| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's the sound most have learned to ignore when she's around. Where there is Julie Plec, the co-creator of "The Vampire Diaries," there's a near constant hum — a sort of real-life soundtrack that rivals the intense, forlorn music on the popular CW...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Fox premieres two new sitcoms Tuesday. One I would recommend; the other, I would not.
Let's begin with the better: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which deems Andy Samberg ready for prime time, is set in a New York police precinct; its noble lineage runs back...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:55 PM
"The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete" is a moving bit of mischief and mayhem that will break your heart, give you hope, make you laugh, possibly cry.
Set in the Brooklyn projects a few years after the economic slide of 2008, it follows the saga of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The African Americans: Many Rivers...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Underscoring the breadth of HBO documentaries, the network's Monday series will in the next two weeks air "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1," its latest depressing commemoration of Veteran's Day; and "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," a look at the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The comedian has followed in the footsteps of such other humorists as Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy in being successful with concert films.
He tackles a wide range of subjects in this one, compiled from two performances he gave at New York's Madison...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
When your song refers to "the eye of the tiger" -- as the latest from Katy Perry does -- you can more or less go two ways with your visuals: boxing ring or jungle.
Having donned a pair of gloves (a la Rocky Balboa) for her performance of "Roar" on...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country.
After being almost off the showbiz grid...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:20 PM
What follows are a few highlights from the history of one of the most famous streets in the world.
1906: Burton E. Grant and other investors buy land on the former Rancho Rodeo de las Aguas. The land will become Beverly Hills, and the city's main street...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Eddie Murphy and Paramount may have found an old friend to help guide the ship on the latest installment in the "Beverly Hills Cop" franchise.
Sources tell Variety that Jerry Bruckheimer is in talks to come back on as a producer of "Beverly Hills Cop 4"...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
You'd think Lorne Michaels might be able to relax.
He just hired a whopping six new cast members (can anyone recall a season where he took in more than three?) to his late-night institution, "Saturday Night Live," and one has to assume in all that talent...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Comcast Corp.'s naming of Jeff Shell as head of Universal's movie studio may have taken many by surprise last week, given his lack of experience and profile in Hollywood's notoriously insular film industry.
But when viewed as a reflection of (or window...