Senior producers are back on set this week as "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" tries to shake off a summer hiatus filled with allegations of workplace misconduct.Experts weigh in »
Incredibly, the Tubes didn't know until they showed up on the set that they'd signed on to be part of a big-band mashup.
“I liked working with myself a lot more than I like working with most other actors, I can definitely say,” the "Pineapple Express" actor admits.
Caroline Flack died by suicide because "she knew she would face the media, press, publicity — it would all come down upon her," a coroner in London ruled Thursday
"Antebellum," a time-bending horror film starring Janelle Monáe, is the latest movie to premiere on digital rental platforms in lieu of its planned theatrical release as coronavirus cases continue to spike. Written and directed by Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, the film was initially expected to debut in theaters in August. But since there's no […]
The "Eurovision Song Contest," Europe's popular music competition, one of the world's biggest televised events and the platform that helped launch ABBA, is coming to America. "The American Song Contest" is set to debut during the 2021 holiday season. Hoping to siphon off some of the magic of the beloved six-decade-old show, which draws over […]
Lizzo has signed a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios. Under the deal, the Grammy-winning musician will work with Amazon Studios to create television projects that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. “I’m so excited to partner with the amazing team at Amazon,” said Lizzo. “Thank you to Jen Salke and the rest of […]
Next year's Sundance Film Festival will be significantly shorter than previous editions of the annual celebration of the best in indie cinema. The news comes after Sundance previously announced that it would upend the way it was hosting the 2021 version of the festival due to coronavirus, adding virtual screenings and talks to the program. […]
The highly anticipated 'Zola,' hyped up by reviews from Sundance this year, has finally given an assurance that it's coming soon.
Amazon's series adaptation of "A League of Their Own" has been ordered to series, Variety has learned. Like the 1992 Penny Marshall film, the hour-long series will tell the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball. The show will also explore race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole […]
Hustlers' Keke Palmer will emcee the 2020 MTV VMAs airing live Sunday, Aug. 30 from New York City's Barclays Center, the network announced Thursday. "We're thrilled to have the multi-talented Keke Palmer as this year's VMAs host," said ViacomCBS Media Networks president of music, music talent, programming and events Bruce Gillmer. "Keke is an energetic […]
Ryan Reynolds says he and wife Blake Lively regret holding their 2012 wedding on a former slave plantation.
EXCLUSIVE: Spyglass Media Group has teamed with Atomic Monster's James Wan and Michael Clear to develop a film based on the 1980s classic action series Knight Rider. TJ Fixman, a former video game writer, is adapting the screenplay. Created by Glen A. Larson, Knight Rider first aired on NBC from 1982-1986 and boosted David Hasselhoff's […]
The Television Academy lived up to its promise to spread the presentation of the (Virtual) Creative Arts Emmys over several nights in September, and today it announced just how it will be done. The 2020 Creative Arts Emmys will be spread across the entire week beginning September 14 and continuing for five nights, all starting […]
PBS leads the nominations for the 41st annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, as it usually does, scoring 48 noms to top its closest rival by even more than last year. But there's a shakeup for the No. 2 spot among networks and platforms as CNN doubled its 2019 noms haul to 30. Read the […]
Last year, my most-read Emmy column centered on the idea that perhaps it’s time to drop the notion of separate “actor” and “actress” categories — not only at the Emmys, but at all entertainment awards shows. After all, it does seem antiquated to pit women against women, men against men, and then leave others out […]
Chinese moviegoers are set for a Christopher Nolan bonanza on the big screen: the director's sci-fi epic "Tenet" will launch in Chinese theaters on Sept. 4, a week after an Aug. 28 re-release of his 2010 film "Inception" and a month after a re-run of "Interstellar." "Tenet," starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson, is […]
High Fidelity star Zoë Kravitz is thanking her castmates, crew and fans following Wednesday's cancellation of her Hulu series after one season. "I wanna give a shout out to my highfidelity family," the actress said on Instagram, along with a slideshow of photos from the series. "Thank you for all the love and heart you […]
On day four of Jillian Michaels’ custom Seven-Minute, Seven-Day Workout Challenge, we’re focusing on sculpting abs and fortifying back muscles.
The Duchess of Sussex has participated in countless interviews. This one will be different.
Lucille Desiree Ball Born: Aug. 6, 1911 in Celeron, N.Y. Died: April 26, 1989 in Los Angeles Best known for: CBS comedy series “I Love Lucy” (1951-1957), “The Lucy Show” (1962-68), “Here’s Lucy” (1968-74). As Variety‘s Tom Gilbert observed after her death, “Ball’s elastic facial expressions and precise comic timing catapulted her into an American […]