| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For YouTube stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox -- proprietors of popular comedy channel Smosh -- embarking on a feature-length movie was worlds apart from their day jobs.
The duo star in "The Smosh Movie," a madcap misadventure based on their YouTube...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:51 AM
"Jonah, you're not even a man," begins one of many epic insults hurled in the face of Jonah Ryan, the needling, socially maladjusted pisher of a human on HBO's "Veep," embodied with no-holds-barred gusto by one-time Chicago actor Timothy Simons. "You're...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:48 PM
If CBS decides to order the pilot of "How I Met Your Dad" to series, fans will be hearing the voice of Meg Ryan narrating the adventures of her younger self, played by Greta Gerwig.
Sources say Ryan, America's onetime rom-com sweetheart, will have the...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:09 AM
CBS will give you Neil Patrick Harris as you've never seen him. The star of "How I Met Your Mother" will perform his Tony-nominated role in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" at the Broadway awards show on the network.
In "Hedwig," Harris plays an East...
| 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 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Let the scheduling games begin! With upfronts looming, TV honchos have been locked in pilot screenings all week, feverishly trying to decide which shows will make it to the fall schedule. Yet one trend has emerged: This year, the studios have succeeded in...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Sherri Shepherd and her husband of nearly three years are divorcing, according to several reports.
"The View" cohost, 47, and TV writer Lamar Sally wed at the Fairmont Hotel in her hometown of Chicago in August 2011, but a week ago, Sally filed for...
| 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,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:01 AM
On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert stopped by "Late Show" to say hello to David Letterman, whom he will be replacing next year. On Wednesday, Colbert returned to "The Daily Show" to tell Jon Stewart how he had "won television."
Colbert got his start as a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Seth Meyers will go from late night to prime time in August: The funnyman will host this year's Emmy Awards, NBC and the Television Academy confirmed Thursday night.
TV's biggest night falls on Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. -- remember, that's a Monday! -- on NBC,...
| 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...