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Kristen Wiig

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  • Riot LA comedy festival plays for laughs downtown

    Los Angeles is home to hundreds of comedy clubs and sketch shows and some of the country's strongest improvisation schools, which have trained and put a spotlight on comedians like Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Taran Killam. But the...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny (Kaley...
  • Review: 'The Spoils of Babylon' too retro for its own good

    It's difficult to know what the folks at Funny or Die were thinking when they created the miniseries spoof "The Spoils of Babylon" debuting Thursday on IFC. The all-star cast, which includes Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Tobey Maguire and Tim Robbins,...
  • TCA: IFC's 'The Spoils of Babylon' is a miniseries with maxi humor

    TCA: IFC's 'The Spoils of Babylon' is a miniseries with maxi humor
    Tobey Maquire, star of IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon" has two messages for those who tune in. "I'm sorry and you're welcome," he quipped to reporters at the winter Television Critics Assn. media tour. Maguire was making fun of the intentionally...
  • Reel Critics: Ferrell can't 'Anchor' this sequel

    Reel Critics: Ferrell can't 'Anchor' this sequel
    I enjoyed Will Ferrell's first turn as Ron Burgundy, the foolish and pompous newscaster from the 1970s. In "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," he amplifies the inappropriate behavior and comments of his character to new levels of asinine conduct and...
  • Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgard on 'Diary of a Teenage Girl'

    Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgard and British thesp Bel Powley have come on board to star in coming-of-age drama "The Diary of a Teenage Girl," which is currently shooting in San Francisco. Caviar is the lead financier of the film with Cold Iron Pictures...
  • 12 Cable Shows That TCA Convinced Us to Watch

    The Television Critics Assn. press tour can be a long slog. But for TV geeks it has something of a noble purpose -- to promote the best and brightest coming from the major networks. These days the nets rely as much as the buzz that shows create among...
  • Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group

    Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group
    Fox Broadcasting is going into business with the Lonely Island, the hugely popular comedic rap band featuring Andy Samberg and childhood friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. Fox announced the development deal Monday at the Television Critics Assn....
  • 'Despicable Me 2' and 'Fast & Furious 6' are again the top DVD titles

    'Despicable Me 2' and 'Fast & Furious 6' are again the top DVD titles
    Sequels "Despicable Me 2" and "Fast & Furious 6" were again the two bestselling DVD and Blu-ray titles for the week that ended Jan. 4, according to Rentrak.  That marks the fourth straight week the animated comedy and the high-octane thriller have...
  • 'Despicable Me 3′ Set for June 30, 2017

    Universal has dated Illumination Entertainment's "Despicable Me 3" for June 30, 2017, the first title to land on that date. "Despicable Me 2," voiced by Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig, has grossed $935.8 million worldwide since it opened in July. The...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'The Skeleton Twins'

    Sibling bonds are fertile territory for indie dramedies, but "The Skeleton Twins" distinguishes itself from the pack with a pair of knockout performances from "Saturday Night Live" veterans Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig. This character-driven crowdpleaser...