Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini: Comedy’s New Perfect Pair Get Television Academy Recognition (Column)

Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini: Comedy’s New Perfect Pair Get Television Academy Recognition (Column) Lucy and Ethel. Mary and Rhoda. Laverne and Shirley. Patsy and Edina. Abbi and Ilana. Television comedy has boasted plenty of amazing duos over the years, and now you should add another one to the ...

‘United We Fall’: TV Review

‘United We Fall’: TV Review ABC’s new family sitcom, “United We Fall,” starts from a fairly thin premise: It follows a married couple, their two young children, and one in-law per spouse, as they cope with one another. This is ...

‘Dead to Me’ could deliver the lucky 13th set of co-star nominees in the Best Comedy Actress Emmy category

‘Dead to Me’ could deliver the lucky 13th set of co-star nominees in the Best Comedy Actress Emmy category Last year, Christina Applegate earned a surprise Best Comedy Actress Emmy nomination for her then-new show “Dead to Me,” while her leading lady co-star Linda Cardellini was left out in a cold. But the ...

Saul Turteltaub Dies: Emmy-Nominated Writer For ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ Was 87

Saul Turteltaub Dies: Emmy-Nominated Writer For ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ Was 87 Emmy-nominated comedy writer and producer Saul Turteltaub died on April 9. He was 87 Director John Turteltaub, the youngest son of Saul confirmed that he died of natural causes at his home in Beverly ...

Saul Turteltaub, ‘Sanford and Son’ Writer and Producer, Dies at 87

Saul Turteltaub, ‘Sanford and Son’ Writer and Producer, Dies at 87 Saul Turteltaub, the television writer and producer known for “Sanford and Son,” “What’s Happening!!,” “That Girl” and “The Carol Burnett Show,” has died at the age of 87. His son, “Cool Runnings” ...

Emmy episode analysis: Phylicia Rashad (‘This is Us’) is hoping to win her first trophy for ‘Our Little Island Girl’

Television, film and Broadway star Phylicia Rashad has been a celebrated actress in Hollywood for more than 40 years following her screen debut as Ventita Ray in the 1976 TV series “Delvecchio.” Now, ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ as Springboard: Nantucket Fest Salutes Women of NBC Late-Night Institution

‘Saturday Night Live’ as Springboard: Nantucket Fest Salutes Women of NBC Late-Night Institution When Jane Curtin began her run as an original member of the Not Ready for Primetime Players on the storied first five seasons of “Saturday Night Live,” it was not unheard of for women working on the ...

Kip Niven Dies: ‘Magnum Force’ Rogue Cop & Actor In ‘Alice’, ‘The Waltons’ & Sensurround Films Was 73

Kip Niven Dies: ‘Magnum Force’ Rogue Cop & Actor In ‘Alice’, ‘The Waltons’ & Sensurround Films Was 73 Kip Niven, a veteran character actor whose career ranged from early-’70s TV and the first two Sensurround films to regional theater and starring in 2014’s Jayhawkers, has died. He was 73. Local media ...

What the fudge? ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ just made Emmys history in the shortest of ways

Does size matter? Apparently not where Emmy is concerned. Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” just made history at the 2018 Emmys for tying the shortest season ever nominated for Best Comedy Series. ...

Original 'Saturday Night Live' Star Jane Curtin Opens up About Her Family and Road to Success

The office life wasn't for Jane Curtin. "The lighting is terrible," she quipped to an audience of fellow actors at a recent SAG-AFTRA Foundation Q&A in NYC. "We want to work with people who are a bit ...

Hope's Joke Man Lachman Dies Three Days Before His 90th Birthday

Hope's Joke Man Lachman Dies Three Days Before His 90th Birthday Comedy great Bob Hope's Emmy Award-winning joke writer, Morton Lachman, has died in Los Angeles. The writer/comedian spent two decades laughing with Hope before becoming a TV sitcom producer and ...