If You Want to Play Guitar for Smashing Pumpkins, Today Is Your Greatest Day

Do you want to play guitar for one of the biggest rock bands of the last 30 years? Today is the greatest day you’ve ever known, because on Friday, Smashing Pumpkins announced an open call for a new guitarist — and we do mean Open. “The Smashing Pumpkins are in search of an additional guitarist. … Read more

Pat McAfee Accuses ESPN Exec of ‘Attempting to Sabotage’ His Show | Video

January 5, 2024 @ 6:09 PM Pat McAfee, the former NFL punter who signed a lucrative deal last year for his YouTube show to air on ESPN, said on Friday’s episode that he thinks a top executive at the network is trying to “sabotage” him. “We’re very thankful for the ESPN folks being very hospitable,” … Read more

Michelle Williams’ Experience on ‘We Are Family’ Was ‘Bigger Than Just a Cute New Show’

January 5, 2024 @ 5:55 PM When Destiny’s Child alum Michelle Williams was first approached by Fox to appear on its latest singing celebrity series, “We Are Family,” it was an opportunity to spend more time with her cousin, Evandia Penix, and boost Penix’s musical career. But she was not prepared for the outpouring of … Read more

Chuck Lorre’s ‘Bookie’ Renewed for Season 2 at Max

January 5, 2024 @ 4:52 PM Chuck Lorre’s “Bookie” will return for another season on Max. The comedy series, which was cocreated by Nick Bakay, has been renewed for a second season, the streamer announced Friday. The news comes less than two months after the show debuted on Max on Nov. 30, with its Season … Read more

Max Delays Paid Bleacher Report Sports Add-On Tier

January 5, 2024 @ 12:28 PM When Max launched the Bleacher Report (B/R) Sports Add-On tier in October, the streamer said that the offering would be available at no additional charge through Feb. 29 and $9.99 per month thereafter. However, the rollout for the paid version of the tier has been delayed as Max’s tech … Read more

Drafthouse Patrons Declare ‘Barbie’ 2023’s Best Film, ‘Saltburn’ Tub Scene Favorite ‘WTF’ Moment | Exclusive

January 5, 2024 @ 9:00 AM Alamo Drafthouse patrons have spoken: “Barbie” is the best film of 2023. That’s the verdict reached by the theater chain’s annual Audience Poll, which wraps up 2023 and provides insight into what moviegoers look forward to in 2024. And as it happens, the spirit of last summer’s “Barbenheimer” craze … Read more

Paul Giamatti Flustered, Meryl Streep’s Surprise Appearance and 3 Other Notable Moments From the Palm Springs Film Festival 2024

After a year that saw actors hit the picket lines for four months, it’s no surprise that the awards season has felt more urgent and emotional than previous years. That was no more apparent than at the 35th annual Annual Palm Springs International Film Awards Thursday. The event, hosted by Mary Hart, honored 9 acting … Read more

Steve Burton Exits ‘Days of Our Lives’ After a Year | Video

Steve Burton is once again leaving Salem. The actor announced on Thursday that he’s leaving “Days of Our Lives” just over a year after he announced his return to the long-running soap. “Wow. Well, I just shot my final scenes here at ‘Days of Our Lives,’ and I just want to say thank you so … Read more

Singer Andrea Bocelli Joins Chorus of Celebs Denying Involvement in RFK Jr. Fundraiser

Add Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli to the list of celebrities who have denied any affiliation with a recently announced fundraiser for Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s independent presidential campaign. On Thursday, Bocelli’s representatives told Rolling Stone that the reports he will be performing at the fundraiser are not true, because he won’t even be in … Read more