| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Lena Waithe, writer and producer known for YouTube series such as "Dear White People," has signed a deal with BET to produce a pilot based on her YouTube series "Twenties," Variety has learned.
The show will be produced by Flavor Unit.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
From "All in the Family" to "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" to "Seinfeld," comedy has always lived in the zeitgeist of the culture, and if there's one series that satirizes society's ever-expanding love-hate relationship with modern technology, it's HBO's...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:00 AM
For the first time in 40 years, the Emmy Awards will be on Monday night. Television's best and brightest, accustomed to having the deserted streets of downtown Los Angeles to themselves on a Sunday evening, now have something else on their minds besides...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When it comes to Hollywood's hold on everyday fashion, movies frequently steal most of the credit -- two-hour immersions where one comes up coveting Alicia Silverstone's knee-highs in "Clueless" or Jennifer Beals' off-the-shoulder sweat shirt in...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ed Asner was hospitalized for exhaustion Tuesday night in Gary, Ind., after struggling with disorientation during his one-man show, "FDR."
The 83-year-old actor, who has been touring the country with the show for 3½ years, had led an acting class at...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:06 AM
We're a bit biased, but the staff at EW are clearly geniuses.
In the magazine's latest issue, out Friday, the writers and editors have named Baltimore-set social tapestry "The Wire" as the No. 1 TV show. Of all time.
Here's what they had to say:...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Everyone agrees that AMC's "Breaking Bad" is one of the best dramas on TV, and Wednesday's news that Sony Pictures Television and AMC would be moving forward with a spinoff starring shady lawyer Saul Goodman (played by Bob Odenkirk) was received by fans...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Tina Fey never had a master plan for the end of "30 Rock." She wasn't even sure if, this time last year, NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt was about to pick up the phone, cancel the show and preempt a graceful exit for her decorated sitcom.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Ed Asner: The curmudgeonly star of iconic TV hits such as "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Lou Grant," and the 2009 Disney-Pixar film "Up," is the subject of a career retrospective at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival at Cinema Paradiso (503...