April 5, 2013 Broadcast TV used to have bigger stars, bigger audiences and bigger budgets. Cable shows were edgier, with more sex and violence than the broadcasters dared show. In the last few seasons, though, cable ratings have improved and broadcast shows have taken more risks. What's going on on TV?
April 4, 2013 Roger Ebert, who died Thursday, was not only a writer but a social media master, a romantic and a guy who deeply believed in rice cookers. He was also one of the most influential critics of his generation.
April 4, 2013 Recent scientific research links hearing impairment with dementia. Commentator Barbara J. King says widespread availability of closed-captioned films could help.
April 4, 2013 In all the fuss over late night, don't forget to keep your eye on syndication in daytime, where a lot of the real money — and viewership — is.
April 4, 2013 Netflix has announced that the new episodes of Arrested Development will drop on May 26. So get ready.
April 3, 2013 It used to be that TV's biggest annual event was the arrival of the fall season, but these days excellent shows premiere year-round. This spring, the return of AMC's stylish drama is the best reason to celebrate the season: The two-hour premiere delivers on the show's highest ambitions.
April 2, 2013 Shain Gandee, his uncle and a third man were found dead Monday inside a 1984 Ford Bronco in a wooded area near Sissonville, W.Va. They'd been reported missing over the weekend.
April 1, 2013 The bodies of Shain Gandee, 21, his uncle David Gandee, 48, and a third person were found inside an SUV near Sissonville, W.Va. There was no sign of foul play. Shain Gandee was one of the most popular cast members on the MTV reality show.
April 1, 2013 Decisions like whether to watch a grisly injury on replay underscore the fact that with less gatekeeping and more personal choice, we're all stuck with wrangling our own curiosity.
March 30, 2013 Ramone worked with top artists to create some of the most unforgettable music of our era. He had been hospitalized in February with an aortic aneurysm.