Comedy Performance

CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' to end in 2019 after 12 seasons

Aug 22, 2018

The upcoming 12th season of CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' will be the last, the network announced Wednesday

Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University

Aug 19, 2018

Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate

Post-'SNL,' Killam relishes challenge of 1 character

Aug 8, 2018

Taran Killam bounced from one character to the next on "Saturday Night Live," tossing out impersonations of everyone from Brad Pitt to Eminem to Matthew McConaughey

'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

Aug 6, 2018

Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and caring housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life," has died at age 92.

Tim Allen: Expect centrist 'Last Man,' not vocal Trump fan

Aug 3, 2018

"Last Man Standing" isn't rushing to pick up the "Roseanne" pro-Trump mantle when it starts life at its new network this fall

Serious about laughter, National Comedy Center ready to open

Jul 30, 2018

The National Comedy Center opening in August is part museum, part hall of fame and part video arcade, letting visitors move through displays of comedic artifacts to more than 50 immersive exhibits

'black-ish' creator Kenya Barris leaving ABC Studio

Jul 29, 2018

The creator of the ABC comedy "black-ish" is leaving the network

Tom Arnold: Hunt for revealing Trump tapes is public service

Jul 26, 2018

Tom Arnold says if his search for revealing tapes of President Donald Trump yields anything, he won't save it for the September debut of the TV series about the quest.

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

Jul 17, 2018

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian's new show duped his guests by posing as a disabled veteran

Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

Jul 12, 2018

Between 'Roseanne,' 'Will & Grace' and 'Twin Peaks,' the television academy largely snubbed rebooted series -- even ones that had gotten positive reviews

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