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  1. ‘Marry Me’ Premiere Instant Reaction: Can David Caspe...

    Amos Barshad

    Last May, after three sparkling seasons, ABC canceled Happy Endings. And upon hearing the news, a nation -- like, a fairly small one; like, Burundi -- wept. Happy Endings was a rare thing: a post-Friends ensemble network comedy that provided the comf...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  2. Sarah Silverman Comes Home to ‘SNL’

    Amos Barshad

    Last week's SNL premiere had all the baked-in drama one would expect from an offseason of upheaval, mixed up with the inherent giddiness of the first day of school. It also had some great bits, and at least one standout performance from a d...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  3. Garf Comes Alive: The Imminent Stand-up Stardom of Jerrod Carmich...

    Amos Barshad

    "I want that Sinatra type of fame," says Jerrod Carmichael, gangly and beaming. "It's not the 'Whoever's the hot pop star at the moment' fame. It's the 'Walk in...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  4. David Fincher Pulls a Soderbergh, Will Direct the Whole Season of...

    Amos Barshad

    In an interview last week about Gone Girl, David Fincher casually let it slip that he's coming back to TV, and in a major way. While his name was heavily associated with the selling of Netflix's now-beloved House of Cards, he knocked out on...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  5. Dreaming of Jollywood

    Amos Barshad

    In the first week of July, I went to Israel to write about a TV show. On June 12, one month before I landed, three teenagers - 16-year-olds Naftali Fraenkel and Gilad Shaer, and 19-year-old Eyal Yifrah - were abd...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  6. ‘SNL’ 40th Season Premiere: Pratt’s First Time,...

    Amos Barshad

    On Friday, a day before SNL's 40th anniversary premiere, James Franco's documentary Saturday Night hit Hulu Plus. Originally conceived as an NYU film school assignment - a seven-minute observational short on Bill Hader -...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  7. And the Only New ‘SNL’ Featured Player This Season Is...

    Amos Barshad

    ...; New York stand-up Pete Davidson! Originally from Staten Island, Davidson is just 20 years old; that'd be one year older than Eddie Murphy when he made his debut, and two years younger than Jimmy Fallon at first curtain. Says De...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  8. ‘Weekend Update’ Desk Shake-Up: Cecily Strong Out, Mi...

    Amos Barshad

    Even when making the most benign, predictable moves, Saturday Night Live can't escape scrutiny. (Considering we just got done doing this, that's probably not something we need to point out to you too strenuously.) But when the move&amp...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  9. The Replacements, Perfectly Imperfect, Return to 30 Rock to Play ...

    Amos Barshad

    The Replacements' reunion tour has hit the "late-night TV circuit" stage, which is also the "so is this like a full-on thing now?" stage, which comes just before the "everyone ask these dudes if they're gonna make n...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  10. It's Official: That James Corden Guy Is Replacing Craig Ferg...

    Amos Barshad

    Hey, congrats, James Corden: You just got yourself a fancy new gig! The rumors were first reported way back on August 5 that Corden would be taking over for Craig Ferguson in CBS's 12:30 a.m. talk-show slot. Now, weeks later, we hav...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  11. Q&A: 'Project Greenlight' Legend Chris Moore on Shi...

    Amos Barshad

    On September 6, Starz's new reality show The Chair brings Chris Moore back into our lives. We first got to know him on Project Greenlight, the ahead-of-its-time HBO/Bravo reality show in which Moore -- plus his pals Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (t...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  12. Quentin Tarantino Was a PA on Dolph Lundgren's Exercise Tape...

    Amos Barshad

    Tonight on El Rey, on the new episode of The Director's Chair, Quentin Tarantino is interviewed at length by his pal and collaborator Robert Rodriguez, and we learn some nuances of the man's craft. This is only Volume 1 of the intervie...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  13. ‘Big Bang Theory’ Cast Stays Together, Gets Super &ls...

    Amos Barshad

    For a nation that so reveres the underdog, the U.S. sure does have a checkered history with organized labor: time and again, the union -- that stolid icon of blue-collar grit, unflinching resiliency, and the unparalleled virtue contained within an ho...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  14. Allison 'Marnie' Williams Is Not the Peter Pan We Need,...

    Amos Barshad

    In a move seemingly engineered specifically to anger/frighten/delight/anhedonize Twitter, NBC has cast Allison Williams ... as ... PETER PAN ... in its musical Peter Pan Live. What? What? What? No, but ... what? As you may recall from our world-sp...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  15. Congratulations, Brooks Wheelan, Your Flourishing Post-‘SNL...

    Amos Barshad

    Last night, Brooks Wheelan - the tall, handsome fella you might have seen hanging out around Studio 8H last year - tweeted this: It wasn't totally a surprise: From the beginning, the HOT GOSSIP on the come...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  16. Death or Glory: The Diverging Post-‘Lost’ Careers of ...

    Amos Barshad

    Checking in now, just more than four years since the Lost finale aired to a swirling storm of long knives, we find that neither of our principal players has sullenly and silently retreated into a money-padded underground bunker of insular go...

    Blog | July 15, 2014