| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:19 PM
While the Spanish-language channels such as Telemundo and Univision have received much attention for their telenovela serial dramas, Nickelodeon has had success of its own with the daily scripted series for kids.
The channel just renewed "Every Witch...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pop, the new fan-oriented entertainment cable outlet set to launch in 2015 out of what is currently known as TVGN, said it would launch six new original series when it debuts in 2015, along with live red carpet specials during the awards season, and a...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:09 AM
"The Chair" (Starz, Saturdays). Reality shows sometimes bill themselves as "experiments," to sound as if something surprising were going to happen, some new thing would be learned that the producers hadn't already accounted for in their memos and pitches....
| May 1, 2014
| 9:20 AM
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Thursday, with perennial favorites "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "Sesame Street" and "The Young and the Restless" racking up multiple nods....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The soap bubble that was supposed to burst is still very much intact.
A couple of years after "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" brought to five the number of daytime dramas axed by the networks over a five-year stretch, the genre is flourishing....
| Aug 19, 2014
The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks.
The two-day series will run...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Don Matheson, 84, a veteran television actor best known for his portrayal of one of the humans stranded on a mysterious planet on the science-fiction series "Land of the Giants," died June 29 in Woodland Hills. His daughter, Michele Matheson, said he...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:34 PM
The 41st Daytime Emmy Awards may not have aired on a real television network this year, but that hasn't stopped the awards show from generating controversy.
For the first time in its history, the kudoscast was shown via livestream Sunday night because...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There may be only four broadcast soaps left but the folks at "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of Our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" served up plenty of sudsy, sensational moments in 2013 -- many of which will earn gold...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:35 AM
It's "Latin Night" and at the top of the show, Tom tells us the stars will have "a chance to dance for immunity." I do not like that sound of that one little bit.
Mark Ballas is wearing a color-coordinated fedora. Guess how I feel about that. Also, I&...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:31 PM
The producers of the soap operas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are shutting down production earlier than expected, citing a labor dispute.
The Online Network said in a statement Wednesday night that it was beginning a long-planned hiatus...