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Bruce Vilanch To Help IMDb to Celebrate the 90th Annual Academy Awards with Its Second Live-Streaming Companion Show and Industry Viewing Party

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IMDb (, the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, today announced the second annual “IMDb LIVE Viewing Party,” a live streaming companion show celebrating the Academy Awards that in its first year provided millions of fans and industry insiders with unique, entertaining and informative coverage of Hollywood’s biggest night. The live broadcast co-hosted by Dave Karger (IMDb Special Correspondent) and The IMDb Show co-hosts Tim Kash and Kerri Doherty will stream live on, IMDb’s mobile apps, Twitter and Twitch, and will be produced on site at an invitation-only industry viewing party at Neuehouse (formerly the historic CBS Radio Studio) in Hollywood, California. Read More

Oscar funnyman to show: play up envelope mess, not harassers

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Oscar funnyman to show: play up envelope mess, not harassers
February 15, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Put comedy writer Bruce Vilanch on the spot by asking if he has a political gag suitable for the Oscars, and he makes a game try.

“There’s probably a joke in Trump buying three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Vilanch said, “because that’s all he does is publicize himself. So it seems to me you have a nice, clean shot on the ninth hole.”

He doesn’t have to sweat polishing the riff on best-picture nominee “Three Billboards.” While he’s crafted one-liners for hosts and presenters for 23 Oscar shows, he’ll be watching comfortably at home and with Koosh balls at the ready. Read More

Reminder: Bruce Vilanch, Constantine Maroulis, Fran Drescher Entertain At “One Night With The Stars” Benefit

Friday, December 1st, 2017

NOV 29, 2017

Tony Award winners Betty Buckley and Lillias White and original Rent star Anthony Rapp are among Broadway performers lined up to spend One Night With the Stars, a benefit for Wigs & Wishes, the charity that provides wigs and grants wishes to women and children who have lost their hair and are otherwise suffering from cancer.

Broadway, TV, film, and music stars recently added to the 7:30 PM December 4 concert at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City include Fran Drescher, Constantine Maroulis, Darci Lynne, Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Jesse Medeles, Cheryl Burke, and the duo Tabitha & Napoleon D’umo (a.k.a. Nappytabs). Read More

Michael Musto Reviews Bruce Vilanch At 54 Below

Monday, June 17th, 2013
Musto on Bruce Vilanch‘s Cher Dish, Lady Bunny‘s Sex Life, and a Gay Club In Crisis

4-27-2013 3-58-43 AM

“I worked with Sonny and Cher, Sonny without Cher, Cher without Sonny, Chastity with a dick, Chastity without a dick….” said funny man Bruce Vilanch at the top of his 54 Below show. “For years, Cher thought I was Chastity.

“The last time I saw Cher,” he went on, “she said, ‘Vilanch, you fat fuck. You still in the business?’ I looked at her and said, ‘I like this face. Keep this one!’” Read More

Bruce Vilanch: Going To “The Mansion” In The…Oh Well, Saratoga Springs July 18-19, 2012

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Bruce Vilanch will perform July 18 (Wednesday) and July 19 at 8 PM as part of the Stars Are Out Tonight series at the Mansion of Saratoga Springs (801 Route 29, Rock City Falls). For more info, call 885-1607 or visit

Who Will Host Next Year’s Oscars? Anybody’s Guess

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
Charlie Sheen in March 2009

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Bruce Vilanch on Who Will Host Next Year’s Oscars
If you thought the ceremonies weren’t funny, don’t blame him.
By Michael Musto
published: April 27, 2011

Ever since last year, when an LCD Soundsystem song blared that I’m “no Bruce Vilanch,” I’ve been desperate to be the comic/writer—or at least to get him on the phone again.
Miraculously, that happened just the other day, when Bruce and I got a chance to discuss his writing duties for the Oscars, among other glittery controversies. Read More