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Stephen Colbert Can Now Give You Driving Directions Through Waze

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Sitting in traffic just got the tiniest bit more exciting, if you use Waze. Stephen Colbert announced he’s the new voice for driving directions through the traffic and navigation app on Tuesday. As of today, I can give you driving directions through @waze! It's like I'm riding shotgun, without paying for gas. http://t.co/dmle8Ys1ic — Stephen… Read more »

Summer Ratings: Discovery Shines, But Many Cable Networks Take a Tumble

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With the number of scripted television offerings spreading the viewer pool ever thinner, and more Americans turning to streaming video online, primetime ratings for many of the heavyweight cable entertainment networks continue to decline. History, A&E, ESPN and MTV were top-20 networks shedding 25% or more of their adults 18-49 audience this summer, while USA,… Read more »

‘NCIS’ Star Michael Weatherly Takes on the Tapped Challenge for Charity

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The latest TV star to whip out his dancing shoes in the #tapped challenge is Michael Weatherly. After the cast members of “NCIS: Los Angeles” called him out last week, the “NCIS” star stepped to the challenge in a sepia-filtered video with toddlers as back-up dancers. In the video, he calls out Keltie Knight from “The Insider”… Read more »

Kenneth Branagh Developing ‘Artemis Fowl’ Adaptation for Disney

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After spending years in development limbo, Disney’s adaptation for “Artemis Fowl” may have found new life. Sources tell Variety that Kenneth Branagh has signed on to develop the property and is attached to direct an adaptation of the popular YA novel for Disney, with Irish playwright Conor McPherson in talks to pen the script. The project is still… Read more »

Watch: ‘Lookinglass’ Trailer Offers Modern Spin on ‘Frankenstein’

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The first trailer for Fox’s Frankenstein-inspired drama “Lookinglass” has hit the Web. The trailer shows 75-year-old booze-addled, disgraced former L.A. County sheriff Jimmy Pritchard, played by Philip Baker Hall, who is killed when he wakes to find a robbery taking place in his son’s home. Pritchard apparently hit the genetic jackpot and his death is short… Read more »

Watch: ‘The Daily Show’ Changes for Trevor Noah in New Promo

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Out with the old and in with the new. At least that’s what staffers are saying at “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah.” Correspondents are kissing up to their new host in the latest promo for the show’s upcoming season. Jessica Williams, Hasan Minhaj and Jordan Klepper decide to remodel the news program to “better”… Read more »

‘Star Wars’ Won’t Be the Only Force at Holiday Box Office

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Box office prognosticators are furiously speculating that “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” could soon supplant “Avatar” as the highest-grossing film in history. The rebirth of the fantasy saga may not quite reach those lofty heights, but the combination of returning cast members like Harrison Ford, merchandising friendly robots such as the cute droid BB-8, and popular… Read more »

Gerard Butler’s ‘Geostorm’ Pushed Back to 2017

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Warner Bros. has pushed Gerard Butler drama “Geostorm” back three months to Jan. 13, 2017. The studio originally dated the film for Oct. 21, 2016. “Geostorm” marks the feature directorial debut of Dean Devlin, who teamed with Roland Emmerich to produce 1996’s “Independence Day.” Devlin’s Electric Entertainment is producing “Geostorm” with Skydance Productions. Producers are… Read more »

Karen Gillan Joins Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega in ‘The Circle’

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“Guardians of the Galaxy” actress Karen Gillan will star alongside Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega in James Ponsoldt’s upcoming feature adaptation of Dave Eggers’ novel “The Circle.” Ponsoldt (“The Spectacular Now”) is directing from his own script. The film is being produced by Hanks and Gary Goetzman for Playtone, Anthony Bregman for Likely… Read more »