| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Viewers have seen worse.
Yes, that's damning with faint praise but better to set expectations accordingly, right?
The fall 2014 TV season on the broadcast networks now with NFL games on CBS Thursday night probably won't repeat the excitement of a decade...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:20 AM
"Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn," Nickelodeon's latest petri dishes for J-14 pinup stars and Kids Choice Awards presenters, could easily be grouped under the title "The Adventures of Science Fact and Science Fiction."
One is a pulp...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:55 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Though Dwayne Johnson hasn't been shy about teasing his potential involvement in New Line Cinema's "Shazam" movie, the superhero comicbook pic now looks closer to achieving lift-off.
Sources tell Variety that Darren Lemke is...
| Aug 29, 2014
Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs.
SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:50 AM
LOS ANGELES Holy comic book heroes!
Not since the late 1970s has there been as many network TV shows based on the super-powered characters from the colorful pages of comic books.
Joining the already established "Arrow" on the CW and "Marvel's Agent of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
Wallach, who received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Bob Hastings, a radio actor who found his footing in television, notably for portraying "yes man" Lt. Elroy Carpenter on the popular 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," died Monday of prostate cancer at his Burbank home, his family said. He was 89.
| May 26, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Saturday in Los Angeles, "The Middleman" lived again. For the space of an hour and change, the late 2008 ABC Family television series about a pair of non-superhuman heroes protecting the world from a smorgasbord of aliens, monsters, mythological creatures...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:30 AM
TV executives spoke a strange language in New York this week.
"We are eventizing our entertainment slate," Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly told media buyers at the network's annual "upfront" presentation, where it formally presented the fall...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As ABC execs hunker down on pilot pickup decisions for the coming season, the Alphabet is also busy pulling together talent for its unscripted entry "Rising Star."
The network is close to a deal with country singer Brad Paisley to serve as a judge on the...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Fox Broadcasting is overhauling much of its prime-time lineup after a disappointing season.
The network, which endured steep declines in overall viewers and in the coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic, said it will premiere 12 new shows next season....