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Fox's 'The Grinder' cast jokes about the show name, Rob Lowe's handsomeness

Don't get confused: Fox's new comedy "The Grinder" is nothing like the hook-up app of the same name.

John Stamos can't escape 'Full House' comparisons with 'Grandfathered'

John Stamos' "Grandfathered" character is "a swinging dude like George Clooney before he turned against everything he believed in and got married," the show's star said Thursday.

Ryan Murphy talks 'Scream Queens'' 'cartoonish' ways

Horror is a laughing matter in Fox's upcoming anthology series "Scream Queens."

Fox chiefs talk new Lee Daniels soap 'Star,' 'American Idol' farewell

With "American Idol" poised to wave goodbye next year, Fox executives are doubling down on "Empire" hit maker Lee Daniels.

Jon Stewart's talent mill: Eight comedy stars who rose at 'The Daily Show'

Under Jon Stewart, "The Daily Show" has become a major incubator for talent, helping to nurture a new generation of late-night stars and kick-start the careers of major comedic actors. Here's a look at some of the fake correspondents who've gone on to become real showbiz players. Stephen Colbert,...

Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley join cast of 'The Wiz Live!'

NBC announced Emmy-award winner Uzo Aduba and "Glee" star Amber Riley will join the cast of "The Wiz Live!" a musical adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz." 

Watch the first 'Daily Show' with Jon Stewart in 1999

Given all the acclaim Jon Stewart has received during his 16 years at "The Daily Show," it's easy to forget that when he took over for original host Craig Kilborn that he was considered late night's perennial bridesmaid -a comedian who had "made a career out of almost hosting other people's talk...

Nine times Jon Stewart proved he was more than just a comedian

As something more than a comedian yet not quite a journalist, Jon Stewart holds a singular place in American culture. With his final episode of "The Daily Show" approaching, here's a look back at highlights from his 16 years as host of the satirical news show -- definitive moments when he proved his...

Jeff Garlin on more 'Curb' with Larry David: Would love to do it, 'decent' chance it'll happen

Jeff Garlin, like avid "Curb Your Enthusiasm" fans, is hoping for another season of Larry David's HBO comedy.

'Daily Show With Jon Stewart' redefined TV success as a natural fit for social media

Like an android that has achieved human consciousness, Jon Stewart is often discussed as if he were an emerging species, the first of his kind - a comedian who became a political force, an entertainer who often functioned as a journalist.

'Mr. Robinson': If Bootsy Collins could give you detention

Craig Robinson, who played warehouse manager Darryl Philbin on "The Office," now and for the next three weeks has an NBC sitcom of his own. "Mr. Robinson," which debuts Wednesday, will run through its six-episode order two at a time, back to back; and while I can't say whether this scheduling amounts...

Ken Jeong moves to center stage on ABC comedy 'Dr. Ken'

Comedian Ken Jeong used to be a doctor in real life. Now he's playing one on TV.

ABC's 'Wicked City' revisits L.A.'s murder capital past

ABC is returning to L.A.'s sordid past with its new drama "Wicked City," conjuring up serial killers, crooked detectives and the sex-, drugs- and rock-'n'-roll-addled era.

Jon Stewart bashes back at Fox News with a final 'adios'

Jon Stewart may be retiring from nightly TV, but he's still lobbing hand grenades at Fox News.

Love really is dead -- Miss Piggy and Kermit break up

First Ben and Jennifer. Then Gwen and Gavin. And now the biggest breakup of all: Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog are taking a breather.

Hawkman cast in 'Arrow,' 'Flash' and 'Legends of Tomorrow'

Hawkman -- the masked and winged golden-age hero with superhuman strength, sight and speed who wields a magical mace -- will be joining up with the CW's version of the DC universe with "Transcendence" star Falk Hentschel cast as the gruff, no-nonsense warrior. He is set to debut on "Arrow" and...

The real mystery of 'Sherlock' special? The air date

The sleuths behind "Sherlock" still can't deduce the air date of a highly anticipated Victorian special.

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