Saturday on HBO, Susan Sarandon and Ralph Fiennes star in Bernard and Doris, the story of multimillionaire Doris Duke and her gay butler/confidant. It sounds great in theory, but the trailers kind of put me off — is this the Sarandon we know and love? It doesn’t even seem like the Rocky Horror–era campy version of her, because of course that’s definitely the Sarandon I know and love. It’s a new scenery-chewing version, I think.
Holland Taylor attended the premiere — and in multimillionaire style:
If you prefer a more literate brand of drama, check your local PBS schedule for Masterpiece. The Jane Austen marathon continues, this time with the 1995 miniseries adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.