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Topic: Neil deGrasse Tyson

10 Celebrities and Influencers Who Infuse Pop Culture With Intellect and Creativity

They make us laugh, think and wonder what's next

Pop culture may always feel shallow and image-obsessed, but if you look past the reality shows and pre-fab pablum, it becomes clear we're actually in a golden age of creativity.…

Time's New Web Series Follows Twin Brothers Who Embark on a Year in Space

Scott and Mark Kelly project grew from a cover story

Earlier this year, astronaut Scott Kelly blasted off into space, where he will spend the next year, attempting to set a single-mission record for a U.S. astronaut. Time Inc.'s nascent…

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is About to Get Yet Another Job Title: Late-Night TV Host

Astrophysicist's Star Talk podcast expands into National Geographic show

The National Geographic Channel is boldly going where it's never gone before: into late-night TV. Author, astrophysicist, Cosmos host and Cannes presenter Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will host Star Talk, the…

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

As other TV comedies get canceled, she's glad to be on Netflix

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…

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveals His Favorite Ad, and It's a Perfect Choice

Ogilvy Paris, take a bow

CANNES, France—There's no shortage of space-themed advertising out there. And not surprisingly, Neil deGrasse Tyson loves it. Speaking to Cannes Lions TV after his Thursday seminar here, the astrophysicist was asked…

Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Must Celebrate Innovators or 'Move Back Into the Cave'

Cannes creatives challenged to be part of the solution

CANNES, France—He is one of the world's only household names in the field of science, but Neil deGrasse Tyson definitely wishes that weren't the case. Standing before an audience of global…

Game of Thrones Sets Another Ratings Record

6.95 million viewers turn out for Sunday night’s episode

Whether they’re going up against zombies or dragons, the broadcast networks can’t seem to catch a break in the Sunday night 9 p.m. slot. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, last night’s…

Resurrection Falls Back to Earth

ABC drama down 40 percent in hyper-competitive Sunday night slot

After a splashy debut in which it more than doubled its time slot predecessor’s average deliveries, ABC’s Resurrection has fallen back to earth. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the fourth episode…

Drinking With H. Jon Benjamin and Eugene Mirman

Comic duo talk up Bob’s Burgers’ move to 7 p.m.

When Bob’s Burgers returns to Fox’s Sunday night lineup this weekend, it will do so after a five-week hiatus—and in a new time slot. Bumped back to 7 p.m. to…

Fox Is Bringing Metaphysics Back to the Masses With a Reboot of Cosmos

Neil deGrasse Tyson teams with Seth MacFarlane, of all people

It’s an early January afternoon on the Upper West Side, just days after the Earth began heaving itself along on yet another elliptical voyage around the sun, and a polar…

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