Tina Fey returns to her Chicago improv roots for SNL's Chicago Improv (a Dick Wolf production)

On last night’s underwhelming Saturday Night Live season finale, former SNL head writer/star/Weekend Update anchor Tina Fey gave the people what they wanted to see, stepping back into the Alaskan accent and pageant hair of former Vice Presidential candidate and current Bass Pro Shop shill Sarah Palin. (If you wanted…

Anonymous actress accuses Luc Besson of sexual assault

Variety reports that an anonymous actress has accused director Luc Besson of committing a “violent sexual assault” against her. The actress—who’s asked that her name not be revealed to the press—has apparently worked with the Valerian and Lucy director on at least two occasions. Earlier today, Variety confirmed with…

Get Involved, Internet: Fund a documentary about "Log Lady" Catherine E. Coulson

Although she acted for many years, on both stage and screen, Catherine E. Coulson—who died in 2015, just days after filming her final scenes for the revived Twin Peaks— was best known for her association with director David Lynch. The two met on the set of Lynch’s first film, Eraserhead, where Coulson—then married to…

Suits star Meghan Markle signs on for long-running, incredibly expensive reality series

Actress Meghan Markle—best known to American audiences for the seven seasons she spent on USA’s Suits—signed a contract this week to join one of the planet’s longest-running reality shows, making a public appearance today affirming her commitment to a co-starring role in The British Royal Family. Unlike most reality…

Let Terry Crews cheerfully yell you through all 5 seasons of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Brooklyn Nine-Nine made extensive headlines last week with its sudden sitcom Lazarus act, moving from “beloved fifth-season comedy series” to “unjustly canceled martyr” to “proud member of the NBC fall line-up” in the span of just 24 hours. But where does this sudden burst of Nine-Nine interest leave everybody who’s…

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On another day of gun horrors, Wyatt Cenac and Jimmy Kimmel look for sense in different places

On his show, Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas, the comedian and former Daily Show correspondent has dedicated himself to an entire season of trying to truly understand America’s gun problem. Like Cenac himself, the series is wry, thoughtful, and rational, as well as deeply pissed off, with Friday’s installment looking at…

Ghostface Killah, KRS-One, and more to play Harlem's Paradise in Luke Cage season 2

Among other things, Marvel’s Luke Cage was notable for its excellent soundtrack, both in and out of universe. Beyond the songs that simply appeared in the show—including an original score by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest—the show’s first season also featured numerous appearances from…