| May 28, 2013
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to persuade Netflix to make another season of "Men of a Certain Age."
The Skinny: So far I've gotten through seven episodes of "Arrested Development." Unlike others who powered through all 15 like a kid with a pizza in...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:45 AM
"Arrested Development" (Netflix, Sunday, then anytime). The 15-episode, seven-years-belated fourth season of what was formerly a Fox comedy and now belongs to the Internet is not being offered in advance for critical review, so you know as much as I do....
| May 25, 2013
| 3:58 PM
"Sanjay and Craig," which premieres Saturday (tonight) on Nickelodeon, follows the adventures of a boy named Sanjay, voiced by Maulik Pancholy of "30 Rock," and his best friend, a talking snake named Craig, voiced by Chris Hardwick, the Nerdist. Linda...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Not every Kickstarter film-funding effort ends in multimillion-dollar success, a la actor-writer-director Zach Braff's recent campaign or that achieved by the cast and creators of the canceled CW show "Veronica Mars." Just ask actress Melissa Joan Hart,...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:40 AM
After the coffee. Before the CBS and TNT upfronts. Jealous yet?
The Skinny: It feels like I've been here a week. Oh wait, I have been here a week! By the time most of you read this, I'll have already been to two upfront events and in desperate need of a...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The maverick wants to cook the TV industry's golden goose.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is preparing to introduce legislation perhaps as early as Thursday that would dramatically overhaul the television business and will probably be met with strong...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Sprout is spreading its roots.
The kids network aimed at children ages 2 to 5 has landed a distribution deal with Cablevision Systems Corp., a large pay-TV operator in the New York City area.
Getting access to Cablevision subscribers is key for Sprout...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Economists are forecasting slow growth in advertising spending for the remainder of 2013 amid encouraging signs from the U.S. labor market.
Media companies are doing their best to grab a bigger slice of the pie.
This week, Wall Street cheered Viacom...
| May 9, 2012
He had already been proclaimed "the Picasso of children's books" by Time magazine when Maurice Sendak, then in his 30s, wrote and illustrated "Where the Wild Things Are," a dark fantasy that became one of the 10 bestselling children's books of all time....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:44 PM
L.A. prosecutors charged actress Amanda Bynes on Wednesday in connection with two alleged hit-and-run car accidents. The charges are related to crashes on April 10 and Aug 4. 2012, said city attorney's spokesman Frank Manteljan. Byrnes is scheduled to be....
| May 3, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Viacom second quarter earnings, released Thursday, were up 56%. Revenue was up 2% to $3.33 billion....