| May 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
FX has given a pilot order to "The Comedians," to star Billy Crystal.
Halfhour single-cam, based on a Swedish format, centers on a superstar vet comedian who is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a latenight comedy sketch show....
| May 23, 2013
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what to do this weekend.
The Skinny: Loyal readers know what a big fan I was of ABC's "Nashville." That's why last night's season finale was such a disappointment. What was once a cool breeze on a humid night is...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Mad Men" owned the drama series Emmy for four years running before "Homeland" knocked if off last season. Both shows delivered seasons this year that offer detractors reasons to look elsewhere. Will they? Here's how the field is shaping up.
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" | Joe Letteri, Eileen Moran, Eric Saindon, Kevin L. Sherwood
"Prometheus" | Paul Butterworth, Charley Henley, Allen Maris, Richard Stammers
| May 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
FX Networks has promoted Julie Piepenkotter to the position of exec veep of research, putting her in charge of program and consumer research for the company's current and upcoming networks.
Piepenkotter will oversee research for FX, FXM and FXX. The...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
News Corp.'s Fox Sports will launch not one, but two new national sports cable channels in August, according to people familiar with the plan.
In March, Fox Sports said it would debut Fox Sports 1 on Aug. 17. At the time, the company downplayed talk...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The May TV schedule is filled with finales, but don't think you won't have anything to watch. The Bluths are back! Yes, on May 26 Netflix with offer up all 15 episodes of the new "Arrested Development" with all the sitcom's original cast intact. Can't...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:19 AM
You get premieres, returns and season finales this week. The highlights:
1. "Justified" concludes its exceptional fourth season at 10 p.m. Tuesday on FX. Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) has a final showdown with the Detroit mob. FX also says that "Boyd...