| May 21, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Kyle MacLachlan is a man of many TV titles. He's the mayor on "Portlandia." He's "The Captain" on "How I Met Your Mother." (Nobody beats his readings from "H.M.S. Pinafore." Nobody.) And on "Believe," he played Dr. Roman Skouras, a renowned geneticist...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:46 AM
"Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races.
| May 8, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:29 AM
NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2013:
"American Hustle" -- production designer: Judy Becker
"The Great Gatsby" -- production designer: Catherine Martin
"Inside Llewyn Davis" -- production designer: Jess...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The Art Directors Guild announced the nominations for its 18th annual awards on Thursday morning.
While the film side divides the nominations into period film, fantasy film and contemporary film, the TV side sticks to the tried-and-true divisions of...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Orange Is the New Black" received four nominations and "House of Cards" three for the WGA Awards in television, which will be presented Feb. 1.
The digitally distributed Netflix series were announced in July as eligible by the WGA. "Orange Is the New...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Break out the plaid flannel and bird-decked tote bags: IFC announced Tuesday that its hit offbeat comedy "Portlandia" will return Feb. 27 -- and it'll be pickled with a heap of guest stars.
The fourth season of the satirical series, in which co-creators...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Comedian Daniel Tosh got a huge vote of confidence from Comedy Central on Tuesday when the network pledged to renew his show "Tosh.0" for three consecutive seasons (6, 7 and 8).
The show, which finds Tosh blithely riffing on some of the funniest and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:54 PM
'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...
| Mar 14, 2014
I really wasn't craving another season of "Portlandia," Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's TV sendup of all things hipster. How many times can you put a bird on it? But the first couple episodes have felt surprisingly refreshed (perhaps, in part,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Heads turned when Seth Meyers announced the bandleader for his new "Late Night" series on NBC: fellow comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Fred Armisen.
Since the show's Feb. 25 debut, though, it's become clear Armisen was a natural choice. The dry,...