| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television critics are not part of the television academy, which means we don't get to vote in the Emmys race. Depending on where you're sitting, this is either a very good or a very bad thing.
What we do get to do is second-guess, congratulate and...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:42 PM
By now, Stephen Colbert’s dislike of bears is well known. On Thursday, the satirist made it clear he’s not crazy about kittens, either -- specifically Arthur and August, the two little furballs who recently wandered onto the tracks at a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Sure, the president was on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday, but it was Stephen Colbert who easily had the most memorable moment of the night.
To celebrate his annual summer concert series, “StePhest Colbchella '013,” the host donned...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
“Unintended Consequences” – the most dramatic episode this season of HBO’s “The Newsroom” – focuses on a tragedy in Africa that devastates associate producer Maggie Jordan (Alison Pill) and might, unintentionally,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Already proving himself to be one publicity savvy baby, Prince George Alexander Louis came into the world late enough on Monday that most late-night shows weren’t able to fully lampoon the media circus surrounding his birth.
By Tuesday, it...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The royal baby has finally been born and not since, well, Duchess Kate first announced her pregnancy has the media been swept up in such a frenzy of anglophilia.
Even “The Daily Show” got in on the action Monday night.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Did you miss him?
Comedian Jon Stewart is back from his summer-long hiatus from "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, and his return Tuesday night generated a ratings boost.
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" drew 2.02 million viewers Tuesday in its...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Jon Stewart returned to "The Daily Show" on Tuesday night after a three-month hiatus. And, except for the color on his face acquired under the blazing sun in Jordan, where he directed the film "Rosewater" this summer, it was as if he'd never left at all. ...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The clock is ticking for Jon Stewart's return to "The Daily Show" desk on Sept. 3.
The longtime fake news anchor has been overseas in Jordan for the summer, directing his first film, "Rosewater." But unless you get your news from sources other than "The...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
On Monday a federal judge struck down as unconstitutional New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program, a decision that earned an outraged response from Mayor Michael Bloomberg and praise from civil libertarians and minority advocates.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:54 PM
It was sometime around the 30-minute mark of episode 11 of the new Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black” that I suddenly felt that going to a women’s prison might not be so bad. Even life-affirming.
I was in the process...