| Jan 13, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Television has been part of so many people's lives for so long, there's always an audience for its past.
If there weren't, Nick at Nite and TV Land likely wouldn't exist, nor would have the 2008 PBS miniseries "Pioneers of Television." Each of its...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 12:32 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Actor James Arness, who played U.S. Marshall Matt Dillon on the TV western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday in Brentwood at the age of 88.
According to a posting on his official website, Arness, a native of Minneapolis, died of...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Year-ending memories include those of people who made marks in entertainment before passing. In 2011, they included a significant number of behind-the-scenes talents whose television efforts endure. Andy Rooney: It's a sad irony that the pundit's death...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 5:37 PM
When Peter Graves was honored last month at the Ojai Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award, the 83-year-old actor was hoping they would screen Billy Wilder's 1953 classic "Stalag 17" in which he played a Nazi spy placed among American POWs in...
| Sep 3, 2006
WHEN veteran Irish stage and film actor Fionnula Flanagan met with producers and writers of Showtime's "Brotherhood" to discuss her portrayal of the Irish-born working class matriarch of the show, Rose Caffee, one of the first questions she asked the...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 10:02 PM
Pernell Roberts, a versatile actor best remembered for his portrayal of the handsome, eldest Cartwright son on the classic television western "Bonanza" and later as the lead character in the medical drama "Trapper John, M.D.," died at his Malibu home...
| Mar 8, 2009
Pitted against edgy procedurals, trendy reality shows or ensemble dramas, NBC's "Law & Order" for nearly 20 years has persevered as one of TV's most recognizable and durable brands. And if it lasts a few more seasons, the hybrid cop-and-lawyer series...
| Feb 26, 2009
"The Simpsons" is already the longest-running prime-time animated series ever, and it will soon become the longest-running scripted show in the history of prime-time television.
FOX announced Thursday (Feb. 26) that it's picking up two more seasons of...
| May 25, 2010
| 4:35 PM
TNT has brought the gavel down on "Law & Order." Ever since the recent cancellation of the 20-year-old landmark series by NBC, speculation has continued to swirl that a cable network might pick up the drama, which is tied with......
| May 13, 2010
NBC has decided to cancel the police-and-courtroom drama "Law and Order" after 20 seasons, the website Deadline Hollywood published Thursday.
The show, which led to at least four spin-offs including "Special Victims' Unit," "Criminal Intent," "Trial By...