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Julie Chen returns to ‘Big Brother,’ signs off using Moonves name

It’s back to business as usual for Julie Chen — at least when it comes to hosting “Big Brother.” Less than a week after her...

Jerry Seinfeld on Louis C.K.’s standup return: ‘It’s his thing to...

Jerry Seinfeld is a celebrated comic, entertainer and actor, but even he isn’t sure how Louis C.K. should handle his career after he publicly...

Seth Meyers, Bruce Springsteen and more to honor veterans at Stand...

Top comedians and musicians will come together for the 12th annual Stand Up for Heroes on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Hulu Theater at...

Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ to open Tokyo Film Festival

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s “A Star Is Born” will open the 31st edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival. The film, which is...

‘Tonight Show’ nixes Norm Macdonald for #MeToo remarks

Norm Macdonald‘s appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” was hastily canceled Tuesday after the comedian stirred controversy with remarks about the #MeToo...

Jon Peters not a certified producer on ‘A Star Is Born’...

The Producers Guild of America has determined that Jon Peters is not part of the certified producing team for “A Star Is Born” and...

Viola Davis says she regrets her role in ‘The Help’

Viola Davis revealed that she has some regrets about one of her Oscar-nominated roles. “Have I ever done roles that I’ve regretted? I have, and...

Robert Redford on his retirement: ‘I can’t last forever’

Robert Redford may have said he was retiring after his latest film, “The Old Man and the Gun,” but the legendary actor and director...

Bob Dylan to open renovated Met Philadelphia

Live Nation and developer Eric Blumenfeld announced today that Bob Dylan will be the first act to perform at the renovated Met Philadelphia on Dec. 3. The 110-year-old...

Jimmy Kimmel, chefs and foodies raise $1.5M for childhood cancer

Chefs and stars came together at UCLA Saturday for the ninth edition of L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Stand, which raised an all-time record of...

Carrie Underwood to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Country star Carrie Underwood will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Sept. 20. Underwood’s will be the 2,646th star on the Hollywood Walk of...

Nicki Minaj: Fight with Cardi B was mortifying and humiliating

Nicki Minaj took to the airwaves on Monday afternoon to address her fight with Cardi B at a Fashion Week event in New York...

Nicki Minaj: Fight with Cardi B was mortifying and humiliating

Nicki Minaj took to the airwaves on Monday afternoon to address her fight with Cardi B at a Fashion Week event in New York...

Nicki Minaj: Fight with Cardi B was mortifying and humiliating

Nicki Minaj took to the airwaves on Monday afternoon to address her fight with Cardi B at a Fashion Week event in New York...

Judi Dench to receive Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Icon Award

Judi Dench will be honored with the Golden Icon award at the Zurich Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actress will attend the festival to collect...

Emmys make history as black actors sweep guest categories

For the first time in Emmy history, the trophies for all four guest actor categories went to African-American performers. Tiffany Haddish won best guest actress...

Ariana Grande pays tribute to Mac Miller with touching photo

The day after Mac Miller died of an apparent drug overdose at the age of 26, Ariana Grande, whom he dated for two years,...

Penn Badgley on possible ‘Gossip Girl’ reunion: ‘Never say never’

Penn Badgley isn’t saying yes to a “Gossip Girl” reunion. But he’s also not ruling it out completely. “I suppose you should never say never,”...

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn leave ‘Project Runway’ for new Amazon...

Auf wiedersehen, indeed. Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, the stars who turned “Project Runway” into one of the first and biggest cable reality-TV hits of...

John Lennon, Yoko Ono documentary to reveal the untold story of...

A new feature documentary will use unseen archive and access to material from John Lennon’s estate to relay the untold story behind his classic...

Feds investigating Weinstein’s alleged ties to Black Cube spy firm

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York is looking into Harvey Weinstein‘s relationship with the private spy firm Black Cube to determine whether the...

Mick Jagger joins cast of heist thriller ‘Burnt Orange Heresy’

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has joined Claes Bang and Elizabeth Debicki in director Giuseppe Capotondi’s thriller “The Burnt Orange Heresy.” Jagger will portray an...

