No one could accuse The Roots or its principle co-founders and mouthpieces, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, of slacking. Along with the full ensemble's weeknightly…
Grammy-winning hip hop band The Roots are developing both an animated and a live action children’s series at Amazon through their Passyunk Productions banner, Variety has learned. Both projects will…
Busta Rhymes, the Roots and Joell Ortiz Perform ‘My Shot’ From the ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ on Jimmy Fallon (Watch)
“The Hamilton Mixtape” had its shot on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” Monday night. The Roots, along with Busta Rhymes and Joell Ortiz performed “My Shot,” their track from the recently-released…
Be warned, the video above is sure to leave John Williams’ signature “Star Wars” theme music stuck in your head all day. The cast of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” joined forces with Jimmy Fallon and…
On Thursday, the maple leaf flag flew proudly during Canadian Grammy Night in Hancock Park, where such northern-neighbor talent as Yukon Blonde, In-Flight Safety and Chantal Kreviazuk performed on…
Viral videos have extended Jimmy Fallon's reach during his tenure on "Late Night."
Jordan Kerner's career as a television executive started long before he reached the network suites at ABC and Universal Television for NBC; it started in his Stanford dorm room.
[REFRESH FOR LATEST] 12:45pm: </done> 12:45pm: NBC begins to wrap up past the 90-minute mark. Greenblatt says they’ve been planning this Upfront for five months, and introduces the Roots for one last…
Financing, renovated studios are lure for global productions
Theater folks have likely heard by now of indie film sensation "Beasts of the Southern Wild," thanks to its buzzy Sundance debut, its Camera d'Or win at Cannes and, in recent weeks, the impressive…
When the Upright Citizens Brigade opened its second New York location Oct. 29, Amy Poehler was there, improvising for disciples who often hear her name but rarely see her.