| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:13 PM
NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior." In its announcement, the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Howard Stern was just being Howard Stern when he booked accused Jewish center shooter Frazier Glenn Miller on his show a few years ago. And therein lies a cautionary tale, for clowns and serious news organizations alike.
Part of Stern's shtick has long...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Comedian Artie Lange has been hospitalized after suffering what he called a "diabetic shock."
Lange, 46, sent a tweet about his condition on Tuesday, saying he was in a hospital "outside" Detroit.
Lange has been on a lengthy U.S. tour this year. The...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain is still dead!"
For months on end, "Saturday Night Live" got big, big laughs and results from this on-going "news" announcement, made repeatedly in 1975 during 'SNL's' first season.
AND now I suggest that CNN can...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Valerie Harper might not be "cancer free," as a headline screamed Wednesday, but she is "cautiously optimistic" and hopeful about her current health situation.
The actress, 74, issued a statement clarifying a quote that had appeared in this week's...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Mark Strong is in negotiations to play the suave secret agent brother of Sacha Baron Cohen in Sony's spy action comedy "Grimsby."
Louis Leterrier is directing the pic, which follows a British Black Ops agent who is forced to go on the run with his long-...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Jim Lange was the original and best-known host of a television show that has come to be identified with the swinging late 1960s and 1970s: "The Dating Game."
"We were really the first reality show," he said in a 2002 Times interview, "paving the way for...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Tom Sherak had a long career as a studio executive and was involved in hundreds of films, including "Black Hawk Down," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace." But Sherak is best known for the jobs he did for free or...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Turn on that bathroom light and take a good look in the mirror. Examine the crow's feet, the receding hairline, the bump on your nose, the sagging curve of your cheeks, the lopsided smile. Like what you see?
I sure hope so. If beauty is in the eye of the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"When I was in high school and first heard the piece I immediately fell in love with it. It was sexy, naughty and little dangerous. By the time I got to college, I had dismissed it as cheesy trash. Now that I am older, it's all of the above."
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Jerry Seinfeld has a message for local fans, especially residents of one famous South Florida community: “To my fans in Del Boca Vista, I say, ‘You’re living in a fictional town. Move some place real.’”
Seinfeld has moved...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Taylor Swift will be seeing more Pink than "Red" as the long-legged singer sashays down the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway Wednesday and performs during the annual televised lingerie presentation.
Swift will join the Victoria's Secret Angels...