to one' tragedy Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee, Florida, said medical reports confirmed the giraffes died instantaneously when they were struck by lightning.        ...
18:51, 06/12/2019

I Won an Award, but Who's the Real MVP? Last week, on Monday night, was the 19th annual Women’s eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century gala at Club 101 in Manhattan, N.Y. There was some revelry, but there was a lot more talk about how we can advance our cause as women, and ultimately, not just save ourselves, but save the world....
05:00, 05/13/2019

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
00:34, 08/19/2019

Green Book's Peter Farrelly is making a "suicide comedy" for Quibi, so that'll be fun Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-winning Green Book was a thoughtful and powerful exploration of race in America, telling the story of a legendary Black musician traveling through the South from the extremely unique and valuable perspective of an Italian man who can eat a whole pizza by folding it up like a s...
09:51, 07/10/2019

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat down with Aster and star Jack Reynor to talk about ...
19:51, 07/02/2019

Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival At this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James McNicholas recounts the life and career of his grandfather, Terry Downes, in 'The Boxer' The post Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival appeared first on Boxing News....
00:17, 07/24/2019

Pete Davidson Slams "Privileged" Crowd of "A--holes" During College Comedy Set Put down the phone for Pete Davidson! Earlier this week, the Saturday Night Live star traveled to the University of Central Florida to deliver a comedy set for students celebrating......
21:00, 08/27/2019

Roseanne Barr says she was fired for Trump support, talks comedy comeback Roseanne Barr believes she was fired from her eponymous sitcom revival because of a conspiracy against her spawned by her support for President Trump....
17:51, 09/17/2019

Meet 'Barry's' hit men, who make up half of the comedy supporting actor category Does HBO's "Barry" -- the darkly comic tale of a talented hitman yearning to break away from his violent vocation and start a more fulfilling new life as an actor --have the deepest comedy acting bench on television? Emmy voters certainly think so....
09:51, 08/29/2019

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shooting the climactic scene of the first US film I’ve ...
13:34, 05/25/2019

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted to “steal the show”. “I’m not a thief. Where I com...
16:34, 08/14/2019

Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson’s new comedy The Hustle pulls an inelegant con When it comes to source material to plug into the trend of gender-flipped comedy remakes, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels isn’t actually a bad choice. The 1988 Frank Oz film—itself a remake of a 1964 Marlon Brando/David Niven comedy—is in many ways already about gender. Steve Martin and Michael Caine play…...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It took years to convince someone to make this show,” says Ryan O’Connell. “First of all, my book flopped ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading......
22:17, 06/20/2019

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Amazon fires rage on President watches rightwing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club.As the president’s pre-recorded speech to the nation explaining how he planne...
11:00, 08/25/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but they tend to offset each other, yielding a film more enjoyable for individual moments than any sort o...
21:51, 05/02/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’, most watched comedy in U.S., ends 12-year run with sentimental finale Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
06:17, 05/17/2019

New 'SNL' hire Shane Gillis defends his comedy after bigoted comments surface New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast....
07:51, 09/13/2019

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive to changing social mores and laugh-out-loud funny ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show ‘I Think You Should Leave’ The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live alum Tim Robinson -- for a second season. Fans ca......
00:00, 06/20/2019

Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special may be the most politically incorrect comedy show ever Dave Chappelle‘s return to Netflix — possibly the most politically incorrect 1 hour and 5 minutes on TV since the Archie Bunker era — is dividing viewers, with some accusing him of racism, transphobia and “stale bigotry,” as others cheered the 46-year-old for deftly sk...
02:17, 08/29/2019

‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ review: A surprise comedy caper that works While Sonic the Hedgehog fans fumed over the film treatment of their spiny pal — prompting director Jeff Fowler to redo Sonic’s toothsome look for his upcoming movie — Pokémon enthusiasts will adore the titular yellow cutie of “Pokémon Detective Pikachu.” He’s fuzzy with rosy cheeks, a lighting bolt...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Jimmy Kimmel's New Twist on the Comedy Central Roast Is Guaranteed to Brighten Your Day There's a new way to roast. On the heels of Comedy Central's roast of Alec Baldwin over the weekend, Jimmy Kimmel announced a new project down the pipeline for the channel.......
18:51, 09/17/2019

Drop Dead Gorgeous at 20: how dark pageant comedy works better in 2019 The pitch-black small-town mockumentary was a flop on release and left critics cold but 20 years later its vicious indecency remains daring Drop Dead Gorgeous is one of my favourite films. It also made less than its $15m budget at the box office and only has a 45% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Jesus lo...
10:34, 07/23/2019

Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee join Neflix comedy, 'Coffee and Kareem' Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Terrence Little Gardenhigh and Andrew "King Bach" Bachelor have joined the ensemble for the Netflix comedy, "Coffee and Kareem."...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Pete Davidson goes off on an expletive-fill rant against UCF students during comedy show While performing at UCF's Pegasus Palooza Comedy Knight, the SNL comedian went on a profanity-filled rant against people who were filming the show.        ...
13:17, 08/28/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas surrounded by loved ones. He was the father of comedian Pauly Shore. Sammy Shore’s nearly...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Wine Country review – Amy Poehler's Netflix comedy is a drunken riot The actor makes her directorial debut with a wine-soaked gem about a group of women trying to keep their friendship together during a weekend awayBemoaning the ever-decreasing quality of Saturday Night Live has become almost as much of an institution as actually watching Saturday Night Live, its cur...
04:34, 05/07/2019

Jenny Slate lands first Netflix comedy special: ‘Stage Fright’ Jenny Slate is bracing herself for Netflix. The comedian and actress announced her first special Monday: “Jenny Slate: Stage Fright” is set to premiere on the streaming service Oct. 22. The project is described as part stand-up and part documentary about her childhood in Milton, Mass., with co...
06:00, 09/17/2019

Chris Hemsworth heads Down Under Cover for his new buddy comedy with Tiffany Haddish Of all the Avengers, specifically the Avenger Chrises, Chris Hemsworth also appears to be ready to launch into stratosphere star status.. The guy billed as a “no-name” when first cast as Thor has a number of post-Endgame projects lined up, like the anticipated Asgardian re-teaming in Men In Black: I...
23:00, 05/08/2019

