| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Washington Post critic Hank Stuever doesn't think much of the TV networks' new shows such as "The Playboy Club," "Pan Am" and "Charlie's Angels."
"If the only women you ever saw were those on these shows, you would have a hard time believing that a...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:00 AM
ABC on Tuesday announced its 2011-12 prime time schedule that includes 13 new shows, seven of which will premiere this fall. Among the new entries is "Pan Am," adrama about pilots and flight attendants set in the 1960s (everyone seems to be creating their...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 7:42 AM
Zach Gilford wanted to acknowledge the crowd when he appeared on the United Center scoreboard Saturday, but the"Friday Night Lights" actor wasn't sure how.
"What am I supposed to do?" asked Gilford as he smiled nervously during the obligatory...
| Aug 8, 2007
"Friday Night Lights" was supposed to be tasting the thrill of victory right now.
Industry veterans figured that the acclaimed but little-watched drama about a football-obsessed small town in Texas would grab a clutch of major Emmy nominations. And...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2007
WHEN you reflect on the management shake-up at NBC earlier this week, one thought keeps recurring: The network has finally buried Brandon Tartikoff.
Suddenly ditching its programming overseer Kevin Reilly for agent-turned-producer Ben Silverman, the...
| Feb 28, 2009
I'm pretty much deaf now. The male ear can withstand only so many gripes, accusations, hissy fits and requests for cash before the eardrum itself -- like a tiny silk pizza -- just implodes on itself.
My left eardrum went the other day. First, there was a...
| Apr 29, 2009
Economic woes aside, NBC is figuring that viewers still want to watch people get fired on "The Celebrity Apprentice."
The network announced Wednesday (April 29) that it's picked up the unscripted series for a third season, which will debut in spring...
| Oct 1, 2008
If “Friday Night Lights” executive producer Jason Katims had his way, all of the show's fans would be just like Brian McCafferty. The Philadelphia attorney could not wait for the show to return to the NBC lineup in February.
| Aug 2, 2009
As Allen Iverson's racially charged trial splintered the Peninsula 16 years ago, Hampton native Steve James was a half-continent away crafting one of the most acclaimed sports movies of recent times.
Today he's close to completing a film on the events he...