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  • Joan Rivers died Thursday at age 81. Celebrities Reflect on Joan Rivers' Death

    Celebrity colleagues and admirers of Joan Rivers share their reactions Thursday to her death at age 81...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'The Identical'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. This week a set of identical twins set off on their own musical adventures. Starting at the end of the great depression, these twins get out of poverty by making a mark in the music industry. Each grooving their own path in pop music history...

  • Rosie Perez, Nicolle Wallace New Co-Hosts of The View

    It’s official! The panel is now complete. Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace are the new co-hosts of “The View” joining moderator Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell. The new season will be unlike any in recent history and premieres live on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET) on the ABC Television Network...

  • Sold-Out Loretta Lynn Concerts at Grand Casino Mille Lacs Postponed

    The sold-out Loretta Lynn concerts that were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Grand Casino Mille Lacs Events & Convention Center have been postponed due to family health concerns, according to the artist’s agent. The rescheduled dates have not yet been determined by the artist. As soon as new dates are scheduled they will be announced at on the casino's webpage and on the casino’s Facebook page...

  • In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscarsat the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Photo Hacking Rekindles Digital Privacy Worries

    As the celebrity photo-hacking scandal has made clear, privacy isn't what it used to be. Whether famous or seemingly anonymous, people from all walks of life put all sorts of things online or into cloud-based storage systems, from vital financial information to the occasional nude photo...

  • Inquiries Begin into Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks

    The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online...

  • Study: Action-Packed TV might Make You Snack More

    Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show. THE SKINNY: Cornell University researchers randomly assigned almost 100 undergraduates to watch one of three 20-minute...

  • Jennifer Lawrence Requests Nude Pics Investigation

    Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said. Intimate images of the actress, who stars in "The Hunger Games" film franchise and won an Academy Award for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook," began appearing online on Sunday...

  • Photo: Wikimedia Commons Family: Joan Rivers on Life Support

    Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement Tuesday that her mother is on life support "at this time."...

  • Canterbury Park Hosts Wiener Dog Wars Labor Day

    If you want to fulfill a need for speed this Labor Day, some four-legged animals will do their best to impress. Canterbury Park is hosting its Wiener Dog Races on Monday. It was quite the spectacle last year, when more than 12,000 people came out to the park in Shakopee...

  • Comedian Joan Rivers Hospitalized in New York City

    Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. Melissa Rivers said in a statement Thursday that her mother was resting comfortably. She did not elaborate on the 81-year-old comedian's condition. She offered thanks for an outpouring of "love and support" and asked for continuing thoughts and prayers...

  • Iggy Azalea Headlining U of Minn. Homecoming Concert

    Australian rap star Iggy Azalea will be the headline act at the University of Minnesota homecoming concert this year. She's performing at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, Oct 17. Prefab Ohio dance-rock band Walk the Moon will also perform...

  • U.S actor Brad Pitt poses, during a photo call for the film, Fury, at the Tank museum, in Bovington, Dorset, southern England, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Jolie, Pitt Wed in Chateau Miraval, France

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Correns, France, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends at Chateau Miraval. In advance of the nondenominational civil ceremony, Pitt and Jolie obtained a marriage license from a local California judge...

  • Big Name Performer Asks to Return to State Fair Grandstand

    The weather couldn't be better for the fans out at the Minnesota State Fair enjoying Wednesday night's grandstand act, Tim McGraw. While the fans love the music, some of the performers love the outdoor venue and actually ask if they can come back. McGraw sold out when he played the Grandstand at the Great Minnesota Get-Together in 2013...

  • Chris Soules is ABC's New 'Bachelor'

    ABC has chosen its next "Bachelor." Chris Soules, who came in third last season on "The Bachelorette," will look for love among 25 women vying for his heart. His selection was announced Wednesday on "Good Morning America."...

  • Kevin Spacey, left, and Ashleigh Banfield arrive at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. Kevin Spacey to Sing in 1-Night-Only Concert in DC

    He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet. Next he's going to sing. Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey will take time out from filming the third season of the Netflix hit series to show off his vocal talents at a one-night-only gala concert Sept. 29 at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington...

  • Miley Cyrus cries as her date accepts her award for Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum. Miley Cyrus' Date Wanted by Oregon Police

    The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. Jesse Helt, 22, was arrested on charges of criminal mischief, criminal trespass and burglary in 2010. According to court records, he broke into the apartment of a man who had been selling what Helt believed to be bad marijuana...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'As Above, So Below' and 'November Man'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. This week, we travel deep below Paris, and an ex-CIA officer looks a lot like James Bond...

  • Bryan Cranston poses with the award for outstanding drama series - Breaking Bad at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. LIST: Winners from the 66th Emmy Awards

    A list of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences...

  • Co-executive producer Thomas Schnauz, from left Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston and Bob Odenkirk pose in the press room with the award for outstanding drama series for 'Modern Family' and 'Breaking Bad' Win Emmy Awards

    "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black."

  • Local Performer Among Social Media Stars at Minnesota State Fair

    This Sunday night at the Minnesota State Fair's Grand Stand there was quite a different crowd than the previous night on Saturday for Kid Rock. Sunday's performance featured 18 artists from YouTube and Vine with a fan base full of screaming teen girls and their parents...

  • Actress Mindy Kaling, left, and TV host Carson Daly announce the award nominees at the 66th Primetime Emmy Nominations Announcement on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles. 'Modern Family,' Brian Cranston Aim at Emmy Record

    Like baseball, the Emmy Awards are a game of statistics: Long-running shows are able to pile up TV's top awards and new records year after year. The 66th prime-time Emmys, airing at 8 p.m. EDT Monday on NBC with host Seth Meyers, are full of such possibilities, including a fifth best comedy series trophy for "Modern Family" that would tie it with all-time sitcom champ "Frasier."

  • Katy Perry Celebrates Kacey Musgraves' Birthday at Skateville

    A birthday party at a local south metro skate rink Thursday night had the town talking. International pop star Katy Perry celebrated country signer Kacey Musgraves' birthday at Skateville in Burnsville. Perry had booked the private event weeks in advance, according to Skateville co-owner Jason McKenzie...

  • SeaWorld Drops Appeal of OSHA Violation

    SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale, ending any chance of trainers ever again swimming with orcas during shows...

  • Vine Stars Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson DigiTour Brings Social Media Stars to the Minnesota State Fair

    The Minnesota State Fair brings in celebrities from across the country, but this year there is a different kind of celebrity coming. Social media stars and musicians from Vine and YouTube will be performing in a "fast-paced, energetic concert" called DigiTour...

  • Brave New Workshop Starts Multimillion Dollar Expansion

    Brave New Workshop is getting bigger and has started a multimillion-dollar expansion in Minneapolis’ downtown theater district. The 55-year-old company has signed an agreement to purchase 727 Hennepin Ave. S., a building that is currently home to Unbank. Terms of the sale were not disclosed...