| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:24 AM
WEST HARTFORD — Before it can appear on television screens across America, this clip must pass inspection in an editing room in West Hartford Center.
Footage of Germany's Thomas Muller and Brazil's David Luiz course across the screen, the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:02 AM
UPDATED: For its season premiere last week, "Under the Dome" dew 9.4 million viewers.
For week two Monday, the CBS drama averaged 7.7 million, down 18 percent. The show lost two major characters last week; did it lose viewers for those changes?
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Netflix continues to outpace Amazon.com's subscription-video service on the content-licensing front, delivering substantially more of the top 50 movies and top 75 TV shows from the last few years, according to an analysis by Piper Jaffray & Co.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:12 PM
I don't know how to express the delight I felt when Cheng Zhi showed up just before the 48-minute mark of the recent episode of "24: Live Another Day." There we were, getting toward the end of the "8 to 9 p.m." hour, only two episodes left in a down-and-...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The FX channel's much-hyped series, "Tyrant," displays some of the most racist anti-Arab images I have ever seen on American television. And I've spent 40-plus years documenting TV's images of Arabs.
The show has a simplistic plot, pitting Arabs...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Gail Berman, a veteran film and television industry executive, has formed a production partnership with the Fox Networks Group, a unit of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox.
The deal is a homecoming of sorts for Berman. She was president of...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series.
FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
While audiences are enjoying what's arguably known as the next Golden Age of Television, the TV Academy has been faced with increasingly blurred lines in terms of the shows in the Emmy contest. As eight- and 13-episode cable dramas compete with 22-episode...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:12 AM
UPDATED: The World Cup has been drawing Orlando audiences to rival those in prime time.
But Monday, prime time offered bigger shows in the Central Florida market.
"The Bachelorette" on ABC attracted 114,674 viewers, topping prime time.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
And now for something completely different. Maybe.
After enveloping us in "Fargo's" sub-zero snow scape for 10 weeks, FX whisks viewers to the Middle East where the Westernized son of a dynastic dictator has reluctantly become embroiled in the conflicts...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:03 AM
UPDATED: The United States' victory over Ghana in the World Cup was Monday's most-watched program -- by a wide margin.
Nationally, the game on ESPN drew 11.1 million viewers and became the most-watched men's soccer match ever on ESPN. The most-seen...