08:38 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 08/14/2014 04:00PM
The very first episode of Inside the Actors Studio aired Aug. 14, 1994.
Hosted by former brothel worker and Arrested Development star James Lipton, the show has gone on to become a cultural institution, both for Lipton's ah, specific, delivery and persona, and for its watchable, occasionally riveting looks into the craft of acting.
Here are five great moments from the show's 20-year-and-counting run.
Originally posted 07/08/2014 05:00PM
And now, returning to the stage…
Originally posted 06/15/2014 02:45PM
Dave Chappelle was a guest on The Tonight Show Friday, and among the many topics he and Jimmy Fallon discussed – Chappelle's nine-show run at Radio City Music Hall, being mistaken for a member of The Roots – it's Chappelle's recollections of the first time he met Kanye West that are getting passed around, largely because of how perfectly Kanye-esque they are.
Originally posted 11/18/2013 02:25PM
Originally posted 03/02/2006 08:00AM
The on-again, off-again relationship between Dave Chappelle and the Comedy Channel is off again, with the comic saying that he won't return to the cable network should it proceed with plans to broadcast new episodes from material he filmed before leaving the series.
Originally posted 12/15/2005 08:00AM
A former employee of Dave Chappelle's is suing the comic, claiming he served as Chappelle's personal manager for nine months but was never paid, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
Originally posted 12/06/2005 08:00AM
Peripatetic comedian Dave Chappelle is coming back to Comedy Central – sort of.
Originally posted 09/13/2005 09:00AM
Dave Chappelle likes downsizing.
Originally posted 08/03/2005 09:00AM
In the ongoing Dave Chappelle saga – which started in April when he walked off his Comedy Central show in order to rest up in South Africa – the latest word comes from the comedian's collaborator, Charlie Murphy.
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