NEW YORK (AP) — Laurie Metcalf smiles and laughs when she thinks of her character Jackie and her assorted misadventures on the “Roseanne” spinoff, “The Conners.”
NEW YORK (AP) — "Supergirl" co-stars and real-life newlyweds Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood will join performers Jane Lynch, Wayne Brady and Laurie Metcalf for a concert being livestreamed...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Roseanne" star Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow of "The Crown" are poised to star as Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton in a new Broadway play.
"Hillary and Clinton," by Lucas Hnath, author of "A Doll's House, Part 2," is slated to open on Broadway in spring 2019. The play is set in New Hampshire during the early days of 2008 as Hillary Clinton tries to save her troubled campaign for president.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cast members of the "Roseanne" revival are looking forward to their spinoff "The Conners."
Sara Gilbert, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf discuss Roseanne Barr's racist tweet in a story that will appear in the Oct. 15 edition of People magazine.
NEW YORK (AP) — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much.
"Roseanne" quickly became television's top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet. The series was not among the eight comedies nominated for an Emmy on Thursday, however. Laurie Metcalf earned a supporting actress nod, but Barr and Conner family patriarch John Goodman were ignored.
NEW YORK (AP) — When the reboot of "Roseanne" premieres on ABC on Tuesday, it picks up where the show left off in 1997 — with one notable difference.
For the reboot, Roseanne will be at odds with her sister Jackie, played by Laurie Metcalf, over President Donald Trump.
Roseanne Barr says she thought it was important to show how the Conner family deals with the same issues that many American families currently face.
Reaction to the Oscar nominations announced Tuesday:
Golden Globe stars declare ‘Time’s Up’
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Society of Film Critics has named "Lady Bird" the best picture of 2017.
The writer-director of "Lady Bird," Greta Gerwig, won best director and best screenplay as the society voted in New York on Saturday.
Sally Hawkins won best actress for "The Shape of Water" and "Maudie" and Daniel Kaluuya won best actor for "Get Out."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurie Metcalf has won three Emmys and a Tony Award in her nearly 40-year year career, but the veteran stage and screen actress still feels uncomfortable in front of a camera.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars react to the Golden Globe Award nominations announced Monday morning in Beverly Hills, California:
— "It was my morning to carpool, so I just dropped the kids off." — Laurie Metcalf, nominated for her supporting role in "Lady Bird," on her not-so-glamorous morning.
— "It's a good day when you wake up and find out that your show is on a list with 'Game of Thrones.'" — Dan Fogelman, creator of "This Is Us," nominated for TV drama series.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Critics Circle on Thursday named "Lady Bird" best feature film and its star, Saoirse Ronan, best actress, throwing its full support behind Greta Gerwig's comic drama about growing up in Sacramento, Calif.
NEW YORK (AP) — Select list of winners of the 2017 Tony Awards, announced Sunday:
Best Musical: "Dear Evan Hansen."
Best Play: "Oslo."
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics): "Dear Evan Hansen."
Best Revival of a Play: "August Wilson's Jitney."
Best Revival of a Musical: "Hello, Dolly!"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Kevin Kline, "Present Laughter."
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play: Laurie Metcalf, "A Doll's House, Part 2."
NEW YORK (AP) — "Roseanne," one of TV's rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest of the cast intact, the network said Tuesday in announcing its 2017-18 season plans.