CMA Awards: Midland pay tribute to Burt Reynolds with 'East Bound and Down

Let’s hear it for the Bandit one more time! At the 52nd annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night, the Grammy-nominated group Midland performed their new take on “East Bound and Down” in a tribute to the late actor Burt Reynolds. Taking its title from trucker CB jargon, “East Bound and Down” was the …

Empire boss dishes on that shocking Lucious reveal

WARNING: This article contains spoilers about tonight’s episode of Empire. Read at your own risk! Lucious, you are the father… we think. Wednesday’s episode of Empire revealed that Lucious (Terrence Howard) is the father of Kingsley (A.Z. Kelsey), at least according to Kingsley. The reveal comes after the new head of Empire/Lyon rival breaks bread …

Dwayne Johnson, Vince Vaughn get in the ring for first Fighting with My Family

Considering his beef with his Fast & Furious family, Dwayne Johnson proves to be the perfect mentor for a film called Fighting with My Family. Johnson is among the highlights in the first trailer for the wrestling film from The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant, who writes, directs, and acts in the project. Based on a …

Everything you need to know about this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Turkey. Dressing. Cranberry sauce. The countdown is on to Thanksgiving, and with it comes another annual tradition: the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. To make your viewing experience easier, we’ve compiled everything you need to know about Thanksgiving’s largest parade, which will feature 16 giant character balloons; 43 novelty balloons; 26 floats; 1,200 cheerleaders and dancers; …

How Mandy Moore and fiancé Taylor Goldsmith teamed up for This Is Us song that

It’s called “Invisible Ink,” but it will forever be known as The Song That Broke Jack. Viewers have heard singer-turned-actress Mandy Moore show off her impressive vocal chops on a variety of cover songs over the years on This Is Us (“Moonshadow” “Willin’”), but Tuesday’s episode of NBC’s hit family drama featured Moore singing not …

Douglas Rain, voice of HAL 9000 in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

Canadian actor Douglas Rain — a veteran of the theater but perhaps best known for lending his voice to the artificially intelligent computer HAL 9000 in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 classic 2001: A Space Odyssey — has died at the age of 90. The Stratford Company repertory theatre collective, which Rain co-founded in 1952, announced the …

Backstreet's back with new Backstreet Boys album and world tour

Not to be outdone by a certain ’90s music group reclaiming the spotlight, the Backstreet Boys are assembling again for a new album and a world tour in 2019. The former boy band and current man band released a music video for “Chances,” their latest single written by Ryan Tedder and Shawn Mendes for Backstreet’s 10th …

Empire recap: Lucious and Cookie go all in, with varying results

After last week’s touching and informative episode, Empire delivers another strong hour that sees this season’s continued focus on the Lyons pay off. With a good measure of emotion, intrigue, and comedy, we see every member of the Lyon family face their complicated ties with friends, rivals, and each other. Still smarting over Blake taking …