After 12 hours or so to contemplate the Twitter reaction to Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon's song parody about the uncertainty over who's going to be hosting “The Tonight Show” 18 months from now, here's…
When the Comcast guys took over NBC, they seemed like a breath of fresh air for the beleaguered network. Industry insiders gave especially high marks to NBCUniversal's new CEO, Steve Burke — not…
Consistent with my habit of dispensing unsolicited advice, Jon, here is my response to your announcement that you plan to direct your first movie: Don't do it.
As opposed to doling out unsolicited advice, it's often much easier for columnists to sit back waiting for newsmakers to lay eggs - golden or otherwise - and then scramble or praise them accordingly…
Normally, the firing of a basketball coach — even one in Los Angeles — wouldn't really be a Hollywood story. But UCLA has chosen to dump Ben Howland for a reason that has cost many a showbiz exec his…
Somewhere, Jeff Zucker and Jeff Gaspin -- hell, a whole lot of NBC alumni, not all of them named Jeff -- should be laughing, or at least smiling.
Los Angeles Times columnist Doyle McManus has a nice recap of the Republican National Committee's election “autopsy,” in which the party leadership concludes, “The Republican Party needs to stop…
Evaluating a five-day-a-week program based on its premiere is a fool's errand, especially when the show is designed to be topical. Still, it's worth noting how well a production team puts its best…
Honest to God, I did not see that one coming. Having reviewed six hours of “The Bible” in advance of its premiere, I was filled with all kinds of thoughts and had scribbled various notes in the…
At this point, "Revolution" is looking like the star of NBC's fall 2012 freshman class by default, in part because it had the benefit of going off the air at the same time "The Voice" did.