Arts & Entertainment

Stephen Colbert turns Donald Trump into his straight man

Peppering Trump with questions and wisecracks during his appearance, the CBS host reduced the usually domineering Trump to straight-man status, an unaccustomed role Trump performed with rare grace.

Baseball legend Yogi Berra dies at 90

The Hall of Fame catcher known as much for his quotable malapropisms as for his career alongside fellow Yankees legends Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle died Tuesday at home in New Jersey.

'Happy Birthday' is in the public domain, judge rules — no more knockoffs needed

A federal judge has ruled that the "Happy Birthday" song is in the public domain, denying the publisher's copyright claim.

Making the case that making movies by, for and about women is good business

Melissa Silverstein of Women and Hollywood and veteran producer Lydia Dean Pilcher are combating the gender disparity in the entertainment business with an economic argument.

The Budos Band keeps sane by having full-time jobs

When they're not touring the world and playing music, saxophonist Jared Tankel is a music attorney and drummer Brian Profilio is a high school art teacher.

'Minority Report' and 'Limitless' aren’t the only movies being made into TV shows

The website Den of Geek has identified 39 current and upcoming TV series that are set for the small screen.

Kareem explores Sherlock's smarter brother in 'Mycroft Holmes'

Fans of Sherlock Holmes have written enough about their hero to fill the British Library. So Holmes aficionado Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his co-author picked the mysterious Mycroft for their first novel.

Temecula artist crafts a rosary for Pope Francis on his US visit

Pope Francis performs a mass of canonization for Junipero Serra on Wednesday, and he'll be presented with a one-of-a-kind rosary designed and handcrafted by a Temecula artist.

The Emmys 2015 show TV in transition, with broadcast left behind

Only two awards went to shows airing on broadcast television: NBC's "The Voice" won for Outstanding Reality Series and Allison Janney won a supporting award for "Mom."

Emily Mortimer on why making 'Doll & Em' is therapeutic

In the HBO comedy series “Doll & Em,” real life best friends Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer play fictional best friends, known as Doll and Em. But it's not about them. Really. It's not.

Toronto Film Festival: 'Spotlight' and 'Room' pull ahead in the Oscar race

The Toronto festival marks the unofficial start of Oscar season. Kyle Buchanan, a senior editor at, talks about which films are getting buzz —good and bad.

Jack Larson, Jimmy Olsen from 'Superman' TV shows, dies

Actor Jack Larson, who played a sidekick to Superman's alter-ego Clark Kent at the fictional Daily Planet newspaper, has died at age 87.

Emmy winners from our archives: Jill Soloway, Jeffrey Tambor, Uzo Aduba and Tony Hale

Over the past year, The Frame spoke with several of the winners from last night's Emmy Awards, including the showrunner and lead actor from "Transparent."

Viola Davis becomes first black woman to win Emmy for best actress in a drama

Jon Hamm won best actor in a drama for his work on "Mad Men," the first acting Emmy ever awarded to the critically-acclaimed show. "Veep" and "Game of Thrones" won the best comedy and best drama categories. See the full list of winners and read a recap.

Power, pathos, and a punch-drunk boxer: Meet the bronze people at The Getty Center

The greatness of most of these pieces is their molding into forever the rages, delights, and puzzlements of a period so far gone from us. And yet as close as Irv the punch-drunk boxer.

Sunday's Emmy Awards could make history

Viola Davis of "How to Get Away with Murder" or Taraji P. Henson of "Empire" could become the first African-American to win as best drama series actress.