| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
In this week's edition of the Variety/iSpot.tv Movie Commercial Tracker, MGM's "Hercules" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $8.4 million for spots that have aired 1,903 times across 37 networks through July 27. (That's a relatively modest...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
UPDATED: "America's Got Talent" earned the top two slots in last week's ratings, and the NBC contest is on its way this week.
"Talent" started its live telecasts from Radio City Music on Tuesday and dominated the night's ratings with 10.6 million...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Samantha DeBianchi, a Fort Lauderdale resident and real estate agent, will be featured in a reality TV series on Bravo, the network announced Tuesday.
Million Dollar Listing Miami follows existing shows set in New York and Los Angeles that chronicle the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:20 AM
So you've decided to stay home for New Year's Eve. No big deal. I've been there. You're not feeling the parties, the fireworks, the hoopla. And you're maybe still recovering from Christmas. We're here for you. Get those pajamas ready and stay away from...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Twitter was alive with discussion about actor Matt Smith's final appearance as the time-traveling protagonist of the long-running BBC science-fiction series "Doctor Who."
The Eleventh Doctor's farewell performance, in an episode telecast on Christmas...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Bravo is in a rut, and as proof, look no further than the cookie-cutter blue-sky series the channel is trotting out right after New Year's: "100 Days of Summer," about Chicagoans during that third of the year when they can actually expose some flesh;...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Opting for a mix of specialty and studio titles, the Producers Guild of America has selected "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Wolf of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For a daytime talk show about average people, “Steve Harvey” has had a noticeable number of far-from-average guests in its first two seasons.
President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Mike Tyson and Honey Boo Boo have all made appearances on...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Rather than take a look at what is going on this weekend like I normally do in this column, I thought I would preview some of the biggest, Chicago-related celebrity events taking place this year. I’m not talking about the events we see every year...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:19 AM
For just over two decades, Jon Murray has been watching strangers get real on MTV's pioneering series "The Real World."
After 21 years on the air, the still-breathing reality show gets a shake-up for its San Francisco-set 29th season, which launches...