- ABC's 'Scandal' reduced to 18 episodes this season
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC says it will air four fewer episodes of "Scandal" than planned this season.
- Fawcett portrait worth $12M, expert tells jury
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett currently held by actor Ryan O'Neal is worth an estimated $12 million, an appraiser told a jury Friday.
- Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly $1M
NEW YORK (AP) — Like Elvis' no-hips-allowed appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," or the Beatles' arrival in America, or Woodstock, it is considered one of the milestone moments in rock history: Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
- Mandela film shifts from tribute to eulogy
NEW YORK (AP) — With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the sweeping biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" transforms in the midst of its theatrical release from a living tribute to a big-screen eulogy.
- Maya Angelou mourns longtime friend Nelson Mandela
NEW YORK (AP) — Maya Angelou, who first met Nelson Mandela in the early 1960s, praised him as a great man worthy of comparison to another icon she knew, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
- Could it be the year newcomers dominate Grammys?
Not a lot of fans knew who Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Lorde were when last we gathered a year ago to celebrate music with the Grammy Award nominations.
- Urban, Miguel prepare for Grammy nomination duet
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a few tries, but Keith Urban and Miguel finally got into a groove while preparing for their upcoming collaboration at Friday's Grammy nominations concert.
- Banksy mural fetches $209K at California auction
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction.
- 'Sound of Music' alive for 18.5 million viewers
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Sound of Music" has the sound of a hit for NBC.
- Famed door-to-door salesman Bill Porter dies at 81
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.