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WGA Awards: ‘Promising Young Woman’ Wins Original Screenplay, ‘Borat 2’ Takes Adapted Prize

'Ted Lasso' dominated the TV awards with two wins as 'Desus & Mero' won best comedy/variety talk series over reigning champ 'Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.'

Kal Penn on Hosting Virtual Writers Guild Awards: “I Just Want to Make People Laugh”

The writer-actor says he wants to strike a balance between celebration and acknowledging the COVID-19 pandemic: "Clearly the artists are not heroes — the first…

Kal Penn to Host Virtual 2021 Writers Guild Awards Ceremony

Kal Penn will host the joint 2021 Writers Guild Awards virtual ceremony on March 21.

Kumail Nanjiani, Kal Penn and More South Asian Stars Call Out David Perdue in New #MyNameIs Campaign Video

After Asian Americans turned out in record numbers in the presidential election, Brad Jenkins and Meena Harris' Phenomenal Productions are joining forces with the Indian American Impact Fund…

How Election-Themed Series ‘Kal Penn Approves This Message’ Avoids the 24-Hour News Cycle

Producers of Freeform's election-themed series combine humor and a call to action for young people just getting engaged in the political process.

Kal Penn “Disappointed” in Television Academy for Excluding ‘Sunnyside’ From Immigration-Focused Panel

Kal Penn called out the Television Academy for excluding his NBC series 'Sunnyside' from its Immigration on Television panel, writing on Twitter he was "disappointed they chose to exclude the only…

‘This Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy’: TV Review

Amazon Studios' fun, frenetic docuseries 'This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy' unravels the complexities of the world's money systems, but can't seem to shake its glib and smug tone.

Kal Penn Comedy From Mike Schur Nabs NBC Pilot Order

Kal Penn, fresh off a guest spot on 'The Big Bang Theory,' is set to star in and co-write an untitled comedy that has been ordered to pilot at NBC.

‘Big Bang Theory’ Enlists Kal Penn, Sean Astin

'Big Bang Theory': Kal Penn and Sean Astin will guest-star and play integral roles in the final season of the CBS hit.

Kal Penn to Host Financial Docuseries at Amazon From Will Ferrell, Adam McKay

The untitled show will offer insight into the global economy and its "comedic eccentricities."

Kal Penn Writing a Memoir

The 'Designated Survivor' actor's book will be published in 2019.

Kal Penn Reveals Why Arts and Humanities Committee Resigned

The actor slammed President Trump's response to Charlottesville as "the worst of who we are."