Sam Zell clearly didn't give a rat's ass about newspapers, TV stations or certainly journalism when he swung his deal for then-beleaguered Tribune Co. — and managed to make the company even more…
Widening the Academy Awards field to 10 contenders for 2009 was hailed and criticized on various fronts, with some seeing the expanded roster as a crass, grade-inflating attempt to provide more…
Well, that took longer than I expected. Watching "Curb Your Enthusiasm" on Sunday — in which Larry David inadvertently splashes urine onto a picture of Jesus, causing the house's owners to think they'…
Variety's Rick Kissell includes this jaw-dropping statistic in his latest ratings recap regarding the relative competitive standing of "The Jay Leno Show:" "In part because of baseball making for an…
Although I bow to almost no one in my appreciation of "Extras" and the original U.K. version of "The Office," some of the response to Ricky Gervais being tapped to host the Golden Globes has left me…
In an entertainment field of dreams where batting .333 will land you in the Hall of Fame, few people have been associated with more hits than Margaret Loesch.
A crude but consistently funny half-hour that's a bull's-eye with FX's male-skewing audience.
Babysitter? We don't need no stinkin' babysitter — not while we still have a TV! Nielsen just issued a release stating that children's TV viewing is an eight-year high, with kids age 2-5 now spending…
Series offer several eerie parallels between the Great Depression and recent economic issues.
New executives always get a chance to put their imprint on a network, and it looks like Jeff Gaspin — newly in charge of NBC — has his own template in mind. Namely, be more like USA, the cable…