| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Probably more than any other instrument in an orchestra, the tuba has the sound of authority — big, brassy, deep and imposing.
For the young, struggling John Van Houten, that sound inspired the discipline he needed. The tuba instructor, who...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons," has posted "the ugly true story" behind Sunday's infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.
The ugly true story of that Oscar® selfie can finally be...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is set to appear on an upcoming episode of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" alongside stars Amy Poehler and Chris Pratt.
Entertainment Weekly reported that Tweedy will guest star on the show some time in early spring, playing the former...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:05 AM
CARLSBAD, Calif. Will Arnett is certain he had the easiest job of any of the voice talent who worked on "The Lego Movie" because he takes on the one character most people will recognize: a pint-sized version of Batman.
Asked about the inspiration, Arnett...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Craft-beer appreciation involves a combination of brewing science facts and alcohol consumption that makes for a particularly easygoing species of nerd.
Michael Roberts and Brandon Wurtz are two perfect examples. In the parking lot of Orlando Brewing'...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A few years ago in the New Yorker, Tina Fey, in an essay about her time as a writer on “Saturday Night Live,” broke down the show's writing staff into two fundamental groups: “Harvard Boys and Improv People.” The latter (which...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Comic actor Brad Garrett has been tapped by the Writers Guild of America, West to host the 2014 Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 1, and you can watch how he works the room with a live webcast of the ceremony along with pre-awards nominee interviews –...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you want to ride a Matterhorn-like roller coaster themed around the "Ice Age" movies you'll have to fly to Malaysia.
Twentieth Century Fox has broken ground on its first theme park there, appropriately named Twentieth Century Fox World. When it...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Let's call it the least shocking plot twist of the year: Brian Griffin, the intelligent dog on Fox's long-running animated comedy "Family Guy" returned to the show on Sunday, ending three weeks of fan mourning.
The episode, "Christmas Guy," revealed...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Ratings for "Survivor's" finale Sunday hit a low, while the NFL led the night.
The last episode of "Survivor: Blood vs. Water," the 27th cycle in the reality series' run, drew 10.2 million viewers and a rating of 2.5 in the key 18-49 age demographic...