Marian McPartland, a renowned jazz pianist and host of the National Public Radio show “Piano Jazz,” died of natural causes Tuesday night at her Port Washington home on Long Island. She was 95. Over a…
Gary Knell came aboard NPR at the end of 2011, a seeming antidote to a staff and membership roiled by controversy and facing something of an identity crisis: In an age when content is available via…
Sundance Channel is looking to get on the AMC track this year with its aggressive push into original scripted series, starting April 22 with the premiere of "Rectify."
What does a radio show look like on a big screen? Many more listeners of National Public Radio's irreverent quiz show “Wait Wait Don't Tell Me” will be able to find out when the live show hits 600…
The Marvel universe is poised to invade ABC next year as the Alphabet as ordered a pilot for a drama involving the S.H.I.E.L.D. org featured in the summer blockbuster "The Avengers."
HBO has teamed with Rob Thomas, Ira Glass and Owen Wilson to develop a drama series inspired by a "This American Life" segment about a man who deals with a midlife crisis by rescuing two kidnapped…
Mike Birbiglia transforms his one-man show into an endearing indie about the day-to-day indecisions and nocturnal perambulations of a commitment-phobic New Yorker.
Phillip Noyce will direct spy thriller 'Wenceslas Square' for 'This American Life' producers Ira Glass and Alissa Shipp, and Endgame Entertainment's James D. Stern.
Documentarian Errol Morris is taking on a narrative feature for his next project.
The tenor and charm of the public radio show "This American Life" are sustained in Showtime's vid version of Ira Glass' quirky collection of peculiar tales. When "Life" works on the radio, the…