David Alan Grier is trading comedy for drama. The actor — best known for his roles on “In Living Color” and “DAG” — has joined the cast of the indie drama “Sprinter.” The story follows Akeem, a…
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Kathleen Finch wants cooks, home-builders and explorers to laugh a little more. When viewers of Food Network, Travel Channel and HGTV tune in to those cable outlets in the not-too-distant future…
Special effects makeup artist Dave Elsey says he was "traumatized" by the movie "The Wizard of Oz" when he was a child — but in his view that's not necessarily a bad thing. "If you go back in time…
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David Alan Grier has the courage to explore live TV. The comedian and three-time Tony Award nominee has joined NBC’s production of “The Wiz Live!.” He’ll play the Cowardly Lion, the famously timid…
Star Ari Graynor likens CBS’ new half-hour laffer "Bad Teacher" to a 1980's throwback comedy that both adults and children can watch together. "There's nothing dirty in it which is so rare these…
CBS has added a sixth new comedy to its 2013-14 season slate, giving a series order to Sony Pictures TV’s adaptation of the 2011 Cameron Diaz starrer “Bad Teacher.” DEVELOPMENT SCORECARD: Track…
Driven by the discreet charm of lead Craig Robinson, writer-helmer Tina Gordon Chism's domestic comedy holds together just well enough.
The 55th Grammy Awards kicked off at Staples Center Sunday afternoon with the announcement of the first winners at the pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theatre.
Lionsgate has set a June 29 launch for the comedy "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection" and moved back two other Perry titles -- "We the Peeples" and "The Marriage Counselor."
When Audra McDonald joins Norm Lewis in singing "I Loves You, Porgy," their duet will thrill "Porgy and Bess" newcomers and purists alike. But when McDonald delivers a newly devised reprise of…
Operatic aspirations are replaced with the accessibility, theatricality and showbiz savvy of a Broadway musical in Diane Paulus' bright, beautiful and tuner-centric re-envisioning of "Porgy and…