| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Breaking Bad" finally won the Emmy for drama series last year. At the time, everyone assumed Bryan Cranston & Co. would be taking a well-deserved victory lap this year for the last half of its satisfying final season, which concluded shortly after the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly.
The comedy series nominees...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The TV landscape is turning into a "Game of Thrones" judging by the 66th Primetime Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning.
HBO is still king, with 99 nominations. But its fortunes slipped a bit. (The premium channel had 108 nods last year.) And...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves.
It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:25 PM
On ABC's high stakes-inebriated soap "Scandal," veteran actor Joe Morton has been behind a number of scary/creepy/jaw-dropping/eye-bulging/pearl-clutching moments in playing I'm-not-to-be-messed-with Rowan Eli Pope -- a.k.a. Olivia Pope's father, a.k.a....
| May 22, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If our DVR queues are bursting, then why shouldn't Emmy categories be loaded too?
That would appear to be the guiding principle behind the television academy's recent decision to allow seven shows to be nominated in both the drama and comedy series...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Her role in the heartbreaking Lifetime movie "Return to Zero" was, without question, her greatest acting challenge ever, says Minnie Driver. Even so, she was more concerned with how the filmmaker would get through it than how she would. That's because the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Did the Winter Olympics put NBC affiliate WESH-Channel 2 on a path to stronger ratings?
In February with the Olympics, WESH won late news and tied WFTV-Channel 9 at 6 p.m.
In March without the Olympics, WESH edged WFTV at 5 p.m. and was a strong...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Major premieres and season finales are the highlights this week.
Most auspicious is FX’s “Fargo.” HBO’s “True Detective” became a sensation, but “Fargo” is the more entertaining series. Will it gather...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:43 PM
ABC, the only network to have bypassed handing out early renewals for its series, is finally feeling generous.
Returning for the 2014-2015 season are "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy," "Once Upon a Time," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." "Resurrection,"...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:07 PM
After a late-in-the-workday pickup and renewal spree, ABC kept the game going into the late evening on the comedy front -- renewing the veteran "The Middle" and divorcing the freshman laffer "Trophy Wife."
Family comedy "The Middle," starring "Everybody...