Dissecting the mechanics of stand-up comedy isn't for everyone, but students of the form will doubtless be attracted to "Talking Funny."
There are only a few weeks left before the "Oh yeah, that's still on" two-hour "Smallville" finale, which doesn't leave much time for the remaining fans to channel their inner geeks. So this Friday's…
The Emmy for guest roles in series has been described as the place where actors begin and end their careers.
Trump-o-Rama continued to suck up oxygen with its whirlwind media tour on Tuesday morning, with a "Good Morning America" interview and conservative columnists David Brooks (in the New York Times)…
HBO documentaries are seldom exactly "feel-good" fare, but "Saving Pelican 895" does offer a ray of hope at the end of a dark, oily tunnel. A mere 39 minutes, Irene Taylor Brodsky's film follows the…
Glenn Beck "needs Fox more than Fox needs him," radio host and liberal pundit Bill Press said on CNN's "Reliable Sources," by way of analyzing the host's forced-smiles departure from Fox News Channel.
Although I seldom have time to watch PBS's "Secrets of the Dead" — a very Syfy-channel-sounding title — I managed to preview a couple of upcoming hours, both worthwhile. "Lost in the Amazon,"…
VH1 premieres a trio of new series Sunday in an awkward, mismatched two-hour block, mixing mobsters, "The Hills" and the wannabe actors employed by a Sunset Strip restaurant into a fizzy but…
OK, We're making a judgment call: We officially don't give a damn any more about the the Royal Wedding. Congratulations, WE, TLC, Oxygen, Bravo, TV Guide Network, Lifetime, and the assorted news…
Looking a bit like an opportunistic commercial enterprise, PBS stations will do a little bit of piggybacking on HBO. On April 23, HBO will premiere the movie "Cinema Verite," based on the landmark…