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NBC continued to flesh out its 2013-14 schedule on Friday, ordering a remake of the 1960s and '70s detective drama "Ironside," plus a cop-show spin-off of "Chicago Fire." The network also added "Undateable," a young-adult sitcom starring Chris D'Elia as...
Mike Gray, an author, activist and documentarian who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The China Syndrome," the provocative 1979 film about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his...
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For the last three years, the Golden Globes have been worshiping at the altar of Ricky Gervais, who always showed up, beer in hand, to rib, mock and belittle the celebrities gathered to accept awards. This year's ceremony, with co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy...
"What was merry Christmas to Scrooge? Out upon merry Christmas! What good had it ever done to him?" — Charles Dickens, "A Christmas Carol." At the box office there is no "Bah! Humbug!" The recompense that two big Southern California theaters...
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The first rule of business — any business — is this: Do what you do well. And what Chicago does well is drink. Oh, there are other things to be sure (architecture! comedy! baseball!), but in this city, booze is as much a business as it is...
Ministry of GossipAmy Poehler says her former "Saturday Night Live" pals Tina Fey and Seth Meyers are dead to her, after the pair didn't show up to see her accept a Variety Power of Comedy award. Amy Poehler joked that celeb friends who didn't turn up in person to see...
Joyce Sloane, the beloved maternal powerhouse of the Second City improvisational theater in Chicago, and the woman who found and nurtured such comedy giants as John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Chris Farley and Bill Murray, died of natural causes Thursday in...
Jacket CopyThe Kennedy Center will present its 13th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Tina Fey on Nov. 8 in Washington. Fey is the star, executive producer and a writer of "30 Rock," for which she's won almost too......
Show TrackerDoes Tina Fey look just a bit like Sarah Palin? You betcha. Are both women sassy brunettes who love droppinâ their vowels just for laughs? Oh, fer sure. But on Tuesday night, before a large crowd at the Kennedy Center......
Jacket CopyTina Fey and Steve Martin appeared together on stage in LA Tuesday night: our report....
Culture MonsterPost-commedia antics are the prescribed treatment in ???The Doctor Despite Himself??? at Electric Lodge. Ipanema Theater Troupe???s wacky take on Moli??re???s 1666 ???Le M??decin malgr?? lui??? is awash in slapstick aplomb. That is obvious from the pre-...
Jacket CopyPaul Shaffer has shared the stage with so many big names that it's probably easier to list the stars he hasn't worked with. How many television sidekicks can boast to having played with both Andy Kaufman and his alter-ego, Tony......
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