For "Unbelievable's" Kaitlyn Dever, the only appropriate way to celebrate a first-time Golden Globe nomination is with a hearty breakfast. First up: A stack of pancakes, whipped up by her dad, came shortly after the big news on Monday morning. And while fielding calls from press later in the morning, she was driving to pick up some breakfast ...Read more
Bah! Humbug! It's that time of year again, and FX is celebrating Scrooge's famous epithets with a three-hour special, "A Christmas Carol," premiering Dec. 19.
But make no mistake. This is NOT your father's "Christmas Carol," with its wizened Ebenezer Scrooge stalked by a phalanx of ephemeral ghosts.
They're all there. But Scrooge is played by ...Read more
Kennedy Center honoree Linda Ronstadt let Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo know that she thinks he's no good during a headline-making callout at a reception over the weekend.
The tense confrontation came shortly after Pompeo, who was hosting Saturday's State Department reception ahead of Sunday's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony, quoted the ...Read more
Ring the alarm! Beyonce has deigned to be interviewed, and it was her Beyhive of fans who were given the rare honor.
The pop superstar fielded burning questions submitted via email and social media for the January 2020 issue of Elle magazine. The cover story, published Monday, was formatted as an "Ask me anything" Q&A rather than a traditional ...Read more
Fox News has named Bill Hemmer to succeed Shepard Smith as the anchor of its afternoon program "Fox News Reporting."
Hemmer has been with Fox News since 2005, joining from CNN, where he made his reputation covering the Gulf War. He has been co-anchor of the Fox News mid-morning program "America's Newsroom." Hemmer will move to the 3 p.m. ...Read more
Charlize Theron was running late for school drop-off Monday when she noticed a barrage of text messages pouring into her phone.
"I was like, 'No, no, no, no,' because I had two alarms set this morning, but one didn't go off for some reason," she recalled. But when she skimmed the messages, she realized it was good news: She'd been nominated for...Read more
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and the motion picture academy share exactly one member -- 92-year-old Chinese journalist Lisa Lu -- but despite that lack of overlap, the two voting groups do share the same blind spots when it comes to their awards.
But first, I should begin with a note of sadness. This year's nominations offered a definitive...Read more
When it came to honoring the best in television this year, the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. could have nominated "When They See Us," a limited series about the so-called Central Park Five -- a group of five black and Latino teenagers who were wrongly convicted of rape and spent years in prison before their eventual exoneration.
CHICAGO -- Chicago rapper Juice Wrld suffered convulsions and went into cardiac arrest as police and federal agents were searching his and his entourage's luggage for guns and drugs at a private hangar at Midway Airport over the weekend, according to law enforcement sources.
The officers and agents had been waiting at the Atlantic Aviation ...Read more
Less than a month ago, Juice Wrld stood onstage in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium and performed his song "Legends" in front of an audience numbering in the tens of thousands.
The gifted young hip-hop artist from Chicago -- a marquee act at November's annual Camp Flog Gnaw festival -- wrote the mournful yet cathartic track as a tribute to Lil ...Read more
The CBS broadcast of the Kennedy Center Honors will include a special tribute to Caroll Spinney, the originating puppeteer for the iconic "Sesame Street" characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, who died Sunday.
Spinney died on the weekend that "Sesame Street," the legendary educational children's series, became the first TV show to receive ...Read more
Apple TV+ had an unsurprisingly successful coming-out party Monday morning with multiple Golden Globe nominations for its first major series, "The Morning Show." The fledgling network's three nods had it tied with Showtime and topping BBC America and USA Network.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. stuck with its typical script of honoring work ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Two guards who were with rapper Juice Wrld when he suffered cardiac arrest at Midway Airport over the weekend were arrested after three guns were found, along with a high-capacity magazine and metal-piercing bullets, according to Chicago police.
Both were charged with misdemeanors after the Cook County state's attorney's office ...Read more
"Frozen 2" has been dominating the box office, its soundtrack has hit No. 1 on Billboard, and the movie's award nominations so far have included 10 Annies. Still, directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck sounded a little dazed by the news of the film's Golden Globes nods (for best animated film and for the song, "Into the Unknown") -- making it one...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Bong Joon Ho's dark social satire "Parasite" emerged as the big winner at the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. vote on Sunday, taking three awards, including picture and director and a prize for supporting actor Song Kang Ho. Pedro Almodovar's "Pain and Glory" won foreign language film and the actor prize for Antonio Banderas, while...Read more
Warning: This story contains spoilers from Sunday night's episode of "Watchmen," "A God Walks Into Abar."
Bet you didn't see that coming.
In a season already packed with head-spinning twists and surprising images, "Watchmen," HBO's hit reboot of the iconic graphic novel, has unveiled its most bizarre twist yet. Sunday night's episode, "A God ...Read more
Ramy Youssef, co-creator of the comedy "Ramy," has been nominated for his lead performance in Hulu's breakthrough series about an Egyptian American millennial. The New Jersey-based character, whose life is loosely based on Youssef's, grapples with his Muslim faith while navigating sex, dating and relationships.
Youssef reacted to his unexpected...Read more
HBO's popular dramas "Game of Thrones" and "Watchmen" and the comedy "Veep" received little love from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. on Monday, while other series on the premium network -- "Succession," "Big Little Lies" and "Barry" -- fared much better. HBO nabbed 15 nominations overall, second only to Netflix's 17 nominations in the ...Read more
In the run-up to this morning's Golden Globes nominations, it hasn't been exactly clear which way the Oscar-season winds are blowing for "Joker."
On the one hand, director Todd Phillips' grim, gritty take on the origin story of the iconic supervillain won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival in September and has proved a box office smash, ...Read more
When it comes to the TV categories at the Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is known for embracing the new and shiny. But that doesn't mean veterans haven't gotten their moment in the spotlight. Take last year, for example, which saw "The Americans" win the TV drama category for its final season.
This year has a mighty group of ...Read more
- 'Parasite' crowned best picture by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association
- Chicago rapper Juice Wrld dead at 21 after suffering cardiac arrest at private hangar at Midway Airport, officials say
- Appreciation: Caroll Spinney's unmatched talents made Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch icons
- 'Frozen 2' wins box office for third weekend in a row as 'Playmobil: The Movie' tanks
- Dionne Warwick talks about her new Christmas album and what makes a great singer