Sunday, August 2, 2015

Television

Significant Mother. Josh Zuckerman (Kyle XY) takes on a more grown-up role in this new comedy of (bad) manners as a young restaurateur who is less than delighted when his roommate (Nathaniel Buzolic) starts dating his mom (Krista Allen).
Bill Cosby's longtime producer is hopeful fans will be able to separate the legacy of "The Cosby Show" from the funnyman's ongoing...
* JAY PHAROAH: CAN I BE ME? 10 p.m. Saturday, Showtime. The "Saturday Night Live" player, President Obama impressionist and...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Here's a roundup of news Thursday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV...
NEW YORK (AP) - MSNBC said Thursday that it is canceling three of its afternoon programs, part of a network-wide shift to a straight...
I've always found it curious, and amusing, that the most consistently enjoyable action show about terrorism has absolutely nothing...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Mariah Carey is making her directorial debut on the Hallmark Channel.
NEW YORK (AP) - After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his Peabody Award, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News.
If you don't find the idea of fondling sweaters hilarious, this is most likely not the TV review for you.
One of Jon Stewart's great assets as a TV interviewer is his ability to play dumb. That may seem counterintuitive for a guy who has gotten to talk to a sitting president on numerous occasions, not to mention various other political figures of note.
Steve Earle & the Dukes. The roots-rock troubadour brings his vast catalog and Terraplane, a new album of Lightnin' Hopkins-inspired Texas blues, to town. 8 p.m. Tuesday at World Cafe Live.
You see them in just about every movie about war zones: The local watering hole for expats staffed by folks who speak just about every language under the sun.
Philly’s own Meek Mill is already on the fast track to losing his beef with Drake after the Toronto native released his “Back to Back” diss earlier this week, but Hannibal Buress may have just sealed Mill’s fate with his “Who Is Meek Mill?” skit.
NEW YORK (AP) - You want a great career in comedy? Start by landing a job as a correspondent on "The Daily Show"! Under Jon Stewart's 16-year-long run as host, it became one of TV's best launching pads.
By Leo Barraclough LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- The former presenters from hit BBC show "Top Gear" -- Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and...
Philly is about to get post-apocalyptic.
It's not a good day for U.S. Rep Chaka Fattah, who was indicted on racketeering conspiracy charges. But back in 2006, he was a good sport on The Colbert...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom.
By Alex Stedman LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - David Faustino has gotten "Married... With Children" fans hopes up once again, teasing a spinoff of the...
With a little more than a week until Jon Stewart puts his fake-news persona out to pasture, reporters at the Television Critics summer meetings got a closer look at his “Daily Show” successor, with a double dose of Trevor Noah that included a Comedy Central-sponsored standup performance in Santa Monica Tuesday night and a morning-after press conference in Beverly Hills.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - U.S. viewers aren't going to see the love story on TV's "Welcome to Sweden" play out.
By Elizabeth Wagmeister LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Cindy Crawford is developing a drama for NBC, based on the modeling world in the 1980's, Variety...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on if you do not want to know the outcome of "The Bachelorette" Season 11 finale. "The Bachelorette"...
By Rick Kissell LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Viewership details won't be available until Tuesday, but overnight ratings suggest good -- but not spectacular...
Plan to compete for a spot on American Idol when the show holds auditions Sunday at the Liacouras Center in Phila.?
* UNREAL. 10 tonight, Lifetime. It doesn't have to be over after Kaitlyn chooses between Shawn and Nick on "The Bachelorette" finale. There's still...