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  • Michael Ian Black: Somewhat 'Famous'

    Michael Ian Black: Somewhat 'Famous'
    Michael Ian Black facetiously named his stand-up special "Very Famous" — but it's true, depending on whom you ask. Black, the snarky comedian best known for his pop-culture takedowns on VH1, is a cult-hero for his work on MTV's '90s sketch-comedy...
  • Celebrity deaths of 2011

    1. Steve Jobs On Oct. 5, the 56-year-old Apple co-founder and CEO died of a rare form of cancer on his pancreas. Following his passing, President Obama said "There may be no greater tribute to Steve's success than the fact that much of the world...
  • Ron Paul, aka the invisible candidate

    A moment ago, I Googled "Ron Paul ignored by media" and came up with 9,222 links. That's a lot of stories about someone being ignored. Here's what happened. In last weekend's Iowa Straw Poll of GOP presidential candidates, the Texas congressman had an...
  • Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys

    Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys
    The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
  • MWENC - WHITE SPACE TEST - PP-2347 - Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, other Viacom channels come off DirecTV

    DirecTV subscribers have lost"SpongeBob SquarePants," "The Daily Show" and "Mob Wives." Unable to reach a deal with Viacom, parent of several popular cable channels, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and VH1, DirecTV is no longer carrying the...
  • Leonard Pitts: Texas GOP wages war on thinking

    Leonard Pitts: Texas GOP wages war on thinking
    Some recent headlines from the alternate universe of modern conservatism: Rush Limbaugh claims the bad guy in the new "Batman" movie was named Bane to remind voters of Mitt Romney's controversial tenure at Bain Capital. Michele Bachmann, citing zero...
  • 'America's Got Talent': A night of second chances

     
    Here's Chris in KS on AGT!:Tonight we’re in for a show full of second chances! Each judge has selected four acts to perform for us on tonight’s show. Whether you believe these people have the right to be here or not,......
  • Q&A with Mike Preston

    Bill, Salisbury: Will the Ravens win a game this year? I mean, seriously - will they win a game? The O-line is bad, the QBs are worse, and Jamal Lewis can't get out of his own way. Mike Preston: Bill, I'm sure the Ravens will win a game, maybe two, maybe...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend

    In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "This Is Where I Leave You" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $8.1 million for spots that have aired 1,192 times across 43 networks through August 31. The...
  • 'Breaking Bad' wins Emmy for best drama series

    'Breaking Bad' wins Emmy for best drama series
    "Breaking Bad" broke big Monday night at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, taking home the honor for best drama for its final season, along with statues for stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn. Cranston expressed surprise: "Even I thought about...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: Aaron Paul, Betsy Brandt Rev Audi Party

    The Emmy Awards aren't till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nosh and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Thursday, Aug. 21: 7:15 p.m....
  • Insanity @Xfinity: The OddBall Comedy & Curiosity Fest

    Insanity @Xfinity: The OddBall Comedy & Curiosity Fest
    Nationally, the Oddball Festival lineup is pretty insane. About 25 comedians are on tour for the mega-amphitheater show, each lineup alternating between cities. This week, in Hartford, the lineup includes some of the most famous comedians working right...