Ronald Reagan cast a long shadow over American politics. But his wife Nancy has enjoyed her own enduring legacy with the "Just Say No" campaign, which enlisted media -- especially geared toward youth…
OK, it was predictable that Regis Philbin's farewell episode of "Live With Regis and Kelly" would be a three-hankie affair. Disney CEO Robert Iger showed up. So did New York City Mayor Michael…
As comprehensive and intimate a portrait of the comic genius as his personal quirks will allow.
A hodgepodge of other gameshows that culminates with the cash being handed over to a needy (and yes, deserving) individual, a la "Queen for a Day."
There was some head-scratching in the mid-1990s when David Letterman hired Tom Snyder, as opposed to some hot young comic, to host CBS' "Late Late Show." Some wondered if Letterman feared positioning…
Bruce Rosenblum has been elected chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, defeating vice chairman Nancy Bradley Wiard in a vote by the board of governors Wednesday night.
When CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves last addressed the Hollywood Radio and Television Society in September 2006, two events kicked off the discussion: Viacom's abrupt dismissal of Tom Freston for…
Disney appears to be reviving a staple of the baby boomer generation's youth — namely, the animated TV special. After "Prep & Landing" for ABC comes "Pixie Hollow Games," a beautifully rendered…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences -- or actually, less than one-half percent of its 16,000 members -- will select a new chairman this week in an election that will help determine not only the…
Television can be a cruel medium, especially when you're forced to do it without pictures. Such was the case Monday with NBC's "Rock Center," which scored a journalistic coup: Bob Costas' interview…