| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:26 PM
One nice thing about the contemporary world of comedy is its abundance of small gifts. You can thank the Internet for this; it may have destroyed bookstores and record stores and much else I hold/held dear, but it created the video version of the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and skip programs he wasn't ready to see. "I lived and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Viewership for Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, the second year with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler throwing jabs at Hollywood, are likely up from last year, according to early household numbers from Nielsen.
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards on...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Fox should be cheering after the tight San Francisco vs. Green Bay NFL game ran into prime time to propel the network to an easy victory Sunday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The down-to-the-wire wild-card match-up, in which the San...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:25 PM
You may have heard or read or woke up suddenly thinking that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television. Some call it the platinum age, which sounds a little too Rodeo Drive to me. But let them have their fun.
Most of this new golden/platinum age...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Ratings for "Survivor's" finale Sunday hit a low, while the NFL led the night.
The last episode of "Survivor: Blood vs. Water," the 27th cycle in the reality series' run, drew 10.2 million viewers and a rating of 2.5 in the key 18-49 age demographic...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:54 AM
NBC won Sunday night among the major networks with its weekly prime-time NFL game, while the finale of "The Amazing Race" slowed among young-adult viewers, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
"Sunday Night Football," the face-off between the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Sunday night's NFL match-up between the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins didn't draw nearly as many viewers as last week's big Patriots-Broncos game, but it still won the night for NBC in the key 18-49 demographic, according to early numbers...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees:
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The holiday season is in full swing on TV. From "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" to "A Christmas Story" and beyond, here's a schedule of when your favorite holiday classics and new specials will be on TV. (I'll add more as I find them.)