• Dax Shepard takes “CHIPS” from primetime to “Bad Boys”

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dax Shepard was only 2 when “CHiPs” started airing on NBC and 8 by the time the popular series about the California Highway Patrol ended. He remembers the show — the sunshine, the motorcycles, the diversity (there weren’t many Latinos in his hometown of Detroit). It was like a vacation from the greyness every night on prime time.

  • CBS pilot ‘Mission Control’ to begin Albuquerque production

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new television pilot starring “Without a Trace” actress Poppy Montgomery is set to begin production in Albuquerque.

  • ‘Beauty and the Beast’ roars with monstrous $170M debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — Disney’s live-action “Beauty” was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies.

  • Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

    TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.