| Feb 14, 2015
| 7:53 AM
"Saturday Night Live" takes a very long bow -- three and a half hours -- Sunday night on NBC. How you feel about that 40th anniversary celebration will depend on how you have experienced the show.
If, like me, you saw it from the beginning, you...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:47 AM
The “Saturday Night Live” 40th anniversary special violated a central show-business tenet -- always leave them wanting more -- and got away with it.
The three-and-a-half hour telecast tried to do too much, but nostalgia was a powerful...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy and Chiwetel Ejiofor are among the latest presenters announced for the Academy Awards.
The new presenters also include Chris Evans, Dakota Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz and Margot Robbie.
Lady Gaga, who won a Grammy on...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:15 AM
The day after the Oscars last year, the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received a call from John Travolta apologizing for fumbling the name of singer Idina Menzel. Travolta's mispronunciation — Adele Dazeem — had become a trending...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:28 PM
"Mulan," the 1998 Disney movie about a young Chinese woman who disguises herself as a man to take her father's place on the battlefield, is the latest of the studio's animated tales being redeveloped as a live-action film.
The project is based on a...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 12:48 PM
It all came together when Chris Colletti’s silver-sleeve jacket got stolen. “I think it was a moment of growth, because as soon as you lost that jacket we accomplished more,” Ivan Martin posits. “First time I went to Sidebar I...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:00 AM
A killer lineup of comedians takes over The Colosseum at Caesars Palace after the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Cedric The Entertainer, Mike Epps, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 4:08 PM
When the inaugural YouTube Music Awards went live across millions of screens in 2013, the production was a splendid mess.
Between a weeping Gaga, crying babies and burying one winner’s envelope in a cake, the ceremony was either a left field...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 10:36 AM
Tales of NBC's instantly legendary "SNL40" special that was broadcast in February will continue to reverberate through the culture for years. And on Tuesday night, it was Will Ferrell's turn to share a bit of behind-the-scenes scuttlebutt with David...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:23 AM
Gabriel Iglesias is no stranger to the sound of laughter — hilarity is what pays the bills.
He will be performing his routine from the Unity through Laughter Tour 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the Genesee Theatre.
Iglesias has been doing a lot lately,...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:30 PM
"THEY FILLED our lives so much, the films they were in made us laugh, think and cry. Through their work they shared a piece of our soul. We will miss them with the sadness with which we miss an old friend," said Meryl Streep as she prefaced the rundown on...