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‘The Perfect Guy’ has perfect opening weekend

Thriller "The Perfect Guy" narrowly beat out horror film "The Visit" for first place at the weekend box office, picking up a leading $26.7 million.


There she is: Miss Georgia crowned Miss America

Georgia contestant Betty Cantrell was crowned 2016 Miss America on Sunday in a pageant that was overshadowed by events from three decades ago.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 14

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


TV grandparents we wish were our real-life relatives

In honor of Grandparents Day, here's a look at some of most memorable grandmas and grandpas to grace our televisions.


PHOTOS: Miss America, show us your shoes!

Lizards, potatoes, and lots of rhinestone adorn the fancy footwear featured in the annual Miss America Show Us Your Shoes Parade.


REVIEW: ‘The Visit’ is a trip worth taking

"The Visit" is easily the best film M. Night Shyamalan has made in years.


You can win a role on ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

Fans of the musical comedy franchise can land a walk-on role in the upcoming movie sequel by submitting a virtual audition.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 11

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


Brian Williams heading back to TV this month

The disgraced journalist will return to television as an anchor for breaking news on cable channel MSNBC.


Ronda Rousey to star in ‘Road House’ remake

The UFC fighter has landed the starring role in a remake of 1989 Patrick Swayze film.


No bull: ‘Downton Abbey’ filming halted by escaped animal

A number of farm animals were brought in for a scene which takes place at an agricultural show, but the shoot was thrown into jeopardy after a bull broke free from its pen and caused chaos.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 10

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


TWITTER REACTS: Our favorite #ApplePencil tweets

Apple just announced plans to sell a $99 pencil, and no, we're not joking.


Apple reinvents the pencil, unveils bigger iPad

While it isn't officially fall yet, it is Apple season.


Sofia Vergara is very well paid

The "Modern Family" star is among the world's highest paid actresses.


James Franco heading back to high school

The "Spider-Man" star is taking his talents back to his alma mater, to teach film class.


Josh Groban to play Miss Piggy’s new man

The singer will be the porky diva's first new man since splitting from longtime boyfriend Kermit the Frog.


Summer’s biggest box office flops

For every bank-breaking blockbuster, there is a big box office disappointment.


Alabama murder mystery: What happened to Harper Lee’s book?

The fate of another book Lee worked on - a true-crime story - remains a mystery.


The first jobs of famous couples

Before they found fame, or found each other, what did celebrity couples like Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw do in their first jobs?

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