| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
In a move that reflects the deepening connection between television and social media, Nielsen has introduced a new type of ratings system that seeks to measure the audience for TV-related conversations on Twitter.
The new Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings will...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:31 PM
A group of entertainment industry executives and labor leaders called on state lawmakers to beef up California's film incentives -- or risk losing a homegrown industry to rivals. At a state committee hearing held at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:38 AM
"The Fosters" has found a home on ABC Family. The network has renewed the family drama for a second season.
The envelope-pushing series, which boasts Jennifer Lopez as an executive producer, centers on a biracial lesbian couple and their brood made up...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's the sound most have learned to ignore when she's around. Where there is Julie Plec, the co-creator of "The Vampire Diaries," there's a near constant hum — a sort of real-life soundtrack that rivals the intense, forlorn music on the popular CW...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sci fi and fantasy TV get their due in November with the premieres of Fox's robot-action thriller "Almost Human," the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special, "The Day of the Doctor," and BBC America's mythology series "Atlantis." Two sitcoms, Fox's...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...