Entertainment

‘Big Bang’ tops ‘Thrones’ in ratings race of fading shows

It was the second week in a row atop the ratings for the sitcom, whose 12-season run ends May 16

Without Luke Perry, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ cast preps reboot

Perry, star of B.C.-shot ‘Riverdale’, died in March after a massive stroke

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Karly & Emily try stand-up paddleboarding
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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court

Tim Conway of ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ dies at 85

Comedian won four Emmy Awards, starred in ‘McHale’s Navy,’ and voiced ‘Spongebob Squarepants’ character

Teen Vancouver Island singer gains fame from viral video

Lauren Spencer-Smith appears on Steve Harvey show after video hits 19 million views

Parksville, Nanoose writers take home awards at short fiction contest

127 entries were received this year across three categories

  • May 14, 2019

Peggy Lipton, ‘Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ star, dies at 72

Lipton died surrounded by her family, her daughters, Rashida and Kidada Jones

‘Pikachu’ tries to dethrone the ‘Avengers,’ but just misses

The live-action film earned an estimated $58 million from ticket sales

Qualicum Beach dancer accepted to prestigious London dance school

Selva headed to Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

  • May 12, 2019

Makers of ‘A Dog’s Journey’ feel vindicated as sequel nears

“A Dog’s Purpose” was marred by accusations of animal abuse

Big brother, big winner: B.C. player wins reality TV show

Kelowna’s Dane Rupert won Big Brother Canada season 7 Thursday night

MTV launches ‘Save Our Moms’ campaign to combat mortality

Thursday’s launch of ‘Save Our Moms’ comes as Mother’s Day approaches

Headstones, Tom Cochrane, Tragically Hip members to perform at the Kingston Pen

Kingston Penitentiary closed in 2013 after the federal government deemed it outdated and too expensive

Disney slates Fox films, ‘Avatar’ pushed another year

James Cameron’s long-delayed ‘Avatar 2’ will now open in theatres in December 2021

Nanaimo’s Tidesmen choir present A Nod to Broadway at the Port Theatre

Program will feature Dover Bay performing arts graduate Ella Olesen

Islands Celtic Festival hits Errington Hall May 24-26

The three-day event features live music from B.C.’s top Celtic musicians

  • May 7, 2019

Award offered, then rescinded for ‘American Pie’ singer

Don McLean announced he was receiving a lifetime achievement award, but celebration was short-lived

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek’s Emmy Award comes with ovation

Trebek, 78, announced in March he has advanced pancreatic cancer