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  • Babs Streisand and Seth Rogen do a road trip. Movie. Road trip movie.

     
    “My Mother's Curse” sounds like the biggest kvetch-fest since Babs S. signed on to the “Meet the Parents” franchise. Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand play mom and son who have to take a road trip together. He's an inventor trying to...
  • Jennifer Aniston: The scent of jasmine, and a gift for Oprah, but alas, no 'SNL'

     
    Jennifer Aniston released a fragrance and with Adam Sandler promoted "Just Go With It." Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show....
  • Randy Newman on playing at the Oscars: 'It's not, ahem, a great audience'

     
    Randy Newman made himself famous writing pungent, often hilarious songs about oddballs, fat boys, short people, Huey Long and anyone else he thought was worthy of a satiric jab in the ribs. When he saw the fiery racist Lester Maddox......
  • Lifetime's top programming executive resigns

     
    A top executive at Lifetime Television has resigned at a time when the cable channel is starting to make a shift in its programming strategy. JoAnn Alfano, Lifetime's executive vice president of entertainment, said Friday that she was leaving. Her......
  • Aaron Gray gets some love on TNT

     
    As someone who covered his high school career at Emmaus High School, I have to say it still fascinates me that I am watching an NBA playoff game from The Staples Center -- complete with Jack Nicholson and Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels in the...
  • Will Ferrell to get the Mark Twain prize. Where's his book?

     
    Wouldn't it be nice if new Mark Twain Prize winner Will Ferrell had, like Mark Twain, written a book?...
  • NBC picks up 'Smash,' 'Prime Suspect,' 'Up All Night,' 'Whitney'

     
    NBC orders new shows for the fall...
  • Life after NBC: Is there an Oscar in Dick Ebersol's future?

     
    This is the time of year when the Motion Picture Academy is being flooded with resumes from all sorts of film producers who for some reason have an insane urge to produce the Academy Awards. It's a thankless job, since......
  • Sunday Conversation: Alec Baldwin is on a sugar-free high

     
    Alec Baldwin discusses his record-holding hosting duties on "Saturday Night Live" and his future on NBC's '30 Rock' ... and those Schweddy Balls....
  • Sightings: Eva Longoria power-mingles, Liz Taylor is missed

     
    Peek inside Variety's Power of Women, Macy's Passport's Glamorama event, Teen Vogue's Young Hollywood celebration and UCLA Rape Treatment Center's fundraiser brunch with the "Mad Men" cast. The Ministry has your updated star sightings, with glimpses of...
  • Paul McCartney's ballet 'Ocean's Kingdom' debuts in New York

     
    It's been 47 years since Paul McCartney first came to New York and was greeted by wailing female fans at JFK airport, but at Lincoln Center Thursday night, as the 69-year old former Beatle jauntily walked down the red carpet to attend the world premiere...
  • George Harrison: A video miscellany

     
    On Wednesday, HBO will premiere Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World," his big documentary on the "quiet Beatle." (My review is here.) Although the film, which concludes Thursday, is three and a half hours long, it necessarily....