Comedian and political satirist Harry Shearer (“The Simpsons,” “SNL”) is currently developing a new series about President-elect Donald Trump entitled “Too Soon?” The half-hour, weekly satire will…
Harry Shearer Sues Vivendi’s Universal, Studiocanal for $125 Million Over Music Copyrights to ‘Spinal Tap’
CANNES, France — Harry Shearer is suing Vivendi’s Universal Music Group and Studiocanal for $125 million for allegedly fraudulent accounting of the music revenues from Rob Reiner’s 1984 film “This is…
Actor and satirist Harry Shearer takes exception to much of the coverage of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, telling Variety‘s “PopPolitics” on SiriusXM that it often misses the federal…
“Mr. Burns” will be back. After negotiating a new deal, Harry Shearer is in fact returning to “The Simpsons,” Variety has confirmed. Under the new pact, Shearer will continue to lend his voice to the…
UPDATED: “The Simpsons” has lost one of its most recognizable voices. Harry Shearer, who voices Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders and Principal Skinner, is leaving Fox’s animated series after 26 seasons. He…
Boston-based Emerson College has tapped "Friends" exec producer Kevin Bright to serve as senior exec director of the college's Los Angeles Center. Bright will alight from Emerson's Board of Trustees…
Hat Trick Intl. has secured distribution rights to dramedy "Nixon's the One," a five-episode skein starring U.S. satirist Harry Shearer as the late U.S. president.
There's joy in Springfield.
Howard Dean turned Monday night's fundraiser at the House of Blues into a revival tent show, Hollywood-style.
Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy apply their loosely scripted, improvisational model to '60s folk music groups in "A Mighty Wind." While the formula is showing signs of strain, the gifted repertory…
Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Elizabeth Taylor, Pamela Hayden.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking