" 'The Ernie Kovacs Show' was the first to use TV as a medium all of its own, not as a carryover from radio," says author Tim Brooks. "His camera tricks, that odd Nairobi Trio, the techno tricks…
"In the beginning, God created 'Lucy.' Everything else came from that." This bit of hyperbole from author and TV historian Bart Andrews is not far from the truth. Certainly "I Love Lucy," the 1951-57…
"I Love Lucy" may have given birth to the sitcom but the genre didn't truly come of age until the 1970s. The smiley face decade gave rise to an amazing number of classic comedies as the screwball…
Should TV Land programmers schedule "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" followed by "The Odd Couple" or is it better the other way around? Is "I Love Lucy" better suited with "All in the Family" than "The…
Despite lackluster ratings, the slapstick laffer "NewsRadio" managed to receive enough critical support to stick around for most of the late 1990s.
Through most of the 1950s and '60s, television programmers believed the best way to success was to serve up the least objectionable programming. Don't rock the boat too much, they figured, and large…
Lorraine Bracco holds a trump card in this year's Emmy game. But Sarah Jessica Parker is throwing the dice.
Eric McCormack and Debra Messing, the titular stars of "Will & Grace," have been added to the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards presenters list.
Amy Brenneman and "ER" doc Michael Michele have been tapped as presenters for next month's Primetime Emmy kudocast.
Martin Sheen, Calista Flockhart and Jessica Alba have been tapped as presenters for the Sept. 16 Emmy kudocast.