| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy.
The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory."
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Sarah Hyland of "Modern Family" obtained a domestic-violence temporary restraining order Tuesday against Matt Prokop, who was her boyfriend for five years before they split recently.
"The documents filed speak for themselves," attorney Lee A. Sherman...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
ABC, which has been looking for a suitable comedy companion to "Modern Family" for years, just may have found one in "Blackish."
It's only one week, but the provocatively titled half-hour sitcom about an African-American family was impressive out of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:33 AM
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| Sep 21, 2014
'KILLING PATTON' OUT TUESDAY
1 In this latest in Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's series, the duo dives deep into the mystery surrounding World War II Gen. George S. Patton's death. Patton died just months after the war's end, and many suspect his...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:56 AM
ABC is placing big expectations on its new fall comedy with a certain small letter in its title: "black-ish."
The half-hour series, which premieres Sept. 24, is centered on an African American family that moves to an upper-class, predominantly white...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Families of the world, unite. It's safe to return to the television, together.
For years, television has been criticized by many for being too violent, too sex-obsessed, too adult. The official "family viewing hour" disappeared in 1977, and by the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
If watching TV's most prestigious dramas gives you wanderlust, there's a good reason. More U.S. series than ever before are filming outside of North America, and it's not simply a case of runaway production. Networks, especially the big guns in basic...
| Aug 1, 2014
Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class.
"I heard about this...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Fox Broadcasting is getting new leadership.
The network, which is coming off a disappointing season, will be overseen by Gary Newman and Dana Walden, the co-chairmen of 20th Century Fox Television, the television production unit of 21st Century Fox,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:23 AM
What does WFTV-Channel 9 make of ABC's performance last season? And what new show is the Orlando affiliate most excited about this fall from the Disney-owned network?
"ABC had a very strong May," WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt told me.