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This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
Meryl Streep overrated? Donald Trump picks a decorated star
NEW YORK, N.Y. - President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday, calling Meryl Streep "one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood" following her speech Sunday night at the Golden Globe awards.
Trump's "overrated" remark follows one he made in 2015 to The Hollywood Reporter in which he called Streep one of his favourite actresses and a "fine person, too."



Actors Daniel Levy, left to right, Annie Murphy,Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Chris Elliott are shown in this undated handout image from the CBC show
Eugene Levy on keeping 'Schitt's Creek' edgy, heartfelt and weird
TORONTO - It would seem that the bonkers clan at the heart of "Schitt's Creek" is inching towards accepting their riches-to-rags reality.
But rest assured, they will never fully shed their special brand of crazy, star Eugene Levy says as a third season of the hit CBC-TV series debuts Tuesday.



Designer dresses are for sale at Ella-Rue, including the navy Liancarlo for $1,315, and the red Moschino at right for $4,550, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in the Georgetown area of Washington. Ladies in Washington planning to celebrate Donald Trump's inauguration
AP FACT CHECK: Red gowns a-plenty in Washington dress shops
DES MOINES, Iowa - Ladies in Washington planning to celebrate Donald Trump's inauguration as the next president won't, it turns out, need a fairy godmother to find something to wear.
The president-elect told The New York Times in an interview published Monday that enthusiasm was so high for the arrival of his administration that turnout for the Jan. 20 events will be "unbelievable, perhaps record-setting." So much so, he said, that "all the dress shops are sold out in Washington. It's hard to find a gr



Meryl Streep poses in the press room with the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
The Latest: Hollywood turning out for women's march Jan. 21
WASHINGTON - The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):
5:45 p.m.



Wayne Brady to play Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton' in Chicago
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Wayne Brady is about to get his shot in "Hamilton" — in Chicago.
Producers of the hit musical said Monday that the comedian and game show host will play Aaron Burr from Jan. 17 until April 9 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago.



FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016 file photo, singer Katy Perry meets with supporters at a rally in support of Hillary Clinton, in Las Vegas. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguratio
Celebrities to turn out for women's march on Washington
WASHINGTON - Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women's march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump's inauguration.
Actress America Ferrera will attend the march and chair its "artist table," organizers said Monday.



This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award as presenter Viola Davis, right, looks on, at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Paul Drinkw
Text of Meryl Streep's Cecil B. DeMille Award speech
The text of Meryl Streep's speech at the Golden Globes after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award, according to a transcript provided by Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
Thank you very much. Thank you very much. Thank you. This town, thank you. I love you all, but you'll have to forgive me. I've lost my voice in screaming and lamentation this weekend, and I have lost my mind sometime earlier this year. So I have to read. Thank you, Hollywood Foreign Press, just to pick up on what Hugh Laurie said.



NFL viewership down 7 per cent for wild-card round of routs
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Average TV viewership for the four NFL wild-card telecasts was down about 7 per cent from a year ago — in line with lower ratings during the regular season, but also perhaps a result of four routs this time.
According to numbers released Monday by the league, the weekend's playoff games averaged about 30.3 million viewers, compared with about 32.7 million for those games in January 2016.



'Hidden Figures' soars past 'Rogue One' to top box office
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - With an ongoing taste for space, moviegoers propelled the NASA drama "Hidden Figures" past "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" at the box office.
"Hidden Figures," which tells the true story of three black female mathematicians integral to the early success of the American space program, sold $22.8 million in tickets over the weekend, enough to knock "Rogue One" from the top spot it held for three weeks.



FILE - In this Oct.3, 2016 file photo, a French police officer enters the residence of Kim Kardashian West in Paris. Paris police Monday Jan.9, 2017 say 16 people have been arrested over Kim Kardashian jewelry heist. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris
PARIS - French police arrested 17 people Monday in the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, who was tied up and locked in a bathroom after armed robbers forced their way into her rented Paris apartment.
Authorities said police seized weapons and a large amount of cash in multiple raids that took place starting around 6 a.m. in different locations in the Paris region and the south of France. The suspects ranged in age from 23 to 72, and included several known



Christine Baranski speaks during
CBS using 'Good Wife' spinoff to sell its streaming service
PASADENA, Calif. - The loud expletive coming from Christine Baranski's lips during the trailer for the upcoming spinoff of "The Good Wife" makes you immediately realize you're not on CBS anymore.
The new show, "The Good Fight," will air starting Feb. 19 on the CBS All Access streaming service. CBS executives hope the 10-episode original series will entice more people to subscribe to CBS All Access, beyond the one million they currently have.



This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)
Committee to Protect Journalists boosted by Streep's appeal
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A plug from Meryl Streep on Sunday's Golden Globes telecast sparked a surge in contributions to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
By mid-afternoon Monday, the CPJ had received about 700 online donations totalling $60,000, communications associate Mehdi Rahmati said.



Golden Globes audience grew by 1.5 million over last year
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Nielsen company says Sunday's Golden Globes show enjoyed a bump in its audience over last year's.
The awards broadcast, aired on NBC with Jimmy Fallon hosting, was seen by 20 million viewers. That's a boost of 1.5 million over the 18.5 million viewers who watched in January 2016. It represents an 8 per cent surge year-to-year.



FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016, file photo, The Edge, from left, Bono and Adam Clayton of the music group U2 perform at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. U2 announced Jan. 9, 2017, that it will play the entirety of its clas
U2 to play full 'Joshua Tree' album on stadium tour
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - U2 will play the entirety of its classic 1987 album "The Joshua Tree" at each stop during a summer stadium tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release.
Powered by singles "With or Without You," ''Where The Streets Have No Name" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," ''The Joshua Tree" became the band's first chart-topping album in the U.S. and has sold 25 million copies worldwide.



This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award as presenter Viola Davis, right, looks on, at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Paul Drinkw
Trump, McCain weigh in on Meryl Streep's Globes speech
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Meryl Streep's acceptance speech after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes turned out to be the opening volley in a war of words with President-elect Donald Trump.
The actress never mentioned Trump by name, but it was clear who her target was in pointedly saying that a performance from the past year that stunned her came from the campaign trail. She noted an incident where "the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country" imitated a dis



FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2006 file photo, Rapper Corey Miller, who once went by the stage name of C-Murder, arrives at the premier of Spike Lee's new documentary on Katrina
AP FACT CHECK: President Obama didn't pardon rapper C-Murder
WASHINGTON - A story shared on social media that claims President Barack Obama pardoned rapper C-Murder is false.
The story shared on gummypost.com claimed Obama issued a pardon for Corey Miller, the rapper's real name, on Dec. 7. It also quoted lyrics from "Dear Supreme Court/Under Pressure," a song in which Miller pleads for the Supreme Court to release him.



Casey Affleck, winner of the Golden Globe award for best performance by an actor in a motion picture - drama for
When the Golden Globes ceremony ends, the partying begins
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - When the ceremony ends, the partying begins.
The Beverly Hilton was abuzz on all floors as outlets such as HBO, NBC Universal, The Weinstein Company, Netflix, Fox and Amazon held post-Globe celebrations throughout the hotel.



This image released by NBC shows Tom Hiddleston with the award for best actor in a limited series or TV movie for
Simpson series, 'Atlanta,' and 'Night Manager' win Globes
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - British drama, the FX network, the concept of diversity and O.J. Simpson — or at least his crime saga — all had their moments Sunday when the Golden Globes gave out its television awards.
The BBC-produced miniseries "The Night Manager" produced three acting Globes, while the Netflix series "The Crown," the FX comedy "Atlanta" and the star-studded limited series "The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" each were responsible for two awards.



FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2016, file photo, a model of the White House is displayed on a giant planning map during a media tour highlighting inaugural preparations being made by the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region for military and civilian planners
To celebrate inaugural or not? Trump critics are divided
WASHINGTON - It's typically an unquestioned honour to participate in the inauguration of an American president. Who wouldn't want to be part of such a historic event?
This time, though, it's different.



This image released by NBC shows Isabelle Huppert accepting the award for best actress in a motion picture drama for her role in
Isabelle Huppert is shocked by win for controversial 'Elle'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - French actress Isabelle Huppert was as shocked as the rest of the room when presenter Leonardo DiCaprio announced that she had indeed won the Golden Globe for best actress in a drama for her role in the controversial film "Elle," in which she plays a woman who is raped.
"Oh my god! Thank you! Thank you!" Huppert gushed. "My heart is beating. If you could hear what is going on here!"