Entertainment

Lizzy Buczak
January 17, 2020 - 8:24 am
Ben & Jerry’s new ice cream gives the term “Netflix and Chill” a whole new meaning. The ice cream brand wants to be your snack of choice when you’re hunkering down to binge-watch episodes of “You” or “Stranger Things” on Netflix. The brand behind favorites like “Cherry Garcia,” “Half Baked,”...
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Chris Miller
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 16, 2020 - 10:17 am
Officials today announced the acts for the 2020 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Headliners include The Who, Dead and Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, The Black Crowes, Lizzo, Kool and the Gang, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, Lenny Kravitz Trombone Shorty, The Avett Brothers, Erykah Badu...
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Jim Hanzo
January 16, 2020 - 8:28 am
Today we find out who will be performing at this year's 51st New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Keith Spera who handles music for The Times Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate and Nola.com calls it "Christmas in January" for him, saying it's exciting to find out who is coming. One name that...
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lizzy-buczak
January 15, 2020 - 7:30 am
Build-A-Bear is one with the Force, and will soon allow you to build your very own Baby Yoda plush. "I'm excited to share we will be one of the first companies to provide the digital and internet phenomenon who is trending higher than all the presidential candidates combined,” Build-A-Bear CEO...
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Oscars
USA TODAY
Associated Press
January 13, 2020 - 7:59 am
The nominees for the Academy Awards have been announced in Los Angeles. Issa Rae and John Cho announced nominees in 24 categories that honor the best achievements in films released in 2019. There are nine nominees for best picture. They are: “Ford v. Ferrari”; “The Irishman”; “Jojo Rabbit”; “Joker...
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lizzy-buczak
January 10, 2020 - 7:32 pm
Donald Trump has Queen Elizabeth’s back. Despite telling Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle” that he doesn’t “want to get into the whole thing,” the President made it clear where he stands on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision to step down from royal duties. Trump told host Laura Ingraham that he...
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rebekah-sager
January 10, 2020 - 12:52 pm
Actors Joaquin Phoenix and Martin Sheen were detained Friday in Washington D.C., along with several others at a protest organized by Jane Fonda. Fonda's been a regular protester in conjunction with the Fire Drill Fridays (FDF) group in the Nation's capital, speaking out on climate change and...
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Alex Trebek
USA TODAY
Associated Press
January 08, 2020 - 9:31 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The brief farewell that Alex Trebek says will close his final “Jeopardy!” episode isn't on the horizon. “I don't foresee that 30-second moment coming up in the near future,” Trebek said Wednesday, referring to his request for time to close out his decades-long run with the...
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