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  • John Oliver got mocked by friends for crying on 'The Daily Show'

    John Oliver got mocked by friends for crying on 'The Daily Show'
    When John Oliver left "The Daily Show" in December to launch a new weekly show on HBO, host Jon Stewart surprised him with a video tribute to his 7-1/2 years on the Comedy Central show. Overcome with emotion, Oliver broke down in tears and gave Stewart...
  • John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO

    John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO
    NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks. In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki is facing a tough battle, but he's seen others

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki knows adversity. As a soldier in Vietnam, he was seriously wounded twice, the second time during a second tour of duty when he stepped on a land mine and lost half of his right foot. That should have...
  • David Letterman retiring in 2015

    NEW YORK — The days are numbered for stupid human tricks and goofy Top 10 lists: David Letterman is preparing to retire from "Late Show" in 2015, in another generational upheaval that will roil the crowded late-night TV schedule. The host, who...
  • Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central

    Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central
    Comedy Central now has a late-night problem. CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.  For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...
  • Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief

    Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief
    And so it came to pass that Stephen Colbert was announced as the next host of "The Late Show" (as of "sometime" in 2015 to be formerly "with David Letterman") and what was already thought a likelihood became a certainty. It seems in every way a sensible...
  • TV Picks: 'Bravest Warriors,' 'Mad Men,' D-Day recalled, Rickles honored

    TV Picks: 'Bravest Warriors,' 'Mad Men,' D-Day recalled, Rickles honored
    "Bravest Warriors" (Cartoon Hangover). Breehn Burns' splendid realization of Pen "Adventure Time" Ward's 2009 pilot about a group of Mars-based teenage somewhat-superheroes returns this week, after some months' absence, with the first of the last three...
  • 'Daily Show's' Larry Wilmore to Replace Stephen Colbert

    "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart's" Larry Wilmore has been tapped to host "The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore," a new Comedy Central show to air in the 11:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday timeslot currently occupied by soon-to-be "Late Show" host Stephen...
  • Upfronts: Larry Wilmore Steals Spotlight at UTA Kickoff Party

    Larry Wilmore had a long line of well-wishers who sought him out for hugs and handshakes on Sunday night at UTA's upfronts kickoff party at Tao Downtown in Gotham. Wilmore drew a crowd of friends and fans as he recounted the story of how the surprise job...
  • Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert with 'The Minority Report'

    Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert with 'The Minority Report'
    Comedian Larry Wilmore will succeed Stephen Colbert in the 11:30 p.m. slot on Comedy Central, hosting a show called “The Minority Report” beginning in January, the network announced Friday. Wilmore is already familiar to Comedy Central...
  • 'Neighbors' squashes 'Spider-Man.' NBC unveils fall schedule.

    'Neighbors' squashes 'Spider-Man.' NBC unveils fall schedule.
    After the coffee. Before the NBC and Fox upfronts. The Skinny: As usual, I come to New York and the forecast is for lots of rain. But Sunday was gorgeous and I had a great eight-mile run, and I'm hoping to catch a Yankees game as well. First priority,...