The Best Memes of the Ultimate Game of Thrones Battle Prove It’s Actually Also a Hilarious Comedy Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. When things get hectic on Game of Thrones, the one emotional release valve you can always depend on is the memes. You’ve been hearing about the long-awaited Battle of Winterfell between the living and the dead, redefining what a battle ...
11:17, 04/29/2019

Comedy Central and Channel 5 shows to join Britbox streaming service: ITV Television boxsets from Viacom-owned Channel 5 as well as British comedies from Comedy Central UK will appear on Britbox, a new British joint venture video streaming service from the BBC and ITV, ITV said on Friday....
06:00, 09/22/2019

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's new comedy series is an Amazon original The next team-up between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will take place online. Amazon has snapped up the rights to Truth Seekers, a "comedy-horror" Prime Video series about paranormal investigators who unearth a conspiracy that threatens humanity. Fros......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Mrs Fletcher review – Kathryn Hahn charms in thought-provoking comedy A HBO series based on Tom Perrotta’s excellent novel about porn and consent offers up wit, intelligence and a remarkable central performanceThere’s something about the work of the American novelist Tom Perrotta that makes it ideally suited for adaptation, a complex and quite often hugely frustrating...
00:34, 09/12/2019

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, the Endangered Jaguar, Gives Birth to a Baby Cub at ...
01:34, 05/25/2019

Rare spotted zebra spotted at Kenyan wildlife reserve A tiger might never change his stripes — but it appears that a zebra can. A rare polka-dot zebra foal has created a stir online after pictures appeared across social media this past week. The equine oddity was spotted at Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, and is said to be a first for the......
22:34, 09/18/2019

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been charged with wildlife offense.        ...
18:51, 07/03/2019

Autistic Boy Given “Most Likely To Get Lost” Award   An end-of-the-year superlative has angered the mother of a student with autism in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Desiree Perez said teachers at Normandin Middle School gave her son a certificate on the last day of school that reads, “Most Likely to Get Lost in a Crowd.” The paper appears to have been...
06:17, 06/19/2019

The Hustle review – Anne Hathaway kills the comedy in dire scam caper A gender-switch reboot of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels co-starring Rebel Wilson is catastrophically unfunny Anne Hathaway detonates a megaton blast of pure unfunniness in this terrifying film. She leaves behind a mushroom cloud of anti-humour, reducing every laugh possibility to grey-white ash in a posta...
18:34, 05/09/2019

How a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment in Uncle Buck inspired a Christmas comedy blockbuster The John Candy movie Uncle Buck turns 30 today, and it remains an excellent watch. Writer/director John Hughes wisely put the charismatic Candy front and center as the title character, maker of giant pancakes, and driver of a car called the “Beast.” When the parents of three kids have to leave town ...
01:34, 08/17/2019

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast promises 'drama, comedy and soap' in TV return The cast of the 1990s hit "Beverly Hills, 90210" returns to U.S. television on Wednesday, much older but promising lots of the juicy drama that made their teenage characters famous....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN, Texas—July has barely gotten...
13:00, 07/12/2019

The Revenge Of The Nerds cast contends with how poorly the comedy's aged in new oral history In 1984, Revenge Of The Nerds was like a dorkier, tamer version of Animal House, with a similar plot: fraternity made up out of outcasts takes on and defeats the popular frat made up of Big Men On Campus. Featuring a pre-ER Anthony Edwards, as well as soon-to-be-iconic Curtis Armstrong and sitcom ki...
21:51, 07/26/2019

Poms review – Diane Keaton turns cheerleader in cheer-free comedy A frothy tale of retirees starting a cheerleading group wastes the talents of its cast and fails to provide the crowd-pleasing moments it so desperately needsOne of the many wonderfully fractious moments of Anjelica Huston’s staggeringly unfiltered interview with Vulture saw her openly and unashamed...
17:34, 05/09/2019

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

John Early and Kate Berlant’s new comedy video is scarier than most horror movies Over the years, the comedy partnership of John Early and Kate Berlant has produced some fantastic videos, many of which focus on the kinds of characters and situations that make viewers feel unsettled to the point of nervous laughter. Their latest short, however, verges on being straight-up horrifyi...
22:00, 06/13/2019

The provocative Klepper sees Comedy Central’s faux asshole try on genuine anger In “Wrestling PTSD,” the first episode of Jordan Klepper’s new Comedy Central show called, logically enough, Klepper, the former Daily Show and The Opposition star asks a raggedy-looking veteran what someone like him can do to help. “What you need to do is get off your lazy ass,” is the brusque resp...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
19:00, 07/12/2019

The world is finally ready for ‘Booksmart,’ a raunchy teen comedy about two straight-A girls Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever chat about their on-screen friendship, the latest in a trend of those that candidly capture what it’s like to be a teenage girl....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Jason Mewes can’t escape Jay and Silent Bob in his crummy meta-comedy Madness In The Method The opening scene of Madness In The Method offers a glimpse of an alternate-world acting career for Jason Mewes. Mewes is best known as Jay, the more verbally expressive half of the Clerks-born, Jersey-centric comic duo Jay and Silent Bob, created by Kevin Smith (Bob himself, and a longtime real-lif...
20:17, 08/02/2019

Fleabag Wins Best Comedy at the Emmys, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Shouts Out the Hot Priest Fleabag is officially taking over, and taking Phoebe Waller-Bridge with it. After she won for best actress in a comedy and won best writing for a comedy at the 2019 Emmys, the show......
06:00, 09/23/2019

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials Comedy Central's latest edition of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents...." is not joking around, as the network has booked some of the scene's most promising stars for its upcoming season....
23:34, 08/22/2019

New on Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
00:17, 04/29/2019

Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy to star in Netflix dance comedy 'Work It' "Girl Meets World" alum Sabrina Carpenter, YouTube star Liza Koshy and "The Flash" alum Keiynan Lonsdale play ragtag dancers in the Netflix movie "Work It."...
19:51, 07/03/2019

