Jamie Foxx’s younger sister, DeOndra Dixon, has died at age 36. The Oscar-winning actor shared the sad news on social media, writing the “pain is unbelievable.” “My heart is shattered into a million pieces… my beautiful loving sister Deondra has transitioned,” Foxx said on Monday. “I say transitioned because she will always be alive… anyone […]

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LeBron James is continuing to use his power for good. The NBA icon’s company Springhill Entertainment is producing a documentary on the 1919 Tulsa, Oklahoma race massacree. According to Variety, SpringHill is teaming with CNN  on the project. Titled Dreamland: The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street, the film is already in production. Jamal Henderson, SpringHill’s chief content […]

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Thomas Haden Church will star in and executive produce the multi-cam comedy “The Texanist” currently in development at Fox. The series, which Variety exclusively reported was in development back in January, is innspired by the long-running Texas Monthly column of the same name. It centers on Dave (Church), an opinionated Austin-area radio show host who calls ‘em like he sees […]

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HBO’s limited series Scenes From a Marriage is replacing one multiple Oscar nominee with another for its female lead. Jessica Chastain will star opposite Oscar Isaac in the drama, an adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s 1970s miniseries. She takes over the part from Michelle Williams, who had to drop out because of scheduling conflicts. Hagai Levi (HBO’s Our Boys, In Treatment) […]

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Hello from the other side — of the scale. All eyes were on Adele for her “Saturday Night Live” hosting gig this weekend, showcasing her seriously slimmed-down physique. “I know I look really really different since you last saw me,” the singer said during her opening monologue, “but actually because of all the COVID restrictions and […]

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In a very non-traditional news cycle, Lester Holt is holding on to at least one regular habit. Since 2017, Holt has taken viewers of “NBC Nightly News” to meet with Americans on the ground in important areas of the country, part of a series known as “Across America.” His plans to visit people for the series’ fourth […]

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Wearing a mask, sunglasses and sweatpants, Jennifer Aniston dropped her ballot inside an official ballot drop box location on San Vicente Boulevard in West Hollywood. She posted a photo of the civic action for her 35.7 million Instagram followers with a message endorsing the Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris and explaining her […]

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Melissa Francis, a regular on the Fox News talk show Outnumbered and co-anchor of Fox Business’ After the Bell, has not been on the network since October 7 and her future is uncertain. The Los Angeles Times reported that Francis is in the middle of a gender-based pay discrimination claim against the company that is in the midst of arbitration. “Fox News Media regularly […]

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About 45 minutes before the final presidential debate began, fictional Donald Trump supporter Borat Sagdiyev tweeted a video “defending” Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani over what he calls a “an innocent sexy-time encounter” in Borat: Subsequent Movieflim. Borat then goes on to explain that the encounter — part of which was secretly shot for the film — is being “turned into something disgusting […]

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CBS News announced Thursday that Lesley Stahl’s “60 Minutes” interview with President Donald Trump will still air in full on Sunday. Trump leaked his own recording of the interview earlier Thursday, claiming it was conducted with “bias” and “hatred.” “The White House’s unprecedented decision to disregard their agreement with CBS News and release their footage […]

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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm doesn’t hit Amazon Prime Video until Friday. But Stephen Colbert could not wait to talk about a particularly newsworthy scene from the sequel on Wednesday night’s Late Show. “Every four years, around this time of the election, people start to worry about an October surprise,” the host said near the top of his monologue. “Today, we got […]

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Quibi has become the first causality of the streaming wars. The short-form streaming service founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg with a mammoth $2 billion investment is shutting down its operations after only seven months of operation. The streaming service will wind down its operations, which the company said Wednesday will take place over the next few […]

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Quibi, the struggling short-form mobile video startup led by founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman, is shutting shut down the company after failing to find a buyer, according to a new report. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Katzenberg called investor Wednesday to tell them Quibi was shuttering. That came after a restructuring firm hired by Quibi […]

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The reputation of Rudy Giuliani could be set for a further blow with the release of highly embarrassing footage in Sacha Baron Cohen’s follow-up to Borat. In the film, released on Friday, the former New York mayor and current personal attorney to Donald Trump is seen reaching into his trousers and apparently touching his genitals […]

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Kristen Bell is set to star in a limited series that has been picked up at Netflix. Titled “The Woman in the House,” the eight-episode series stars Bell as the heartbroken protagonist Anna. For her, every day is the same. She sits with her wine, staring out the window, watching life go by without her. But when […]

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Clea DuVall’s holiday romantic-comedy Happiest Season has become the latest Hollywood studio film to bypass a theatrical release in the U.S. and premiere in the home amid the ongoing pandemic. Sony’s TriStar, Entertaintment One and Hulu announced Tuesday that Hulu has acquired U.S. rights to the rom-com. Hulu has set a Nov. 25 release. That’s the same […]

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Prominent Republican pollster Frank Luntz blasted President Trump and his campaign on Tuesday for focusing on Hunter Biden in the stretch run to Election Day, calling Trump’s campaign the worst he’s ever seen and saying the president’s advisers should be “brought up on charges of political malpractice.” Speaking at a briefing for the British strategic advising company Global Counsel, Luntz said […]

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President Donald Trump abruptly ended a solo interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” Tuesday and did not return for an appearance he was supposed to tape with Vice President Mike Pence, according to multiple sources familiar with what happened. After camera crews set up at the White House on Monday, Trump sat down with host Lesley […]

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New Yorker writer and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin has been suspended from the Condé Nast publication pending an investigation, a spokesperson tells The Hollywood Reporter. At the same time, Toobin will also step back from his on-air role at the cable news channel, with a CNN spokesperson saying “Jeff Toobin has asked for some time off while he […]

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Adele is making her return to the Saturday Night Live stage, but not as the musical guest. The long-running NBC sketch comedy show announced on Sunday (Oct. 18) that the 15-time Grammy winner will be hosting the Oct. 24 show, with H.E.R. as the musical guest. The “Water Under the Bridge” singer immediately shared her excitement over her upcoming […]

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Ross Crystal talks with Jason Chapin about the life of his legendary father Harry. Also joining the discussing Rick Korn, director of the documentary “Harry Chapin: When in Doubt…Do Something.”

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Two big Hollywood brands — both in need of some burnishing — announced a collaboration Sept. 9. The Muscular Dystrophy Association, whose star-studded signature telethon went dark six years ago, not long after a sour split with longtime host Jerry Lewis, found a new emcee in Kevin Hart — his first major hosting turn since he resigned amid […]

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On Jimmy Kimmel Live, the host called NBC’s decision to schedule a Trump town hall directly against Biden on ABC “a very sneaky move” and claimed that: “NBC sucks.” Kimmel played footage of the last time Trump was being interviewed by Savannah Guthrie before he became president, when he claimed that he would become presidential if he […]

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Final Nielsen numbers are in, and Joe Biden has comfortably claimed victory over Donald Trump in the battle of dueling Thursday town halls. Biden’s town hall on ABC averaged 14.1 million total viewers across the program’s 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. time slot. From 8-9:30, which was actually Biden’s time answering questions for the benefit […]

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President Trump wanted to run and ramble. Savannah Guthrie wouldn’t let him. In what may be the performance of a career, the popular “Today” anchor kept a tight rein on the proceedings of a controversial town-hall event in Miami with President Donald Trump that put the network’s parent, NBCUniversal, in the cross-hairs of critics and Hollywood A-listers. Many […]

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