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Michael McKean

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  • 'Happy Endings' recap: 'Meet the Parrots'

    'Happy Endings' recap: 'Meet the Parrots'
    One of my favorite aspects of our “gotta have it now!” society is how quickly TV shows come to DVD. Instead of waiting for some of your favorite episodes to make the rerun rounds or worse, try to catch it in the DVD cycle. This fall, I'll...
  • 'Better Call Saul': 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff Gets Second Season at AMC

    AMC has ordered a second season of "Better Call Saul" and moved the premiere date for its hotly anticipated "Breaking Bad" prequel to 2015, the cable channel announced today. The second season order is for 13 episodes, bringing the series total to 23....
  • Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan Reunite for 'When Harry Met Sally' Sequel to Honor Rob Reiner

    "Meathead," also known as Rob Reiner, graciously received the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 41st Chaplin award on Monday at Avery Fisher Hall. Famous friends including Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Michael Douglas, James Caan and director Martin Scorsese...
  • Among Bob Balaban's Hollywood stories are a few monuments

    Among Bob Balaban's Hollywood stories are a few monuments
    Bob Balaban was born, so to speak, into movie royalty. His father and uncles were founders of the Balaban and Katz theater chain of Chicago movie palaces. His uncle Barney Balaban was president of Paramount for three decades, and grandfather Sam Katz...
  • Broadway Review: 'All the Way'

    What do you say we take up a collection and send every one of those clowns in Congress to "All the Way," Robert Schenkkan's jaw-dropping political drama about President Lyndon B. Johnson's Herculean efforts (and Pyrrhic sacrifices) to get the 1964 Civil...
  • Bryan Cranston goes 'All the Way' from meth lab to Oval Office

     Bryan Cranston goes 'All the Way' from meth lab to Oval Office
    NEW YORK — In the new Broadway play "All the Way," President Lyndon B. Johnson, played by Bryan Cranston, takes a break from wrangling votes for what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to reflect on the trying nature of politics. Facing...
  • 'Breaking Bad' star Bryan Cranston gets his hooks into LBJ

    'Breaking Bad' star Bryan Cranston gets his hooks into LBJ
    NEW YORK  — Since the White House is, in essence, the biggest stage in the world, it's probably no surprise that Americans crave presidents who are larger than life. We also expect our leaders to relate to our tawdry selves, which accounts for how...
  • New releases: 'Monsters University' is loaded with great jokes

     New releases: 'Monsters University' is loaded with great jokes
    Monsters University Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$45.99/$49.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday "Monsters, Inc." always has been one of the most underrated of Pixar's animated features, not getting enough credit for its zippy pace,...
  • Ovation Awards 2013: Center Theatre Group, La Mirada win big

    Ovation Awards 2013: Center Theatre Group, La Mirada win big
    The Ovation Awards, L.A.'s biggest theater honors, were handed out Sunday at a ceremony at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. Center Theatre Group was the top winner of the evening with a total of 12 awards. The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts...
  • Bryan Cranston Sets February Start for His Broadway Bow in 'All the Way'

    The Bryan Cranston-toplined production of "All the Way," in which the "Breaking Bad" thesp will make his Broadway debut in the bio-play about Lyndon B. Johnson, has set its New York dates and theater, nabbing the Neil Simon Theater for a February start...
  • Jason Sudeikis Exit Creates Casting Crisis at 'Saturday Night Live'

    Now there's four out the door. Jason Sudeikis confirmed Wednesday at a "Late Show with David Letterman" taping that he will not be returning for the 2013-14 season. He joins Fred Armisen and Bill Hader, who signaled their departures when the 38th...
  • Bryan Cranston plays LBJ onstage as 'Breaking Bad' ends [Updated]

    Bryan Cranston plays LBJ onstage as 'Breaking Bad' ends [Updated]
    As fans of "Breaking Bad" bade farewell to the critically acclaimed AMC drama series on Sunday evening, its star Bryan Cranston was otherwise engaged far from the show's New Mexico locations, playing President Lyndon B. Johnson in a stage production in...