Arts & Entertainment

What do Ned Flanders and Mr. Burns think of Harry Shearer leaving 'The Simpsons'?

After 26 seasons of voicing dozens of characters on “The Simpsons,” Harry Shearer is leaving the show.

'Wayward Pines' showrunner: Like 'Lost' with answers and airtight logic

"There's never going to be, 'Ohhhh, there's a plot hole there, I could drive a truck through that thing.' It is absolutely airtight."

Free Weekend? Bike Night, Vegan Beer Fest, RuPaul's DragCon

Bike Week LA wraps up, L.A. Live goes "dark," and classic cars are aplenty this weekend. Here are some fun events on the cheap and a couple splurges.

Upfronts: Colbert selfies, Supergirl rules and Miley Cyrus in pasties

Stephen Colbert wowed crowds, "Supergirl" looks great, people don't know what NBC is thinking with its Dolly Parton movie series and Miley Cyrus played Johnny Cash in pasties.

David Letterman's last shows: Tom Hanks, Bill Murray and... Eddie Vedder

Bill Murray appeared on both the first episode of Letterman's "Late Night" on NBC in 1982 and the first "Late Show" in 1993. This is appearance 44.

David Letterman's top 10 late-night memories (well, not really)

David Letterman retires Wednesday after 33 years. Here's what he told TV Critic Eric Deggans about leaving the Ed Sullivan Theater one last time.

Griffith Observatory at 80: Watch its most famous movie appearances

It opened in 1935 as the brainchild of Griffith J. Griffith, and became a hotspot for astronomy as well as a backdrop, itself, on film and TV.

Burns, Flanders actor Harry Shearer to leave 'The Simpsons'

The actor made the announcement via Twitter, hinting at a breakdown in contract negotiations. Showrunner Al Jean says the characters will not be killed off.

Using MRIs to find out why we're compelled to make art

Writer/producer Eric Molinsky is compelled to draw while riding to work on the New York subway — despite having to break the unwritten rule not to stare at strangers.

Upfronts: NBC courts Latinos, Spanish-language TV courts millennials

The networks are going hard after Latinos; here's your break down of efforts from Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, Simon Cowell and others.

RIP Chris Burden, beloved even by the 'victim' in 'TV Hi-Jack'

Phyllis Lutjeans never held it against Chris Burden that he held a knife against her on TV in 1972. Meanwhile, Burden's "Urban Light" at LACMA is our Happy Place.

Marc Maron talks resentment and how everything could go wrong

"There's still part of me that's like, 'Why am I not Kanye?' I don't understand why I don't have that notoriety and that popularity."

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: George Miller’s dystopian action epic aims to blow your mind

The 70-year-old filmmaker helmed the 1979 original, and now he's back with a new chapter that utilizes old-fashioned stunts for the non-stop action.

Upfronts: 7 hot new shows from ABC, NBC and Fox

From old franchises like "The Muppets" (now updated to include marijuana jokes) to... a bunch of shows trying to copy other shows or using nostalgia.

Cannes 2015 preview: The 6 most anticipated films

From Pixar's "Inside Out" to Matthew McConaughey's highly-anticipated indie film, we break down the most buzzed about films from the Cannes Film Festival 2015.

New music from Snoop Dogg, Django Django and more

Shirley Halperin joins A Martinez to talk about music on Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, Snoop Dogg, Django Django and more.