" '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.
Media congloms continue to eye Telemundo as the Spanish-lingo broadcaster shops itself to the likes of NBC, Viacom and now AOL Time Warner.
Sean Astin, Rebecca DeMornay, Evan & Jaron, Jennifer Grey, Lisa Loeb, Alfred Molina, Steven Weber, Henry Winkler and cast members from "Boston Public," "Felicity," "Providence," "The West Wing" and…
The remnants of what was Artists Television Group continue to scatter around Hollywood. NBC Studios and Paramount Network Television are closing in on a deal to share the services of former "Friends"…
Faced with the prospect of pushing a revamped Fox Family on hostile cable operators nationwide, Disney may see basketball as a key selling point.
WE: Women's Entertainment has engineered its first major deal for an off-network series, buying exclusive rerun rights to Buena Vista TV's hit WB series "Felicity."