| Jun 9, 2015
| 11:00 AM
You may know Carrie Brownstein from "Portlandia," the IFC comedy she created with Fred Armisen. You may also know her from her acclaimed rock band Sleater-Kinney, which released its first album in a decade earlier this year and toured behind it in the...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:19 AM
Don't you hate it when bad things happen to perfectly good awards?
Case in point: The highly respected Peabody Awards are going all glitzy and self-important.
The Peabodys used to announce their winners in electronic media simply, without pretension,...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:55 AM
It turns out Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein haven't run out of blue state oddballs to lampoon. "Portlandia," their sketch comedy series that airs on IFC, has been renewed for two more seasons.
Armisen, Brownstein and co-creator and director Jonathan...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:15 AM
The weekend's highlights include major guest stars, a fundraiser and sports events that should reveal a lot about the viewing audience.
Do you know Kaká? You will after he and Orlando City play their inaugural game Sunday at the Citrus Bowl. Orlando...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 5:11 PM
Seeing a winners' list that includes "Birdman," Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, J.K. Simmons, Patricia Arquette and Richard Linklater, you might think you’re reading tomorrow’s news today.
That’s because this year’s 30th...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 9:15 AM
When "The Colbert Report" won its first George Foster Peabody Award in 2008, Stephen Colbert described it as "the award they would have given Shakespeare if Shakespeare had written local news."
It's true that trophies given out by the University of...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:25 AM
At age 74, the Peabody Awards are getting a facelift via innovations to boost their profile, including host Fred Armisen and a red-carpet televised ceremony on May 31.
"Armisen is not just a comedian but an inspired citizen whose singular take on life...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:39 PM
The Spirit Awards have long fashioned themselves as an antidote to the Oscars and the mainstream Hollywood those prizes represent.
But Saturday afternoon, under a beachside tent in Santa Monica, the ceremony looked like a possible preview of its weekend...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:45 AM
The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:44 AM
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| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:42 AM
Jerry Seinfeld returns to South Florida this month with Hard Rock Live shows following close behind performances by two of his most famous coffee-shop companions, George Costanza and Wale.
Still no firm release date for the new Wale album, called...