| Nov 28, 2010
Now that Conan O'Brien has come to rest, presumably for more than seven months, as the host of a TBS talk show, it seems like a good time to take another look at the person who replaced him, and I don't mean Jay Leno. One year and nine months ago Jimmy...
| May 8, 2011
There's a pig. And it's wearing a Donald Trump wig.
It's a hectic Wednesday afternoon at the Hollywood offices of the comedy website-turned-digital entertainment studio Funny or Die. The company just celebrated its fourth birthday, and there's a national...
| Jun 12, 2011
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich
J.J. Abrams and Michael Giacchino: The Hammer Conversations series presents Abrams, the co-creator of the series "Lost" and creator of "Felicity," "Alias" and "Fringe," in conversation with film composer Giacchino ("...
| Nov 19, 2010
William Self, a producer and television executive who was in charge of television production at 20th Century-Fox during the 1960s and early `70s when its list of successful shows included "Peyton Place," "Batman" and " MASH," has died. He was 89.
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
This week, much of the TV industry is speculating on who will judge the next season of "American Idol." That's certainly a story, but I prefer to ignore the speculation about alleged judge candidates until Monday, when Fox will make its presentation to...
| Apr 7, 2011
Bill Varney, an Academy Award-winning sound mixer whose final film credit was a "director's edition" of Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil" that was released on the film's 40th anniversary, has died. He was 77.
Varney died Saturday of congestive heart...
| Jun 3, 2011
Pauline Betz Addie
1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame
Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
| May 3, 2011
| 3:57 PM
It has been quite awhile, arguably more than three years, since Michael Phelps was able to focus solely on the sport of swimming.
After winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Phelps not only felt like he'd lose his mind if he...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:04 AM
Tens of thousands of comics and pop culture aficionados gathered outside the San Diego Convention Center Thursday for the start of Comic-Con International.
The doors open for the sold-out gathering at 9:30 a.m. About 125,000 people are expected to attend...
| May 18, 2011
| 6:24 AM
America's most-watched network, CBS, revealed its plans for the 2011-12 season Wednesday, introducing five news series and moving "CSI" and "The Good Wife" to new nights.
"CSI" will move to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, while "The Good Wife" will air at 8 p.m....
| Jan 1, 2012
Just before noon on a clear fall day, the Newman stage on the 20th Century Fox lot is alive with bright lights, hovering microphones and a full 105-piece orchestra. It's one of the final scoring sessions for "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,"...