| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:37 PM
It's anyone's guess how viewers will react to the changes at NBC's "Tonight Show" next month. But new host Jimmy Fallon is pretty sure he would get a thumbs-up from his predecessors.
"I wish Steve Allen or Johnny Carson were still alive. They'd be proud...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Yes, in Westeros winter is still coming. And this year, it'll get a little closer on April 6, when Season 4 of HBO's "Game of Thrones" begins.
The fourth season of the sprawling, hugely popular series is expected to adapt the events from the second half...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:01 PM
"Dancing on the Edge" (Starz, Saturdays). Stephen Poliakoff ("The Lost Prince") wrote and directed this early-1930s period piece set at the intersection of jazz and aristocracy. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Louis Lester, a black British jazz genius whose career...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:01 AM
AMC Networks Inc., parent of cable channels AMC, WE and IFC, has struck a deal to acquire Liberty Global's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion.
For New York-based AMC Networks, the acquisition will vastly increase its international presence. Chellomedia...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Into every generation a sketch comedy (sometimes two or three or more) is born. Indeed, we can write the cultural history of our times in their names, from Sid Caesar's "Show of Shows" to the variety shows of Carol Burnett and Flip Wilson, to "Saturday...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross gave voice to several alternative comics from the Los Angeles performing scene on their “Mr. Show with Bob and David,” which ran on HBO for three years in the mid-'90s. Sarah Silverman, Paul F. Tompkins, Mary...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:28 PM
R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet” is back, again. The singer’s campy hip-hopera will return to IFC next year with additional installments, the cable network said Tuesday.
Although a premiere date or number of episodes hasn't...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
IFC has ordered a third season of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" The cable net will roll out season three's 20 halfhour episodes in two installments next year.
"Comedy Bang! Bang!" offers a fresh spin on the latenight talkshow format, with...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Orange Is the New Black" received four nominations and "House of Cards" three for the WGA Awards in television, which will be presented Feb. 1.
The digitally distributed Netflix series were announced in July as eligible by the WGA. "Orange Is the New...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Legendary Television and Digital has brokered a multi-year deal with Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld's Red Hour Films to develop and produce exclusive content for both TV and digital platforms.
Pact is the first major deal for Bruce Rosenblum, the former...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
An unusually strong international flavor pervades the Sundance Film Festival's Premieres slate, with new pictures from British helmer Michael Winterbottom, Irish directors Lenny Abrahamson and John Michael McDonagh, Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn, Welsh-...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Break out the plaid flannel and bird-decked tote bags: IFC announced Tuesday that its hit offbeat comedy "Portlandia" will return Feb. 27 -- and it'll be pickled with a heap of guest stars.
The fourth season of the satirical series, in which co-creators...