• 'Downton's' Maggie Smith asks Jimmy Kimmel where her Emmy is
'Downton's' Maggie Smith asks Jimmy Kimmel where her Emmy is

Joanne Froggatt, who played lady's maid Anna Bates (née Anna Smith), shared that she would love to do a movie and confirmed that the feeling was mutual among her co-stars. "It couldn't go on and on, it just didn't make sense". She's Downton Absent is what she is. "Why do we keep nominating this woman?" "It's called the Maggie Smith Rule", he jo...

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  • Nate Parker walks out of interview following reporter's rape trial question
Nate Parker walks out of interview following reporter's rape trial question

Ownership of the critically acclaimed Nat Turner biopic has been a thorny issue in recent months for Parker and Fox Searchlight, which bought the buzzy The Birth of a Nation in a pricey acquisition at Sundance with eyes on the Academy Awards-only to find the film's awards hopes and commercial prospects jeopardized by the resurfacing of the sexual ...

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  • WWE SmackDown results 20 September: Did John Cena beat Dean Ambrose?
WWE SmackDown results 20 September: Did John Cena beat Dean Ambrose?

Jack Swagger, who was positioned at the commentator's table, got a stare down from the victor at the end of the contest. After assaulting Crews at the ring post, Corbin hits the End of Days to end the match. Blind and disoriented, Ziggler was easy prey for The Miz as he locked in the Skull-crushing Finale to retain his Intercontinental Champi...

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  • Portland Metro Wednesday Weather: Patchy fog early; partly sunny for the afternoon
Portland Metro Wednesday Weather: Patchy fog early; partly sunny for the afternoon

Latest indications are a few showers and storms may develop in the afternoon and if this were to happen there is a risk of strong or even severe storms but chances are small. Highs will be in the mid 80s Saturday with mid 70s Sunday although could easily be cooler with rain lasting through much of the day. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

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  • Holland Taylor 'swooning' after partner Sarah Paulson wins her first Emmy
Holland Taylor 'swooning' after partner Sarah Paulson wins her first Emmy

Paulson also thanked Clark, who she brought to the Emmys, and apologized to her for having a two-dimensional view of the prosecutor before signing on to play her onscreen. One person understood the odd coincidence of ending up back where it all started, after a circuitous and sometimes torturous route. This is not the sort of thing you hear chanted...

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  • Nawaz Sharif consults Pakistan Army Chief over Kashmir
Nawaz Sharif consults Pakistan Army Chief over Kashmir

Insisting that peace and normalisation between Pakistan and India can not be achieved without a resolution of the Kashmir dispute, Mr. Sharif said "Indian brutalities [in Kashmir] are well documented" and that Pakistan would share with the Secretary General evidence of "violations of human rights" in J&K.

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  • 'Star Trek' fans will like these sci-fi Facebook reaction buttons
'Star Trek' fans will like these sci-fi Facebook reaction buttons

Arriving at the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise, it's a tribute to both iconic Trek character Mr. Spock and to Leonard Nimoy, the actor who created him half a century ago. Fifty years ago Thursday Gene Roddenberry's visionary TV series " Star Trek " debuted on NBC. After updating the "Like" button to a set of emotional reactio...

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  • Rogue One, could we see some Stormtroopers with jetpacks in the movie?
Rogue One, could we see some Stormtroopers with jetpacks in the movie?

According to website Slashfilm , Disney CEO Bob Iger warned those in attendance at a New York Goldman Sachs conference, that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story would not be the box office juggernaut that Star Wars: The Force Awakens was.

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  • The Weeknd Unveils Album Cover for Forthcoming LP,
The Weeknd Unveils Album Cover for Forthcoming LP, "Starboy"

He even deleted his last post which had the cryptic message "This is my last post before the new era". Happy birthday to the legend @lamarctaylor, wouldn't be here without the vision.

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  • Kiefer Sutherland in 'Designated Survivor'
Kiefer Sutherland in 'Designated Survivor'

The Kiefer Sutherland headed series s set up in this first stage, as the events of this pilot lead the way for what is to follow by eliminating much of America's government, leaving Sutherland's Tom Kirkland as the highest ranking official and the new President of the United States .

