"Ugly Betty" star America Ferrera has a chance to make Emmy history this year. No Latina actress has ever been nominated -- let alone won -- a lead comedy actress trophy. In fact, 23-year-old Ferrera…
Primetime television has done little to deprogram viewers conditioned to associate a Southern accent with some sort of mental defect, although a handful of shows are fighting the stereotypes.
The variety show, born out of radio by way of vaudeville, has always been one of the most popular TV genres -- and one of the hardest to get right.
Fox's MyNetworkTV is getting real. Departing from its 2006-07 emphasis on low-budget, English-language, primetime telenovelas featuring stars like Bo Derek and Morgan Fairchild, which never caught on…
Ted Gold is ankling his post as drama development topper at Fox. Gold has headed Fox's drama development team since 2004, when he joined as senior VP of the department. During his tenure the exec…
The World Series of Video Games has expanded its deal with CBS Sports, landing four hourlong specials on the Eye web that will offer coverage of tournaments and follow the players that compete in…
David E. Kelley has recruited "The West Wing" and "Studio 60" helmer Thomas Schlamme to direct the pilot for his ABC drama "Life on Mars."
Ben Silverman has been a prime mover of primetime during the past decade, instigating more than a few game-changing deals and shows.
"One of my favorite Emmy moments ever was in 1974 when (Johnny) Carson was hosting, and Tim (Conway) and Harvey (Korman) were both up. They had worked out something they would do if one of them won…
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has struck a new multiyear licensing deal with Scandinavian broadcaster Viasat Broadcasting.