Saturday, May 25, 2013
Listening to actor Simon Helberg talk about "The Big Bang Theory," you'd think his show was actually a nerdy nighttime soap. The actor, who plays aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz on the CBS sitcom, dropped a few hints about what to expect from Thursday night's season finale.
Nobody breathe, its Thursday. Thats the running joke in my house because that night is all about ABCs Scandal. And this week is the season finale of my favorite political thriller.
As "The Office" airs its series finale after eight years on NBC, the time feels right to salute the show that spawned it. Transplanting the BBC-produced, British version of "The Office," starring a previously unknown scamp named Ricky Gervais, to American soil was an exacting business.
Bill Hader is leaving "Saturday Night Live" after an eight-year run. His spokesman confirms that the 34-year-old comedian will depart "SNL" after this weekend's season finale.
This week, the streets of midtown Manhattan are again swarming with TV executives trying to woo ad buyers to their upcoming fall lineups with splashy presentations, star-packed cocktail parties and plentiful swag.
Fox, facing the ebbing ratings power of "American Idol," is betting big on its first miniseries showcase starting with a limited-edition "24," and shows from heavyweight producers Seth MacFarlane and J.J. Abrams to invigorate its schedule.
Barbara Walters said Monday that retirement from her epochal television career is near, but it's not happening right away.
Seth Meyers is moving from his "Weekend Update" desk to his own late night show on NBC.
HBOs new half-hour comedy Family Tree is the freshest take on the single-camera mockumentary since Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann orchestrates a breakneck rave of machine-gun edits, swooping camera moves, lavish costumes, eccentric art direction and anachronistic soundtrack. But things slow down during the more satisfying second act, giving the characters and story a chance to breathe. The Great Gatsby becomes quite conventional, almost melodramatic, but it also becomes more human.
‘King of Queens’ actress builds on her comedy career with ‘Family Tools.’