| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Forget the stars. The people I always wanted to talk to were the writers and producers who created the fictional worlds that became long-running TV series.
One of the great pleasures of this job in my earlier days on the beat was going out to California,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Nat Faxon is that rare breed of actor best known for his writing. Along with writing partner Jim Rash, whom Faxon met while part of the Groundlings comedy troupe, Faxon is otherwise known as the Oscar-winning writer behind the 2011 George Clooney-...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
San Diego Comic-Con celebrates its 45th year from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27, and once again, dozens of networks and TV studios will descend on the city with hundreds of stars and producers to promote their new and returning shows -- but...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:35 PM
"Community" will live to fight another day. And it gets its long-hoped-for sixth season to boot.
Yahoo has renewed the beloved cult comedy for 13 more episodes and will release them this fall on Yahoo Screen.
After NBC canceled the series in May, fans...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It's raucous backstage at the Groundlings after a Tuesday evening improv show — red wine and buckets of salty snacks will do that to a roomful of comedians, as will having just killed it onstage. A fluffy border collie lumbers through the crowd,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
ANNECY- Simon Crowe's SC Films International has closed a flurry of major territories on Christian De Vita's 3D action adventure tale "Yellowbird," an ambitious animated feature produced by French studio TeamTO.
Following Wrekin Hill's acquisition of...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, the cigar-chomping rubber hand-puppet character from "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," will be getting his own series soon on Adult Swim. Some may question this, but no, you can never have too much Triumph the Insult Comic...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Kitchen Nightmares Chef Ramsay comes...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Joel McHale said that Chris Christie "was very cool" about being the biggest target of his performance at the White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, and the New Jersey governor even told the comedian afterward that his material was "really funny."...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Forget solving the mystery of the Yellow King.
Can anyone watching HBO's new crime drama "True Detective" figure out what Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson's hardened cops are actually saying?
In a spoof video titled "Can Anyone Understand 'True...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"The Simpsons" are at it again.
Now that the Fox show has gotten its foot into the Oscar selfie business, "The Simpsons" may have also solved the mystery hauting Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson's characters in HBO's "True Detective."
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
"@midnight" (Comedy Central, weeknights Monday through Thursday). Busy Chris Hardwick, the alt-Allen Ludden (I might have said "indie Gene Rayburn" or "left-field Dick Clark" just as well), hosts this late-night comedy game show with a social media theme....