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Netflix rejects calls to add disclaimer to The Crown

Netflix rejects calls to add disclaimer to The Crown

LONDON — Netflix has “no plans” to add a disclaimer to “The Crown” stating that its lavish drama about Britain's royal family is a work of fiction. In a statement Saturday, Netflix said it has always presented the drama, as just that — a drama.

AGT winner Murphy to perform holiday concerts

LOGAN, W.Va. — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is performing a series of holiday concerts online. Landau’s Virtual Home for the Holidays Tour includes eight shows scheduled from Dec. 16 through 23. Tickets cost $20.
Nothing compares: Sinead O'Connor memoir coming out in June

Nothing compares: Sinead O'Connor memoir coming out in June

NEW YORK — Sinead O'Connor hasn't released any albums in the past few years, but she has been getting some writing done.
'Murmur' wins top prize at Screen Nova Scotia awards

'Murmur' wins top prize at Screen Nova Scotia awards

"Murmur," a feature film about a lonely, alcoholic woman, has won the top prize at the annual Screen Nova Scotia awards.
US star soprano misses La Scala gala season-open debut

US star soprano misses La Scala gala season-open debut

MILAN — Soprano Lisette Oropesa was to be the first American to sing a title role in the gala season opener at La Scala since Maria Callas in the 1950s. Then Italy’s virus cases surged.
St. Nicholas visits Czech children while adapting to virus

St. Nicholas visits Czech children while adapting to virus

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The coronavirus pandemic has made life difficult for a lot of people in the Czech Republic, and that includes Saint Nicholas. Every year on Dec.
David Lander, 'Squiggy' on 'Laverne & Shirley,' dies at 73

David Lander, 'Squiggy' on 'Laverne & Shirley,' dies at 73

LOS ANGELES — Actor David L. Lander, who played the character of Squiggy on the popular ABC comedy “Laverne & Shirley,” has died after a decades-long battle with multiple sclerosis, his wife said. He was 73.
High court to decide whether Nazi art case stays in US court

High court to decide whether Nazi art case stays in US court

WASHINGTON — Jed Leiber was an adult before he learned that his family was once part-owner of a collection of centuries-old religious artworks now said to be worth at least $250 million.
Scene from 'Elf' comes to life as Buddy meets dad in Boston

Scene from 'Elf' comes to life as Buddy meets dad in Boston

BOSTON — Just like a real-life movie, the story of Buddy the Elf meeting his biological father has come to life, just in time for the holidays.

Review: 'Promising Young Woman' sdtk takes you on dark ride

Various artists, “Promising Young Woman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Capitol Records) The “Promising Young Woman” soundtrack will not play with your emotions.