‘Squid Game’ actor indicted over indecent assault charges

South Korean actor Oh Young-soo speaks during a press conference at the Welcome Daehakro Festival 2022 in Seoul, South Korea, Sept. 21, 2022. Award-winning “Squid Game” actor Oh will stand trial on charges of indecent assault after a woman accused him of inappropriately touching her in 2017, a South Korean court said. (Park Jin-hee/Newsis via … Read more

A Royal Grand Design, review: a cheering look at the King’s special project

We were introduced to the many craftspeople and conservators involved in the project, and also saw the King’s attention to the little details. He had ideas for the precise size of brick to be used in the construction of the belvedere, and for the wyvern design to be used in the decoration. He commissioned a … Read more

The Traitors, review: a moreish feast of smiling assassins and back-stabbers

It is fiendishly tricky to concoct an entertainment format. Often a new idea will take on the perverse appearance of a Frankenstein’s monster, with random body parts of old shows sewn together on a slab. Just recently Unbreakable grimly bolted Mr and Mrs onto It’s a Knockout, while the misconceived Make Me Prime Minister welded … Read more

‘Epic Adventures With Bertie Gregory’ shows viewers behind the scenes of a nature docuseries

NEW YORK CITY — His friends are lions and leopards, sea lions, and seals. Explorer Bertie Gregory introduces us to them on his National Geographic show, “Epic Adventures With Bertie Gregory.” The series takes the 27-year-old host and cameraman to the four corners of the earth, and the result is informative and highly entertaining. Viewers … Read more

AMC Networks CEO Christina Spade exits after less than 3 months as company warns of mass layoffs

AMC Networks CEO Christina Spade stepped down Tuesday after less than three months on the job — just moments before the company sent out a memo warning employees of mass layoffs. Spade had taken the helm of the cable-TV channel — which isn’t related to the struggling movie-theater chain AMC — in early September. AMC … Read more

Prolific supporting Clarence Gilyard Jr. dies at 66

NEW YORK — Clarence Gilyard Jr., a popular supporting actor whose credits include the blockbuster films “Die Hard” and “Top Gun” and the hit television series “Matlock” and “Walker, Texas Ranger,” has died at age 66. His death was announced this week by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he taught stage and screen … Read more

New to streaming this week: ‘Riches,’ Robert Downey Sr. and BTS’ RM

This week’s new entertainment releases include a solo album from BTS’s RM, the return of the holiday display TV contest “The Great Christmas Light Fight” and Tilda Swinton starring in the ghost story “The Eternal Daughter.” Movies • Robert Downey Jr. affectionately pays tribute to this late father, Robert Downey Sr. in “Sr.,” an intimate … Read more

We Are Not Alone, review: alien sitcom has out of this world talent but earthbound jokes

We Are Not Alone (Dave) is a new comedy from Ghosts‘ Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond based on a funny premise. Aliens have invaded Earth and the ones that landed in Britain have chosen to base themselves in “the geographical centre of the land mass”: that’s Clitheroe, the tiny town in Lancashire.  To be exact, … Read more

On The Red Carpet: Get ready for a music-filled December to elevate your holiday season

Get ready for a music-filled December to close out 2023. On The Red Carpet is showing you some of the best movies, TV shows and music to elevate your holiday season, and there’s something for Disney fans, Broadway fans, country music fans and so much more. We’ll show you the new movies coming in December, … Read more

Strictly Come Dancing 2022 week 10 results, live: Helen Skelton and Ellie Taylor are in danger

The week after Blackpool is generally a bit of a comedown – but this was quite extreme even by Strictly standards. Last night saw Craig Revel Horwood resorting to his 5 paddle (twice), plus several irritable spats among the panel. I landed somewhere in the middle: I felt Revel Horwood was plain cruel to several … Read more