Jean Stapleton, who won three Emmys and charmed audiences as the “dingbat” Edith Bunker on the groundbreaking TV show “All in the Family,” died Friday in New York of natural causes. She was 90…
Emmy-winning and Oscar- and Tony-nominated writer Fay Kanin, who was the first full-term female president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, an advocate for film preservation and a…
To say that "Amelia" never gets off the ground would be an understatement.
Does an exemplary job of celebrating the seminal achievements of Gertrude Berg and reaffirming her status as a broadcasting pioneer.
Spike Lee loses the battles and the war in "Miracle at St. Anna," a poorly constructed drama designed to spotlight the role of black American soldiers in World War II.
Joseph Sargent has directed a trio of Emmy-winning HBO movies, and he delivers another contender here with this impeccably crafted look at a crucial window in the life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt…
Zelnick Media -- latest venture of former BMG Entertainment and 20th Century Fox topper Strauss Zelnick -- has inked a deal to exploit thousands of stories and essays from classic American weekly…
Multi-Tony-nominated writer-composer John LaChiusa ("The Wild Party," "Marie Christine") has wrought a melodious but substance-deprived sojourn into the private lives of some of the most public women…
Jean Stapleton as Eleanor Roosevelt: The idea seems a delicious match of under-utilized actress and under-dramatized icon. But "Eleanor: Her Secret Journey," which the actress has been performing…
Joan Vail Thorne's play "The Exact Center of the Universe" closes Jan. 9 at the Century Theater after a run of 143 performances at the Off Broadway Union Square venue. Lead producers Elsa Daspin Haft…
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