Possible returning actresses include Christine Baranksi, Kyra Sedgwick, Tina Fey and Kristen Wiig.
Veteran series were constantly seeking new ways to keep longtime viewers riveted.
These rookies brought the funny -- and not a small amount of darkness.
When ABC's "Modern Family" and Fox's "Glee" became breakout successes for the 2009-10 TV season -- and scored a total of 33 Emmy nominations between them, including a series win for "Modern Family"…
While the show's premise can be enough to attract viewers, sometimes it's the personalities that make a series appointment television
With its second outing, "American Idol" plumped up -- more audition episodes, a longer semifinal process, a top 12 instead of a top 10 -- and hit the airwaves in January 2003, a mere four months…
What was then called "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" debuted on Fox on June 11, 2002, with two hosts: Radio/TV personality Ryan Seacrest and comedian Brian Dunkelman.
At 10 years old, Fox's talent-discovering behemoth "American Idol" is having perhaps its surest season.
In 1985, two phone calls on the Friday before Labor Day weekend changed Rebecca Eaton's life.
Thirty-six years separate the end of the original "Upstairs Downstairs" and the new BBC incarnation airing in April on "Masterpiece" in the U.S.