Holy "Schmidt"! That last name has become a go-to for TV and film writers looking to give their characters a memorable moniker.
Netflix made headlines last week when it picked up two seasons of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the sitcom starring Ellie Kemper as a former cult member navigating the big city. NBC was originally set to launch the new comedy, from 30 Rock exec producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, but the Netflix deal was too good to pass up (and saved NBC the expense of trying to launch the new show in this sitcom-challenged era).read more
In Anjelica Huston's new memoir Watch Me, the Academy Award-winning actress claims her former boyfriend, actor Ryan O'Neal, once assaulted her during a party in the 1970s.read more
A jury found mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger guilty on 31 of 32 counts, including his involvement in 11 murders, CNN reports.
The guilty verdicts in the federal racketeering trial could result in a sentence of up to life in prison. Bulger, 83, could die in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 13.
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The jury, which deliberated for...read more