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NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 5:44 pm

Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and imminent birth of her first child.


Diane Sawyer exits as ABC’s evening news anchor

 August 29, 2014; Updated: 5:15 pm

Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.


How Anna Gunn’s Skyler White changed television

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

"It's really too bad that the Emmys hate the future," critic Kate Aurthur wrote at BuzzFeed on Tuesday, expressing a lot of people's frustrations that the voters for the Emmys - as for many other television awards - seem so stuck on a few aging...


Leno enjoying life after 'The Tonight Show'

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

Atlanta - Jay Leno is six months removed from his 20-plus years as "Tonight Show" host and expressed only positivity about what most would not necessarily call "retirement.""I'm doing 200 stand-up dates a year," said Leno, a...


10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 5:53 pm

It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.


'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 6:24 am

"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black."


‘Dancing’ shakes up judging panel, adds Hough

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 11:38 am

Looks like "Dancing With the Stars" is getting nervous about keeping things fresh in the 19th season - ABC's reality competition program just added former cast member Julianne Hough as the show's new fourth judge.This is the first...


Emmy Awards: Who will win, who should win, and the dark horses who could surprise us

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 11:44 am

Nothing says "television's most prestigious award show" like a Monday night in August.


The equine ennui of a Hollywood ‘Horseman’

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 5:01 pm

"BoJack Horseman," a strange and somewhat delightful animated comedy that began streaming Friday on Netflix, seems at first glance to have arrived several years late to the profane adult-cartoon genre.


Elizabeth Hurley takes the reigns in ‘The Royals’

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 5:01 pm

Move over Helen Mirren, there's a new queen in town - Elizabeth Hurley.


Premium Content After acting bug strikes, Parise finds a cure

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 8:46 am

When Vanessa Parise was valedictorian of the Westerly High School class of 1988, she was on track to go to Harvard University - which she did, graduating magna cum laude in biology - and then on to Harvard Medical School.


Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking ‘Mission Blue’

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 5:38 pm

When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.Turning the camera on her efforts to protect the seas was one thing, but putting herself...


Seth Meyers prizes his new role as Emmycast host

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 5:46 pm

Seth Meyers is no stranger to live television. For years he anchored "Weekend Update" on "Saturday Night Live."


Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 5:42 pm

Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards.


NBC’s Brian Williams taking on new competition

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 4:43 pm

Wearing shades as he walked back to work following a pizza lunch recently, Brian Williams ducked into Rockefeller Center and passed a tour guide who noted the celebrity sighting to his group: "Ladies and gentlemen, there's Tom...


Don Pardo, iconic voice of ‘SNL,’ grew up in Norwich

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am

Few would recognize his face, but most knew Don Pardo's voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded “Saturday Night Live.”


'Nashville' goes live in new season premiere

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 7:46 pm

"Nashville" has made a successful side business out of the music from the show, with four collections of soundtracks that have sold a combined 627,000 copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan.


Capaldi gets New York welcome at ‘Who’ premiere

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 4:15 pm

Peter Capaldi knew he was in New York on Thursday the minute he stepped out of a classic yellow cab that drove him to the premiere of "Doctor Who."


Netflix goes for laughs with new stand-up specials

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 5:25 pm

You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. And Jim Jefferies will tickle you at your discretion.


Sharks keep hold on TV viewers’ attention

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 5:19 pm

The popularity of "Sharknado" may have had a splash-over effect on Discovery Channel's Shark Week, which the channel said debuted with its highest-rated night ever in 27 years of telecasts.


Al-Jazeera America logs first anniversary

 August 13, 2014; Updated: 5:39 pm

Al-Jazeera America marks its first anniversary on the air next week, and if you haven't watched much, you're not alone.


Bringing a bit of comedy to the House

 August 11, 2014; Updated: 2:02 am

The one thing we do know for sure is that getting members of Congress to go quip-for-quip with a comedian is never an easy task.


Premium Content Morgan Spurlock goes to extremes in '7 Deadly Sins'

 August 11, 2014; Updated: 2:02 am

Part of documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock's method has long been to insert himself into the story - it's served him well from his debut feature, "Super Size Me," a decade ago right up to his recent CNN series, "Inside Man." But for his...


Premium Content Cultural changes in attitude toward TV

 August 9, 2014; Updated: 8:03 pm

Television is growing in stature, propelled by both art and technology.


New ‘trashy’ reality TV show focuses on recyclers

 August 8, 2014; Updated: 5:09 pm

A new show wants to redefine the meaning of trashy television.



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