September 13, 2012 All of AMC's channels have been cut by satellite provider DISH Network, and viewers of hit shows like Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead are irked. Tiffs between networks and cable providers are common, but this one has gone on for record time.
September 10, 2012 The actor stars in the comedy TV series The New Normal, about a gay couple who want a child so badly that they hire a surrogate. Rannells tells Fresh Air that he didn't want to "dumb down" the serious role with "stereotypical over-the-top gay flash and sass."
September 4, 2012 Michael Strahan, who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, has won the job to be Kelly Ripa's co-host on daytime TV. He'll also continue to be on Fox NFL Sunday.
August 26, 2012 On the eve of its first-season finale, some bold predictions about how the journalists on HBO's The Newsroom will lean on their fortuitously-placed friends and family for future stories.
August 25, 2012 After more than two decades on the force, retired police sergeant Derek Pacifico is teaching novelists and screenwriters how to create more realistic portrayals of police work. For one thing, he says, real cops never trample an investigation scene.
August 25, 2012 From Johnny Carson to Jon Stewart, producer Peter Lassally has helped make many a talk show host. Still, he says, just because you're funny doesn't mean you'd be good at late night. "The gift that I keep looking for in people, whether they're hosts or guests, is likeability," he says.
August 24, 2012 On Thursday's Project Runway, one designer managed to get so wrapped up in disliking his model's body that he forgot to make her anything attractive to wear.