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This is how 'Game of Thrones' actors know their character is about to die

Character deaths are not uncommon on “Game of Thrones” but the way the actors find out their services are no longer required can be pretty harsh. SPOILERS AHEAD! The following contains spoilers about episode 2 from the GoT seventh season, “Stormborn.” “Iron Fist...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:10pm

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck team up for a new Boston TV series

If Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are involved in a project, the odds are good that it'll be set in their hometown of Boston. That's exactly the plan for the duo's next television drama, “City on a Hill,” which has received a pilot order from Showtime according to a report...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 3:01pm

Boston BBQ chef to compete on 'Chopped Grill Masters'

As a world champion pitmaster, Andy Husbands is pretty good with a grill. Now he's putting his skills on the chopping block. The chef and owner of Boston-area hotspots Tremont 647 and The Smoke Shop is set to compete in the five-round "Chopped Grill Masters" tournament, with the...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:24pm

Watch Jenny Slate sing a cappella with Mark Hamill and James Corden

We already knew Jenny Slate could crack jokes, but it sounds like she can carry a tune, too. The Massachusetts-born star showed off her musical side during her appearance on Monday night's episode of "The Late Late Show with James Corden." The 35-year-old actress and comedian...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:19am

Maria Menounos opens up about brain tumor in emotional interview with Megyn Kelly

Maria Menounos opened up about her recent brain surgery in a tearful interview on "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly." The 39-year-old E! personality and Medford native had a tumor removed on her birthday in June, which was discovered on the heels of her mother's battle with stage IV...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:01pm

Jason Bateman on how his 'Ozark' character stacks up with Walter White

If you tune into Netflix's new series "Ozark" this weekend expecting to see Jason Bateman play another doting dad like Michael Bluth, think again. The 48-year-old acting veteran is taking a dramatic turn with his new show that has way more in common with "Breaking Bad" than...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:01pm

'Game of Thrones' installation brings Iron Throne to Boston

"Game of Thrones" fans in Boston can finally live out their dreams of being a ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. Just in time for the new season of HBO's hit fantasy drama, a life-sized replica of the famed Iron Throne has been set up at the AT&T store on Boylston Street. The shop...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 4:35pm

Barstool Sports founder isn't sure if Seth Meyers is a true Boston sports fan

Thanks to five Super Bowl wins, three World Series titles, an NBA championship and a Stanley Cup victory, Boston sports fans have gotten pretty used to winning since the dawn of the 21st century.  No wonder why Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy is confident that his hometown teams will...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:30pm

Rob Corddry let his 7-year-old kid give him a tattoo

Thursday night's episode of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" featured a "Daily Show" reunion of sorts, as fellow Comedy Central alum Rob Corddry stopped by to hang out with his old work buddy. The Weymouth native was there to hype of the new season of HBO's "...

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:44am

Mike Birbiglia tells Stephen Colbert he's only 'Olive Garden' Italian

Mike Birbiglia will take home the coveted Stand-Up Comedian of the Year award at Just for Laughs comedy fest later this month, but the Montreal show hasn't always been such a welcoming place for the Shrewsbury comic. The “Don’t Think Twice” and “Trainwreck” star...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:38am

Keegan-Michael Key: Obama's anger translator wouldn't survive Trump's presidency

Life after graduation gets pretty messy for Keegan-Michael Key and the rest of the stars of Netflix's new comedy series "Friends from College." The "Key & Peele" star plays a Harvard educated author named Ethan who's struggling to keep his literary career and...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 11:02am

Animal Planet show debuts with story of chimp 'Raised Human' in NYC

A pet pig turned into a pet cause for New York City politicians when Wilbur, a potbelly pig living in a home on Staten Island, was ratted out and had to leave his family. But so-called exotic animals weren’t always illegal in the city and, on Saturday, Animal Planet will tell the story of one...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 5:05am

Bill Cosby town halls are 'not about sexual assault,' publicist says

Update June 26, 2017: Publicists for Bill Cosby announced on “Good Morning Alabama” last week that the fallen TV dad would host town halls this summer to teach young men, particularly athletes, how to avoid sexual assault allegations. “The town-hall meetings are not about sexual...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:19am

George R.R. Martin's new TV series is out of this world

"Game of Thrones" fans may be counting down the days until the beloved HBO fantasy drama returns this July, but series' creator George R.R. Martin already has another project in the works that's a far cry from the sword fights and dragons of Westeros. The award-winning author...

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 12:34pm

TNT’s ‘Will’ Laurie Davidson used rap to get into Shakespeare

It’s about time William Shakespeare got an origin story as exciting, sexy and violent as his plays. TNT’s new drama “Will,” premiering July 10, ditches powdered wigs and formality to turn 16th-century London into the seductive and dangerous world that it was, where people...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 9:20pm

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik talk Nantucket film fest, ‘Friends’ reunion

Movies may be the main attractions at the 2017 Nantucket Film Festival, but this weekend's festivities will also honor two of the most influential minds in television. "Friends" co-creator and Brandeis University alum David Crane along with former "Mad About You" writer and...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:35pm

Cosby said pill would 'relax' her, alleged sex victim testifies

The first witness in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said on Monday that the comedian insisted on giving her a white pill to help her "relax" and that she later lost consciousness and was partially clothed when she awoke. Prosecutors questioned Kelly Johnson about the incident,...

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 5:13pm

Jonah Ray gets us pumped for 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' live tour

If you love laughing along with the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" team as they bash on bad B-movies, wait until you see them in person. Host Jonah Ray and his sarcastic robot pals are hitting the road this summer for the "Watch Out For Snakes!” live tour, which kicks off...

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:23am

Take an exclusive look at 'My Cat from Hell's' big episode, Homeward Bound

Animal Planet’s “My Cat from Hell” is back on Saturday for another episode and we have an exclusive look at the Cat Daddy's upcoming show. And it's a big one with tiny co-stars. Jackson Galaxy, a long-time rescue animal advocate, got his start at a shelter in Boulder...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:07pm

Why Tituss Burgess is straight up legendary

Make no mistake: There’s a reason that Titus Andromedon is a favorite among “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” fans. And it has a lot to do with the man behind the Peeno Noir: Tituss Burgess. Burgess is one of a kind. Over the phone, he’s thoughtful — he’s passionate...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 5:45pm