Category Archives: CNN – Entertainment

John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dies at 73

John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dies at 73

John Prine, the raspy-voiced singer-songwriter whose homespun, witty and insightful country-folk tunes influenced legions of musicians in a career that spanned five decades, died Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was 73. His publicist tells CNN, “Yes, we can confirm on behalf of the Prine family — John died today at Vanderbilt…MORE

Stephen Colbert needs a haircut, too

Stephen Colbert needs a haircut, too

Stephen Colbert feels your at-home hair troubles. After several weeks of abiding by the order to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic, Colbert showed off his overgrown locks in a photo shared on Twitter. “I might need a haircut #HeatMiser,” he wrote, a reference to a character in the 1974 film “The Year Without A…MORE

Jim Gaffigan and his wife are trying to feed New York’s front line

Jim Gaffigan and his wife are trying to feed New York’s front line

There’s a hospital in New York that holds a very special place in the hearts of comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife, Jeannie Gaffigan. Manhattan’s Mt. Sinai Hospital is where Jeannie had a near-fatal brain tumor removed in 2017. She credits her life to the doctors and nurses there, which is why she and her…MORE

‘Modern Family’ signs off amid a crisis, like ‘The Cosby Show’ did in 1992

‘Modern Family’ signs off amid a crisis, like ‘The Cosby Show’ did in 1992

“Modern Family” says goodbye Wednesday night, with the Emmy-winning sitcom’s series finale offering a potential welcome distraction from unsettling current events. Just as another family comedy, “The Cosby Show,” did almost 30 years ago. “Modern Family,” the ABC series, will air a final one-hour episode — following a retrospective of the program’s 11-year, 250-episode run…MORE

Comedians find new ways to their audience amid the coronavirus outbreak

Comedians find new ways to their audience amid the coronavirus outbreak

The jokes are still out there just waiting to be heard. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the biggest names in comedy united on April 4 to livestream material and raise money for newer comics whose gigs are now gone Marc Maron, Ray Romano, Whitney Cummings, Adam Sandler, Nikki Glaser and Patton Oswalt were just a…MORE

‘At Home With Olaf’ arrives just in time to warm our lonely hearts

‘At Home With Olaf’ arrives just in time to warm our lonely hearts

Disney Animation is debuting a series of weekly animated shorts called, “At Home With Olaf.” Starring the snowman from “Frozen,” Hyrum Osmond animated the series, while Josh Gad resumed his role as the voice of Olaf. Both are working from their homes, Gad revealed on Twitter. Gad said that Jennifer Lee, the head of Disney…MORE

Demi Moore, Bruce Willis and their kids post matching pajama pic from isolation

Demi Moore, Bruce Willis and their kids post matching pajama pic from isolation

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore are showing us how to self-isolate in style. The actors posed for a photo wearing matching pajamas alongside their daughter, Scout Willis and her sister, Tallulah Willis’ boyfriend, Dillon Buss. Tallulah captioned the photo, “chaotic neutral.” Even the dog had its own matching green striped top. In one of her…MORE