Mick Jagger joins cast of heist thriller ‘Burnt Orange Heresy’

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has joined Claes Bang and Elizabeth Debicki in director Giuseppe Capotondi’s thriller “The Burnt Orange Heresy.” Jagger will portray an...

Anne Hathaway to be honored by Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign will honor Anne Hathaway with the HRC National Equality Award at the 22nd annual HRC National Dinner on Saturday, Sept....

Donald Sutherland to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Zurich Film Festival

Donald Sutherland will be honored with the Zurich Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award at its upcoming 14th edition. There will also be a retrospective...

Wanda Sykes gets Netflix stand-up special after salary dispute

Wanda Sykes will star in a brand new stand-up comedy special for Netflix, the streaming giant announced Wednesday. The hour-long special — Sykes’ fifth overall...

Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert to present Twain Prize to Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The stars are coming out for Julia Louis-Dreyfus. An A-list lineup of celebrity guests — including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Jerry Seinfeld — is...

Tracee Ellis Ross returning as American Music Awards host

Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced today that Tracee Ellis Ross, star of ABC’s hit comedy “Black-ish,” will return as host and an executive...

SAG-AFTRA Foundation to honor Lady Gaga and Harrison Ford

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation will present this year’s Artists Inspiration Awards to Harrison Ford and Lady Gaga at its third annual Patron of the Artists...

Lil Pump tells fans he’s going to jail for parole violation

Lil Pump has told fans he is going to jail after being arrested in Miami for driving without a license. The arrest violates his...

Foo Fighters postpone shows after Dave Grohl loses voice

Foo Fighters have rescheduled two shows on the Canadian leg of their “Concrete and Gold” tour after frontman Dave Grohl “suffered a loss of...

NBC chief explains decision to block Farrow’s Weinstein exposé

NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack sent employees a detailed memo and an 11-page analysis Monday spelling out why the news organization felt it could...

City leaders: Cops ‘acted appropriately’ in shooting of ‘ER’ actress

South Pasadena, Calif., city leaders cautioned the public against making preliminary judgments about the fatal shooting of “ER” actress Vanessa Marquez at her home...

‘General Hospital’ star Susan Brown dead at 86

Soap opera veteran Susan Brown, best known for her role as Dr. Gail Adamson Baldwin on “General Hospital,” died Friday after a battle with...

‘General Hospital’ star Susan Brown dead at 86

Soap opera veteran Susan Brown, best known for her role as Dr. Gail Adamson Baldwin on “General Hospital,” died Friday after a battle with...

Lady Gaga’s ‘A Star Is Born’ gets eight-minute ovation in Venice

The world premiere of “A Star Is Born” received a warm eight-minute ovation at the Venice Film Festival after the musical drama’s gala screening...

Neil Armstrong’s sons defend absence of flag-planting in ‘First Man’

Neil Armstrong’s sons and director Damien Chazelle have defended the absence of a flag-planting scene in the movie “First Man,” which details the 1969...

Morgan Freeman Nat Geo series moving forward after misconduct investigation

Nat Geo will resume production on Morgan Freeman’s “The Story of God” after investigating claims of sexual misconduct against the actor. “Through production on critically...

‘A Star Is Born’ theater struck by lightning on premiere night

Lady Gaga’s world premiere of “A Star Is Born” has taken the Venice Film Festival by storm, literally. About halfway through the Friday night screening...

‘A Star Is Born’ theater struck by lightning on premiere night

Lady Gaga’s world premiere of “A Star Is Born” has taken the Venice Film Festival by storm, literally. About halfway through the Friday night screening...

‘A Star Is Born’ theater struck by lightning on premiere night

Lady Gaga’s world premiere of “A Star Is Born” has taken the Venice Film Festival by storm, literally. About halfway through the Friday night screening...

Tom Cruise’s ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ pushed back to 2020

Tom Cruise‘s “Top Gun” sequel, “Top Gun: Maverick,” has been pushed back nearly a year from July 12, 2019, to June 26, 2020. Paramount Pictures...

Jane Krakowski signs on to Apple’s Emily Dickinson series

Jane Krakowski has joined the cast of the upcoming Apple series “Dickinson,” Variety has learned. The comedy series follows renowned poet Emily Dickinson, who will be...

