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  • Viola Davis tackles lead in Rhimes' 'How to Get Away with Murder'

    LOS ANGELES There's no big mystery as to why two-time Academy Award nominee Viola Davis signed on to star in the new ABC drama from producer Shonda Rhimes, "How to Get Away with Murder." It was killer material. "I wanted to have a character that kind of...
  • Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition

     Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition
    Executives with Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Starz met Tuesday to discuss a possible acquisition of the premium cable movie service, a deal that could expand Murdoch's reach into homes across the country. Starz Chief Executive Chris Albrecht...
  • CNN Puts Greater Emphasis on Original Series in Primetime

    CBS, Fox and NBC are among the TV networks trying to launch new programming as part of the industry's annual fall onslaught. This year, you can add CNN to their ranks. The Time Warner-owned outlet is set to debut new original primetime series from people...
  • Cubs TV rights deal in late innings

    Cubs TV rights deal in late innings
    The Chicago Cubs may be headed for extra innings in their search for a new television home. With one week left in the season, and its expiring agreement with WGN-Ch. 9, the team has yet to announce broadcast plans for 2015 and beyond. Sources say the...
  • 'Big Brother' renewed by CBS for two more seasons

    'Big Brother' renewed by CBS for two more seasons
    CBS' "Big Brother" is going to keep watching for a while. The summer reality series that isolates a group of people in a custom-made house as they are filmed 24 hours a day has been renewed for two more editions to be broadcast in the summers of 2015...
  • CBS' 'Scorpion,' Fox's 'Gotham' Shine on Busy Opening Night of TV Season

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - UPDATE: In updated Nielsen estimates released late Tuesday, CBS' "Scorpion" was revised down a tick to 3.2/9 in 18-49 and 13.83 million viewers overall, tying with Fox's "Gotham" in 18-49 (3.2/10, 8.21 million viewers); the...
  • Sheldon Cooper sets Monday pace

    UPDATED: The one-hour season premiere of "The Big Bang Theory" was the biggest show Monday, the first night of the new TV season. Early ratings show that Sheldon Cooper and his gang drew 18 million viewers in the 8 p.m. hour, according to ratings...
  • Networks' need for hit sitcoms is no laughing matter

    There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy. The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory." ------------ For...
  • Review: 'The Blacklist' bows; 'Under the Dome' implodes

    Review: 'The Blacklist' bows; 'Under the Dome' implodes
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - At times during its first season, "The Blacklist" felt like two series in one: The very good one starring James Spader as a ruthless criminal, and the more mundane procedural in which he had taken refuge. Thanks to the show's...
  • TV ratings: 'Big Bang Theory' wins night; 'Gotham' premieres strong

    Season 8 of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" kicked off with -- you guessed it -- a bang. Back-to-back episodes of the highly anticipated sitcom topped Monday night TV ratings and elevated CBS to the No. 1 most-watched network, according to Nielsen. The 8...
  • CBS Renews 'Big Brother' for Two More Seasons

    In anticipation of its upcoming season finale, CBS has renewed "Big Brother" for 17th and 18th editions -- ensuring the hit summer reality series will stay on the Eye through 2016. The long-running series, which is hosted by Julie Chen and is executive...