12 items from 2017
The Bob Newhart Show premiered on CBS on September 16, 1972, starring Newhart as psychologist Dr. Robert Hartley, with Suzanne Pleshette playing his wife, Emily Hartley. It ran for six seasons, and ended on April 1, 1978, with its 142nd episode. Bill Daily, Peter Bonerz, and Marcia Wallace also starred. The CBS sitcom also featured a large recurring cast, including Jack Riley, Tom Poston, and Howard Hesseman. To commemorate The Bob Newhart Show's 45th anniversary, the Television Academy threw a celebration Tuesday night, at the Wolf Theatre in North Hollywood, hosted by Conan O'Brien and featuring Newhart, himself. Check out the photos at the end of this »
12:08 Pm Pt -- The Press Secretary has just released a statement, saying, "Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White House Communications Director. Mr. Scaramucci felt it was best to give Chief of Staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own team. We wish him all the best." That's a wrap for Anthony Scaramucci -- he's officially out as White House Communications Director after only 10 days on the job. »
- TMZ Staff
While at Comic-Con for a week of themed shows, Conan O'Brien recruited some famous friends in an attempt to cast the role of a teen Dumbledore.
Patton Oswalt, Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany, Parks and Recreation alums Nick Offerman and Aubrey Plaza and more all attempted to portray a young version of the beloved character first made famous by J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books.
Jude Law has been tapped to play a young Dumbledore in the upcoming sequel to 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Rowling, who is penning the script for the film, has teased that Law's character »
- Lauren Huff
"Why the hell are you here tonight?" O'Brien asked Firth, whose character was killed in the first movie but according to the new film's trailer, appears »
- Jennifer Konerman
The show started with a Wonder Woman-themed opening sequence that saw O'Brien and Andy Richter road trip down to Comic-Con, and the host (after being kicked out of the car) flew and crash-landed on Themyscira. The warrior women were unimpressed.
Smith described the movie as having "the energy of »
- Jennifer Konerman
Conan O'Brien joked that there is a Trump-Russia scandal movie coming and TBS has already cast the "actors" for the film.
"Eric Trump will be played by Draco Malfoy," said O'Brien, laughing the hardest at the casting of the Harry Potter character. "You'll get yours, Potter," he joked.
The entire Trump family — except for Tiffany and Barron — received look-alikes. The man currently at the center of the controversy, Donald Trump Jr., will be played by "this punching dummy you see at any gym." Jared Kushner is represented by Hillary Swank's character in Boys Don't Cry, while Ivanka Trump »
- Lorena O'Neil
CNN isn't done laughing. This week, the network announced they've renewed The History of Comedy for a second season.The docuseries "examines what makes people laugh and how comedy has affected the social and political landscape throughout history." The new season will feature interviews with comedians and stars like Norman Lear, Carol Burnett, Larry David, Betty White, Judd Apatow, Sarah Silverman, Senator Al Franken, Margaret Cho, Samantha Bee, Jimmy Kimmel, Kathy Griffin, George Lopez, Keegan-Michael Key, Conan O'Brien, Patton Oswalt, and Dick Cavett.Read More… »
Get ready for Wonder Woman 2!
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While Warner Bros. has not yet confirmed whether Jenkins will direct the sequel, Et's source reveals that she is helping to work on the film's script, which is set to take »
O'Brien recapped Trump's interview, in which he said Andrew Jackson could have prevented the Civil War, even though Jackson died 16 years before the war began.
"Why was there the Civil War? Why could that one not have worked out?" Trump asked in a radio interview. O'Brien joked that Trump doubled down by creating a documentary about the war, and O'Brien played the fake film for his audience.
"The year was either 1975 »
- THR Staff
"This guy single-handedly ruined the word 'Motherfucker,'" Ryan Reynolds' protection agent character says about Samuel L. Jackson's hitman character in a new trailer for Lionsgate's The Hitman's Bodyguard. Judging from the clip, the meta statement alluding to Jackson's infamous Mf-wielding status hints at a film that likely pokes fun at itself while delivering action-packed scenes.
The plot involves a "Triple A-rated executive protection agent" (Reynolds) being assigned the task of guarding a notorious hitman (Jackson). The pair clearly dislike each other. While sitting in a car, the hitman threatens, »
Before we found out who the victim is on Big Little Lies, we found out that Ed is a seriously talented singer. The finale aired on Sunday night and included several performances by Elvis-impersonating parents. The covers are a great addition to the already-packed soundtrack, but while Zoë Kravitz really sang her part, Adam Scott had a vocal stand-in. During an interview with Conan O'Brien, Scott admitted that he took singing lessons for weeks, but in the end, his voice just wasn't strong enough for the number. The director, Jean-Marc Vallée, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about his choice to bring in a ringer, saying that both Scott and James Tupper, who plays Nathan, "have the worst voices ever." Harsh! "I wanted this to be emotional and beautiful so I asked Conor O'Brien, the lead singer of the Irish band the Villagers, to be Adam Scott's voice," Vallée said. »
- Maggie Pehanick
The main voice cast for The Lego Batman Movie was announced long ago, but as with any animated feature, there were bound to be more than a handful of surprises being kept under wraps until the film's theatrical release and today, with the film just one week away, we've learned who else will be providing their voice to the upcoming Batman movie. The cast is headlined by Will Arnett as Bruce Wayne/Batman, followed by Zach Galifianakis as The Joker, Michael Cera as Dick Grayson/Robin, Rosario Dawson as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl, Ralph Fiennes as Alfred Pennyworth, Mariah Carey as Mayor McCaskill, Jenny Slate as Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn, Billy Dee Williams as Harvey Dent/Two-Face, and Héctor Elizondo as Commissioner James Gordon. As for the rest of the supporting cast, Collider reports that Conan O'Brien is voicing Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Jason Mantzoukas is voicing Dr. Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow, »
12 items from 2017
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