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Writer/executive producer Bill Prady, from left, Kermit the Frog, writer/executive producer Bob Kushell and Miss Piggy participate in

Kermit and Miss Piggy Split, but Team Up on ABC Comedy

Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, who have been on-again, off-again over the years, have now called it quits. But they're vowing to remain professional on their new prime-time comedy, "The Muppets," premiering Sept. 22 on ABC....


  • A police officer stands guard at the entrance to St. James United Methodist Church before funeral services for Bobbi Kristina Brown Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Alpharetta, Ga. Controversy at Service for Bobbi Kristina

    A relative of Bobbi Kristina Brown left a memorial service for the daughter of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown to speak to reporters. Leolah Brown, the sister of Bobby Brown, walked out of the St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta and said she was angry because Pat Houston was speaking at the funeral....

  • In this image released by HBO, Emilia Clarke appears in a scene from HBO Chief Says 'Game of Thrones' Could Wrap after 8 Seasons

    "Game of Thrones" fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga's end is perhaps just a few years away.   
    HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo said that the drama series' producers are leaning toward three more seasons after the just-concluded season five...

  • This Nov. 30, 2011 file photo shows television host Jon Stewart during a taping of Jon Stewart Signing Off 'Daily Show' Fake Newscast for Real

    After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his pair of Peabody Awards, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News...

  • FILE - In this July 21, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jon Stewart, host of Jon Stewart: Meeting with Obama Wasn't a Secret

    Jon Stewart says his "secret" White House meetings with President Barack Obama weren't so secret, and not that big a deal. During his penultimate week as "The Daily Show" host, Stewart reacted to a Politico story headlined "Jon Stewart's Secret White House Visits."...

  • Walters to Revisit Big News Stories Including Lennon Murder

    Barbara Walters is taking a walk down memory lane with a TV series revisiting big news stories she covered in her career. The Investigation Discovery channel said Thursday that "Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals" will debut Nov. 2...

  •  In this Jan. 23, 2015, file photo, tourists use a 'selfie stick' in London. No Photos on a Stick: Selfie Sticks Banned in Some Areas of State Fair

    The Minnesota State Fair is banning “selfie sticks” in some areas of the fair this year. Selfie sticks and camera poles will be prohibited in the Grandstand, free entertainment stage-seating areas, at ticketed attractions and on rides...

  • This Monday, June 29, 2015 file photo shows, the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary property in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles. Judge to Consider Fate of Convent Katy Perry Wants to Buy

    A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday about whether the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles can sell a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood to pop singer Katy Perry. An order of nuns owns the multimillion dollar property and has sold it to a businesswoman who wants to develop it into a hotel and restaurant...

  • Jimmy Kimmel Chokes Up Discussing Lion Killed by Minn. Dentist

    Comedian and TV host Jimmy Kimmel became emotional Tuesday night discussing a topic that has quickly garnered international attention. Kimmel addressed the topic of an American tourist who killed a well-known lion during a hunting trip in Zimbabwe....

  • A plush “Cat in the Hat” toy is displayed next to “What Pet Should I Get?,” the latest book by Dr. Seuss, on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at a bookstore in Concord, N.H. Dr. Seuss Book Explores What Came Before 'One Fish Two Fish'

    Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" isn't the only book out this summer that reveals another look at beloved characters. Released Tuesday, "What Pet Should I Get?" by Dr. Seuss features the same siblings as "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish." They ponder what kind of animal to acquire...

  • In this photo provided by ABC, New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, right, dances with ABC's 'Celebrity Family Feud' a Summertime Hit

    The survey says: ABC's version of "Celebrity Family Feud" ended its run on Sunday as an unexpected summertime hit. The Steve Harvey-hosted show, which aired six hour-long editions, averaged 9.1 million viewers and was the most-watched new television program this summer...

  • In this image released by ABC, Kaitlyn Bristowe, left, and Shawn Booth appear on the season finale of Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth Ready to Be a Normal Couple

    Now that they're finally engaged, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth are ready to go on their first real-world date. The bachelorette and her chosen fiancé are now able to live their love away from TV cameras after Monday night's "The Bachelorette" finale on ABC....

  • In this May 17, 2015 file photo, Mariah Carey arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Mariah Carey to Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Mariah Carey will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that Carey will get the 2,556th star on Aug. 5. Guest speakers will include directors Lee Daniels and Brett Ratner, as well as Epic Records CEO and longtime Carey collaborator L.A. Reid....

  • Public Radio's 'Wits' Show Canceled

    Minnesota-based American Public Media has canceled the "Wits" radio show and put the podcast and stage show on hold. APM produces and distributes the show...

  • Auditions for State Fair's Amateur Talent Contest Begin Monday

    Performers of all ages will be auditioning Monday night for the chance to take the Grandstand stage at the Minnesota State Fair. Dancers, singers, comedians, jugglers and other performers will be competing to be one of 120 acts in the fair’s Amateur Talent Contest...

  • Taylor Goldsmith, of Dawes, left, David Rawlings, center, and Gillian Welch, right, play a cover of Bob Dylan's Maggie's Farm at the Newport Folk Festival, Sunday, July 26, 2015, during a celebration of the 50th anniversary of when Dylan went electric. Newport Folk Festival Wraps Up with Celebration of Dylan

    Gillian Welch, Dawes, Robyn Hitchcock and others closed out the Newport Folk Festival with a celebration of Bob Dylan and the moment he went electric there 50 years ago. The lineup was secret until the musicians took the stage Sunday...






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