| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Riding high after clinching new program-licensing deals and winning the coveted NFL Thursday night football package, CBS Corp. topped Wall Street's profit estimates for the broadcasting company's fiscal fourth quarter.
"For the year, and for the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Comic actor Brad Garrett has been tapped by the Writers Guild of America, West to host the 2014 Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 1, and you can watch how he works the room with a live webcast of the ceremony along with pre-awards nominee interviews –...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:44 PM
"The Amazing Race" is about to begin its 24th edition, and once again it's time for the "all-stars" to come back and race again.
The producers have unveiled the lineup of returning "Race-rs" in advance of the show's Feb. 23 season premiere.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:33 AM
"Everybody Loves Raymond" ended in 2005, but the love persists. This spring, the Ray Romano sitcom will be inducted into the National Assn. of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the NAB Show Television Luncheon on April 7.
Series stars Ray...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Based on recent ratings success, Lifetime original movies are bucking the stereotype they once were. An impressive number of people tuned in watch Christina Ricci play Lizzie Borden in Lifetime's latest original, "Lizzie Borden Took an Ax."
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
"Why does the TV business hate people over 50?" That's one of the most common questions I get asked by viewers.
This is not an idle query. The TV industry, like much of corporate America, chases youth. That pursuit has a major impact on programming....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, stars of the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men," have been named the highest-paid TV actors of 2013 by Forbes magazine.
Despite flagging viewership as of late, the show makes most of its dough in syndication, which keeps its...
| Feb 17, 2011
Veteran character actor
Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
| Oct 30, 2012
Alan Kirschenbaum, 51, a television producer and comedy writer who worked on such shows as "Raising Hope," "My Name is Earl" and "Yes, Dear," which he co-created, was found dead Friday at his Burbank home.
Early reports indicate he may have committed...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| May 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
ABC is clearly seeing red, axing two more shows: “Red Widow” and “How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life.”
Based on the Dutch format, “Red Widow” had a lackluster midseason launch, averaging a 1.1...