| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:16 PM
"Futurama" (Comedy Central, Wednesdays). Science fiction and comedy are "like that." (Writer crosses fingers to indicate closeness.) Each takes emerging facts to their extreme, often absurd conclusions; both are fundamentally philosophical —...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- NBCU Intl. Television Production has tapped JoAnn Alfano as its Los Angeles-based exec VP, scripted programming.
Alfano will oversee the company's global scripted biz, building on the success in the U.S., which includes the launch of "Camp"...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Take it from someone who's clueless about "the hippity-hop," you don't have to be a fan of the genre to enjoy "The Hustle," the first scripted series from music network Fuse.
Created by Prentice Penny (producer/writer on "Happy Endings," "Scrubs" and...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fish have to swim. Birds have to fly. Marc Cherry has to write women.
At least that's how the creator of "Desperate Housewives" explains why he jumped into another female-heavy series after a headline-grabbing run with his ABC drama that included...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:46 PM
NBC continued to flesh out its 2013-14 schedule on Friday, ordering a remake of the 1960s and '70s detective drama "Ironside," plus a cop-show spin-off of "Chicago Fire."
The network also added "Undateable," a young-adult sitcom starring Chris D'Elia as...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Bill Lawrence's "Cougar Town" will return with new episodes in 2014, and it will be joined by his new comedy, "Ground Floor," co-created with "2 Broke Girls" writer Greg Malins.
The series, which is expected to premiere its 10-episode first season in...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A group of influential screenwriters will converge on Chicago this weekend, including Lucy Alibar (whose script for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" was nominated for an Oscar this year) and Bob Gale (who wrote all three "Back to the Future" films).
| Jul 11, 2012
These two are no strangers to television hits - Donald Faison on "Scrubs" as Turk and Wayne Knight as Newman on "Seinfeld". They've movd on to the next comedic hit "The Exes" on TV Land. They stopped by to talk about the show and reveal some behind-the-...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Giant glasses of wine, shirtless dancing, Tom butting in on the cul-de-sac crew. "Cougar Town" is back!
The sitcom will make its triumphant return January 8—that's a Tuesday—at its new TV home on TBS. Cast members made the announcement...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Second City has been smart enough over the years to let its impressive roster of alumni speak for itself. Old photos of recognizable faces may line the lobby, but you'll never see one of the theater's shows advertised under a banner touting, "From the...
| Jun 29, 2010
| 4:36 PM
CBS, which announced radical changes to its primetime lineup for the next TV season, has added a new midseason sitcom to its roster. "Mad Love," created by Matt Tarses and Jamie Tarses ("Scrubs" and "Worst Week"), is about four friends......