| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris.
Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:28 PM
The second installment of FX's "Fargo" will star Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, the network announced Wednesday.
The next 10-episode series will be set in 1979 in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Luverne, Minn. The story will involve a young state police...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 12:09 PM
You knew "Saturday Night Live" would get around to "True Detective" because Woody Harrelson was hosting. This weekend's episode peaked when Harrelson and McConaughey (Taran Killam) visited "Weekend Update" and offered advice to future "True Detective" co-...
| 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 2, 2014
| 1:28 PM
With Chris Rock as host and Prince as musical guest, "Saturday Night Live" this weekend earned its highest ratings since February, according to early Nielsen numbers.
The NBC show averaged a household rating of 4.9/12 in Nielsen's 54 metered markets and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:43 AM
As a cash-strapped university student in the late 1970s, Jim Boelke had an idea and applied for a patent and today he owns a profitable factory with distribution from Japan and Hong Kong to Europe, South America and every state in the United States....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
John Cleese recently fell under the spell of singer Taylor Swift when they appeared together on the popular British chat series "The Graham Norton Show," which airs here on BBC America.
"I am more ignorant about music than anyone you have ever spoken to...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:47 AM
"Happiness" (PBS, Monday). I am, as a rule, a fan of the films that make up the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," which tend to spend intimate quality time with the kinds of people TV usually ignores for being too far off, too foreign, too poor...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Actress Ana Gasteyer, of "Saturday Night Live" fame, will serve as grand marshal of Northwestern University's homecoming parade on Oct. 17 in Evanston, the school announced Wednesday.
Gasteyer, who is also known to Chicago theater audiences for her...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:53 PM
It's another girl for funnyman Bill Hader.
The "Saturday Night Live" veteran and his wife, "The To-Do List" director Maggie Carey, welcomed their third child on Saturday, his rep confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.
The pair chose Hayley Hader as her...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Some folks at the legendary Groundlings comedy troupe weren't laughing at "Saturday Night Live" this last week.
NBC's late-night comedy show featured a sketch lampooning a trio of Tina Turner impersonators on a cruise ship, with one of the performers...