William Shatner, Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres is joining the HGTV family with a six-episode competition series, Scripps announced at its upfront presentation on Tuesday.
Ellen's Design Challenge will feature six competitors as they tackle challenges to sketch, design and build furniture in just 24 hours. Throughout the series, the contestants must showcase their creativity and versatility to impress a panel of judges. The last one standing will win a cash prize.
Leonard Nimoy is suffering from chronic lung disease, the Star Trek actor recently revealed on Twitter.
Nimoy has been diagnosed with...
British actress Sarah Marshall, who appeared on The Twilight Zone and Star Trek, died Saturday of cancer in Los Angeles, Variety reports. She was 80.
So many golden ages, so much brilliance from which to choose. In culling from the "60 Greatest" lists we've compiled during our 60th-anniversary year, we shook things up, blending drama, comedy and other genres to salute the shows with the biggest cultural impact and most enduring influence. What will the next 60 years bring? We can't wait to find out...
Lou Scheimer, who founded the cartoon studio that produced Saturdaymorning staples like Fat Albert, The Archie Show and He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, died Thursday, The Associated Press reports. He was 84.
This week, Ellen DeGeneres jumped on the Orange Is the New Black bandwagon with a hilarious mashup of her "guest-starring" on the Netflix series. George Takei reviewed Google Glass, Saturday Night Live announced the addition of six new cast members, Fox used the viral video hit "The Fox" in a new promo, and Bill Nye got people talking with his debut on Dancing with the Stars. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
This weekend, more than 6,000 attendees are expected at BronyCon, the largest convention for My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fans, most of whom are young adult males. Since the revamped series debuted on The Hub in October 2010, it has developed a devoted following outside its intended demographic of girls ages 2 to 11. These unexpected fans, known as bronies, have grown into a diverse and impassioned community, united over one thing: a sincere love of ponies.
There's nothing ironic or perverse about bronies, though at first mention one might assume so. But this hesitation is understandable. Even a lot of bronies were reluctant to start watching the series. "I actually didn't like it the first time I saw it," explains Sethisto, who runs the popular pony site Equestria Daily.
Legendary sci-fi writer Richard Matheson, best known for I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man, died Sunday at the age of 87, the publisher Tor/Forge reports.
William Shatner is going live and uncut with Betty White.
Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine
Star Trek had been off television for four years before J.J. Abrams rebooted the film franchise in 2009. While Abrams' vision has clearly struck a chord with audiences (Into Darkness took in $84 million in its opening weekend), there are still many die-hard Trekkies who argue that Star Trek belongs on the small screen — and they have a point.