| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Fox got a jump on the fall season Tuesday night with two new comedies, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and the critically drubbed "Dads," both of which showed some ratings promise.
"Dads," a domestic sitcom from "Family Guy" overseer Seth MacFarlane, averaged 5....
| May 16, 2013
| 12:10 PM
No wonder sitcom creators liken getting a series on the air to creating a child; months or years of development need to combine with patience, love and the willingness to modify and tweak a concept until it hurts. Here, we talk with some of TV's top...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NEW YORK -- With ratings for "American Idol" tumbling and few new hits to speak of other than "The Following," Fox will unveil a 2013-14 schedule Monday that includes five new comedies and four dramas during its upfront presentation to advertisers in...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:11 AM
"In the spring of 2011, at the age of 18, my brother Matthew got his first real girlfriend," says the 17-year-old protagonist of "The Unspeakable Act" in voiceover as we see her riding her bike down leafy, idyllic streets in Brooklyn. "I had somehow...
| May 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Don't get used to "The Goodwin Games," Fox's new comedy about three damaged siblings competing for their dad's $23 million estate. I don't think it will be around very long.
It seems fairly obvious Fox isn't committed to the sitcom (7:30 p.m. CT May 20,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Margo Martindale leans conspiratorially toward Beau Bridges on a love seat in an sparse second-story lounge at CBS Studios in the San Fernando Valley.
"Where are you in 'Masters of Sex'?" she asks.
Bridges' jaw drops, and his trademark bushy...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:07 PM
It's not exactly almost time for "Almost Human." Fox has pushed back the premiere date for the sci-fi drama.
The futuristic series, created by J.H. Wyman ("Fringe") and featuring TV and film power player J.J. Abrams as an executive producer, was...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Cloris Leachman's Maw Maw often is gloriously confused about what's going on in the Chance household on Fox's "Raising Hope."
But with all the twists in the sitcom's third season, it's no surprise she's mixed up about events leading up to the Season 4...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sci fi and fantasy TV get their due in November with the premieres of Fox's robot-action thriller "Almost Human," the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special, "The Day of the Doctor," and BBC America's mythology series "Atlantis." Two sitcoms, Fox's...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Family" has won the comedy series Emmy for each of its three seasons. Other shows that have gone the three-peat route — "30 Rock," "Taxi," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "All in the Family" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" — were denied a...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Thanks to her new autobiography, the world now knows that 79-year-old Shirley Jones likes to strip and shake her breasts for her husband. What may have gotten lost in all the hubbub is the former Broadway star's fine TV career.
Jones just dropped a...