| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The Burbank Comedy Festival kicks off Sunday with Jeff Garlin, known for TV's "The Goldbergs" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm," leading a mix of established comics and up-and-comers from across the nation. Hosted by Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant, the fest...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The documentary "To Be Takei" is a buoyant, engaging look at the life of actor and activist George Takei, best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu in the original "Star Trek" TV series as well as in six "Star Trek" feature films.
In recent years, Takei,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:54 AM
In one of the most underhyped farewells in recent memory, Chelsea Handler signed off from "Chelsea Lately" Tuesday night after seven years.
The finale on E! was sparsely promoted ahead of time by the network and just so happened to arrive on a day when...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Although his levitating trick was featured prominently in "America's Got Talent" TV ads for this season, David Caserta's audition never aired during the show.
A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre in Easton, Caserta says...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:17 AM
There were servers walking around the 15th anniversary party for Mrskin.com Friday at the Chop Shop in Wicker Park with trays of mini-cupcakes. My friend grabbed one with vanilla frosting and I grabbed one with chocolate frosting. Right when I was about...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA — A fantasy-football convention is really not much different from a Comic-Con gig. It can get a little freaky with the facepaint, getups and fanatical obsession with celebrities.
And then there are Comic-Con people in all their...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Another day, another celebrity split: This time Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon are believed to be heading for divorce.
They of the annual vow-renewal spectacular are living apart, according to TMZ, which reported that the divorce plans are a "done...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:33 AM
By Piya Sinha-Roy
INGLEWOOD, Calif., Aug 22 (Reuters) - Blood, buttocks,
snakes and angry rants are just some of the surprises served up
by the MTV Video Music Awards over the last three decades, and
as Sunday's ceremony looms, there is stiff competition...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Good news or bad? What happened to the Orlando act on "America's Got Talent"?
SPOILER ALERT: Extreme Dance Company from Orlando was ejected Wednesday night early in the show.
The 19-member dance troupe had been among the Top 48 acts this season on the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:59 AM
My mother had an easy explanation for why series succeed. "You have to have someone to root for," she said.
The series that deliver those characters will take off in the ratings. Television has presented memorable characters this summer. A few to...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Although his levitating trick was featured prominently in “America’s Got Talent” TV ads for this season, David Caserta’s audition never aired during the show.
A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre...