Primetime television has done little to deprogram viewers conditioned to associate a Southern accent with some sort of mental defect, although a handful of shows are fighting the stereotypes.
In helping to guide two new shows onto ABC's 2007-08 primetime schedule with first-year success "Brothers and Sisters," executive producer Greg Berlanti has emerged as an L.A. Screenings star.
As a child and into his college years, Matt Groening was a sponge -- yellow, if you like, to match the dominant color of his most famous creation, the Simpson family. He soaked up everything…
It may take a certain amount of time travel, but "Veronica Mars" could be back on the CW schedule for 2007-08, despite ongoing conventional wisdom suggesting otherwise.
Los Angeles native Stan Chambers came to work at KTLA in 1947 and was joined there by Hal Fishman in 1965. Together, they have spent more than a century reporting news for the station.
"Friday Night Lights" remains in the dark about whether NBC will renew the low-rated but critically beloved drama for a second season. But if production gains another year of eligibility, executive…
While the television world slept in the winter of 1999, "The Sopranos" woke up one morning and got itself a gun. Creatively, "The Sopranos" shot to No. 1 with a bullet.
"The Sopranos: A Love Story" would have made for a different marketing campaign, that's for sure. But for all the fixation on the initial hook of "The Sopranos" -- mob boss with a therapist -- the…
Guys have babies too. Not literally, but they're involved in a big way. That's a fact of life ABC hopes will work to its advantage with "Notes From the Underbelly," the skein whose premiere the…
Low risk of an early ax, greater creative freedom and more breathing room at launch. What's not to like? With cable continually ascending as a viable choice for viewers nationwide, many question…