| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Years of amateur and professional TV-watching and the impressive title attached to my byline notwithstanding, I have never believed that I would last a minute as a television programmer. I know what I like, and usually why I like it, but what will float...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The Victorian-era detectives of "Ripper Street" have been granted a stay of execution, thanks to Amazon, which ordered a third season of the BBC series that had been canceled last year.
The online retail giant announced the new eight-episode season as...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
If you missed the French series "The Returned" on Sundance Channel last year, or if it was just too opaque/mood-soaked/subtitled (i.e. French) for you, ABC now offers "Resurrection," a brighter if not bolder and certainly faster-paced (i.e. American)...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:48 PM
"The Killing" star Mireille Enos and husband Alan Ruck are having another baby.
The actors, 38 and 57, respectively, confirmed the news through their rep Wednesday via People.
"We are so excited and feel so unbelievably lucky to have this little...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
"Bates Motel" The A&E prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic "Psycho" sounded like such a bad idea, even in the hands of Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights"). Who would want to watch the presumably Freudian-nightmarish young...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
AMC has promoted Ben Davis to senior VP of scripted programming.
He will now be responsible for helping to manage existing prods and the network's scripted programming development slate and will continue to report to Susie Fitzgerald, AMC's senior VP...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For those of us grown weary of the tortured white male detectives/criminals who occupy so much prime television real estate, "Those Who Kill," which premieres Monday on A&E, offers some small comfort. Not only is the tortured detective lead a woman, she's...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
XLrator Media has picked up North American rights to "The Scribbler," a sci-fi actioner starring a number of familiar TV faces and gearing up for a theatrical run in the fall.
Katie Cassidy ("Arrow") toplines a cast that also includes Michelle...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:41 AM
"House of Cards" will be returning for a second season on Feb. 14, Netflix announced Wednesday.
All 13 episodes of the series will be availble to stream starting on Valentine's Day, a Friday, ensuring that single people everywhere will have viable...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"The Killing" has cheated death for a second time.
Netflix has ordered six episodes of what it is calling a fourth and final limited season to wrap up the Fox TV Studios series that began on AMC in 2011.
Veena Sud is back as showrunner of the moody...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:26 PM
They just can't kill off "The Killing." The twice-dead series is getting and fourth season thanks to Netflix.
Netflix announced Friday it has made a deal with Fox Television Studios to resurrect the crime drama again.
AMC cancelled the series after...