| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Fox has officially ordered the pilot for "Fatrick," which is backed by a hefty comedy lineup.
The show is written by "Dont Trust the B---- in Apt 23" creator Nahnatchka Khan and Corey Nickerson (co-executive producer of "Apt 23", "The Crazy Ones")...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Could this be a mah-velous comedic union? FX announced it has given a series order to the Billy Crystal-fronted half-hour titled "The Comedians."
The single-camera comedy, produced by Fox Television Studios, features the 66-year-old multi-hyphenate as...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The event: Bruce Dern called Monday’s shindig “the geezers’ dinner” as he accepted his best actor award for “Nebraska” at the Movies for Grownups Awards Gala, staged by AARP. Nevertheless, stars packed the Beverly...
| Jul 25, 2013
Television is often called a writer’s medium these days, but it’s rare that we actually get to see any writers onscreen. Sundance Channel and Jim Rash — along with Entertainment Weekly — are out to change that with The Writers...
| Aug 3, 2013
Brand matters and CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions John Landgraf is putting most of his focus on growing the FX brand through the launch of its new network FXX and the introduction of its new video on demand app FXNOW. At the Television Critics...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 12:01 AM
The movie of the fewest words spoke the loudest at the Oscars this year.
On an evening suffused with nostalgia, "The Artist," a nearly wordless, black-and-white romance celebrating Hollywood's formative era, won five Academy Awards, including best...
| Aug 2, 2012
** (out of four)
Obvious statement of the day: Dumb criminals are funny.
Once the ordinary Joes in “The Babymakers” become dumb criminals—in service of robbing a sperm bank—the movie transforms from a low-impact comedy with too...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Fox is so excited about its new Tuesday night comedy line-up for the fall season that it's giving Chicago residents an opportunity to preview all four comedies airing that night.
This Sunday, Fox will host an advance preview screening of the new comedies...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
TOLUCA LAKE, Calif. — Looking trim in a black windbreaker over a gray crew neck sweatshirt, Steve Carell walked into the diner near the Warner Bros. lot just like a regular guy.
OK, most actors/celebrities walk into diners like regular folk; it&...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:33 PM
"Ben & Kate" (7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fox; 3 stars out of 4) will live or die by how much viewers love, or hate, Nat Faxon's exuberant portrayal of Ben Fox.
Faxon (Oscar-winning screenwriter, with "Community" star Jim Rash, of "The Descendants") spins like...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Whenever I find myself in a bleak mood, a quick glance at the Ron Swanson Pyramid of Greatness usually does the trick. A near-perfect melding of minds between the "Parks and Recreation" writing staff and actor Nick Offerman, this visual guide on how to...