Updated below. Not all radio personalities translate well to TV — just ask Howard Stern — and Wendy Williams charitably got off to a rocky start with her new syndicated daytime series. Bringing "The…
Universal will offer an edited "tamer" version of "Bruno" in the U.K. Meanwhile, the man identified as a terrorist in the movie is considering legal action and says he's long ago severed his ties to…
The fabled but reclusive Lena Horne was 92 years old recently so we still don't know how this legendary star feels about James Gavin's new book on her life, "Stormy Weather."
Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter play twisted versions of themselves in a new comedy series.
Updated and edited That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) spoke at the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor in his first high-profile…
The moment that stood out for me in HBO's "Teddy: In His Own Words," a high-caliber biography of Edward M. Kennedy, was a clip of a 1970 interview he gave with Barbara Walters. It is almost a year…
In the wake of "Entourage" producer Doug Ellin's recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter — in which he refers to his "very contentious relationship with (Variety TV critic) Brian Lowry" and…
Al Franken's success at winning a Senate seat inspired predictions that a cascade of celebrities will seek elective office. But his experience actually may have the opposite effect, and may give…
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation issued a statement late today officially denouncing the new Sacha Baron Cohen film "Bruno." The org had screened the movie in late April at the…
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