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  • SXSW Film Review: 'The Possibilities Are Endless'

    One of the most stirring correctives imaginable to the maudlin inspirational narratives often derided as "disability porn," "The Possibilities Are Endless" details Scottish indie-music darling Edwyn Collins' struggles to recover from two massive strokes...
  • Laughter and grief belong together

    Eighty-three-year old Ron Kilmartin was in a hospice, dying of lung cancer. His daughter was at his bedside, cracking jokes about it. Here's one: "Last week, Dad coughed and said, 'choking.' I tried to give him water but he just wanted me to turn off the...
  • Oprah: Is she trying for a Tony after being shut out of Oscar race?

    One thing has become clear when your name is Oprah Winfrey: You can do whatever you want, no matter how bewildering it is. Reports that the former talk show host, who is the founder and head of OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, may be headed for...
  • Conan O'Brien gets in one last Jay Leno jab

    Conan O'Brien gets in one last Jay Leno jab
    While Jay Leno was busy signing off from "The Tonight Show" for the second (and presumably final) time, former "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien was busy over on TBS getting in one final dig. During his opening monologue, O'Brien brought up the...
  • Fallon Bids Farewell to 'Late Night' as 'Tonight Show' Awaits

    NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not so much "goodbye" as "on break." With Jimmy Fallon's departure from "Late Night" on Friday after five years in the host chair, he will be off the NBC airwaves a scant 10 days before coming back as host of "The Tonight Show,"...
  • Fred Armisen To Lead Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' Band

    Johnny Carson had Doc Severinsen. David Letterman has Paul Shaffer. Conan O'Brien had Max Weinberg. And Seth Meyers will have Fred Armisen? Meyers, set to take over NBC's regular "Late Night" franchise at 12:35 a.m. starting February 24, will be joined...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Tonight Show,' 'Winter Olympics,' 'House of Cards'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Tonight Show,' 'Winter Olympics,' 'House of Cards'
    "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Patience pays off in the end for Jimmy Fallon who takes over for Jay Leno starting Monday night. Having saved the Emmys after their disastrous "let's get the reality hosts to run the show" decision and emerged...
  • Sex expert teaches Conan where g-spot is, he replies, 'This will never air'

    Sex expert teaches Conan where g-spot is, he replies, 'This will never air'
    On Thursday night's "Conan," sex expert Dr. Jennifer Berman used a PVC pipe to teach host Conan O'Brien and guest Tom Arnold how to find a woman's g-spot. It got, well, a little awkward. Watch the clip: Berman went on to measure O'Brien's hand to...
  • Mark Wahlberg, entourage in tow, to get MTV's 'Generation' award

    Mark Wahlberg, entourage in tow, to get MTV's 'Generation' award
    Mark Wahlberg once produced a show for a top-tier cable network that was inspired by his own experiences in Hollywood. Now another top-tier cable network will tip its hat to Wahlberg and his experiences in Hollywood--just as he promotes a movie based on...
  • Idina Menzel off to robust start in 'If/Then' musical on Broadway

    Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...
  • General Electric To Sponsor Kid-Comedy Segments On Fallon's 'Tonight'

    GE is looking for more laughs. General Electric, a proven fan of NBC comedy in the past, has agreed to sponsor the network's "Tonight Show" with new host Jimmy Fallon, and will be included in segments in which kids appear on the program showcasing new...
  • Joel McHale to Headline White House Correspondents Dinner

    "Community" star Joel McHale will be the featured entertainer at this year's White House Correspondents Assn. dinner on May 3. McHale, who also hosts "The Soup" on E!, will follow in the footsteps of such recent headliners as Conan O'Brien, Seth Meyers...