With one foot in punkish indie rock and the other in off-kilter comedy, Carrie Brownstein has always considered herself an artist operating outside the mainstream. But her latest activities may be moving her gradually from "out" to "in."
Showtime Network President David Nevins was finishing up his introductory remarks at the Television Critics Assn. press tour when a tall handsome man walked on stage offering him a "damn good cup of coffee."
The boys are back in town.
BET's upcoming miniseries "Book of Negroes" is set during the same tumultuous American era as "Roots" and as last year's Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave." Although the story contains depictions of atrocities, it is at its heart a tale of triumph.
Let's get the elephant in the room out of the way right off the bat: Walter White and Jesse Pinkman will not show up in "Better Call Saul," the upcoming spinoff of the award-winning "Breaking Bad."
Kathy Griffin knows about life on "the D list." Starting Monday, A- and B-list celebrities walking the red carpets of awards season will discover what it's like to be on the acid-tongued comedian's personal hit list.
Angela Bassett wants to make it perfectly clear: "Whitney," Lifetime's biopic about Whitney Houston and her stormy relationship with husband Bobby Brown, is a tribute to the late singer. Viewers expecting to see a vivid depiction of Houston's troubles will come away disappointed.
Whitney Houston's star power continues to be a surefire attraction as evidenced by the A-list celebrities at Tuesday's premiere of "Whitney," Lifetime's upcoming original biopic of the late singer that marks the directorial debut of actress Angela Bassett.