| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:32 PM
While some people bemoan Bill O'Reilly coming on this show as often as he does, it makes for good, smart TV when two people with opposing views go at each other....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:14 PM
A few words on the new pope.
Since ascending to the papacy in March, the former Jorge Mario Bergoglio has managed to surprise and impress the religious and irreligious alike by living a brand of faith seldom seen on the public stage. Pope Francis...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In an Emmy night marked by both jaw-dropping upsets and predictably safe choices, "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan summed up the wild mood swings at TV's top awards ceremony this year.
"I thought this was gonna be [for] 'House of Cards,'"...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Bryan Cranston was the man of the hour at the Governors Ball after the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday.
Early in the evening Jeff Daniels, who beat Cranston for the actor in a drama Emmy, left quietly down a back escalator. He had his Emmy in...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The late-night hosts are bringing on big-name guests as the 2013-14 TV season officially starts.
David Letterman talks to former President Bill Clinton at 11:35 p.m. Monday on CBS. It will be Clinton's ninth visit to the show, and he will promote the...
| 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....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The original political shout-fest is coming back.
CNN said "Crossfire," which was a staple of the cable news channel for over 20 years before being canceled in 2005, will return to its schedule this fall.
“Few programs in the history of CNN have...
| Jun 28, 2013
The waters of late-night television are roiling.
On NBC, Jimmy Fallon is taking over Jay Leno's show, and Seth Meyers is taking Fallon's. ABC's Jimmy Kimmel has moved up half an hour to compete directly with Leno now, and then Fallon in winter 2014....
| 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 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...
| Aug 1, 2013
Last fall, comedian John Hodgman toured for a while with comedian Al Madrigal. It was a special, magical time, Hodgman recalled. They have much in common, they're both 42, both regulars on "The Daily Show" — Hodgman as the blowhard "Resident Expert,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
CNN's revived "Crossfire" program will still feature a host "from the right" and another "from the left," but by the end of the show's 30 minutes, the debaters will have to find some way to meet in the middle.
The final segment of a new relaunched...