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  • Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.

    Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.
    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...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Tina and Amy, well done

    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...
  • Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are Golden Globes ratings boosters

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are Golden Globes ratings boosters
    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...
  • Review: 'A.C.O.D.' can't divorce itself from ho-hum hilarity

     Review: 'A.C.O.D.' can't divorce itself from ho-hum hilarity
    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,...
  • Cardinals hero David Eckstein: Wins & losses 'only stat' that matters

    Cardinals hero David Eckstein: Wins & losses 'only stat' that matters
    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...
  • No Laughing Matter: TV Networks Need New Sitcoms

    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...
  • 'Parks and Recreation' facing changes and crossroads

    'Parks and Recreation' facing changes and crossroads
    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...
  • 'Orphan Black's' Tatiana Maslany to appear on 'Parks and Recreation'

    'Orphan Black's' Tatiana Maslany to appear on 'Parks and Recreation'
    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....
  • NBC cancels shows in search of scripted-series comeback

    NBC cancels shows in search of scripted-series comeback
    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...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (July 22-26, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Wolverine Distributor: 20th Century Fox The Marvel team has recast the Incredible Hulk three times in recent years, but...
  • Review: 'The Writers' Room' is a zoo tour of how TV shows get made

    Review: 'The Writers' Room' is a zoo tour of how TV shows get made
    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...
  • Aubrey Plaza has rom-com on her 'To Do List'

    Aubrey Plaza has rom-com on her 'To Do List'
    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;...