| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:14 PM
HBO has spent years looking for another hit like "The Sopranos," and it may have found it in "Game of Thrones."
Season 4 of the epic fantasy opened at 9 p.m. Sunday night averaging 6.6 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.
Those are the best...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:35 AM
It's not a surprise, but still good to hear: HBO has picked up "Game of Thrones" for two additional years.
The lavish and brutal fantasy series returned to a record audience for its fourth season premiere Sunday night, drawing 6.6 million viewers....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
"Game of Thrones" won't be won any time soon. HBO announced Tuesday it has renewed the fantasy hit for a fifth and sixth season.
With Sunday's Season 4 premiere scoring HBO's biggest ratings since 2007's finale of "The Sopranos," it only makes sense...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:29 AM
HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform.
Among the programs that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:01 AM
After the coffee. Before analyzing the Redskins' 2014 schedule.
The Skinny: Sorry we are a little late today. Had to jump on the HBO/Amazon story and make sure that was in our roundup. Other stories include recaps of Aereo's big day at the Supreme Court...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Carrie O'Connor thought she was a fairly healthy 35-year-old who went on daily jogs and ate well.
Then, more than a year ago, she suffered back-to-back heart attacks.
The first hit while she was treating herself to baubles at Smyth Jewelers in...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The oddest thing about the hit Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" is that its popularity -- according to many media watchers and even to some extent Netflix itself -- seems inextricably tied up with the way it gets viewed, rather than whether it'...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When I first see Elaine Stritch--the 89-year-old legendary stage and screen actress--she's propped in bed. Although she's been a New York fixture since the 1940s (and spent 18 years living in a room at the Carlyle Hotel), she recently moved to Michigan....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:30 AM
And you thought the people at ESPN cared only about sports.
On Monday, executives at the sports-media empire will take a vested interest in helping a general-entertainment cable network launch the second season of one of its most successful scripted...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Diva Rule No. 1: Know how to make a big entrance. Diva Rule No. 2: Know how to make a big exit.
Diva Rule No. 3: Do these things as often as humanly possible.
The return earlier this month of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" marked the end of the midseason...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The question came up the very first time Matthew Weiner sat before journalists at the Television Critics Assn. tour to promote the July 2007 premiere of "Mad Men." How will it end? More specifically -- how long did he see the time frame of the show...