• In this March 12, 2016 file photo, actor Bob Odenkirk attends the 33rd Annual Paleyfest: "Better Call Saul" in Los Angeles. Odenkirk has a book deal to write essays about his life and comic journey. Random House announced Wednesday, Aug. 24, that the still-untitled book will explore  Odenkirk’s career working at Chicago’s Second City to writing and acting on “Saturday Night Live,” “Late Night with Conan O'Brien,” “Mr. Show,” “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Bob Odenkirk to write a book of essays about his life

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk has nabbed a book deal to write essays about his life and comic journey.

  • In this Aug. 18, 2016 photo, Henry Winkler poses for a portrait at his home in Los Angeles. Winkler stars with George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner in "Better Late Than Never," a four-episode reality series documenting their 35-day trip  through Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Henry Winkler bonds with icons in new show, dreams of Tony

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — During an hour-long chat at his Los Angeles home, Henry Winkler does impressions of George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner (his co-stars in the new NBC reality series “Better Late Than Never”), walks like a ninja who suddenly sports jazz hands, and improvises a scene as the intolerant acting coach he plays in a new HBO comedy.

  • In this Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears as the Nintendo game character Super Mario during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Abe's brief but show-stopping appearance as Super Mario offered a glimpse at Tokyo's plans for the 2020 games. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP, File)

    AP Explains: Super Mario’s global appeal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Take that, Pokemon. On Sunday, the Japanese prime minister turned up at the Olympics closing ceremonies to promote the 2020 Tokyo games dressed up as Mario , the eponymous hero of the popular video game series created in 1985.

  • In this Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears as the Nintendo game character Super Mario during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Abe's brief but show-stopping appearance as Super Mario offered a glimpse at Tokyo's plans for the 2020 games. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP, File)

    AP Explains: Super Mario’s global appeal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Take that, Pokemon. On Sunday, the Japanese prime minister turned up at the Olympics closing ceremonies to promote the 2020 Tokyo games dressed up as Mario , the eponymous hero of the popular video game series created in 1985.