television comedies

Eddie Murphy left enduring mark on 'SNL'

In June of 1982, NBC held a lunch in Los Angeles to publicize its then 7-year-old series, "Saturday Night Live," which had all but died two years earlier, when the producer chosen to succeed creator Lorne Michaels, Jean Doumanian, had presided over a disastrous season.

Why 'The Simpsons' matters to Disney+

30 years ago, Bart Simpson and his alter-ego "El Barto" were everywhere: On TV, of course, but also magazine covers and t-shirts, and in video games, doing "The Bartman," and telling everyone not to lay