Stories tagged: television
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
‘Twin Peaks’ sequel to debut May 21 with two-hour episode
Showtime’s “Twin Peaks” sequel will debut in May with a two-hour episode. Showtime Networks chief executive David Nevins said Monday that the series will be a total of 18 hours.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Your guide to ‘The Night Manager,’ ‘Goliath’ and the other surprise Golden Globe winners
In one of the biggest surprises at this year’s Golden Globe ceremony, AMC’s miniseries “The Night Manager” won three awards. To be fair, the Globes are notorious for shockers like …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
PBS explores 1980 nuclear threat triggered by socket wrench
Using decades-old U.S. Air Force training footage, re-enactments and drone-shot video from a mothballed silo, director Robert Kenner recalls the tense 10 hours in 1980 when the United States faced …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Northwest Cable News set to go off air Friday night
Northwest Cable News, the Pacific Northwest’s 24-hour regional news network, is set to go off air Friday night after 21 years of broadcasting.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 6 a.m.
Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Jan. 1-7
DON’T MISS: “Sherlock” – After a yearlong hiatus, Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Watson (Martin Freeman) make a very welcome return in a three-episode fourth season. Ah, but it comes with …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016
Schwarzenegger: ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ his show, not Trump’s
In an epic mishmash of politics and celebrity, Donald Trump’s elevation from “Celebrity Apprentice” host to president-elect has created an opening for actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia in original ‘Star Wars’ movie, dies at 60
Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars,” has died. She was 60.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira return to ‘Today’ as fill-ins
Two of Matt Lauer’s former “Today” show co-hosts – Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira – are returning to the show for a week each in January with Savannah Guthrie on …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Alex Trebek pays tribute to Cindy Stowell, cancer-stricken ‘Jeopardy!’ champion
“Jeopardy!” contestant Cindy Stowell completed her remarkable run during Wednesday night’s episode, winning six games and $103,801 in prize money.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
Depictions of race get real, complicated on ‘Star,’ ‘This Is Us’
In the 1980s, the template for depictions of race on TV was largely black and white, as it is in “Hairspray.” But in “Star,” the new musical drama from Lee …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
Julia Roberts to take on first-ever starring TV series role
The Hollywood Reporter says Julia Roberts will star in a limited series based on Maria Semple’s novel, “Today Will Be Different.” Roberts will star as the book’s main character, Eleanor …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10 a.m.
Stream on Demand: ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ come to home viewing
What’s new for home viewing on video-on-demand and Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
HGTV’s ‘Flip or Flop’ hosts split months after police called
The husband and wife team behind HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” have announced their separation six months after police were called to their California home over what the couple called an …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
Redstone firm calls off CBS, Viacom merger proposal
Media mogul Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements is abandoning a proposal that CBS and Viacom reunite after a 10-year split.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
‘La La Land’ tops Globes with 7 nominations, ‘Moonlight’ with 6
Damien Chazelle’s Los Angeles musical “La La Land” sang and danced its way to a leading seven Golden Globes nominations, with Barry Jenkins’ celebrated coming-of-age tale “Moonlight” close on its …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
Mel Harris: ‘thirtysomething’ stars remain ‘close’ friends
Almost 30 years since “thirtysomething” went off the air, the now 50-something cast of the drama about a group of American baby boomers remain friends.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
Around the remote: All-star cast fights for the British throne in ‘Hollow Crown’ on PBS
“The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses” – with an all-star cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench and Hugh Bonneville – helps bring to life the bloody conflict …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox agrees to buy Europe’s Sky
Rupert Murdoch may get all of European broadcaster Sky after all. Sky said Friday that Murdoch’s entertainment conglomerate 21st Century Fox has reached a preliminary deal to buy the rest …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 7 a.m.
Trump isn’t the first president ‘Saturday Night Live’ has skewered, but this feud stands out.
We may be in for four years of comedy critiques from the president of the United States.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016
Candace Cameron Bure exiting TV’s ‘The View’
There’s another departure on television’s “The View,” with Candace Cameron Bure saying she can no longer handle the bicoastal life made necessary by her acting career.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
How Gael Garcia Bernal conducts himself as ‘Mozart’ maestro
With its premiere in 2014, “Mozart in the Jungle” found a brash, charismatic young conductor taking over the New York Symphony Orchestra. Art, ego and hanky-panky followed, both in and …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 3:48 p.m.
AT&T-Time Warner merger draws grilling from U.S. lawmakers
U.S. lawmakers grilled chief executives of AT&T and Time Warner about whether their proposed tie-up would benefit consumers and called for antitrust officials to closely scrutinize potential competitive harm from …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Jimmy Kimmel to host Academy Awards
NEW YORK – The Oscars finally have a host: Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards. The late-night host will be presiding over the ceremony for the first time. …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016
Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for the week of Dec. 4-10
No, you just can’t stop the beat. This fresh adaptation of the beloved “Hairspray” comes bursting into prime time with newcomer Maddie Baillio leading the way. She plays teenager Tracy …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 10 a.m.
How Jimmy Stewart’s war service affected ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’
As we stare headlong into the approaching holiday season, the 1946 James Stewart classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” is making its annual television appearances. It was the first movie Stewart …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7 p.m.
TV channels the holiday spirit with Frosty, Elf and Mariah
The spirit of the holidays is an elastic concept when it comes to both commerce and TV programming.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher welcome second child
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are parents for the second time.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
Amazon Prime to offer HBO
Amazon is continuing its push into online streaming video by letting its Prime customers purchase monthly subscriptions to HBO and Cinemax right from their Amazon accounts.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
NBC boss and TV hit-making titan Grant Tinker dies at age 90
Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 11 a.m.
With quick-fire wit, ‘Gilmore Girls’ women are back in new 4-part Netflix series
Stars Hollow has been quiet for almost a decade. No quick exchange of witty banter. No late-night mother-daughter chats. No rants about cell phones in the diner.