Hard Pass: Jeremy Saville's Loqueesha Panned as Modern-Day Minstrel 'Comedy' On Friday, social media let out a collective ‘wtf??’ after a trailer for an upcoming movie went viral: a white bartender disguises his voice as a stereotypical black woman’s to get the radio host job he couldn’t as a white man. They named the movie Loqueesha and I wish I was making this shit up but ...
17:34, 05/11/2019

'Big Bang Theory' alums Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons team on new Fox comedy 'Carla' Mayim Bialik and Jim Parsons, fresh off "The Big Bang Theory," will produce a new Fox comedy, "Carla," starring Bialik.        ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

This Green and Pleasant Land by Ayisha Malik review – a modern comedy of manners What happens when a Muslim man is tasked with establishing a mosque in his sleepy English village?Ayisha Malik’s hapless, hijab-wearing girl-about-town Sofia Khan was one of the most engaging, cliche-busting comic creations of recent years. As the protagonist of two books inspired by Malik’s adventu...
12:51, 06/12/2019

Lucy McCormick review – caustically candid comedy about history's famous women Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghMcCormick rips up the rulebook with Post Popular, a hedonistic history lesson that is trashy, volatile ... and honestUtterly indelicate and completely unpredictable, Post Popular is a wild ride. Lucy McCormick’s ludicrous performance-lecture-cum-cabaret-cum-rage-room is...
23:34, 08/05/2019

Booksmart review – wild, warm high school comedy puts girls on top Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style During the first act of SXSW crowd-pleaser Booksmart there’s a fantastically humbling, game-changer of a moment for Molly (Beanie Feldstein), a smart if smug overachiever ...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St......
01:51, 07/09/2019

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch and a sprawling family compound, is a true believ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Emmys 2019: 'Fleabag' wins best comedy, 'Game of Thrones' takes best drama The HBO fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones' took home best drama at the Emmy Awards, while 'Fleabag' won four honors, including best comedy series.        ...
09:00, 09/23/2019

Jojo Rabbit review – Scarlett Johansson lifts smug Hitler comedy A charming turn from the on-a-roll actor is the best thing about a thinly etched second world war satireThere’s a smug surface-level audacity to the second world war “anti-hate satire” Jojo Rabbit, a film that employs a repetitive wink as it proudly trots out its central gimmick, recasting Hitler as...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Joel McHale releases comedy special, dons tights for DC Comics series Joel McHale talks new comedy special "Live from Pyongyang," swimming with sharks for the Discovery Channel, taking on the role of DC Comics hero Starman and the possibility of a future for "Community."...
22:00, 08/07/2019

These Famous Actors Have Never Won an Emmy Award On Sunday night, the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Fox. Long considered television’s biggest night, Emmy competition has become increasingly stiff as high-quality shows have proliferated, thanks in part to the continued expansion of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. F...
06:52, 09/19/2019

F1 says Kubica's 'Driver of the Day' award was an error A technical error led to Williams back-marker Robert Kubica being declared 'Driver of the Day' at the Austrian Grand Prix instead of race winner Max Verstappen, Formula One said on Tuesday....
19:34, 07/02/2019

New Jersey man charged in double homicide of au pair girlfriend, NYC comedy club owner, reports say Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com A New Jersey man has been arrested and charged in the double homicide of his au pair girlfriend and her employer – one of the owners of a popular New York City comed...
04:34, 08/06/2019

Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista honor the humble action-comedy in new Stuber trailer Kumail Nanjiani is a doofy, kind-hearted Uber driver. Dave Bautista is a grizzled, heavily armed cop. Together, they are an odd couple squaring off against, ya know, drug dealers or something. Such is the plot of Stuber, an action-comedy that, per early reviews, is apparently shockingly, hilariously...
20:34, 05/21/2019

Paley Center to honor comedy legends Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends on Nov. 21....
13:34, 08/16/2019

Retta Turns a Story About Ripping Her Pantyhose in Church Into a Hysterical Comedy Bit on Busy Tonight If you've ever been subject to a public outfit malfunction, you probably get it. Accidentally ripping your pants--or pantyhose--in pretty much any non-private setting can be a real......
19:17, 05/07/2019

The Laundromat review: Gary Oldman spins lies to Meryl Streep in sparkling comedy Steven Soderbergh’s wickedly entertaining romp loosely based on the uncovering of the Panama Papers is an effective mixed wash of truth and fictionBow your heads in remembrance of Mossack Fonseca, the best law firm you never heard of, the world’s fourth largest provider of offshore financial service...
22:51, 09/01/2019

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endured any of his last eight self-produced theatrical ...
09:17, 06/14/2019

Misfit teens weather an alien invasion in trailer for Netflix action-comedy Rim Of The World Like many filmmakers, Charlie’s Angel: Full Throttle director McG has found new life on Netflix, his weird The Babysitter having been a modest, early hit for the streamer. Soon, he’ll return with his latest directorial effort, Rim Of The World, which looks like a cross between Stranger Things, Indep...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Bill Hader shares thoughts on sensitivity in comedy, friendship with Henry Winkler after Emmys win Bill Hader had much to say about sensitivity in comedy in light of “Saturday Night Live” firing the newly announced cast member Shane Gillis less than a week after the comedian was brought on as a new player in the Emmy-winning sketch show....
06:00, 09/23/2019

Sexy lamps, time travel and punchy comedy: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures Our photographer Murdo MacLeod captures more of this year’s eclectic Edinburgh festival shows, featuring everything from black holes to Basil Brush Continue reading......
20:00, 08/26/2019

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around characters just out of elementary school. That may sou...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Pete Davidson slams comedy club, owner Vinnie Brand fires back Pete Davidson walked out of a gig at a comedy club on Monday after the show's host mentioned the "Saturday Night Live" stars famous exes, Ariana Grande and Kate Beckinsale — and the club owner, as well as the audience, were furious....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Comedian Nick Di Paolo apologizes for flipping off murdered black activist in comedy promo Nick Di Paolo was aiming to be provocative with a Photoshop portrait flipping off protesters. But one was a murdered black activist.        ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a dual identity that feels very Quebec: French archi...
21:00, 07/20/2019

