| May 5, 2008
It's not often that box office-numbers send such a clear message to the electorate. But last week's top movies -- "Baby Mama" and "Harold and Kumar 2: Escape from Guantanamo Bay" -- make two things perfectly clear: Americans are desperate for a good...
| May 13, 2008
|| What happens on Sunday can change by Monday. Warner Bros.' "Speed Racer" had been widely reported as No. 2 for the weekend based on Sunday's studio estimates, including projections for that day, but Monday's final results showed...
| Jun 6, 2008
Today's question: Over the last few years, there's been a mini-trend of popular culture that deals with pregnancy, relationships and other traditional "women's issues," but with a greater emphasis on frankness and empowerment. Is that just pop froth or is...
| Jun 12, 2008
Universal Pictures options Mickey Rapkin's "Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory," which chronicles the cutthroat -- but deeply human -- world of a cappella singing groups, and their fierce battles for supremacy.
| Feb 23, 2009
There are actors who, after playing the same character for so long, simply become that character in the public's mind. After 190 episodes of being "ER's" Abby Lockhart -- first nurse, then doctor -- actress Maura Tierney is putting down her stethoscope...
| Mar 14, 2009
It was amply established in her 1985 Oscar acceptance speech that we really, really like Sally Field. Now it's just a matter of finding someone who would really, really like to buy the Malibu house she just listed at $6.95 million.
The ocean-view house...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Bravo's long-running series Inside the Actors Studio, and its venerable host James Lipton, will welcome actress, comedian, writer and producer Tina Fey to the stage to kick off its 19th season March 19. Best known to TV fans for her work on Saturday Night...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases May 27-June 2: This week brings a bunch of under-the-radar films and documentaries Alpha Earth Chaos reigns as alien ships attack Earth. A riot breaks out on the last surviving human ship, resulting in it crashing on an...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:46 AM
Just like everyone else, I thought Tom Arnold was a no-talent comedian who married a rich, funny comedian and got famous for that. Over the years, I’ve grown to like him. He became funny and interesting on talk shows (even if he’s still a...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:55 PM
In 1994, at the age of 26, “Hairspray” sweetheart Ricki Lake had one of the hottest daytime talk shows in the history of television.
With a daily audience of 5.8 million viewers after only one year on-air, “Ricki Lake” was...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
"Saturday Night Live" will launch its 36th season Sept. 25 with four new cast members, NBC announced Tuesday.Joining the cast as featured members of the SNL ansemble will be: Vanessa Bayer, Paul Brittain, Taran Killam, and Jay Pharoah.Alum Amy Poehler...