| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:34 AM
It's nice to be No. 1. Stability comes with that ranking.
CBS, the most-watched network, last week basically unveiled its fall schedule and revealed a few tidbits about the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother."
The one-hour finale, airing March...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:05 AM
It's increasingly clear the key difference between network and cable dramas is realism and specificity.
Cable dramas are more likely to get little details right; network dramas often fail this test, rendering them pale imitations of their cable...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Sorry, Robin Williams, but you and your peeps at "The Crazy Ones" will just have to wait a little longer.
CBS announced Thursday that it will return 18 series already on the schedule for the 2014-15 TV season, including old favorites like "NCIS," "CSI:...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:51 PM
As a rule, John Mina always arrives early.
When the officer showed up early for his off-duty shift at Orlando Ale House in 2000, he walked into an armed robbery, finding himself between a masked suspect's pistol and the employees he was trying to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
You really, really liked the Academy Awards. Or at least you watched.
One savvy reader, hearing about the big ratings, told me that Nielsen can't measure how many people fell asleep.
So true. But the Oscars drew 43.7 million viewers, the best...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Hannibal Lecter was no competition for Tom Selleck or David Muir.
NBC's "Hannibal" returned Friday with 3.4 million viewers. The serial-killer drama was far behind Selleck's "Blue Bloods" on CBS with 11.8 million viewers and Muir's "20/20" on ABC with...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Just how big a bite will the zombies take out of the Oscars?
AMC will toss "The Walking Dead" and its companion "Talking Dead" at the Oscars on Sunday. AMC says the episode called "Still," starting at 9 p.m., will focus on how "a simple request by...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Prime-time TV is going gray.
After decades chasing young viewers, the broadcast networks are starting to shift tactics — peppering their lineups with shows and actors who appeal to the growing audience of aging baby boomers.
"The Millers" on CBS...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have won raves for their daytime coverage of figure skating at the Sochi Olympics.
They graduate to NBC prime time at 8 tonight to host the Sochi figure skating gala. They will be joined by their daytime colleague, Terry...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:40 AM
UPDATED: The NFL has been the biggest event on television so far this season. But the Winter Olympics are going to be a bonanza for NBC, based on the first two days.
The Opening Ceremony at Sochi averaged 31.7 million. On Thursday, the Olympics...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) sought a drag queen's killer while Erin (Bridget Moynahan) re-investigated an allegedly innocent man's case in Friday's (Jan. 31) episode of CBS' "Blue Bloods," marking Wahlberg's debut as a director....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:09 PM
UPDATED: "Shark Tank" continues to be one of ABC's bright spots this season, and the reality contest came through again Friday.
There's a Central Florida connection, too: University of Central Florida alum Clay Newbill is an executive producer on the...