PBS has demonstrated it can compete in the rough-and-tumble of primetime with the breakthrough success of "Downton Abbey." Yet that only makes it easier to forget how against the grain public…
CBS has renewed “CSI” for the 2013-14 season and given a two-year contract extension to star Ted Danson. A pickup for the show's 14th season had been expected, given its solid performance in the…
With Amazon and Hulu nipping at his heels, acquisition and distribution pro Sarandos, who's been at Netflix since 2000, took a giant leap last week with the announcement of a streaming deal with the…
In the mid-1990s, Ted Melfi was working as a cook in an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles. When a young man with a screenplay asked him if he produced, he said, "Yes." The next thing Melfi knew, he…
Ted Gomillion, owner of post-production facility Gomillion Studios and an innovator in the industry for more than 30 years, died suddenly on Sept. 25. He was 77.
Universal's "Ted" is cuddling up to the high $40 million to low $50 million range, giving the Mark Wahlberg laffer a good shot at becoming the highest-opening original (non-sequel) R-rated comedy in…
Having thoroughly subverted the sitcom formula on TV, "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane delivers a predictably irreverent satire that's sweeter and, sadly, less funny than you might expect.
Giovanni Ribisi is attached to co-star in the laffer "Ted" with Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane.
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