| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Van does run. After a month of distributing fliers, holding fundraisers and recording a song to inspire the "Van Doesn't Run" campaign, Julie Jones' friends and family — and even strangers — have done the unthinkable.
The group raised $31,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:03 AM
"I'm not sure how I feel about new, confident Maggie," says Jim, after his former flame gives him a verbal smackdown. Maggie, Jim, Don and Sloan are carrying out orders from Mac and Charlie as the episode opens.
In response to the FBI raid on their...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
"Parks and Recreation's" seventh and final season will begin on Jan. 13. It will have its series finale on Feb. 24.
But wait, you say, that's just seven weeks. And the final season order was for 13 episodes!
Don't panic. All episodes will air, but NBC...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Time Warner has said it wants its TNT and TBS cable channels to be edgier and more culturally relevant.
The company is near a deal to hire former Fox programming chief Kevin Reilly to attempt to do just that.
Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Though a little worn around the edges, there's nothing wrong with the snobby-big-fish-finds-happiness-in-a-scummy-small-pond premise of USA's new comedy "Benched." Created by Michaela Watkins and Damon Jones, "Benched" chronicles the travails of Nina...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Hulu continues to step up its game with its original series. On Thursday, the online streaming TV company announced that it had picked up the comedy series "Casual," to be directed by Jason Reitman, to series.
The series, written by Zander Lehmann,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Kevin Reilly wasn't such the sly fox in keeping his latest job jump quiet.
Rumblings surfaced Monday that Fox's former chairman of entertainment was nearing a deal with Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit to serve as president of its TBS and TNT...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television.
The man known for dexterous, incisive dialogue was taking a break from the throes...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:23 AM
In high school, Dean Stafford's theater teacher told him he'd have to choose between acting and playing music. "I was like, 'That's not necessarily true.' I was friends with other musicians and actors who were doing both," he recalls. "It so happened I...
| Oct 11, 2014
Sixty-three years ago this week — at 9 p.m. Oct. 15, 1951 — TV viewers got their first look at a situation comedy on CBS that, in short order, would become part of the country's cultural DNA.
The focal point of the show was the redheaded...