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Billy Idol’s Rebel Yell Is Still a Loud One With New EP, Documentary, Tour, TV Syncs

“I’ve been fighting with my demons so long, they’ve become my friends,” sings Billy Idol on “Cage,” the title track of his upcoming four-song EP. Outside the realm…

‘Better Call Saul’s’ Brilliant, Emotional Finale Is ‘Breaking Bad’ in Reverse: TV Review

Spoiler alert: This review contains spoilers for “Saul Gone,” the series finale of “Better Call Saul.” It turns out that there was one person the once and future…

Sir David Attenborough to Host New Five-Part BBC Nature Series ‘Wild Isles’

Sir David Attenborough is set to host a new nature series for the BBC tentatively titled “Wild Isles.” The five-part series will introduce viewers to fauna and flora…

Sacheen Littlefeather gets Academy apology 50 years after 1973 Oscars ‘abuse’

The Native-American activist famously refused “The Godfather” star Marlon Brando’s Oscar on his behalf that year.

‘Westworld’s’ Season 4 Finale Suggests the Show Is at the End of the Line: TV Review

SPOILER ALERT: This review contains spoilers for the Season 4 finale of “Westworld,” entitled “Que Será, Será,” now streaming on HBO Max. Reviewing the first four episodes of…

‘Succession’ Star Jeremy Strong and EP Adam McKay Break Down Kendall’s Tragic Season 3 Birthday Party

Jeremy Strong has been commuting this August between the New York City set of “Succession” Season 4 to Sagaponack, a village in the Hamptons where his family is…

Review: The hellish Hurricane Katrina scenario of ‘Five Days at Memorial’

The new Apple TV+ eight-part series “Five Days at Memorial,” starring Vera Farmiga and Cherry Jones, dramatizes what happened at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Steve Martin on How the Fear of Being Washed Up Inspired His ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Character

On “Only Murders in the Building,” Steve Martin plays Charles-Haden Savage, the former star of popular crime drama “Brazzos.” The inspiration for playing a washed-up TV star, Martin…

Kaley Cuoco Is ‘Definitely Open’ to ‘The Flight Attendant’ Season 3: ‘I Could See It Happening’

In May, Kaley Cuoco said that she felt “the plane has landed” on “The Flight Attendant,” seemingly telling viewers that the HBO Max series would not be returning…

Gene LeBell, Hollywood Stuntman and Martial Artist, Dies at 89

Hollywood stuntman and martial artist Gene LeBell has died. He was 89. Professional wrestler Bas Rutten announced LeBell’s death via Facebook, writing, “You will be greatly missed Gene,…

UTA Co-Heads of TV Lit Dan Erlij and Allan Haldeman Break Down State of Streaming, ‘Transparency’ of AVOD Future

With streamers making their biggest bets yet on content — and more of them about to include advertising options — Variety spoke with Dan Erlij and Allan Haldeman,…