Top 20 greatest Christmas TV episodes, ranked worst to best

It’s a Christmas tradition for almost every great television series to end the calendar year with a Christmas episode. When done right, this segment can become a classic that brings joy to the holiday ...

WGA Awards to Honor Comedy Writers Merrill Markoe and Paula Pell

WGA Awards to Honor Comedy Writers Merrill Markoe and Paula Pell The Writers Guild of America will honor TV comedy veterans Merrill Markoe and Paula Pell at the 2020 WGA Awards in February. Merrill Markoe, an Emmy-winning writer on Late Night With David Letterman, ...

Former ‘Letterman’ Head Writer Merrill Markoe to Receive Writers Guild Honor

Former ‘Letterman’ Head Writer Merrill Markoe to Receive Writers Guild Honor Merrill Markoe, longtime head writer at “Late Night With David Letterman,” will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement. She will ...

Longtime Letterman Head Writer Merrill Markoe To Receive WGA West’s Highest TV Writing Honor – The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award

Longtime Letterman Head Writer Merrill Markoe To Receive WGA West’s Highest TV Writing Honor – The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award Merrill Markoe, the multple-Emmy-winning former head writer of Late Night with David Letterman, will receive the WGA West’s 2020 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement. Named ...

‘Extended Family’ Comedy Series From Eddie Gorodetsky in Development at CBS

‘Extended Family’ Comedy Series From Eddie Gorodetsky in Development at CBS Eddie Gorodetsky, a producer and writer who has long worked closely with Chuck Lorre, is striking out on his own with a multi-camera comedy series in the works at CBS. “Extended Family” is described ...

David Letterman Apologizes to Comedy Writer Who Accused Him of Sexual Favoritism 10 Years Ago

David Letterman Apologizes to Comedy Writer Who Accused Him of Sexual Favoritism 10 Years Ago Ten years after a former Late Night With David Letterman writer wrote a story excoriating the host for his treatment of women on the show, David Letterman has apologized to the writer and other women ...

Skeleton on Hiding ‘Masked Singer’ Identity From Their Bff (Who You *Thought* Was Skeleton)

Skeleton on Hiding ‘Masked Singer’ Identity From Their Bff (Who You *Thought* Was Skeleton) (Warning: This post contains spoilers for Wednesday’s episode of “The Masked Singer.”) The identity of the dapper Skeleton on Fox’s “The Masked Singer” was revealed Wednesday night — and no, it ...

'King of Camp and Confetti' comedy host Rip Taylor no more

Rip Taylor, one of Televisions most flamboyant personalities known as "The Crying Comedian" and "The King of Camp and Confetti" has passed away. He was 84. Taylor died on Sunday in Beverly Hills, ...

Rip Taylor, ‘King of Camp and Confetti’ Comedy Host, Dies at 84

Rip Taylor, ‘King of Camp and Confetti’ Comedy Host, Dies at 84 Rip Taylor, one of Television’s most flamboyant personalities known as “The Crying Comedian” and “The King of Camp and Confetti,” died Sunday in Beverly Hills, publicist Harlan Boll confirmed. He was ...

Comedy Central Inks First-Look Animation Deal With Donick Cary

Comedy Central has signed a first-look animation producing deal with Donick Cary, best known for his work as a former head writer for “The Late Show with David Letterman” and co-executive producer of ...

Watch Michael Keaton Drop a Big Batman Spoiler in This Old Interview with David Letterman

This past weekend marked the 30th anniversary of the release of the 1989 Tim Burton film Batman. A little known fact is that the star of the film, Michael Keaton, actually went on Late Night With ...

Watch Michael Keaton Spoil Tim Burton's Batman on TV Night Before Premiere

Watch Michael Keaton Spoil Tim Burton's Batman on TV Night Before Premiere Tim Burton's Batman was a big deal when it hit theaters in the summer of 1989. It's still a big deal to this day, having set the wheels in motion for what a comic book adaptation could be on the big ...

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — David Letterman ('My Next Guest Needs No Introduction')

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — David Letterman ('My Next Guest Needs No Introduction') "It's like you're thrown out of a speeding truck," David Letterman, the stand-up and late-night comedy legend, says as we sit down at the Bedford Post Inn in Bedford, New York, about an hour outside ...

Film News: Patrick McDonald Hosts ‘Bathtubs Over Broadway' for Ahfs on May 13, 2019

Chicago – How does one man rediscover and revive an art form? This question is answered in the magnificent “Bathtubs Over Broadway,” a 2018 documentary about the quest of comedy writer Steve Young, as ...

Flashback: Rodney Crowell Sings ‘She’s Crazy for Leavin” Inside an Airport

On April 8th, 1988, Columbia Records released Rodney Crowell’s breakthrough album, Diamonds & Dirt. Having released his debut LP Ain’t Living Long Like This a full decade earlier for Warner Bros., the ...

David Horowitz Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Fight Back!’ Host Who Was Held Hostage On Live TV Was 81

David Horowitz Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Fight Back!’ Host Who Was Held Hostage On Live TV Was 81 David Horowitz, the News Emmy-winning reporter and longtime consumer advocate who was involved in one of the most infamous live-tv events in Los Angeles history, has died. He was 81. A family ...

Film Review: ‘Bathtubs Over Broadway’ Revives a Forgotten Art Form

Chicago – There are cultural heroes, and then there is comedy writer Steve Young. Through sheer happenstance, he began a journey that ended up with a rediscovery of an art form that without Young’s ...

Veteran Comedian Bob Einstein of Curb Your Enthusiasm Dies at 76

Tony Sokol Jan 2, 2019 Bob Einstein, Curb Your Enthusiam's Marty Funkhouser and Albert Brooks' older brother, was part of TV comedy history. Comedy veteran Bob Einstein, who wrote for the ...

Bob Einstein, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘Super Dave’ Actor, Dead at 76

Bob Einstein, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘Super Dave’ Actor, Dead at 76 Bob Einstein, the gravelly-voiced actor best known for playing Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Marty Funkhouser and the spirited stuntman Super Dave Osborne, died Wednesday at the age of 76. New York Daily ...

Bob Einstein, Super Dave Osborne Actor, Dies at 76

Bob Einstein, Super Dave Osborne Actor, Dies at 76 Bob Einstein, the actor best known for his Super Dave Osborne character, has died at the age of 76, TheWrap has learned. Einstein’s brother, actor and comedian Albert Brooks, also confirmed the news ...

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