Chuck Lorre says his new Billy Gardell comedy is a love letter to America's immigrants 'Big Bang Theory' producer Chuck Lorre dedicates his new CBS romantic comedy, 'Bob Hearts Abishola,' to hard-working, honest immigrants.        ...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Emmys 2019: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Bill Hader take top comedy acting honors Wielding 32 nominations, 'Game of Thrones' is likely to dominate the 71st Emmy Awards as it competes for best drama; 'Veep' is vying for best comedy.        ...
03:17, 09/23/2019

Coming to Netflix in May 2019: Amy Poehler comedy, Spike Lee film, Renee Zellweger series In May 2019, Netflixhas plenty of original shows and movies, including projects with Amy Poehler, Ali Wong, Renee Zellweger and Linda Cardellini.        ...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Girls Trips, Book Clubs, and Bachelorettes: What Makes a Women's Ensemble Comedy Great? A curious case of a promising comedy in theory but majorly disappointing in execution was the recent Netflix film Wine Country, starring Saturday Night Live alumni Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, and Rachel Dratch as wine-loving best friends who reunite for a tipsy birthday gathering in Napa. T...
15:51, 06/26/2019

Michael Jackson Accusers Respond After Getting Blasted in Dave Chappelle's New Comedy Special: 'It Reveals Him, Not Us' Ever since the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland debuted in January, Michael Jackson’s fanbase has been split on how to properly assess his legacy in light of the allegations leveled against him. But one person who has made it perfectly clear where he stands—backlash and controversy be damned—is Dav...
22:34, 08/27/2019

Marilyn Nelson given $100,000 award from Poetry Foundation Marilyn Nelson is receiving a $100,000 lifetime achievement award from the Poetry Foundation, which also is honoring Naomi Shihab Nye and Terrance Hayes. The Chicago-based foundation announced Tuesday that Nelson has won the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Nelson is a three-time National Book Award finalis...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Strategist for Sen. Warren on longlist for poetry award Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s reach has extended into the world of literary prizes: A communications strategist for the presidential candidate’s campaign is on the poetry longlist of the National Book Awards...
23:34, 09/18/2019

Mendez to receive Jimmy V Award at ESPYS High school football coach Rob Mendez, who was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder that caused him to be born without arms or legs, will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at next month's ESPYS....
18:17, 06/18/2019

Jimmy V Award recipient Rob Mendez: 'It's only the beginning' Born without arms and legs, Rob Mendez was determined to become a head football coach. Here, the 2019 recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance writes a letter to the game that changed his life and allowed him to inspire others....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Superintendent Dustin Williams honored with award TUCSON – Pima County School Superintendent Dustin J. Williams was selected as the 2019 Outstanding Correctional Professional of the Year award recipient by the Arizona Correctional Educators Inc. (ACE). Courtesy of Pima County and Matthew StampDustin Williams with his award Superintendent Will...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Cantona to receive UEFA President's Award "Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona will be presented the 2019 UEFA President\u0027s Award in recognition of his playing career and commitment to charitable causes after it, European soccer\u0027s governing body said on Tuesday."...
17:00, 08/27/2019

Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Teacher disciplined after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award An Indiana special education teacher is in hot water for mocking a fifth-grader with autism by giving him a trophy for “most annoying male.” Rick Castejon said he was “blindsided” when the bizarre award was handed to his 11-year-old son, who is nonverbal, at a luncheon for Ba...
20:51, 06/04/2019

VentureBeat announces the Women in AI award nominees VentureBeat is pleased to announce its first ever Women in AI Awards at Transform 2019, honoring the changemakers in the field of artificial intelligence.Read More...
01:17, 07/04/2019

Missy Elliott to receive MTV's Vanguard Award The MTV Video Music Awards will honor Missy Elliott this year with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the show's equivalent of a lifetime achievement award....
23:51, 08/12/2019

Pelosi being honored with JFK Profile in Courage Award BOSTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care law and for helping Democrats reclaim control of the U.S. House during last year...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Award-Winning Lamb Under Investigation For PEDs A grand champion lamb is currently under investigation after a veterinarian discovered a foreign substance in the animal’s system that might have given it an unfair advantage over its competitors. Tests from the Ohio Department of Agriculture reveal that the lamb was given a diuretic, which is banne...
01:34, 07/21/2019

| Tinkler slams 'ridiculous' MOM award - to his own goalkeeper! Coach Eric Tinkler has slammed the selection of his goalkeeper, Ghana's Richard Ofori, as man of the match after a goalless Absa Premiership match, calling it "ridiculous"....
01:34, 08/26/2019

The Latest: US, UK teams share $10M XPRIZE award LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the competition for the XPrize For Global Learning (all times local): 8 p.m. A US company founded by game-developer parents who wanted to help their special-needs son and a London-based educational nonprofit have won a $10 million award for software they developed to...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Klopp: We'd get an award for 'biggest development jump' "Jurgen Klopp says his team deserves an award for the biggest development jump after narrowly missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester City."...
10:51, 05/13/2019

Melvil Dewey's name stripped from top librarian award The American Library Association will rename the Melvil Dewey medal in recognition of their co-founder’s racial discrimination and sexual improprietyAmerican librarians have voted to remove the name of Melvil Dewey, widely seen as the father of modern librarianship, from one of their top awards, cit...
22:34, 06/27/2019

‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical....
09:17, 06/10/2019

5 snubs from the 71st Emmy Award nominations The 71st Emmy Award nominations included big names in TV like "Game of Thrones" and "Stranger Things," but it did not include these five names.        ...
15:17, 07/18/2019

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of NBA champion....
11:00, 06/14/2019

