What would Martha do? We’re about to find out as the domestic goddess broadens her empire … with a foray into the comedy world. Martha Stewart is executive producing a sitcom for Fox that is about … Martha Stewart, Deadline reports. The comedy is based on the upcoming book “The Tao of Martha” by Jen […]
The Oscar ceremony has much to prove Sunday, including whether a blockbuster-free field can draw a TV audience and if Billy Crystal’s host routine remains a crowd-pleaser.
Tina Fey is the latest presenter to be announced for the 84th Academy Awards, and the third Oscar announcement to come on a very busy Friday for news from the Academy.
The Muppets may not be singing on the Oscar show, but they will be in the house. And Brad and Angelina will now have some stiff red-carpet competition in the form of a frog and a pig.
Aerialists, acrobats and contortionists are among the guests at this year’s Academy Awards. Telecast producers Don Mischer and Brian Grazer say they’ve invited Cirque do Soleil to perform during the Oscar show.
Tom Hanks – an Academy governor, two-time Oscar winner and five time nominee – will serve as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards.
LOS ANGELES — An Oscar-winning composer and Grammy-winning rapper will handle the music at the 84th annual Academy Awards. Producers said Thursday that Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams will serve as the show’s music consultants. Neither musician has worked on the Oscars before. Zimmer won an Oscar for the original score for 1994’s “The Lion […]
Not content to have just crass comedian Whitney Cummings on its network, NBC has ordered a pilot from the woman who’s been doing “the Whitney thing” since Whitney was a pre-teen. That’s right, folks: The Peacock network is making a pilot with Sarah Silverman. The pilot is being produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, […]
By SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES — After a tumultuous week that saw the departure and replacement of the Oscar show’s host and producer, the film academy enjoyed a night of good vibes Saturday at its third annual Governors Awards. You might even say the force was with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. […]
UPDATE: The Hollywood Reporter got confirmation on this from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Looks like Billy Crystal will be the host of the 84th Oscars, replacing the departed Eddie Murphy. PREVIOUSLY: In the “what are we supposed to make of this?” department, this tweet came across our screens from none other […]