| 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 --...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Two senior executives are exiting Walt Disney Co.'s television operations.
At ABC, John Saade, executive vice president of alternative and late-night programming, is leaving. No replacement was named, but Lisa Berger, a former top programming...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:15 PM
This week marks the official start of the fall TV season. Some series have already gotten off to a start, including Fox's comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and NBC's thriller "Blacklist" (with the official trailer above). There are almost too many new shows...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Location manager Brian O'Neill needed a location to film a wedding scene for the upcoming move "The Wedding Ringer," and he knew just the place: Hollywood United Methodist Church at the corner of Franklin and North Highland avenues.
With its Gothic...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The child star who grows into a drug-using train wreck is a cliche that some might have thought Melissa Joan Hart escaped. The sweet star of "Clarissa Explains It All" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" always appeared to be one of the more grounded...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The SyFy channel’s gloriously schlocky “Sharknado” may be the first TV movie made for the Twitter generation: Impossibly bad, with a ridiculous premise (a killer funnel cloud sucking up and then raining thousands of giant sharks), a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Underscoring the pitched battle to land television dramas, production of NBC's post-apocalyptic drama "Revolution" has moved halfway across the country to Austin, Texas.
The first season of the J.J. Abrams-produced science fiction drama was shot in...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:18 PM
In an example of medium meeting message, MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show," which deals with truth and lies in online dating, was the most-tweeted-about TV show last week, according to measurement firm SocialGuide.
The show, now in its second season, is...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Paramount Pictures is laying off 110 workers at its Los Angeles and international offices as the company streamlines its business operations.
In a memo to employees, Paramount's chief operating officer, Frederick Huntsberry, said the staff cuts would...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Dish Network subscribers don't have to worry about losing ESPN or Disney Channel ... yet.
Walt Disney Co., parent of ABC, ESPN, ABC Family and several other networks, and the satellite broadcaster have agreed to a short-term extension of their current...