May 16, 2012 |
Looking at the fall schedules announced so far by the networks, you may well be wondering: Where have all the dramas gone? ABC has them, adding three strong ones in September, with three more waiting in the wings. In other news, Dancing with the Stars will for the first time feature an all-star edition, with fan favorites from the previous 14 rounds returning. The network will roll out only one new sitcom in September, one in November, and two more in January. ABC lost Desperate Housewives to age and pulled the plug on GCB, Missing, The River, and Cougar Town (which will gain a second life on TBS)
February 15, 2012 |
You can keep the Oscars. What really matters to us is the Golden Collar Awards, which honor the year's best canine thesps. Held Monday night at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Lalaland, the inaugural kudofest crowned The Artist 's star, Jack Russell terrier Uggie , as top dog in a movie. Uggie is a "great performer," said his trainer, Omar Von Muller , "but he's also a great family member. . . . He sleeps with us. " The scripted TV award went to French bulldog Brigitte for Modern Family . Hercules of Pit Boss and Giggy of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills tied in the reality TV category.
November 21, 2011 |
Rihanna goes on Ellen DeGeneres ' show Monday. Poor Ri! "I'm not necessarily happy being single," she tells the world. "It's not really that cool. " So she's not with baseball deity Matt Kemp , or Irish boxer Dudley O'Shaughnessy , or Drake . Or, boo-hoo, us. It ain't fair. . . . Jay-Z , to become a parent with Beyoncé in February, says he's "a little paranoid" about it. His dad walked out when Jay-Z was just a kid, and that, he says, makes him want to do better.
October 13, 2010
9:31 tonight CHANNEL 6 Grayson (Josh Hopkins) decides it's time to come clean with Jules (Courteney Cox, right) about him and Laurie (Busy Philipps). Laurie proclaims her love for Smith, while Bobby becomes obsessed with seeing a sword swallower.
September 24, 2010
ABC's Emmy-winning "Modern Family" and CBS' "Criminal Minds" both came back strong Wednesday night, attracting 12.6 million and 14 million viewers, respectively, according to the preliminary Nielsens. In the 18-49 demographic advertisers pay to reach, "Family" drew the most of any single show, though CBS won the overall evening. CBS had 12 million reasons to be happy with its new legal drama, "The Defenders," whose audience between 10 and 11 averaged more than twice the 4.9 million ABC drew for its own new lawyer show, "The Whole Truth.
September 22, 2010
BROADCAST PREMIERE week continues tonight with the debuts of four new series and the return of several others. What to watch? What to record? What to skip altogether? 8-9 p.m. What's new: NBC's "Undercovers" (8 p.m., Channel 10) and ABC's "Better With You" (8:30 p.m., Channel 6) and at 8, the season premieres of Fox's "Hell's Kitchen" and ABC's "The Middle" (which has a very funny episode that briefly reunites Patricia Heaton with her "Everybody Loves Raymond" co-star Doris Roberts)
August 11, 2010
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (3 p.m., NBC10) - Courteney Cox; Ricky Gervais; Jessie James performs. The Oprah Winfrey Show (4 p.m., 6ABC) - Michael Pollan, Steve Ells, and Alicia Silverstone discuss the documentary Food, Inc . Access Hollywood (7:30 p.m., NBC10) - Julia Roberts ( Eat Pray Love ). The Middle (8:30 p.m., 6ABC) - When Mother's Day finds Frankie (Patricia Heaton) slaving away even more than usual for Mike (Neil Flynn) and the kids, she escapes to her own mom's (guest star Marsha Mason)