‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland Files Restraining Order Against Ex-Boyfriend for Alleged Abuse
“Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland filed a restraining order against ex-boyfriend Matthew Prokop, alleging years of verbal and physical abuse that included choking, until costar Julie Bowe...
Why the Hollywood Sign Disappeared for a Day
An avant-garde British architect talks about the conceptual stunt she pulledread more
Variety Kicks Off Awards Season with Celebration
As part of its commitment to leading awards coverage, Variety held a cocktail reception at the Ace Gallery in Beverly Hills Monday night. The event was attended by studio representatives, publicists a...
Talkshow Host Skip E. Lowe Dies at 85
Skip E. Lowe, who hosted a public access cable show about Hollywood and inspired Martin Short’s character Jiminy Glick, died Monday in Hollywood. He was 85 and had been suffering from emphysema ...
‘Dallas’ Fans Express Shock, Grief and Disbelief Over Season Finale Death of Jesse Metcalfe
When TNT began teasing that a lead character would die on the season 3 finale of “Dallas,” there was always a chance that the chosen Ewing could be a minor character who wouldn't mess ...
‘True Detective’ Casting of Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn Draws Early Grumbling From Fans
HBO confirmed Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn would join Season 2 of “True Detective” on Tuesday and almost instantly social media was set set ablaze by strong reactions to the casting deci...
Rod Stewart Sued for Allegedly Injuring a Fan With His Soccer Ball
Watch out — Rod Stewart's soccer balls can be dangerous. At least, that's the claim in a new lawsuit filed against the “Maggie May” singer. A lawsuit filed against Stewart in...
Board Games Attack in New 'Ouija' Trailer
You'll never floss againread more
Can ‘Little People Big World's’ Matt and Amy Come Together for Jeremy's Wedding? (Exclusive Video)
The hard road to Jeremy Roloff's wedding on TLC's “Little People Big World” isn't paved nor is it landscaped. And if his parents can't get along, it never will be. The wedd...
Exhibition Exec Corky Lewin Dies at 67
Corliss “Corky” Lewin, owner of the Blue Jay Cinema in Lake Arrowhead who worked for MGM, Sony and General Cinemas over her career, died Sept. 23 from complications due to endocarditis. She was 67...
Why 'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell Is Saying "F--- Cancer" for Charity
Amell's crusade originated back in 2012 when his mother was undergoing chemotherapyread more
ZEFR Acquires Social Influencer Startup Engodo
ZEFR, a video monetization platform, acquired social influencer advertising platform Engodo on Tuesday. The acquisition will enable ZEFR to extend its online video advertising expertise beyond YouTub...
‘Dallas’ Finale Ratings: Ewing Cliffhanger Closes to Below-Average Total Viewers
(Spoiler alert: Do not read very far down if you have yet to watch the Season 3 finale of “Dallas.”) All of the Ewings might be dead. TNT's “Dallas” closed out its third se...
Interactive Movie Theaters Are Back, Better Than Ever (Maybe)
Movie theaters are trying to go interactive again, with Audience Entertainment and Screenvision debuting interactive technology in theaters across the country. Since Sept. 12, customers of 100 Scre...
Watch: 'Mommy' Trailer Pits Mother Against Son
Roadside Attractions has dropped a trailer for Xavier Dolan's fifth feature film, "Mommy," which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year.  The film centers on ...
Daytime Talk Ratings: ‘Dr. Phil’ Tops Premiere Week; ‘The Meredith Vieira Show’ Off to Decent Start
A slew of syndicated talk shows launched their season and series premieres during the week of Sept. 8. With the ratings now in, “Dr. Phil” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” have b...
Oscar Race: India Sends ‘Liar’s Dice’ as Academy Awards Entry
As the Oct. 1 deadline for the foreign-language Oscar race draws near, India has chosen Geetu Mohan Das’ “Liar’s Dice,”  surprising awards watchers who expected other titles s...
Do Cable Drama After-Shows Capture Watercooler Buzz or Waste Fans' Time?
Just this month, to celebrate the return of the seventh and final season of "Sons of Anarchy," FX launched "Anarchy Afterword," a half-hour chat show/lovefest hosted by Chris Fra...
‘Play It Again, Dick’s’ Ryan Hansen Talks the ‘Veronica Mars’ Spinoff Series
Warner Bros.’ year of “Veronica Mars” resurgence continued last week with the launch of “Play It Again, Dick,” the hotly anticipated CW Seed digital series that focuses...
Skip E. Lowe, Talk Show Host and Inspiration for Martin Short's Jiminy Glick, Dies at 85
He hosted a low-budget public access cable TV show based in L.A. for decades and somehow attracted the starsread more

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