| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:09 AM
NBC rolls out a new drama, "Dancing With the Stars" offers mystery, and ABC's Thursday dramas present their fall finales. The week's highlights:
Will Alfonso Ribeiro be well enough to perform on "Dancing With the Stars"? That mystery hangs over the ABC...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:20 AM
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" is going to help movie stars promote their December movies.
The three hosts for the month will James Franco on Dec. 6, Martin Freeman on Dec. 13 and Amy Adams on Dec. 20.
Franco stars in "The Interview," opening Dec. 25....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
During the holidays, television makes room for old favorites who defy the medium's fixation on age. Just look at Rudolph.
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" marks its 50th anniversary at 8 p.m. Tuesday on CBS. Fans get to hear narrator Burl Ives tell...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For YouTube stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox -- proprietors of popular comedy channel Smosh -- embarking on a feature-length movie was worlds apart from their day jobs.
The duo star in "The Smosh Movie," a madcap misadventure based on their YouTube...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:08 AM
I was there at the start, for Derek Jeter's first game at Yankee Stadium on June 2, 1995. His name was first announced not by Bob Sheppard, but by Jerry Seinfeld, who borrowed the microphone and did the pregame lineups.
I was there for most of the Jeter...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Michael Che made his first appearance as co-anchor for Weekend Update on "Saturday Night Live" Saturday night, flubbing a few lines, but ultimately drawing laughs with some help from co-stars.
The comedian and writer hosted with Colin Jost, and the two...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Young comedian Pete Davidson will join "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player, a spokeswoman for the program confirmed Monday, bringing into sharper focus the venerable late-night program's lineup as it prepares to enter its landmark 40th season on...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
It's time to stop being Baltimore-nice about local sports icons Cal Ripken and Ray Lewis and their cable TV careers.
Being Hall of Famers on the field doesn't automatically translate to success in the studio or broadcast booth. In fact, it's often the...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:40 PM
The NBA team owner was momentarily stumped when reached by telephone overseas. Informed that Donald Sterling no longer owned the Clippers, there was an uneasy silence.
"I'm not sure what to say," the owner said. "Free at last? Free at last?"
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The Nov. 1 episode of "Saturday Night Live" should be subtitled "Let's Go Crazy."
Comedian Chris Rock will be the host, and the musical guest will be Prince.
The evening will mark Rock's return to "SNL" -- he was a cast member from 1990 to 1993....