Actress Kate Mulgrew found her character “Red” on the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” emerged nearly fully formed.
Pittsburgh native and Harvard grad, Jesse Andrews, worked menial jobs while writing the book that became “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.”
Comedian Billy Gardell hates when actors who aren’t from here try to do a Pittsburgh accent.
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson III is executive producer of “Power” on Starz, is hosting “50 Cents of Humor” and will release a new album.
Actress Lin Shaye, who plays a medium in the film “Insidious: Chapter 3,” believes in signs and things unseen.
The actor plays his distant cousin, legendary Texan Sam Houston, in the epic new mini-series “Texas Rising” on the History Channel.
The White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks says it’s her job to ask about race.
James Marsden stars with Jack Black in the black comedy “The D Train.” It’s a ride you won’t soon forget.
The star of Discovery Channel’s “Amish Mafia,” Levi Stoltzfus has pulled the curtain back on Amish life with his book “Amish Confidential.”
The Dublin-born actor is joining a legion of others from the Emerald Isle who have won over American audiences.
Jazz, soul, blues singer Madeleine Peyroux began her music career on the streets of Paris busking for euros.
Award-winning cartoonist Roz Chast has been drawing since she was a child. She will be in Pittsburgh April 23.
Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash hates music as therapy but recognizes its ability to heal.
The host of public radio’s “This American Life,” Ira Glass talks a bit about his own life and career.
Whether working with people or Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, actor, comedian Jack McBrayer just wants to keep working.
Best-selling, award-winning author and Pittsburgh native Stewart O’Nan talks Stephen King, writing and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
His big break came when he starred with Jennifer Beals in the 1983 hit “Flashdance.” Now fans can watch him on NBC’s “The Slap.”
British actress Celia Imrie returned to India to film “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” with original cast and newcomer Richard Gere.
Acting was a natural choice for Tim Daly as he followed in the footsteps of his late father, James, and sister Tyne.
Inaugural poet and engineer Richard Blanco finds intersections in diverse careers and life as a gay man raised in a machocentric culture.
Jamie Colby attended college at 14. That was the beginning of a career that led to hosting Fox Business Network’s “Strange Inheritance.”
Geraldo Rivera exposes his business acumen and more Monday nights on “Celebrity Apprentice.”
Actress and poker player Jennifer Tilly says the best female players play like men — very aggressively.
The author and founder of Court TV tackles Obamacare in his best-selling tome, “America’s Bitter Pill.”
She talks about Whitney Houston and what it was like directing a movie about the performer’s life and relationship with Bobby Brown.
A look back at some of the best breakfast bites from Patricia Sheridan’s weekly celebrity interviews last year.
Aerosmith founding member Joe Perry talks about his memoir, bandmate and friend Steven Tyler and rockin’ on.
Television’s original Batman, actor Adam West says playing the caped crusader essentially interrupted his career path in films.
Renowned home decor and gift ware metalsmith Michael Aram is now a jeweler, too.
Oscar-winning actress and singer Shirley Jones loves Pittsburgh and says if she had her druthers, she’d live here.
Roma Downey is divinely inspired -- from her role on TV’s “Touched by an Angel,” to Mary in “The Bible,” and now, “The Women of the Bible.”
Model-turned-actress Rebecca Romijn has taken a job with TNT’s “Librarians,” but she’s no shrinking violet in this action series.
“Green Porno,” a show about the sex lives of animals, started as a joke but has become a third career for the model and actress.
From a high school dropout to success on stage and screen, actor Danny Aiello talks about the ups, the downs, the mistakes and the love.
Former Steeler Charlie Batch is a motivator. He helps kids steer clear of trouble and helps players transition to a life after football.
Best known for playing Greg Brady on the 1970s sitcom “The Brady Bunch,” Barry Williams is just happy to be a working actor.
U.S. retired Army general and former CIA director David Petraeus has found civilian life a stimulating alternative to the military.
Olympic gold medalist and U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team captain Christie Rampone talks about the game, her children and the challenges.
British actor Cary Elwes says “As you wish” is another way to express “Yes dear,” and it all means “I love you.”
Former “The View” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck recently celebrated a year at “Fox & Friends,” saying she is “very comfortable.”
Marine biologist Sylvia Earle is in a battle to save the ocean before it is too late. At home in the water, at 79 she is still diving.
Actress Morgan Fairchild is a self-proclaimed science nerd who is just happy to be a working actress.
The original personal shopper, 86-year-old Betty Halbreich has penned her second book, “I’ll Drink to That: A Life in Style With a Twist.”
Singer Marilyn McCoo has eight Grammys in a career and marriage to Billy Davis Jr. that has spanned four decades.
Gary Taubes, the author of “Why We Get Fat and What to do About It,” says shun sugar, starch and processed carbohydrates. Eat meat!
Young adult writer Gayle Forman’s novel “If I Stay” has been translated to the big screen and opens Friday in theaters. It’s a cliffhanger.
Marshall Goldberg, Pittsburgh native and Los Angeles scriptwriter and novelist, says he fell in love with Nellie Bly.
He grew up in Sewickley, but today cardiac surgeon Dr. Len Girardi is one of eight doctors featured on ABC‘s medical drama, “NY Med.”
In “Empty Mansions,” Bill Dedman looks at the life of mysterious heiress Huguette Clark, who maintained mansions she never lived in.
Award-winning actor Michael Chernus says acting helped him make friends growing up in Ohio and now he is influencing people with his talent.
Retired four-star Gen. Wesley Clark sees special forces as the future of warfare. He will host “Friday Night Spotlight: World War I” on TCM.
Jeweler David Yurman talks about his love of horses and his eponymous brand.
Donny Osmond took time to chat while in Las Vegas for the furniture show and the launch of his new Donny Osmond Home collection.