Monday, July 6, 2015

Television

Look, it's getting hot. That kind of Philly hot that makes your skin feel perpetually wet. Movie theaters used to be the places we could escape the punishing sun and get a blast of AC. But now you don't even have to leave the house. Summer TV may be dreck, but grab the remote and hit up Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu for entertaining finds without leaving your couch.
NEW YORK (AP) - HGTV is working the buddy system.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sharks are serious business this summer, with "Sharknado"-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly attacks...
NEW YORK (AP) - TV Land has dumped "The Dukes of Hazzard."
Shark Week. In the immortal words of 30 Rock's Tracy Jordan: "Live every week like it's Shark Week." This week, it's not...
Warm up those pipes. American Idol will be in town to hold auditions August 2 for their final season. Auditions will be held at the...
July 2 (Reuters) - The independent U.S. cable network REELZ will telecast the Miss USA pageant on July 12, the company announced on Thursday, stepping...
By Carole Horst LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of British TV's most successful and prolific wordsmiths, Russell T. Davies has written for and created...
THERE WERE MORE changes yesterday at CBS3, which on Tuesday let go three of its biggest on-air names: anchor Chris May, chief meteorologist Kathy Orr and sports director Beasley Reece.
CBS3 will rotate morning news anchor Ukee Washington into its nighttime newscasts in a sweeping reorganization of on-air talent, the ratings-challenged TV station confirmed Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Laurence Fishburne is joining the "Roots" miniseries remake.
MIAMI (AP) - Omar Benson Miller spent three seasons on "CSI: Miami," but only this past year did he get a chance to film a television show in South Florida.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Lifetime has greenlit an original movie about the women in Charles Manson's life.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ted Cruz wants to be president, but he's got another job in mind as well: voice actor for "The Simpsons."
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hulu has reached a distribution deal with Pluto TV, a startup whose service repackages online video into a TV-like programming grid, covering all of Hulu's free television and movies content.
DeSean Jackson still seems to be upset about being released from the Eagles after what he calls “one of my best seasons in the NFL.”
'When animals attack . . ." is both the name of one of those ridiculous docu-specials Fox used to run, drawing an audience in with salacious footage of nonhumans going berserk, and the premise of Zoo, the adaptation of the James Patterson novel of the same name.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NeNe Leakes is moving on from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
Alex Trebek once again unleashed his MC skills on Jeopardy! last night, this time performing the theme song to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Shane Lanes was reluctant to go on America's Got Talent.
NBC and Trump part ways Perennial presidential hopeless Donald Trump recently said a mouthful about Mexican immigrants: They are "bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume, are good people." Well, the doors have
"Nurse Jackie" has always been something of an odd duck in scrubs - a half-hour series classified as a comedy due to length, not content.
“Frontline” producer talks about documentary that focuses on transgender children and teens and on the hard choices they and their parents are making.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In what would be the rawest (and most hilarious) season of "The Bachelorette" yet, comedian Amy Schumer said she would join...
* LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGER. 9 tonight, HBO. Portrait of playwright/AIDS activist Larry Kramer ("The Normal Heart") commemorates his 80th birthday, a milestone he reached on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Anthony Geary, whose character Luke Spencer's marriage to Laura in 1981 on "General Hospital" was the biggest moment in daytime television history, will appear in his final episode next month