| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The sign advertising his show still looms over the NBC parking lot, and for a few more days throngs of fans will crowd the studio gates in Burbank before tapings. But Jay Leno says he's ready to leave — and this time, he says he really means it....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Comedy Central now has a late-night problem.
CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.
For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
And so it came to pass that Stephen Colbert was announced as the next host of "The Late Show" (as of "sometime" in 2015 to be formerly "with David Letterman") and what was already thought a likelihood became a certainty.
It seems in every way a sensible...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Ronan Farrow stopped by "The Colbert Report" on Tuesday night for a confab about the youth generation and just who exactly is the target demo for his new MSNBC show -- hint, it doesn't exclude grandmothers leaving church collection early.
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:27 PM
"Sharknado 2" is coming this summer, whether we want it to or not, and on Wednesday morning's "Today" show, Matt Lauer laid a big fat spoiler on everyone. It turns out, Lauer and "Today" weatherman Al Roker will have cameo appearances in the new film....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:44 AM
If "The Daily Show” is MSNBC and "The Colbert Report" is Fox, then "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," which debuted Sunday night on HBO is ... Al Jazeera America.
Ever since the BBC debuted "That Was the Week That Was" in 1962 (Note to Oliver:...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Like many Americans last week, I greeted the news of David Letterman's retirement in 2015 with regretful acceptance. I love him with a love deep and true, but the man is pushing 70, and at least we could look forward to another year of his fine,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:22 AM
After months of running a largely invisible campaign to regain his old job, former Gov. Charlie Crist has suddenly emerged from stealth mode.
• On Monday, his campaign issued a web video meant to counter a video attack from Gov. Rick Scott's...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The two freed members of Russian music and performance-art collective Pussy Riot who appeared Wednesday in New York with Madonna at an Amnesty International concert supporting human rights issues worldwide are “no longer members of the group,”...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"It's time to get going again."
With these words, host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicks off the new documentary series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Premiering on Fox, the National Geographic Channel and eight other affiliated networks...