Show hinges on one's tolerance level for a comedian whose grating style still fills concert halls.
Back when Paula Abdul tweeted her farewell I proposed that altering the judging dynamics would potentially be good news for "American Idol," injecting some new energy into a familiar format. Adding…
You get a chance to work with damn few legends in this business (or any business, I suppose), and Army Archerd was certainly that. Army died Tuesday (here's the full Variety obit) at the age of 87…
The debate over healthcare reform has provided a vivid reminder that senior citizens are not to be trifled with in the political realm.
CW pops out this slick but slight variation on bloodsucker lore.
A brief announcement about a change in Variety's TV review policy that I'm planning to implement in an effort to save time given the crush of original programming that comes our way. Although we will…
The promise and energy seen with the debut of "Glee" last spring is gone in two additional hours.
Success will ultimately depend on ecology — that is, the level of demand for recycled trash.
Jay Leno has always cultivated the image of a hard-working, blue-collar guy -- one who has downplayed past talk of discord with David Letterman by saying there's no reason to shed tears for…
Before anybody gets too excited about the Daily Beast reporting that Charles Gibson is "livid" about Diane Sawyer succeeding him, let's remember reporter Rebecca Dana's last major TV news-related…
Misfiring on every conceivable front, movie is nothing short of an endurance test.