| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Viewers have seen worse.
Yes, that's damning with faint praise but better to set expectations accordingly, right?
The fall 2014 TV season on the broadcast networks now with NFL games on CBS Thursday night probably won't repeat the excitement of a decade...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The annual parade of Sept. 11 anniversary specials has been such that networks have been forced to become increasingly creative to turn up fresh angles. Two airing in close proximity reflect this challenge, with "A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY,"...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:45 PM
By Tim Kenneally
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - WGN America is boosting its
scripted programming slate with a series order for the drama
"Titans," which counts "Rescue Me" alum Peter Tolan among its
executive producers, and is developing another drama,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Very few shows could pull off a homage to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman without seeming exploitative, sensational or culturally carnivorous. Only one could do it in the middle of an episode dealing with a bunch of missing anthrax and Garret...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Sometimes a picture can sell a show. Just look at Denis Leary.
He will headline another series for FX, but this time the "Rescue Me" star is going the comedy route.
Leary will play a washed-up rock musician in "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," a series he...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Denis Leary is back in business with FX, but this time he's trading in his firefighter gear for a microphone as he plays an aging rocker desperate for his last chance at rock 'n' roll fame in the comedy series "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."
The cable channel...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Continuing its push into the scripted comedy space, USA Network has given a 13-episode second season order to exec producers Denis Leary and Bob Fisher's "Sirens."
The half-hour laugher is based on a U.K. series (which, in turn, takes its material from a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:51 PM
There's no cause for alarm for the Denis Leary-produced comedy "Sirens." USA Network has renewed the half-hour for a second season.
The series, which sets its focus on a group of Chicago EMTs, received a 13-episode order for its second outing, the...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Darkness becomes FX.
Whether it's the Southern Gothic tone of "Justified," the evil incarnate of "American Horror Story," the Cold War paranoia of "The Americans" or the underlying menace of "Sons of Anarchy," the deeply flawed characters populating...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Julia Hartz, 34, is co-founder and president of Eventbrite, the San Francisco company that has carved out a niche in the multibillion-dollar ticketing industry by focusing on the "democratization" of online ticketing. It helps anyone —...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Greg Kinnear just might be the poor man's antihero.
At a time when the television scene is seemingly at capacity with its band of flawed leading men plagued by moral ambiguity, the actor is tasked with dining alongside the brooding men of prestige...