Rapper Common set to make Broadway debut in ‘In Between Riverside and Crazy’

NEW YORK — Common has won Grammys, a Golden Globe, and even an Oscar. Now, he has a chance to win a Tony Award because the entertainer is making his Broadway debut this month in a play set right here in NYC. He’s been a rapper and a writer and won his Oscar for co-writing … Read more

‘Epic Adventures With Bertie Gregory’ shows viewers behind the scenes of a nature docuseries

NEW YORK CITY — His friends are lions and leopards, sea lions, and seals. Explorer Bertie Gregory introduces us to them on his National Geographic show, “Epic Adventures With Bertie Gregory.” The series takes the 27-year-old host and cameraman to the four corners of the earth, and the result is informative and highly entertaining. Viewers … Read more

In ‘Alaska Daily,’ Hilary Swank plays reporter investigating cases of missing indigenous women

It’s been 30 years since Hilary Swank found steady work as a performer in the short lived ABC sitcom “Camp Wilder.” Since then, she’s found fame on the big screen and won Oscars for “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Million Dollar Baby.” Thursday evening, she returns to ABC, in “Alaska Daily.” “I look at (it) as … Read more

Charli D’Amelio and family are ready for season 2 of ‘The D’Amelio Show’ streaming on Hulu

NEW YORK CITY — What began with a Connecticut teenager dancing on TikTok has grown into a media business involving Charli D’Amelio’s entire family. Charli and her mom, Heidi, are both on “Dancing With The Stars” this season, and the second season of “The D’Amelio Show” is streaming on Hulu. Charli’s dad, Marc D’Amelio, said … Read more

Jimmy Kimmel comes home to Brooklyn for week of shows

BROOKLYN, New York City — In January, Jimmy Kimmel will mark 20 years as the host of his own late night TV talk show. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is now the longest running late night show still on the air, and he just signed a new contract extension with ABC for 3 more years. Kimmel was … Read more

‘The Tamron Hall Show’ launches Season 4 with new look, old promise

“The Tamron Hall Show” began season four with a dramatic new look for its host, but that’s not what makes it unique. Hall began by promising each show would be devoted to a topic of interest, and she has stayed true to that original intention. Without exception, each talk show host has started with the … Read more

‘Bachelorette’ finale preview: Do either Rachel or Gabby end up engaged?

Fans of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” are collectively known as “Bachelor Nation,” and the population is in the millions. They are used to being told that every development is “the most dramatic ever,” but Tuesday’s “Bachelorette” finale may fit the bill as it marks the first time two women are both looking for an … Read more

Stars come out for premiere of ‘Amsterdam’

NEW YORK — Stars come out in New York City for the premiere of ‘Amsterdam’ The stars came out Sunday night at Lincoln Center for the premiere of ‘Amsterdam’ – a new feature premiering next month just in time for Oscar consideration. ‘Amsterdam’ features three past Oscar winners and even an Oscar host. It is … Read more

Grace Van Patten talks ‘Tell Me Lies,’ toxic relationships

In the tradition of “Normal People” and “Nine Perfect Strangers” comes a new limited series on Hulu based on the best selling novel, “Tell Me Lies.” It charts the course of a troubled romance over eight years and stars Grace Van Patten as a college student caught up in her first big relationship. Lucy is … Read more

Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest return for 35th season of ‘Live,’ 5th as co-hosts

NEW YORK — The 35th season of “Live” begins this week — the fifth as “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” and co-hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest returned from vacation refreshed and ready to celebrate. Their friendship dates back more than two decades, yet it seems like just yesterday that the two first walked on … Read more