Music industry revenues grew at a faster pace in 2016 than the prior year — helped out by rapper Drake, the year’s best-selling artist, and by continued growth in streaming, The Post has learned.
It’s a good time to be a woman on TV — in premium scripted dramas, at least. In the past several months, we have been treated to a rich display of actresses playing wonderfully complex roles in three distinct series: the California moms of “Big Little Lies,” the Hollywood survivors of “Feud” and this week,...
The 16th annual Tribeca Film Festival is barely under way, but movie buffs are already psyched about its closing on April 29 with back-to-back screenings of “The Godfather” and “The Godfather Part II,” our Richard Morgan reports.
She’s a lean, mean, money making machine. When it was revealed in March that Arianny Celeste — the UFC’s most tenured ring girl, with 11 years under her belt — is worth more than a million dollars, jaws dropped.
The Broadway play “Oslo” inspires many things: a deeper interest in the Mideast; admiration for two Norwegian peacemakers — and an uncontrollable craving for waffles. Palestinian and Israeli negotiators are at each other’s throats when a housekeeper walks in with a trayful of them.
April 25 marks the two-year anniversary of the violent 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal, triggering deadly landslides and avalanches across the country that killed approximately 9,000 people. The hour-long documentary “Nightmare on Everest,” premiering Monday at 9 p.m.
Sparks flew on Thursday night — and not just between the newlyweds.
The hottest show on Broadway is sold out every single night. There is a thrilling standing ovation smack dab in the middle of the second act. And normal people are paying nearly $800 a pop to sit in the theater’s premium seats.
One year on from Prince’s death, the grieving process is still continuing for his fans, friends and family — and also for his band. The Revolution played alongside the Minnesotan (who died at 57 on April 21, 2016, of an opioid overdose) in various forms between 1979 and 1986.
Disney’s documentary “Born in China,” out Friday, takes audiences into that country’s most inaccessible landscapes to get very close to cuddly creatures. But capturing cuteness in the wild isn’t as easy as it looks.
By day, Chyler Leigh plays Alex Danvers on The CW’s “Supergirl.” By night, she sings with East of Eli, her husband Nathan West’s band that’s performing in New York at Pianos (Tuesday night) and The Knitting Factory (Thursday night).
Nearly 50 years after Frank Serpico exposed endemic corruption in the New York City Police Department, his name still divides people. For some, especially those on the left, Serpico is a whistleblower — a brave loner who took on a sinister system.
When Amanda Serrano graduated from Bushwick High School ten years ago, she wasn’t busy filling out college applications or chasing boys in her Brooklyn neighborhood. The Puerto Rican born Serrano had seen her older sister Cindy become an accomplished boxer and decided to follow in her footsteps.
Michael Nesmith is best known as one of The Monkees, a manufactured rock group that struggled to be accepted as a real band. But Nesmith’s new memoir, “Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff” (Crown Archetype), presents a far more interesting person — and entrepreneur — than just a stand-in for a real musician.
The true story of two escaped killers on the loose isn’t exactly funny — but Lifetime’s “New York Prison Break: The Seduction of Joyce Mitchell,” does have its campy moments.
The Handmaid’s Tale Wednesday, 3 p.m., Hulu Women have no rights in the land of Gilead, the dystopian state seen in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” a new series based on Margaret Atwood’s chilling 1985 best-seller.
As their children grow up, most parents are forced to endure watching Disney films with their little ones. And the colorful fairy-tale movies appear to be the perfect family friendly viewing for youngsters.
In 1976, just as his career as a pop superstar was taking off, Barry Manilow moved into an apartment in the San Remo on Central Park West. His neighbor was Broadway’s Fred Ebb, the lyricist who, with composer John Kander, wrote “Cabaret” and “Chicago.” Through the wall in one of his bathrooms, Manilow could hear...
“Game of Thrones” is coming! HBO released photos from the hit fantasy show’s hotly anticipated seventh season today, offering a few tantalizing tidbits about the next seven episodes. Littlefinger (Aidan Gillen) and Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) still seem to be conspiring together, while Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) and their entourage appear...
When film director Rachel Israel was casting her love story about a couple with autism, she auditioned about 100 women for the leading role of Sarah — a quirky, confident type who does not let her disability hold her back.
NBC’s new sitcom “Great News” is something of a family affair. The Tina Fey-produced workplace comedy centers on Katie Wendelson (Briga Heelan), a 30-year-old producer at New Jersey-based cable news show “The Breakdown,” whose overly-involved mother Carol (Andrea Martin) decides to take an internship at her daughter’s office.
If not now, when? That’s what Geoffrey Rush says he asked himself when Ron Howard wanted him to play Albert Einstein in a new National Geographic Channel anthology series called “Genius.” “It’s one of those roles where at first you went, ‘It’s too hard,’ ” Rush says.
The new Netflix show “Girlboss” promised fun, fashion and feminism. The series, which premiered Friday, is loosely based on the “#Girlboss” book by Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso. The show had been hailed by publications like Glamour for refusing to dilute its feminist message, and Business Insider once praised Amoruso herself for “making feminism cool...
There’s no shame in holding on to your old records and busted-up record player anymore — the vinyl revival hit new heights last year. In the US in 2016, vinyl sales rose 26 percent from the year before.
Bill Nye is trying to change the world — one science-themed project at a time. The first book in his new series for kids, “Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World,” was released early this month, and his Netflix talk show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” dropped Friday.
PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia storefront featured prominently in the “Rocky” films has been demolished. The building was home to the fictional pet store where Rocky courted his eventual wife, Adrian.
In her lengthy career in the public eye, Oprah Winfrey has brought several passion projects to television (“The Women of Brewster Place,” “Before Women Had Wings”), but “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” is in a class by itself.
There’s nothing like a major news event anniversary to spur a deluge of retrospective programming — and TV networks are going all-in to mark 25 years since the 1992 LA riots.
Benjamin Braddock needn’t have worried about his future: Fifty years on, Dustin Hoffman’s nebbishy Ben is forever 21, thanks to “The Graduate.” Mike Nichols’ 1967 film not only made Hoffman a star — it redefined the look of Hollywood’s leading men.
For a bad movie, this one is an awful lot of fun. Arriving 25 years after psychotic-bitch flicks went out of fashion, it casts Katherine Heigl in the role she was born to play.