| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her third consecutive Emmy for lead actress in a comedy for her portrayal of the sharp-tongued and ambitious Selina Meyer, the fictional vice president of the United States, in HBO's "Veep," beating out a formidable field that...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Noted film directors have been pushing to television and other platforms for years, but the trend seems to be widening and even mutating lately.
Morgan Spurlock and Judd Apatow are just two of the latest examples of established filmmakers looking...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:49 PM
When the Australian comedy "Please Like Me" made its under-the-radar American premiere on the fledgling Pivot network, it instantly became every TV critic's pick for Best Show You've Never Heard Of.
The semi-autobiographical series is written by and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Allison Williams will take to the air as Peter Pan for NBC.
The “Girls” star, and daughter of NBC News anchor Brian Williams, has been cast as the iconic forever-boy hero in “Peter Pan Live!,” the peacock's December 4th live...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Brian Williams totally went into proud-dad mode as he announced his daughter Allison Williams' casting in NBC's live musical production of "Peter Pan."
The typically serious anchor (and sometime rapper) got cheeky Wednesday night on "NBC Nightly News"...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Lena Dunham is bringing her forthcoming book "Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned' " to Southern California in October. But the event promises to be a far cry from the typical bookstore reading.
Dunham -- filmmaker,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:37 PM
By the standards of late-night television, the performance is pretty odd.
Sia, the pop singer with one of the summer's biggest hits in "Chandelier," delivers her song lying face-down on a bunk bed while "Girls" star Lena Dunham, wearing a platinum-blond...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Is there a white knight for Time Warner?
Time Warner Inc. has made it clear that it does not want to sell itself to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, rejecting the mogul's $80-billion offer. Still, analysts and industry insiders expect another bid from...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The moment Joan Rivers stormed out of a CNN interview earlier this month, she thought she might be losing her mind.
"I was worried," she said, "because the first sign of Alzheimer's is that you get crankier. I swear to you."
But at 9 a.m. during a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There's new blood coming to Emmy's comedy race this year, and it's long overdue.
When the Primetime Emmy nominations are unveiled July 10, there are sure to be some stalwarts among the contenders for best comedy: namely, "Modern Family," which has...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Breaking Bad" finally won the Emmy for drama series last year. At the time, everyone assumed Bryan Cranston & Co. would be taking a well-deserved victory lap this year for the last half of its satisfying final season, which concluded shortly after the...