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  • The best-written TV show? 'The Sopranos,' of course

    The best-written TV show? 'The Sopranos,' of course
    The Writers Guild announced its 101 best-written TV series on Sunday night, and it will surprise exactly no one to learn that David Chase and "The Sopranos" topped the list, followed closely by "Seinfeld" (Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, creators) at No....
  • Stephen Colbert's 'Better Know a District' rolls on, hilariously

    As regular viewers know, "Better Know a District" is one of the most reliably hilarious recurring segments on "The Colbert Report"  -- that is, the few times a year Stephen Colbert manages to get a member of the House of Representatives to sit for an...
  • Arcade Fire's release-day gig: It's outside Capitol Records building

    Arcade Fire's release-day gig: It's outside Capitol Records building
    In case you’ve been lost at sea and starved of Instagram, Twitter and potable drinking water for the last six months, the Arcade Fire have a new album out Tuesday called "Reflektor." A few years in the making and mostly produced by the band with...
  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
  • Programming alert: Paul McCartney appears tonight on "The Colbert Report"

    Programming alert: Paul McCartney appears tonight on "The Colbert Report"
     “I think this McCartney kid’s got something special and I’m gonna put him on the map!” So says Stephen Colbert, who will host the ex-Beatle for an hourlong edition of "The Colbert Report"at 11:30 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, June...
  • Paul McCartney takes over 'The Colbert Report'

    Paul McCartney takes over 'The Colbert Report'
    Sometimes it pays to have your own talk show. Case in point: On Wednesday, Paul McCartney paid a visit to “The Colbert Report,” sitting for a lengthy interview and playing six – count 'em, six – songs in a special hour-long...
  • 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

    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”...