Judging by the waves of laughter cascading over the four-person cast of Douglas Carter Beane's "The Little Dog Laughed" at the Kirk Douglas, no one appreciates a joke more than its butt.
Markets & Festivals
Alan Colmes, the liberal half of Fox News Channel's popular "Hannity & Colmes," will leave the show at the end of the year, the net announced Monday.
The morning soundtrack that has been influencing Hollywood for more than two decades is about to veer into more peppy territory and, ultimately, bring about change within much of KCRW's music…
Screenwriter John Michael Hayes, nominated for an Academy Awards for the classic Alfred Hitchcock film "Rear Window" and for "Peyton Place," died of natural causes Wednesday in Hanover, N.H. He was…
Jack Bauer's return to primetime after an 18-month absence drew a big crowd, but not quite big enough for Fox's telepic "24: Redemption" to knock off ABC's telecast of the American Music Awards.
The Huelva Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, underscored both the strength of Latin American filmmaking and the vital role such events play in the foreign-language pic biz.
"Over There" (Aan Ja), detailing the green card dilemmas of an Iranian man, has nabbed top prize at Thessaloniki Film Festival, South-east Europe's leading sprocket opera.
Steven Seagal can now add "reality TV lead" to his resume, as A&E is in production on nonfiction skein "Steven Seagal: Lawman" in New Orleans.
Michael Jackson has reached an out-of-court settlement with Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain's son, who was suing him in the U.K. courts for breach of contract.
Anand Tucker ("Shopgirl") will direct romantic comedy "Leap Year," starring Amy Adams. Spyglass Entertainment and Benderspink produce.
Qatar is joining the Middle East film gold rush. Execs from the Qatar Museums Authority, the org dedicated to developing cultural initiatives in the country, have inked a deal with Tribeca fest…