| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
One day after the shocking death of Robin Williams, an ABC primetime special on the beloved comedian scored a sizable audience -- trailing only NBC's "America's Got Talent" for the night in all key demos.
According to preliminary national estimates...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:55 PM
After being ignored for most of the evening, "Days of Our Lives" won the drama series prize at the 40th Daytime Emmy Awards — the first time it had been honored in that category since 1975.
The NBC soap opera won only one other award Sunday in the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Kim Kardashian's family is swooning over her new baby girl with Kanye West.
The reality TV starlet, 32, gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday in Los Angeles, about a month before her expected due date and just in time for West, 36, to celebrate Father's...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Just as the Casey Anthony trial did two summers ago, the George Zimmerman trial will prompt major changes to local daytime television.
Opening statements are to start at 9 a.m. Monday. Viewers will see live, wall-to-wall coverage that day on WESH-...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Cable news was mostly bad news in Day One of the Trayvon Martin trial.
Why am I not shocked that once again 24/7 cable news failed to rise to a big-news occasion loaded with powerful sociological implications?
MSNBC promised fabulous live coverage...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The man who introduced “truthiness” to the lexicon has a new word for us all: “truthinews.”
As defined by Stephen Colbert, “truthinews” is the practice, increasingly prevalent on cable news, of telling viewers...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:08 PM
At the George Zimmerman trial, the testimony of key witness Rachel Jeantel generated wide interest and strong reactions Wednesday afternoon.
Her testimony was playing on HLN, CNN and MSNBC. Fox News Channel carried her for a while but cut to other news....
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:32 PM
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Dawn Marie Lemonds, a member of the Soroptimist International of Newport Harbor, has joined as co-chair the planning committee of the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) for the Jane Velez-Mitchell Journalism Award.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Veteran television executive Albie Hecht has been tapped to be the new executive vice president and general manager of the cable channel HLN.
Part of the CNN empire, HLN has gone over a few makeovers over the last couple of years. Formerly known as...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Critically acclaimed documentary producer Susan Lacy, creator of "American Masters," is leaving public television for pay cable.
Lacy, who has been involved with PBS and its New York City affiliate WNET for close to 30 years, has signed a multi-year...