Writer for the New York Times and author of The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy
The attack in Orlando last weekend allowed late night TV hosts a chance to shape the conversation in a way rarely seen before.
Jun. 15, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Jay Leno says goodbye (again) to late-night television tonight. Does his departure -- and the arrival of Jimmy Fallon -- mark the end of an era, or the continuation of one?
Feb. 6, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Nov. 17, 2010from The Treatment
CBS News President Susan Zirinsky, who was named to the post in January following a wave of scandals at the network, announced this week that Norah O'Donnell would be anchoring the…
May. 7from Screengrab
At the beginning of Michael McKeever’s play at the Fountain Theatre, we are at the end of a dinner party.
May. 6from Opening the Curtain
A recent episode of 'The Good Fight,' the spinoff of 'The Good Wife' which runs on the streaming service CBS All Access, featured a short musical, animated interlude about China.
May. 9from Hollywood Breakdown
While ratings for broadcast television continue to plummet, the annual ritual known as the upfronts soldiers on in New York.
May. 17from Hollywood Breakdown
I’m Joe Morgenstern. I’ll be back on KCRW next week with more reviews.
May. 10from Film Reviews
It’s TV staffing season: when writers look for jobs. But this year, writers have fired their agents in their battle over packaging fees.
May. 10from The Business
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May. 15from Here Be Monsters
It is, every bit of it, the cat’s meow.
May. 17from Film Reviews
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a show of Japanese art from the ‘80s and ‘90s.
May. 2from Art Talk