It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]
Michael Franzese, ex-mafia powerhouse and star of the Nat Geo mini-series “Inside the American Mob,” opens up on the mob depiction that bothers him most.
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards was a night of upset victories, from “Days of Our Lives” winning Outstanding Daytime Drama for the first time in 38 years to “CBS Sunday Morning” beating both “Today” and “Good Morning America” for Outstanding Morning Show. The most surprising win may have been Ricki Lake for Outstanding Talk […]
Katie Couric scored big ratings in her debut Monday as a newly minted talk-show star. Details …
Four big names are entering the daytime talk arena this fall. Who will succeed? Who will fail? Our analysis …
LOS ANGELES — Ricki Lake was a babe in the talk show woods when her syndicated program launched nearly two decades ago. Looking back at the 24-year-old actress she was then, Lake pronounces the 1993 career move “a little bit presumptous,” although “Ricki Lake” quickly won over a young-adult audience that wanted a peppy take […]
(Reuters) – Two is company and three’s a crowd on any TV show schedule but September will see the launch of four new daytime talk shows – all on the same day – forcing producers to start early with innovative ways of finding and engaging audiences. Ricki Lake, Katie Couric, “Survivor” host Jeff Probst and […]
Talk-show host and “DWTS” finalist Ricki Lake and fiance Christian Evans eloped on Sunday in Southern California.
Ten months after Oprah Winfrey signed off her long-running syndicated daytime talk show, the TV industry is still trying to fill the vacuum. There is no shortage of contenders – or shows – trying to reclaim the daytime talk show crown from Winfrey, who has her hands full running her OWN network.
Congratulations, “Maury” — you’re the father of a new talk show, and it’s growing into quite the robust offspring indeed. “Trisha,” an upcoming talk show featuring “Maury” guest host and “conflict expert” Trisha Goddard, has been cleared in more than 80 percent of the country, an area that includes 27 of the nation’s top 30 […]