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  • Sarah Silverman Joins 'Masters of Sex' Cast

    Comedian and actress Sarah Silverman has joined the second season of the Showtime drama "Masters of Sex," Variety has learned. The period drama created by Michelle Ashford stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as famed sex researchers William Masters...
  • CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013

    CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck. Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
  • 'Tosh.0' host pays tribute to man mistakenly killed by deputies

    'Tosh.0' host pays tribute to man mistakenly killed by deputies
    Comedy Central TV host Daniel Tosh took to Twitter to remember John Winkler, the aspiring TV producer mistakenly killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies this week. Winkler worked as a temporary production assistant on Tosh's show, "Tosh.0"...
  • Film Review: 'Harmontown'

    Much better known than most sitcom writers, partly for the wrong reasons -- notably his frequent clashes with co-workers and resultant firings -- Dan Harmon has a die-hard fanbase from NBC's "Community," which at one point was saved from the ax by a...
  • Yahoo Orders Two Comedy Series from Paul Feig, Mike Tollin

    Yahoo will unveil its first-ever full-length scripted series orders at its Digital Content NewFronts presentation Monday, calling on established Hollywood veterans to deliver half-hour comedies that will bow at year-end and in 2015. Paul Feig, the...
  • Conan O'Brien lauds choice of Stephen Colbert as new 'Late Show' host

    Conan O'Brien lauds choice of Stephen Colbert as new 'Late Show' host
    Conan O’Brien is playing nice in late-night land. The comedian and former host of “The Tonight Show” praised the choice of Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on the “Late Show” in 2015. Colbert’s brand of wit,...
  • Could Chelsea Handler Stick With E! After All?

    Chelsea Handler says she's leaving E! Her manager, Irving Azoff, says she's leaving E!, too. The only entity that hasn't confirmed her departure is, well, E! itself. That's a very telling absence in all the wind and speculation blowing around the...
  • Viacom to pay $760 million for British TV outlet

    Cable television giant Viacom Inc. is spending nearly $760 million to buy Britain's popular Channel 5 Broadcasting service. The acquisition, announced Thursday, catapults the New York media company into a rare league. It would become owner of a public...
  • Family of aspiring TV producer killed by deputies seeks $25 million

    Family of aspiring TV producer killed by deputies seeks $25 million
    The mother of an aspiring TV producer killed by sheriff’s deputies who mistakenly thought he was an armed suspect has filed a claim against Los Angeles County seeking $25 million. Lisa Ostergren, mother of 30-year-old John Winkler, filed the claim...
  • Review: This time, BFFs are 'Playing House'

    Review: This time, BFFs are 'Playing House'
    Two long or short years ago, Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair costarred in an NBC series I happened to review. Based on the six-episode order, and its being the sort of "relatively realistic comedy [the network] greenlights to its own later confusion,"...
  • Yahoo In Talks for Comedy '34 and Pregnant' from 'Girls' Scribe Lesley Arfin (EXCLUSIVE)

    Yahoo is considering a series order for "34 and Pregnant," a comedy from Lesley Arfin, a former writer on HBO's "Girls" and MTV's "Awkward." The show is on the shortlist for Yahoo's prospective lineup of big-budget originals, according to multiple...