Host skewers Academy voters and boycotters in pointed, funny monologue
Academy Awards show, increasingly out of sync with the network that airs it, may need this years host more than usual.
PBS newsmagazine looks at how a pill problem helped pave the way for a street drug and what's being done to deal with it.
Talking (or writing) about shows gets trickier as some wait months or years to join the conversation.
Netflix, HBO offer rom-coms that are sometimes short on the com, while "Vikings" returns to the History Channel.
His character in Hulu’s new Stephen King series 11.22.63 is a time-traveler, but James Franco is in no hurry himself to take leave of the 21st century.
Elvis Nolasco, Felicity Huffman talk about taking on very different new roles in this season of the ABC anthology series.
NEW YORK - It's 2016, and comedian John Oliver is ready to talk about the U.S. presidential elections.
He's just not sure yet what to say.
Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson and Courtney B. Vance talk about what they learned playing defendant, prosecutor and defense attorney in FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson."
* GREASE LIVE! 7 p.m. Sunday, Fox29.
Julianne Hough (Dancing With the Stars) and Aaron Tveit (Graceland) play Sandy and Danny in the first-ever live television production of the musical Grease. Will it be electrifyin'? We won't know until we see it. Note the family-friendly start time (it's three hours) and the occasionally cringe-inducing lyrics ("Did she put up a fight?" is still in there) and look for Philly's Boyz II Men in the role of Teen Angel(s).
Golf carts, Ferris wheels and Boyz II Men: What it takes to put on Foxs first live musical
jenna Fischer talks The Office and her apocalyptic new role.
NBCs British-made series about the end of the world boasts sharp writing, some familiar faces.
You would expect magic to be magical, but it turns out to be as complicated as everything else in life, say Jason Ralph, who plays a student of magic in new Syfy series.
* THE X-FILES. 10 p.m. Sunday, Fox 29. Moves to 8 p.m. Mondays beginning the following night.
The show's six-episode reboot gets a post-football launch as a cable TV conspiracy theorist (Joel McHale) brings together Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) to look into something. It's not a great episode, but it sets up the somewhat better one that's airing Monday.
Chris Carter didnt stop making plans for Mulder and Scully just because they werent around anymore.
Ellen Gray is the television critic for the Daily News and the Inquirer, and has written about TV since 1994. Her mind will go blank if you ask her to name her favorite show, because she has so many, but she would love to hear about yours.
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