Now that Soledad O'Brien is returning to the mornings on CNN as host of a regular program, a word about her "Black in America" and "Latino in America" series. Let's hope CNN rethinks the enterprise…
As Steve Jobs' untimely death reminds us, even wealth, power and status can't bestow immortality. Historically the closest one can come is by passing on a legacy, often through heirs.
As good as his biography and filmography might look in his obituary, they can never do Gilbert Cates justice. The producer of numerous Oscar ceremonies, director of the Geffen Playhouse and lead…
One of the producers of NBC's "Rock Center," Rome Hartman, promised during a teleconference that the newmagazine premiering Monday wouldn't jump at "every shiny thing" just because it was live. OK…
Playing like a dating show on amphetamines -- or a "secret crush" episode of a daytime talkshow -- MTV's "Friend Zone" strips down relationships to their potentially humiliating or heartwarming…
"Day for night" is a production term for techniques used to create the appearance of night in shots actually taken during the day.
At the risk of sounding like a fanboy, I can't resist delivering one more brief pitch for "The Walking Dead." Yes, I know, I already raved about the first two episodes of the second season. But the…
Deeply absurd but only fitfully funny, "Allen" will probably be loved by a small group of people, but not especially liked by many.
Ever since it was announced Lionsgate was pitching a sitcom starring Charlie Sheen, the question has been what sap would wind up boarding the roller-coaster and praying for the best. Congratulations…
Today's column discusses the race for chairman fo the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which pits Warner Bros. TV Group Prez Bruce Rosenblum against current acad first vice chair Nancy Bradley…