Contrary to crazy reports, Alec Baldwin will not be on your television while you are fast sleep—at least not yet: NBC announced this afternoon that Last Call with Carson Daly, the show you did not know was still on, has been renewed for a 13th.
Today in show business news: Alec Baldwin's latest Broadway play is closing early, Steve Carell returns to The Office, Winona Ryder is making a comeback, and The Newsroom goes back in time again.
The wee hours of the morning may be welcoming none other Baldwin into NBC's new late-night lineup, which leads to a bunch more questions, all with very sensible (if provocative and potentially dangerous) answers.
That the New York Post and Alec Baldwin got into another spat is not news, really. But the latest battle between the paper and Baldwin is a little uglier, and a little unsettling, and a little more racist than their normal tiffs.
More New York City voters would rather see Eliot Spitzer, driven from the governor's mansion over a prostitution scandal, and, Anthony Weiner, driven from Congress by sending gross pictures on Twitter, enter next year's crowded mayoral race, than see Alec Baldwin, hilarious star of 30 Rock and Words With Friends plane outbursts jump into politics.
Glengarry Glen Ross first hit movies theaters 20 years ago today, spawning countless parodies of Alec Baldwin's "Always Be Closing" speech. To mark the occasion we've rounded up the best ones.
Alec Baldwin, prolific tweeter and anti-paparrazi activist, (who is also -- we've heard -- an actor), quit Twitter on Monday. His parting words: "It's been fun." Instead of wallowing in grief, let's remember the good times.
Today in books and publishing: The ongoing hand-wringing over e-books; the Library of Congress's great reading list; Apple anti-trust suit wrinkles; Alec Baldwin gets mad, gets books.
Alec Baldwin and Bristol Palin wouldn't seem to have that much in common: He's old, she's young, he's an accomplished actor, she's a politician's child, he is the left's worst spokesperson, she's the worst spokesman for the right. But they have something very important in common deep inside their souls: each hate hate hates the media while making a living in media.
Today: Alec and his bride have announced their venue, Corey Feldman has a domestic situation for once, and Steve Wynn officially owns a big chunk of Manhattan.
Alec Baldwin is very sorry for saying something mean about Harvey Weinstein, more details on Bill Clinton's pornstar photo-op, and Charlie Sheen's collection of sports baubles may be expanding by one Super Bowl ring.
Bill Clinton got friendly with some porn stars last night in Monaco, Alec Baldwin may be getting married abroad, and Monaco's Prince Pierre Casiraghi details his wicked scar.
Alec Baldwin has been angrily tweeting Tuesday night and Wednesday morning about the journalists staked out in front of his apartment (ironically to ask him about his stalker), but it was a perceived slight from a fellow NBC family member that drove him to hint he'd be leaving the network.
Say what you will of Alec Baldwin; he makes great tabloid fodder. And so, the Post slaps him on their cover with the headline "Dirty Rock"—even though the story within is more about his alleged stalker than about Baldwin, himself. What do we know about this alleged stalker?
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Heritage Auctions has the perfect gift for that recently deceased friend or loved one in your life: A real, hardbound copy of The Handbook for the Recently Deceased, the manual for ghosts that "reads like stereo instructions," from Tim Burton's 1988 classic Beetlejuice.
Last night Alec Baldwin sustained the speculation that he will make an Al Franken-like jump from comedy to politics in the near future, telling CNN's Piers Morgan, "I do want to run for office one day."
In upstate New York, the supermarket chain Wegman's was happily running commercials featuring an anecdote Alec Baldwin told about his mom on Late Night, but after just "a few dozen" customers complained, the chain pulled the ad spots.
Thousands of 30-Rock fans in New York City who hoped to one day tick a box next to Alec Baldwin's name in a mayoral election will be disappointed to hear that it's not happening.
Today in books: Drive follow-up will be released as a paperback this summer, Jonathan Safran Foer's complicated best book of the year criteria, and why print books will always rule the skies.
Less than 24 hours after the Words with Friends game heard round the world that led to Alec Baldwin's boisterous removal from an American Airlines flight, the star's Twitter account is suspended.
Alec Baldwin threw a hissy fit on an airplane when he was told to turn off his cell phone before takeoff, American Airlines says, reportedly stalking off to the bathroom and slamming the door.
Thanks to two heavily retweeted witnesses who said that he'd been kicked off a plane, the Internet has been full of speculation about what was going on with 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin on an American Airlines flight before he responded on Twitter.
The Gingriches add star power to the Kennedy Center honors, Alec Baldwin won't close the door on a New York City mayoral bid, and the NFL confirms Madonna will be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show.
Players: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock star and part-time Occupy Wall Streeter; Dean Skelos, Republican State Senator who represents Nassau County and isn't a Wall Street Occupier
We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching trailers, viral videos, shaky cell phone footage, and people arguing on television. This is why The Atlantic Wire highlights the day's video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
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The 30 Rock star suggested to the 'New York Times' he was interested
If he wants to run New York City, he probably ought to register to vote there
Expiring contracts, a midseason start, and a new programming head spell trouble
The show is at its best when it just spontaneously stops making sense
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