When Johnny Carson signed off from The Tonight Show in 1992, his reign as the King of Late Night was celebrated with an Emmy win for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series. Granted, the competition that year was sparse: Fox's sketch-comedy show In Living Color and NBC's Late Night with David Letterman were the only others nominated.
This year, as newly retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno attempts to secure one final nomination in the category now known as...
John Oliver is moving on up!
Just a few months after successfully taking over for Jon Stewart as the host of The Daily Show, the comedian is getting his chance to shine again as the host of a new weekly comedy show on...
Evil casts a long shadow over BBC America's promising new thriller Ripper Street (Saturday, 9/8c). Set amid the grimy slums of London's Whitechapel district in the immediate wake of Jack the Ripper's reign of slaughter, this absorbing 19th-century procedural depicts police work complicated by widespread public panic that each new murder might herald the return of the phantom fiend.
Bill Maher has landed a familiar Good Wife role.
The Real Time with Bill Maher host will play...
Real Time with Bill Maher has been renewed for two more seasons, HBO announced on Tuesday.
"Bill Maher's irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times," HBO president Michael Lombardo said in a statement. "I'm delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum for his original and thoughtful humor."