| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ABC is sticking to a fairly traditional fall rollout, announcing premiere-week returns on Tuesday for top shows like "Modern Family," "Scandal" and "Once Upon a Time" while kicking off "Dancing With the Stars" a bit early and giving new drama "Forever"...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:29 AM
What does the news that Rupert Murdoch wants to buy Time Warner mean to the public? Would such a takeover, merging Time Warner with Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, result in more entertaining TV series and movies?
I highly doubt it. Time Warner rebuffed the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:40 AM
UPDATED: What was Wednesday's biggest winner in the ratings?
Well, it was on CBS. "Extant," the Halle Berry astronaut drama, drew the biggest audience for the night: nearly 8 million, according to updated ratings. Last week's premiere pulled in 9.6...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:48 AM
UPDATED: "Extant," the Halle Berry astronaut drama, debuted to 9.6 million viewers, the biggest audience Wednesday night.
"Under the Dome," another CBS drama, debuted to 9.4 million viewers this season, but its audience dipped to 7.7 million the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Emmy nominations are around the corner (July 10), so we've gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt Roush, The A.V. Club's Todd VanDerWerff, the Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara and Glenn Whipp and,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The Hallmark Channel and its sister network Hallmark Movie Channel are doing so well they should get congratulation cards from their namesake.
Ratings for both networks are up, ad revenue and cash flow is growing too, and the stock price of parent...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
The 'stache might finally have to go.
"Who has a mustache anymore?" notes the younger daughter.
"I do," I say.
The last, worst reason to have a mustache is that everyone else has one, as they did in the 1970s, when I first grew mine. TV detectives,...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:46 AM
UPDATED: Could this be the end for Donny on "Big Brother"?
Fans of the CBS reality series will learn at 9 p.m. Thursday (tonight). With his down-to-earth charm, Donny has been a fresh, engaging competitor in the long-running contest. Bearded Donny...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
She's got my phone.
The older daughter and I are out having a few soda pops in Culver City. Then we go to another tavern and another tavern, and her phone dies, so now she's using mine to dial up Uber. How our kids got around before Uber is beyond me....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Already on her third headlining tour, 21-year-old Demi Lovato took the BB&T stage by storm Tuesday Feb. 25 to promote her self-titled fourth studio album, DEMI. Opening acts were The X Factor finalists Fifth Harmony and winners of its UK counterpart,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception.
Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...