| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Jimmy Fallon's first time as host of "Tonight," which took place at midnight Tuesday, marks the start of what will likely be decades of a new face in front of one of latenight's longest running programs. But his debut won't answer every question you may...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:49 PM
With moments of real, almost awkward sincerity and a parade of celebrity walk-ons, former sketch comic Jimmy Fallon took over Monday night as the sixth -- or seventh, depending on how you count it -- host of NBC's "The Tonight Show."
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Stars of "Saturday Night Live," even the complicated ones born and raised in a working-class neighborhood of Chicago, don't tend to move back and take up residence in Ukrainian Village. Manhattan usually proves seductive, and then there is the siren...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:51 PM
For a second year running, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted NBC’s Golden Globes telecast in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, and Fey, droll as ever, laid out the brutal essence of their return engagement: “This is Hollywood,” she said,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:37 PM
It's anyone's guess how viewers will react to the changes at NBC's "Tonight Show" next month. But new host Jimmy Fallon is pretty sure he would get a thumbs-up from his predecessors.
"I wish Steve Allen or Johnny Carson were still alive. They'd be proud...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:13 AM
After Comedy Central's roast of James Franco on Sunday (a.k.a. the night Miley Cyrus went cray-cray at the MTV Video Music Awards, and 'N Sync reunited), the honoree could sum it up only one way.
"It was pretty dirty up there," Franco said backstage...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:53 AM
NBC can't shake its Maya Rudolph infatuation.
The peacock network has ordered a pilot for a new prime-time variety series that will feature the "Saturday Night Live" graduate as its topliner, the network confirmed.
It's a project Rudolph had been...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business.
Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Comic John Mulaney is having a very good day. On Wednesday Fox announced that it has given a series order to the 30-year-old stand-up vet and "Saturday Night Live" writer's show "Mulaney."
The multi-camera ensemble comedy was created, written by and...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels and NBC are trumpeting their commitment to diversity as they search for a black female cast member, responding to an uproar over the historic lack of African American females on the veteran sketch comedy show....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Jonathan Groff | Actor
He closed out last year as the voice of the rugged mountain man romantic...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Chuck Lorre will receive the 2014 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television from the Producers Guild of America at the PGA Awards on Jan. 19.
Lear is being honored for his work on such shows as "The Big Bang Theory," "Two and a Half Men" and "Dharma...