| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Breaking Bad is in its last season, Ashton Kutcher is old and British subjects are being pushed into "Minority Report" territory. Welcome to your online trends report for August 12, 2013.
What: Breaking Bad, AMC
Where: Google search,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:52 PM
One of the shortest and most meaningless suspensions in TV history ended Friday with A&E announcing that it was back in business with "Duck Dynasty" and its 67-year-old, bearded patriarch Phil Robertson.
The announcement was a total cave-in by a cable...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Baltimore's favorite half-man, half-fish, Olympian extraordinaire Michael Phelps, will have a cameo on the midseason premiere of USA's "Suits."
Phelps will play himself, the only athlete whom lawyer Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) could never land....
| Mar 3, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Here we go again with reports that NBC is looking to ditch Jay Leno. But this time, the ditching makes eminent sense.
The Hollywood Reporter, citing unnamed sources, says NBC is putting the pieces in place to announce in May that Leno will be replaced...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:28 AM
On Tuesday, WWE, through Brian Flinn, WWE’s senior VP of marketing and communications, issued an email statement to the Hollywood Reporter concerning WWE superstar Jack Swagger and manager Zeb Colter. Several blogs, critics and media outlets have...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Are CBS censors slipping or was this a common case of mishearing?
Last Sunday, cameras caught Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco exclaim, "This is f---ing awesome!" after leading his team to a Super Bowl victory. One week later, Jack White might have slipped...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband, Will, are expecting Michelle Obama over for lunch -- and some other very fancy guests.
The Smiths are opening their home in Calabasas, Calif., on Oct. 25 for an Obama fundraiser that the first lady...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Michael Kenneth Williams is feeling lucky these days.
The 44-year-old performer known to fans of HBO's "The Wire" as fearless stickup man Omar Little says there is nothing he's wanted more since the Baltimore-based drama ended than to "just...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 11:07 AM
After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun.
Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:57 AM
HBO's "Game Change," the docudrama about the John McCain and Sarah Palin presidential campaign in 2008, was a big ratings winner for HBO in its Saturday premiere drawing 2.1 million viewers.
That was the largest debut audience for an HBO movie since...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:38 PM
From a Sunday magazine cover piece to Page One stories and blogs posts, I feel like I have been writing about the new HBO satire "VEEP" for at least a year.
But the series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, a former senator who becomes vice...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 9:15 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
The Hollywood Reporter has the latest turn in the battle between the Discovery Channel, of Silver Spring, and two of the captains from the channel's "Deadliest Catch" show.
Discovery sued the two for $3 million for allegedly not...