| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The Victorian-era detectives of "Ripper Street" have been granted a stay of execution, thanks to Amazon, which ordered a third season of the BBC series that had been canceled last year.
The online retail giant announced the new eight-episode season as...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:18 PM
New Mexico, which has doubled for Afghanistan and Morocco, is about to stand in for ancient Egypt.
The new drama "Hieroglyph," produced by 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment, will begin filming at Albuquerque Studios next month, the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:21 PM
The second season of A&E's drama "Bates Motel" premieres on Monday and it's getting the must-have accessory for any self-respecting drama on cable these days: a live aftershow.
"Bates Motel: After Hours" will air after the second season premiere and the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Harry Hamlin wasn't supposed to touch the food on the table during the conference scenes on "L.A. Law," NBC's Emmy Award-winning 1986-94 legal series.
The sandwiches were strictly props. But Hamlin, who played attorney Michael Kuzak, the serious-...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:55 AM
NBC closed out its coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics down in the ratings from the Vancouver Games four years ago.
According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, the closing ceremony for the Games in Sochi, Russia, drew 15.3 million viewers on...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Being a redneck during a zombie apocalypse can be hazardous to your health.
Remaining among the living often depends on overcoming the traditional redneck worldview. One challenge is to recognize the urgent need to work, play and kill well with others...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:14 PM
"Breaking Bad" might not be with us any longer, but one of the show's most beloved characters, the grizzled hit man Mike Ehrmantraut, will return in "Better Call Saul," AMC's spinoff.
Along with Bob Odenkirk, who will reprise his titular role as crooked...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
ABC turned Twitter into a tailgate party last week.
The 47th Annual CMA Awards, the kudos-fest honoring the year's top country music stars, was the most tweeted-about telecast of the week that ended Sunday, drawing nearly 1.67 million mentions on the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Everyone knows AMC's zombie drama "The Walking Dead" is a hit. What's less talked-about is how the show has evidently discovered some kind of anti-aging miracle potion that allows it to defy typical TV ratings trends.
"Walking Dead" wrapped up the first...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Jack Gleeson, the young Irish actor internationally known as the sociopathic King Joffrey on HBO's "Game of Thrones," doesn't plan on pursuing any more high-profile roles when his time on the hit fantasy series comes to an end.
During a recent interview...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
This post has been corrected:
With One Direction, Taylor Swift and and Justin Timberlake claiming trophies during Sunday's broadcast of the "American Music Awards," it's no surprise that the show claimed the week's top award on Twitter.
The show was...