Thursday, September 3, 2015

Television

Comedy Central’s Drunk History returned for its third season Tuesday night, with the show setting its comedic sights clearly on the great state of New Jersey — and not because of Snooki, either.
By Brian Steinberg LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The spotlight in late night is on Stephen Colbert as he prepares to launch his CBS...
What would you do if a man professing to be Abraham asked to borrow your car so he could take his son Isaac to a mountain to sacrifice...
With roles in Amazon’s “Hand of God” and Fox’s “Empire,” the actor who made his reputation playing...
A Fox News television newswoman has filed a federal suit claiming a toy maker has damaged her journalistic credibility. Harris Faulkner...
Chris Christie may be a big fan of Bruce Springsteen's, but last night on Fox’s Hannity, the New Jersey governor set the record straight:...
Recently, I was forced by a cold to cancel a much-anticipated visit to the country. On the upside, I did not have to miss the satisfying finale of Tierra de Reyes (Land of Kings), a Spanish-language telenovela set in Texas ranch country that I had watched faithfully for 159 episodes.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Dancing With the Stars" is getting ready to twirl into its 21st season with a new cast of celebrity contestants, which was...
NEW YORK (AP) - Survival expert Bear Grylls has bagged his biggest celebrity yet for a walk in the wilderness - President Barack Obama.
NEW YORK (AP) - The IFC network has postponed an episode of its new comedy series "Documentary Now!" that was supposed to air this week out of sensitivity to the on-air shootings of two Virginia television journalists.
Captain America star Chris Evans, who has been described as "easy on the eyes" by at least one film expert, has a soft spot for romantic fare.
By Whitney Friedlander LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" has added one more person to its inaugural week's guest list: Vice...
Christie’s appearance on “The Tonight Show" dug much deeper than the typical jokes about the New Jersey governor’s weight. During one segment, he aired complaints about the first debate on Fox News Channel.
The MTV Video Music Awards — a night of music, nudity, unscripted drama and … farting? That’s what it seemed to turn into Sunday night when a flatulent sound erupted through the microphone as Taylor Swift was announcing her new music video for “Wildest Dreams.”
By Matthew Chernov LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spoiler alert: This recap contains plot details from the latest episode of "Fear the Walking Dead." After...
By Brian Lowry LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Falling Skies" had been running on fumes for a while, frustratingly so in its final season, which should...
The “Philadelphia Television” version of the “Images of America” book series celebrates the city’s significant role in TV history
By Elizabeth Wagmeister LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a night full of surprises, Taylor Swift shocked the audience within minutes of the 2015 MTV Video...
The story of drug lord Pablo Escobar is epic by definition: The Colombian bandido who ran the Medellín Cartel through the 1980s was the richest criminal in history, with a net worth of more than $30 billion.
MTV Video Music Awards. Miley Cyrus, who kicked up quite a stink with her twerk-eriffic performance with Robin Thicke in 2013, hosts MTV's ode to the medium it no longer plays. Kanye West receives the Video Vanguard Award. Fingers crossed Taylor Swift crashes the stage. 9 p.m. Sunday on MTV.
By Jacob Bryant LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Beliebers and non-Beliebers alike better prepare themselves: Justin Bieber will be appearing on "Today"...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - IFC's "Documentary Now!" is the latest TV show to reschedule an episode in the wake of the tragic shooting deaths of Alison...
Ellen Gray dishes on this weekend's top TV shows to watch.
By Mannie Holmes LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Marking 20 years since viewers sat around their televisions to watch the verdict of the "trial of the century...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - More big names have joined HBO Films' Bernie Madoff project, Variety has learned. Michelle Pfeiffer will play Ruth Madoff...
With a fly's memory and a fly's fidelity, television isn't much for legacies.