| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Fans of the ABC Family series "Pretty Little Liars" took to Twitter in droves to discuss the summer finale, making the drama the most-tweeted-about TV show of the week, according to Nielsen's SocialGuide.
Viewers sent nearly 1.9 million tweets, as...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:22 AM
We have five words for you: Bill Nye the Waltz Guy.
The embarrassment of riches in reality-TV land keep coming. "American Idol" on Tuesday bestowed on us a "dream team" of a judges panel. Now Wednesday gives us the roster of celebrity participants --...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:31 PM
It's officially almost summer, which means basic cable is ascendant. Between them, USA, TNT and ABC Family own the summer, with a host of new and returning shows. Here are a couple to look out for this week:
"Burn Notice." If there were an Emmy for most...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The wails of an infant haunt much of the 13-minute YouTube clip.
On the Internet's dominant video site, recordings of laughing babies, talking twin babies, roller-skating babies long have made for amusing, sure-fire click bait. This case of a crying...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Sunday night's BET Awards, telecast from the Nokia Theatre in downtown L.A., were by far the most tweeted-about event of the week, according to rankings from Nielsen's SocialGuide, which measures Twitter TV activity.
The 12-year-old award show's...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:18 AM
My 14-year-old daughter, Sophie, loves “Pretty Little Liars.” Both the novels by Sara Shepard and the ABC Family show that’s based on them. She follows it all, tracking differences in how the stories unfold, discussing it with her...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:59 AM
High-wire walker Nik Wallenda's attempt to traverse the Grand Canyon was the most tweeted-about event on TV, according to newly released Twitter TV rankings from Nielsen's SocialGuide.
The Discovery Channel’s “Skywire Live” special...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
So many shows begin with the death of a young person that it seems only fair one should turn the conceit on its head. "Twisted," which premieres Tuesday on ABC Family, attempts to discover what might happen if a young man who murdered his aunt returns...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Although it has some of the new-colt wobbliness common to newborn series, "The Fosters," which premieres Monday on ABC Family, gets on its legs pretty quickly.
Created by the alliterative team of Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige, whose main previous...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The hit series "Teen Wolf" is a top-ranked cable show among young viewers. It also ranks at the top of the list when it comes to receiving California film tax breaks.
On Tuesday, the MTV series was approved for an estimated $11-million tax credit for...