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Inside NBC's Golden Age

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.07.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- After being fired as NBC entertainment president toward the end of the "must see TV" period in 1998, Warren Littlefield packed photos, pap...

'30 Rock' & A Brief History Of Shows Going Live

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- In a move to inject new life into its kookiness, "30 Rock" is going live this week. It will be the second such outing for the NBC comedy,...

Favorite Songs From Memorable TV Moments

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

Of course, viewers' love of a TV show stems from the stories and characters; but there's no denying the important role music plays in a scene. "Gre...

TV Shows That Last Too Long

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

After eight seasons, "House" is coming to an end. It was announced this week that this current season will be the last. "A true original, on the pa...

George Clooney Flubs His Lines Big Time

Posted 01.18.2012 | Entertainment

George Clooney, already an Oscar-winner, won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama on Sunday night. He's now one of the biggest movie stars in th...

Stage Brothers -- Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer in Stick Fly

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 02.13.2012 | Black Voices
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Stick Fly opened last week on Broadway -- produced by Alicia Keys, written by Lydia Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon -- to positively mixed reviews. I interviewed both Dule Hill and Mekhi Phifer about their collaboration, the message of the play and what's next.

WATCH: Zombie ER?

Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

If you're in the mood to watch a medical drama or a musical today, but still want to stay in the Halloween spirit, you're in luck. Cult Comedy Picture...

'ER' Alum Headed For The Skies

ew.com | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment

A face familiar to ER fans has landed on ABC's Pan Am. Goran Visnjic has been cast in a four-episode arc on the upcoming 1960s-set airline drama. The...

ER Crisis: Think, Plan, Act to Get Best Emergency Care in Urgent Situations

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 08.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

What's ailing our ERs? Simply put, they wrongly have become the venue of last resort for too many people for medical treatment. For many of us, there are better options, including urgent care or even retail clinics.

Three Emergency Room Myths Debunked

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

An alarming new study found that almost one-third of emergency departments have closed in the last two decades. This is particularly troubling when you consider that ER visits are on the rise.

William H. Macy Goes for Broke (and Drunk) in Showtime's Shameless

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

William H. Macy has a voice that could sell needles to a porcupine. He can say the word "Golly" and have it be rife with unspoken meaning and depth.

When There's No Clock to Punch: Writer-Director John Wells on The Company Men

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

For a film that deals with misfortune and a cast that includes four Oscar-winners -- Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper and Kevin Costner -- John Wells has a surprising amount of luck.

Emmy Rossum Revels in Being Shameless

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Emmy Rossum is beautiful and sexy enough to rest on her laurels, but her talent and drive are having none of that.

"Off the Map" Is Off the Mark

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MP Nunan

I've got a litmus test for whether a film or television show focusing on aid-workers, journalists or policy wonks is going to be a worthy representati...

HuffPost Review: The Company Men

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

John Wells' The Company Men is a solid if predictable story of the lives of the suddenly unemployed. If you've invested your time and identity into your job, who are you when that job is taken away from you?

From Sex and the City to 30 Rock: Turning Carrie-s Into Lemon-ade

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Meredith C. Carroll

Liz Lemon is like a modern-day, less-toxic Carrie Bradshaw. She is mostly pitied by her friends and co-workers, but she has enough self-awareness to take action and go after what works for her.

Monday Will Never Be The Same: Conversations With Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik, David Gray and Josiah Leming

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Goo Goo Doll's John Rzeznik's has some advice for up-and-coming acts: "Don't worry about getting famous because that means nothing. There are a lot of really useless people in this world that are famous."

Shane West's Journey to Nikita

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Clearly Shane West believes in taking charge of his life, even when it comes to relatively mundane details. When he moved to Toronto from L.A. to begin shooting Nikita, he chose to drive himself the 2186 miles.

ER Docs TEXT Patients Waiting Times

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Need an X-ray or stitches? Online, via text message or flashing on a billboard, some emergency rooms are advertising how long the d...

TV Characters We've Lost: Will You Miss Michael Scott The Most? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

With the announcement that Steve Carrell will not be returning to The Office as Michael Scott, another beloved character bites the dust. Michael may b...

Emergency Room Waits, Crowding May Increase Due To Health Care Reform

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Emergency rooms, the only choice for patients who can't find care elsewhere, may grow even more crowded with longer wait times under t...

Cool Pads: Julianna Margulies Sells to actor Ed O'Neill; Sidney Sheldon's Estate Closes

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ann Brenoff

I'd like to thank Modern Family star Ed O'Neill for buying the home of Good Wife star Julianna Margulies, a property that has been on the market for what feels like a century.

US Military Tailors Mission Names To Target Audience

Washington Post | Christian Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the hypercharged rush of combat, the adrenaline flows and the rhetoric soars. After the "shock and awe" invasion of Iraq, many of the names the mil...

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...

Real Health Care Reform: Limit Excessive Care and Remove Nonclinical Factors From Medical Decisions

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

It may sound simple, but limiting excessive care and basing medical treatment on science tempered by compassion has proven very difficult to accomplish.