| May 18, 2014
| 3:12 AM
The "Saturday Night Live" season finale turned into a wacky alumni reunion, and the pleasure of seeing surprise guest stars offset the uneven writing. Maybe "SNL" should load up on surprise cameos next season.
Maya Rudolph popped in as Beyonce to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Will Arnett has filed for divorce from funny woman Amy Poehler, according to several reports out Wednesday.
The "Arrested Development" and "The Millers" actor, 43, and the "Parks and Recreation" star, 42, announced their separation in September 2012,...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:23 PM
It seemed funny 20 years ago when Antioch College unveiled a sexual offense prevention policy so prescriptive that students weren't allowed to kiss without receiving explicit permission.
The small Ohio campus became the butt of national jokes, including...
| May 17, 2014
One by one, the sacred cows hit the ground, adroitly tipped over by the best-selling author Steve Berry in his 13th historical novel, "The Lincoln Myth."
Berry, 59, is a Florida-based former attorney and county commissioner turned author whose...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:27 AM
The final weekend of the 2013-14 TV season brings finales and farewells. A few things to expect:
"The Good Wife" concludes its best season so far with an episode called "A Weird Year" at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS. Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox) continues...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding if I should just shave my head.
The Skinny: A very nice touch in this week's episode of "The Americans" when a Jhoon Rhee Self Defense ad was on a television in the background. Anyone who grew up in D.C. in the 1980s...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:27 AM
In support of their new album, "Turn Blue" (out Tuesday), The Black Keys will embark on a worldwide tour that will last almost to Christmas, and Baltimore is on the itinerary. The Grammy-winning Ohio rock act will headline Baltimore Arena on Dec. 4....
| May 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It all used to be so simple — and patriotic. If the president of the United States were to appear as a character on a television series, and it was a rarity, he was generally upright, forthright and just, well, right.
"Even when he was a hack, the...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The Billboard Music Awards had the King of Pop and earned the ratings crown Sunday night.
The awards gala, which featured a performance from a hologram of the late Michael Jackson, hit a 13-year viewership high of 10.5 million people, according to...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:40 AM
UPDATED: Walter Cronkite, David Brinkley and Edward R. Murrow helped shape TV news. Barbara Walters ranks with those TV giants because of her drive, influence and savvy.
She also broke ground for women, which makes her a seminal figure in TV history and...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Words of self-knowledge from Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys: "We made our mark when we were in our prime."
That lyric, delivered in a parched drawl on the blues-rock duo's new album, almost certainly refers to Auerbach's recent divorce, which seems to...