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  • Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news

    Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news
    It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News." One can only...
  • Jon Stewart: I detest interviewing politicians

    Jon Stewart: I detest interviewing politicians
    Jon Stewart makes a surprising admission to "CBS Sunday Morning": He despises interviewing politicians, "as most sentient creatures I think would." The "Daily Show" host talks to Mo Rocca in an interview at 9 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. "Imagine...
  • Lewis Black skewers Obama, Limbaugh

    Lewis Black skewers Obama, Limbaugh
    Lewis Black says he is astonished by the scandal swirling around fellow comedian Bill Cosby. “I didn’t think he had the kind of energy. Seriously,” Black says. “He’s sitting on a stool. Who would think he could get off a...
  • Final 'Colbert Report': Colbert confers self immortality, sings 'We'll Meet Again'

    Final 'Colbert Report': Colbert confers self immortality, sings 'We'll Meet Again'
    So, apparently, there might be more of “Stephen Colbert,” the fictional wing-nut talk show host portrayed so winningly by Stephen Colbert during nine-plus years of “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central. What else are we to make of...
  • Steve Carell: 'Foxcatcher' to Oscar catcher?

    Steve Carell: 'Foxcatcher' to Oscar catcher?
    CBS on Sunday has Jon Stewart in the morning and Steve Carell in the evening. How do you like that "Daily Show" domination? Stewart is promoting "Rosewater" on "CBS Sunday Morning." Carell is being profiled by "60 Minutes" for "Foxcatcher," in which his...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • 'Colbert Report' whacks Grim Reaper

    'Colbert Report' whacks Grim Reaper
    To conclude "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert found immortality, which is an original way to end a 9-year-old TV series. He managed this feat by shooting to death Grimmy (the Grim Reaper) during a chess game. "I just killed death. That means I am...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...
  • Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran

    Rosewater: A tale of torture in Iran
    "Rosewater" is the first film directed by Jon Stewart, best known as host of "The Daily Show." Stewart's own screenplay adapts journalist Maziar Bahari's memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival." In 2009, the...
  • 'American Sniper,' 'Boyhood,' 'Whiplash' up for Producers Guild award

    'American Sniper,' 'Boyhood,' 'Whiplash' up for Producers Guild award
    The Producers Guild of America, a major bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Monday the nominees for its Darryl F. Zanuck producer of the year award for motion pictures: “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,&...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations

    'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Imitation Game' among Producers Guild nominations
    "American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Nightcrawler," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash" have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for...