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  • Rami Malek Wins First Emmy of His Career for 'Mr. Robot'
Rami Malek Wins First Emmy of His Career for 'Mr. Robot'

After his win, he echoed fellow Emmy winners' calls for more opportunities for more minority actors and actresses in Hollywood. Courtney B Vance and Sterling K Brown, who both appeared in The People vs OJ Simpson, won the best leading actor and supporting actor in a limited series categories respectively.

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  • Tatiana Maslany Wins Outstanding Lead Actress Drama at the 2016 Emmys
Tatiana Maslany Wins Outstanding Lead Actress Drama at the 2016 Emmys

Henson (Empire), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Claire Danes (Homeland ), and Keri Russell (The Americans) and was stunned to scoop the crown when faced with such stiff competition. Maslany admits she may have been more numb to the event previous year, because it was all still new to her, and she also suggests that she and boyfriend Tom Cullen w...

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  • With Donald Trump's Birther Spin, He's Crossed A Line
With Donald Trump's Birther Spin, He's Crossed A Line

After playing video of Trump saying he "finished" the birther controversy, Colbert went off. Seth might not be inviting Trump to his studio any time soon, but he will certainly get better feedback than the late night host with whom he shares a network home.

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  • Daniel Radcliffe talks Trump and racism in Hollywood
Daniel Radcliffe talks Trump and racism in Hollywood

In the 27-year-old's latest film he plays an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who goes undercover to infiltrate a neo-Nazi organization. Radcliffe, who sits on the panel that chooses Oscar winners, said it is "pretty undeniable" that Hollywood is racist.

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  • Reports Say Hornibrook Will Start For Badgers
Reports Say Hornibrook Will Start For Badgers

Lead tailback Corey Clement is listed as questionable for Michigan State with a sore left ankle that he injured two weeks ago against Akron. "Really what I told them is very consistent with what I've told them all along and have been telling everyone", Chryst said.

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  • Marvel's next Star Wars interlude comic tackles legendary Jedi master Yoda
Marvel's next Star Wars interlude comic tackles legendary Jedi master Yoda

Yoda's years as a younger Jedi knight will be explored by Star Wars comics' Jason Aaron. Appearing in Issue #26 of the ongoing "Star Wars" comic book series, the story will see Luke Skywalker coming across Obi-Wan's old manuscripts.... Who can pose a threat to Yoda? "We do get a brief appearance by Qui-Gon and young Obi-Wan, so that'll probab...

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  • Priyanka Chopra, Tom Hiddleston get flirty at Emmys after-party
Priyanka Chopra, Tom Hiddleston get flirty at Emmys after-party

Taylor Swift and the British actor Tom Hiddleston broke up two weeks ago after a brief but completely public summer relationship. According to an E!News source, Chopra and Hiddleston were flirting with each other at the Emmys after-party.

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  • Presidential politics plays big role at Emmy Awards
Presidential politics plays big role at Emmy Awards

Burnett, who later accepted the best reality series Emmy for " The Voice ", joked on stage that he had just received a call from Clinton criticizing Kimmel for giving Trump "free publicity on ABC". Driving the limo, by the way, was Jeb Bush, who admitted he's between jobs right now and needs the work. Kimmel asked Marcia Clark, who attended the cer...

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  • Laverne Cox At Emmys: 'Give Trans Talent A Shot'
Laverne Cox At Emmys: 'Give Trans Talent A Shot'

Give them their stories". "I would not be unhappy were I the last cisgender male to play a female transgender character on TV", he concluded. "We have work to do". "And the world changes", she said . And finally, surprise victor Rami Malek (who is of Egyptian descent) became the first actor of color to win the Lead Drama Actor prize in 18 ...

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  • NJ bar owner found bombing suspect sleeping in doorway
NJ bar owner found bombing suspect sleeping in doorway

Rahami was wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of NY and the New Jersey shore town of Seaside Park. Ahmad Khan Rahami , 28, is undergoing surgery for a gunshot wound. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity, said Rahami was not believed to be on...

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