| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Veteran TV director Michael Pressman got a surprising response when he asked students in his film directing class to describe their dream jobs.
“Your job,” he said they told him recently. “We want to be the director in charge of a TV...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:58 PM
George A. Romero is known popularly as the father of the modern movie zombie because of his 1968 classic, "Night of the Living Dead." But he recently had some less-than-flattering things to say about "The Walking Dead," the zombie TV series that wears its...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Comedy Central has been doing quite well for itself for a while now in late night with the one-two punch of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. But increasingly, it looks as if Chris Hardwick might be part of that regular lineup, based on the straight out of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:58 AM
CNN, the network that proved there is an audience for a 24-hour news channel, is struggling to hold onto viewers and stay competitive in the ratings race with Fox News and MSNBC.
Fox has a solid hold on the top spot and has done it by being the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:22 PM
"The Biggest Loser" producers continue to stay mum in the face of "cheating scandal" headlines. But one person who is talking -- kind of -- says the return of "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard is the real deal.
Viewers were shocked when this week'...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Jon Stewart has a message for Fox News Channel: I tell jokes for a living, so stop using me to help prove your talking points.
On Thursday's "Daily Show," Stewart ridiculed news outlets -- mainly Fox News -- for using his jokes about the tech-plagued...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:42 PM
John Oliver, who won praise for his stint as Jon Stewart's temporary replacement this summer on "The Daily Show," will be getting his own topical series on HBO beginning in 2014, the network announced today.
“We weren’t otherwise searching...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:36 PM
"The Colbert Report" finally put an end to "The Daily Show's" 10-year winning streak at the Emmys on Sunday night, claiming the title of outstanding variety series for the first time.
While the real Stephen Colbert was gracious and modest in his...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Stephen Colbert has made a career out of conducting uncomfortable interviews, but on Thursday he brought new meaning to the term "cringe-worthy" when he sat down with former intelligence official Philip Mudd.
Mudd, who has served as the deputy director...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Cecily Strong is getting a promotion - to the "Weekend Update" anchor desk on "Saturday Night Live."
In her sophomore year on "SNL," the 29-year-old featured player will join longtime anchor Seth Meyers, who's planning to leave in mid-season to start...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television critics are not part of the television academy, which means we don't get to vote in the Emmys race. Depending on where you're sitting, this is either a very good or a very bad thing.
What we do get to do is second-guess, congratulate and...