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Amy Poehler Stopped by Late Night to Mock Trump/Caesar Protests, Bring Us Infinite Joy

Amy Poehler has a lot of experience with politics. That may mostly extend to her excellent run on Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update" and playing the world's most lovable politician as Leslie Knope on Parks and Rec, but that's exactly the kind of experience required to take up the "Really!?" segment again to mock the protestors of the Trump-themed Julius Caesar production.

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Now You Can Watch Adam West’s Guest Performance from an Unaired Episode of Powerless

DC Entertainment has posted the unaired episode of Powerless on which Adam West, who passed away at the age of 88 earlier this month, had a cameo.

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Watch Arrow‘s Stephen Amell Tear Through the American Ninja Warrior Course

Stephen Amell, who plays Oliver Queen/Green Arrow on the CW's Arrow, recently competed on American Ninja Warrior for charity - and he was really impressive.

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NBC’s Timeless Is Un-Cancelled

In a twist that's oh-so-fitting for a time travel show, NBC's Timeless has been un-cancelled. The series was originally cancelled earlier this week, but NBC has reversed course after fan outcry.

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Melissa McCarthy Continues to Give SNL the Best & Weirdest Promos Possible

A Spicey in the streets.

Melissa McCarthy was seen shooting an SNL segment Friday, rolling Sean Spicer's podium through Midtown Manhattan.

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Executive Producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach Departs From the Xena Reboot; What Happens Now?

Since the above tweet was posted on April 1st, many Xena fans thought this had to be a joke. Sadly, Executive Producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach has confirmed that he is no longer attached to a reboot of the popular property. The question now is: will a Xena reboot be happening at all?

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NBC’s Live Bye Bye Birdie Hopes to Be Less Sexist (and More Puerto Rican) Than Previous Filmed Versions

NBC loves them their live musical events, and we are closing in on their next offering, Bye Bye Birdie, which both stars, and is Executive Produced by Jennifer Lopez. Broadway legend, Harvey Fierstein, has adapted the musical's book, and has made some substantial tweaks to bring this picture of 1960s Americana into the 21st Century.

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This Is Us Stars Milo Ventimiglia and Susan Kelechi Watson on Authentically Tackling Race With a Diverse Writers’ Room

I spoke to Milo Ventimiglia, who plays Jack, and Susan Kelechi Watson, who plays Beth, about how the show flawlessly tackles race, among other things.

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Bitch Planet‘s Kelly Sue DeConnick to Write Espionage Series Redliners For NBC

It's awesome when storytellers you love bring their gifts to other mediums! Kelly Sue DeConnick of Bitch Planet and Pretty Deadly fame is bringing her skills to television!

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Interview: Alan Tudyk Talks Playing a Lesser Wayne on NBC’s Powerless

As he's proven time and time again from geek favorites like Firefly and Con Man, to films like Death At a Funeral (one of my favorite movies for absolutely no reason), not to mention his facility with rooster voices, Alan Tudyk is very much at home with nerdy comedy. DON'T TELL ANYONE, but I have to say that this was the roundtable interview I was most looking forward to on the set of Powerless.

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Interview: Danny Pudi and Ron Funches Geek Out Over Superheroes and Gadgets on NBC’s Powerless

My parade of roundtable interviews from the set of Powerless continues with a chat with two of the funniest men on the planet. I'm talking about the incomparable Danny Pudi, and the made-me-laugh-so-hard-when-I-saw-him-do-stand-up-that-I-had-a-headache-the-rest-of-the-night (that he does not even feel that bad about!) Ron Funches!

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Interview: Vanessa Hudgens and Christina Kirk Talk Powerless‘ Comedic Take On Superheroes

The set of Powerless is alive with the sound of Vanessa Hudgens gorgeous singing voice floating through the air between takes. At least, that was the case when I had the pleasure of visiting the set of NBC's upcoming comedy, Powerless, on the Warner Bros. studio lot. The cast and crew are currently hard at work delivering a hilarious season. Thankfully, the cast and creative team found time to talk with us and give us some insight into the new show.

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New Powerless Promo Brings the Hilarity & Connections to the Rest of the DC Universe

"You seriously can't tell the difference between a bird and a plane?"

OK, so I was a little bit skeptical when talking about the first promo for NBC's upcoming DC show, Powerless. However, after seeing the most recent one, which shows just how connected this new comedy will be to the DC characters we know and love, I'm starting to get really jazzed!

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Review: Emerald City Certainly Isn’t the Oz You Remember, and That’s Great

Emerald City is more steampunk Game of Thrones than The Wiz, in the very best way.

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Bye Bye Birdie is NBC’s Next Live Musical Starring Jennifer Lopez

With a girl like J. Lo, how can I be blue?

Bye Bye Birdie Live will air during holiday 2017 starring Jennifer Lopez as Rosie, the role originated by Chita Rivera on Broadway and later performed by Janet Leigh in the 1963 film adaptation.

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Timeless Crew Meets Ian Fleming in New Episode Promo

In the promo for tomorrow's episode, the team heads to Nazi Germany and finds themselves working with none other than the creator of James Bond himself, Ian Fleming.

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Things We Saw Today: John Oliver is Not Having Billy Bush and Isn’t Afraid to Say So, Reminds Men How Best to Show Women Respect

John Oliver is amazing at speaking our truth. This time, he gleefully (and rightfully) tells the Today Show's Billy Bush to go eff himself for laughing along with misogyny in 2005.

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Things We Saw Today: Twin Peaks Music Trailer Sounds Hauntingly Familiar

Composer Angelo Badalamenti, who wrote the original score for Twin Peaks, is returning again to score the new series on Showtime. The network dropped a teaser trailer for the score yesterday on YouTube, which pairs Badalamenti's haunting Laura Palmer theme with a backdrop of those familiarly lush Washington woods. Over 200 actors are returning for the limited series, which premieres in 2017.

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Bob’s Burgers Duo Has a New Office Comedy Set in Antarctica

The writer-producers from the hit animated series Bob’s Burgers are working on a new office comedy set in Antarctica. Yep, you read that correctly.

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NBC’s “Sexy Contemporary” Female Oliver Twist Drama Is a Mad Libs Gone Awry

Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens' novel about orphans, child labor, and poverty in response to the harsh conditions of an industrialized 19th century England is getting a sexy reboot because I don't even know. 

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