| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Two minutes before NBC's May 12 upfront presentation was scheduled to start, Bob Greenblatt ducked into Jimmy Fallon's dressing room for a quick pre-show hello.
It was an instinctive move for Greenblatt. Producers like to keep a close eye on their...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:46 AM
"Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races.
| May 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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Keep calm and get animated: John Oliver brings...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Fox has given the ax to three freshman comedies: "Dads," "Surviving Jack" and "Enlisted."
The network has ordered four new comedies for the coming season, and is expected to pick up at least one more, "Cabot College," exec produced by "30 Rock" duo...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, the cigar-chomping rubber hand-puppet character from "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," will be getting his own series soon on Adult Swim. Some may question this, but no, you can never have too much Triumph the Insult Comic...
| May 11, 2014
| 12:13 PM
NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas.
The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested in New York on Tuesday for riding his bicycle in the wrong direction on a one-way street and acting "in a violent, threatening manner" toward police officers, officials said.
The Emmy-award winning actor was taken into...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
HBO's "True Detective" and FX's "Fargo" both premiered this year as closed-end crime dramas, series that wrap up the story line by season's end and when they return next season they'll have new casts, new settings and, in the case of "True Detective," new...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
It's Stan Lee's world.
We just live in it.
Long ago, in a decade far, far away, it was George Lucas' world; arguably, it still is, and come December 2015, when the next episode of the filmmaker's generation-defining "Star Wars" series is released,...
| Aug 1, 2014
Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class.
"I heard about this...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If anybody can make a new syndicated daytime talkshow work, it'll be Meredith Vieira.
The veteran journo and TV host ably demonstrated her skills in her Monday luncheon session to tubthump her NBCUniversal-distribbed yakker at the Television Critics...