TV News Archive

  • 5 New Shows to Watch Next Season, and One You Should Definitely Skip

    The days of all-white casts with a strong male lead, doting housewife, and two darling children may be behind the major TV networks as more diverse casts, LGBT characters, and hilarious and strong female characters have been increasingly introduced over the past few years.
  • Actress and Comedian Anne Meara, Mother of Ben Stiller, Dies at 85

    Anne Meara, the Emmy- and Tony-nominated comedian long paired personally and professionally with Jerry Stiller and the mother of actor-director Ben Stiller, died Saturday, her husband and son told the Associated Press. She was 85. No further details have been revealed. A statement released to the…

  • Quotes of the Week From The Flash, Late Show, Game of Thrones and More

    Basking in the warm glow of Memorial Day weekend but suffering some secret TV withdrawal? TVLine’s Quotes of the Week is here to help! This time around we’ve got regal bitchery on Game of Thrones, accounting trouble on The Voice, a bit of meta humor on Letterman, a Nicholas Sparks reference on…
  • Sunday Roundup

    This was a week of endings. It kicked off with the Mad Men finale, which ended with Don Draper meditating on a hilltop, just before we see the famous, "I'd like to teach the world to sing," Coke ad from 1971. Did Don create it? The series is over, but the debate lives on. Next, David Letterman --…

    Huffington Post
  • ‘Veep's' Matt Walsh Breaks Down Mike’s “Worst Day” Ever

    “He is an easy target for the media because they oddly enjoy him and know they can poke at him,” the actor tells THR about his character’s latest travails.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • LIVE: Blackhawks Postgame Live on CSN+, Live Extra

    Catch analysis and reaction from Game 4 between the Blackhawks and Ducks on Blackhawks Postgame Live, airing on Comcast SportsNet Plus and streaming live via NBC Live Extra.

    Comcast SportsNet Chicago
  • Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest

    By Victoria Bryan and Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) - Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna on Sunday, beating Russia and Italy in the world's biggest international music show. Sweden has won the 60-year-old competition six times, more than any other…

  • Comedian Anne Meara, mother of actor Ben Stiller, dies at 85

    (Reuters) - New York-born actress and comedian Anne Meara, known for her opposites-attract comedy routine with husband Jerry Stiller, died over the weekend, her family said on Sunday. Meara, the mother of actor Ben Stiller, died on Saturday, her family said in a statement through a representative,…

  • Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.

    Associated Press
  • How to Make a Portfolio of Media Companies

    Let’s talk about two different types of media stocks.

    Motley Fool
  • FTW vs. WTF: The TV Week in Review (May 17 - 23)

    It's a three-day weekend in the American States, so please adjust your television viewing accordingly. Instead of going to bed immediately after Veep ends on Sunday night, you can now stay awake for another 24 hours straight and continue to watch even MORE television! It's a good opportunity to…
  • GoT Recap: Royally Screwed

    Forget the “unofficial start of summer” — winter is still coming. And if the White Walkers aren’t going to take a week off, kick back and enjoy a Memorial Day barbecue or two, well, then, neither is Game of Thrones. So we have for you a holiday weekend recap that includes the following items:…
  • Comedienne Anne Meara, Mother of Ben Stiller, Dies at 85

    Anne Meara, who formed one-half of the comedy duo Stiller & Meara with her husband Jerry Stiller, died Saturday, The Associated Press reports. She was 85 and the cause of death was not made public.

    TV Guide
  • Nigerian senator-elect wanted for US drug deal 'arrested'

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian drug agents Saturday surrounded the house of a senator-elect wanted by the United States in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that was the alleged basis for the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."

    Associated Press
  • Sasheer Zamata Dishes on Meeting Rihanna After Playing Her on Saturday Night Live

    Sasheer Zamata revealed what happened when she met Rihanna after playing her on Saturday Night Live -- funny details!

    Us Weekly
  • David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

    David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500. The freshly retired Letterman was all grins early Sunday as his IndyCar team paid tribute to the former ''Late Show'' host by putting a gap-toothed, smiling caricature of his face and…

    The Associated Press
  • AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get…

    Associated Press
  • The Great Summer TV Cram (2015 Edition): 9 Returning Series to Catch Up On Now

    The end of the television season is upon us and soon the only thing left on your DVR will be the 31 episodes of House Hunters: International that have accumulated while you watched The Flash and the final season of Mad Men. Sure, we've still got a handful of episodes of Game of Thrones, and…