| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:42 AM
James Spader will star as the villain Ultron in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." But the guy has a day job, too.
"The Office" and "Boston Legal" actor returns to TV this fall in NBC's new drama "The Blacklist" playing another villain, Raymond “Red”...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:23 AM
As the title indicates, this was it for one of television's most acclaimed sitcoms, NBC's Americanization of a popular British series. The future paths of much of the gang at Dunder Mifflin are set up, with some surprise appearances in the concluding...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:30 PM
No one should be feeling too pea-cocky just yet, but for the first time in years, NBC seems to have some wind at its back.
The long-struggling network broke through last season, finishing ahead of one of its rivals (ABC) in the young adults demo for...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Ricky Gervais has earned a well-deserved reputation for comedic fearlessness. Which makes the creative brick wall he and collaborator Stephen Merchant ran into on "Life's Too Short," their second live-action HBO series, all the more disappointing.
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:22 AM
It's a testament above all to comic branding — the commercial value of familiar, well-liked names and faces. But with "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" as the latest example, these days we're often dealing with a certain kind of formulaic star-...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When they weren't laughing, the show hosts at ESPN were oozing compliments like "comic genius" Thursday, March 14, during a visit from actor and comic Steve Carell, whose new movie with Jim Carrey, "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," opens Friday.
| Apr 21, 2013
| 6:56 AM
In a new "Big Bang Theory" this week, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) is feeling blue -- what many TV viewers will feel next month when fall schedules are announced. Sheldon suffers when a favorite series is prematurely canceled, and Amy (Mayim Bialik) tries to...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Not long after Paul Feig created the beloved cult TV series "Freaks and Geeks" in 1999, studios began barraging him with coming-of-age sex comedy scripts, even though "Freaks," with its sweet, sympathetic portrait of the perils of adolescence, was...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
James Gandolfini, who made his mark playing troubled mob boss Tony Soprano, died Wednesday in Italy from a possible heart attack. He was 51.
The actor left a notable imprint in Hollywood with an acting career that included television, theater and film....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Martinis clinked at the after-party for the live broadcast of the TV Land series "Hot in Cleveland," with actresses Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves and Betty White celebrating having pulled it off.
"There’s nothing like it; this...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Did you know that "Scandal's" Kerry Washington fully endorses an Olivia Pope clothing line? Or that Jeff Daniels' "Newsroom" anchor will become obsessed with Twitter this season? (Hold on while we tweet that.) Or that "Elementary's" Lucy Liu is obsessed...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Which contest do you think is closer: The NBA Finals or "The Voice"?
We'll have winners in each this week. I'd say the NBA Finals seem a lot closer. Game 6, at 9 p.m. Tuesday on ABC, could determine whether the Miami Heat or San Antonio Spurs will...