Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Record 17.4 million watch 'Game of Thrones' kickoff for final season
Some 17.4 million Americans watched the first episode of the final season of television's "Game of Thrones" - a record audience for the medieval fantasy series, cable channel HBO said on Monday. HBO said Sunday's live U.S. television audience and viewers on its HBO GO and HBO NOW apps exceeded the previous series high of 16.9 million viewers for the Season 7 finale two years ago. AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style
A Hong Kong artist has created an artificial intelligence (AI) robot which creates its own paintings. Victor Wong took three years to build and program the robot called A.I Gemini and teach it artistic techniques. Actress Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty in college admissions case
Actress Lori Loughlin on Monday entered a not guilty plea to charges that she participated in a wide-ranging college admissions scam by paying bribes to get her two daughters admitted to the University of Southern California. Loughlin, who starred in the television sitcom "Full House," and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli filed papers in federal court in Boston waiving their personal appearances at an arraignment hearing and asking to have not guilty pleas entered on their behalf. Reality TV comes of age with its own fan convention
From gossipy housewives to lovelorn bachelors and lip-syncing drag queens, reality television is getting its own fan event. Youth channel MTV on Tuesday announced it would host the first reality television convention, where fans and some of the people made famous by shows like "Jersey Shore," "The Real Housewives" and "The Bachelor" will come together to celebrate the genre. 'Avengers: Endgame' movie directors plead: 'Don't spoil it'
The directors of "Avengers: Endgame" pleaded with fans on Tuesday not to spoil the movie by giving away storylines after reports that some scenes had leaked online. In an open letter posted on Twitter under the hashtag #DontSpoilTheEndgame, Joe and Anthony Russo said they and the vast cast of the upcoming Marvel superhero movie "have worked tirelessly for the last three years with the sole intention of delivering a surprising and emotionally powerful conclusion" to the saga.