Writer Howard Koch was driving through New Jersey, trying to settle on a location for his latest radio play. He pulled off Route 9W into a gas station parking lot and asked the attendant for a state map. He spread it out, closed his eyes and made a blind stab with a pencil. And with…
American Gods was met with immediate success and a green light for season 2. Speaking in front of the Television Critics Association, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said that the show could run indefinitely. Based on the Neil Gaiman novel, series creators Bryan Fuller and Michael Green have taken the show in other directions that mean […]
A decade ago, before John Ridley created the critically acclaimed TV series “America Crime,” before he won an Oscar for the screenplay for “12 Years a Slave,” Ridley wrote a limited-run graphic novel, “The American Way,” which combined many of his interests – history, race, and now a team of superheroes – in one thought-provoking […]
Russell Harvard, the deaf actor who originated the role of hitman Mr. Wrench on “Fargo,” answered a few questions about his return to the FX series in Season 3. Harvard, 36, is the only “Fargo” cast member to appear in multiple seasons of the FX anthology series. He originated the role of Mr. Wrench in…
American Crime Story Step inside the Versace mansion. The acclaimed series is taking a fresh look at the shocking murder in ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ and we’ve got your exclusive first look.
A dozen American soldiers became the last, if not the best, friends that Saddam Hussein ever had.
Katy Perry is “Walking on Air” with her new salary.
Katy Perry’s got millions of new reasons to sing all the way to the bank — because she’s taking home a massive paycheck for “American Idol.”
Fox’s head honchos clearly aren’t singing the praises of “American Idol” being revived so quickly after its farewell season.
It was a shocking crime that rocked the fashion world to its core. The infamous 1997 murder of legendary designer Gianni Versace by serial killer Andrew Cunanan was re-created in all of it’s sun-drenched horror this week on the set of a TV series. “Versace: American Crime Story” stars Edgar Ramirez as the fashion icon…
Even after watching the first episode of “American Gods,” you’re not quite sure what you’ve seen. To wit: Sunday’s premiere (9 p.m. on Starz) includes a six-foot-tall leprechaun, mystical white buffalo and perhaps the weirdest sex scene on TV this year. As co-star Bruce Langley describes it, “It’s mental in the best way.” Based on…
The “American Crime” FYC event at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre was filled with mutual admiration between the cast and executive producers. It also included a musical performance of Mark Isham’s haunting show theme for Emmy voters to consider. Led by Variety’s executive editor, TV, Debra Birnbaum, the discussion of the show’s third season focused… […]
Fantasy series is adapted from Neil Gaiman’s novel, in which old gods clash with the new.
“I decided several years ago to find the unchanging things and build out from there. And, hopefully, that will matter.”
Watch: Dylan O’Brien fights terrorists in the new American Assassins trailer.
The die-hard dames, now including Brandy, are an eternal reflection of the country.
It had 1.2 million visitors in its first six months, and more are likely in spring and summer.
When cute young teenagers Arlene Sullivan and Kenny Rossi slow danced together on “American Bandstand” back in the late ’50s and early ’60s, kids across the country swooned. They wrote thousands of letters. They joined Arlene’s and Kenny’s fan clubs. The big teenybopper magazines of the era — Sixteen and Teen — plastered “Bandstand” dancers…