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Australian screen stars come out for AACTA

Damon Herriman poses for a portrait to promote the film "Judy and Punch" at the Salesforce Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP) The stars of Australia's large and small screens will honour the best in the business...

Mental As Anything's 'Greedy' Smith dies

Greedy Smith, Mental As Anything perform at the Lakeside Twilights, Ballarat 6th December 2014 (AAP Image/Noise11/Mandy Hall) Mental As Anything founding member and songwriter Andrew "Greedy" Smith has died after suffering a heart attack in his car. He was aged 63. Band manager Grant Bartlett on Tuesday confirmed to AAP that Smith...

Show 'about as bad as it gets' for Andrew

Panorama's investigation into sex allegations surrounding the Duke of York is "about as bad as it gets for Andrew", one royal writer says. The BBC has just aired an explosive interview with Prince Andrew's accuser Virginia Giuffre. #TMS7 pic.twitter.com/LVb91Ao5e0 — The Morning Show (@morningshowon7) December 2, 2019 Penny Junor says the duke's accuser,...

'Existential' picked as word of the year

Climate change, gun violence, the very nature of democracy and an angst-ridden little movie star called Forky helped propel "existential" to Dictionary.com's word of the year. The choice reflects months of high-stakes threats and crises, real and pondered, across the news, the world and throughout 2019. "In our data, it speaks to...

Veteran Will & Grace actress dies at 83

In this Nov. 8, 2002, file photo, actress Shelley Morrison arrives to the NBC's television series "Will & Grace," 100th episode celebration at the Falcon restaurant in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)  Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing...

Girl group Pussycat Dolls reunite for tour

The Pussycat Dolls (left to right) Kimberly Wyatt, Jessica Sutta, Nicole Scherzinger, Ashley Roberts and Carmit Bachar, have announced a reunion tour of the UK and Ireland in April 2020 - 10 years since their split (Live Nation/PA Wire) Chart-topping girl group The Pussycat Dolls are reuniting nine years after their...

Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sex charges

Aug. 26, 2019, photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives in court in New York.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan A New York judge has rejected Harvey Weinstein's bid to throw out the most serious charges in his sexual assault case. The former high-powered Hollywood producer is accused of raping a woman in 2013 and performing a...

Clive James - his life and times

File photo dated 21/06/96 of Liza Minnelli with interviewer Clive James for the recording of the Clive James Show. Photo credit: Neil Munns/PA Wire THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CLIVE JAMES, WHO DIED ON NOVEMBER 24: EARLY LIFE * Born October 7, 1939, named Vivien Leopold James. He later changed his name to...

Sophie Monk brings own wind to red carpet

Sophie Monk arrives at the 33rd Annual ARIA Music Awards at The Star in Sydney, Wednesday, November 27, 2019. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett)  Australian music's night of nights may be peppered with big international acts but it was Bryon Bay local Tones And I who was the name on everyone's lips on...

Tones, Halsey light up ARIAs red carpet

Halsey arrives at the 33rd Annual ARIA Music Awards at The Star in Sydney, Wednesday, November 27, 2019. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) Australian music's night of nights may be peppered with big international acts but the focus remains on the nation's talent earning their recognition at home. The 33rd ARIA Awards kicked off...