Fifteen Years Later, Claire Danes Returns to Television

Richard Lawson · 11/19/10 03:43PM

Sure she did that Temple Grandin thing, but that was a TV movie. This is a TV series. Also today: Leonardo DiCaprio goes back in time again, Kelsey Grammer returns to the cable waves, and Dane Cook breaks our heart.

Racists On a Plane

Richard Lawson · 05/04/10 11:23AM

Or at least near where they make the Boeing planes. Also today: Spielberg's next project, a good show gets renewed, some news about your favorite TV stars, and another rocker goes to Broadway.

Ashton Kutcher: Live and Fabulous

Richard Lawson · 06/17/09 04:06PM

Going to the theater can often be a culturally enlightening experience. But it does cost a lot of money. So when you do go, you want to make sure it's something good, right? Like something starring Ashton Kutcher!

Writers Strike May Soon Deprive TV Reporters Of Winter Press Tour Parties

mark · 11/14/07 03:12PM

· NBC drops out of the Television Critics Association winter press tour due to the writers strike, a move that will rob reporters of the chance to witness a retaliatory beatdown of Peacock perfect storm Ben Silverman by the network-running rivals he recently disparaged as "D-girls". [Variety]
· Entourage's Kevin Dillon joins Emma Roberts, Don Cheadle and Lisa Kudrow in hotly anticipated canine-housing drama Hotel for Dogs. [THR]
· Wistfully envisioning a time when writers and studios can once again skip down Hollywood Blvd hand-in-hand, New Line signs Neil LaBute to script a remake of The Woman Next Door once the strike is over. Helen Mirren's husband [Ed. note—HAAACKFORD!] to direct. [Variety]

Gossip roundup

Gawker · 04/29/03 05:51PM

AIIIEEE! I almost forgot the gossip roundup! How did you survive all day without it?! Dear godyou probably had to actually do work! I'm SO sorry!
· Hustler's Larry Flynt is looking for video footage of First Twin Barbara Bush at one of Yale's notorious naked parties. [Page Six]
· Playwright Neil LaBute: "I think of myself as a misogynist. But maybe I'm not because if I were one really, I'd write shitty parts for women." Documentarian Michael Moore: "In fourth grade, my school newspaper got shut down, the ACLU filed suit when I was 18, and I ratted on my school board to the prosecutor at 19." [Cindy Adams]
· Smoking ban irony: the city of New York will make $20 million this year off of tobacco investments. [NY Daily News]