‘Fortnite’ is about to award its best players $30 million. What happens next is anyone’s guess. The fledgling “Fortnite” competitive scene has been as volatile, unpredictable, and maddening as its signature storm. And with the advent of the Fortnite World Cup, Epic Games has created a lightning rod that has attracted a world’s worth of players, media attention and controversy....
17:00, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Expert says $2 billion award likely reduced SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 4 p.m. A law professor says it’s likely a trial judge or appellate court will significantly reduce a Northern California jury’s $2 billion punitive award against Monsanto Co. University of Californi...
01:34, 05/14/2019

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence from stand-up directly, there have long been rumblings that he was hesitant to return to the stage out ...
04:34, 07/20/2019

Jilted lover who killed ex, comedy club owner spent hours inside home: prosecutors A jilted ex-boyfriend charged in a double murder spent 3-and-a-half hours inside a New Jersey home before he was caught chasing his lover down the street and stabbing her to death, prosecutors said Wednesday. Joseph Porter made his first appearance in Essex County Superior Court in Newark, where pro...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Stassi Schroeder Confronts a Major Fear: Stand-Up Comedy (And Drags Vanderpump Rules in the Process?!) Stassi Schroeder, the stand-up comic? The Vanderpump Rules star and podcast host did stand-up comedy for the first time--with the help of David Spade--for the new Comedy Central series......
21:34, 08/15/2019

Jane Lynch announces new Netflix comedy series with Cyndi Lauper, compares it to 'Golden Girls' Jane Lynch has announced that herself and singer Cyndi Lauper are set to star in a new Netflix comedy series that she compared to "The Golden Girls."...
04:19, 09/17/2019

Happy 50th birthday, Jack Black! The star's best quotes on comedy, music and kids Jack Black, the actor, comedian and musician, turns 50 on August 28, so to celebrate, we're rounding up some of his best quotes about comedy and more.        ...
13:17, 08/28/2019

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate to perform at New York Comedy Festival 2019 Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate, Bill Maher, Nicole Byer, Comedy Bang! Bang! and other stars will headline shows at the New York Comedy Festival in November....
03:34, 08/06/2019

The Tesla Model 3 Just Earned An IIHS Top Safety Award Today is a good day for the Tesla Model 3. The car just earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, making it the first award Tesla has won from the agency....
05:35, 09/20/2019

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award NEW YORK (AP) — The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal riffs, especially following a deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in the city. Madeline Michel from Mo...
20:51, 05/23/2019

The Apple Watch 4 just won a prestigious award for its screen tech The Apple Watch 4 marked the first time the company had increased the size of its smartwatch's screen since the original Apple Watch, and the company is now winning awards for that move.Apple's wearable just won "Display of the Year" at the Display Industry Awards, which was set up to cele...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Gaurav Gill Nominated For Arjuna Award 2019 In a big step up for the world of Indian motorsport, ace rally driver Gaurav Gill has been nominated for the Arjuna Award 2019. The selection committee for the Sports Awards 2019 announced its......
00:51, 08/18/2019

Cunningham, Westhoff win assistant coach achievement award Mike Westhoff and the late Gunther Cunningham have won the 2019 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. Cunningham spent 33 of his 35 NFL seasons as an assistant coach, renowned for his feared defensive units in Kansas City over two stints and nine...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Tech Trade Show Restores Award to Sex Toy After Outcry CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
02:51, 05/10/2019

NHL award thinks ex-Islanders star played for the Rangers It may be the offseason, but former Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner still needs one more big save. On Saturday the 28-year-old Swede tweeted a picture of what appears to be the replica Masterton Trophy — awarded to the “player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and ...
23:17, 08/10/2019

Award-winning director's son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship        ...
07:51, 08/01/2019

Award-winning Latin American photography – in pictures In the second annual Latin American Foto festival, on view at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York, a range of photographers from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America will exhibit their varied and vibrant work until 21 July Continue reading......
13:17, 07/11/2019

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two seasons at Utah as a walk-on....
10:34, 08/17/2019

Taser Chief Gets $246 Million Stock-Option Award The company that sells Tasers to police departments around the world paid its chief executive $246 million last year, according to a proxy filed last month, one of the biggest compensation packages for a corporate leader....
22:17, 05/02/2019

MTV VMAs: can the award show predict who’ll be famous in five years? Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Shawn Mendes attended this year. Whether they’ll return in 2020 is another matterShawn Mendes and Camila Cabello are rubbing up against each other like two postage stamps trapped inside a wallet, which must only mean one thing: ’tis the season of the 2019 Video Music Awards (stream...
13:34, 09/07/2019

Gaurav Gill Becomes The First-Ever Recipient Of The Arjuna Award In Motorsport In a big milestone for Indian motorsport, rallyist Gaurav Gill has become the first-ever person from the field of motorsports to win the Arjuna Award. The ace rally driver received the award from......
17:17, 08/29/2019

Tommy Orange among winners of American Book Award Tommy Orange’s novel “There There” and Jeffrey C. Stewart’s biography of Harlem Renaissance thinker Alain Locke are among this year’s winners of American Book Awards...
07:51, 08/20/2019

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting...
22:18, 09/09/2019

Charlie Schaffer wins 2019 BP portrait award Award comes amid criticism of BP’s funding and sponsorship of National Portrait GalleryA portrait of an English literature student posing in a fake fur coat has won one of the UK’s most prestigious art prizes, which has been overshadowed by criticism of the oil company BP’s sponsorship of the award....
00:51, 06/11/2019

Van Dijk, Ronaldo And Messi Shortlisted For FIFA Award Virgil van Dijk denied Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the European title last week and the same trio are in the running for the FIFA accolade to be announced in Milan on September 23....
07:34, 09/03/2019

Goodwill looking to return donated Purple Heart award TUCSON –Goodwill Southern Arizona is asking for the communities’ help in locating the family of a war hero and recipient of a Purple Heart award. The organization says the Purple Heart was donated to the store on Houghton and Golf Links roads in mid-June. The name engraved on the heart is “Nic...
23:51, 07/08/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Mariners give Ichiro lifetime achievement award The Seattle Mariners presented team legend Ichiro Suzuki with the first-ever Mariners Franchise Achievement Award, giving him a chance to thank the city's fans for their support....
19:51, 09/15/2019

