Our time machine to the year 1976 concludes today with a look at the 25 top TV shows of 1976. Many of these shows - Happy Days, Three’s Company, MASH - would continue to be chug into the early ’80s. Others - The Six Million Dollar Man and its spinoff The Bionic Woman - definitely feel like relics of …
Adventure Time and Mitski: two great tastes that taste great together! In tonight’s episode of the Cartoon Network animated show, entitled “The Music Hole,” Finn judges a Battle Of The Bands competition in which Marceline sings the last few lines of Mitski’s Bury Me At Makeout Creek cut “Francis Forever.” It’s not actually Mitski singing, […]
Sometimes I felt like I was living in the movie Groundhog Day, but I was always backstage at the Tony Awards. Every night the same show, with the words, "wait, can I do that one more time" coming from my daughter's mouth as she pleaded for another do over. Show More Summary
Judging from the amount of red orange shag carpeting on the set of ABC’s “Match Game,” Alec Baldwin may have used a time machine to commute to work last week. In front of an audience at a studio in Manhattan’s West Side, Baldwin was soliciting racy fill-in-the-blank answers from a panel of boozed-up...
'Oprah Winfrey returns to a regular TV drama role for the first time in two decades, appearing in Greenleaf, a scripted drama set in a Memphis megachurch. The show premieres on her OWN network.'
Most broadcast networks will be rolling out their fall shows in a compressed timeframe, but CBS is going to take its time next season. The network, which announced its fall premiere dates today, will stagger show launches over seven weeks in September and October. Show More Summary
Zebra Technologies head of emerging tech Thomas Bianculli shows off old and new models of handheld scanners. Once upon a time there were three companies that dominated the market for wireless networking. They were Symbol Technologies,...Show More Summary
Hacking in both TV and film looks cool a lot of the time while being accurate almost none of the time. One of the brilliant exceptions to this rule is USA Network’s Mr. […]
Broadcast networks have not had an easy time of it lately landing their shows in many of the top tier Emmy races, but comedy series is one category where ABC prevailed for five seasons straight with Modern Family until it was finally unseated last year with HBO’s Veep. Show More Summary
HBO’s Bill Maher–hosted Real Time is making more time for next month’s Republican and Democratic national conventions. The network’s signature current-events talk show will expand to three nights per week during both the RNC and DNC, with half-hour editions on the Wednesday and Thursday of the two convention weeks supplementing ... More »
A milestone that has been on the horizon for some time — and was generally seen as inevitable — has finally arrived. Media Life Magazine reports that for the first time, a show aired by the Big Four broadcast networks — two...
CMT president Brian Philips wasn't kidding when he told Adweek in March prior to his network's upfront presentation that the country-themed network's move into scripted series this year for the first time represented "a quantum leap." At...Show More Summary
Cartoon Network unveiled its successful and long-lived Adult Swim programming block almost 15 years ago. That first night featured an experimental, three-hour late-night lineup, including Home Movies, The Brak Show, Space Ghost: Coast To Coast, Harvey Birdman: Attorney At Law, and Cowboy Bebop. Show More Summary
The susceptibility of the global economic network to workers' heat-stress has doubled in the last decade, a new study finds. The analysis shows for the first time how enhanced connectivity of the global network of supply can amplify production losses, as these losses can be spread more easily across countries.
With the current crop of network TV shows all ending for the season, I thought I might double back on a show I’ve checked in on a few times in this column. Gotham has been a guilty pleasure since the start. As much as my betters at the AV Club like to poke fun at […]
Networks have found a new way to make money off their reality shows. They're taking a piece of their stars' businesses. Once upon a time, networks could produce reality shows cheaply by paying talent very low salaries or nothing at all. Many...Show More Summary
For the first time since its 2011 inception, New York's retail concept store Story has partnered with a television show. For the next seven weeks, USA Network will sponsor the Chelsea store's 30th... To view the full story, click the title link.
After teaming up for the raunchy comedy series Eastbound & Down on HBO, director David Gordon Green and star Danny McBride return to the network this summer with Vice Principals. This time the show follows Danny McBride as a vice princpial...Show More Summary
There's no set arrival date yet for Pop Culture Quest--it's "coming this fall", no doubt to give Hamill more time to wrap up any lingering commitments to Star Wars: Episode VIII, but it's fun to see Hamill involved in a new project.
Because it takes quite some time for networks to decide which shows will stay and which shows will go, Agent Carter was apparently bandying around ideas for Season 3 when the ABC drama was cancelled. At MegaCon over the weekend, series lead Hayley Atwell explained what a potential Season 3 would have been about.Click To Continue Reading