The Tina Fey Interview, by David Letterman
THR's Sherry Lansing Leadership Award honoree confesses to a fellow late-night pioneer her fear of bombing onstage (his response: "It's like I have a twin") as two comedy greats talk Trump's feud with Alec Baldwin ("dignity of a seventh-grader"), the "endless anxiety" of parenting and why TV is "better than movies."
Donald Trump Slams 'SNL' Over "Biased" Portrayal, Defends His Tweeting in 'Today' Interview
After being named Time's Person of the Year, the president-elect called into the NBC morning show and talked everything from policy to the media and 'Saturday Night Live,' which he called "a terrible show."
Jeremy Renner, Don Handfield on More 'Avengers' and 'Bourne' Films, and Making a Movie About McDonald's
The actors turned producers of 'The Founder' (who met at Gold's Gym) talk about taking back control, why they named their company The Combine and what else is in the works.
'Bad Santa 2' Bombs: Broad Green's Shift to Mass-Appeal Fare Sees Early Signs of Trouble
The indie studio's decision to pivot from prestige offerings to wide-release films is in question as the Billy Bob Thornton starrer rakes in an underwhelming $14 million at the box office.
- Donald Trump Named Time's Person of the Year
- Lucasfilm's Force: Kathleen Kennedy Reveals an Executive Team More Than 50 Percent Female
- Hugh Jackman, Fox's 'Part-Time Indian' Will Be First "Culturally Authentic" Studio Film
- 'Good Girls Revolt' Creator Slams Amazon Over Cancellation: "They Run Some People Out"
- Joe Biden Addresses Possible 2020 Presidential Run on 'The Late Show': "Never Say Never"
- AT&T-Time Warner Merger: 4 Obstacles Faced as a Battle for Trump's Blessing Begins
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Interviews Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on Race, Family and 'Fences' in the Trump Era
Actress Roundtable: Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Taraji P. Henson and 4 More on Stage Fright, Onscreen Rape and How to Research Playing a Crack Addict
Megyn Kelly Gets Candid: "Dangerous" Roger Ailes, Her Trump Saga, That Offer and Why She Won't Call Herself a Feminist
Sundance to Help Facilitate Anti-Trump Inauguration Protests at Festival
"We always look to create a safe space for artists and will facilitate requests from outside groups that want to host demonstrations at our 2017 festival by connecting them with the city of Park City to organize," says a rep for the fest, which this year is full of unmistakable Trump shoutouts, including a New Climate lineup.
- The Hollywood Reporter's 2016 Women in Entertainment Power 100
- Damien Chazelle of 'La La Land': "I'm in Awe of Actors" | Director Oscar Roundtable
- AFM: U.S. Presidential Assassination Thriller 'The Prime Minister' Scores Global Sales
- Poem-Turned-Play 'Pink Mist' Getting Film Adaptation Courtesy of Catalyst
- ATF: German Crime Series 'The Last Cop' to Get Movie Adaptation in Japan
- CineAsia: Hollywood Titles Drive Demand for 4D Screens in India
'Good Girls Revolt': Here Are the Networks Eyeing the Canceled Amazon Drama (Exclusive)
Whoopi Goldberg to Produce, Possibly Star in Harlem Racial Drama for Bravo (Exclusive)
Marvel's 'Inhumans' Sets 'Dexter' Grad as Showrunner (Exclusive)
'This Is Us' Star Discusses Midseason Finale Reveal and William's Series Future
Critic's Notebook: How 'Westworld' Saved HBO
Courtney B. Vance-Felicity Huffman Comedy Picked Up to Pilot at ABC
Mario Van Peebles Drama 'Superstition' Scores Syfy Series Order
MTV and VH1 Set New Unscripted Team Under Nina L. Diaz (Exclusive)
'Westworld': Looking Ahead at Season 2's Expanding World
'Duck Dynasty' Producers Put on Leave at ITV Amid Fraud Investigation (Exclusive)
'Gilmore Girls' Revival: Rory's "Very Forgettable" Boyfriend Paul Speaks
'Westworld' Showrunners Explain Violent Finale, Set Up Season 2's Expanding World
Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes Says Democrats Were Bigger First Amendment Threat Than Trump
"The threat to the First Amendment came from the Democratic side more," he says, arguing that journalists viewed a Democratic plank "overly charitably" as campaign finance reform.
AT&T CEO Hopeful for Regulation Under Trump, Touts Strong Demand for DirecTV Now
Randall Stephenson tells the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference that the new streaming service hit its undisclosed December subscriber forecast on its first day.
Verizon CEO Talks AT&T-Time Warner, Content Strategy
At the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, Lowell McAdam was also asked about the regulatory outlook under a Trump administration.
$50 Billion Pledge But Few Details From Japan's SoftBank Following Trump Meeting
espite claims the Japanese group will create 50,000 new U.S. jobs, the money for the investments appears to be from an already announced fund and may be a political ploy to curry favor for a takeover of U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile.
- Adam Carolla Off to a Rocky Start Filming Movie About Political Correctness at Universities
- IAC Chairman Barry Diller: "We Don't Have a Clue" How Trump Will Handle M&A
- Eros Executive Calls Netflix a "Friend," Amazon a "Tough Competitor" in India
Actor Roundtable: Jeff Bridges, Casey Affleck and 4 More on "Brutal" Superhero Roles, Dream Second Careers
Six contenders — also including Mahershala Ali, Andrew Garfield, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dev Patel — on what it takes to play a real-life person, making a drug dealer likable, turning down parts and the agony of acting: "The very thing you love is the thing you hate."
