| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
On a scorching August day in Studio City, Metro buses screech down Ventura Boulevard stamped with NBC advertisements boasting its revamped Thursday block: "NBC's New Family of Comedies." Inside Stage 21 on the CBS Radford Studios, the "Parks and...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:51 AM
To the surprise of almost no one, NBC on Friday canceled two of its lowest-rated new fall series, "Ironside" and "Welcome to the Family."
"Ironside" was a remake of the classic Raymond Burr series about a disabled detective, this time starring Blair...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Indian media giant Zee Group has tapped former Viacom executive Eric Sherman as chief executive of Veria Living, its U.S. media unit that focuses on health and wellness content.
Sherman, whose résumé also includes a stint as manager of Aerosmith...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took on his former team, the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday night, and the homecoming turned out to be a massive draw for NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
NBC easily won the night in primetime with an average audience...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
"Why does the TV business hate people over 50?" That's one of the most common questions I get asked by viewers.
This is not an idle query. The TV industry, like much of corporate America, chases youth. That pursuit has a major impact on programming....
| May 28, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Despite the popular belief that NBC's "Community" would not last past its fourth season, it was renewed for Season Five. Now, the cult comedy could be aiming to do the impossible once again by having its much-beloved, but recently fired, show-runner Dan...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Rob Lowe made a major impression with viewers over the Memorial Day weekend playing Liberace's plastic surgeon in the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Now he's following that up with another eye-catching role, as John F. Kennedy in National Geographic...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Oprah Winfrey walked away from her daily talk show in 2011 and she ascended into the basic cable heavens. But she returned to Earth on Tuesday for a surprise appearance on "Live With Kelly and Michael" and dubbed the co-hosts, Kelly Ripa and Michael...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Dan Harmon is reportedly moving back to the "Community" he created.
Sources close to the NBC sitcom -- which Harmon left last year following widely publicized clashes with star Chevy Chase -- said a deal is expected to close next week that would...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Family" has won the comedy series Emmy for each of its three seasons. Other shows that have gone the three-peat route — "30 Rock," "Taxi," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "All in the Family" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" — were denied a...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Fox, which once had the renegade TV network market pretty much to itself — "Married With Children" was transgressive in its time — has become semi-respectable as it grays and sprightly basic-cable channels, bound by looser rules, crowd in to...