HBO's John Oliver says he likes the idea of keeping as much as possible about his show a secret until it airs each week, a philosophy he took to the extreme last spring when he traveled to Moscow to interview Edward Snowden.
Egyptian film star Yousra has taken up a role with the United Nations to help combat HIV and AIDS in the Middle East, where prevalence is low but growing rapidly.
New movies starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst will compete for the top honors at this year's Berlin International Film Festival with offerings from Iran, Tunisia, the Philippines and elsewhere, with Meryl Streep presiding over the jury that will choose the winners.
Actors Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal rolled onto the Harvard campus Monday in an antique convertible similar to the one used in "Love Story" and reminisced about the film that made them household names nearly half a century ago.
Capt. Richard Phillips will deliver the commencement speech at a Vermont university.
The company behind the Electric Zoo and Tomorrowland music festivals has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
NBC has signed a new production deal with prolific producer Dick Wolf, ensuring an 18th season of "Law & Order: SVU" and the continuation of his Chicago trilogy of dramas.
"Kung Fu Panda 3" kicked its way to the top of the North American box office with a respectable US$41 million, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards were not so white.
As one of Israel's most prominent and prolific filmmakers, director Amos Gitai has spent a career chronicling his country's turbulent history. In his latest project, he covers one of its most traumatic days: the assassination 20 years ago of Prime Minister Yiitzhak Rabin by a Jewish extremist opposed to his peace efforts with the Palestinians.