Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers family


In “Amy,” performers as diverse as Yasiin Bey and Tony Bennett sing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse, and the documentary helps reclaim the talented, troubled singer as a musician, rather than a mess.

Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on ‘Sesame Street,’ retiring

“Sesame Street” is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.

Reelz comes to the rescue of homeless Miss USA pageant

The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.

Real Housewife Vicki Gunvalson gets real about reality TV

It’s hard for Vicki Gunvalson to not think of the past decade of her life in terms of TV seasons: She’s the only remaining original cast member on Bravo’s first “Real Housewives” series, “The Real Housewives of Orange County.”

Aasif Mandvi bridges East-West gap on ‘Daily’ basis and now HBO

As the senior Muslim correspondent on Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show,” actor Aasif Mandvi parodied some of the media’s most absurd notions about Islam, the Middle East and essentially any brown culture that qualified as “foreign.”

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Enthralled by the wood thrush

There is a place where cool streams flow and the sweet scent of ferns is strong. It is in precisely such tranquil places that the unobtrusive wood thrush retreats from human commotion.

‘It looks suspicious’: Breast cancer at 31

My breast cancer story began like that of so many other women — I noticed a lump.

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