Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Television

It may have started with puppies, but now everyone wants in on the big game: Key and Peele, Alicia Florrick, Jason Bourne, Stephen Colbert, President Obama, Conan O'Brien, James Corden all showed up, in one way or another, during Super Bowl 50 Sunday.
When it comes to Kermit and Miss Piggy, maybe Grandma knew best. “Not your grandmother’s Muppets” -- ABC entertainment...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Few events have ever garnered as much discussion as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy at Dealey...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The current season of "The Good Wife" is officially its last, CBS announced via a Super Bowl promo spot...
Have a wardrobe malfunction at the Super Bowl and you'll live to see another day. But woe unto the artist who comes onto the field...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spoiler alert: This recap contains plot details for the fourth episode of "The X-Files," titled "Home...
(Reuters) - Super Bowl 50 was the third most-watched Super Bowl in U.S. history with 111.9 million Americans watching the game on television, ratings...
Leah, a Rottweiler puppy who call Philadelphia's Morris Animal refuge home until recently, was named the Puppy Bowl MVP.
Just when I'd stopped caring that all the best late-night TV gigs were going to men, along comes Samantha Bee to remind me why it matters.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Louis C.K. will release a second episode Saturday of his highly UN-anticipated series "Horace & Pete," and signaled a...
_ THE X-FILES. 8 p.m. Monday, Fox29. Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) take a trip to Philly to investigate the bizarre murder of an official working to move homeless people to Bucks County.
Elvis Nolasco, Felicity Huffman talk about taking on very different new roles in this season of the ABC anthology series.
CBS' "The Good Wife," which has suffered through years of football delays every fall, will end its seven-season run on May 8, the network announced in a promo that ran during Sunday's Super Bowl, heralding the show's final nine episodes.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Although recent kudos have been given to primetime television for its recent inclusion of minorities, FremantleMedia North...
The miniseries return of The X-Files is the latest in the remake revolution. The first episode was not good, the second was solid X-Files, while the third was straight up fantastic.
* SUPER BOWL'S GREATEST COMMERCIALS ALL-STAR COUNTDOWN. 8 p.m. Saturday, CBS3. Why wait for the game if all you care about is the ads? This show promises to recap the Top 10 of the past while previewing some of those airing during Super Bowl 50.
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.
By Rick Kissell LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Twenty years after the O.J. Simpson murder trial riveted the nation, FX's new series on the subject, "The...
Not Safe with Nikki Glaser. The comedian will host a weekly talk show, getting frank about sex and relationships, with guests, panels, and filmed segments. 10:30 p.m. Monday on Comedy Central.
Jeff Ward refers to Charles Manson as "Charlie," like he knows the guy.
LONDON (AP) - Former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc will be joining the BBC's popular "Top Gear" program, presenting the revamped car show with Chris Evans, the British broadcaster said Thursday.
Marley Dias, the 11-year-old from West Orange, N.J., featured on Fox29's Good Day Philadelphia and in our own Sofiya Ballin's "Black History: What I...
NBC is stepping into the nostalgia trend this pilot season, ordering a pilot for a "Cruel Intentions" sequel series, Variety has learned.
On Tuesday, FX premieres The People v. O.J. Simpson, the 10-episode first season of a new American Crime Story anthology from Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Glee) that's less interested in the former football star's guilt or innocence than in what it took to get him acquitted of the murders of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and waiter Ronald Goldman.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sumner Redstone, the ailing 92-year-old media mogul who controls TV and movie powerhouses CBS and Viacom, has stepped down as executive chairman of CBS amid a courtroom battle over his health and mental capacity. CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves will replace him as chairman.
BOSTON (AP) - Mary Fiumara, best known as the mother who called for her son to come home for dinner in a classic Prince pasta television commercial of the 1960s, has died at age 88.