Bill Maher Asks Michael Avenatti If He Will Run For Office

Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti is interested in running for office, or so it seemed on Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher.
These days you can’t throw a dead cat without hitting an Avenatti TV appearance. The attorney shows up all…

Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti is interested in running for office, or so it seemed on Friday night's Real Time with Bill Maher. These days you can’t throw a dead cat without hitting an Avenatti TV appearance. The attorney shows up all over MSNBC and CNN, and has appeared on ABC’s The View and now Maher’s HBO late-night show. The celebrity lawyer is scheduled to be the guest of the Associated Press at the White House Correspondents Association dinner, where he…

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Renewed For Season 15 By ABC

Grey’s Anatomy continues its march through ABC’s history books. The veteran medical drama has been officially renewed for a 15th season. That makes it ABC’s longest-running primetime scripted series, eclipsing sitcom 1952 sitcom The A…

Grey’s Anatomy continues its march through ABC’s history books. The veteran medical drama has been officially renewed for a 15th season. That makes it ABC’s longest-running primetime scripted series, eclipsing sitcom 1952 sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriett, which aired for 14 seasons. ABC’s second longest-running primetime drama is NYPD Blue (12 seasons). I hear Grey’s renewal was revealed to the cast and crew at the show’s Season 14 wrap party tonight. "Grey's An…

Roberta Flack Falls Ill At Apollo Theater, Rushed To Hospital

Roberta Flack, the songstress and sometimes-actress, cut short an appearance Friday night at New York’s famed Apollo Theater because of illness. She was taken to Harlem Hospital.
The 81-year-old Flack, best known for her monster 1970s hit Killing…

Roberta Flack, the songstress and sometimes-actress, cut short an appearance Friday night at New York’s famed Apollo Theater because of illness. She was taken to Harlem Hospital. The 81-year-old Flack, best known for her monster 1970s hit Killing Me Softly, was appearing at a benefit for the Jazz Foundation of American when she fell ill.  She exited the stage on her own. No immediate update on her condition was available. Flack has appeared on numerous TV shows and…

Amazon.com Limiting Reviews Of James Comey’s ‘A Higher Loyalty’

Reviewers who wish to post a review on former FBI director James Comey’s new book, A Higher Loyalty, may have to find a venue other than Amazon.com.
Only “verified buyers” of the book via Amazon are allowed to post, and some online ch…

Reviewers who wish to post a review on former FBI director James Comey’s new book, A Higher Loyalty, may have to find a venue other than Amazon.com. Only “verified buyers” of the book via Amazon are allowed to post, and some online chatter suggests that low ratings of the book will not make it onto the site. The restrictions apply to print and Kindle book editions. Those who try to post a review and didn’t buy the book through Amazon receive an error message: “Sorry, we…

The Weinstein Co. Names Executive With Experience In Restructuring To Board Of Directors

The Weinstein Co. has appointed Ivona Smith, an executive with experience in corporate restructuring and working with distressed assets, as an independent director.
The Board made the decision to add an additional independent director as part of its on…

The Weinstein Co. has appointed Ivona Smith, an executive with experience in corporate restructuring and working with distressed assets, as an independent director. The Board made the decision to add an additional independent director as part of its ongoing discussions with the Unsecured Creditors Committee in the company’s chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. “We are delighted to welcome Ms. Smith to our Board,” said Chairman Robert Weinstein. “Ms. Smith brings not only…

‘Jane the Virgin’ Finale’: Series Creator On That Shocking Twist, ‘Dallas’-Inspired Cliffhanger, Season 5 & Show’s Endgame

SPOILER ALERTt: The story includes details about the Season 4 finale of Jane the Virgin on the CW.
What??? That was probably the reaction of every Jane the Virgin fan watching the Season 4 finale after the final scene. The show is known for loading its…

SPOILER ALERTt: The story includes details about the Season 4 finale of Jane the Virgin on the CW. What??? That was probably the reaction of every Jane the Virgin fan watching the Season 4 finale after the final scene. The show is known for loading its season finales with big twists and cliffhangers in the final minutes but tonight’s was the mother of all twists —  Jane, walking into Rafael’s apartment expecting a wedding proposal from him instead came face to face with a…

Universal Answers Call To Make A ‘Tommyknockers’ Movie, Wins Bidding For Stephen King Novel

EXCLUSIVE: Universal has stepped up to the plate to acquire Tommyknockers, a feature film package centered on Stephen King’s 1987 sci-fi horror novel. This is the project that has James Wan producing under his Atomic Monster banner with an eye to…

EXCLUSIVE: Universal has stepped up to the plate to acquire Tommyknockers, a feature film package centered on Stephen King’s 1987 sci-fi horror novel. This is the project that has James Wan producing under his Atomic Monster banner with an eye to direct. Also producing is Roy Lee, Larry Sanitsky, the latter who executive produced the hit 1993 ABC miniseries based on King’s book, Michael Clear and Jon Berg. The deal was struck in a bidding battle between Uni, Netflix and…