| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Netflix is getting some new superheroes.
The streaming service has struck a multi-year agreement with Walt Disney Co. for several new live action series based on Marvel characters.
"This deal is unparalleled in its scope and size, and reinforces our...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage are each getting his or her own 13-episode Netflix series starting in 2015.
Disney, Marvel and Netflix announced a deal Thursday that means four live-action series based on those Marvel superheroes...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:22 AM
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy proposed a joint U.S.-Russia mission to the moon, the Rolling Stones had their first […]...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In 1963, Emmy nominations for writing and helming went to lawyer and doctor shows; a Western about a crooked poker game; a bittersweet romance; and a stage play starring Trevor Howard as Disraeli. Series and one-offs were lumped together, so there'd be...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Ted Post, a veteran television and film director who directed a young Clint Eastwood on TV's "Rawhide" and later directed the film legend in the hit movies "Hang `em High" and "Magnum Force," has died. He was 95.
Post, who had been in failing health,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:19 AM
To celebrate the ending of "Breaking Bad," I've drawn up a list of the 50 greatest drama series to air in the United States.
I based the selections on the programs' quality, their influence, the length of their original runs and their continuing...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
DALLAS, Tex. -- Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81.
Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer,...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television's iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of "Dallas," died Friday, according to a family statement. He was 81.
Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer, said the statement...
| Sep 2, 2011
Lyricist and songwriter
George Green, 59, who wrote lyrics for some of John Mellencamp's biggest hits, as well as songs for Barbra Streisand and others, died Sunday in Albuquerque of a rapid-forming lung cancer, his wife, Kathryn, told...
| Apr 18, 2012
Paul Bogart, an Emmy Award-winning director who launched his career during the days of live television in New York and later was a prolific director on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died. He was 92.
Bogart died of age-related...