Actor Jussie Smollett charged again related to alleged staging of hate crime
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Tuesday in a six-count felony indictment accusing him of staging a phony hate crime in Chicago, nearly a year after similar charges were abruptly dismissed by local prosecutors.
'Better Call Saul,' Season 5: TV Review
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Particularly when considering the series from which it was spun off, "Better Call Saul" seems like a drama unusually in love with deliberateness.
Demand for streaming TV services remains strong, Nielsen survey suggests
(Reuters) - Consumers love streamed TV and film and want content providers to keep it coming, a new survey from U.S. data and measurement firm Nielsen suggests.
Oscars TV audience hits record low in 'driverless' ceremony
(Reuters) - The U.S. television audience for the 2020 Oscars fell to an all- time low for a ceremony that brought big wins for South Korean satire "Parasite" but was criticized by reviewers as long and haphazard.
Oscars Review: 'Parasite's' Surprise Wins Saved an Otherwise Frantic Ceremony
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The 92nd annual Academy Awards quickly lost its own plot amid a million distractions courtesy of ABC's frenetic, often baffling production decisions. But then, through the sheer pleasure of the groundbreaking winners of "Parasite" breaking through the expected narrative to triumph, the show became something far more beautifully chaotic than the show's producers could have hoped for.
Obamas' studio lands documentary Oscar for 'American Factory'
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "American Factory," a Netflix film from Barack and Michelle Obama's nascent production house chronicling what happened to a group of Ohio autoworkers laid off during the 2008 recession, won the Oscar for best documentary feature on Sunday.
HIGHLIGHTS-Highlights from the 2020 Oscars ceremony
LOS ANGELES, Feb 9 (Reuters) - The 2020 Oscars ceremony took place on Sunday in Los Angeles, the climax of Hollywood's awards season.
Brad, Billy and Bong: What to watch for at the Oscars
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The 2020 Oscars ceremony takes place on Sunday in Los Angeles, the climax of Hollywood's awards season.
Robert Conrad, Star of TV's 'The Wild Wild West,' Dies at 84
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Actor Robert Conrad, the star of television series including "Hawaiian Eye," "The Wild Wild West" and "Baa Baa Black Sheep" during an almost five-decade career that also included the occasional feature film, has died in Malibu, Calif. He was 84.
Tom Ford shows his sexy designs in Los Angeles on Oscar weekend
Feb 7 (Reuters) - Designer Tom Ford, a favorite of Hollywood's top stars, helped kick off Oscar weekend on Friday night moving his runway show featuring looks for fall 2020 to southern California for one of the fashion season's most anticipated events.
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