| Jan 19, 2013
| 8:01 AM
No network midseason show has generated more buzz than "The Following," which premieres Monday night on Fox.
There are three reasons for that:
First, Kevin Bacon is the star, and he's better than most network television actors. Here he plays an angry,...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The one-time home of Edgar Allan Poe could reopen for visitors as soon as this autumn, according to one of the people in charge of running the tourist attraction.
"Though we're still in the early stages, things are picking up steam," said Mark Redfield,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
As traffic continues to flow to coverage of Super Bowl preparations, the Roe vs. Wade anniversary and post-inaugural activities, a few newer topics have also bubbled to the surface in our collective consciousness.
Instagram is posting impressive numbers,...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:27 AM
We have been talking about radical changes in the way we watch for TV for almost a decade now.
And a lot of it has been wrong. Remember the buzz three years ago as to how 3-D was going to be in every home?
Newsflash: ESPN announced last week that it...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK — Most media moguls spend their time building empires.
Time Warner Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes has spent the last several years dismantling one.
Gone is AOL, the online platform that acquired Time Warner in 2000 in a...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
In "Sweet Talk," Delilah (Natalie Zea) is an erudite phone-sex worker who besides naming herself after the Biblical escort reads "Anna Karenina" and plays chess during routine calls. One "John" (for they're all named John) gets her attention, though, when...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Television letdowns of 2013:
1. Murder as installation art
This has become a real personal peeve, as shows like NBC's "Hannibal," Fox's "The Following," AMC's "The Killing" keep treating a crime scene like it's an MFA thesis exhibit. Murder is...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:42 PM
"Sleepy Hollow," has been such a hit for Fox this fall that it's getting an expanded first-season finale on Jan. 20.
Previously, the network had announced a two-night second-season premiere for "The Following," with episodes airing on Jan. 19 and Jan....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
FOX is making some scheduling tweaks for midseason, with much of its focus on its ratings-soft Tuesday comedy block.
Come February 25, the network is returning "Glee" to the 8 p.m. time slot on Tuesdays, scaling back the comedy line up to just "New...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Fox's "Almost Human" arrested plenty of viewers in its premiere Sunday night.
The sci-fi cop series from J.H. Wyman and J.J. Abrams drew a rating of 3.1 in the key 18-49 age demographic and pulled in an average of 9.1 viewers, according to early...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:02 PM
The midseason begins in January, and Fox and PBS are making sure it will be a busy time.
Fox has announced that "American Idol" will begin its 13th season with a two-night, four-hour rollout Wednesday, Jan. 15, and Thursday, Jan. 16. Fox should learn...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Starting in January, there will be 30 fewer minutes on the Fox schedule dedicated to "American Idol." The long-running singing competition series is cutting its results show to a half-hour, down from the hour-long results shows that have aired since the...