Daily Archives : Jul 28, 2014

CBS Tweaks Prime-Time Schedule After New Series Fails to Take Hold

CBS is shuffling its prime-time lineup after watching a new series struggle to gain a ratings foothold. Deadline.com reports that the network is moving its new sci-fi series “Extant,” just three week into the show’s run. “‘Extant’ is sliding an…

ESPN Analyst Stephen A. Smith Apologizes for Domestic Violence Comments — Here’s the Video

Popular ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith, who sparked widespread criticism with remarks he made Friday morning on “First Take” in reference to domestic violence, apologized today for his comments, calling the incident “the most egregious error of my career.” ESPN…

‘Glee’ Star Joins ‘Sons of Anarchy’

One of the stars of the Fox musical series “Glee” is signed on for an appearance during the final season of the FX biker drama “Sons of Anarchy.” CBS News reports that Lea Michele will be a part of “Sons”…

‘Big Brother’ Carries CBS to Ratings Win

CBS coasted to a ratings win in broadcast prime Sunday night, based on Nielsen overnights for the key 18-49 demo, as much of the competition consisted of repeat programming. TVbytheNumbers.com reports that “Big Brother” slipped one-tenth from a week ago…

TCA Highlights: Here’s a Rundown of What’s Coming to TV

From the campy “Sharknado 2″ to serious examinations of the Watergate scandal and the FDR presidency, the second half of the Television Critics Association press tour spotlighted a wide range of programming headed to the broadcast networks and their associated…

TCA Highlights: Here’s a Rundown of What’s Coming to TV

The second half of the semiannual Television Critics Association press tour may have started with the campy “Sharknado 2: The Second One,” but it ended with the real-life drama of historic events like the FDR presidency and the Watergate scandal….

After 53 Years, TV Group Changes Name. Old Name Became No Longer Relevant

Revised at 7 p.m., PT,  on July 28, 2014 with new headline and first paragraph, reflecting exactly what the story is about. TV station group Post-Newsweek has changed its name, since the Graham family, which own the stations, no longer…

Spike TV Pulls the Plug on Long-Running Series

Spike TV gave word last week to the people behind a long-running series that the network is ending its deal for the show. TMZ.com reports that Spike will stop airing “Impact Wrestling,” the flagship series for TNA Wrestling. Executives at…

Fox News Anchor Pleads Guilty

A Fox News anchor entered a plea Friday in a case involving an incident in May at an airport. The Associated Press reports that Fox News weekend anchor Gregg Jarrett, 59, pleaded guilty to charges of disorderly conduct linked to…

Popular ESPN Analyst Suggests Women Are at Fault in Domestic Violence — Here’s the Video

ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith is coming under fire for comments he made on-air Friday morning that seem to suggest that women are in some respects to blame when they become victims of domestic violence, reports the Los Angeles Times’…