John Oliver vs. the Jimmys: Is It Time to Split Variety Talk Into Two Emmy Categories? (Column)

John Oliver vs. the Jimmys: Is It Time to Split Variety Talk Into Two Emmy Categories? (Column) “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” has been dominating the variety talk series category, winning the Emmy for three consecutive years — and is the favorite to win a fourth. It’s a great show, and ...

Oprah’s Harpo Names Terry Wood as Executive VP to Oversee Apple Content

Oprah’s Harpo Names Terry Wood as Executive VP to Oversee Apple Content Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions has named former Netflix exec Terry Wood as its executive vice president, a newly created role. She will spearhead production of original content for the partnership ...

Terry Wood Joins Harpo Prods. To Oversee Content For Oprah Winfrey’s Apple Deal

Veteran TV executive Terry Wood is reuniting with Oprah Winfrey, joining Winfrey’s Harpo Productions as Evp. In the newly created position, she will oversee production of original content for ...

Oprah Winfrey Enlists Terry Wood to Lead Production for Apple Partnership

Harpo Productions has tapped Terry Wood as executive vice president and will oversee the company’s content partnership with Apple. A veteran of Netflix, CBS Television Syndication and Harpo Studios, ...

‘Mrs. Maisel’ Remains the Comedy Series to Beat, According to the PGAs

We’re hardly two weeks into 2019, and Amazon Studios’ “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is already the clear frontrunner in the Emmys race. For the second year in a row, the Producers Guild Awards named the ...

What’s Next For Sony’s Crackle? It Could Be A Partnership Or A Sale

The venerable Sony Crackle streaming service is looking for a potential joint-venture partner or buyer for its U.S. operations, even as its Latin American service shuts down in April. Crackle said it ...

Bob Einstein’s Filthy ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Joke Made Jerry Seinfeld Genuinely Laugh

Bob Einstein’s Filthy ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Joke Made Jerry Seinfeld Genuinely Laugh One of Bob Einstein’s finest moments among many was arguably the filthiest jokes ever told on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” which sparked a genuine laugh out of Jerry Seinfeld when he first heard it on ...

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 Dies: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Actor Who Created Super Dave Osborne Character Was 76

Bob Einstein Dies: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Actor Who Created Super Dave Osborne Character Was 76 Bob Einstein, a two-time Emmy winner who has recurred on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm since its launch and created the wacky Super Dave Osborne character, died today in Indian Wells, CA. He was 76 and ...

Most Memorable Late-Night TV Moments of 2018

Most Memorable Late-Night TV Moments of 2018 At times it may have felt like late-night talk shows were completely dominated by political talk this year, from biting commentary by way of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” and “The Daily Show ...

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2: Pregnancy, Women Comics, and Censorship

Delia Harrington Dec 10, 2018 In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2, Midge deals with a kind of censorship familiar to generations of female performers. The following contains spoilers for The ...

Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld Host Good+ Foundation's Halloween Bash

Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld Host Good+ Foundation's Halloween Bash Jerry Seinfeld talked comedians, cars, coffee and costumes at his wife's Good+ Foundation's 3rd Annual Halloween Bash Presented by Delta Air Lines and Otter Pops over the weekend. The tenth season of ...

Jerry Seinfeld: Why Louis C.K. Isn’t Making His Comeback in the Right Way

Jerry Seinfeld: Why Louis C.K. Isn’t Making His Comeback in the Right Way Jerry Seinfeld weighed in on Louis C.K.’s stand-up comeback during an interview with The New York Times. Since the end of August, C.K. has popped up at various New York City comedy clubs to perform ...

Steve Mosko Named CEO of Village Roadshow Entertainment

Former Sony Pictures TV Chairman Steve Mosko has been named the chief executive officer of Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (Vreg), the company announced Thursday. Vreg is continuing its ...

Jerry Seinfeld Downsizes from Exotic Cars to Scooters

Jerry Seinfeld Downsizes from Exotic Cars to Scooters We all know Jerry Seinfeld takes his love for cars quite seriously -- and, apparently, he feels the same way about luxury scooters too. Can ya tell? The comic was in NYC Tuesday getting ready to take ...

Netflix Released Record-High 676 Hours of Original Programming in Q3

Netflix flooded its U.S. streaming service with an all-time high tonnage of original TV shows and movies in the third quarter of 2018 – a positive signal that the No. 1 subscription-video service will ...

‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ Trailer: Government Agents Explain the ‘Daily Show’ Alum’s New Netflix Talk Show

‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ Trailer: Government Agents Explain the ‘Daily Show’ Alum’s New Netflix Talk Show “Patriot Act” is a very good title for Hasan Minhaj’s upcoming weekly Netflix talk show. Just in case anyone is confused by what that show actually is, the “Daily Show” alum has brought along some ...

Samantha Bee Unveils New Open for ‘Full Frontal’ and Other Changes

Samantha Bee Unveils New Open for ‘Full Frontal’ and Other Changes Samantha Bee has been tilting at giants for almost three years. Now she’s become one herself. Starting tonight, in a new opening sequence for her satirical program “Full Frontal” on TBS, Bee will be ...

Netflix Cancels Joel McHale, Michelle Wolf Talk Shows

Netflix has decided to cancel a pair of talk shows on Friday: “The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale” and “The Break With Michelle Wolf.” Both shows had finished their respective runs, with “The ...

Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale Talk Shows Canceled by Netflix

Netflix has canceled two of its talk shows, “The Break With Michele Wolf” and “The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale.” The move comes just months into both shows’ runs — with McHale’s haveing ...

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