| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ricky Gervais has made a career out of the uncomfortable. Both through his sitcoms "The Office" and "Extras" (co-created with and Stephen Merchant) and in his standup routines and public persona, he's created situations and subjects that poke fun at the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified.
She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was nervous about being typecast as...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:21 PM
This summer, singer-songwriter Josh Groban carved out two weeks for an orchestral tour of East Coast amphitheaters. It's one of his favorite things to do.
"I grew up in L.A., with the Hollywood Bowl and the L.A. Philharmonic," Groban says. "It's the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A funny thing happened this pilot season. Or rather, a funny thing didn't.
The networks turned out a handful of multi-cams with laugh tracks -- or sweetened live studio audience recordings, as they like to refer to them.
Whatever you call it, it's...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Comedy Person of the Year
2014 started with a bang for Andy Samberg, who took home a Golden Globe for his performance on his hit Fox laffer "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which also won best comedy. He is slated to appear in Ryan Murphy's upcoming...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Jenna Fischer is keeping busy after finishing work at "The Office." She's recently given birth to another child.
The actress, who played affable secretary-turned-saleswoman on the long-running NBC mockumentary, welcomed her baby girl in late May and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Mindy Kaling was stunning in a custom-made azure gown at Saturday's Costume Designers Guild Awards.
Her sheath of choice was a one-shouldered, lace and blue-hued confection from costume designer Salvador Perez Jr., who also happens to be the president...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:24 AM
FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC)
"12 Years a Slave" -- Joe Walker
"Captain Phillips" -- Chris Rouse, A.C.E.
"Gravity" -- Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger
"Her" -- Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E., and Jeff Buchanan
"Saving Mr. Banks" -- Mark Livolsi, A.C.E.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:27 AM
On one level, the new historical dramedy "Saving Mr. Banks" chronicles the efforts of studio head Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) to persuade the cantankerous British author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) to allow her "Mary Poppins" children's books to be made into...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The following is a complete list of nominations for the 50th Cinema Audio Society Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for 2013. The awards are to be presented on Feb. 22 in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The CAS...