Amazon is demanding another encore from “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”: The streamer has renewed its crown jewel comedy for a fourth season. The pickup comes less than a week after the launch of “Mrs. Maisel”‘s eight-episode third season, and just days after the series scored multiple Golden Globe and...
The members of 1970s rock band Kansas have hit a point of no return before their big concert Saturday at the Beacon Theatre. And they’re a little anxious. “I don’t think it’s nervousness, more of an eagerness,” says original drummer Phil Ehart, who with his six bandmates will perform...
Contrary to speculation, the “Peloton wife” is alive and well. Monica Ruiz, the lead actress in the controversial Peloton commercial about a husband who gifts his already-fit wife an exercise bike, gave her first TV interview since the ad sparked social media cries of sexism. Ruiz told “Today” host Hoda...
Thursday’s announcement of the “Good Times” cast seems perfect: Viola Davis and Andre Braugher will play Florida and James Evans, roles immortalized by Esther Rolle and John Amos on the 1970s sitcom. The Emmy-winning duo will headline the holiday-themed second installment of Norman Lear’s hit “Live in Front of...
There’s singing in the streets again in Washington Heights. Eight years after Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning smash “In the Heights” closed on Broadway, a trailer dropped for the upcoming, widely-anticipated film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated show. In a 2 1/2-minute teaser released Thursday, 28-year-old performer Anthony Ramos stars as Usnavi,...
Like most New Yorkers, I grumble when a production assistant tells me that I can’t cross Mulberry Street because Scorsese is shooting another movie in Little Italy. And those catering tables, with fresh food set out for the film crew? I’d be lying if I told you I’ve...
No modern director has made me feel more like a philistine than Terrence Malick. Revered by some as an innovative auteur with an unparalleled eye for the transcendent glories of nature, the writer/director’s recent work has mostly struck me as a colossal yawn: those long, dialogue-free scenes as...
“A Christmas Story” is officially the best holiday movie of all time, according to new research. The 1983 movie — based on author Jean Shepherd’s work — follows young Ralphie Parker’s Christmas mission to get a Red Ryder BB gun. The survey of 2,000 Americans found “A Charlie Brown Christmas”...
In 1995, Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” topped Jennifer De Lucia’s Christmas list. As soon as she unwrapped the album, the 13-year-old played it over and over, losing herself in its songs. When her boyfriend cheated on her, she belted out “Your House” in the shower. When the...
Getting cancelled used to be the final nail in a show’s coffin — but these days it can be a new beginning. Shows including “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Lucifer,” “Designated Survivor,” “Nashville,” “The Mindy Project,” “One Day at a Time” and “The Expanse” have recently all found new life on competing...