Emmy award winning actor Rip Torn dead at 88 Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife, Amy Wright, and daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez....
07:34, 07/10/2019

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:17, 06/18/2019

The five most emotional, meaningful ESPY Award moments of all time The ESPYs have provided some of the sports world's most compelling moments over the last 25-plus years. Here are five from the award show's history.       ...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty International award The 16-year-old, and the movement she inspired, have won the 2019 Ambassador of Conscience Award. Germany, meanwhile, confirmed aggressive action on climate change as its citizens prepare for mass protests on Friday....
14:18, 09/17/2019

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting complications from congressional scrutiny and a court challenge....
01:51, 07/08/2019

Sex Toy Award Is Restored by Trade Show After an Outcry Over Sexism CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
16:51, 05/10/2019

Ebersol gets Hall of Fame award for radio, TV contributions CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Dick Ebersol has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, which is presented annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The award recognizes “longtime exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football.” E...
22:51, 05/14/2019

CBOE Wins "Equities Exchange of The Year" Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 18, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "Equities Exchange of the Year" at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Global Derivatives Awards ceremony in London. ......
08:34, 05/02/2019

Sam Kerr places third in BBC women’s footballer of the year award Australian loses out to winner Ada Hegerberg Pernille Harder comes second in global fan voteMatildas captain Sam Kerr narrowly missed out on adding another accolade to her impressive list of individual honours, placing third in the prestigious BBC women’s footballer of the year award for 2019, behin...
11:51, 05/22/2019

Ohio college says $44M award to business not 'final outcome' An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists after a black student was caught shoplifting said Friday the jury awards are "not the final outcome."...
02:00, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Nipsey Hussle honored with award at BET Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The late Nipsey Hussle was honored with the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards. Rapper T.I. presented the posthumous award Sunday to his family that included...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
06:34, 06/25/2019

Award-winning musician: 'Nationality is an accident of birth' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer, CNN spoke to a handful of people born to Indian ...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. Joe, son of the late Jack Horrigan, is the 47th award ...
00:34, 06/07/2019

How I became an award-winning musician and winemaker: John Legend When he's not playing the piano or performing, John Legend spends time being a dad, coaching on “The Voice,” and creating wine.       ...
12:17, 07/02/2019

And the loser is ... when award show hosts tank on stage The backlash surrounding comedian Sebastian Maniscalco’s performance as VMAs host puts him in good, or rather bad, company While MTV is no longer the vanguard of youth culture, the channel has gone to great lengths to keep their annual flagship event, the Video Music Awards, reflective of and subser...
17:51, 08/30/2019

CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show has reinstated a prestigious award and apologized to makers of a robotic “personal massager” for women. An independent panel of judges had selected Lora DiCarlo’s Ose vibrator last fall for a CES 2019 Innovati...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Nets’ D’Angelo Russell a finalist for award he brashly said he’d win After Nets point guard D’Angelo Russell boldly stated he would win the NBA Most Improved Player Award, he was named one of the three finalists on Friday. The 23-year-old will have to contend with Sacramento’s De’Aaron Fox and Toronto’s Pascal Siakam, the NBA said in announcing finalists for six awar...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Ohio college says $44M award to business not ‘final outcome’ CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists said Friday the jury awards are “not the final outcome.” “We are disappointed in the jury’s decisions and the...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Jordan Peele to receive Britannia award for directing "Get Out" and "Us" director Jordan Peele will be honored with the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards....
21:00, 09/11/2019

Four military working dogs given nation's top award for their service Four military working dogs were honored for their service at American Humane's fourth annual K-9 Medal of Courage awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday....
20:34, 09/11/2019

Award to drop name of author tied to sterilization movement BARRE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Libraries says it is changing the name of a children’s book award that honors a prominent author and activist accused of once being connected to a movement that led to the sterilization of people with severe mental and physical disabilities. The Stat...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Bharat Ratna 2019: Know About This Year's Award Winners 2019 Bharat Ratna Award: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika and social activist Nanaji Deshmukh will be awarded the countrys highest civilian award....
11:34, 08/08/2019

Rhiannon Giddens, Frank Johnson to get Americana award Grammy-winning folk musician Rhiannon Giddens and the late Frank Johnson, leader of a 19th century black brass band, are named inaugural recipients of the Legacy of Americana Award...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Cardi B and Nipsey Hussle top 2019 BET award winners Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and Migos among winners at black entertainment awards, where tributes were paid to Nipsey Hussle who was shot dead in MarchCardi B topped the winners at this year’s BET awards, receiving two awards: best female hip-hop artist, and album of the year for Invasion of Privacy.The awa...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Award-winning journalist Cokie Roberts dies at 75 Roberts' Emmy-winning career earned her top-tier journalism awards, including the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.        ...
00:34, 09/18/2019

Award-winning lamb under investigation for performance-enhancing drugs An award-winning lamb is currently under investigation and may be stripped of its title after veterinarians at the Logan County Fair in Ohio found illegal drugs in its system....
22:51, 07/21/2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets 'best fight' MTV Movie award nod U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg scored nominations on Tuesday for the 2019 MTV Movie and TV awards, where she will compete for top honors with blockbuster offerings "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers: Endgame."...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
13:17, 06/05/2019

UN To Honour Late Malawian Soldier With Highest Peacekeeping Award The United Nations on Monday announced that it will honour the "brave and selfless" action of a late UN peacekeeper from Mali, who sacrificed his life while saving his colleague during an operation......
15:00, 05/21/2019

Braves release Venters 1 year after NL Comeback Player award ATLANTA (AP) — Jonny Venters, the left-hander whose comeback from his third Tommy John surgery helped him win the NL Comeback Player of the Year Award last year, has been released by the Atlanta Braves. The 34-year-old Venters had a 17.36 ERA after giving up nine earned runs in 4 2/3 innings coverin...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Nevada woman exonerated after serving 35 years for murder gets $3M award A woman who was released from a Nevada prison in 2015, after she'd been incarcerated for more than three decades for a murder she didn't commit, was awarded $3 million in a partial settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit, her lawyer said Wednesday. ...
03:51, 08/29/2019

