| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Very few shows could pull off a homage to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman without seeming exploitative, sensational or culturally carnivorous. Only one could do it in the middle of an episode dealing with a bunch of missing anthrax and Garret...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:45 PM
May is the busiest month for television, and the action starts early this year. The May sweeps begin Thursday and run through May 21, the official end of the season.
What to expect?
The broadcast networks unveil their fall lineups the week of May 12...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:08 AM
CBS was the top network Thursday night as "The Millers" surged week-to-week in the ratings, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The Will Arnett comedy, which drew 11.4 million viewers overall, earned a rating of 2.9 in the key 18-to-49-year-old...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:35 AM
ABC and CBS virtually tied in the key 18- to 49-year-old demographic Thursday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
Fox's "Hell's Kitchen," the Gordon Ramsay chef show, fell 18% to a 1.4 in 18-49, its lowest number yet for a regularly...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck.
Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Compared with its U.S. counterparts, RTL Group was a latecomer in South and East Asia. While HBO has been implanted in the region for some 20 years, the media giant just made its first move in 2012.
RTL Group chose the frenetic Indian market for its...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CBS is apparently no longer afraid of "American Idol."
After years of scheduling its "Survivor" finale on a Sunday, CBS has slotted the conclusion to the reality adventure show's 28th edition for Wednesday, May 21. "American Idol" is expected to wrap...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:02 AM
A "Big Bang Theory"-powered CBS beat its rivals in the ratings Thursday night with solid showings from most of its comedies.
"Big Bang" was the highest rated show with 17.9 million viewers total and a rating of 5.2 among key 18-49-year-olds,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:33 AM
CBS has set its summer slate, with return dates for "Big Brother" and Stephen King's "Under the Dome" announced -- among others -- and a slight delay for the Halle Berry-Steven Spielberg limited-run series "Extant."
The end of June kicks off the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Sorry, Robin Williams, but you and your peeps at "The Crazy Ones" will just have to wait a little longer.
CBS announced Thursday that it will return 18 series already on the schedule for the 2014-15 TV season, including old favorites like "NCIS," "CSI:...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:08 AM
After the coffee. Before finding my winter coat.
The Skinny: Friday's roundup includes the box-office preview and John Malone's latest financial maneuverings. Also, a look at DreamWorks, which hopes "Need for Speed" can be a hit. I'm out of town this...