| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:45 AM
UPDATED: On the first night of the November sweeps, a "Big Bang Theory" rerun topped the national and local ratings.
In the classic episode, the "Big Bang" gang saluted "Star Trek: The Next Generation." The rerun in the show's regular 8 p.m. time slot...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:30 PM
What do TV shows about firefighters, Washington D.C. spin doctors, and ghost doctors have in common? The answer: An increasing flow of ad coin.
Given the ratings difficulty most broadcast networks experienced last season, when Fox, NBC and ABC saw...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:24 PM
NBC's announcement Tuesday that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the next two Golden Globe telecasts doesn't just promise happy viewers and high ratings, it marks the end of a local rags-to-riches story: the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., like the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Off her meds and off to reveal the truth about the deadly bombing at CIA headquarters, bipolar case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) finds herself isolated and institutionalized in Episode 302 ("Uh... Oh... Ah...") of Showtime's "Homeland."...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Nearly a week after "Scandal" First Lady Mellie Grant got sloshed and told off her philandering husband, fans still are buzzing about "Drunk Mellie."
Bellamy Young is happy to hear it, but she was initially terrified about delivering the moonshine-...
| Oct 20, 2013
I've missed a few episodes of "Breaking Bad." All of them, to be precise.
I haven't caught much (any) of "Scandal," "Orange Is the New Black" or "The Good Wife."
I love TV — the dialogue, the narratives, the way characters and their conflicts...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
What would TV do without Anthony Weiner? The disgraced former congressman and failed mayoral candidate, otherwise known as "Carlos Danger," has fueled countless hours of cable-news coverage, of course, but his technological antics have also provided...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The third-season premiere of ABC's Washington-centric political thriller "Scandal" reverberated beyond the Beltway, ranking at the top of the new Nielsen Twitter TV ratings.
Thursday night's episode, in which Washington fixer Olivia Pope's name was...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ABC doesn't need to spin the ratings results for "Scandal."
The third season premiere for the show about hotshot D.C. public relations guru Olivia Pope, starring Kerry Washington, last week opened to 10.5 million viewers, its biggest audience ever. But,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Actress Kerry Washington, who was nominated for an Emmy for her role in the ABC television drama "Scandal," was named the "World's Best Dressed Woman" by People magazine on Wednesday.
Washington, 36, headed a list that included Academy Award-winner...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A gaffe about his opponent's race, allegations that he is the backseat driver from hell and, most recently, an indelible photograph of him in the middle of a wild party of teenagers — is Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler having the...