The success of ‘Empire’ has TV execs suddenly noticing that non-white people exist. Jaime Weinman explains why the industry still sees diversity as a fad
The high-concept sitcom is back, and the crazier the premise, the better
How ‘Gigi,’ a story of a girl becoming the mistress of a dirty old man, became a classic musical—and an improbable remake
Sir Elton’s boycott of D&G reveals a contingent we don’t hear much about: socially conservative gay people with shocking views
Jaime Weinman on why we shouldn’t look to ‘all-female’ versions of anything to solve Hollywood’s gender balance problems
March 10th, 2015 2 comments
In a year when its hypocrisy has been more evident than usual, Hollywood seemed depressed at having so little diversity to celebrate.
He sings, he jokes, he makes things disappear. Will the Oscars launch him as a variety-show superstar?
Jaime J. Weinman and Adrian Lee make their calls on who will win (and who probably should instead)
If you’re a costume designer on a subtle modern-era film, don’t bother applying
Comedy Central’s king of late night is getting out of the business he helped change.
Brian Williams’ best skill was his ability to make people trust and like him. His replacement, whoever it may be, won’t have an easy time matching that.
The 75-year-old teen gets a serious makeover. But is it wise to mess with a beloved comic book icon?
Old shows are being reformatted to fit modern TVs. It looks weird.