| Aug 4, 2011
Reggie Watts' story is much like that of any other comic: He was a class clown, always goofing off and playing jokes on everybody, much to the consternation of his teachers.
But during his youth in Great Falls, Mont., he also was in the school...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:56 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Discovery's Shark Week has made its biggest ratings splash yet in several key ratings categories, including a first-place finish among all networks -- broadcast and cable -- in men under 50.
The 27th edition of Shark Week...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:34 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The slate of nominees for the fourth annual Streamy Awards have been announced, with the online kudocast scheduled to stream live from the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Sept. 7, starting at 7:30 p.m. Pacific.
The Streamy Awards...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The news of the death of Robin Williams spread quickly Monday afternoon, but many people who were present at the taping of "Conan" had no idea it had happened until Conan O'Brien himself broke the news at the end of the show.
Clearly shaken, O'Brien...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Television Academy Foundation has announced the listings for its annual Emmy Season Auction.
Running now through July 31, the fundraiser gives television fans an exclusive chance to win VIP tickets to "Late Night with Seth Meyers," signed merchandise...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Spoiler alert: Gary Oldman seems to do one thing over and over in his movies: He dies.
The "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" star's myriad fallen alter-egos were commemorated with a special "in memoriam" reel during his visit to "Conan" this week....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Seven years ago, Bronzeville resident Brian Babylon was earning a good salary as a media director for a multimedia firm and working the stand-up open mic circuit—when he founded the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase. Hosted in the courtyard of a coffee...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
By his own admission, Conan O'Brien will never be a movie star on the level of George Clooney or Tom Hanks. But that doesn't mean he can't turn to acting at age 51. Which is why the "Conan" host announced on Monday's show that he will soon be making his...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Andy Serkis is always game to give the fans what they want. Whether he's on a set or at a convention, his range of creature voices, including Gollum from the "Lord of the Rings" movies and Caesar, the proud chimpanzee of the "Planet of the Apes" films....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Hop into bed together for a photo shoot? No problem. Conan O'Brien and Andy Cohen were game for anything on a sunny mid-May day in Gotham when they came together for a meeting of latenight minds. As they engaged in conversation, the hosts of TBS' "Conan"...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Chelsea Handler is a true pioneer of latenight, one of the few women to make a stand in a programming format dominated by guys. Now she will have to conquer a new frontier.
Handler will have to do more than make people laugh when she takes the reins of a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Alynda Lee Segarra is a twenty-something feminist singer-songwriter with a very old soul. The Americana artist is her own woman, all the while drawing on a mix of vintage and contemporary influences including Robert Johnson, the Carter Family, Townes...