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John Goodman on His ‘SNL’ Audition: “The Worst Thing I’ve Ever Done in Front of People”

Appearing 13 times on Saturday Night Live has made John Goodman the third most frequent entertainer to host the NBC variety show, but The Conners star says his cast audition wasn’t one for the history books. While stopping by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Friday to promote two of his shows, the award-winning actor […]

Fox’s Tubi Snags ‘Freak Brothers’ Animated Series

Fox’s ad-supported streaming platform Tubi has snagged its first adult animated series: Freak Brothers, based on the classic underground comic The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers. Woody Harrelson, John Goodman, Tiffany Haddish and Pete Davidson lead the cast for the series, which will premiere Nov. 14 with two episodes and then have weekly debuts on Sundays. […]

‘The Conners: Live From Lanford’: TV Review

ABC's 'The Conners' aired a pair of special live episodes about the Democratic primaries on Tuesday night, allowing the characters to comment on the results in real-time.

Jane Galloway Heitz, Actress on ‘Glee,’ Dies at 78

Jane Galloway Heitz, an actress and former casting agent whom 'Glee' aficionados will recognize from her photo in the choir room and auditorium at William McKinley High School, has died. She was 78.

De-Aging for TV: VFX Helped John Goodman Lose Decades in ‘The Righteous Gemstones’

The notion of de-aging an actor with digital techniques — for instance, Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino in Netflix's upcoming 'The Irishman' — has been a big topic in the motion picture business. But is it also a technique that can be applied to TV schedules and budgets?

‘Righteous Gemstones’ Star Adam Devine Says New HBO Comedy Will Get Surprisingly Dark

The 'Workaholics' creator and stand-up comedian talks playing the straight man for once, his first meeting with show creator Danny McBride and the importance of washing your hands after eating spicy foods.

‘The Righteous Gemstones’: TV Review

Danny McBride's new HBO comedy 'The Righteous Gemstones' expands on the sensibilities of 'Eastbound & Down' and 'Vice Principals' to tackle the tacky world of megachurches.

The Cast of ‘Revenge of the Nerds,’ Then and Now

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Jeff Kanew-directed film 'Revenge of the Nerds.'

Bill Hader, Ricky Gervais, John Goodman and 8 Comedy Actors Reveal Unexpected Funny Moments on Set

Chris Geere, Rob Delaney, Eugene Levy and Randall Park also are among those who reveal their own quirks (from "a penchant for egg salad" to an "unrelenting eagerness to please") that they brought to their characters.

Liam Neeson to Star in Action Thriller ‘The Minuteman’

Liam Neeson has nabbed the lead role in director Robert Lorenz’ upcoming action-thriller 'The Minuteman,' which Voltage Pictures will shop in Cannes to international buyers.

John Goodman, Michaela Coel on the “Painful” Research Process for ‘Black Earth Rising’

John Goodman and Michaela Coel open up to The Hollywood Reporter about the "painful" research process for their Netflix series 'Black Earth Rising,' which involves stories about the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

‘Black Earth Rising’: TV Review

'Black Earth Rising,' the ambitious and twisty new miniseries from British writer Hugo Blick ('The Honourable Woman') for Netflix/BBC, requires patience but is massively thrilling.