| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:08 PM
You would have thought news was slow on Wall Street last week, when the hottest item on the ticker was that television personality Maria Bartiromo was jumping from CNBC, her onscreen home for two decades, to the Fox Business Channel.
Financial and media...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Admit it: Thanksgiving festivities aside, a gigantic bowl of tagliatelle with clams, a couple of meatballs, a side of polenta and a robust, earthy red to wash it all down, sounds much better right about now, doesn't it?
Mario Batali bet his Crocs on it....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:30 PM
NEW YORK — For years, Vince Sicari kept a secret from his family, friends, colleagues and clients.
By day, he practiced law. By night, he practiced laughs under his stage name, Vince August, building a reputation on the comedy club circuit. Over...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
By Sunday evening, we'll know who has won at this year's Emmys, putting a merciful end to all the guessing and prognostication. But here are some thoughts regarding who should win.
Choosing who deserves an Emmy is, of course, a tad more complicated...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:22 PM
A running look at the 65th annual prime-time Emmys:
11:08: Best drama series: "Breaking Bad" wins the last category of the night. Series creator Vince Gilligan said he thought any of the other nominees could have won in this golden age for television....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:30 AM
For the first seven years of its existence, "The Colbert Report" saw its lead-in and progenitor, "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," win the Emmy for variety series.
But in the eighth year, the spell was broken.
On Sunday, "Colbert" marked the end of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:34 AM
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."
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:23 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:30 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Comedy Central has been doing quite well for itself for a while now in late night with the one-two punch of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. But increasingly, it looks as if Chris Hardwick might be part of that regular lineup, based on the straight out of...