Decorative statue at the 2013 Governors Awards
"It's a room full of excitement. It's a room full of sweat," recalls Ellen Burstyn, who won her Oscar in 1975 for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. "It's your bar mitzvah times a million," says director-writer Jason Reitman, a four-time nominee (Up in the Air, Juno) who remembers getting over his loss with a post-show visit to In-N-Out Burger. (My kind of guy.) "It's a bit like being in a car crash. Everything slows down, everything goes into slow motion," Helen Mirren reflects on the moment her name was read when she won in 2007 for The Queen.
Jay Leno is going out with a bang (again).
The Tonight Show host, who will pass the baton to Jimmy Fallon next month, has a star-studded lineup of guests for his final week including...
The only thing inconceivable about this news is how awesome it is!
Cary Elwes is writing a memoir about the making of The Princess Bride,The Associated Press reports.
Billy Crystal, Jimmy Fallon
This week, Billy Crystal revealed the little-known true origins of Duck Dynasty in an interview with Jimmy Fallon, while Jimmy Kimmel hosted "Modern Family Feud" with the young cast members of Modern Family. Yahoo! released a spoof of ESPN's 30 for 30 about the basketball game in Space Jam, Scott Porter took TVGuide.com on a tour of the Hart of Dixie set, and a Russian police choir sang Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Billy Bob Thornton
FX will drop in on Minnesota next spring.
The network has cast Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton to star in its Fargo limited series, adapted from the 1996 award-winning movie of the same name by Joel and Ethan Coen, FX CEO John Landgraf announced at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Friday. "It will do justice too the classic Coen Brothers film," Landgraf said.
Christoph Waltz and Jamie Foxx
Christmas was good to three holiday newcomers at the box office, but they were no match for The Hobbit.
In its third week atop the chart, The Hobbit grossed an estimated...
Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi
Jersey boy Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band got 12.12.12: The Concert for Sandy Relief off to a rollicking start Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden with a poignant opening set that included "Land of Hopes and Dreams," "Wrecking Ball" and "My City of Ruins."
The concert donated 100 percent of its proceeds to the Robin Hood Relief Fund, a large-scale relief effort launched specifically to aid people in the tri-state area whose lives were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The concert was telecast commercial-free on 37 television networks in the U.S., as well as on radio stations and streaming sites around the country and...
If you haven't heard the news yet, Seth MacFarlane is hosting the Oscars.
It's a bold, surprising selection, especially since the Family Guy, American Dad and Cleveland Show creator has little to do with films, has no hosting experience and is literally not a famous face. But after you get through the initial shock, MacFarlane is almost an inspired choice by the Academy.
Don't believe us? Here are six reasons why MacFarlane is a good choice to emcee Hollywood's biggest night.
Grey's Anatomy star and daytime TV fanatic Chandra Wilson got her game on during her hiatus as one of the inaugural celebrity contestants on The Pyramid, GSN's relaunch of the Dick Clark-hosted game show classic, premiering September 3 at 6/5c. Other stars on tap to help folks earn the $50,000 grand prize include The Office's Oscar Nuñez and Kate Flannery, Community's Yvette Nicole Brown and Danny Pudi, New Girl's Lamorne Morris and Scandal's Joshua Malina.
Nora Ephron, the prolific, Oscar-nominated writer of such films as Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally..., died Tuesday, TVGuide.com has confirmed. She was 71.