| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Lensing will begin next year on Brian Epstein biopic "The Fifth Beatle," with Peyton Reed on board to direct.
Producers are touting "The Fifth Beatle" as the first-ever film about the Beatles to secure music rights to the Lennon/McCartney music catalog....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Marc Maron is exactly the guy the devoted followers of his podcast "WTF" imagine.
They expect him to be funny, articulate, insightful and slightly profane. The listeners -- whom Maron usually greets with "How's it going, What the Fuckineers, What the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Mel Brooks will appear in a one-man autobiographical show at the Geffen Playhouse on Monday, "Mel Brooks: Live at the Geffen." The show will have only one performance.
It will be the 87-year-old Brooks' first solo stage production. The Tony and...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The curtain goes up Thursday on the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival with the world premiere of the restoration of Fred Zinnemann's 1955 "Oklahoma!," based on the landmark Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the hit,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
On Broadway, you can't throw an unusually opulent opening night party without people gossiping. Take the shindig for the musical "Bullets Over Broadway" after its April 10 opening: The rumor that night was that the event at Gotham's Metropolitan Museum of...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Carl Reiner wakes up each morning with the same thought — it's time to start writing.
It's still the top priority for the Emmy Award-winning funny man who created the landmark CBS sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show," wrote and directed such comedy...
| Mar 30, 2014
When you get married for the first time at the age of 61, you want to do it right. That's why Scott Urban chose an Elvis impersonator to perform the ceremony at his 2008 nuptials to Karen Morby.
The vows were nontraditional. Elvis asked Scott, "Are...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Comedian Sid Caesar, who died Wednesday at the age of 91, was a giant and genius of television. He came into the medium, in 1949, when it was still molten. He helped shape TV comedy, even as TV, with its new technical demands and advantages, shaped his...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Your favorite jokes would be very different — you certainly wouldn’t tell them the same way — if it were not for a generation of Jewish comedians who helped define America’s sense of humor in the Catskill Mountains from the 1930s...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"... the funniest man America has produced to date."
--Mel Brooks, describing Sid Caesar in 1982.
There must be whole generations by now whose reaction to the name Sid Caesar might be summed up as "Huh?"
How describe his appeal in the now...