Loughlin, Giannulli plead in college scam but await fate
LOS ANGELES — The first new TV season of the coronavirus era is facing an understandably shaky start that comes with a tacit disclaimer: The comedy and drama series being trumpeted for fall 2020 and beyond will air — if they get made.
PHILADELPHIA — The Brazilian exchange student made one request of his host before his study abroad semester was cut short and he returned home to Sao Paulo:
LOS ANGELES — The character Beverly Goldberg on ABC’s hit comedy series “The Goldbergs” can elicit laughter before she even speaks, thanks to the over-the-top outfits that are a love letter to the mother of the show’s creator and to 1980s fashion.
NEW YORK — There was a time not too long ago when Broadway star Ben Platt was interviewed by a monster. A perfectly nice monster, of course. It was Elmo.
NEW YORK (AP) — In 2014, songmaster Dr. Luke had logged his 16th No. 1 with Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” solidifying his place as pop music’s reigning prince of hits, a throne that could only be challenged by one another person — his mentor Max Martin. He seemed unstoppable.
Devastated after her graduate recital was canceled due to coronavirus concerns, Brooke Mead nearly gave up. Faced with recording the concert alone, at home, the 23-year-old viola student stopped practicing altogether.
LOS ANGELES (AP)— Director Lee Daniels talked about past drug use and urged people not to give into the temptation to abuse drugs during the coronavirus pandemic, saying “You are not alone.” Actress Eva Longoria said the pandemic is giving the world a chance to reset itself, and praised heal…
LOS ANGELES — Josh Gad had a notion about what might soothe the kid in him during a scary time and maybe do the same for others. The actor got to work organizing an online reunion of the cast and creators of the 1985 movie “The Goonies,” which quickly tallied a million-plus views.
NEW YORK — Getting the Beastie Boys’ Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and longtime collaborator and friend, Spike Jonze, together during normal times would be full of jokes, playful banter and overall fun.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s San Diego Comic-Con has been canceled due to coronavirus-related restrictions around large gatherings. Organizers say they are planning for the festival to return in July 2021.
NEW YORK (AP)— The Walt Disney Co. on Friday overhauled its release schedule by moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies, announcing a new one for the live-action adaption of “Mulan” and pushing one movie, “Artemis Fowl,” to Disney Plus, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
This Week's Circulars
- Local nursing home reports 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases
- 'Amazed to be alive': Kokomo man with COVID survives 12 days on ventilator
- FCA restarting Kokomo, Tipton plants next Tuesday
- Prayers4Taylor: Community rallies around teenager injured in crash
- Local schools unveil graduation plans
- 1 rescued in Monday morning fire
- Tipton man arrested in fatal hit-and-run
- Miami County 4-H Fair to be held virtually
- Senior spotlight: Eastern's Victoria Leeder
- College spotlight: Saint Francis' Lexy Sanders