| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Ricky Gervais doesn't understand why you're so afraid of him.
"People come up to me and say, 'Oh, I was scared to ask for your autograph in case you put me down,'" Gervais says in a hushed tone during a recent interview in New York. "No, no, I would...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
With the fall TV season kicking in, Netflix is adding a cluster of NBC's past full seasons to its video-streaming lineup, which could peel some viewers away from new shows on traditional TV -- or prompt others to tune in.
Starting Tuesday, Oct. 1,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Conan O'Brien, Betty White and Lisa Kudrow will be featured at USC's School of Cinematic Arts' Comedy@SCA Festival this Saturday and Sunday at USC.
The second annual festival is part of the film school's Comedy@SCA initiative, an interdisciplinary...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The show's over. Madonna has sold her mansion in Beverly Hills for $19.5 million.
The single MLS listing photo offered only an aerial view, and agents and their clients who toured the home were among the few who have had a look inside. Those expecting...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's been four years since ABC's "Modern Family" came along and seemingly put the half-hour comedy back on the map, but the TV biz has hardly been a laugh-a-minute since. Not only has the Alphabet been unable to find a companion to its megahit comedy, but...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Tina Fey is about to go into bossy-pants mode (again) for NBC.
The peacock network has ordered straight-to-series 13 episodes of a new untitled comedy from Fey and her producing partner Robert Carlock that will star "The Office" alum Ellie Kemper. (Yep,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:24 AM
It won't be "30 Rock 2," but it's likely to be as funny as "30 Rock." NBC has ordered 13 episodes of a new sitcom from writer-producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper.
Fey and Carlock are the team behind Emmy Award-winning "30...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Sean Hayes thinks his new sitcom is the best. It's the network that he's less than thrilled about.
Hayes, who shot to fame on "Will & Grace," is the star of "Sean Saves the World," a new Thursday comedy on NBC about a single gay dad of a teenage...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Bert Marcus, 31
Producer, Bert Marcus Prods.
Most documentaries bored USC grad and former Clear Channel worker Marcus, so he decided to make interesting ones like "Teenage Paparazzo" (acquired by HBO at Sundance 2010), "How to Make Money Selling Drugs"...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:59 PM
It wouldn't be October if there weren't an onslaught of Halloween-themed programming to binge on. Fox is getting into the spirit with a couple of its Tuesday comedies.
Freshman comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which was recently picked up for a full...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Two words that best sum up Emmys 2013: “Breaking Sad.” It was three hours filled with tributes to fallen stars, odd reminders of 50-year-old national tragedies and a victory lap for AMC's much-loved but little-awarded drama Breaking Bad....