Dabney Coleman, the Emmy-winning character actor who starred in the 1980 comedy classic “9 to 5” and whose career in film and television spanned six decades, died Thursday at his home in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 92. Coleman’s death was confirmed to Variety by his daughter, Quincy Coleman. “My father crafted his time here on earth […]

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Hollywood A-listers took to social media this weekend to honor Sam Rubin, the beloved KTLA anchor who died on Friday. “Your professionalism was unmatched by your kindness and humanity,” Viola Davis wrote on Instagram. “I will miss your presence on The Red Carpet. God bless your loved ones. Godspeed.” Rubin was a popular entertainment anchor on KTLA-TV’s morning […]

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Law & Order is losing another veteran actor. The NBC drama will bid farewell to star Camryn Manheim on May 16, the season 23 finale. The actress was a key part of the cast when Dick Wolf revived the flagship procedural for its 21st season. Manheim becomes the second star to depart L&O this season with her upcoming exit coming […]

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Andy Cohen is continuing on with Watch What Happens Live. Bravo has renewed his much-buzzed-about late night talk show through 2025 after completing an investigation into accusations from former stars of The Real Housewives, the franchise on which he is also an executive producer. “The outside investigation into the recent allegations made by Brandi Glanville and Leah McSweeney against […]

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Kim Godwin, the ABC News president who was the first Black woman to run a broadcast network news operation, is leaving the Disney unit amid increasing concern about the way she was managing the home of shows like “Good Morning America” and “World News Tonight.” Godwin told staffers in a memo Sunday that she planned to “retire […]

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The “Night Court” sequel series has been renewed for Season 3 at NBC, Variety has learned. The multi-cam comedy aired its second season between December 2023 and March 2024, with the season finale airing on March 26. Per NBC, the 13 episode season has reached 24 million viewers combined across all platforms to date. It ranks as the […]

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TikTok is capping off this week of NewFronts in New York with an even larger extravaganza than its first-ever edition in 2023. The show is scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. ET, and this post will be updated as things unfold. While it is highly unlikely to be referenced during the event, TikTok has been under a […]

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While announcing its schedule for the 2024-25 TV season Thursday, CBS also got a head start on the season after that. The network has formally greenlit Sheriff Country, a spinoff of its second-year drama Fire Country. Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Gotham) will star, reprising her role from an April Fire Country episode that set up the spinoff. Sheriff Country won’t premiere, however, until the 2025-26 season. […]

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Good news for The Conners fans. The Roseanne follow-up, which just marked its 100th episode, will be getting a seventh season. The renewal is being finalized, with a short order to wrap the story expected, sources said. I hear it will be around six episodes, and the main cast, including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert and Lecy Goranson, is expected to return. Six […]

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Barbra Streisand is addressing her Instagram reply to Melissa McCarthy after she went viral for asking if she had used Ozempic. “OMG,” Streisand shared in a statement on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter. “I went on Instagram to see the photos we’d posted of the beautiful flowers I’d received for my birthday! Below them […]

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Paramount Global CEO Bob Bakish is officially out at the company. The entertainment conglomerate — in the middle of a sales process — is turning to a handful of top executives to run the company. Chris McCarthy, George Cheeks and Brian Robbins will make up an “Office of the CEO,” running Paramount on a day-to-day basis […]

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O.J. Simpson died April 10. But the media age ushered in by his presence, his saga and his white Bronco, remains very much with us. An all-time great NFL running back-turned-actor, Simpson was a minor celebrity and part of a circle of fame-adjacent Los Angeles hangers-on in the 1990s. (Notably, Simpson’s close friends included the Kardashian […]

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Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer,” an unsettling look at the dawn of the atomic era, dominated the 96th Academy Awards on Sunday, winning seven prizes, including best picture and best director. The film, which took on an added resonance at a time of international conflict, also scored Oscars for Cillian Murphy’s haunted lead performance as J. Robert Oppenheimer and Robert Downey […]

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Steve Lawrence, a king among easy-listening crooners who rocketed to fame in the ’50s and ’60s as half of the duo Steve and Eydie, died Thursday at age 88. Lawrence died at home in Los Angeles, and the cause of death was complications from Alzheimer’s disease, according to a spokesperson for the family, Susan DuBow. […]

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Richard Lewis, the stand-up comedian who also starred alongside Larry David in “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” has died due to a heart attack, Variety has confirmed. He was 76. Lewis announced last April he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and was retiring from stand-up comedy. He most recently appeared in Season 12 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” currently airing on […]

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Back To The Future star Michael J Fox, who is living with Parkinson’s disease, made a surprise appearance at the BAFTAs to present the best film award. The 62-year-old actor came onstage in a wheelchair but insisted on standing up at the podium to hand out the prize to Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. Fox received a […]

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“And the BAFTA goes to… Oppenheimer” Those words were on BAFTA Film Awards ceremony presenters’ lips a total of seven times in London on Sunday at the ceremony, hosted by Scottish actor David Tennant (Doctor Who, Inside Man) at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in the British capital. Those included the lips of Michael J. Fox, who unveiled the best […]

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Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, SZA and Billie Eilish were among the winners at the 2024 Grammy Awards, which were handed out Sunday in 94 categories. The awards were presented in two separate ceremonies taking place in Los Angeles. Taylor Swift won album of the year for Midnights, making her the first person to win that category four […]

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Carl Weathers, who starred as Apollo Creed in the first four Rocky films and appeared in Predator, The Mandalorian, Happy Gilmore, Action Jackson, Arrested Development and dozens of other films and TV shows, died Thursday, his family announced. He was 76. “We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Carl Weathers,” his family said in a statement. “He […]

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Taylor Swift might be Super Bowl-bound. The pop star could be on hand in Las Vegas to cheer on boyfriend Travis Kelce in two weeks after he and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 in the AFC championship game on Sunday. Swift watched the game from a suite and joined Kelce on the field afterward to celebrate, greeting […]

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The NFL defending champion Kansas City Chiefs will play against the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, as both teams emerged victorious from the league’s Championship Sunday. The Chiefs won, 17-10, in a hard-fought battle against the home team Baltimore Ravens to advance to the Big Game. Tight end Travis Kelce (you may have heard […]

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Comedy Central is reaching back to the past to keep its long-running “The Daily Show” going in the present. After scuttling a months-long search for a new host, the Paramount Global network said it has enlisted Jon Stewart, who presided over the late-night mainstay’s most popular era, to serve as its host on Monday nights throughout the 2024 […]

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Charles Osgood, the witty CBS News journalist who shepherded “CBS Sunday Morning” for more than two decades — a longer tenure than the show’s original host, Charles Kuralt — died Tuesday at 91 years of age after living for a period of time with dementia, according to CBS News. He also hosted a durable radio-news segment, “The […]

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“Oppenheimer,” a sprawling examination of the dawn of the Atomic Age, kicked off the race for the 96th Academy Awards on Tuesday, earning 13 nominations. It was followed closely behind by “Poor Things,” a feminist fantasy set in a steampunk world of mutants and male chauvinist pigs, which earned 11 nominations. “Killers of the Flower Moon,” a […]

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Three shows dominated the 2023 Emmy Awards on Monday night: “Succession,” “The Bear” and “Beef.” Each show nearly swept its respective category in the drama, comedy and limited series races. “Succession” and “The Bear” tied with a leading six wins each, and “Beef” followed closely with five trophies. Hosted by Anthony Anderson, the 75th Emmy […]

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