A former improv teacher, Steve Carell hasn't had a master plan for his career. So, when 2008 started with his acclaimed NBC comedy series "The Office" idling due to the writers strike, he couldn't…
Chick flicks aren't supposed to inspire multiplex mobs. Then again, Warner Bros. and New Line's "Sex and the City" wasn't a chick flick. "It is a female blockbuster," says Michael Patrick King, who…
Winning a second consecutive Emmy for "My Life on the D-List," as Kathy Griffin did in September, was impressive. Winning a second consecutive Emmy after telling Jesus to "suck it," as the comic did…
First, "The New Adventures of Old Christine" broke the "Seinfeld" curse. Then it survived a bubble scare to earn a fourth season. Now comes the hard part.
The actor-writer-producer, who spent his underclassman years at the "U of A" on the short-lived but fondly remembered Apatow TV series "Freaks & Geeks" and "Undeclared," graduated to a supporting…
On the Emmy-winning Fox comedy "Arrested Development," the Canadian came to know critical success. With Sony's critically acclaimed hit "Superbad," he found broad commercial acceptance, too.
"Judd has been a very strong mentor to me," sums up 24-year-old Hill, who had a small role in the Apatow-directed "The 40-Year-Old-Virgin" before breaking out this year in the comedy guru's "Knocked…
When "Mr. Bean's Holiday" opened domestically in August, Atkinson's monosyllabic chap looked to be no match for the profanely verbal boys of "Superbad."
"The Tonight Show" just turned 15 Jay Leno years old. How's Emmy going to celebrate the anniversary of latenight's most popular show? If the past few years are any indication, the answer could be: It…