| May 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Broadcast network execs have been ensconced in darkened rooms most of this week, screening dozens of pilots in preparation for upfront presentations during the week of May 12.
NBC is first out of the gate on the morning of May 12, followed by Fox in...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Summer Dreams" (CBS, Saturday). A vivid, elegantly made, two-hour documentary centering on the NBA Summer League, a 10-day yearly event, held in Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas, where pro-ball hopefuls and rookies run and dribble, pass and shoot before a...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:06 AM
“Saturday Night Live” looked like a different show compared with the last live episode we saw a month ago, pre-Olympics.
In the Feb. 1 episode, Andy Samberg, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader and Fred Armisen all visited the "Weekend Update" desk to...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
We're 13 days away from the Oscars, which means we're about 13 days and 10 seconds away from the first tweet complaining about the show.
But why wait?
Let's be clear: We're not wishing failure on this year's Oscar telecast or predicting that host...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to Mickey Rooney, who passed away April 6 at age 93, with a 24-hour marathon of his movies.
The marathon will begin Sunday, April 13, at 6 a.m. Eastern time with the 1933 film "Broadway to Hollywood."
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
They've tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is tradition.
This year's Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen DeGeneres, a likable, benign...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:30 AM
There's still a week until Jimmy Fallon's version of "The Tonight Show" debuts, but NBC has already announced the program's first week of guests, which is to include First Lady Michelle Obama and the new host's BFF, Justin Timberlake.
The guests for the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Seth Meyers, late of "Saturday Night Live," became Monday night the fourth host of NBC's late-late-night "Late Night," after David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and his onetime cast-mate Jimmy Fallon, who has now famously become the star of "The Tonight Show."...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:55 PM
NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle.
Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:25 PM
For “Mad Men” creator and show runner Matthew Weiner, the reality is beginning to sink in. The series returns to AMC for the first half of its seventh and final season in April, and Weiner is currently toiling away on Episode 9 -- leaving just...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A bunch of attention-grabbing Scandi projects were presented at the opening TV seminar of the Nordic Film Market, "TV Drama Vision," held at Goteborg on Thursday. One of them was "Welcome to Sweden," the English-speaking Swedish comedy series created,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Looks like the DVR won't be getting that much-needed summer vacation.
Not every network has released their summer skeds just yet, but it's clear that there will be an unprecedented number of scripted skeins on the broadcast networks from June through...