The Thick of It
Timing is everything. Which may help explain why, after a nearly three-year delay, BBC America is finally importing the third season (from 2009) of the blistering political satire The Thick of It to its "Ministry of Laughs" weekend franchise (Saturday, midnight/11c) — on the heels of HBO's launch of Veep, which springs from the same demented imagination of dark farceur Armando Iannucci.
Thick set the tone of deeply cynical, bitterly vicious, and scaldingly profane high-office shenanigans that Veep is adapting with some success.
Spider-Man, the Hulk and Iron Man are among the most colorful comic-book characters, but they've got nothing on the man who created them. Pop-culture icon Stan Lee — an old-school showman with endless enthusiasm who pioneered the concept of making superheroes more human and relatable — has never shied away from the spotlight. That said...
One of the world's most popular superheroes, Spider-Man has starred in at least half a dozen cartoon series (and one live-action show) over the last 45 years. The latest version, Disney XD's Ultimate Spider Man, premieres Sunday and puts a new spin on the famed webslinger by placing him in a universe with other Marvel Comics characters.
White Collar star Tim DeKay is (temporarily) transferring from the FBI to the CIA for a guest appearance on Chuck, Entertainment Weekly reports.
DeKay, who plays FBI Agent Peter Burke on the USA series, will appear in the eighth episode of Chuck as Kieran Ryker, Sarah's stoic former CIA handler who makes her...
Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee will swing into Chuck this coming season, HitFix.com reports.
Lee, 88, will guest-star in the...
As the original Star Trek series celebrates its 45th anniversary today, Science Channel has given an airdate to its upcoming documentary Trek Nation.
The film, produced by Rod Roddenberry Jr., the son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, will run Wednesday, Nov. 30 on Science.
Science Channel is boldly going where it hasn't before, partnering with Rod Roddenberry Jr., the son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, to produce and air the documentary Trek Nation.
Timed to the 45th anniversary of the original Star Trek, the feature-length special will follow Roddenberry Jr. as he goes on a journey to learn more about his father, while documenting the continued celebration of the show (and its many spinoffs) by fans...
In the wake of revelations that Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child out of wedlock more than a decade ago, the actor has officially put his movie career on hold, The Associated Press reports.
Schwarzenegger's office said the former Governor of California has asked his talent agency to put all of his upcoming projects on hold until further notice, according to a statement obtained by the AP.
Report: Maria Shriver hires divorce attorney
"Gov. Schwarzenegger is focusing on...
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have separated after 25 years of marriage, The Los Angeles Times reports.
Shriver, 55, moved out of their Brentwood, Calif. mansion and has been living apart from the Terminator actor for a...
Arnold Schwarzenegger is turning his nickname into his next career move as the cartoon superhero called the Governator.
"When I ran for governor back in 2003 and I started hearing people talking about 'the Governator,' I thought the word was so cool," Schwarzenegger tells Entertainment Weekly.
Being developed by Spiderman co-creator Stan Lee, the Governator will be a semi-fictional character based on the body-builder turned actor turned politician.