No one has come close to replicating the power and fortune amassed by legendary TV hosts Dick Clark, Merv Griffin and Oprah Winfrey — yet. But American Idol's Ryan Seacrest is on his way, and others are right behind.
Today's TV hosts aren't satisfied with just their day jobs. If you don't have multiple shows, a line of licensed merchandise and a production company, you're not trying hard enough. It's all about creating empires, and...
Move over, Oprah. Ryan Seacrest is taking over the world! Well, a network at least.
The American Idol host is in talks to take over...
Ross the Intern will need his own interns soon.
Ross Mathews, the Tonight Show correspondent and Chelsea Lately regular, has signed a talk-show pilot development deal at E!, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
"It really is the time and I feel like I'm ready now," Mathews tells the trade. "I know how to speak to the audience. I know how to speak to celebrities. And I know my point of ...
Ryan Seacrest isn't going anywhere any time soon.
Seacrest brings show on L.A.'s Persian community to Bravo
The workaholic American Idol and E! News host has cemented himself near the top of Mediaite's Power Grid this week after announcing yet another new project. Seacrest's production company is teaming with Bravo to make Shahs of Sunset, a show about Los Angeles' thriving Persian community.
Don't expect Andy Cohen to shy away from his Bravo personality when he hosts this year's Miss USA Pageant.
"People know me from quizzing the Housewives about very personal things, and I'm hoping to bring some of that to the pageant," Cohen says. "I want to really get in there a bit and get to know these women in an unexpected way."
Andy Cohen and Giuliana Rancic to host Miss USA Pageant
Cohen will co-host
Bill and Giuliana Rancic
Former Apprentice winner Bill Rancic and his wife, E! News host Giuliana Rancic, recently suffered a miscarriage.
"This is actually the first time we are talking about this, because nobody knew we were pregnant. And it was really scary," Giuliana said on The View Friday.
Kim Kardashian wants to sex you up — and salad you up.
The 29-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashians star is featured in a new commercial for Carl's Jr. that starts airing this week.
"I'm such a neat freak. Everything's got to be clean, crisp and tasty. And while the best things in life are messy, it's fun to get clean," she says in the commercial, eating in bed in some curve-hugging lingerie then...
E! Entertainment television has confirmed the particulars of Ryan Seacrest's massive new deal with the network, in which the American Idol host will serve as managing editor and lead anchor of E! News beginning in March, executive-produce and cohost E!'s Live from the Red Carpet awards-show coverage, and produce series for the channel via Ryan Seacrest Productions. "This is a huge coup for E!," says president and CEO Ted Harbert in a statement. "[Ryan] is the best at what he does" — which, I always thought, was making Idol viewers wait through countless commercials.
Give E! an F! Variety reports that while the cabler is pulling up a Brink's truck to Ryan Seacrest's place to sign him as anchor of E! News, the powers that be have bumped Kathy Griffin from their red-carpet coverage of the Golden Globes. "Apparently," the funny lady confided in the New York Post, "[network prez] Ted [Harbert] told my reps that the E! red carpet is a puzzle and I am a piece of the puzzle… but I don't fit this particular puzzle." Puzzled? I am. But at least now I won't have to worry that I'll miss something by flipping over to the TV Guide Channel to catch the Riverses' preshow train wreck.