| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy.
"Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:37 AM
It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:07 PM
No one likes to be fired ... but tell that to the latest lineup of famous faces awaiting Donald Trump's judgment.
Actors, singers and athletes again vie for the real estate tycoon's (and potential presidential candidate's) approval in a new round of "The...
| Mar 11, 2011
Ask Gary Busey about his life these days, and he's likely to flash his trademark toothy grin. He might also jump up and declare, as he did in a recent interview, "It's CRAZY good!"
The 66-year-old actor is keenly aware of the perceptions about him ...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:17 PM
CBS has announced the return of 18 shows for the 2012-2013 season.
"This large-scale renewal is testimony to the strength, stability and success of a deep and diverse roster of top-rated programming," said Nina Tassler, head of CBS Entertainment.
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:19 AM
RIP season 24. Kidding, but I am severely depressed on the events that transpired on this past episode. Colton ran this game and it was a sad night seeing him get medically evacuated. Whether you liked him or hated him, he had a unique skill set on how to...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 6:44 AM
FOX has ordered a second season of unscripted series THE X FACTOR, it was announced today by Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.
"I am absolutely thrilled with the news," said Simon Cowell. "I have loved...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Traditional TV, the kind you watch in your living room, was great for 50 years or so, but now it could use some improvement. There are too many channels to watch. The shows last too long. Most of all, if you're in the midst of a viewing session and you...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 11:35 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The rich get richer in the television ratings.
CBS dominated last week's Nielsen ratings, largely because of the LSU-Alabama football game Saturday night. It gave the network its biggest college football audience since a 1989 game...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Last year, Jane Lynch got an Emmy.
This year, she gets the whole Emmy show.
Whichever network airs the television industry's big event, it usually enlists one of its top stars as host. Since it's Fox's turn, the actress who's now iconic as acerbic gym...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Ladies and gentlemen, pack your bags and a lot of patience: It's time for holiday travel, and there's no telling what you might encounter out there.
Take my recent flight to Boston. I had survived all the usual annoyances of flying -- the chaotic...
| Nov 19, 2011
Many of us will be enduring air travel in the next few weeks to see family and friends for Thanksgiving and Christmas, already dreading the crowds, the hassles and the traumatic experiences to come.
"Flying is like being on an episode of 'Survivor' these...