Alec Baldwin drops out of ‘Joker’ movie

Just two days after it was announced that Alec Baldwin would be playing Batman’s father, Thomas Wayne, in Joaquin Phoenix’s “Joker” movie, he revealed that...

Meek Mill to make dramatic return to ‘The Tonight Show’

Just hours after appearing as musical guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last August, Meek Mill was arrested for reckless endangerment after...

Katharine McPhee takes jab at Taylor Hicks while urging fans to...

“American Idol” Season 5 runner-up Katharine McPhee has a message for fans: elections have consequences. To prove her point, McPhee tweeted a photo of herself...

Katharine McPhee takes jab at Taylor Hicks while urging fans to...

“American Idol” Season 5 runner-up Katharine McPhee has a message for fans: elections have consequences. To prove her point, McPhee tweeted a photo of herself...

Amandla Stenberg defends her upcoming controversial Holocaust film

Amandla Stenberg’s upcoming film “Where Hands Touch,” which is set during the Holocaust, has raised many eyebrows ahead of its release. The romantic period piece...

Matt Smith cast in ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

From the Whoniverse, to Buckingham Palace, to a galaxy far, far away. Sources tell Variety that “The Crown” star Matt Smith is joining “Star Wars: Episode IX,”...

Austin Film Festival taps Larry Wilmore for TV Writing Award

The Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference has selected Larry Wilmore as the recipient of its 2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award. The award will be...

Austin Film Festival taps Larry Wilmore for TV Writing Award

The Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference has selected Larry Wilmore as the recipient of its 2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award. The award will be...

Austin Film Festival taps Larry Wilmore for TV Writing Award

The Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference has selected Larry Wilmore as the recipient of its 2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award. The award will be...

Austin Film Festival taps Larry Wilmore for TV Writing Award

The Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference has selected Larry Wilmore as the recipient of its 2018 Outstanding Television Writer Award. The award will be...

2020 SAG Awards slated for two weeks before Oscars

The SAG Awards have staked out Jan. 26, 2020, as the date for its 26th annual ceremonies, claiming a date that’s two weeks before...

Tate Taylor to direct Jessica Chastain’s ‘Eve’ after Matthew Newton backlash

Tate Taylor has replaced Matthew Newton as director of Jessica Chastain’s “Eve,” two weeks after Newton left the project following online backlash due to...

Weird Al: Please don’t pick-ax my Walk of Fame star

With Hollywood Walk of Fame stars being smashed left and right these days — just kidding, it’s only Donald Trump’s — Weird Al Yankovic...

Emma Watson joins Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’

Emma Watson is set to join Greta Gerwig’s star-studded remake of “Little Women.” Sources say Watson is playing the part originally intended for Emma Stone,...

David Bowie mentor, famed choreographer dead at 80

British choreographer, mime and David Bowie mentor Lindsay Kemp died Saturday morning in Livorno, Italy. He was 80. Director Nendie Pinto-Duschinsky, who was making a...

Paul Thomas Anderson wins record third Fipresci prize for ‘Phantom Thread’

Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” has won the Fipresci Grand Prix, the top prize of the International Federation of Film Critics. The US filmmaker...

Journey’s Neal Schon demands sole credit for Aretha tribute

Neal Schon isn’t one to miss a chance to let the world know that he’s not entirely in sync with the rest of the...

Nicki Minaj accuses Travis Scott’s manager Irving Azoff of ‘smear campaign’

Since its launch last week, Nicki Minaj has used her Beats 1 radio show the way Donald Trump uses his Twitter account, as a...

Jim Parsons expresses ‘intense gratitude’ for ‘Big Bang Theory’ fans, crew...

“The Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons has expressed “intense gratitude” for the show’s fans, its crew and his castmates on the heels of...

Jon Hamm, Ed Harris join Tom Cruise’s ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Jon Hamm, Ed Harris and Lewis Pullman have been cast in Tom Cruise‘s “Top Gun: Maverick” for Paramount Pictures. “Oblivion” helmer Joe Kosinski is directing...

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