Cowboys, Globetrotters return to ‘Race’
LOS ANGELES — Cord and Jet McCoy are saddling up for another season of ‘‘The Amazing Race.’’
The bull-riding brothers are among the 11 veteran teams competing on the 18th edition of CBS’ around-the-world competition, premiering 8 p.m. Feb. 20, the network announced Wednesday. Other returning duos include goth dating couple Kent Kaliber and Vyxsin Fiala, and Harlem Globetrotters teammates Nathaniel ‘‘Big Easy’’ Lofton and Herbert ‘‘Flight Time’’ Lang.
Other racers are sisters Kisha and Jen Hoffman, former cheerleaders Jaime Edmondson and Cara Rosenthal, engaged couple Amanda Blackledge and Kris Klicka, friends Justin Kanew and Zev Glassenberg, mother-and-son Margie and Luke Adams, father-and-son Mel and Mike White, and fathers-and-daughters Gary and Mallory Erwin and Ron and Christina Hsu.
TLC to give royal wedding whole week
LOS ANGELES — The TLC channel is giving the wedding of Britain’s Prince William the royal treatment.
In the five days leading up to the April 29 nuptials of William and Kate Middleton, the channel will air specials featuring archived and other footage, interviews and a round-table discussion with experts on royalty, TLC said Wednesday.
The U.K.-themed week, in partnership with ITV Studios, also will include a show focusing on British and U.S. hoarders and ‘‘extreme’’ collectors of royal memorabilia.
DA: Review of Gibson case still ongoing
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles’ district attorney said a review of domestic violence allegations against Mel Gibson is ongoing after a meeting between prosecutors and the actor’s attorneys.
The statement by District Attorney Steve Cooley didn’t indicate when prosecutors will decide whether to pursue charges against the Academy Award winner.