| May 15, 2011
Television takes the spotlight starting Monday at the upfronts in New York City, when most networks will announce which shows live and die. Many decisions will hinge on issues of substance — ratings and cost and critical acclaim. But no one should...
| May 15, 2011
In a Feb. 3 episode of "Bones," Brennan demonstrates her Toyota's adaptive cruise control to Booth. A few days later, on "Glee," Santana shows Puck a jewelry box, and tells him it contains a ring from Jared jewelers. A Nielsen study will later find...
| Mar 9, 2009
The detective tale is like yellow cake -- at some level everyone likes it, and with a little imagination you can do pretty much anything with it.
Which is why the mystery section of almost every bookstore is among its largest and why television is...
| Mar 16, 2009
During the next month, the broadcast networks are rolling out at least 10 new midseason series. NBC unveiled its epic drama "Kings" on Sunday night. Two new ABC sitcoms are coming, "Better Off Ted" this week and "In the Motherhood" next. And Fox has a...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:26 AM
UPDATED: For the ninth week in a row, ABC's "Shark Tank" drew the most young adults of any Friday show. But CBS' "Undercover Boss" tied it this week.
CBS won the night in that age group and was easily tops in total viewers.
The night's most-watched...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:30 AM
It's shaping up to be a momentous weekend in prime-time programming. Consider these previews by day:
The nefarious Governor (David Morrissey) returns to "The Walking Dead" at 9 p.m. on AMC. In a preview, the Governor looks distracted as a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:20 AM
The further we lean into the holiday season (and isn't Valentine's Day merchandise due to show up in stores soon?) the leaner the TV pickings get. I'm talking lean, folks leaner than the turkey's white meat. Here's what caught my eye on television this...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:05 AM
In the future envisioned by J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman, the "Fringe" producers behind Fox's new drama "Almost Human," police work gets so rough that cops are riding with android partners.
In the future envisioned by Amazon, you wouldn't need cable or a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
This week brings the series premieres of "Ground Floor," "Alpha House" and "Almost Human" and the series finale of "Eastbound & Down." Also on the schedule are the return of "Parks and Recreation" after a short hiatus, the Season 4 premiere of "Raising...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:50 AM
UPDATED: Dancing and football were Central Florida's favorites Monday night.
As usual, ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" drew the most viewers in this TV market for the night. The surprise ejection of Elizabeth Berkley was witnessed by 277,800 viewers....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The week's highlights include more John F. Kennedy specials, more major guest stars and the latest turns in reality contests. Some programs to keep in mind:
Bryan Cranston of "Breaking Bad" visits "How I Met Your Mother" at 8 p.m. Monday on CBS. The...