| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
CBS, which has traditionally rolled out just about all of its fall series during premiere week, is mixing things up some this year by stretching out its launches over a six-week period.
"The addition of 'Thursday Night Football' provides the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie.
DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:27 AM
From the Opening Ceremony through Thursday, the Sochi Games averaged 24.8 million viewers in prime time on NBC.
On Friday, NBC's coverage fell in the ratings like one of the male figure skaters being featured in prime time. Preliminary ratings for...
| Feb 20, 2014
Pat Gibbons had been waiting more than 40 years for her second taste of haupia. As the luau began at Hilton Waikoloa Village, she fondly recalled the traditional Hawaiian dish made with coconut milk, gelatin and sugar.
"They would put it in a big pan...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Composer's career was helped by Telly Savalas
John Cacavas, 83, a composer, arranger and conductor who parlayed his friendship with actor Telly Savalas into a prolific career scoring music for film and television, including a theme to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Reboots and relaunches are nothing new to TV; the cops of "Hawaii Five-0" are back, while last year's revamp of "Ironside" sank. But "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," broadcast on Fox and several sister networks, differs from other TV flashbacks; it's an...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The entertainment industry-backed campaign Got Your 6, aimed at bridging the civilian-military divide, will host its first ever industry summit Vetfronts Thursday in Beverly Hills.
The event, produced in association with the Hollywood Radio and...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:49 AM
CBS for next fall has lined up Tea Leoni as the U.S. secretary of state, a thriller about stalking and a comedy about sports-crazed Boston family.
The most-watched network will add four dramas and one sitcom to start the season:
| May 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of CBS and the family of "Hawaii Five-O" creator Leonard Freeman in a dispute over the rights to the network's reboot of the crime drama.
George Litto, a producer and agent who represented Freeman...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:10 AM
UPDATED: Tom Selleck and "Blue Bloods" closed their season by pulling in the most viewers Friday night.
But ABC's "Shark Tank" was the favorite series of young adults. The two series' performance reflected their networks' pull on Friday: CBS had the...
| May 11, 2014
Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s.
Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the...