• Melanie Brown, left, and Stephen Belafonte arrive at Red Nose Day at Universal Studios on Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Universal City, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    NBC’s ‘Red Nose Day Special’ promises many stars

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — NBC’s “Red Nose Day Special” mixed comedy and musical performances with heartfelt pleas for children in need, raising more than $30 million.

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  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, Oprah Winfrey addresses an audience after accepting the W.E.B. Du Bois medal during ceremonies, on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Winfrey unveiled the first episode of her new series “Greenleaf” Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at a private screening at Soho House in West Hollywood, Calif. The show, which follows the personal dramas and questionable ethics of a family at the center of a Memphis mega-church, is set to premiere next month on Winfrey’s namesake network. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

    Winfrey explores megachurch drama in OWN drama ‘Greenleaf’

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s latest project as both producer and actress continues her exploration of religion and spirituality.

  • This image released by Disney shows Elizabeth Olsen, left, Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan in a scene from Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War." The film  is poised to become the highest grossing film of the year in a matter of days, and has already earned over $1 billion worldwide.  (Disney/Marvel via AP)

    GLAAD responds to #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Captain America snags a kiss from Sharon Carter in the latest Marvel pic, “Captain America: Civil War,” but many fans are wishing it was from someone else — specifically, a man.

  • In this March 22, 1962 file photo, actor Alan Young poses with the "Mister Ed," horse. Young died Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was 96. (AP Photo, File)

    Alan Young, star of 1960s sitcom ‘Mr. Ed,’ dies at 96

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom “Mister Ed,” has died, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. He was 96.

  • In this April 13, 2016 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant smiles during the first half of Bryant's last NBA basketball game, against the Utah Jazz in Los Angeles. Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company. One month after retiring from the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers star has a new daily routine. "I get up early and I train and I work out. Then I go to the office," Bryant said in an interview Wednesday, May 18, 2016.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

    Entering Hollywood, Kobe Bryant gets advice from Spielberg

    BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Kobe Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company.