In a show of support for her hubby of six years, Amy Smart posted a selfie of HGTV star Carter Oosterhouse and their 11-month-old daughter Flora and included a lengthy caption defending him amid sexual misconduct allegations. Amy called her spouse “of the most kindest, loving, non-aggressive men I have the privilege of knowing.”
“Change is slow, but I am very willing to look in the mirror and look at my faults and see where I need to change,” Shep Rose said ahead of the Dec. 4 premiere of “RelationShep.”
The Elizabeth Smart story is one of the most famous abduction cases in recent American history, dominating news cycles in 2002 and 2003. Unlike more than half of other kidnappings, this one ended happily — when, after nine harrowing months of captivity, Smart returned home. Lifetime’s movie “I Am Elizabeth Smart,” airing Nov. 18, marks…
PHOENIX — Back when they were going through the September shakes, and back when Arizona was using the Dodgers like a bucket of practice balls, Yasmani Grandal advised strongly against panic. “This is good,” Grandal said. “We’re getting more and more information.” The season played out, Arizona’s six-game late-season win streak over the Dodgers was […]
It gives players a feeling of the sublime by dropping them into a palace of overwhelming vastness and monstrous symmetries.
While recent TV shows transcend convention, opera continues, all too often, to dumb down.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Elizabeth Smart said it required years for her to participate in a movie about her kidnapping ordeal. Smart said Friday that she couldn’t have done so immediately after her abduction from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 at age 14. She was rescued nine months later, and said Friday she…
The Television Critics Association press tour arrived in Beverly Hills on July 25 and will continue through Aug. 9. Each day, Variety will publish a roundup of the most essential news items to come out of the day’s panels. In today’s roundup, Elizabeth Smart talks about the two movies she is producing on her life, and Lifetime… […]
Jennifer Lopez’s former lover Casper Smart has written a pilot script for a thriller, and is ready to start shopping it.
More than two years ago, “Orange Is The New Black” actress Samira Wiley sent a cryptic text message to two of her then co-stars (and real-life best friends), Danielle Brooks and Uzo Aduba. “We need to sit down over a glass of wine,” the text message read. The message, it turned out, was the precursor… […]
Ryan Seacrest was a shrewd and effective choice to join Kelly Ripa as co-host of her long-running morning show, “Live With Kelly” (now rebranded, predictably, as “Live With Kelly and Ryan”). Not only did Seacrest host “American Idol,” one of the most popular TV series in history, for 15 years (it reached over 26 million…
If the human race could ever be wholly enslaved by a social network, Tom Hanks would be the type to pull it off. As tech patriarch Eamon Bailey, he delivers ominous pronouncements like “I believe in the perfectability of human beings” with a disarmingly warm-and-fuzzy Hanksiness. But even he can’t save “The Circle,” a clumsy…
Intellectuals squabbling in the Harvard milieu as Obama wins in ‘08
In Washington, DC, the name Frank Underwood inspires fear and loathing. But on Broadway, he’s a hero! Underwood, otherwise known as Kevin Spacey, swooped in Tuesday and saved the Tony Awards by agreeing to host the June 11 telecast. Tony producers were scrambling to find a host after being turned down by everyone from Tina…
Meet Casper the friendly ex.
“It’s different from anything I’ve ever done,” the Emmy-winning star tells THR about reuniting with the ‘Fargo’ mastermind. read more
JERUSALEM — Reports of the Chinese-led invasion of Hollywood have been greatly exaggerated, China Media Capital chairman Li Ruigang told a Jerusalem audience on Monday at the INTV conference, a media confab devoted to innovation in the small-screen world. In fact, he said, the so-called flood of wealthy financiers coming from the world’s most populous nation… […]