Turner Broadcasting execs will talk up cable's gains over the broadcast nets and efforts to court viewers on multiple screens at its upfront presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
Television is tricky these days: Producing programs is more expensive than ever, and with so many ways to watch, drawing a big audience is challenging. Yet when they do make their choices, viewers…
Even at a briskly paced 73 minutes, James E. Duff's romantic indie feels slightly padded as it unfolds a thin scenario about two twentysomethings who initiate and sustain a long-distance relationship…
Slamdance, launched 19 years ago as an alternative to Sundance, has unveiled its competition lineup with 12 narrative films and 10 documentaries -- including 13 world premieres and seven U.S…
TNT has renewed "The Closer" spinoff "Major Crimes" for a second season.
"The Closer's" success set model for how to program originals and grow cable auds.
For viewers, the real mystery in "Major Crimes" is why this spinoff of "The Closer" -- which officially closes its books leading into the debut, in what amounts to a smooth baton pass -- even…
Cop drama 'The Closer' upends the usual procedural premise
TNT's "The Closer" celebrated its 100th episode and cast member G.W. Bailey's birthday Saturday in Universal City. Not that getting together to let loose is all that unusual for the actors and crew.
Across broadcast and cable, these exec producers steer their shows to ratings and critical glory. Here's how they do it. . .