| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The show's over. Madonna has sold her mansion in Beverly Hills for $19.5 million.
The single MLS listing photo offered only an aerial view, and agents and their clients who toured the home were among the few who have had a look inside. Those expecting...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Conan O'Brien, Betty White and Lisa Kudrow will be featured at USC's School of Cinematic Arts' Comedy@SCA Festival this Saturday and Sunday at USC.
The second annual festival is part of the film school's Comedy@SCA initiative, an interdisciplinary...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Melissa McCarthy is having a nice film career, so how come her CBS sitcom, "Mike & Molly," isn't turning into a major TV hit?
"Mike & Molly" returned for its fourth season last week with less-than-robust ratings: 9.2 million total viewers, according...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Our collective fear of death has driven story since its invention. But where once we quaked at the thought of a life cut short — by violence, illness, childbirth — we now just as often obsess about lives, and deaths, stretched overlong.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
British actor Idris Elba is having what he describes as a "beautiful moment" in his career. His off-screen life, though, is another story.
This summer, Elba starred in Guillermo del Toro's special-effects action thriller "Pacific Rim," in which he...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Jenna Fischer has sold a house in Studio City for $2.015 million.
The gated Moroccan-style house "The Office" star sold is entered through a courtyard with a fountain. Features include panoramic views, two fireplaces, a butler's pantry, four bedrooms,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Stephen Merchant, the tall fellow sometimes found near Ricky Gervais (he co-wrote and co-directed "The Office" and "Extras," and costarred in the latter), has put himself out front in his own HBO series. Created with Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:42 AM
It looks like "The Millers'" dysfunction is working just fine for CBS so far.
Coming off a big lead-in from the hit "The Big Bang Theory," "The Millers" kicked off with 13.2 million viewers and a rating of 3.3 in the key 18-49 age demographic,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With each new member of its inaugural rollout, Netflix continues its creative course of conservative innovation.
It has the star-studded drama ("House of Cards"), a little horror for the young folk ("Hemlock Grove"), the iconic re-issue ("Arrested...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
On a scorching August day in Studio City, Metro buses screech down Ventura Boulevard stamped with NBC advertisements boasting its revamped Thursday block: "NBC's New Family of Comedies." Inside Stage 21 on the CBS Radford Studios, the "Parks and...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:56 PM
It seemed like the only thing reporters wanted to ask Stephen Merchant about Thursday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour was what it's like to be so tall.
The executive producer, director and star of HBO's new comedy series "Hello Ladies" is 6-...