Entertainment News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=507 Entertainment News 2014-12-18T08:26:08Z Entertainment News Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Globe nominations for musical or comedy film BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best musical or comedy film have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Golden Globe nominations for TV drama series BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best television drama series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Globe nominations for TV comedy series actor The Golden Globe nominations for best actor in a television comedy series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Golden Globe nominations for TV comedy series BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best television comedy series have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Golden Globe nominations for animated film BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best animated film have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. N Korea-linked Sony hack may be costliest ever NEW YORK (AP) — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business. Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack Sony Pictures cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers, as US investigators reportedly blamed Pyongyang for a damaging cyber-raid on the movie giant. The dramatic action came as several US media outlets reported that investigators now believe North Korea was behind the devastating cyber-attack that saw hackers gain access to a trove of internal Sony documents and unreleased movies. "In light of the decision by the majority of our (theater) exhibitors not to show the film 'The Interview,' we have decided not to move forward with the planned December 25 theatrical release," Sony said in a statement. "Sony Pictures has no further release plans for the film," a spokesman added to AFP, suggesting -- though not confirming -- the film will not even be released on DVD or in other formats. Sony emails show a studio ripe for hacking WASHINGTON (AP) — In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages it blamed on software flaws and incompetent technical staffers who weren't paying attention, even as hackers targeted executives to trick them into revealing their online credentials. AP source: North Korea linked to Sony hacking WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that exposed sensitive documents and ultimately led to terrorist threats against moviegoers. Vegas hotelier faces gambling commission scrutiny LAS VEGAS (AP) — The man who started a hospitality empire with a Los Angeles nightclub and turned the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip into a hipper, sleeker destination is facing questions for the second time this month from gambling regulators about his cocaine use and questionable business dealings. NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug charges NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name of Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed in court. How Kim Jong Un became the target of 'The Interview' NEW YORK (AP) — A few weeks ago, when a freshly stoned Seth Rogen sat down for a lunch interview about "The Interview," the likelihood of trouble seemed remote. Nightlife king faces queries from gaming regulator LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Los Angeles nightlife entrepreneur who revamped Las Vegas' Sahara Hotel and Casino into a hipper, sleeker destination is getting ready to defend his past again so he can obtain a Nevada gambling license after admitting recent cocaine use and explaining his curious business dealings with felons. AP source: US probe links NKorea to Sony hacking WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that exposed sensitive documents and ultimately led to terrorist threats against moviegoers. Sony cancels 'The Interview' amid terror hack threats NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview." $10 million in stolen Los Angeles art recovered LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have recovered $10 million worth of art — including paintings by Chagall and Diego Rivera — that were stolen in one of Los Angeles' largest art heists. Stolen emails reveal lapses in Sony security practices WASHINGTON (AP) — In the weeks before hackers broke into Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio suffered significant technology outages it blamed on software flaws and incompetent technical staffers who weren't paying attention, even as hackers targeted executives to trick them into revealing their online credentials. Film students to play role in Academy Awards show LOS ANGELES (AP) — As many as six aspiring filmmakers will appear in next year's Academy Awards ceremony, and Channing Tatum will help them get there. Stars and others react to 'Interview' cancellation LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars, politicians and pundits are weighing in on Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision Wednesday to cancel the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview," the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy at the center of the North Korean cyberattack that has seen thousands of Sony's private documents and other proprietary materials released online: Obama says people should 'go to the movies' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration is taking the cyberattack against Sony studios seriously. He says people should "go to the movies." Canadian chain postpones 'The Interview' showings TORONTO (AP) — Canada's dominant theater chain has postponed its planned showings of the film "The Interview." NYC rapper Bobby Shmurda arrested in drug case NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper was among several people arrested Wednesday in an investigation into a series of gang-related shootings and drug trafficking in the city. Bon Iver frontman to curate new festival The frontman of Bon Iver, who won critical acclaim for his emotionally resonant indie folk rock, has announced a festival that promises to throw a spotlight on new music. Justin Vernon announced the inaugural festival to take place on July 17-18 in his hometown of Eau Claire in the Upper Midwestern state of Wisconsin, known for its scenic landscape of forest, rivers and lakes. The AP picks its Top 10 theater of 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — This year's best-in-theater list includes a musical with multiple murders, another with a cross-dressing German, one that's set in a decadent Berlin nightclub, the revival of an America masterpiece and we celebrate someone who broke an important barrier. Our Top 10 list of the best in theater in 2014: Broadway seeks a new Carole King with open auditions NEW YORK (AP) — If you think you can sing "It's Too Late" and "So Far Away" like Carole King, some Broadway producers would like to hear from you. Sony Pictures cancels Dec. 25 release of 'The Interview' NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures cancels Dec. 25 release of 'The Interview' . NYC premiere of Rogen film canceled as threats fly NEW YORK (AP) — The blow that the hacking attack has dealt Sony is spreading beyond the entertainment corporation itself to theater chains and movie goers alike. And the financial toll is adding up too. Van Zandt fretted directing Springsteen in 'Lilyhammer' NEW YORK (AP) — It's always a bit uncomfortable having to tell your boss what to do. Eric Idle brings 'Not the Messiah' to Carnegie Hall NEW YORK (AP) — And now for something completely different. AMC, Regal movie theaters won't show 'The Interview,' terrorist threats cited NEW YORK (AP) — AMC, Regal movie theaters won't show 'The Interview,' terrorist threats cited. Stanford aims to bring player pianos back to life STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford University wants to unlock the secrets of the player piano, which brought recorded music into living rooms long before there were cassettes, compact discs or iPods. Churchill painting sells for record $2.8 million LONDON (AP) — A painting by Winston Churchill of the fishpond at his rural home has sold for just under 1.8 million pounds ($2.8 million), almost double the previous record for his work. Verona's Arena to get $17.5 million restoration MILAN (AP) — Verona's famed Roman amphitheater, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures. The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn't stopped them from showing up on college campuses. Fraternity suspended over 'Beyonce' holiday card PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A University of Pennsylvania fraternity has been suspended pending an investigation into a holiday card showing the mostly white group posing with what it says was a Beyoncé sex doll. Dish adds Netflix app to some of its set-top boxes NEW YORK (AP) — Dish is making it easier to watch video from an online rival, Netflix. Review: 'The Hobbit' wraps with a Middle-earth melee With a sum total of 1,032 minutes, Peter Jackson's six J.R.R. Tolkien films have earned more than $5 billion worldwide. They have made New Zealand synonymous with Middle-earth. And they have slaughtered enough orcs to constitute genocide. Richard C. Hottelet, last of original 'Murrow's Boys,' dies HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Richard C. 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