| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Oscar-winning screenwriter Jim Rash ("The Descendants") hosts Sundance Channel's series "The Writers' Room," a chatfest with scripters of such hit TV shows as "Game of Thrones," whose staff sits down with Rash on Monday. Rash also plays the energetic Dean...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey -- in one of many barbs directed at the entertainment industry during the awards show Sunday -- explained why she and Amy Poehler had been brought back to anchor the gala a second time:
"Because this is Hollywood," she...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Tina Fey and and Amy Poehler are returning to host the 2014 and 2015 Golden Globe Awards, and based on the ratings last time, it's a good move by NBC, which will broadcast the awards show in January.
The two NBC TV sitcom stars -- from the network's...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:25 PM
With its Gen X perspective on family dysfunction and a cast of ace comedic actors, "A.C.O.D." — short for "adult child of divorce" — looks primed for a trip through sharply observed comic territory. But even with Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins,...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:16 PM
ST. LOUIS -- For the hard-core baseball fan, this was the finest in inside humor. On last week's episode of the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation," the fake law firm name was "Babip, Pecota, Vorp and Eckstein," a nod to three sabermetric concepts and David...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's been four years since ABC's "Modern Family" came along and seemingly put the half-hour comedy back on the map, but the TV biz has hardly been a laugh-a-minute since. Not only has the Alphabet been unable to find a companion to its megahit comedy, but...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
On a scorching August day in Studio City, Metro buses screech down Ventura Boulevard stamped with NBC advertisements boasting its revamped Thursday block: "NBC's New Family of Comedies." Inside Stage 21 on the CBS Radford Studios, the "Parks and...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Apparently playing approximately a zillion characters on BBC America’s cloning drama “Orphan Black” just isn’t enough work for Tatiana Maslany: She’s also signed up for a two-episode guest role on “Parks and Recreation....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:51 AM
To the surprise of almost no one, NBC on Friday canceled two of its lowest-rated new fall series, "Ironside" and "Welcome to the Family."
"Ironside" was a remake of the classic Raymond Burr series about a disabled detective, this time starring Blair...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided.
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
The Marvel team has recast the Incredible Hulk three times in recent years, but...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In "The Writers' Room," a highly pleasurable series that begins Monday on Sundance, Jim Rash gathers groups of television writers — they usually travel in packs — to discuss how they make their shows.
Time was that the ordinary citizen had...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Aubrey Plaza was telling her friends about a Hilary Duff concert she'd just been to when she looked at her right arm and realized she was unable to move it. She felt confused and suddenly blacked out. When she regained consciousness, she couldn't speak;...