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‘Cosby Show’ Producers Comment on Bill Cosby Assault Claims

Tom Werner and Marcy Carsey, producers who worked on “The Cosby Show,” broke their silence on the allegations of sexual assault that are dogging Bill Cosby.

Serial Podcast Appeals to Fans for Funds

The hit podcast “Serial” has offered its fans a plea deal: Give us money, and we’ll give you another season.

AMC Sets ‘Better Call Saul’ Premiere Date

AMC announced the premiere date for the coming series "Better Call Saul" and released a teaser clip.

Jeremy Loops Finds Room for Growth in ‘Skinny Blues’ (Exclusive Video)

South African singer Jeremy Loops premieres his video for "Skinny Blues" on Speakeasy.

‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Star Aja Naomi King Explains the Nuances of Disposing of a Dead Body

On ABC's debut season of "How to Get Away With Murder," we've learned a lot about Viola Davis's character Annalise Keating and her no-good, two-timing husband Sam Keating (Tom Verica), who we know does get murdered. But the show is slow in spilling details on the law students who are actually seen committing the show's titular crime. Show More Summary

John Cameron Mitchell Returns to ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’

The creator of “Hedwig" will reprise the role he turned into a world-wide hit this winter at Broadway’s Belasco Theatre, where “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” has been running since April.

Watch 5 Hilarious Mike Nichols and Elaine May Sketches

With the director's passing, revisit the comedy duo from the late '50s/early '60s.

At National Book Awards, Ursula Le Guin, Phil Klay Bring Hushed Silence

There were two very different silences: an awkward quiet as author Ursula K. Le Guin issued a scathing critique of the publishing industry, and a reverent hush as Iraq war veteran Phil Klay described how he came to write his story collection.

Mike Nichols, Giant of Stage, Screen and Comedy, Dies at 83

Director Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday at age 83, leaves behind a major impact on film, but his work began in theater and comedy, rooting him in the world of the stage.

Read an Excerpt From ’400 Things Cops Know’

A book written by a San Francisco police sergeant has managed to capture the attention of top crime writers—a feat for an obscure title that has sold fewer than 2,500 copies. Read an excerpt from "400 Things Cops Know," by Adam Plantinga.

Can Katniss Everdeen and ‘The Hunger Games’ Save the 2014 Box Office?

The release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” should give the film industry a much-needed jolt when it hits theaters on Friday.

Bill Cosby Video Surfaces Showing Demands to Cut Rape-Allegation Questions

With more rape accusations surfacing against longtime comic and actor Bill Cosby, the future the funnyman's career seems precarious. After confirming with Netflix yesterday that Cosby's upcoming Thanksgiving stand-up special "Cosby 77"...Show More Summary

Mike Nichols, Oscar, Grammy and Emmy-Winning Director, Dead at 83

The Oscar, Grammy and Emmy-Award winning director Mike Nichols is dead at 83.

Watch The Roots Make 1995 TV Debut on ‘The Jon Stewart Show’

Watch Jimmy Fallon's house ban the Roots perform during their television debut in 1995 with a pre-"Daily Show" Jon Stewart.

Netflix Picks Up Fourth Season of ‘Longmire’ Following A&E Cancellation

Netflix rode in on a white horse and rescued the TV series “Longmire” from cancellation.

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