It’s 11 am on Monday morning, and transgender activist and totally cool teenager Jazz Jennings is ensconced in a conference room at Random House headquarters in New York City. The 15-year-old knows she’s at her publisher’s office because the room is lined with books, including her new memoir, Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) […]
Joe Henderson, the show-runner for FOX’s new series Lucifer, is in his office at Burbank Studios, a pitchfork toss from the historic Warner Brothers studio lot. It’s noon on a Friday, and the friendly, boyish-looking TV writer is enjoying his TGIF. Production of season 1 ended the previous week, he has finished producer’s cuts of […]
The Discovery Channel set a lofty goal for itself when they scheduled the documentary Racing Extinction. More than ratings, the network’s executives aimed to wake people up to dire environmental crises facing the Earth (issues like mass animal extinction, global climate change, illegal wildlife traffic., a planet unable to sustain life) and inspire action to […]
Davis Guggenheim, director of “He Named Me Malala,” chats about Malala Yousafzai and her father, the importance of women’s empowerment and how educating women can change the world.
Chris Eyre burst into the film world with the feature Smoke Signals, his 1998 adaptation of Sherman Alexie’s short story “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona,” a selection from Alexie’s book Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. The indie film was a hit, in addition to winning the Filmmakers Trophy at […]
On Sunday, November 2, Nik Wallenda will put everything – his job, his family, his life – on the line. Literally. The legendary high wire artist will walk between skyscrapers that tower 50 stories above downtown Chicago, and he’ll do it without a net, harness or anything else that might save his life in the […]
TV host Marc Summers dishes on his new Food Network series “Rewrapped,” which debuts Monday, April 21 at 8 p.m. ET.
Over the course of his long career, Andy Garcia has played mobsters, police officers and a casino owner. But he has never played anyone like his character in Hallmark Hall of Fame’s “Christmas in Conway” (airing Sunday, December 1 at 9/8c on ABC). [xfinity-record-button id=”7115491458660637112″ program_type=”series”] Duncan Mayor is a simple, quiet man who is determined […]
By Jennifer Vineyard After her Emmy-winning turn on “Medium,” Patricia Arquette is back on television on “Boardwalk Empire,” playing the irrepressible Sally Wheet. “It’s great to not carry the show,” Arquette told Vulture about taking the supporting role, which has found her tending a bar in Florida, giving Steve Buscemi’s Nucky Thompson a black eye […]
Whether cooking for 6,000 servicemen on an aircraft carrier, battling the culinary world’s biggest names on “The Next Iron Chef,” or applying tough love to failing restaurants on his Food Network series “Restaurant Impossible,” muscular super chef Robert Irvine has never met a challenge he didn’t want to tackle head-on. His new Food Network series […]