‘Roseanne’ cancellation brings unemployment, uncertainty

FIlE - In this April 8, 2014 file photo, Roseanne Barr arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day in Pasadena, Calif. The unprecedented sudden cancellation of ABC's TV’s top comedy "Roseanne" has left a wave of unemployment and uncertainty in its wake. Barr’s racist tweet and the almost immediate axing of her show put hundreds of people out of work. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES — The unprecedented sudden cancellation of one of television’s top comedies has left a wave of unemployment and uncertainty in its wake.

In ‘Solo’ stumble, a crossroads for Disney’s ‘Star Wars’

FILE - This undated file image released by Lucasfilm shows Alden Ehrenreich and Joonas Suotamo in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story." In a box-office blip that echoed through the multiplexes, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” didn't fare well over the Memorial Day weekend, amassing an estimated $103 million in ticket sales from Thursday night to Monday, May 28, 2018. (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP, File)

NEW YORK — The reaches of the galaxy far, far away might not be quite as vast as previously thought.

New season for the symphony

Idaho Falls Symphony music director Thomas Heuser leads musicians during a rehearsal for the John Williams Spectacular in March at Civic Center for the Performing Arts in Idaho Falls. Courtesy Brad Barlow / B2X Photo

The Idaho Falls Symphony will feature some old and some new in its 2018-19 concert season.

In ‘Ibiza’ a summer comedy, streaming at home

This image released by Netflix shows, from left, Phoebe Robinson, Gillian Jacobs and Vanessa Bayer in a scene from "Ibiza." (Aleksandar Letic/Netflix via AP)

So long a staple of the moviegoing experience, the summer comedy has fallen on hard times. There are hardly any on this season’s release schedule, and one of the more promising candidates — “Ibiza,” starring the terrific Gillian Jacobs and the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Vanessa Bayer — isn’t playing in theaters but is streaming on Netflix.



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