TV to showcase Taylor Swift’s concert tour
LOS ANGELES — Taylor Swift’s ‘‘Fearless’’ concert tour is starring in three TV specials.
‘‘Taylor Swift’s Journey to Fearless’’ will air on The Hub network that launched this week, replacing Discovery Kids.
Swift’s 2009-10 ‘‘Fearless’’ sold-out tour was based on the album of the same name.
The shows about the making of the tour will debut at 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 23 and 24 and include previously unaired footage, The Hub network said Tuesday.
Ben Harper files for divorce from Laura Dern
LOS ANGELES — Court records show musician Ben Harper has filed for divorce from Laura Dern after nearly five years of marriage.
The Grammy Award-winning Harper signed and filed the divorce petition on Friday in Los Angeles.
He is seeking joint custody of their two children and said the couple separated in January.
Dern has appeared in ‘‘Jurassic Park’’ and other films.
Richter to join O’Brien on TBS talk show
NEW YORK — When Conan O’Brien debuts his new, late night talk show on TBS he’ll have an old friend and colleague by his side. Andy Richter will serve as sidekick on ‘‘Conan.’’
Richter said he’s ‘‘thrilled’’ to be working with O’Brien and he’s most exited about ‘‘getting out of the house again.’’
O’Brien added, ‘‘This decision was made without my authority. ... I will get to the bottom of this.’’
Oliver Stone: Douglas’ health precarious
BERLIN — Director Oliver Stone said Tuesday he is worried about the health of actor Michael Douglas, who is battling throat cancer.
Douglas, who reprised his role as stock trader Gordon Gekko in Stone’s latest film ‘‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,’’ is in a ‘‘precarious’’ state of health, Stone told reporters in Berlin.
Douglas was meant was meant to accompany him on a promotion tour in Europe, but Stone said Douglas remained in the U.S. for further cancer treatments.