What the Hell Is ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ Actually Based On?

FX’s follow-up to “The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” delves into the murder of Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace, and like the previous season of the series, it aims to dramatize a real true crime story. The show is largely based on a true crime book written by a journalist, which is the … Read more

‘American Crime Story’ Fact Check: Did All That Crazy Stuff Really Happen at the Gianni Versace Murder Scene?

FX (Spoilers ahead for the premiere of “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”) Ryan Murphy’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” has finally begun on FX, with its premiere episode starting at the end — with spree killer Andrew Cunanan’s (Darren Criss) murder of famed fashion designer Gianni Versace (Edgar Ramirez) … Read more

Why Stefon Diggs, Arie Luyendyk Jr., and David Harbour Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week

Getty Images Check out the week’s most emotionally reacted-to TV personalities and characters. A Vikings wide receiver, the latest bachelor and a “Stranger Things” fan favorite had viewers talking passionately on social media over the past seven days. The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion measurement company, for a weekly look at some of … Read more

DIY Network Apologizes for Series Star’s On-Air Anti-Semitic Slur

The DIY Network has issued an apology, after “Texas Flip N Move” star Toni Snow used the phrase “Jew us down” on an episode of the reality series, the New York Post reports. The network also said that the phrase will be deleted, should the episode air again in the future. “On a recent episode … Read more

Dylan McDermott Meets Dermot Mulroney on ‘LA to Vegas’ to End 30 Years of Confusion

Dylan McDermott. Dermot Mulroney. Yes, we see how those names are similar, but that doesn’t mean the actors who go by them are the same person. However, the confusion surrounding these stars has gone on for decades and escalated to the point there was once a “Saturday Night Live” skit about the misconception. But that … Read more

18 Things We Learned at TCA 2018: Logan Paul’s Future, Joanna Gaines Dissed, and One Dead Cat

With all due respect to PBS’ second day of presentations in the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California, the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour has (mercifully) come to a close. TheWrap sat through about 1,000 panels from what feels like 100 platforms over a legitimate 13 days (and attended probably a dozen parties, where we … Read more

Dylan Farrow on Her Woody Allen Accusations: ‘I Am Credible’

Woody Allen’s adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has spoken to “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King for an interview to air Thursday morning, saying that she is “credible” and “telling the truth.” “I am credible, and I am telling the truth, and I think it’s important that people realize that one victim, one accuser, matters. And … Read more

Ashleigh Banfield: Aziz Ansari’s Accuser ‘Chiseled Away’ at #MeToo (Video)

During Monday’s episode of her HLN show “Crime & Justice,” Ashleigh Banfield criticized the woman who accused comedian Aziz Ansari of sexual misconduct during a date, accusations Banfield said “chiseled away” at the #MeToo movement. In a column for the website Babe published on Saturday, an anonymous woman said that during a date last summer, Ansari behaved … Read more

New Snapchat Scripted Original Content ‘Imminent,’ Content VP Says

Snapchat’s second attempt at scripted original content is coming sooner rather than later, Snap Inc. VP of Content Nick Bell said during a panel at the Television Critics Association conference on Monday. “It’s imminent… our preference is to get it right,” said Bell, before pointing to a recently-announced partnership with the Duplass brothers to bring … Read more

‘The Bachelor:’ Winning the First Date Rose Might Not Be as Good as You Think

ABC Fans of “The Bachelor” have long theorized on early signs of a winner — earning the first impression rose, for example, has long been thought to be a signal that contestant will make it far into the season. FiveThirtyEight compiled data based on the first 15 years of the show, including 21 seasons of “The … Read more