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Lynda Carter Reveals How ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Cameo Inspired Her New Song

When Lynda Carter made her memorable cameo in Wonder Woman 1984 as Asteria — a legendary Amazonian warrior with golden armor — the actress and singer was in the midst of working on a song inspired by her late husband, Robert A. Altman. Further influenced by Steve (Chris Pine) and Diana’s (Gal Gadlot) bittersweet love […]

Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ Cancels Performance Due to Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases

Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway canceled Wednesday night’s performance due to breakthrough COVID-19 cases, just one day after the show reopened for the first time in 18 months. “Through our rigorous testing protocols, breakthrough COVID-19 cases have been detected with the company of Aladdin at The New Amsterdam Theatre. Because the wellness and safety of our […]

Hollywood Elite Celebrate Cinema at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ Opening Gala

The Academy Museum celebrated its long-awaited opening with a star-studded gala that included guests such as Lady Gaga, Nicole Kidman and Spike Lee, while Tom Hanks and Sophia Loren were among the icons receiving honors Saturday night. The Opening Gala, co-chaired by Jason Blum, Ava DuVernay, and Ryan Murphy, comes amid a week of festivities […]

Steve Coogan Cast as Jimmy Savile In BBC One Drama ‘The Reckoning’

Steve Coogan will play Jimmy Savile in the BBC One drama The Reckoning The series comes from Neil McKay and executive producer Jeff Pope and is produced by ITV Studios. Sandra Goldbacher will direct all episodes and Clare Shepherd will produce. The Reckoning will follow Savile through his early years in the dance halls of […]

Late Night Hosts Unite to Spotlight Climate Change

Climate change took the spotlight across late night on Wednesday. Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, James Corden, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah united across networks for “Climate Night,” focusing their programming on one of the most pressing global issues today. Despite the serious subject matter, this is late night — and as […]

Willie Garson, ‘Sex and the City’ Actor, Dies at 57

Willie Garson, best known for his role as Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City, has died in his Los Angeles home from pancreatic cancer. He was 57. His son, Nathen Garson, shared the news of his father’s passing on Instagram on Tuesday. “I love you so much papa,” Nathen wrote on Instagram. “Rest In […]

Emmys: 10 Memorable Moments From the 2021 Show

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards honored the year’s best in television on Sunday night, returning to an in-person show after last year’s largely virtual, audience-free celebration. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, the ceremony was filled with a number of standout moments. Some of the most memorable highlights of the 2021 telecast included the opening number […]

Emmys: Debbie Allen Encourages Youth to “Claim Your Voice” During Emmy Awards Speech

Debbie Allen received the Television Academy’s 2021 Governors Award at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on Sunday. The celebrated dancer, choreographer, actress, writer, producer and director was chosen by the Television Academy’s board of governors for her TV achievements and her commitment to inspire and engage marginalized youth through dance, theater arts and mentorship. […]

Emmys: Jean Smart Honors Late Husband Richard Gilliland During Comedy Actress Win

Jean Smart took home the Emmy Award for lead actress in a comedy series during the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards for her role on Hacks. Smart beat out other nominees Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish), Allison Janney (Mom), Aidy Bryant (Shrill) and Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant). At 70, Smart is one of the oldest winners […]

Emmys: Hannah Waddingham Screams With Joy Over ‘Ted Lasso’ Supporting Actress Comedy Win

Hannah Waddingham took home the Emmy Award for supporting actress in a comedy series during the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards for her role on Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso. Waddingham beat out fellow nominees Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live), Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live), Cecily Strong (Saturday Night Live), Hannah Einbinder (Hacks), Rosie Perez (The Flight Attendant) […]

‘Riverdale’ Spinoff Comic ‘Big Ethel Energy’ to Debut In September (Exclusive)

Ethel Muggs is getting the solo comic treatment this September in a new series from Archie Comics and WEBTOON. Big Ethel Energy will showcase a grown-up version of the classic Riverdale character, featuring the works of writer Keryl Brown Ahmed and artist Siobhan Keenan. “We’re so excited for this partnership with WEBTOON,” said Archie Comics senior […]

Creative Arts Emmys: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Wins a Leading 9 Awards

The Queen’s Gambit topped the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys, presented across three ceremonies over Saturday and Sunday, with Netflix’s chess-themed drama collecting nine awards including for casting, cinematography, costumes, editing, makeup, production design, score, sound editing and sound mixing. The Mandalorian followed with seven Emmys, including one for composer Ludwig Göransson — his second consecutive […]