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  • David Mills dies at 48; Emmy-winning writer for 'The Wire,' 'NYPD Blue'

    David Mills dies at 48; Emmy-winning writer for 'The Wire,' 'NYPD Blue'
    David Mills, a former journalist and Emmy-winning television writer best known for his work on "NYPD Blue" and "The Wire," has died. He was 48. Mills died Tuesday of an apparent brain aneurysm in New Orleans, where he had been working on the upcoming HBO...
  • Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?

    Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?
    There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
  • TCA Press Tour: NBC gives 'ER' three more episodes

    TCA Press Tour: NBC gives 'ER' three more episodes
  • Change the networks want to believe in

    Change the networks want to believe in
    At last the election is over! Now, viewers can go back to really important TV fare, such as "Dirty Sexy Money" and "Lipstick Jungle." Don't laugh. That's what the networks are praying for. Conventional wisdom has it that the fall TV season was...
  • ABC's 2008 fall lineup holds firm, with a dose of 'Scrubs' added

    ABC's 2008 fall lineup holds firm, with a dose of 'Scrubs' added
    Tuesday was the second day of the weeklong "upfronts" held in New York City where the major television networks gather annually to present their new programming to media buyers. NEW YORK -- As expected, ABC President of Entertainment Steve McPherson...
  • The strike aside, hit shows are still missing

    The strike aside, hit shows are still missing
    WHEN NBC's Golden Globes telecast devolved into a fiasco earlier this month, with ratings skidding more than 70%, it seemed to hammer home the conventional wisdom about the writers strike. The strike by the Writers Guild of America, you'll recall, was...
  • TV's grave new world

    TV's grave new world
    REMEMBER when they used to gobble horse innards and other delicacies on "Fear Factor"? Ah, 'twas prime time's golden age. Blame it on the writers strike, but network TV is rushing to embrace cheap and sponsor-friendly unscripted programming that makes...
  • Child's play

    Child's play
    In the middle of everything there is a pool. It's flanked by beach chairs under umbrellas, picture-perfect palm trees, actresses, publicists, reporters and other hangers-on. Four good-looking young guys dressed in Hollywood-wear -- skinny jeans, jackets...
  • On 'ER,' two minutes and years of plot twists

    On 'ER,' two minutes and years of plot twists
    On the night of Feb. 10, 2000 -- in the pre-spoiler era, when it was possible to watch an episode of television and be wholly surprised -- "ER" viewers found themselves stunned/petrified by its final two minutes. The scene: During a Valentine's Day party...
  • The doctor is in . . . bed with one

    The doctor is in . . . bed with one
    The patients at "ER's" County General Hospital weren't the only ones receiving a little TLC. In between the endless paperwork and bloody surgeries, young doctors and nurses in love -- and sometimes not -- administered a crash cart full of sexual...
  • 'ER' calls its time of death

    'ER' calls its time of death
    With its technical innovations and reliance on realism, "ER" changed dramatic television. And when NBC pulls the plug on the show Thursday after 15 seasons, "ER" will leave behind a splintered prime-time landscape as the networks struggle to compete in...