March 22, 2013 The television network's CEO, Richard Plepler, says the company is mulling over a move that could end-run the cable companies.
March 21, 2013 At this point, it takes heroic effort to care about the possible future handoff of Tonight, even if you have strong feelings about whether you like Jay, Dave, Jimmy, other Jimmy, or Craig.
March 21, 2013 David Mamet, the writer and director of the new HBO movie Phil Spector starring Al Pacino and Helen Mirren, includes a disclaimer at the beginning of the film: While the movie might be based on the controversial music producer, "This is a work of fiction. It's not 'based on a true story.' "
March 19, 2013 Tonight marks the premiere of ABC's Splash. Yes, it's celebrities diving. And we're ready.
March 19, 2013 The celebration of Philip Roth's career reaches its peak in a new documentary — Philip Roth Unmasked — that will screen on PBS next week as part of the American Masters series. There's no doubt that Roth is a master, and not just an American one, but the film tiptoes around the novelist's dark ferocity.
March 18, 2013 A recent effort to name the greatest sitcom of the last 30 years settled on The Simpsons. We beg to differ.
March 18, 2013 Jane Campion directs a new Sundance Channel miniseries, Top of the Lake, about a young New Zealand detective played by Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss. Meanwhile, producers from Lost and Friday Night Lights team up to create a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, called Bates Motel.
March 12, 2013 The longtime activist hasn't quite overcome the reputation of his early career, but the Rev. Al Sharpton now commands a uniquely powerful platform.
March 11, 2013 New Yorker critic Emily Nussbaum wants to add one more character to that long, familiar list of television's archetypes — the optimistic, ambitious, off-putting leading lady. She says Parks and Recreation's Leslie Knope and Homeland's Carrie Mathison both fall into this new category.
March 10, 2013 The Dukes of Hazzard still inspires legions of fans. This weekend, many of those fans — and some of the show's surviving stars — descend on central Georgia for a celebration of TV's most famous good ole boys. James Best, who played Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane, joins Rachel Martin for a look back at the show.