| May 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
You will find no tears here for the cancellation of Brian Williams' "Rock Center," which was first reported Friday by the New York Times.
It was one of the sorriest excuses for a newsmagazine that I have seen in 30 years of reporting on network...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Tiger Woods didn't win the Masters, but he certainly dominated its coverage — again.
There is not a more compelling figure in sports.
He is Notre Dame when the Fightin' Irish are relevant in college football. He is the Yankees in the World...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:23 PM
It was more than a little strange to have a New Year's Day without any college bowl games to use as background noise as many of us coped with annual hangovers, packed up Christmas decorations or prepped for pork-and-sauerkraut dinners.
Glad New Year's...
| Jan 8, 2012
The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from the production company of his most frequent collaborator, director Steven Spielberg, Williams works alone at a 90-year-...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Every day, it seems, there's an announcement of a new NFL-oriented talk show debuting.
Earlier this week, the "NFL Monday QB" debuted on the CBS Sports Network, and at 10 p.m. Wednesday on the NBC Sports Network, the season premiere of "NFL Turning...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:30 AM
NBC plans to use its Olympics coverage to promote the fall TV season, offering sneak peeks at two new comedies and launching the second season of "Grimm" when the Games end in mid-August.
The network has spread out its fall premieres over more than two...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 7:58 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Controversial rapper Nicki Minaj and country singer Keith Urban joined the "American Idol" judging panel on Sunday, as the ageing Fox show seeks to boost its star power and recapture sliding audiences in a crowded TV talent show...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:11 AM
Fast National ratings for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012
Ratings for the Emmy Awards look to be headed to a multi-year low in the adults 18-49 demographic. We'll know more when adjustments are made for ABC's live telecast of the awards, but the fast national...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
With the arrival last week of HBO's "VEEP," it is official: Sunday night TV is out of control, but in a good way.
Hard as might be to imagine in a medium that some characterize as having 10 million choices but nothing worth watching, Sunday nights now...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 4:32 PM
There's a new king of prime time this fall, and for the first time in television history it's not a sitcom, drama or reality show.It's football: " NBC Sunday Night Football," which debuted two weeks ago to record ratings that placed it atop the Nielsen...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The NFL also helped CBS, while a baseball rainout meant reruns and low numbers for FOX....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:48 AM
"The Playboy Club," NBC's Chicago-filmed drama about the famed 1960s nightclub of the title, will premiere Sept. 19, the network announced.
"The Playboy Club" takes place in Chicago at the swinging hideaway for Playboy fans built by publisher Hugh...