WASHINGTON (AP) — When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was “a man’s game.” She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged 30 million viewers each week. On Sunday, the trailblazing comedienne will receive the nation’s top humor prize at the Kennedy […]
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Following its debut in 1993, Saban’s iconic live-action pop culture series, Power Rangers quickly became the most watched children’s television program in North America. Emphasizing the importance of teamwork, responsibility and helping others by following the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who “morphed” into superheroes, this long-running series […]
The Carol Burnett Show On April 20, 2004, Harvey Korman and Tim Conway conducted an interview at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles. They talked for 90 minutes about their legendary antics on The Carol Burnett Show, but the interview has rarely been seen by the general public—until now. This emotional […]
With seven Emmy nominations, seven years on “Saturday Night Live” and top billing on her own weekly primetime series (“Parks and Recreation”), 40-year-old Amy Poehler is, by most measures, an entertainment veteran.
By Kimberly Potts The eclectic lineup of new members who will be inducted in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame next year includes a network executive, a pair of producers who created a seminal reality series and three beloved sitcom stars. Former ABC and Disney exec Michael Eisner, “Real World” creators […]
What makes a sitcom lineup great? It’s a question we’ve set out to answer now that NBC has taken the unusual step of cramming six comedies onto the air in a single night on Thursdays – starting with “Community” at 8/7c, followed by the new “Perfect Couples,” “The Office,” “Parks & Recreation,” “30 Rock” (at […]
Jane Lynch visited ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ as she gears up for hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ this weekend, and young Mr. Fallon got her to drop some information not only on what’s in store for ‘SNL,’ but also what’s coming up on ‘Glee.’ “Let me spoil this for you,” Lynch said after Fallon gushed […]
It’s three in the afternoon, and a sandy haired guy in a sweater and jeans sits outside a West Hollywood coffee shop, politely waving his middle finger at a paparazzi. “Are you really going to get some money off these shots?” he says as if the photographer could hear, which he can’t. “Seriously, what is […]