The 18-member cast of "Survivor: San Juan del Sur — Blood vs. Water," revealed Wednesday by CBS, are all newcomers to the game — but that doesn't mean they're all rookies. Retired Major League Baseball pitcher John Rocker — perhaps better known for his incendiary hate speech than his accomplishments on the mound — tops the roster of players competing against and alongside their loved ones.
It's been seven years since "The Sopranos," HBO's groundbreaking drama about a New Jersey mob family, wrapped its Emmy-winning run. Yet the show's cut-to-black finale remains one of the most contentious endings for a TV series ever, with fans continuing to debate: Did crime boss Tony Soprano really get whacked in that last scene?Looks like the debate is over.
When the reality-dating series “The Bachelor” restocks its roses, fan favorite Chris Soules will be the one to hand them out.Nicknamed “Farmer Chris,” the 32-year-old Iowa native is familiar to fans who watched him make it to the top three spots on the most recent season of “The Bachelorette.
Everything old is new again in the world of entertainment. Reboots and remakes are all the rage, and the next classic TV series to rewind back to the good old days could be '80s/'90s fan favorite "Full House" — complete with an almost full original cast.Have mercy!
It's propulsive. It churns. It's full of muscle. If there was an aural dictionary entry for "rock 'n' roll," Led Zeppelin's 1969 hit "Whole Lotta Love" could stand in for the entire genre. And as it turns out, a whole lotta love is exactly what British fans gave the classic tune when they cast their votes for the greatest guitar riff of all time.
When is she getting married? Will she have children? Is she pregnant now? Those are the sort of questions that have followed Jennifer Aniston throughout her career. Now, in a sit down with TODAY's Carson Daly, she's responding to them — not with the answers, but with her take on the expectations that come with the questions.
Get in the water! Get out of the water! Contradictory messages drove the pop-culture zeitgeist this summer, and some of the trends may not fall away even with the autumn leaves. Here's a look at what was keeping us cool when the temperatures were hot.
It appears Vince Vaughn has moved on from crashing weddings to buying newlyweds’ homes.Actress Kate Bosworth, who had a country wedding this spring, listed her Hollywood Hills home for $2.499 million in April. Property records confirm Vaughn just scooped up the property for $2.375 million.
The wildly successful Ice Bucket Challenge has raised awareness about ALS and brought in nearly $90 million in donations to fight the devastating disease and fund research. But as actor Matt Damon proved in his chilly answer to the challenge, there's room for more than one good cause in an IBC video clip.Oh, and another thing he proved? There's more than one place to get that cold water.
We love all dogs, but prime-time pooches are among the most amazing canines ever. They're everywhere — as cartoon characters, bit players and heroes who always save Timmy from the well in the nick of time. In honor of National Dog Day (Aug. 26), we bring you some of TV's top dogs from today and years past.
"Breaking Bad," which ended its much-acclaimed run last fall, went out with a bang at Monday night's Primetime Emmy Awards, winning the best drama series award as well as acting honors for Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn and Aaron Paul.
The ice bucket challenge just got a whole lot ... smaller. In July, TODAY's Matt Lauer challenged "America's Got Talent" judge Howard Stern to join the charity trend, and two days ago, Jennifer Aniston did the same. So on Monday, Stern finally braved the chill.Well, sort of. Yes, there was water involved and yes, the ice he poured on his head came from a bucket, but he only used a single cube.
Sure, Monday night's Emmys mostly seemed simple and straightforward, with staples such as "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" adding more golden hardware to their trophy cases.But the Emmy broadcast did leave us with some unanswered questions, from red-carpet reactions to mystifying statements from the stage.What did Sofia Vergara think of the segment that had her spinning on a pedestal?
What do you do after hosting the Primetime Emmy Awards? Take the Ice Bucket Challenge, of course.As the show came to an end Monday night, host Seth Meyers walked off stage, directly into the challenge. But this being the Emmys, Seth stayed classy and kept his shirt and bow tie on as he got doused with water.Who did the late-night host call out? No one other than Vladimir Putin.
The complete list of winners from the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards on Aug.
Each year, amid the glitz, glam and golden statuettes of the big night, the Emmy Awards broadcast takes a break from the main celebration to celebrate the famous faces from television who are no longer with us. On Monday night, that memorial segment was particularly moving as the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored recently departed actor-comedian Robin Williams.
It's possible that Al Roker had the best time at the Emmys — of anyone who has ever attended the Emmys. Check out how much fun he had with attendees such as Gwen Stefani, Jim Parsons and more on the red carpet! Adam LevineMinnie DriverLena DunhamSarah SilvermanJim ParsonsGwen StefaniWant more? Check out everything Emmys on TODAY.com.
"True Detective" stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson probably knew they'd be a much-hyped highlight at Monday night's Emmy Awards. The actors even seemed to coordinate their outfits to take advantage of it.In the process, they had the audience and the Internet doing a disco double take: Were the actors dressed like Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan from "A Night at the Roxbury"?
Julia Roberts, Kerry Washington and Julia Louis-Dreyfus? How can a fan choose just one?The Emmys red carpet boasted an impressive lineup of notable actresses in their finest attire — from goddess-like gowns to structured color-blocked dresses. Alas, we can only crown one celebrity the fashion star of the evening: Check out some of our favorite dresses and vote for your top look.
"Late Night" host Seth Meyers brought the laughs to prime time Monday night for the Emmy Awards. As the evening of TV's bests kicked off, the funnyman dished up some hilarious zingers."This year, we're doing the Emmys on a Monday night in August, and if I understand television, (that) means the Emmys are about to get canceled.
Winners are coming. (Hopefully.)The beloved cast of the HBO hit "Game of Thrones" polished their best modern wardrobe for Monday night's Emmy red carpet. The Lannisters and Starks played nicely — and even smiled — for the public, with Jon Snow throwing the crowd one of his signature brooding, come-hither looks. Vote: Which actress wore it best on the Emmy red carpet?
Robin Williams made rainbow suspenders a fashion trend when he wore them on "Mork and Mindy" in the 1970s, and Monday night, talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel brought that style back in Williams' honor at the Emmy Awards.Kimmel posted an Instagram photo of himself riding the L.A.
The whirlwind nature of the Emmys red carpet can give the best of us the spins. Thankfully, TODAY employed the Vine 360 cam to snag stars and capture a complete picture of the fashions on one of Hollywood's biggest nights.
It's one thing to dress for an Emmy red carpet; it's another thing to dress a baby bump for an Emmy red carpet. Monday night, two different moms-to-be took very different approaches.Hayden Panettiere, 25, star of "Nashville," is expecting her first child with Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko, though she hasn't said when the baby is due.
The stars of "Orange Is the New Black" look so good it's a crime. (Sorry, we couldn't resist.)The cast of the critically acclaimed Netflix series dominated the Emmys red carpet on Monday, with Laverne Cox leading the way in a goddess-like white gown by Marc Bouwer. Blowing kisses to the crowd, the transgender actress owned the scene in her heavenly dress.
Lena Dunham once declared she is "anti-pants," and at Monday night's Emmys, the "Girls" creator showed us just how she does her preferred style — skirts. Dunham graced the red carpet in a hardcore pink ombre ensemble that looked like a schoolteacher-meets-Carrie-Bradshaw moment.
E!'s anchors and correspondents are live tweeting and Instagramming from the Emmy Red Carpet. Check it out here.