A friend last week was appalled that I was not yet subscribing to DogTV, the 24-hour pay service that was daily pacifying his pooches. Didn't I understand the value of canine kitsch?
Mark Steines, now co-host of Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family," admits he had no inkling that Burnett was destined to lead the charge on the contemporary wave of reality programming.
Ric Robertson is stepping down as AMPAS chief operating officer to become a consultant. Robertson will focus on the Oscarcast, awards rules and categories. His duties of overseeing the staff and…
“Justified” showrunner Graham Yost became friendly with author Elmore Leonard during the development of the FX drama derived from Leonard’s novella “Fire in the Hole.” Yost remembered Leonard, who…
Veteran publicist Eddie Michaels, whose clients included Chris Meledandri’s Illumination and Noah Wyle, died Thursday after battling brain cancer for several years. He was 49. Michaels most recently…
As Comic-Con has grown and movies like "The Avengers" and "Avatar" mushroomed into huge boxoffice attractions, the media have understandably become increasingly enamored with the convention. But to…
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
Ginger Gonzaga has been cast in FX's upcoming laffer "Legit."
Alan Kirschenbaum was a comedy writer's writer. He grew up steeped in the Borscht Belt tradition, thanks to his father, Catskills favorite Freddie Roman. Throughout his 30-year career as a TV scribe…
Film throws together a lot of superficially flashy elements that never gel in any organic way.
Alexei Balabanov's "Me Too" tracks a gaggle of roughneck pilgrims on a mission to a bell tower in the middle of a deathly, irradiated area that will supposedly transport them to a realm of eternal…