| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked an overall deal with actor Ty Burrell. Under the terms of the deal, the "Modern Family" star -- who will remain exclusive onscreen to the ABC comedy hit -- will write, co-create and develop his own comedy projects, as...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:11 PM
I wrote this review for Amy Poehler's "Yes Please" on the Red Line to my cubicle job in the South Loop. I wrote it on a plane to a conference in Nashville, Tenn. I wrote it in the car, waiting for my 6-year-old son to finish school. I kept trying to...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale.
A secon Neil Diamond show at Allentown's PPL Center, Sam Smith at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center; French Montana at at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater and Lisa Lampanelli at...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:51 PM
ON SALE THIS WEEK
Neil Diamond (second show), 8 p.m. March 1, PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown, http://www.pplcenter.com, 610-347-TIXX. Tickets: $65-$150, on sale 10 a.m. Friday.
Sam Smith, 7 p.m. Jan. 13, Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St.,...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:44 PM
An entertainment festival that ArtsQuest started this year will be back for a second year, it has been announced.
The second SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will be held Jan. 31 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the organization says on its...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
An entertainment festival that ArtsQuest started this year will be back for a second year.
The second SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will be held Jan. 31 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the organization says on its website, http://www.artsquest....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Amy Poehler is sharing several juicy secrets about her personal life ahead of the release of her memoir "Yes Please."
In excerpts that surfaced via RadarOnline, the "Parks & Recreation" star has detailed her previous drug use and her feelings about...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Los Angeles owns the entertainment world. That's no secret.
The West Coast harnesses Hollywood, multibillion dollar agencies, the homes of the world's biggest movie stars and a booming stand-up comedy scene.
But sketch comedy? It's just not...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
One day this past summer when I knew I would have a little free time, I thought I would meet up with Cameron Esposito, who seems to have very little free time anymore. A few years ago she had been a fixture on the Chicago comedy scene but decided the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:16 PM
If you are one of the 1.2 million viewers the Comedy Central series "Broad City" attracts on average each week, you might have noticed a nod to Baltimore in the recent episode "Stolen Phone."
When a distraught Ilana — one of the show's two...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Two long or short years ago, Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair costarred in an NBC series I happened to review. Based on the six-episode order, and its being the sort of "relatively realistic comedy [the network] greenlights to its own later confusion,"...