Broadway Utica

Jon Lind, A&R Exec and Writer of Hits for Earth,

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Jon Lind, writer of hits for Earth, Wind & Fire, Madonna, Vanessa Williams and others, passed away Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, his attorney, Jeremy Rosen, has confirmed. He was 73. Lind’s catalog, in which Primary Wave acquired a majority stake last year, included such songs as “Boogie Wonderland” and “Sun Goddess” by…

Prince’s Estate Valued at $156

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After nearly six years of wide-ranging assessments, parties involved with Prince’s estate have finally agreed on its value: $156.4 million, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the Associated Press. The estate’s outgoing administrator, Comerica Bank & Trust, had valued it at $82.3 million, provoking howls of outrage from multiple parties, not least the heirs of…

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton’s HiddenLight Opens New Unscripted Label, Wins

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Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton’s HiddenLight Productions has set up a new unscripted label that has won its first piece of business with an eight-part Channel 4 series. HLP Studios has been set up to focus on formats and popular factual. The label has been commissioned by the U.K. broadcaster for a series that goes…

Betty White’s 100th Birthday Celebrated by Google With Search Easter

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In honor of the late Betty White’s 100th birthday, Google is showering its search page with rose petals — a nod to Rose, her beloved character from “The Golden Girls.” On White’s birthday, Jan. 17, a Google search for her name will unlock a special animated Easter egg with rose petals fluttering down over the…

Bob Saget Honored by ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ With Special

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“America’s Funniest Home Videos” paid special tribute to Bob Saget, who was the original host of the ABC comedy show in the ’90s, after the iconic comedian died suddenly last week at the age of 65. The tribute aired at the beginning of Sunday’s episode, exactly one week after Saget died at the Ritz-Carlton hotel…

Kanye West Vows to ‘Beat Pete Davidson’s Ass’ in New

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Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, has dropped a new single, collaborating with rapper The Game. In the new track “Eazy,” Ye tackles his impending divorce with Kim Kardashian West and their shared custody of their four children. The rapper mentions comedian Pete Davidson, who is currently in a relationship with Kardashian. “God…

Why SAG’s Best Actress Snub May Have Done Kristen Stewart

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In awards season, the word “snub” gets overused in a major way. A snub, in life, is a deliberate dis. The essence of it is that it’s personal. When an actor fails to make the cut of nominees for a movie award, to call that a snub is to make it sound like a conspiracy…

‘Archive 81’ Showrunner Unravels Finale’s Supernatural Switch-Up, Season 2 Plans

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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the finale of Netflix’s “Archive 81.” After eight episodes of slowly unraveling its cult-centric mysteries and building up its mold-laced mythology, Netflix’s “Archive 81” concluded its first season with a twist that flipped the tape over for a potential second season: Dan Turner (Mamoudou…

Ariana DeBose on Hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ and Queer Readings

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After a decade of working hard on Broadway, Ariana DeBose is enjoying her time in the limelight. Tonight, she hosts “Saturday Night Live,” a major accomplishment for a newly famous actor. For playing Anita in Steven Spielberg’s 2021 remake of “West Side Story,” the 30-year-old took home the Golden Globe for supporting actress on Sunday.…

Celine Dion Cancels 2022 North American Tour Dates Due to

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Celine Dion is bringing her Courage World Tour to an early end in the United States and Canada. The singer shared the unfortunate news with fans on Saturday, saying that she would need to spend the spring recovering from “severe and persistent muscle spasms” inhibiting her ability to perform. “I was really hoping that I’d…