CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is urging residents to go the extra mile while staying close to home this winter.
A new marketing campaign deigned to boost businesses during the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us” stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC's Red Nose Day special to raise money and awareness for children in need.
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is launching its first audio venture that will feature the video streaming service's comedy programming on SiriusXM.
The companies on Wednesday announced "Netflix Is...
NEW YORK (AP) — On a typically sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend in movie theaters, leftovers led the box office and Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" repeated as No. 1 with $25.8 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Silverman, Gadot, Reilly bring ‘Ralph’ to London
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie sequels are having their own Thanksgiving feast at the box office and fueling record industry-wide grosses for the long weekend.
"Ralph Breaks the Internet" and "Creed II" took the top two spots on the North American charts, beat the openings for the original films and helped the five-day Thanksgiving box office totals cross the $300 million mark for the first time ever.
In a battle between the internet and John C. Reilly, who among us wouldn't root for the latter? Leave us IMDb.com and a few podcasts, John, but by all means, go smashy-smashy with the rest.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Ralph Breaks the Internet" may star an arcade bad guy with powerful hammer-like fists, but the animated sequel is also packing a punch with strong female characters.
Sarah Silverman, who returns as the voice of Vanellope von Schweetz, credits Disney for including more impactful female roles in the new film, which comes out Wednesday. Her character is one of the leading ladies, along with new cast members Gal Gadot's Shank and Taraji P. Henson, who plays Yesss.
Sarah Silverman gets a Walk of Fame star
Wreck-It Ralph Breaks the Internet
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 70th prime-time Emmy Awards being presented Monday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles (all times local):
"Nashville" actress Connie Britton sipped champagne and gave newly-minted Emmy winner Bill Hader a hug as celebrities celebrated under the stars at the Governors Ball.
Kristen Bell, Sarah Silverman, others address their younger self
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixteen actresses, including Jane Fonda, Sarah Jessica Parker, Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman, are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to raise the wage paid to tipped workers.
The women signed onto a letter to the Democratic governor as his administration examines whether to eliminate the subminimum wage paid to restaurant servers and other workers who make tips.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been 50 years since Fred Rogers first appeared on TV screens, a gentle and avuncular man who warbled "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" as he changed into a cardigan and sneakers.
The low-key, low-tech "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" presented Rogers as one adult in a busy world who always had time to listen to children. That legacy burns for many in these turbulent times.
ShowBiz Minute: Mahoney, Wood, Silverman
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glenn Close, Alison Brie, Patrick Stewart and Terry Crews will be among the presenters at the Writers Guild Awards next month.
The guild announced that Bob Odenkirk, Minnie Driver, Sarah Silverman and Dylan McDermott will also present at the bi-coastal awards show on Feb. 11.
Patton Oswalt will host the ceremony, which will present writer-director James L. Brooks with its Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 60th Grammy Awards primetime broadcast featured no awards handed out for rock or R&B, but comedy — and Dave Chappelle — got the spotlight on music's biggest night.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sarah Silverman's new Hulu series boasts intriguing contradictions, just like the comedian.
She's a winsome charmer yet fearlessly blunt on stage. "I Love You, America" sets the lofty goal of trying to help an at-odds nation find common ground while gleefully indulging in fart gags. That such humor may help bridge the divide is the method to the show's madness, although Silverman downplays its likely influence.
NEW YORK (AP) — A digital series starring late comedy legend Don Rickles will debut online Monday.
The 13-episode show "Dinner with Don ," produced by AARP Studios, features Rickles interviewing celebrities such as Jimmy Kimmel, Snoop Dogg , Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese at his favorite restaurants in Hollywood.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Carol Burnett is counting on the honesty of children to bring laughs to a new Netflix series.
The comedian will debut a half-hour unscripted comedy called "A Little Help with Carol Burnett" in 2018. In each episode, both celebrities and everyday people appeal to a panel of kids ranging in ages from 4 to 8 for advice about their problems.
The show will be taped in front of a live audience.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sarah Silverman is out to show that Americans can bridge even their deepest differences and enjoy a laugh as well.
Speaking to a TV critics' meeting Thursday, Silverman said that's the goal for her fall Hulu series, "I Love You, America."
Disney princesses’ onstage tomfoolery
Sarah Silverman remembers her mentor Garry Shandling
NEW YORK (AP) — He was only kidding.
Really. Don Rickles loved everybody: black or white, gay or straight, fat or thin.
But don't get him started on his wife, or the time she dove into their swimming pool while wearing all her jewelry.
For more than half a century, the hollering, bald-headed "Mr. Warmth" let everyone have it. Insults rained on the meek and the mighty, from unsuspecting fans to such fellow celebrities as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Johnny Carson.
Reaction to the death of comedy legend Don Rickles:
"He was the love of my life. Don Rickles is funnier right now in death than most comics are in life." — Chris Rock via Twitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed comedian whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Thursday. He was 90.
Rickles, who would have been 91 on May 8, suffered kidney failure and died Thursday morning at his home, said Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend.
DENVER (AP) — United Airlines says regular-paying flyers are welcome to wear leggings aboard its flights, even though two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because of their attire.
NEW YORK (AP) — No joke! Comedy Central is leaping off the screen this summer with a comedy cavalcade in the heart of San Francisco.
Dubbed the Colossal Clusterfest, this three-day event will team Comedy Central with Superfly, the company known for staging such live shindigs as Bonnaroo and Outside Lands.
NEW YORK (AP) — While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" was relatively tame — at least until the television cameras were turned off.
It was later, during an online-only "Overtime" segment of Maher's Friday night show, that two of Maher's three panelists hurled expletives at the Breitbart News senior editor.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Comedian Sarah Silverman called Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold a "progressive rockstar" in a fundraising plea Wednesday, while Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker planned to hit the campaign trail to help incumbent Republican Sen. Ron Johnson.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comedian Sarah Silverman didn't mince words in her message to die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters at the Democratic convention: "Can I just say to the Bernie or bust people, you're being ridiculous."
Silverman was one of a number of prominent entertainers who backed Sanders in the Democratic primary against Hillary Clinton. But she told the crowd in Philadelphia — and a national television audience — that she plans to vote for...
Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the Bernie or bust people, you're being ridiculous."
As a Sanders supporter herself, Silverman said she would now vote for Hillary Clinton "with gusto" as she continues to be "inspired and moved to action by the ideals set forth by Bernie, who will never stop fighting for us."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Sarah Silverman says she's "insanely lucky to be alive" after undergoing surgery and spending a week in the intensive care unit due to what she calls "a freak case of epiglottitis."
Epiglottitis is a swelling of the cartilage lid that covers the windpipe. The condition can block the flow of air into lungs and is potentially life threatening.