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ATLANTA — Atlanta media mogul Tyler Perry has inked deals in the past with TBS, OWN, Lionsgate, Viacom and Netflix. Now he has signed a four-movie deal with Amazon Prime.

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My first-ever byline in the San Diego Union was on a 1985 review of Aretha Franklin's "Who's Zoomin' Who" album, which included the Top 10 smash "Freeway of Love." My last byline will be on this very story, as I trade 37 fast-lane years in journalism for the great wide open of retirement.

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Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, Nov. 19, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan © 2022 NPD Group.

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Two deliberating jurors at the rape trial of former “That ’70s Show” star Danny Masterson have been dismissed because they were diagnosed with COVID-19. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine Olmedo replaced the jurors with two alternates on Monday morning and told the panel to start deliberations over. The jurors were returning from a week off after telling Olmedo they were deadlocked and could not reach a verdict on any of the three rape counts against Masterson. The 46-year-old actor has pleaded not guilty. The defense said the acts, which took place about 20 years ago, were consensual.

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Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Dec. 4-10 include comedian Fred Armisen from “Portlandia,” rapper Jay-Z and model Tyra Banks. Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson turns 67, actor Jeffrey Wright of TV's “Westworld” reaches 57 and actor Kim Basinger hits 69. Singers with big days during the week include Sara Bareilles, Tom Waits, Sinead O’Connor and Donny Osmond. Actor John Malkovich turns 69, TV chef Bobby Flay reaches 58 and actor Susan Dey hits 70. Others celebrating are actor Raven-Symone, drummer Tre Cool of Green Day, director Judd Apatow and guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M.

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Argentina’s 2-0 win over Mexico was the most-watched Spanish-language World Cup group stage broadcast in U.S. history, draw 8.9 million viewers on Telemundo television and the streaming services of Telemundo and Peacock. The game, which started at 2 p.m. EST Saturday, topped the previous group stage mark of 5.7 million set in Brazil’s 2-0 win over Serbia, a 2 p.m. EST kickoff on Thanksgiving. The Argentina-Mexico match set a record with 2.08 million viewers of the streams on Telemundo and Peacock, topping the 1.35 million for Mexico’s 0-0 draw against Poland on Tuesday.

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As a child, Tilda Swinton always felt like an outsider, an observer of others, sometimes even in her own family. One day at the British boarding school she loathed, she met another girl, Joanna Hogg, who shared a similar worldview. (Another classmate was Diana Spencer, the future princess.)

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Some movies, mostly to do with how they’re marketed, keep the audience guessing as to what the hell it is, exactly, right up until the moment the lights go down or they click the play button. Horror movies do better business, so the ads tend to play up the horror element in movies that aren’…