| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport halted production of AMC's popular TV show "Mad Men" on Friday.
A spokeswoman for AMC declined to comment, but crew members confirmed that authorities told the production to shut down when it was...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Discovery Communications is taking the funny-cat-video legacy of YouTube to a whole new level in trying to scratch out some incremental digital bucks from animal lovers.
The media conglom debuted Animalist, a new Internet video network stocked with...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Science Channel will enter the movie business with "The Challenger Disaster," a depiction of the Presidential Commission's investigation of the space shuttle catastrophe in 1986.
The movie will premiere at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
At a hearing of the presidential commission investigating the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, Richard Feynman conducted an experiment of sorts in the media-packed room. The Caltech physicist and Nobel laureate clamped material from a shuttle O-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As the maker of wholesome, all-American products like Tide, Crest and Pampers, Procter & Gamble has never been one for sponsoring bawdy talk. But the company isn't above a little potty humor.
When Discovery Communications-owned cable outlet Destination...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Discovery Channel has appointed Denise Contis exec vice prez of production and development, west coast. Contis will report to Discovery & TLC group prez Eileen O'Neill and be based in Los Angeles.
Appointment arrives after Nancy Daniels, who previously...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Most of the "social conversation" about TV shows and movies is generated by Facebook's 1.1 billion and Twitter's 200 million-plus active users.
So how can GetGlue, a social TV app startup with a relatively minuscule 1.2 million active monthly users,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:38 AM
El Chupacabra has been the stuff of folklore and farmers' nightmares for years, but a documentary aired by the Science Channel seems to suggest the mythical creature could be more fact than fiction.
The documentary featured a Texas nutritionist and...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Cable networks kick off the Fall TV season in early September with a variety of reality series, scripted dramas and comedies. Later in the month, the broadcast networks join the fray with their new and returning series. And if you oly watch TV on your...