"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…
Despite lackluster ratings, the slapstick laffer "NewsRadio" managed to receive enough critical support to stick around for most of the late 1990s.
TV in the 1950s often existed as little more than radio with pictures: flickering video visits with stars made popular elsewhere. But certain shows and performers created programming so unique they…
We asked showrunner Rob Burnett to devise two nights of programming, using any program from the beginning of television.
Earle Marsh, veteran television historian, describes Sid Caesar's status unequivocally: "He's probably the first television-bred comic TV genius," Marsh says bluntly. "He really didn't have an…
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."