| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
USA Network president Chris McCumber has a glass-paneled corner office on the 21st floor of 30 Rock, but he doesn't like to spend too much time there. "I try to get out of this office as much as possible and be visible on the floor with the team," he...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Anna Faris, star of "Mom" and a recent parent herself with husband Chris Pratt, will be stopping by the Los Angeles Times for a live Web chat on Tuesday at 11:20 a.m. PDT.
A 2011 New Yorker profile called Faris "Hollywood's most original comic actress."...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Amy Poehler credits Jon Hamm with humorously calming her nerves just before she gave birth to her first son, Archie.
Just call Hamm the pregnant woman whisperer. Only he didn't exactly whisper ...
The "Parks & Recreation" star told the emotional --...
| May 31, 2014
| 11:00 AM
For almost half a century, the comedy team of Bob and Ray took the ordinary and made it extraordinarily funny.
During that span they influenced comedians and writers such as Johnny Carson, David Letterman, George Carlin and Garrison Keillor....
| May 30, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Growing up in Tulsa, Okla., Bill Hader became obsessed with movies.
"I would watch movies at night with my family and go to the movie theater," said the former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman. "That was my existence."
Hader, 35, especially enjoyed...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Comedian Tracy Morgan's health was upgraded to fair condition on Monday as he continued to show signs of improvement after being badly injured in a highway crash earlier this month, a publicist for the star said.
Morgan, 45, was admitted to a New...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The face of Hollywood's hockey revolution looks like a closed fist.
The most powerful voice of Tinseltown's growing hockey chorus is an undiscernible mumble.
The biggest name on the Southland's coolest sports powerhouse is one that many people...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:50 AM
In 1980, I was shopping in a Costa Mesa grocery store when a commercial interrupted the piped-in radio music.
It was a commercial for me.
The company was promoting my new nightlife column with the tagline: "He parties, so you don't have to."
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Entertainment Weekly's home page trumpets its main coverage subjects directly beneath its logo: TV, TV Recaps, Movies, Music, Books, Video.
The addition of TV Recaps came in late April, and its presence — independent of TV and ahead of Movies...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels visited "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday, not to promote the opening of their next movie, but to promote the opening of the trailer to their next movie. "Dumb and Dumber To" doesn't hit theaters until November, but the reunited...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:21 PM
As is normally the case with rock radio powerhouse KROQ, guitars took center stage during the station's 22nd annual Weenie Roast, a day-long concert and marketing event at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine on Saturday. What surprisingly ruled many...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:59 PM
It was the 10th anniversary of Forbes' ranking of "The World's 100 MostPowerful Women," and it came as no surprise to see Oprah Winfrey emerge as the front-runner from the entertainment sector. The media mogul came in at number 14 on the list. She also...