Entertainment

Don Ames
October 18, 2019 - 5:38 am
Parade lovers got an early scare Saturday out of the Krewe of Boo Halloween Parade. The city announced early Saturday that the event had been canceled, due to the scheduled demolition of the two cranes over the Hard Rock Hotel collapse. Producer Brian Kern expressed deep disappointment at the...
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FILE - This Dec. 28, 1987 file photo shows former “Tarzan” actor Ron Ely during an interview in Los Angeles. A woman was killed at Ely's Southern California home and sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a suspect on the property, authorities said Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. A Santa Barbara County sheriff’s office statement does not identify any of those involved but notes that a disabled elderly man living at the home was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The deaths occurred Tuesday night in Hope Ranch, a suburb of luxury homes outside Santa Barbara. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 9:19 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies summoned to the home by a 911 call found Valerie Lundeen Ely, 62, dead with...
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October 15, 2019 - 11:53 am
( FM 101.9 ) - A family was found in the Netherlands hiding out in their cellar, awaiting the end of the world. According to BBC News , the family, who consisted of a 58 year old man and six adult children ranging in age from 16 to 25, stated they were waiting for the end of times. The discovery...
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WWL Newsroom
October 13, 2019 - 12:30 pm
The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit. The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers such as the animated "The Addams Family" and the Will Smith action pic "Gemini Man." Warner Bros. said Sunday...
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Don Ames
October 13, 2019 - 12:18 pm
According to New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell, all "Wicked" performances at the Saenger Theater scheduled through Oct. 20 have been canceled. The performances were canceled because of the construction collapse at the Hard Rock Hotel. All ticketholders will be refunded through their original point...
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Don Ames
October 11, 2019 - 10:11 am
A couple of comfort foods should fit in nicely with this weekend's comfortable weather at area festivals. "It's supposed to be cool, so it'll be perfect for everybody to come out and enjoy a bowl of gumbo," says Elaine Boatwright, secretary of the Bridge City Gumbo Festival. The festival is known...
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October 09, 2019 - 6:58 am
(WCBS 880) —A new book by Ronan Farrow details the sexual assault allegations that ended Matt Lauer’s run at the Today Show. In Farrow’s new book, “Catch and Kill,” ex-NBC staffer Brooke Nevils goes on the record, detailing an incident in a Sochi, Russia hotel room where Matt Lauer allegedly raped...
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Jacquie Cadorette
October 08, 2019 - 10:53 am
Over the weekend, Cowboys and Packers fans alike were thrilled to see Ellen DeGeneres at Sunday’s game. What they weren’t expecting? DeGeneres was seated right next to George W. Bush. The two attended the game alongside their wives, Laura Bush and Portia de Rossi. But when a clip of Bush and...
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October 07, 2019 - 6:33 am
( ALT 103.7 ) - The world is experiencing slightly less laughter today after the passing of a comedy legend. Rip Taylor, known for his flamboyant attire, handlebar mustache and confetti throwing antics passed away on Sunday. The cause of death is unknown at this time. He passed away at 84 years old...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 12:22 pm
The filmmakers and studio behind “Joker” have reason to put on a happy face. Despite concerns over its violent themes and ramped up theater security, audiences flocked to the multiplex to check out the R-rated film this weekend resulting in a record October opening. Warner Bros. said Sunday that “...
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