"Presidential election could alter shape of Tribune-Times Mirror Deal," read a New York Times headline in early 2000, which anticipated that a George W. Bush victory would lead to the repeal or…
Dark, violent and convoluted, "Low Winter Sun" is a gory cut below the finer BBC crime dramas -- a muddled mystery whose biggest asset is the coiled, brooding presence of Mark Strong, so good in the…
Nielsen Media Research has long been that sleepy and mysterious enterprise -- occasionally vilified, frequently cajoled and periodically challenged by would-be competitors -- whose findings determine…
The revised version of this CW pilot not only alters the cast but cuts to the chase -- opening in South Africa, where a blended family has relocated for reasons that are sputtered out in one absurd…
Like a journalistic blast of fresh air as TMZ migrates to TV and O.J. mania pollutes newsrooms, Ted Koppel tackles the unforeseen consequences of California's "three strikes" law on overcrowded…
Two episodes into its fourth season, "Grey's Anatomy" continues to look a little peaked.
The symbolism of Jerry Seinfeld's appearance on "30 Rock's" season premiere isn't hard to grasp -- attempting to link the sophomore sitcom to NBC's comedic heyday, as opposed to its perceived status…
Who says big networks aren't responsive to charges of racial insensitivity? After critics hammered the prototype for "Cavemen," the Geico-based series has made its primetime debut having radically…
Here's scary news for stand-up comics: On Halloween, reality TV officially graduates to beyond the point of parody.
The multi-billion-dollar question facing the TV business increasingly boils down to a fundamental choice: Pay now, or pay later?