Entertainment

In Seismic Shift, Warner Bros. to Stream All 2021 Films

NEW YORK — In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate — including a new “Matrix” movie, “Godzilla vs. Kong” and the Lin-Manuel Miranda adaptation “In the ...

The Pandemic Is Changing Hollywood, Maybe Forever

NEW YORK — “No New ‘Movies’ Till Influenza Ends” blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding. A century later, during another pandemic, mo...

Ken Jennings Will Be First Interim ‘Jeopardy!’ Host

NEW YORK — “Jeopardy!” record-holder Ken Jennings will be the first in a series of interim hosts replacing Alex Trebek when the show resumes production next Monday. Producers announced Monday that Jennings, who won 74 games in a row and claimed the show's “...

Trebek Brought Consensus, Class to a Nation in Need of Both

LOS ANGELES — In a politically torn, culturally divided and socially splintered America, there was one thing nearly everyone could agree on: Alex Trebek was awesome. For 36 years, the “Jeopardy!" host was a figure of consensus in an era that increasingly la...

Judge Judy is Taking Her Gavel to Amazon Streaming

LOS ANGELES — Everyone's going to streaming, including Judge Judy. The broadcast television staple's next act will be with IMDb TV, Amazon's free digital service. Judith Sheindlin, whose long-running syndicated courtroom show “Judge Judy” will end productio...
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