Bill Cosby to return to NBC in new sitcom

Bill Cosby is returning to NBC with a new sitcom, a network rep told CNN on Wednesday night.

Justin Bieber arrested on drunken driving, resisting arrest charges

Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after police saw the pop star street racing Thursday morning, Miami Beach police said.

Young Jeezy charged with beating teen son

Rapper Young Jeezy allegedly beat up his teenage son and threatened to kill him during an argument 15 months ago.

2014 Golden Globes: Biggest audience in a decade

More than 20 million people watched the Golden Globes on Sunday night, the highest total audience for the awards show in 10 years.

The actor died at 68 on December 31

(CNN) -- James Avery was a prolific and versatile actor during his 68 years, but he’s best known to several as Uncle Phil.

‘12 Years a Slave’ and ‘American Hustle’ lead Critics’ Choice nominations

The nominations for the 19th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards have pretty much confirmed what was already known: “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” are serious contenders.

Celebrate food and family

Flavor is a universal language. It’s the common thread in family celebrations, friendly get-togethers and cultural gatherings around the world. It connects us across generations and geography, and has the power to unite and define us.

Shonda Rhimes honored by Director’s Guild of America

Producing partners Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers, best known for “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” and “Scandal,” will receive a diversity award from the Directors Guild of America for their efforts to provide directing job opportunities for women and minorities.

Playhouse lineup entertains all ages

The Palmdale Playhouse will present a cornucopia of music, dance, orchestra and stage productions—along with a visit from Ol’ St. Nick himself, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 27 and running through Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Playhouse, located at 38344 10th St. ...

Chris Brown ordered into 90-day residential substance-abuse and anger-management program

Singer Chris Brown, who is still on probation for assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 and was arrested last month for allegedly punching a man in Washington, D.C., was ordered by a Los Angeles judge today to complete a 90-day residential ...

Comedian Kyle Ayers tweets rooftop breakup

Public breakups are never a good idea. It’s bad enough to have to deal with all the drama of a fight in a first place, but when this pair broke up on comedian Kyle Ayers’ rooftop Saturday evening he decided ...

“Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him”

Dirty, nasty, filthy. That’s what your mother claimed “those words” were. You said them once … and were never allowed to say them again in her presence. They were bad words.

Local author Viviane Carson holds book signing at Palmdale City Library

The Palmdale City Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host a book signing for local author Viviane Carson M.A., D.C.H., Ph.D. on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Throw the perfect holiday party

From cookies and milk to the partridge in a pear tree, the holidays are filled with classic pairings. This year, gather family and friends together and ring in the season with a themed party that celebrates famous couplings.

Brandon T. Jackson: US Airways booted me after attendant used ‘N word’

Actor Brandon T. Jackson was kicked off a US Airways flight Monday because he was disruptive, the airline told CNN Wednesday.