Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:31 am
CBS returned to the top of the prime-time ratings last week after a one-week absence, thanks to the network's usual dominance in scripted programming along with the return of its regular Friday lineup and football.
Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 8:34 am
CBS finished first in the ratings race last week for the seventh time in the seven-week-old prime-time season, even without original episodes of "NCIS'' and "NCIS: New Orleans,'' two of television's three most-watched drama series.
Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:21 am
Showtime announced today it has ordered a second season of "The Affair'' and a fifth season of "Homeland.''
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:21 am
"The McCarthys,'' a comedy about a close-knit, sports-crazed Boston family, premieres at 9:30 p.m. tonight on CBS, thanks to a rare second chance from the network's executives.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:07 am
CBS announced Monday it has given full season orders to all four of its new dramas -- "NCIS: New Orleans,'' "Scorpion,'' "Madam Secretary'' and "Stalker.''
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:47 am
Viewership for Fox's coverage of Game 1 of the World Series set a record low, with the San Francisco Giants 7-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals averaging 12.19 million viewers, according to live-plus-same-day figures released today by Nielsen.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:19 am
A record-setting performance by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning helped NBC's "Sunday Night Football'' draw its largest audience of the season in a week in which football accounted for seven of the 13 most-watched prime-time television programs.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:07 am
The CW announced Tuesday it has given full-season orders to both of its new series, "The Flash'' and "Jane the Virgin.''
Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:05 am
Fox announced Monday that it has ordered 15 hour-long episodes of "Scream Queens,'' described as a "genre-bending comedy-horror anthology series'' from the executive producers of "Glee'' and "American Horror Story.''
Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:07 am
Pitbull will host the American Music Awards next month for the second year in a row, dick clark productions announced today.
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:28 am
Fox announced Monday that it has ordered six more episodes for its first-season origin story of the Batman universe "Gotham,'' increasing the total order to 22 episodes.
Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:12 am
The crime drama "Unforgettable'' has been canceled for a second time by CBS, a network executive confirmed today.
Posted Sep. 26, 2014, 6:00 am
A half-dozen companies will soon be able to use drones in movie and television production, thanks to exemptions granted on Thursday by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Posted Sep. 25, 2014, 8:48 am
NBC4 Southern California will be near the intersection of Third Street Promenade and Broadway this Friday, Sept. 26 from 5-11 am with its coffee truck giving out free coffee and breakfast treats.
Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:31 am
"Madam Secretary," a drama starring Tea Leoni as a secretary of state balancing demands of her job with her responsibilities to her family, premieres at 8 p.m. tonight and will be rerun at 10 p.m. on CBS.
Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:21 am
Up to 3,000 Los Angeles customers have reported a loss of cable and or internet service, an internet service provider said today.
Posted Aug. 23, 2014, 9:49 am
Beyonce has a leading eight nominations heading into Sunday's presentation of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, including nods for video of the year, best female video, best choreography and best collaboration for her work with husband Jay Z.
Posted Aug. 16, 2014, 8:13 am
Bob Newhart, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Melissa McCarthy, Jane Fonda and Betty White are among the nominees for today's Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which will be presented at the Nokia Theater.
Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 8:47 am
The entertainment industry's seemingly never-ending awards season will be in the hands of teenagers tonight with the presentation of the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, honoring feats such as on-screen liplocks and hissy fits.
Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 8:59 am
Had you been walking around near UCLA last Tuesday, which of the following two things would you have least imagined might happen to you: One, you would find yourself confronting a tornado with man-eating sharks spinning around inside of it. Two, the pavement in the street before you would crack open and a giant geyser of water would shoot out of the hole causing untold damage to the campus of UCLA?
Posted Jun. 28, 2014, 9:45 am
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Los Angeles area July 23 to speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception and dinner at the home of television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Posted May. 2, 2014, 6:30 am
The new “Halo” television series is releasing in June and it will not be available on Netflix or Hulu Plus or Amazon Prime. Instead, “Halo” and a lineup of other animation programs, comedies, documentaries, dramas, live events, and unscripted shows will be available on Xbox Originals, Xbox Entertainment Studios announced on Monday from its Santa Monica offices.
Posted Apr. 27, 2014, 8:53 am
Santa Monica CityTV’s new live call-in program “It’s Your Call” premieres this Thursday, May 1 from 7 pm to 8 pm on cable channel 16.
Posted Mar. 22, 2014, 6:00 am
“Class: excellence or elegance, especially in dress, design, or behavior.” It is this definition I would like to apply to some recent developments in TV content, where lately I’m observing that a little class seems to be slowly creeping back into the thinking and execution of some of the stuff we watch on television.
Posted Feb. 12, 2014, 9:23 am
The third season of "Men At Work" on TBS is almost complete, but do not expect it to lose any steam before the March 12 season finale.