Film / Television

'House of Cards' cast accepts Obama's endorsement

President Obama's latest playful executive order is a tweeted effort to limit "House of Cards" plot spoilers. The show's second season released on Netflix Friday.

Actor Ralph Waite, father on 'Waltons,' dies at 85

More recently, Waite had a recurring role on the CBS hit "NCIS" — as the father of Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, played by Mark Harmon.

Court: No rehearing in Michael Jackson doc's case

The court unanimously upheld Conrad Murray's conviction, determining there was substantial evidence of his guilt presented at trial that he gave Michael Jackson a lethal dose of the anesthetic propofol.

'Waltons' patriarch Ralph Waite dies at 85

Waite was best known for his role as the patriarch in the 1970s series "The Waltons," but he had had remained a working actor.

First Oscar Concert honors nominated composers

The live concert will take place in the days leading up to the Academy Awards and celebrate the year's nominated music.

Sid Caesar, comic genius of 1950s television, dies

The comedian was one of early network TV's biggest stars, and he didn't do smut or smarmy remarks. Caesar did skits: grown-up, gentle comedy for the whole family.

UCLA report shows Hollywood's entertainment industry still lacks diversity

A new report out of UCLA highlights the lack of people of color in TV and film.

How indie star Greta Gerwig met her new CBS sitcom

CBS landed a much admired actress and writer of independent films to star in the follow-up to a long-running, soon-to-end network sitcom.

NBC's Tom Brokaw diagnosed with cancer

The network says the onetime national news anchor and current special NBC News correspondent was diagnosed in August with multiple myeloma

Shirley Temple dies; child movie star became diplomat

The iconic child movie star's singing and dancing in movies charmed millions during the Great Depression, when she was the top box-office draw.

Hollywood Jobs: Red Carpet Stylist

Judging the outfits of movie stars on the red carpet is like a spectator sport: lots of armchair judges will critique every last detail, and God help you if you're a star who finds out that someone else at the event has the exact same dress. That's where stylist David Zyla comes in.

'Lego Movie' opens with big $69.1M box office

"The Lego Movie" clicked with moviegoers, assembling an exceptional $69.1 million debut at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates.

Brooks Wheelan cast on SNL halfway through yearlong video diary

New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Brooks Wheelan started the year as an engineer in L.A. and ended it living in New York and working on SNL. And he videoed it all.

Dylan Farrow responds to Woody Allen's New York Times column

Dylan Farrow responded late Friday in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter about Woody Allen's defense of allegations that he molested her.

Woody Allen responds to Dylan Farrow molestation allegations

Woody Allen wrote a New York Times guest column Friday following renewed attention given to allegations he molested adopted daughter Dylan Farrow.

Leno's last 'Tonight' draws 14.6 million viewers

The audience for Leno's final show as host of "Tonight" was the biggest since May 14, 1998, when Jerry Seinfeld appeared as a guest to mark the end of his sitcom.