| Aug 31, 2014
| 12:05 AM
DON'T MISS: "Houdini" "Fear is how I know I'm alive," the title character of this two-part miniseries says as he explains what motivated him to spend his life defying death. Oscar winner Adrien Brody stars as the escape artist who rose from humble...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Irony, like sarcasm, doesn’t always translate to a mass audience.
So way to go, TV industry! Great work! Can’t think of a better way to show how progressive television is than to showcase Sofia Vergara like a new Buick at the auto show!...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:00 PM
We may be living in "a wonderful time for women on television," as Julianna Margulies observed Monday in her Emmys acceptance speech, an era when there are so many great dramatic roles for women on the small screen that people like Tatiana Maslany and...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Are you a woman? Are you older than 35? And you're home at 3 p.m.? WPEC-Ch. 12 is looking for you.
The West Palm Beach CBS affiliate recently launched a 3 p.m. newscast, the earliest afternoon local news program in South Florida — and something of...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:48 AM
A brother of slain American journalist James Foley said Friday the U.S. government could have done more to help him escape the militant group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, which had demanded a $132-million ransom before beheading him in a grisly...
| Aug 19, 2014
The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks.
The two-day series will run...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Call it "Extreme Makeover: Talk Show Edition."
When "The View" returns to the air on Sept. 15, it will have a new logo, set and studio, ABC announced Thursday.
The long-running ABC talk show is moving from the Manhattan studio where it's been...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The stars are aligning once again to support Stand Up to Cancer, which will stage its fourth telethon on Sept. 5.
The broadcast, which airs live across ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC and 28 cable nets, will feature appearances from...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
To the surprise of no one, Chuck Todd was tapped Thursday to replace David Gregory in the anchor chair at NBC's struggling "Meet the Press." Rumors of his demise had been rampant for so long that his removal was a foregone conclusion.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Let’s see: The U.S. Supreme Court has nine justices. Six of them are men and three of them are women.
The three women happen to have been appointed by Democratic presidents: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by President Clinton, and Elena Kagan...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For many people, "Today" wouldn't be "Today" without Natalie Morales and Al Roker.
The show's news anchor and meteorologist have been with the program since 2006 and 1996, respectively. These days, when the show comes on the air, the camera is on four...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Last week, the British Broadcasting Corp. disclosed an ongoing effort to teach its staff how to distinguish real science from bogus science, and the importance of keeping the latter off the airwaves.
Some 200 of the BBC's senior staff have been...