Oscars Host Jimmy Kimmel Jokes About Passing Out Weed on the Red Carpet
He also reveals his wife is pregnant with a second child.
Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel Pick a Sign of ABC Flexing Its Muscles in Wake of New Academy Deal
THR's awards analyst says the extension to ABC's TV rights deal with the Academy, reached back in August, may have come with an implicit understanding that the network's late-night star finally would get his shot.
Oscars: What the Doc Shortlist Got Right and Wrong, and Which of the 15 Will Make the Final 5
THR's awards analyst dissects the 15 selections, points out noteworthy inclusions (no fewer than three docs about race in America) and omissions (not a single doc from HBO) and offers his initial projections for the next round.
- Megan Ellison to Get PGA's 2017 Visionary Award
- Grammys: Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson and More Artists React to Scoring Nominations
- Grammys: Snubs and Surprises Include David Bowie, Alessia Cara and Beyonce in Rock
- Grammys: Beyonce Leads With 9 Nominations, Competes With Adele in Top Categories
This Week’s Issue
Race, Family and the Trump Era
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis bring 'Fences,' the 'King Lear' of African-American plays, to film as a 33-year-old piece of art about "this tyrannical cycle" of prejudice in America takes on sudden urgency.
- Will Amazon Go Global to Challenge Netflix?
- Inside Steven Mnuchin's Hit-and-Miss Path From Hollywood to Treasury Secretary Pick
- Meet Steven Mnuchin's Actress-Author Fiancee
- MTV's New Chief on His Strategy to Lure Millennials
- 'Rogue One' Writer Tony Gilroy to Make Millions Off Reshoots
Fashion Awards 2016: Red-Carpet Arrivals
Lady Gaga, Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss and Jared Leto were among the famous faces showing their support for the industry's top designers at the awards ceremony in London.
About Last Weekend: Jessica Chastain Opts for Black and White; Jennifer Hudson Is a Glowing Goddess
Sheer, Short and Shiny: The Best Looks From the Victoria's Secret Afterparty
2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris Hair & Makeup and Backstage
About Last Night: Rihanna Goes Sporty in Fenty x Puma; Katy Perry's Winter White
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Exclusive Portraits of Rachel McAdams, Tracee Ellis Ross and More With Their Beauty Experts
Global Music Rights Takes Fire at Radio "Cartel"
Dueling antitrust claims could shake the music industry.
Jennifer Lopez Adds New Dates to Las Vegas Residency
Grammys: A Guide to Surprise Album of the Year Nominee Sturgill Simpson
The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt Gets Personal for the First Time in '50 Song Memoir'
Why Familiar Faces Chance the Rapper, Anderson .Paak Lead Best New Artist Grammy Noms
Grammys: Sara Bareilles, Steve Martin Score Nominations for Broadway Musicals
Grammys Set Beyonce-Adele Showdown as Voters Embrace Pop Over Rock in Top Categories
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'The Babylon Line': Theater Review
Josh Radnor plays a reluctant writing teacher and Elizabeth Reaser his most gifted student in Richard Greenberg's memory play exploring the power and mysteries of storytelling in a time of social change.
'Merrily We Roll Along': Theater Review
Wayne Brady stars in this revival of the troubled Stephen Sondheim-Harold Prince collaboration, a showbiz musical that has long bedeviled audiences and experts alike.
'The Bodyguard': Theater Review
R&B star Deborah Cox headlines this musical adaptation of the hit 1992 Kevin Costner-Whitney Houston film, featuring 16 songs originally recorded by the late singer.
'Dear Evan Hansen': Theater Review
Ben Platt stars as a painfully insecure teenage outsider whose life is transformed by an inadvertent lie in this new emo-musical with a score by 'La La Land' lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
'A Bronx Tale': Theater Review
Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks co-direct this musical version of Chazz Palminteri's one-man play about growing up in an Italian-American neighborhood, also turned into a 1993 film.
- 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Advances Broadway Plans
- 'Make Equality Reality' Gala Honors Feminist Activism and Artists
- Pedro Almodovar on Being "Terrified" of Donald Trump's Presidency, How MoMA Retrospective is His "Future"
Hollywood's Next Big Thing: 'Fantastic Beasts' Star Alison Sudol Goes From Indie Musician to Mind-Reading Witch
Hollywood's Next Big Thing: Joe Alwyn, From Film Student to Star of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk'
Hollywood's Next Big Thing: 'Good Girls Revolt' Star Genevieve Angelson Is Really Just a "Free-Love Hippie"
YouTube Red to Stream Horror Comedy '12 Deadly Days' From Blumhouse TV
The series will star Anna Akana, Burnie Burns, Brittany Furlan, Meghan Rienks and other online stars.
Donald Trump Invites Tech Leaders to Policy Summit (Report)
Trump adviser Peter Thiel signed the invitation alongside Reince Priebus and Jared Kushner.
Election, Olympics and Pokemon Go Top Twitter Trends of the Year
#Trump ranked No. 8 in top 10 global trending topics and a Hillary Clinton quote was one of the most shared tweets of the year.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong "Cautiously Optimistic" Yahoo Acquisition Will Happen
The $4.8 billion deal hit a setback when Yahoo revealed a widespread hack affecting 500 million users.
- 4D Cinema Firm CJ 4DPlex Takes Aim at Virtual Reality Market With Simuline "Merger"
- How a Canadian Oliver Stone Fan Rescued the Director's Dot-Com Web Domain
- CBS and NFL Agree to Stream Football on All Access