"Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" stole off with the weekend box office crown, hauling in $66 million in theaters in the United States and Canada from Friday through Sunday, industry figures showed Sunday.
It's a "Killer Queen" weekend at the nation's movie theaters Sunday, as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and two other movie debuts are pushing Hollywood to a 10.7 percent increase in receipts this year over last.
Netflix has hired Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay to direct a documentary series about late pop icon Prince, the streaming giant told AFP Tuesday.
"FBI," the latest crime drama from prolific producer Dick Wolf, premieres at 9 p.m. Tuesday evening on CBS, while the medical drama "New Amsterdam" debuts at 10 p.m. on NBC.
The pairing of Jack Black and Cate Blanchett proved to be box-office magic over the weekend as their fantasy film "The House with a Clock in its Walls" topped the competition at North American theaters, according to final figures released Monday.
The two-night Creative Arts Emmy Awards conclude Sunday evening at the Microsoft Theater with awards in 43 categories to be presented, including as outstanding host for a reality or reality competition program.
Horror movie "The Nun" was the top draw in North American movie theaters this weekend, extending a remarkable string of recent successes by Warner Bros., industry watchers said.
Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed heart-throb of 1970s cinema who won acclaim in "Deliverance" and a host of awards later in his career for "Boogie Nights," died on Thursday, his family announced.