| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:59 PM
NBC has announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" with a three-hour special Feb. 15.
" 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution unlike anything else in television history," Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The season finale of “SNL” is frequently a giddily messy cavalcade of guest stars, and last night’s episode, hosted by Andy Samberg, was no different. Between Martin Short, Paul Rudd, 2 Chainz, Lil Jon, Pharrell Williams and basically...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival will be dispensing awards to filmmakers this week, but they don't give awards to dealmakers.
Yet as international co-financing pacts grow ever more complex and ubiquitous, the negotiators, not just the cineastes, occupy...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It's raucous backstage at the Groundlings after a Tuesday evening improv show — red wine and buckets of salty snacks will do that to a roomful of comedians, as will having just killed it onstage. A fluffy border collie lumbers through the crowd,...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival line-up, which was unveiled by artistic director Chris Fujiwara Wednesday, includes 156 feature films from 47 countries. The festival, which runs from June 18 to 29, will include 11 world premieres, eight...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Growing up in Tulsa, Okla., Bill Hader became obsessed with movies.
"I would watch movies at night with my family and go to the movie theater," said the former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman. "That was my existence."
Hader, 35, especially enjoyed...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding whether to take the summer off.
The Skinny: I'm four episodes into "Orange is the New Black" and enjoying it. You can tell how strong a show is if they can do an entire episode without the lead character. And that's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Kristen Wiig is set to make her directorial debut on a buddy comedy that will reunite her with her "Bridesmaids" co-writer, Annie Mumolo.
The New York Times first reported the news that the duo will write, produce and star in a now-untitled movie for...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Kristen Wiig will star in and direct her first movie, a comedy she's co-writing with "Bridesmaids" partner Annie Mumolo, for Tom Rothman's TriStar Prods.
Details of the project are being kept under wraps beyond that Wiig and Mumolo will play best friends...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Seriously: Jenny Slate has arrived. In the wonderful “Obvious Child,” she’s funny, vulnerable, endearing and specific—an odd character who feels real because the person playing her makes her real. It’s...