Watch: Issa Rae was inspired by hip-hop for comedic award speech: 'I deserve this' "Insecure" star Issa Rae said on "The Tonight Show" she was inspired by her favorite hip-hop artists when she wrote her comedic acceptance speech for the Emerging Entrepreneur Award....
16:17, 08/01/2019

Williamson "Worthy Recipient" Of New Zealander Of The Year Award: Stokes Ben Stokes insisted that Kane Williamson was more deserving of the award than him as he led his side to the final of World Cup 2019 "with distinction and honour"....
14:34, 07/23/2019

Lexington Boy Posthumously Receives Franklin Moosnick Service Award American Heart Association LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lexington division of the American Heart Association is honoring a young boy who died in April after battling several congenital heart defects with his entire life. The American Heart Association said that Finn Collier posthumously rece...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
23:17, 08/19/2019

Epic Games will receive a BAFTA Special Award next month Epic Games will add another award to its trophy cabinet next month, when it picks up a BAFTA Special Award for its contribution to game development. Not only has the company created several hits of its own, including the all-conquering Fortnite, but......
01:17, 05/15/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods highest civilian award President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. (May 6)        ...
04:51, 05/07/2019

Guardiola fumes at City's FIFA award shortlist snub "Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questions the shortlist for the 2019 Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award after his player were snubbed despite winning four trophies last season."...
16:51, 08/04/2019

Mets’ Seth Lugo wins award he didn’t know existed PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo wishes he could say winning NL Reliever of the Month was a goal, except he didn’t realize the award existed until Saturday, when a Mets public relations official informed him he had won it for July. “I wouldn’t have heard about the award because I’ve never been around a guy wh...
03:51, 08/04/2019

Don McLean receives lifetime achievement award, only to have it rescinded hours later The Student Alumni Association of UCLA decided against the award after discovering the 'American Pie' singer was charged with domestic abuse in 2016....
17:17, 05/07/2019

Neymar Jr. hangs out with Rihanna instead of attending Paris award ceremony Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. was expected to attend the Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnels (UNFP) football awards, but opted to hang out with music star Rihanna instead....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Keeneland fall meet to award record $5.675 million in purses LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Keeneland’s fall meet will award a record $5.675 million among 18 stakes races that include 10 as part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The total is a Keeneland purse record in a season without the season-ending championships. Five of six Grade 1 races will run durin...
10:34, 06/27/2019

Fifa Puskás Award 2019: breakdown of the 10-strong shortlist Fifa has released a 10-goal shortlist, featuring Billie Simpson of Cliftonville Ladies, Lionel Messi and Andros TownsendThe Puskás Award, named after the Hungary legend, is given to the best goal scored in the last 12 months. Notable winners include Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar, while Premier League...
19:00, 08/20/2019

PM Arrives In UAE, Will Receive Gulf Nation's Highest Civilian Award Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UAE on Friday, where he will discuss bilateral and regional issues with the top leadership of the Gulf nation. PM Modi reached UAE's capital Abu Dhabi from......
08:00, 08/24/2019

Ducati Hypermotard 950 Concept Wins Award At Villa d'Este The Ducati Hypermotard 950 Concept created by Centro Stile Ducati has won first place in the Concept Bikes: New Design and Prototypes at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Cannes Film Festival defends award to 'imperfect' Delon Cannes Film Festival organizers on Monday defended handing an honorary prize to French screen legend Alain Delon, saying the actor, who has courted controversy with his views on women and homosexuals, was "not perfect" but entitled to his opinions....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED). Larry Lucero Larry Lucero was honored for h...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk Wins PFA Player Of Year Award Virgil van Dijk has starred in a hugely improved Liverpool defence that has kept 20 clean sheets and conceded a mere 20 goals in the current campaign....
13:17, 04/29/2019

Exxon, Shell cannot revive $1.8 bln Nigerian arbitration award -U.S. judge A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Exxon Mobil Corp's and Royal Dutch Shell Plc's effort to revive a $1.8 billion arbitration award against Nigeria's state-run oil company, which stemmed from a dispute over a 1993 contract to extract oil near the African country's coastline....
23:00, 09/04/2019

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
19:17, 05/14/2019

Justin Timberlake Gushes Over Jessica Biel and Son Silas After Award Win Justin Timberlake gave his wife, Jessica Biel, and their son, Silas, the sweetest shout-out during his acceptance speech at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in......
02:34, 06/15/2019

'No one should be left behind': Lenny Henry in diversity call as he wins award Lenny Henry has called for "no one to be left behind" in the entertainment industry after picking up the trophy for outstanding achievement at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards....
21:34, 07/07/2019

‘Jojo Rabbit’ wins Toronto’s sought-after audience award Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” has won the People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been a reliable omen for Academy Awards chances...
17:34, 09/16/2019

Tony Award Nominations 2019: ‘Hadestown’ Leads the Pack The new musical received 14 nods, while two high-profile hit plays, “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Network,” were ignored in the best new play category....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar Honoured With Prestigious Award In The US Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award for his contributions towards imparting education to the country''s needy......
19:00, 09/19/2019

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
21:00, 07/26/2019

JEDI Cloud-Computing Contract Award to Be Delayed Weeks The Pentagon will take weeks to brief Defense Secretary Mark Esper and await his approval before awarding a potentially lucrative cloud-computing contract....
00:17, 08/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....
21:53, 08/13/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Judge Tosses $128 Million Award in ‘Bones’ Profit Dispute The ruling was a major victory for Twentieth Century Fox Television, which an arbitrator found had denied the stars and creators of the crime drama millions of dollars....
23:34, 05/03/2019

US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,” has won this year’s Princess of Asturias award for literature...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest Indiana that he was at the awards luncheon last m...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Jennifer Lopez's CFDA Fashion Icon Award Is More Than Well-Deserved: See Her Best Looks Damn, J.Lo! Jennifer Lopez has been crushing it with her often sexy, avant-garde fashion style for more than two decades now. Seriously, who can forget the iconic plunging green......
16:34, 06/03/2019

