| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:15 PM
NBC is putting "The Blacklist" on its renewed list.
The peacock network announced Tuesday it has ordered a full 22-episode second season of its breakout fall drama.
The Monday series has established itself as the biggest debut of the season,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:36 AM
Criticisms about television sex and violence will never end, but there is a way around them. The program needs to tell the violent or sexual story in an imaginative way that deepens the story.
And that is precisely what AMC's "The Walking Dead" and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Nelson McCormick's first knowledge of the assassination of John F. Kennedy came as a child in East Lyme.
"I was very young but what I remember is that on Saturday morning all the TV stations that normally had the cartoons I watch were taken up with...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The Parents Television Council is thanking MTV for saving viewers from Miley Cyrus and her marijuana paraphernalia.
The outrage-courting pop star appeared over the weekend at the European Music Awards in Amsterdam, where she opened her handbag onstage...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sunday night's buzzy American Music Awards on ABC posted a big gain over last year's all-time low, for its best ratings performance in four years.
According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, the awards telecast drew 12.9 million viewers and scored...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Chris Meloni -- of "Law & Order: SVU" and "True Blood" fame -- was in town this weekend, according to his Twitter account (@Chris_Meloni).
Meloni's visit may have flown under the radar, but he took time out to trade tweets with fellow TV actor and...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Our collective fear of death has driven story since its invention. But where once we quaked at the thought of a life cut short — by violence, illness, childbirth — we now just as often obsess about lives, and deaths, stretched overlong.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Most of the actors on the set of HBO's newest program, "Getting On," are over 70. The show, which premieres Sunday, takes place in the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of the beleaguered Mt. Palms hospital in Long Beach.
Elderly women are cared for under...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:19 AM
The weekend highlights include a global celebration, awards, several TV legends, big guest stars and a series-altering plot twist. The highlights by day:
1. ABC presents the American Music Awards at 8 p.m., and the telecast should bring in...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:14 PM
By the standards of “Scandal,” “Icarus” is a remarkably uneventful episode. Oh, sure, some mysterious brunet gets killed, Olivia confronts Fitz about Operation Remington and Olivia signs up to work with Josie Marcus, the single...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:20 AM
NBC would probably love to have Peyton Manning on "Sunday Night Football" every week.
Manning led the Denver Broncos over the Kansas City Chiefs and to the top of the ratings Sunday night. The game was the second highest-rated for "Sunday Night...