Sunday, August 30, 2015

Television

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...
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...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - More big names have joined HBO Films' Bernie Madoff project, Variety has learned. Michelle Pfeiffer...
With a fly's memory and a fly's fidelity, television isn't much for legacies.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A "Sons of Anarchy" spinoff is in the works at FX with Kurt Sutter at the helm, Variety has confirmed.
PENSACOLA, Florida (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he's proud of kicking one of the country's best-known Spanish-language journalists out of an Iowa news conference - the latest in a series of clashes with the media.
By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Even before the details of millions of users of infidelity website Ashley Madison were hacked and...
By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - USA Network has postponed tonight's scheduled season finale of hacker drama series "Mr. Robot" for...
By Elizabeth Wagmeister LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Paula Deen is leaving the kitchen for the ballroom. The former Food Network star has reportedly...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Alison Sweeney is leaving NBC's "The Biggest Loser," Variety has confirmed. Sweeney will not be present for the hit weight...
“Mob Wives” star Natalie DiDonato and model Amber Rose and are expected to star in two different upcoming reality shows.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are the inspiration behind an in-the-works sitcom, tentatively called “Ordinary People,” after Legend’s Grammy-winning song.
The Rock rolls on as a big winner on TV: The first season of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's football comedy Ballers was HBO's most-watched half-hour show in six years, says Variety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Female directors are getting slightly more work in the expanding world of TV series and outlets, but the same can't be said for their minority counterparts, according to a new Directors Guild of America study.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joy Behar is returning to "The View" as a co-host, part of an overhauled panel that also will include newcomers Candace Cameron Bure and Paula Faris.
By Debra Birnbaum LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Chaos!" shouts Brad Falchuk, one of the creators of "Scream Queens," who's on the New Orleans set directing...
Two new shows this week bear the mark of their auteurish creators: Accomplished filmmaker Edward Burns brings dramatic gravitas to the small screen with the period drama Public Morals, and stand-up comic Jerrod Carmichael manages to tackle weighty issues using a cliched sitcom format.
*  CHASING LIFE. 9 tonight, ABC Family. The unexpected loss at the end of last week's episode wasn't the only surprise in store for April (Italia Ricci). Someone saw this coming, even if she didn't.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bindi Irwin will compete on season 21 of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead," the much-anticipated companion series to megahit zombie drama "The Walking Dead," opened to...
'My life is over!" How many times do we hear people say that? How many times do we say it ourselves when faced with major disappointments in our personal lives or careers?
Philly native Lee Daniels has already been sued several times over his hit show Empire, but now another lawsuit is seeking $500 million in damages.