| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Prime-time TV is going gray.
After decades chasing young viewers, the broadcast networks are starting to shift tactics — peppering their lineups with shows and actors who appeal to the growing audience of aging baby boomers.
"The Millers" on CBS...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Since winning the Emmy for playing shot-calling criminal matriarch Mags Bennett on "Justified," Margo Martindale has been doing impressive work across the spectrum. TV critics have singled out her performance opposite Will Arnett and Beau Bridges on the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Julia Roberts is not pregnant, and she doesn't seem to want to get pregnant ever again.
Reports began percolating that the 46-year-old might be expecting a fourth child when photos of her wearing a baggy sweater while visiting her in-laws surfaced...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
MTV announced Saturday it plans to stay in the hirsute game, renewing "Teen Wolf" for a fourth season and pairing it with a "Wolf"-related talk show.
The series will return in 2014 with 12 episodes. And taking a cue from older cohorts like AMC and FX...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
June Squibb was in a bit of shock when she first saw her performance as the tart-tongued wife of Bruce Dern's character in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska."
Squibb had encountered women like the controlling, outspoken Kate growing up in a small town in...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The new drama "August: Osage County," based on the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning Tracy Letts play of the same name, tells the story of a dysfunctional family reuniting in Oklahoma over a fractious few days, during which dark secrets and old grudges are...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Margo Martindale leans conspiratorially toward Beau Bridges on a love seat in an sparse second-story lounge at CBS Studios in the San Fernando Valley.
"Where are you in 'Masters of Sex'?" she asks.
Bridges' jaw drops, and his trademark bushy...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Finally, a film festival for the over-50 crowd.
AARP's Movies For Grownups Film Festival, opening Nov. 14 and continuing through Nov. 17 at Regal Cinemas in L.A. Live, will feature nine films with appeal to the 50-plus moviegoer that are being...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:30 PM
"Blurred Lines" is the song of the year -- and it could also be the theme song for this year's supporting races.
Julia Roberts, Barkhad Abdi, Josh Brolin, Daniel Bruhl, Steve Coogan, Will Forte and Jake Gyllenhaal are being proposed in the supporting...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Every Friday through the Oscars on March 2, 2014, Variety's awards editor Tim Gray offers a rundown of the warming trends and cold fronts in our weekly "Temperature Gauge," in addition to his latest projections in each of the major awards categories....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:33 AM
One of the pivotal scenes in "August: Osage County," the upcoming screen adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, is an explosive family dinner where barbs are hurled and dark secrets are revealed. For director John Wells and his all-star...