| 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....
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SOAPnet's bubble has finally burst.
On Dec. 31, Walt Disney Co. will pull the plug on the cable channel it created 14 years ago to squeeze extra life from its popular daytime dramas.
But like all great soap opera characters, this one didn't go down...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:12 PM
It appears to be curtains again for "All My Children," the soap opera that ran four decades on ABC before being canceled, then resurrected as an Internet series.
An actor on the series, Debbi Morgan, announced on Twitter that the show was "officially...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Following weeks of rumors, James Franco has been confirmed to star in an upcoming production of "Of Mice and Men" on Broadway.
The multitasking actor -- who lately has been devoting himself to directing, writing, the visual arts and a recent Comedy...
| 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....