No conversation about Nielsen in the media business is complete without the word "frustration." There's little about the pre-eminent TV measurement company that hasn't drawn complaints, particularly…
What Would Jane Do? Pilot
That “Glee” star Cory Monteith will be among an exclusive group of actors getting a special memorial tribute at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday was to be expected given the industry and its fans…
You don't have to know anything about "Britain's Got Talent" winner Paul Potts in order to whistle the tune of "One Chance."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Breaking down the state of the races in a dozen places.
Michael Douglas, Helen Mirren, Al Pacino. Steven Soderbergh, Jane Campion, David Mamet, Tom Stoppard. These aren't names normally associated with television, but all are Emmy nominees in the TV movie…
By happenstance, I recently re-watched the pilot for "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," which remains one of the more accomplished prototypes I've ever seen. In hindsight, though, the progression of…
Showtime’s summer TCA session kicked into gear with a “Dexter”-themed lunch at the Beverly Hilton Tuesday, but not without a heavy dose of “The Borgias” flying overhead. Protesters stood outside the…
Teresa Giudice, 41, and her husband Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, 43, stars of the Real Housewives of New Jersey were indicted Monday on federal fraud charges.
Comedians like Richard Lewis, Ray Romano and Keenen Wayans vividly recall their first time at one of the Improv clubs. Others, such as Larry David and Bill Maher, remember an overarching sense of…
James Gandolfini, who brought a balance of intensity and vulnerability to his portrayal of conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano that made him among the most respected actors of his generation, died…
A television pilot is like a first date. It's a sales pitch where a great first impression hopefully sets up weeks — if not years — of loyal companionship. A pilot is shiny, exciting and dressed to…