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"Big Brother" Canceled In Britain After 11 Seasons

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON — Britain doesn't love "Big Brother" the way it used to. Television station Channel 4 says it is canceling the show that sparked a natio...

Meet My Mom

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

My mom speaks out about turning 60.

Edutainment--Must Educational Entertainment Be an Oxymoron?

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

Must television programming be dominated by reality TV that is mind numbing as hell?

What Do Don Draper and American Food Have In Common?

Zachary Adam Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zachary Adam Cohen

I want lettuce that is dirty from the fields. I want leeks that are sandy; apples that are crisp and occasionally misshapen. I want my eggs fresh, from pastured hens, with a loose feather inside of the box.

Ed Westwick Films 'Gossip Girl' Gay Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Spotted: Chuck Bass sucking face with a dude! It's true! Multiple Gossip Girl insiders confirm to me exclusively that the CW phenom is currently sh...

Kudos to Smart Career Choices: Megan Fox to Host the Season Premiere of SNL

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Here are some quick tips to increase the likelihood that Megan Fox hosting Saturday Night Live will be successful.

Al Franken, Perry Mason, and Health Care: An Unlikely Trilogy

Kristina Brittenham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristina Brittenham

At some point, we probably rooted for the same outcome of the episode, the same ending to the movie. Yet some of us are running this country now, while the rest of us are watching the news, wondering when our elected officials will get their acts together.

WWE Plans Cable Channel

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

World Wrestling Entertainment plans to get into the cable network ownership ring. A WWE representative said plans were still in their infancy, but...

The New York Times is the Paper of Record, Funny.

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Catie Lazarus

Gosh, the New York Times investigative reporter critic Alessandra Stanley has her finger on comedy's pulse.

Megan Fox To Host SNL Season Premiere | By Joanna Sloame | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Saturday night is about to get a whole lot foxier! "Transformers" hottie Megan Fox is slated to host the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" on ...

FLASHBACK: SNL'S "Iran So Far Away" Ahmadinejad Digital Short (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Video flashback! In honor of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, here is the...

Rick Bayless on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

The celebrity chef and "Top Chef Masters" contestant discusses his career and his new restaurant, XOCO.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Won't Forgive, Can't Forget: Oliver Hirschbiegel on Five Minutes of Heaven

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Could it just be coincidence? Could it just be that, by some random alignment of the planets, we have two films about the conflict in Northern Ireland opening on the same weekend?

Dear Julia Child, We Need You!

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

I wonder how the rising popularity of cooking networks and shows about cooking has contributed to the migration of eating away from the home.

10 Life Lessons From Cartoon Characters | PAUL ASAY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Smash! Blam! Kablooie! For some of us of a certain age, those were the soul-soothing sounds of Saturday mornings. We'd snuggle up in our footie PJs a...

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 9

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

What can I say? I wasn't feeling it tonight. "I Will Rise Up" has a few Sucker Punches, but it mostly functions as a placeholder.

Murdoch Pay-For-Content Strategy A Dud

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Francis

Murdoch and others are the King Canutes of the business world, trying to hold back the tides.

'St. Elmo's Fire' TV Series Will Air On ABC | Issie Lapowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ABC is heating up with "St. Elmo's Fire," the upcoming series based on the Brat Pack movie of the same name. According to, th...

Health Care Ad Wars: More Than $57 Million Spent In Last 6 Months | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By the time President Obama left Montana on Saturday, the Bozeman media market had been saturated with an advertisement opposing his health care plan ...

Rush Limbaugh And Karl Rove To Appear In Family Guy

The Guardian | Leigh Holmwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

American right-wing talk-show host Rush Limbaugh and former president George Bush's strategist Karl Rove are to play themselves in a forthcoming episo...

Tony Danza's Teacher Reality Show May Shoot In Philly Schools

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — Following stints as a sitcom star, talk show host and Broadway leading man, Tony Danza is going back to school – to teach. ...

Hollywood, the Internet and the Poor: No Disconnect Necessary

Robert Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Townsend

Today, the entertainment industry is largely overlooking the most powerful distribution vehicle available: the Internet.

Seth MacFarlane: Baby Stewie From 'Family Guy' Is Gay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane is finally spilling the secrets of "Family Guy" -- including the fact that, yes, baby Stewie is gay. "We had an episode that went al...

Handicapping Project Runway Season 6

Una LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Una LaMarche

I studied the videos of the Season 6 Project Runway contestants and handicapped their chances. There's a ridiculous amount online if you want to watch, but I already did, so you don't have to.

Jon Hamm's Grandmother Doesn't Like 'Mad Men'

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Mad Men's Jon Hamm visited Conan Tuesday night and talked about his cameo on 30 Rock, when he played Liz Lemon's boyfriend who is so terribly handsome...