Stories tagged: TV
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
NEW YORK – After 42 seasons, “Saturday Night Live” is trying something new: airing live to everybody. For the first time, “SNL” will broadcast live simultaneously across the U.S. for …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 5 p.m.
A lot of people first became acquainted with Kal Penn after he starred as a stoner with a serious case of the munchies in the cult classic “Harold & Kumar …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants,” says he has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
He was the nicest, most humble TV star I ever got to know, and call a friend, and his humility, I suspect, came easy because he knew his material.
Wed., March 8, 2017, noon
Pete Davidson, the ‘SNL’ comic famous for weed jokes, announces he is sober ‘for the first time in 8 years’
“I’m a pothead, but that’s not the joke,” wunderkind Pete Davidson of “Saturday Night Live” told Rolling Stone last year while discussing how he felt pigeonholed into making jokes about …
Sun., March 5, 2017
You don’t have to be a vintage film buff to enjoy this rollicking new anthology series, but it helps. Over eight lovingly crafted episodes, it recalls the legendary rivalry between …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017
Jimmy Kimmel takes his first crack at hosting Hollywood’s biggest bash and we wouldn’t be at all surprised if politics is among the prime topics of conversation.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Costars bond over power plays: Ruthless enemies in ‘Billions,’ Lewis and Giamatti share plenty of laughs offstage
Unfortunately, this camaraderie actually presents a problem for their work on the Showtime drama “Billions,” in which they play tremendously powerful and spectacularly damaged men locked in combat.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Gardell plays the larger-than-life Col. Tom Parker who is credited with turning Elvis into an international sensation. Research material about Parker was thin but what Gardell found gave him a …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 5:10 a.m.
Gary Stokes is president and general manager of
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017
The seven-episode series, adapted by David E. Kelley from a best-selling novel, is set in the tranquil coastal town of Monterey, where alpha females and trophy wives lead seemingly carefree …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 11 a.m.
Celebrity Focus: Jake Tapper on writing a crime novel vs. covering politics: ‘Thankfully I have more control over developments in the book’
CNN’s Jake Tapper is many things these days. According to Vogue he’s an “emerging journalistic hero.” Watch “Saturday Night Live” and the veteran newsman becomes Kellyanne Conway’s greatest foil. Head …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
From jungles to deserts to mountains, the BBC’s epic nature series “Planet Earth II” takes viewers around the world – and around many genres of television.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Bill Maher’s decision to book conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on his HBO show drew quick condemnation from another guest.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
James Corden, the dynamic late-night funny guy who regularly hosts music’s biggest stars in his car, now gets to host an entire arena full of them. The eye-popping performance list …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
If the TV industry gave out an award for the most uncool night of programming, CBS’s Friday lineup would win it hands down.
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Comedy queen Carol Burnett’s return to the small screen looks imminent now that ABC has ordered a pilot for “Household Name.”
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017
At the end of 2016, a big question hangs over the TV industry: What if Jeff Bewkes is right? One of the best-positioned media giants, Bewkes’ Time Warner sold to …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
After years of trying, the U.S and International Olympic Committees have agreed with NBC on a package that will offer year-round Olympic programming, focused on U.S. athletes. NBC will launch …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
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.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016
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.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
Ron Glass, the handsome, prolific character actor best known for his role as the gregarious, sometimes sardonic detective Ron Harris in the long-running cop comedy “Barney Miller,” has died at …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016
Dear Annie: My parents split up 20 years ago, and my dad has never stayed in great contact. I’m now engaged, and my fiance and I are designing the invitations.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
AT&T and Time Warner, which both are laboring to hold on to customers, confront a similar challenge: how to deliver content to younger consumers who are turning away from traditional …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Comcast is paying one of the biggest fines ever levied on a cable company after regulators said it illegally billed customers for unwanted equipment and services.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Agnes Nixon, who created such enduring daytime TV dramas as “One Life to Life” and “All My Children,” died Wednesday at a senior living facility in Pennsylvania. She was 93.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
“Saturday Night Live” has made a YUGE decision: It has chosen Alec Baldwin to impersonate GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
An environmental group on Wednesday accused three major television manufacturers of misleading consumers and regulators about how much energy their high-definition screens devour by designing them to draw less power …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
Trump’s surrogates are a decidedly B-list group of Trump supporters who argue his case on the airwaves.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
John Saunders, the versatile sportscaster who has hosted ESPN’s “The Sports Reporters” for the last 15 years, has died, the network announced Wednesday. He was 61.