| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Two things become immediately clear watching PBS' Brit-com import "Vicious": One, the major networks wouldn't touch it. And two, it's too bad the show isn't sharp enough to make them regret that bias. The taboo here isn't that the main characters played...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Zach Studin has joined John Wells Productions as senior vice president of features.
He will be responsible for bringing in new material, packaging new and existing projects and managing productions. He will report to Claire Rudnick Polstein, president of...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The story of how "How I Met Your Mother's" Carter Bays and Craig Thomas met Pamela Fryman reads a little like the romantic comedy they were setting out to create.
When the writers of CBS' newly commissioned multi-cam sitcom started looking for a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Orange is the New Black" is off to a strong start in TV awards season, nabbing two wins at the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards.
Allison Janney (pictured) has emerged a double winner at the kudofest under way at the Beverly Hilton,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Anna Faris was offered the lead role on the CBS comedy "Mom" in an unusual way — not through an agent or a network executive. The show's creator, Chuck Lorre, left the script for the pilot episode on Faris' doorstep with no note attached. Faris'...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Oh, poodle! Debra Messing and Eric McCormack got together earlier this week for a little "Will & Grace" reunion.
Be still, our codependent comedy-loving hearts!
The NBC comedy alum and real-life friends met up and posed together for a photo op on...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Three out of four isn't bad. CBS has ordered the back nine episodes of three new comedies, "The Millers," "The Crazy Ones" and "Mom," after canceling "We Are Men" earlier this month after just two episodes,
Both "The Millers" and "The Crazy Ones"...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
How I Met Your Mother Robin and Barney...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:15 AM
It does seem odd at first that the new TV season brings a series called "Dads" and another called "Mom." But TV moves in waves and swarms, and this fall there is an emphasis on family (and on extended family), possibly reflecting the experience of writers...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before the flight to a rainy New York City.
The Skinny: By the time most of you read this I'll be in the air on my way to the Big Apple for the broadcast upfronts and real pizza. I'm listening to "The Boxer" as I write this just to...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:40 AM
After the coffee. Before the CBS and TNT upfronts. Jealous yet?
The Skinny: It feels like I've been here a week. Oh wait, I have been here a week! By the time most of you read this, I'll have already been to two upfront events and in desperate need of a...