| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Top network executives gathered at Variety's Purpose: The Family Entertainment and Faith-Based Summit at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills on Thursday to discuss whether the word "faith" in TV is still the elephant in the room.
Paradigm agent Michael Van...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Religion is becoming more prevalent on the smallscreen, and the trend seems to be gaining momentum, especially in the world of reality TV.
WE TV's "Mary Mary," A&E's "Duck Dynasty," GSN's "American Bible Challenge" and Lifetime's "Preachers' Daughters"...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
GSN has signed on for more trivia and matchmaking, having given a fourth-season order to the Brooke Burns-hosted "The Chase" and a second-season order to "It Takes a Church," its recently debuted series where Christian congregations across the U.S. help...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 9:52 AM
This week, two major women in television step away from their showcases.
Chelsea Handler closes "Chelsea Lately" after seven years with a one-hour series finale at 11 p.m. Tuesday on E! Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullock are among the announced stars....
| Jun 25, 2014
Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:06 AM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" isn't true. It's only "inspired" by a true story. Screenwriter Danny Strong realized his limitations in constructing a script based on an article about former White House butler Eugene Allen, but rather than ditch the story...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The singing vegetarian wanted nothing to do with the backwoods ducks.
When Morrissey was scheduled to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show last month along with the cast of A&E's "Duck Dynasty," the '80s cult rocker issued an ultimatum: Boot the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The Game Show Network is looking for teams to compete in the first season of its new show, "The Chase."
Casting directors for the series, which is based on a popular British game show of the same name, are coming to Chicago on May 4. But in order to...
| 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...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:05 AM
"Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro is expecting his second child.
You may proceed to "do the Carlton" dance now.
The actor, 41, announced on WhoSay on Wednesday that his wife, Angela Unkrich, 31, was pregnant with the couple's first child....
| May 14, 2013
| 2:45 PM
New York hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb wants Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp. to spin off its Culver City entertainment business.
CBS Corp. might like that, too.
Loeb, whose Third Point funds own more than $1 billion in Sony stock, sent a letter...