Tony Award-winning ‘Hamilton’ ending Chicago run in January CHICAGO (AP) — The musical “Hamilton” will end its more than three-year run in Chicago in January. Producers made the announcement Thursday, saying the production playing at downtown Chicago’s CIBC Theatre would close Jan. 5, 2020. Productions of the Tony Award-winning musical deta...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Ryan Shazier wins Halas Award for overcoming adversity Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has won the 2019 George Halas Award by the Professional Football Writers of America. Shazier, the 51st Halas Award winner, is the third Steeler to receive the honor from the PFWA, joining Rocky Bleier (1975) and John Stallworth (1985). He is making progres...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Van Dijk 'very proud' to win Uefa Player of the year Award – video Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has won UEFA's Player of the Year award.The Dutch centre-back was a crucial member of the side that claimed Liverpool's sixth Champions League trophy, and finished Premier League runners-up to Manchester City by a single point. He is the first defender to win the a...
14:17, 08/30/2019

US, UK teams share $10-million XPRIZE award for child literacy Elon Musk announced the winners at an event honoring the finalists. The total XPRIZE Each finalist got $1 million just for making the final round.        ...
23:17, 05/16/2019

Almodovar gets lifetime achievement award at Venice Film Festival Spanish director Pedro Almodovar added a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to his list of accolades on Thursday, when the Venice Film Festival presented him with the prize for a long and illustrious career....
00:17, 08/30/2019

Dyson's award-winning vacuums are at incredible low prices today Dyson vacuums normally cost quite the chunk of change, but for today only on Woot you can save big on some of their most popular models.       ...
20:01, 09/19/2019

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for this year’s NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:17, 06/18/2019

£200,000, F1 car test for Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award winner The winner of the 2019 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award will receive £200,000, along with a test in a Red Bull Formula 1 car...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Football coach born without limbs to receive Jimmy V Award Rob Mendez never played football, and never could. He taught himself with Madden, playing by tucking a controller under his chin. Mendez was born without arms or legs, a result of tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder. Still, he’s managed a career in football. First as a manager in high schoo...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to get Lifetime Achievement Award NEW YORK (AP) — Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The league and Turner Sports announced Wednesday that the Hall of Famers and 1992 U.S. Olympic teammates will r...
21:17, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Frank Layden receives Chuck Daly Award TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Game 2 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Frank Layden is this year’s winner of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the National Basketball Coaches Association. Layden coached the Utah Jazz for parts of eight seasons, winning coach...
01:34, 06/03/2019

'Blessed' Julie Andrews gets lifetime achievement award in Venice Julie Andrews, the star of much-loved movies "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music", said on Monday she was "blessed" to have had a long, illustrious cinema career as she was awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival....
20:34, 09/02/2019

Equifax adds extra step to claim $125 damage award Over the last several days, consumers who signed up to receive the money instead of free credit monitoring must confirm that they are entitled to the monetary compensation....
00:51, 09/10/2019

‘Manspreading’ chair wins award for forcing dudes’ legs together Take a pew, sitting down just got woke! A British student has snagged a nifty design award for creating an anti-manspreading chair. Fed up with men who luxuriate in their seating, University of Brighton student Laila Laurel, 23, fashioned a pair of his and hers chairs that challenge the way men and ...
06:51, 07/20/2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption relating to Fifa’s decision to host the 2022 Worl...
14:17, 06/18/2019

PM Modi Honoured With UAE's Highest Civilian Award "Order Of Zayed" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday honoured with the "Order of Zayed", the UAE's highest civilian award, for his efforts to boost bilateral ties between the two nations....
14:34, 08/24/2019

Scientists Behind First Black Hole Image Win $3 Million Breakthrough Prize Award The Breakthrough Prize Foundation has awarded $21.6 million to winners of its 2020 Breakthrough Prizes, including a $3 million prize to 347 members of the black hole-imaging Event Horizon Telescope team.Read more......
20:34, 09/05/2019

Donald Trump to award Jerry West Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and off ...
12:17, 06/02/2019

Mark Tully Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Role In UK-India Ties Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in London for his contributions to the UK-India relationship....
16:17, 06/29/2019

RSS Body Urges PM To Reconsider Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Award Prime Minister Narendra Modi should reconsider the award to be given to him by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), as it faces "severe allegations" and does business in the "guise of......
03:00, 09/03/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
04:00, 06/01/2019

Mary J. Blige Set to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards Mary J. Blige's list of accolades is about to get even more impressive. The nine-time Grammy winner will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET......
15:51, 06/12/2019

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman winner of Dick Howser Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher and top overall draft pick Adley Rutschman is winner of the Dick Howser Trophy as college baseball player of the year. The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced its major award winners Saturday. UCLA reliever Holden Powell was named Stoppe...
22:51, 06/15/2019

Michael B. Jordan honors Central Park 5 with ACLU Courage Award Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series "When They See Us" without getting emotional and feeling like as a young black man he too could have faced a similar ordeal....
18:17, 06/09/2019

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles was the Pac-12 player of the year after batting .411 with 17 home runs and 58 RBIs and an NCAA-lead...
04:34, 06/14/2019

PBWA selects Dwyane Wade as Magic Johnson Award winner MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat has been selected as this season’s winner of the Magic Johnson Award, presented by the Pro Basketball Writers Association. Wade, who just completed his final season before retirement, was chosen as “the player who best combines excellence on the...
20:51, 06/10/2019

German captain of migrant rescue ship turns down Paris award Pia Klemp has rejected Paris' most prestigious civilian award, the Grand Vermeil Medal. She and compatriot Carola Rackete were offered the prize for their efforts in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean....
11:00, 08/22/2019

Raptors' Leonard joins elite company by winning Finals MVP award Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard joined elite company on Thursday by winning the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award for the second time after his team's championship victory over the Golden State Warriors....
08:34, 06/14/2019

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
02:51, 06/14/2019