| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
James Gandolfini, who made his mark playing troubled mob boss Tony Soprano, died Wednesday in Italy from a possible heart attack. He was 51.
The actor left a notable imprint in Hollywood with an acting career that included television, theater and film....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:53 PM
James Marsters — the actor behind the peroxide-haired punk rock vampire Spike in Joss Whedon's long-running series “Buffy the Vampire ......
| Feb 20, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Academy Awards host Seth MacFarlane has a message for the Oscars: Be careful what you wish for 'cause you just ......
| May 12, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NEW YORK -- With ratings for "American Idol" tumbling and few new hits to speak of other than "The Following," Fox will unveil a 2013-14 schedule Monday that includes five new comedies and four dramas during its upfront presentation to advertisers in...
| May 14, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Fox is banking on funnyman and former "SNL" cast member Andy Samberg and "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane to bolster its sagging ratings for the 2013-14 season.
On Monday it released four previews for new comedies aimed at cranking audience laughter...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:38 PM
News Corp. Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey rattled cages last month by threatening to turn his company's Fox Broadcasting network -- home of "Family Guy," "American Idol" and NFL football -- into a cable channel.
Carey threw down the gauntlet in...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:06 PM
Fox got the upfront season rolling in a big way Wednesday by announcing the pickup of five new comedies and four new dramas for the 2013-14 season.
On the comedy side, Fox has ordered “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” a single-camera comedy from...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has hired Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for an encore performance as Oscar producers, retaining them for the 2014 broadcast after this year's show garnered solid ratings.
The move is unusual because the job...
| Jun 20, 2012
Television comedy can probably be divided into two eras: B.L. and A.L. — Before Lear and After Lear. Norman Lear's seminal 1970s sitcoms —"All in the Family" and its offspring, from"Maude" to "The Jeffersons" — used the laissez-passer of...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The morning fix is a collection of links to media-related stories. Today's links include stories about Fox, Walt Disney Co. and weekend box office....
| Feb 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Although the sudden passing of Whitney Houston has cast a pall over the mainstream music industry's annual pat on the back that is the Grammy Awards, it's all systems go at this point, with the Grammy eve parties lasting into......