Shark Tank Premiere Goes Live With Uncut Pitches, Viewer Input — Grade It!

ABC’s Shark Tank went live Friday night for its Season 14 premiere, culminating in an offer unlike any other. For the first time ever, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary were joined by a studio audience as they were presented with unedited, unfiltered pitches from hopeful entrepreneurs — … Read more

Jon Batiste Funks Up Carnegie Hall With Debut of His Grand ‘American Symphony’: Concert Review

What does one do for an encore after winning five honors at the 64th Grammys (including album of the year for “We Are“), an Oscar for best original score (for co-composing Disney-Pixar’s “Soul”) and leaving the bandleader gig at a top-rated talk show (“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”)? If you’re protean pianist and megawatt … Read more

‘House of the Dragon’ Star Olivia Cooke Was Told to Play Her Character Like a Trump Supporter

Olivia Cooke couldn’t stomach even pretending to be a Trump supporter. The “House of the Dragon” actress, who took over the role of Alicent Hightower from Emily Carey due to a series time jump, revealed that co-showrunners Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan Condal advised her to find inspiration from the disgraced former president. The series creators … Read more

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and ‘Nope’ Lead Early Best Original Screenplay Contenders

This article contains IndieWire’s preliminary Best Original Screenplay predictions for the 2023 Oscars. We regularly update our predictions throughout awards season, and republish previous versions (like this one) for readers to track changes in how the Oscar race has changed. For the latest update on the frontrunners for the 95th Academy Awards, see our 2023 Oscars predictions hub. Nominations … Read more

‘Riverdale’ Alum Ryan Grantham Pleads Guilty to Murdering His Mother, Sentenced to Life in Prison

“Riverdale” alum Ryan Grantham has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to the 2020 murder of his mother. The 24-year-old, Vancouver-based actor previously appeared in “Supernatural,” “iZombie,” and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” He killed his mother Barbara Waite in March 2020 in their Squamish, British Columbia home by shooting her with … Read more

‘Family Guy’ Producers Tease Upcoming 400th Episode As a Take on Obsessive Fandom

As “Family Guy” heads into its 21st season on Sunday, executive producers and showrunners Alec Sulkin and Rich Appel shared details behind the series’ upcoming 400th episode. “Family Guy” continues to bring a satirical eye to its scenarios, and in the anniversary episode, the show will take a deep dive into social media’s obsessive fan … Read more