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Mindy Kaling is opening up about the reaction she received from publicly supporting comedian Aziz Ansari after a #MeToo allegation was made against him in early 2018. Ansari returned to standup in February after lying low for a year after an unnamed photographer accused the Master of None star of sexual misconduct during a date. […]

John Cleese is shopping for an island villa and hopes his Canadian fans might help him finance it. The Monty Python comedian recently settled into a temporary home on the Caribbean island of Nevis, a getaway of beautiful resorts and sandy beaches, and once he can afford it, Cleese says he’ll be looking for a […]

Despite continued backlash, Kathy Griffin says she doesn’t regret posing for a photo in May 2017 holding a mock “decapitated” head of President Donald Trump. The comedian shared her feelings on the now infamous photo, which got her fired from CNN among other jobs, during an interview with CBS Sunday Morning’s Luke Burbank Sunday. “I’m […]

Hae. Adnan. Jay. For months beginning in late 2014, much of America was on a first-name basis with the central figures in Season 1 of Serial, the true-crime podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig that became a pop culture obsession. Downloaded more than 100 million times, the series helped to bring podcasting into the mainstream and, […]

The Art Gallery of Ontario says its much-touted Infinity Mirror room will open to the public in May. The Toronto gallery purchased the $2-million art installation with the help of a crowdfunding campaign that raised $651,183 from more than 4,700 donors last November, though it fell short of the gallery’s target. Let’s Survive Forever is […]

Katherine Helmond, who received seven Emmy Award nominations for her varied roles in television comedies, including playing endearingly naive, yet lusty women in Soap and Who’s the Boss?, died Feb. 23 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 89. She had complications from Alzheimer’s disease, her talent agency, APA, said in a statement. After […]

An incident in which a man nuzzles and licks the ear of an on-air TV journalist reporting on a comedy event was roundly condemned on Wednesday, with some arguing the actions amounted to an assault. In a widely seen clip, CBC’s Chris Glover is talking back to the studio about a meeting of standup comedians […]

PASADENA, CALIF.—You have to be a really good TV show to lure an actor like Meryl Streep. HBO’s Big Little Lies was just that good, apparently. “I loved this show. I was addicted to it,” Streep told the Television Critics Association Friday, promoting the second season of Lies. “I just felt like I had something […]

Growing up as an only child with divorced parents, Trevor Jimenez spent weekdays with his mom in Hamilton and weekends with his dad in Toronto. His mom was in a few car accidents during Jimenez’s childhood and his memories of that time are often laced with visuals of her wearing a neck brace. A scene […]

LOS ANGELES—Lady Gaga’s Shallow just keeps winning this awards season, picking up a Grammy on Sunday before competing for other major awards later in the day. Gaga won best song written for visual media for Shallow, sharing the honour with co-writers Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt and Anthony Rossomando. The song from A Star Is Born […]