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  • Critic's Notebook: Seth Meyers has strong start as 'Late Night' host

    Critic's Notebook: Seth Meyers has strong start as 'Late Night' host
    Seth Meyers, late of "Saturday Night Live," became Monday night the fourth host of NBC's late-late-night "Late Night," after David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and his onetime cast-mate Jimmy Fallon, who has now famously become the star of "The Tonight Show."...
  • Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut an understated affair

     Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut an understated affair
    NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle. Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...
  • 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner talks 'ambitious' final season

    'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner talks 'ambitious' final season
    For “Mad Men” creator and show runner Matthew Weiner, the reality is beginning to sink in. The series returns to AMC for the first half of its seventh and final season in April, and Weiner is currently toiling away on Episode 9 -- leaving just...
  • The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

     The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
    Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
  • Chicago Critics Film Festival preview

    Chicago Critics Film Festival preview
    For the record: While I’m a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, I did not program the CFCA-created Chicago Critics Film Festival, which takes over the Music Box through Thursday. I have, however, seen several of the movies on the...
  • Mickey Rooney dies: TCM to air 24-hour marathon of his movies

    Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to Mickey Rooney, who passed away April 6 at age 93, with a 24-hour marathon of his movies. The marathon will begin Sunday, April 13, at 6 a.m. Eastern time with the 1933 film "Broadway to Hollywood." Other films...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' to End After Seventh Season

    It's almost time to say goodbye to Pawnee. While announcing their 2014-2015 lineup on Sunday, NBC included that "Parks and Recreation's" upcoming seventh season will be its last. The Amy Poehler-starring comedy has been on the Peacock since 2009. "We...
  • An Andy Samberg roll call on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cast

    An Andy Samberg roll call on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cast
    "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" began life last fall as a fast, funny sitcom about a precinct of New York detectives adjusting to life under a newly appointed, no-nonsense captain. By the time the Fox series won a Golden Globe in January, it had developed into one...
  • USA Orders 'Stanistan' Pilot, Unveils Projects with Jodie Foster, Carlton Cuse, Peter Tolan

    USA Network is keeping its foot on the gas when it comes to scripted series development. The cabler has given a cast-contingent pilot order to drama "Stanistan," a dramedy about a group of State Department workers, CIA operatives and journalists...
  • Forget Donny & Marie. Maya Rudolph, NBC Bid To Revive TV's Variety Show

    Maya Rudolph has proven time and again that she can sing and make people laugh out loud. Now the question is whether she can breathe new life into a TV staple once thought part of the cultural flotsam of the 1970s. She will appear on NBC Monday in "The...
  • Producer Gudrun Giddings is Hollywood's Scandinavia Whisperer

    Call Gudrun Giddings the Scandinavia film whisperer. Ever since "Let the Right One In" and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" delivered box office that headed straight north, Hollywood has been mining Nordic noir that's fresh, dark and edgy from Norway,...
  • Courteney Cox to Letterman: 'Friends' reunion 'not gonna happen'

    Courteney Cox to Letterman: 'Friends' reunion 'not gonna happen'
    People, people, a "Friends" reunion is "not gonna happen," an amused Courteney Cox told David Letterman during an appearance on "Late Show" on Monday night. It doesn't matter that the 1990s sitcom, which ran for 10 seasons, went off the air 10 years...