| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Harry Shearer's long-running radio show "Le Show" is no longer being broadcast on KCRW, and his similarly long-running job voicing multiple characters on "The Simpsons" doesn't take up all that much time, so the actor, writer and sometime "Spinal Tap"...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:48 AM
David Cross has thrown his comedic weight behind a nascent Web channel called FKR.TV, which he is co-developing alongside Frenchkiss Records' founder Syd Butler in conjunction with Orchard Video Network. Launched six months ago, FKR.TV has more than 6,000...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:07 PM
There's a new Bob Ross-style art show on the Internet. It's called "Drawing Stories With Travis Millard," and it features the eponymous artist sitting at a wooden desk by a cozy fire, telling strange tales from his life while simultaneously drawing them....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Streamland is a series of blog posts on Show Tracker devoted to examining TV shows and shorts made exclusively for a streaming audience. As more and more viewers watch programming on smartphones, tablets and laptops, Streamland will work to highlight...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Even Jerry Lewis admits his unreleased 1970s Holocaust movie is “bad, bad, bad” — no minor fact because the 87-year-old comedian directed, wrote and starred in the film. Now, thanks to some leaked video, people can see how Lewis might...
| Nov 4, 2010
Monica Johnson, a film and television writer best known for her screenwriting partnership with writer-director Albert Brooks on "Modern Romance," "Lost in America" and other comedies starring Brooks, has died. She was 64.
Johnson, a Palm Springs...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Sep 8, 2010
The Americana at Brand is known for good shopping, good food and good living. On Aug 30, another title was added — movie premiere showcase. The Americana was selected as one of only a few venues in Los Angeles to screen, for one night only, "The Big...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster."
The comedian, actor, radio...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Of all the people you'd expect to make a powerful, emotionally resonant (and deeply entertaining) film about the profound systemic failures that turned Hurricane Katrina from a hurricane to a true catastrophe, you might not necessarily peg Harry Shearer,...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — "Mike Wallace is here to see you."
The"60 Minutes"newsman had such a fearsome reputation that it was often said that those were the most dreaded words in the English language, capable of reducing an interview subject to a shaking,...