Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Television

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Viola Davis is attached to star in an HBO telepic about the life of Harriet Tubman, the activist who helped devise a system that allowed hundreds of slaves to escape to freedom via the Underground Railroad.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - VH1 has gone off the rails of "The Osbournes" train.
Early in the second half of HBO's J.K. Rowling adaptation, The Casual Vacancy, Michael Gambon's character, Howard Mollison, visits his doctor to get antibiotic ointment for a skin condition.
By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - ABC News' interview with Bruce Jenner on Friday was a poignant, restrained, socially conscious portrait...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In a surprising twist, both "Days of Our Lives" and "The Young and the Restless" took home the top soap prize at Sunday's Daytime Emmys.
The Travel Channel's Time Traveling with Brian Unger gets local tonight
By Laura Prudom LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spoiler warning: Do not read on unless you've seen "Game of Thrones" episode 503, titled "High Sparrow." The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings - and not worn by DeGeneres.
British filmmaker Nick Broomfield ("Kurt & Courtney") explores the case of a suspected serial killer whose neighbors in South Central Los Angeles initially couldn't imagine that the family man they knew could be responsible for the deaths of what may have been dozens of poor, black women.
As her Oscar-nominated film comes to PBS, she’s found few people, even those who were there, knew the full story of the Saigon evacuation.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Say "Cheers!" to the first-ever sitcom Web series taped in front of a live studio audience, "L.A. Beer."