| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:37 AM
The reconstruction of NBC's Thursday night lineup begins with the kickoff on Super Bowl Sunday. The Peacock has as much at stake in the telecast of the big game on Feb. 1 as do the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots.
NBC is relocating its most...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:29 AM
The single-named comedian Godfrey has paid his dues: roles in everything from "Zoolander" to "Soul Plane," TV appearances on "30 Rock" and "Louie," a Comedy Central special, a reality show, cartoon voices and the memorable commercials he did as "the...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:40 AM
A trailer for "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a show first planned for NBC, but now headed to Netflix, was released Thursday.
The show stars Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt, who has spent the last fifteen years living in a bunker. After she is saved, she...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Audra McDonald has no idea what she will be doing for her appearance at Fort Lauderdale's Parker Playhouse. Best known for the TV drama "Private Practice," the six-time Tony Award winner on Jan. 8 will open Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series.
| Jan 4, 2015
Scarcely have the holidays departed, the last bite of figgy pudding or sip of egg nog cycled through our system, the last present sorted for use or reuse, than the winter television season comes crashing down upon us, laden with gifts of its own. Yes,...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Jan Hooks, a comedic actress whose gift for impersonation led to memorable scenes spoofing Tammy Faye Bakker, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Nancy Reagan and others on "Saturday Night Live," died Thursday. She was 57.
A spokeswoman for Innovative Artists,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:01 PM
From TV's "30 Rock" to "Baby Mama," "Admission" and "Muppets Most Wanted," Tina Fey has offered up some priceless portraits of working women.
But for her latest movie — the new-to-DVD dramedy "This Is Where I Leave You" (2014, Warner, R, $30)...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Donald Glover has been performing live a lot lately, thanks to his careers as the rapper Childish Gambino, but he hasn't been on a regular TV series since leaving "Community" midway through Season 5. But if all goes well, he'll be back soon, starring in...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Riding an Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York last week, Brian Williams gets the greetings and nods of recognition from passengers expected for someone who has spent 10 years in the anchor chair at "NBC Nightly News."
Yet half of those...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Netflix seems to want everything these days — even Tina Fey comedies that were meant for someone else.
The movie and TV streaming giant announced Friday that it had picked up two seasons of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a new series about a woman...