| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NBC News said Thursday it had hired Cynthia McFadden, who leaves ABC News after a stint there lasting 20 years.
McFadden was named senior legal and investigative correspondent for the NBCUniversal unit by Deborah Turness, the executive who took the reins...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my cats a water fountain.
The Skinny: I've started watching "Sons of Anarchy" on Netflix. While I am enjoying Season 1 I'm not sure if I'm willing to commit to the series. I do want a vest though! Friday's roundup...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to use my iPhone.
The Skinny: I finally broke down and got an iPhone. I am a dinosaur no more. Now I just have to master the touch screen, which I hate. It was a touching episode of "The Good Wife" as...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Bunsen burner is heating up under CNN's grand primetime experiment.
Erin Burnett, Anderson Cooper and Piers Morgan are set to remain on air, but over the next five weeks, the 10 p.m. hour will be used as a wall of sorts, upon which Time Warner cable-...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
ABC will join CBS and NBC in having a news-division presence on Saturday nights starting this week, when "Nightline" returns to primetime with a series of one-hour programs.
"Nightline Prime" will use the newest technologies to put viewers in the...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It's been 25 years since the treasured baseball fantasy "Field of Dreams" premiered and the phrase, "If you build it, he will come" became part of the pop cultural lexicon.
The Kevin Costner blockbuster put writer-director Phil Alden Robinson on the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Can a TV news channel based in Qatar really be good for America?
That's the $500 million question as Al Jazeera America prepares to launch this month in 50 million U.S. homes.
The build-up, which has included hiring more than 400 journalists led by...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The combination of Al Jazeera and America doesn't exactly sound like a match made in Heaven, or Jannah for that matter.
But that's not stopping the deep-pocketed media giant, funded by the government of Qatar, from spending hundreds of millions of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Keith Olbermann has been without a regular show for a little over a year and a half, but Monday night, he's back with "Olbermann," set to debut on ESPN2 at 11 p.m. Eastern.
But those political junkies who got hooked on the outspoken broadcaster's...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
NBC has pulled the plug on "Rock Center," the prime-time news magazine hosted by "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams, after just two seasons, the network said late Friday.
The cancellation of "Rock Center" is a blow to Williams and NBC's news unit,...