| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Back in the day, well before it was under constant financial stress, public television learned to gather support for its operations by casting a wider net of funders. Anyone who has watched public television over the years is familiar with appeals to...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Malese Jow was born in Tulsa, Okla., today in 1991. This birthday gal is known to TV viewers for her roles as Anna on "The Vampire Diaries," Lucy on "Big Time Rush, and Geena on "Unfabulous." She's also appeared on episodes of "CSI:...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Greg Evigan was born in South Amboy, N.J., on this date in 1953. This birthday guy is known to TV viewers for starring on such series as "My Two Dads," "TekWar" and "B.J. And the Bear." More recently, he's guest-starred on episodes...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Nathan Fillion was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on this day in 1971. This birthday guy has starred in the title role of the series "Castle" since 2009. Fillion is also well-known to sci-fi fans for starring in the cult series...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Helena Mattsson was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on this date in 1984. This birthday gal starred in the short-lived series "666 Park Avenue" and has played recurring roles on "Betrayal," "Nikita" and "Desperate Housewives." She's...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Tom Prudden jotted the name in his notebook almost as an afterthought. "Uncle Tony." The odds weren't good, but maybe. Maybe this was the relative who would step up and take Charlie, almost 16 and so lost and vulnerable, into his home, ending years in...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Quick, break out the typewriter. NBC is set to resurrect '80s crime procedural "Murder, She Wrote."
The reboot will feature Oscar winner Octavia Spencer in the starring role of everyone's favorite author/super-sleuth made iconic by Angela Lansbury, the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels and NBC are trumpeting their commitment to diversity as they search for a black female cast member, responding to an uproar over the historic lack of African American females on the veteran sketch comedy show....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
It looks like it's all downhill from here: Eva Longoria has been named Maxim's Woman of the Year. In January.
Nothing like getting the routine stuff done early, right?
Longoria graces the men's magazine's January/February cover in a skimpy tank top,...
| Feb 1, 2014
From television to movies, comedy albums and Broadway stage shows, Lily Tomlin has done it all.
Yet she still returns to her roots as a stand-up comedian in roughly 50 solo comedy shows annually, a tour that stops Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Peabody...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:31 PM
"Desperate Housewives" alum Shawn Pyfrom, in the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely death, has admitted that he is an addict and has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse.
Hoffman, the 46-year-old "Hunger Games" and "Capote" actor, who was...