The Top Ten Funny Ladies of the Movies

The recent box office success of The Boss firmly establishes Melissa McCarthy as the current queen of movie comedies (Amy Schumer could be a new contender after an impressive debut last Summer with ...

It’s Not TV: HBO, The Company That Changed Television: The Wasteland

The Wasteland: Television is a gold goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar. Lee Loevinger When people argue over the quality of ...

Wamg At The Monsters University Press Day With Billy Crystal And John Goodman

A few weeks ago, Wamg attended a special press conference for Disney•Pixar’s frighteningly fun “Monsters Univerity,” featuring Billy Crystal and John Goodman. The pair have an incredible chemistry, ...

Mike Gold: Stupid Decisions

Last week my colleague Ms. Thomases and I were sharing a movie experience at a Manhattan multi-mega-complex. Running the gauntlet of promotional material we passed the familiar poster advertising the ...

R.I.P. Dann Cahn

Dann Cahn, a pioneer of the three-camera method of filming and editing TV sitcoms, has died. Cahn also was the last surviving member of the original creative team behind the landmark series I Love ...

William Asher, Director of Classic TV Shows Including 'I Love Lucy' and 'Bewitched,' Dies at 90 (Report)

William Asher, Director of Classic TV Shows Including 'I Love Lucy' and 'Bewitched,' Dies at 90 (Report) William Asher, who directed episodes of such classic TV shows as I Love Lucy and Bewitched, died Monday at a board and care facility in Palm Desert, Calif., according to the Desert Sun. He was 90. ...

R.I.P. William Asher

William Asher, the prolific writer-director of such groundbreaking TV sitcoms as I Love Lucy, Bewitched, Gidget and Our Miss Brooks, died today in Palm Springs, according to local reports. He was 90. ...

John Rich, Emmy Award Winning Director of TV's 'All in the Family,' Dies at 86

John Rich, a prolific television comedy director and a key figure in the history of the Directors Guild of America, died of heart failure Sunday morning in Los Angeles. He was 86. Rich, who began his ...

Actor Richard Crenna Dies at Age 76

Actor Richard Crenna, the Emmy Award-winning television actor who also made a name for himself in movies as Sylvester Stallone's commanding officer in the Rambo films, died Friday of pancreatic cancer ...