Friday, March 6, 2015


Critics pricked up their ears two years ago when screenwriter John Ridley, riding high on the critical acclaim of 12 Years a Slave, announced he was developing a TV drama. It would be a different kind of crime drama, he said.
LOS ANGELES ( - While some latenight hosts are gone but not forgotten, at times it seems as if Conan O'Brien is forgotten, but not gone - having settled into a comfortable but relatively low-profile niche on TBS.
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-TV/NEWS:Samantha Bee of 'Daily Show' To Host New TBS Series
Wednesday night’s episode of "Broad City" had star Abbi Jacobson desperate for money, hawking “celebrity-inspired” food illustrations for $40 a pop to replace a mirror she broke at her gym job. But, as it turns out, the illustrations are a “legit art project” of the Wayne native’s own design.
New Tina Fey sitcom for Netflix stars “The Office’s” Ellie Kemper as a plucky survivor.
The Bill O'Reilly truthism scandal is dead. It's well and truly over despite an ever-growing list of allegations that the Fox News commentator misrepresented events during his career as a TV journalist while covering the aftermath of the Falkland Wars, the troubles in Northern Ireland, and the Nicaraguan Contras, not to mention the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
LOS ANGELES ( - Netflix CFO David Wells, in comments at an industry conference, said the company's preference was that broadband Internet service should not be regulated by the U.S. government as a telecommunications utility -- appearing to backtrack on Netflix's previous stance on the issue, although the company later said that its position remained unchanged.
LOS ANGELES ( - Spoiler Warning: Do not read on unless you've seen "The Americans" season 3, episode 6, titled "Born Again."
Show from “12 Years a Slave” writer takes a more intimate approach to the TV murder mystery.
LOS ANGELES ( - Premium cable nets HBO and Showtime are coming to more Internet-connected devices and services -- but for now, you'll still need to subscribe to cable or satellite TV to get them.
LOS ANGELES ( - "The Walking Dead" star Norman Reedus weighed in on the possibility of his character, Daryl Dixon, being gay in a "Conan" interview on Tuesday.