| May 12, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Orlando will have a starring role on ABC next season.
The Disney-owned network has ordered "Fresh Off the Boat," a sitcom based on chef Eddie Huang's memoir of growing up in Orlando.
Of course, the series won't film in Central Florida -- most likely...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
ABC said it would add a new series based on characters from parent company Walt Disney's Marvel comics franchise to its lineup, while moving long running "Grey's Anatomy" to an earlier time slot on Thursday as part of its efforts to gain more traction...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:46 AM
"American Idol" rose in the ratings Wednesday according to early numbers from Nielsen, orchestrating a weeknight win for Fox.
The veteran singing contest, Fox's only program for the night, earned a 2.1 average rating among key 18-to-49-year-old...
| Aug 1, 2014
Thirty-two years ago Charna Halpern approached Del Close with an offer. He was already a renowned director in the world of comedy, and working at Second City. She had just launched the ImprovOlympic and wanted him to teach a class.
"I heard about this...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:23 AM
What does WFTV-Channel 9 make of ABC's performance last season? And what new show is the Orlando affiliate most excited about this fall from the Disney-owned network?
"ABC had a very strong May," WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt told me.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:27 AM
ABC will bring back its most popular series, "Dancing With the Stars," on Sept. 15, a week before the TV season officially begins.
The Disney-owned network will offer six new series in the fall. "Forever," a drama about a medical examiner who won't die,...
| 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,...