| Jul 17, 2009
It was supposed to be six but it turned out to be seven, and you know what? Seven is better.
Earlier this year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that it would expand the number of nominees in the best series and acting categories...
| Mar 28, 2009
With its technical innovations and reliance on realism, "ER" changed dramatic television. And when NBC pulls the plug on the show Thursday after 15 seasons, "ER" will leave behind a splintered prime-time landscape as the networks struggle to compete in...
| Jan 15, 2009
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| Nov 9, 2007
If you watched any shows on NBC this week, you probably saw the greenery.
Al Gore appears on "30 Rock." Chuck (from "Chuck") visits Stanford University, coinciding with an annual "green" festival. On "Journeyman," Dan takes time from his "trip to the...
| Feb 4, 2008
REMEMBER when they used to gobble horse innards and other delicacies on "Fear Factor"?
Ah, 'twas prime time's golden age.
Blame it on the writers strike, but network TV is rushing to embrace cheap and sponsor-friendly unscripted programming that makes...
| Nov 15, 2008
Update: The listing price on Lee Holdridge's home has been reduced from $2,975,000 to $2,495,000 since this story ran in November 2008.
As far as his country music fans are concerned, Tim McGraw could sing the Yellow Pages, and it would still sound...
| Oct 4, 2008
Whenever I walk into a hospital emergency room, I still look for Nurse Hathaway -- the one who goes the extra mile for her patients, even when someone who looks like George Clooney is distracting her at the moment.
Actress Julianna Margulies may have...
| Jan 31, 2009
You've seen his face all over TV for years, now won't you please go see the man's house? Actor Vondie Curtis-Hall and his wife, Kasi Lemmons, just dropped the price on their Hollywood Hills home by 21% -- from $2,899,000 to $2,295,000.
| May 23, 2009
You could call it a shorts sale.
Tom Lennon, the pants-averse Lt. Jim Dangle on Comedy Central's "Reno 911!" (2003-09), and his actress wife, Jenny Robertson, have purchased a Hancock Park-area house for $2,175,000. The seller was "ER" actress Maura...
| Dec 3, 2008
For all the struggles NBC has had this season, it's virtually assured of a good February thanks to its broadcast of the Super Bowl. It's also hoping to use the game as a launchpad for several new and returning shows.
The network, which has already set...
| Dec 5, 2008
Fast National ratings for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008
CBS held onto its place atop the Nielsen total-viewer mountain Thursday, but Barbara Walters teamed with "Grey's Anatomy" to grab the demographic crown.
CBS averaged an 8.4 rating/13 share for the night,...