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Aw, geez, 'Fargo' is on TV with Billy Bob Thornton

Aw, geez, ‘Fargo’ is on TV with Billy Bob Thornton

"This was not from a salon," Thornton explains.

MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

Now in its 22nd year, the MTV Movie Awards show has become an important event for Hollywood studios. And, oh yes, there were some awards, too.

With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

With $41.4M, ‘Captain America’ holds off ‘Rio 2′

It's really about that Marvel brand," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak.

Winners at the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards

Winners at the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards

Winners at the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday:

Review: Audra McDonald divinely channels Lady Day

Review: Audra McDonald divinely channels Lady Day

Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in her new show has somehow summoned the feisty, proud and unbowed spirit of Billie Holiday, who died of cirrhosis of the liver in 1959.

Dreyfuss loves acting, but his passion is politics

Dreyfuss loves acting, but his passion is politics

"I'm going to send you a copy of the preamble to the Constitution," he said. "If there's anything in it that you don't agree with, don't sign it; just send me back an explanation. You will agree with everything, because it's beautifully crafted and it's meant for all.

Letterman's departure will reshape late-night

Letterman’s departure will reshape late-night

When Jay Leno left in February, Letterman lost his foil — the man whose victory in the competition to replace Johnny Carson two decades ago he never let go. Leno was someone who spoke his language, though, a generational compadre, and when he left, Letterman was alone

Nigeria's Nollywood: most prolific movie machine

Nigeria’s Nollywood: most prolific movie machine

Hollywood tends to portray Africa as an exotic land of deserts and giraffes, populated by huddling masses, according to Samuel Olatunje, a Nollywood publicist known in the business as "Big Sam."

Denzel Washington on 'Raisin' and Sidney Poitier

Denzel Washington on ‘Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier

"It's just a great opportunity — that's how I look at it," says Washington. "It's like getting back to your roots. It's going good. But around about the 70th show, I might be going, 'What am I doing?'"

'Good Wife' leaves viewers shocked, bereaved

‘Good Wife’ leaves viewers shocked, bereaved

Once the episode had aired, Twitter lit up with astonished, sorrowful and even irate posts