Comic book superheroes of "The Avengers" have picked up three awards, including the top prize, movie of the year, at the MTV Movie Awards.
Roger Ebert, who was the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, has died in Chicago two days after he revealing his cancer had returned.
Actor Angelina Jolie has opened another girls school in Afghanistan and plans to fund more from the proceeds of a jewellery line.
The hostage drama 'Argo', directed by Ben Affleck, and musical 'Les Miserables' have been the big winners at this year's Golden Globe awards.
Award season has moved into high gear with the Oscar nominations, the Golden Globes ceremony and the People's Choice shows taking place this week.
Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western world through his collaborations with The Beatles, has died at 92.
"Homeland" toppled "Mad Men" to win the top drama prize as the Emmy Awards favoured politics and 21st century tensions over shows set in bygone eras.
Kelsey Grammer switched from comedy to dark drama to play ruthless Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the Starz TV series "Boss", earning him a Golden Globe.
Fox Television said on Friday it had renewed animated TV series The Simpsons for another two seasons after settling a pay stand-off.
Mad Men and Modern Family won television's top drama and comedy prizes again on Sunday.