Bette Midler: While you could say The Divine Miss M’s biggest TV triumph was being the final guest on Johnny Carson’s last night as host of “The Tonight Show” (or her guest spot playing herself on “Seinfeld“), she has always had a strong connection to the gay community from the time she was famously singing in bathhouses. In an […]
Perhaps the greatest TV talk show ever, though, wasn’t actually a “real” program at all, but HBO’s groundbreaking “The Larry Sanders Show,” a fictional chat fest which was even more authentic than the actual thing it mercilessly satirized.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Tad Nakamura’s thrilling, must-see profile of Hawaiian ukulele sensation, Jake Shimabukuro. The one-hour documentary, fresh from its broadcast on public television, is available to view for free.
So Ryan Murphy is publicly casting people on the spot now? How could Bette Midler say no (“Glee” gods forbid)?
La Toya Jackson is allowing cameras into her private life in “Life with La Toya,” a new reality series set to air on OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network. “Life with La Toya” will focus on the outspoken Jackson juggling the demands of her famous family, friends and growing an entertainment business empire. “I am so […]
We love it when celebrities are caught off guard. Take Bette Midler’s priceless reaction on “The Joy Behar Show” Tuesday night, when she took a Facebook fan question while showing off “Bette’s Most Outrageous Costumes.” Behar read the unexpected question: “Ask her if she was drunk when she had sex with Geraldo.” Seems the Divine […]
The Queen of England is stepping in to replace a Rose. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Oscar winner Helen Mirren will take over for Oscar nominee Bette Midler in the HBO Films movie “Phil Spector.” Just days after Midler had to leave the David Mamet-written and directed production because of a herniated disc, Mirren has […]
By Joshua L. Weinstein LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – David Mamet’s newest project — an HBO movie about record producer and murderer Phil Spector — is under fire from friends of the woman whom Spector is convicted of killing. Friends of Lana Clarkson are afraid of how Mamet will portray the late actress, and are threatening […]
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) — HBO made Ed O’Neill he had to refuse. The “Modern Family” star said he was offered a mere $40,000 — or union scale — for six weeks’ work on the cable channel’s upcoming Phil Spector movie starring Al Pacino and Bette Midler. When he was given the quote, he was […]
Can’t get to Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve? Then why not hunker down at home to watch an authentic Vegas stage show on TV? This one stars Bette Midler, runs for 70 minutes, and airs on HBO (Friday night at 9/8c). It’s Bette’s Vegas show, “The Showgirl Must Go On,” which she performed for […]