| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:06 PM
For the fourth consecutive year, ABC's hit "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series.
Structured as a mockumentary, the sitcom follows three generations of a diverse and affluent Southern California family, played by an ensemble cast that...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:37 PM
"New Girl" (Fox, Tuesdays); "The Mindy Project" (Fox, Tuesdays). With the signal exception of Rebel Wilson's "Super Fun Night," the new TV year is less interested in the lives of young unattached women than in family business, typically spread across...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The World Series ended Wednesday night with a victory for the Boston Red Sox and what looks to be the most-watched Fall Classic game since 2011.
The Red Sox handily beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 to win the series, and the match-up drew about...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:53 AM
ABC has picked up freshman comedies "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" for full seasons, and ordered four additional episodes of Rebel Wilson-led laffer "Super Fun Night." But "Back in the Game" looks like it's exiting the field.
The September opener...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Rupert Murdoch's newly streamlined 21st Century Fox media company missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the fiscal first quarter, despite raking in higher revenue from television programming fees and advertising sales.
The quarter ended Sept....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day.
The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Matthew McConaughey (leading man of the year), Will Ferrell (funnyman of the year), Pharrell Williams, Andy Samberg and Julie Delpy were among the honorees who turned out to GQ magazine's West Coast Men of the Year bash Tuesday night.
Now in its 18th...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When he was in his early 20s, Bill Lawrence landed his first staff writing job on ABC's "Billy." In the first days of his new sitcom gig, he would get hungry and would secretly take food, mostly cereal.
"Finally the executive producer came around and he...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:26 AM
ABC had a couple things to party about Wednesday night.
"Super Fun Night," the freshman comedy starring Rebel Wilson, got a super big surge in the 18-to-49 age group compared with its last first-run airing two weeks ago, growing its rating 24% to a 2.1,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bob Newhart and Melissa Leo won Emmys on Sunday night. Jane Fonda and Michael J. Fox didn't.
Do the results from the Creative Arts Emmys offer any clues for this Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards show?
Probably not. Or maybe they are remarkably...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards.
While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...