| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Partners at work and in life, Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri take us behind the scenes of "The Amazing Race."
VARIETY: What initially sparked your inspiration for The Amazing Race?
ELISE DOGANIERI: Bertram was in television and I worked in...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Well that was disappointing.
At least that's the way we All-Star season felt the outcome of the 11th leg of the All-Star season.
The Afghanimals, cousins Leo Temory and Jamal Zadran, have been eliminated. They didn't do anything particularly wrong...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Well, that was a pretty spectacular finale, wasn’t it?
The final episode of "The Amazing Race” All-Star season managed to solve the major problem of finale episodes. They’re often anti-climactic. Too often, one of the remaining teams...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:50 AM
UPDATED: An 11-minute overrun of the Masters helped make CBS the most-watched broadcast network Sunday night and "60 Minutes" the most-watched program.
The long-running news magazine offered a two-part report on Pope Francis and averaged 11 million...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:35 AM
As the TV season ends, a reality bonanza unfolds. Who will the winners be?
"American Idol" has dominated the conversation for years, but this year CBS will throw "Survivor" at "Idol" on the season’s final night.
"Survivor" delivers a two-hour...
| Jun 6, 2014
There's a huge problem with that bizarre new TV reality show "Swab Stories" being shot in New York and Chicago.
It's reportedly about volunteers getting their DNA tested. But what's so compelling about strangers having the inside of their mouths...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:42 PM
We all have reality TV shows that we love, that we program into the DVR to make sure we don't miss a single moment of. And we have the ones that, to our minds, are meh. So, what's the key to the ones that seem to hit the mark?
The Envelope invited...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:50 AM
NBC had trouble birthing its remake of the horror classic "Rosemary's Baby" on Mother's Day, while the season finale of "Once Upon a Time" propelled ABC to a ratings victory.
According to early numbers from Nielsen, the first installment of the two-...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The Billboard Music Awards had the King of Pop and earned the ratings crown Sunday night.
The awards gala, which featured a performance from a hologram of the late Michael Jackson, hit a 13-year viewership high of 10.5 million people, according to...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
ABC more than doubled its closest rival in key demos Sunday, sweeping each half-hour behind the season finale of "America's Funniest Home Videos" and the "Billboard Music Awards," with the kudocast drawing its largest overall audience in 13 years. The...
| May 22, 2014
The Envelope, Los Angeles Times’ must-read awards and industry insider, turns its attention to the heavyweights vying for Primetime Emmy nominations, set to be announced July 10th,and the run-up to the August 25th ceremony. As TV delivers...