Lurking at the edges of the show's warmhearted core was a palpable darkness threatening its characters at nearly every turn — Matthew Broderick.
The classic 'Seinfeld' episode 'The Strike' is remembered most for introducing the world to Festivus, but the half-hour also features many non-Festivus classic moments.
Original Muppet performers Frank Oz and Dave Goelz and songwriter Paul Williams share their memories of making the classic special "Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas."
In a lively chat, Golden Globe nominee Kyle MacLachlan shares his theory about what the final shot means, and the strange art of playing a newborn in an adult body.
Review: 'A Christmas Story Live!' was a solid production, but didn't quite capture the spirit of the beloved film.
"Star Wars" movies have been influencing names for decades, so clearly the new generation of characters from a galaxy far, far away introduced in "The Force Awakens" and returning in "The Last Jedi" will leave their imprint on young Padawans.
The “Stay (I Missed You)” singer-songwriter has earned a whole new generation of fans with her growing collection of clever, catchy children's music.
Reimagining the portly present-giver in wonderfully weird ways, these out-there winter sagas care little for tradition ... and, in some cases, even less for lucidity. “Bad Santa,” “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians,” “Christmas Evil,” and more.
Paul Fusco, who created and voiced ALF, tells us the true -- and truly heartbreaking -- story behind "ALF's Special Christmas," which premiered precisely 30 years ago on Dec. 14, 1987.
Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, and others chime in on the deal that will reunite the Marvel Universe and bring "The Simpsons" alongside Disney princesses.
TLC is doubling down on real-world polygamy family drama, as the network of "Sister Wives" adds "Seeking Sister Wife" to its lineup.
Fox News finished out 2017 as the most-watched basic cable channel for the second year in a row — and as the most influential purveyor of fake news.
Art students have transformed Ralph McQuarrie's earliest concept art into a trailer for an alternate galaxy far, far away.
Even if you're not one of those 53 diehard "A Christmas Prince" fans, Netflix probably has something embarrassing on you. So confess it to us first!
As 2017 winds down, we can’t help but think of the celebrities who defied this dumpster fire of a year to shine brightly, give mightily, bring us hope, and make us love them all the more. To celebrate Hanukkah, here are the eight celebs (or groups of celebs) who lit up this year, giving us hope for a bigger and better 2018!
See who was voted Best Comeback, Biggest Disappointment, Best Death Scene, and Saddest Breakup as well.
On night two, the Killers brought the festive holiday vibes, not only by covering two songs by canceled headliner Morrissey but also by paying tribute to the photographers at the venue.
UPDATED: Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme can be seen violently kicking a female photographer in the face in a video taken at KROQ Acoustic Christmas on Saturday. Chelsea Lauren, a photographer for Shutterstock, which has a licensing partership with Variety owner Penske Media, said the incident was unprovoked and that Homme was even smiling before he struck her. Homme released a statement Sunday, characterizing the incident as an accident.
The show muffed its attempt to deal with sexual misconduct, which was a real misfire given Al Franken’s recent announcement. Otherwise, though, the show was great.