That Time Sacha Baron Cohen Interviewed Donald Trump on ‘Da Ali G Show’ (Video)

Is Donald Trump, as he claims, “the only person who immediately walked out” of an interview with Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Ali G” persona? If you’ve been paying attention for the last year and a half, you can probably guess the answer: nope. But in fairness, we’ll concede Trump did bail fairly fast, even if he still … Read more

‘Real Time’: Bill Maher Defies Himself to Come Out Swinging for Kids (and Striking Teachers)

Bill Maher used the “New Rules” segment of Friday night’s episode of “Real Time” to do something even he couldn’t believe he was doing: advocating for kids. Specifically, Maher weighed in on the ongoing wave of teachers strikes in states like Kentucky and Oklahoma, likening underfunded schools and underpaid children to neglectful parenting. “There is … Read more

Nicole Kidman to Star in HBO Limited Series ‘The Undoing’ From David E Kelley

Charley Gallay/Getty Images Nicole Kidman is reuniting with “Big Little Lies” showrunner David E. Kelley for another HBO limited series. The actress is set to star in and executive produce “The Undoing,” an adaptation of the novel “You Should Have Known” by Jean Hanff Korelitz. The show follows Grace Sachs, a successful therapist who’s on the … Read more

Kathy Griffin Sets Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center Gigs, Still Thinks ‘What Happened Was Bulls—‘

HBO Nine months after her career was nearly derailed by the backlash over a provocative, anti-Trump photo shoot, Kathy Griffin has lined up high-profile gigs at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. The comedian announced the performances during a top-of-the-show appearance on “Real Time With Bill Maher,” telling Maher: “I just booked a show at … Read more

The Evolution of Rachel McAdams: From ‘Mean Girls’ to ‘Game Night’ (Photos)

Rachel McAdams has played everything from the bitchy prom queen in “Mean Girls” to the studious and cutthroat journalist in “Spotlight,” demonstrating range as a dramatic actress and comedienne. This week she stars in the R-rated comedy “Game Night” alongside Jason Bateman. Maybe “Fetch” was never going to happen, but looking back at her career, you … Read more

Coal Magnate’s Lawsuit Against John Oliver and HBO Is Dismissed

After seven months, a West Virginia judge has granted HBO’s motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against the network and “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver by a coal industry magnate. “I find the arguments set forth in the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss to dismiss for Failure to State a Claim and Reply to … Read more

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Maisie Williams Shuts Down Reports of Multiple Endings (Video)

Do you know much it would cost to shoot multiple endings to the “Game of Thrones” series finale? Well, we don’t either. But whatever the number is, actress Maisie Williams used it to shut down the reports that HBO is producing extra scenarios to throw off everyone this side of Westeros. “I heard this and … Read more

‘Real Time’: Vicente Fox Says School Shootings Are a By-Product of Racism

Former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox, says that tragedies like the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is a by-product of bigotry and racism, particularly the sort that comes out of President Donald Trump’s mouth. Fox was the mid-show guest on Friday’s episode of “Real Time With Bill Maher” and, … Read more

‘Silicon Valley’ Star Thomas Middleditch Calls Aziz Ansari Accusation ‘Absurd,’ Doesn’t Defend TJ Miller

“Silicon Valley” star Thomas Middleditch said that there’s a difference between sexual assault and “strange sex.” “I thought the whole Aziz Ansari thing was kind of absurd,” he said, speaking with the A.V. Club. “Like, there’s a difference between assault and just kind of strange sex.” Also Read: When asked whether the accusations against co-star … Read more

Watch John Oliver and Stephen Colbert Try to Trick Trump Into Talking to Mueller (Video)

“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver was a guest on Wednesday’s episode of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” and unsurprisingly, talk between the two former “The Daily Show” alums turned to their mutual arch enemy, Donald Trump. Earlier Wednesday, CNN reported that the president is willing, and wants, to talk to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. … Read more