Tina Fey

The Super Bowl Is Stephen Colbert’s Opening Act, and He’s Ready to Make the Most of It

CBS should have no problem drawing at least 110 million viewers to its Super Bowl 50 broadcast on Feb. 7, but the network has even grander ambitions for what could turn out to be a record-breaking audience.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Explain Their Hosting Strategy for Sunday’s Golden Globes

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler lay out their hosting strategies for this year's Golden Globes in this blooper-reel-style NBC video that leans rather heavily on the ladies' charm (and some well-timed edits), rather than the strength of their material. For example: Tina's "I'm not gonna dope" line, which would fall flat without the quick cut. Or Amy's joke about Hollywood Foreign Press members being ghosts, which sounds like a rejected Anchorman line, though her bright-faced delivery makes it work. (We'll ignore the Banksy thing altogether.)

NBC Ditched Tina Fey’s New Sitcom—and She Couldn’t Be Happier

The television landscape is changing by the day, and the networks are doing everything they can to hold on to their piece of the pie. As the Television Critics Association's winter press tour kicked off Wednesday, a trio of outlets—Netflix, ESPN and National Geographic Channel—shared their plans to make waves in 2015.

7 Memorable Moments in the Dubious History of Product Placement

Remember when you had to wait until the commercial break to be bombarded with brand marketing? Probably not, since product placement has been a Hollywood addiction since the 1980s. Ever since Steven Spielberg featured Reese's Pieces in 1982's E.T. (after being turned down by short-sighted M&M reps), brands and content creators have embraced product placement as a sort of commercial symbiosis. This Wednesday, we'll be tackling the issue of product placement at #adweekchat, a one-hour Twitter conversation open to all. Join us at 2 p.m. Eastern for a lively discussion of the best, worst and weirdest examples of product placement in TV, movies and video. In the meantime, enjoy revisiting a few of the more iconic moments of product integration (some paid, some not) that have helped to shape how writers and producers weave brands into their storylines—with mixed results:

Upfront Uproar: NBC Guts Thursday Night Comedies, Shifts The Blacklist

On the verge of winning its first seasonal ratings crown in a decade, NBC still has a lot of work to do if it’s going to repeat its title run in 2014-15.

Fox Renews New Girl, The Mindy Project, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Following

Fox late Friday gave fans of its Tuesday night comedies something to cheer about, announcing it has picked up the gloriously goofy, Golden Globe Award-winning ensemble

Strong Sampling for Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show Debut

While the overnights for Jimmy Fallon’s first night at the helm of The Tonight Show were promising, it would be premature to crown the antic talk show host the King of Late Night.

Golden Globes Rule Sunday Night

NBC on Sunday posted a 10-year high with its presentation of the 71st Golden Globe Awards, and if the half-hour ratings are anything to go by, the night’s most compelling stars were returning hosts Tina Fey and Amy P

Fey and Poehler Lead Golden Globes to 6-Year Ratings High

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler not only made the Golden Globes fun again, but they also helped deliver the award show’s highest ratings in six years.

Baldwin: ’30 Rock’ Will End After Next Season

Alec Baldwin said he’s game to sign on for an eighth season of NBC’s self-referential comedy 30 Rock, but he fears the network will cancel the show after the 2012-13 campaign.