| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A senior executive from MSNBC is expected to take the lead producing role at ABC's "The View," the latest signal that the durable daytime program will change radically following the retirement of its co-creator, Barbara Walters.
Bill Wolff, who exec...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Charles Fleming's "Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles" is a perennial bestseller in Los Angeles' bookstores. The L.A. Times columnist is also a mystery writer who has just published his third hard-boiled novel --...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 2:51 PM
UPDATED: WESH-Channel 2 reporter Bob Kealing has hit the jackpot in Hollywood.
His book "Tupperware Unsealed" will become a Sandra Bullock movie, The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline.com report.
That's like hitting the Hollywood jackpot twice. Bullock,...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 7:17 AM
UPDATED: The deal to film "Tupperware Unsealed" was just announced Friday, and so it's way too early to discuss the production.
Director-writer-producer Tate Taylor told The Hollywood Reporter that he has to write the movie. "It's a wonderful project...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Australian singer Michael Johns, a finalist on American Idol, died Friday, The Hollywood Reporter says it has confirmed via multiple sources. It says the cause of death is believed to be a blood clot in his ankle.
The singer, 35, competed on the show...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The long-simmering television rights dispute between the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and the Washington Nationals appears close to reaching a boil.
The Nationals have contended since 2012 that they are entitled to a much higher annual rights fee for...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:19 PM
A Major League Baseball panel's recent decision would rewrite the economics of the relationship between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, diverting tens of millions of dollars in annual profits from the regional television network that primarily...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:36 AM
If you thought Rex Reed's reviews of Melissa McCarthy were harsh, his recent assessment of James Franco's debut as a theater director is even more withering.
The cranky New York Observer critic was one of several reviewers who panned Franco's staging...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The news broke over the weekend that Sony was going to call -- or, more precisely, had already called -- Paul Feig to helm "Ghostbusters 3," the sequel to, and overhaul of, the supernatural comedy hits that this time would feature a new cast of female...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Singer and "American Idol" finalist Michael Johns has died at the age of 35, the music program said on Saturday. No official cause of death was given.
The Australian-born singer finished eighth on Season 7 of the popular music program, according to a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Grey's Anatomy" actress Ellen Pompeo will executive produce an adaptation of Rachel Carey's 2013 novel "Debt" for ABC Family, Variety has confirmed.
"Debt" tells the story of Lillian, a writer who works as a tutor to pay off her college loans. The...