A sobering lecture on the Middle East as well as an interesting exercise in multimedia.
Vanity Fair is out with its latest 100 Most Influential power list, which only serves to remind us how idiotic and pointless such exercises usually are. When you put Johnny Depp ahead of Brian…
There's only so much space available for one of my regular columns, but the latest — about the tough choices facing the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in negotiating a new TV deal for the…
Syfy's reality TV is just plain weird – a mix of gearhead goofiness, a la "Mythbusters," and paranoid "What might be out there?" speculation, a la "The X-Files." Invariably, the shows feature teams…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences can count its blessings. . .
"Roots" producer David L. Wolper was memorialized Tuesday afternoon for a career that spanned nearly a half-century as a visionary and showman.
Oh no they didn't: Bravo — a.k.a. "The Real Housewives" channel — just announced "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" will premiere on Oct. 14. Apparently, "The Plastic Housewives" didn't clear…
First Tom DeLay, now Bristol Palin. I'm starting to wonder if "Dancing With the Stars'" producers are employing what might be called a red-state strategy. Obviously, the goal is to get names that…
1) People tend to like me much better when I've recently written something nice about them. 2) Even on a year when HBO was shut out in the series categories, the pay service managed to cast a giant…
Emmy voters came up with a crowdpleasing assortment of choices for the firstrate telecast.
Two final thoughts. Full review to come on the main Variety site. 1) Good for "Modern Family." It's a true comedy. "Glee" simply isn't. Oh, and we can all look forward to Sofia Vergara running naked…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions