| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Any group of awards bestowed by one group of humans on another will inevitably be considered arbitrary, political, meaningless, myopic or absurd (unless, of course, you win one, at which time they become shiny symbols of wisdom and insight).
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
TBS and MTV have acquired basic cable syndication rights for 20th Century Fox's "New Girl," which will make its cable debut in fall 2015.
Under the five-year pact, TBS and MTV will air the series on weekdays. Netflix already has U.S. streaming rights for...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Is Twee an ominous cultural force -- and am I an unwitting perpetrator?
The Twee tribe is being both praised and condemned in current books and articles. I've taken some heat, too. That's because this is the 30th anniversary of a movie I put together...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
This year's Teen Choice Awards will kick off Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles at 5p.m. PT/8 a.m. ET, announcing winners based on the votes of teenagers in categories such as movies, television and music.
The show was originally set to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In much the same way that dramas like AMC's "Breaking Bad" and HBO's "The Sopranos" made flawed antiheroes easy to root for, a new wave of comedy is putting the oddball front and center. Instead of Jerry Seinfeld playing the straight man to his quirky...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Those who quickly turned off Fox after Sunday’s Super Bowl missed some TV magic courtesy of Prince.
The Purple One dusted off his acting chops for a guest turn on the Fox sitcom “New Girl,” and it was worth sitting through the last...
| 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 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced its nominations last month, the biggest surprise was that there were no surprises. There were no obvious, ratings-driven nods to celebrities, no left-field recognition to performances no one else found...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Cindy Chupack has built a career chronicling single life as a writer for TV shows such as "Sex and the City," in relationship columns for Glamour and O magazine and in her collection of essays, "The Between Boyfriends Book." Now she's turned her comedic...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Mindy Kaling has slammed the lid down on the brouhaha surrounding her Elle magazine cover, one of four shots featuring different ladies for the mag's Women in TV Issue.
And she's done it by being funny, which makes it even better.
"I love my...