August 21, 2012 Michael J. Fox is returning to prime-time comedy that NBC reportedly worked hard to land. Can it help the network reconnect with a broader comedy audience?
August 21, 2012 A new photography project focuses on Latin American telenovelas. For some viewers, a histrionic soap opera is pop art. For others, it's an embarrassment to Latin culture.
August 20, 2012 In the 1950s, when Diller started being funny for a living, there were no female standup comedians making it big. Some critics have said she succeeded because a lot of her material was about mocking herself. She died at home, where she'd been in hospice care after a fall, at the age of 95.
August 16, 2012 The Discovery Channel's annual series is one of the longest running events on cable television. After 25 years on the air, it has become an American icon of sorts. "Shark Week" executive producer Brooke Runnette explains how the team keeps the shows exciting year after year.
August 15, 2012 ABC News and Spanish-language broadcaster Univision have joined forces to create a TV news channel aimed at Hispanics who prefer English. But with a target audience that currently turns to the same news sources as everyone else, the venture isn't without risk.
August 14, 2012 His "ooh, ooh, ooh, Mr. Kotter!" is a classic line from a classic '70s show. Palillo was 63.
August 14, 2012 NBC News' top-rated Nightly News with Brian Williams draws a modest number of Hispanics, compared with the population at large. Network executives see that as a growth opportunity, and they're turning to their Spanish-language sister network, Telemundo, for help in realizing it.
August 13, 2012 It's Shark Week at Discovery, and we personally think "sharks for everyone!" would be a good motto.
August 13, 2012 NBC's Stars Earn Stripes is supposed to be a feel-good show about the military, but it winds up being a feel-nothing show about obstacle courses.