| 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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:05 AM
It was a big night for all things geek at the Critics Choice TV Awards on Monday night, with "The Big Bang Theory" taking home the award for best comedy series and HBO's lavish fantasy series "Game of Thrones" tying with AMC's "Breaking Bad" for best...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Actress Patricia Heaton, who stars in "The Middle," and her husband, actor David Hunt, put their home in Hancock Park up for sale at $8.295 million, and in three weeks it was in escrow.
The Italianate Mediterranean-style estate was built in 1923. The...
| 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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:46 AM
"Chasing Shackleton" (PBS, Wednesdays). Complex in ways that were possibly not intended, this engrossing three-part documentary follows British adventurer Tim Jarvis as he seeks to re-create the perilous sea and land journey undertaken in 1916 by polar...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
NBC's spinoff "Chicago P.D." got a solid sampling by viewers Wednesday night as "The People's Choice Awards" and a returning "Modern Family" drew plenty of eyeballs.
The police-centered "Chicago Fire" offshoot opened at 10 p.m. and drew 8.56 million...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:23 AM
With a fresh round of auditions in Detroit, "American Idol" was again the top-rated show on the major networks Wednesday night and gave Fox a comfortable win, though as expected it fell from last week's premiere.
The Motor City visit, kicking off the...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Coming off a disappointing TV season, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee is ratcheting up his "four quadrant" plan to boost the network's fortunes.
In ABC lingo, that means fielding prime-time shows that appeal to women and men, young and old....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Leading up to the Emmys next month, we 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, when the focus is on...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Cable networks kick off the Fall TV season in early September with a variety of reality series, scripted dramas and comedies. Later in the month, the broadcast networks join the fray with their new and returning series. And if you oly watch TV on your...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 10:44 PM
What's happened to Olivia Pope and the gladiators since last season's cliffhanger? You don't want to miss the return of "Scandal" or any of your favorite shows, so I've put together this list of premiere dates for returning series. Remember, dates and...