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  • Jon Stewart goes toe-to-toe with Charles Krauthammer

    Jon Stewart goes toe-to-toe with Charles Krauthammer
    Anyone who's watched "The Daily Show" long enough will have seen plenty of Fox News clips of the perpetually disapproving scowl of Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer. So his appearance as a guest on Wednesday's show had all the promise of one of...
  • David Mitchell on autism, expectations and 'The Reason I Jump'

    David Mitchell on autism, expectations and 'The Reason I Jump'
    David Mitchell, whose complex novel “Cloud Atlas” was adapted into a film last year, has quietly hit bestseller lists again as one of three authors of “The Reason I Jump.” He shares credit with KA Yoshida and young Japanese...
  • New Fusion network targets young English-speaking Hispanics

    New Fusion network targets young English-speaking Hispanics
    Broadcast giants ABC and Univision came together Monday to launch Fusion, a South Florida-based news and entertainment cable network aimed at young English-speaking Hispanics and their friends. Based out of a new 150,000-square-foot studio in the...
  • Pete Holmes turns to his old boss, Jon Stewart, in show debut

    Pete Holmes turns to his old boss, Jon Stewart, in show debut
    Once upon a time, stand-up comedian Pete Holmes had a job as the warm-up guy for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Now, he's the host of his own basic-cable comedy show, "The Pete Holmes Show," which debuted Monday night on TBS after "Conan." So it...
  • Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'

    Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'
    Sandra Spencer has no intention of seeing the hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon." Neither does Lynn Whitcomb. The Longwood residents, two of Central Florida's estimated 61,000 Mormons, don't object to the play's jabs at their religion. It's the...
  • Vuguru Hires Lauren Corrao as Chief Creative Officer

    Digital studio Vuguru recruited Lauren Corrao, former president of original programming at Comedy Central, as chief creative officer to head up development of long-form programming. Corrao, who reports to CEO Larry Tanz, will oversee all creative for...
  • Rob Ford timeline: What the Toronto mayor has been up to since May

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has provided a steady stream of shock, controversy and dismay over the last six months. With his admissions of drug use, his off-the-cuff foul language and a stubborn refusal to quit his job, he's kept his name in headlines. On...
  • Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for 2014

    Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for 2014
    All those hashtag games have paid off for Comedy Central. The network announced on Friday that it's renewing its new late-night show, "@midnight," for another year. The comedy game show hosted by Chris Hardwick, in which three comedians compete for...
  • John Oliver leaving 'The Daily Show' for his own comedy series at HBO

    John Oliver leaving 'The Daily Show' for his own comedy series at HBO
    John Oliver, who won praise for his stint as Jon Stewart's temporary replacement this summer on "The Daily Show," will be getting his own topical series on HBO beginning in 2014, the network announced today. “We weren’t otherwise searching...
  • Has 'The Daily Show' Bumped 'SNL' as TV's Premiere Comedy Launchpad?

    Has "The Daily Show" supplanted "Saturday Night Live" as a launching pad for modern comedy talent? It's a judgment call, but in light of the latest budding star to break out of the former, a barroom debate well worth having. Word that John Oliver has...
  • Author Salman Rushdie sold 'Midnight's Children' rights for $1

    Author/filmmaker Salman Rushdie joined Jon Stewart Tuesday night on "The Daily Show" to talk about the forthcoming film version of his bestselling novel "Midnight's Children." The 1981 novel won a slew of awards -- including the Man Booker Prize, the...
  • 'Smudge' by Ka-Tet Theatre Company ★★

    'Smudge' by Ka-Tet Theatre Company ★★½
    Rachel Axler is a former writer for "The Daily Show" and currently writes for "Parks and Recreation," but her 2010 play "Smudge," now in its local premiere with Ka-Tet Theatre Company, doesn't show any clear fingerprints from that resume. Instead, it's an...