| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Oscar winner Adrien Brody will play illusionist Harry Houdini in a two-part miniseries set to air on History on Sept. 1 and 2.
"Houdini" will chart the rise of the world-famous performer, who got his start performing with his brother on Coney Island...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Last month, during a master class at the Taormina Film Festival, no less a star than Ben Stiller admitted that his career wouldn't have gotten far if he'd relied on auditions, which seldom went his way early on, for other people's projects.
"A lot of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Jon Stewart gave Hillary Rodham Clinton all of a minute during her "Daily Show" appearance on Tuesday to discuss her new book, "Hard Choices," before getting down to the real business at hand.
"It's an incredibly complex and well-reasoned eyewitness...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Small Bites is a round-up of news and tidbits from Baltimore's dining scene
The fun never stops for Dead Rise Old Bay summer ale, the mammoth hit from Flying Dog Brewery.
On July 31, Wit & Wisdom is hosting a Dead Rise party on its waterside patio...
| Jul 26, 2014
Zack Snyder's early peek at “Batman v. Superman” kicked off the Warner Bros. Comic-Con International panel with some serious fanboy firepower, […]...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Bill Maher holds court on HBO with "Real Time" on the West Coast and Jon Stewart has his Comedy Central kingdom in New York, so it's rare to see these two together. But Maher was in New York this week to, among other things, attend a meeting of New York...
| Aug 1, 2014
Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class.
"I heard about this...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Comedy Central has promoted veteran network exec Jim Sharp to West coast exec VP original programming and development.
The former senior VP will report to content development and original programming prexy Kent Alterman and continue to oversee...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:47 AM
In a spoof of Shark Week, Comedy Central will deliver Shart Week. Yes, what a difference one letter can make.
"It's gonna be a gas," Comedy Central announced Tuesday, describing it a "weeklong excrement extravaganza."
The #ShartWeek programming starts...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" will remain in New York and will broadcast from the Ed Sullivan Theater, home to David Letterman, CBS announced Wednesday.
"When Dave decides to pass the baton next year, we look forward to welcoming Stephen Colbert, one of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Fox Broadcasting Co. and the New York Television Festival have announced details for their seventh annual FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest. In celebration of NYTVF's 10th year, the indie TV organization and its network partner are inviting competition...