Mort Pfefferman's entire life has been an identity crisis. A divorced dad of three grown, though not always grown-up, children, melancholy Mort is truly at ease only when in the heretofore secret guise of his feminine alter ego, Maura. In a flashback from 20 years earlier, Maura laments, "No one's ever seen me except me" — a situation that's about to change as the funky younger Pfeffermans slowly get to know the truth about their trans parent in Amazon's Transparent (get it?), creator Jill Soloway's deeply felt, intensely human comedy. This series (available on Amazon Instant Prime starting Friday) should do for Amazon, reputation-wise, what House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black achieved for Netflix. It's at least their equal, with the feel and tone of...
Homer Simpson, Peter Griffin
Fox has finally scheduled the crossover between the late Comedy Central animated comedy, which wrapped its seven-season run in Sept. 2013, and The Simpsons. The special episode will air this November. The crossover between ...
Jimmy Kimmel, Bea Arthur painting by John Currin
Jimmy Kimmel is a notorious prankster, but it turns out his biggest one yet was only an accident.
Contrary to reports, it turns out the comedian was only joking about purchasing the nearly $2 million nude Bea Arthur portrait.
Apparently Jimmy Kimmel is a very generous friend.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D
ABC released previews for its new shows on Tuesday, including Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Rebel Wilson's new comedy Super Fun Night and an extended peek at the highly anticipated Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Matt Lauer, Al Roker
Our top moments of the week:
14. Mr. Wrong Award: Never go out again with a guy who sleeps with you and then goes MIA for three months. Maura never gets that memo on Rizzoli & Isles, as her on-again beau Dennis (guest star Eddie Cibrian) turns out to be the serial killer that Jane has been tracking. As police burst into his home, interrupting their "date," Dennis takes Maura hostage and explains that she ...
Jane Lynch, Jeffrey Ross and Wayne Brady were among the comedians who came out swinging for Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne Barr, mercilessly mocking the former sitcom star for everything from her history of being sexually abused to, of course, her weight.
Even Barr's ex-husband, Tom Arnold, made an appearance at the roast, which premiered Sunday. It was reportedly the first time they had been in the same room in 17 years.
Jeffrey Ross took his jokes a tad too far while hosting Comedy Central's roast of Roseanne Barr.
Prior to the taping, Ross walked the red carpet dressed as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. He was joined by two young boys wearing...
TBS announced five new series currently in development Wednesday, including two comedies executive-produced by Conan O'Brien, along with a Norm MacDonald talk show.
Comedy Central has ordered a new series calledThe Burn, starring comedian Jeffrey Ross, the network announced Wednesday.
You probably know Ross as the ruthless leader of Comedy Central's infamous celebrity roasts, but now the so-called Roastmaster General is expanding his scope.