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  • Fred Willard climbs onto HBO's comedy 'Family Tree'

    Fred Willard climbs onto HBO's comedy 'Family Tree'
    It may be a bit of a stretch for actor Fred Willard, but in Sunday’s episode of Christopher Guest’s delightful new HBO comedy, “Family Tree,” he will step into the time-honored TV role of wacky next-door neighbor. He plays...
  • Boston-Chicago thriller is most-watched Stanley Cup game in 16 years

    Boston-Chicago thriller is most-watched Stanley Cup game in 16 years
    The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in a triple-overtime showdown on Wednesday night. But the real take-away from the thrilling Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals was that it was the most-watched Finals Game 1 in 16 years. The audience for...
  • 'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe

    'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe
    Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases,  John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
  • The Gold Standard: Emmy picks for movies, minis, reality and more

    The Gold Standard: Emmy picks for movies, minis, reality and more
    Emmy voters like a good epic and find biopics irresistible. How will these clashing sensibilities play out in this year's movie/miniseries race? And now that Jon Stewart has vacated his chair for a few weeks, might it be possible for someone to steal...
  • Howard Stern has tough 'Tonight Show' advice for Jimmy Fallon

    Howard Stern has tough 'Tonight Show' advice for Jimmy Fallon
    Never one to mince words, Howard Stern had some tough advice for Jimmy Fallon about the latter's impending takeover of “The Tonight Show.” During a visit to “Late Night,” Stern congratulated Fallon on the “fantastic”...
  • Brad Pitt yodels with Fallon while Channing Tatum jams with Kimmel

    Brad Pitt yodels with Fallon while Channing Tatum jams with Kimmel
    There must be something in the water in Hollywood. On Tuesday, two of Tinseltown's hottest leading men, Brad Pitt and Channing Tatum, got extremely weird on the late-night airwaves. Tatum was the first to unfurl his freak flag on "Jimmy Kimmel Live,"...
  • Stephen Colbert pays tearful tribute to his late mother, Lorna

    Stephen Colbert opened his show Wednesday night with a moving tribute to his mother, Lorna Tuck Colbert, who died last week at the age of 92. “I’ve been away from the ‘Report’ for a week,” Colbert said, “because one...
  • Stephen Colbert coins new term, 'truthinews,' for skewed TV news

    Stephen Colbert coins new term, 'truthinews,' for skewed TV news
    The man who introduced “truthiness” to the lexicon has a new word for us all: “truthinews.”   As defined by Stephen Colbert, “truthinews” is the practice, increasingly prevalent on cable news, of telling viewers...
  • Things to know for Wednesday

    Things to know for Wednesday
    Racer Tony Stewart has hurt his leg and will be out of competition for the near future. Also, the government has decided it can pretty much take whatever it wants from you, whether you're charged with anything or not. Additionally, George Duke, who...
  • 'The Colbert Report' visits gay-tolerant small town in Kentucky

    Vladimir Putin could learn a thing or two from Johnny Cummings, the openly gay mayor of the tiny but tolerant coal town of Vicco, Ky. On Wednesday night “The Colbert Report” profiled Cummings, the politician and hairdresser who helped...
  • Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl

     Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl
    They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...