Entertainment

John Travolta pays tribute to Olivia Newton-John

'My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better'

Originally Published: 08 AUG 22 16:17 ET Updated: 08 AUG 22 16:39 ET By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Actor John Travolta, who co-starred with Olivia Newton-John in the hit movie musical "Grease," has posted a statement in tribute to…

Olivia Newton-John, singer and actress, dead at 73

'Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years'

Originally Published: 08 AUG 22 15:37 ET Updated: 08 AUG 22 16:06 ET By Brandon Griggs, CNN (CNN) -- Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer whose breathy voice and wholesome beauty made her one of the biggest pop stars of the…

'Goodfellas' and 'Law & Order' star Paul Sorvino, dead at 83

Sorvino died from natural causes on Monday morning

Originally Published: 25 JUL 22 14:47 ET By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Paul Sorvino, a veteran actor who played mob boss Paulie Cicero in "Goodfellas," has died, according to his publicist Roger Neal. He was 83. "Our hearts are…

Rally with Ruby in downtown Cuero

CUERO, Texas -  Turkey races and live entertainment took hold of downtown Cuero Saturday. Rally with Ruby also known as Ruby Begonia Selection Day attracted several attendees to Cuero's downtown area. Turkey…

The Texas Water Safari is underway

The 260 mile race to Seadrift kicked off Saturday at 9 a.m.

  TEXAS - The world's toughest canoe race kicked off Saturday morning at 9 a.m. A crew with The Victoria Television Group is…

What to expect on Community Crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at what you can expect to see on Community Crossroads this weekend. We hear from Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity, the City of…

'Stranger Things 4' breaks Netflix records

The latest season debuted this weekend to record numbers

Originally Published: 31 MAY 22 15:09 ET By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) -- Netflix's world may be upside-down, but "Stranger Things" is still super popular. The latest season of the science-fiction horror series debuted this weekend to record numbers,…

Residents invited to celebrate Riverside Stadium's 75th anniversary

Skills contests, live music, other fun events to take place on May 20 through 21

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria invites you to attend Riverside Stadium's 75th anniversary on May 20 through 21. Skills contests, live music and other fun events will take place at the celebration beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday…

Cinco de Mayo celebration events in the Crossroads area

Here is a list of Cinco de Mayo events

VICTORIA, Texas - Happy Cinco de Mayo from the Victoria Television Group. Here are a list of events that will take place today and some through the weekend. If you know of an event and it is not on our…

Hallmark to debut romance with a lead who has Down Syndrome

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries diversifying content

Originally Published: 14 APR 22 11:15 ET Updated: 14 APR 22 14:31 ET By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is diversifying its content. The cable channel is set to feature a romance with a lead…

BREAKING: Will Smith banned from Academy Awards for 10 years

This is a result of his slapping of comedian Chris Rock

Originally Published: 08 APR 22 14:55 ET Updated: 08 APR 22 15:20 ET By Chloe Melas and Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Will Smith will not be allowed to attend the Academy Awards for the next 10 years, as…

Chris Rock: 'I am still still kind of processing what happened'

Chris Rock publicly addresses Oscars incident for the first time

Originally Published: 30 MAR 22 17:06 ET Updated: 31 MAR 22 08:45 ET By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Chris Rock made an emotional return to the stage on Wednesday night for the first time since Will Smith slapped him…

Academy 'upset and outraged' by Will Smith's behavior

CEO Hudson says group is working on a decision, which could 'take a few weeks'

Originally Published: 30 MAR 22 08:54 ET By Chloe Melas (CNN) -- The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences told members its leaders are "upset and outraged" by Will Smith's behavior during the Oscars, in a letter obtained by…

Jada Pinkett Smith breaks silence amid Oscars controversy

'This is a season for healing and I'm here for it'

Originally Published: 29 MAR 22 11:35 ET Updated: 29 MAR 22 13:55 ET By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Jada Pinkett Smith posted a message on her verified Instagram account Tuesday, her first since her husband Will Smith slapped…

Artist Ryan Sims to perform during 25 News Now Sunrise show

Sims began his solo country career in 2013

VICTORIA, Texas - Country artist Ryan Sims will perform live during 25 News Now's Sunrise show from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. on Monday, March 21. Sims was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and raised by a single mother alongside…

'Scream' dethrones 'Spider-Man' with a solid box office debut

Originally Published: 16 JAN 22 11:31 ET By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) -- Even Spider-Man isn't safe from Ghostface. Paramount's "Scream" — the fifth installment in the long running slasher franchise — notched an estimated $30.6 million at the…

Celine Dion cancels remaining shows of Courage World Tour

Dion cancels due to ongoing health issues

Originally Published: 16 JAN 22 10:22 ET By Sana Noor Haq, CNN (CNN) -- Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of the remaining 16 shows of her world tour, due to ongoing health issues. The Canadian singer said she was…