Diane Lane, Tim Robbins
The most illuminating part of HBO's original movie Cinema Verite (airing Saturday at 9/8c) comes at its very end. We get to see a clip of the real Loud family, whose participation on the first modern reality show, 1973's An American Family, is central to the film. Verite transitions from the fictional portrayal of the Louds to footage from their actual appearance on The Dick Cavett Show, which was part of their self-orchestrated, damage-control tour following the mass criticism they received from viewers as a result of the show. During the segment, they voice their disdain for having their lives edited and their personalities categorized to suit plotlines. In response, Cavett snorts, "Anybody who's in show business would have to call you naïve to think that you could think that you could appear on television and not have it selected, edited..."
If anyone had a right to complain about editing, surely it was this family of guinea pigs. What's amazing about this is that some 38 years later, we're still having this conversation as a culture...
Camille Grammer has landed a new gig — CNN commentator.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member, and ex-wife of Kelsey Grammer, will be part of the red carpet team for the network's pre-Oscar special, Showbiz Tonight: Road to Gold.
"We can't wait to get Camille's unabashed take on Hollywood's biggest night.
Camille Grammer says it's not easy to play yourself.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 42, will parody her reality TV persona when she guest-stars on $#*! My Dad Says as — you guessed it — a divorced reality star named Camille searching for a new home.
Exclusive: Camille Grammer to guest-star on $#*! My Dad Says
"It definitely lampoons the whole reality genre," she tells TVGuide.com. "There's some line that my so-called producer says: 'Camille's been rehearsing her spontaneous moment.' So I found that to be very funny."
Still, she "found it difficult" to play a semblance of herself. Grammer also initially felt uneasy about the role, largely because of how she feels she's been perceived on Real Housewives."I wasn't sure what part of me they wanted to see," she says. "You make fun of yourself and you laugh and...
Camille Grammer is officially an ex-housewife: her divorce from actor Kelsey Grammer has been granted.
On Thursday, documents were filed with the Los Angeles Superior Court, and a judge signed the decree.
Jennifer Flavin, Brandi Glanville
Are Sylvester Stallone's wife and Eddie Cibrian's ex about to get mixed up in the drama of Bravo's Real Housewives of Beverly Hills?
Jennifer Flavin and Brandi Glanville are both in talks to join the cast of the show for the second season, according to Entertainment Weekly. Bravo would not confirm the report, but both women could replace Camille Grammer, who reportedly isn't interested in returning to the show. (During Tuesday's reunion special, she told Bravo's Andy Cohen she was still deciding.)
Camille Grammer leaving Real Housewives of Beverly Hills?
Flavin's casting may face one major hurdle: Stallone isn't keen on his wife doing the show...
Camille Grammer will guest-star on the season finale of CBS' $#*! My Dad Says, portraying a version of herself, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star will play...
Charlie Sheen says he has "a lot of work to do to be able to return the support I have received from so many people."
"I want to say 'thank-you' to my fellow cast members, the crew of Two and a Half Men, and everyone at CBS and Warner Bros., especially Les Moonves and Bruce Rosenblum for their concern and support," Sheen said Wednesday from rehab. "And to my fans...
A doctor who called 911 on behalf of Charlie Sheen says the Two and a Half Men actor was "very, very intoxicated" and "apparently in a lot of pain."
In a 911 recording released Wednesday by the Los Angeles Fire Department, a caller identifying himself as Dr. Paul Nassif of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills says he received a call from Sheen's residence asking for medical assistance.
Two and a Half Men goes on hiatus as Charlie Sheen heads to rehab
"All I know is I got a secretary who called and said [Sheen's] in severe pain and is...