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Emmy snubs: What the Academy got right and wrongupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 17:37:00

What?! No best comedy series Emmy nomination for "Parks and Recreation?" "Community?" Nothing for "Mad Men's" John Slattery?

Kimmel does Emmy nominations in pajamasupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 12:48:00

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel shows up to the Emmy nominations in his pajamas.

'Girls' among Emmy newcomers as nominations announcedupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 12:48:00

When it comes to comedy, the Emmys are making room for "Girls."

'American Horror Story,' 'Mad Men' lead Emmy nominationsupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 09:59:00

FX Network's "American Horror Story" and AMC's "Mad Men" landed the most Primetime Emmy Award nominations, with 17 apiece. "Downton Abbey," from PBS had 16 nods.

Call DirecTV and get free stuff?updated: Thu Jul 12 2012 18:35:00

Maybe it pays to be a complainer.

Viacom yanks free online programming; dispute continues with DirecTVupdated: Thu Jul 12 2012 10:30:00

As the dispute between Viacom and DirecTV continued Wednesday, the conglomerate yanked access to some of its more popular programming that was available free on company websites. Fans can no longer watch full episodes of shows like "SpongeBob Squarepants" and "iCarly" or "Jersey Shore" and "The Daily Show," which is sure to further anger the 20 million DirecTV subscribers who continue to find a dark screen when they change the channel to Viacom-owned nets like Nick, MTV, Comedy Central and VH1.

'Thrones' fan to HBO: 'Take my money'updated: Thu Jul 12 2012 10:30:00

A fan of 'Game of Thrones' launched an effort to get HBO to bypass cable and sell the series in an online subscription.

Web wails as DirecTV channels go darkupdated: Wed Jul 11 2012 15:01:00

It's a first-world problem of epic proportions, and the couch potatoes of the Web aren't pleased. Richard Deitsch: Is Erin Andrews heading to Fox Sports?updated: Fri Jun 29 2012 21:56:00 has learned that Fox Sports is aggressively pursuing ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews for a role at its network. The network's executives recently met with Andrews regarding a major role in Fox's college football coverage.

O'Brien on his greatest achievementupdated: Tue Jun 26 2012 06:06:00

Comedian Conan O'Brien talks to CNN's Piers Morgan exclusively about his greatest achievement.

Conan O'Brien: Laughter has 'always been the motivation for me'updated: Tue Jun 26 2012 06:06:00

"I've always only been interested in trying to make people laugh," Conan O'Brien told Piers Morgan, "and trying to be funny and make things that would have made me laugh, you know? Or my brothers laugh, or my sisters laugh, or my parents laugh. That's always been the motivation for me."

Future of daytime? More talk, less dramaupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 10:55:00

Let's address the soap opera fans upfront: The past year has been tough for you. Yet industry analysts say it's probably going to get tougher in coming years -- only perhaps less so if you also happen to be a huge fan of talk TV.

Why summer is becoming the prime time for prime-time TVupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 10:57:00

Summertime has long been associated with pool parties and barbecues. But with so many new programs and series' finales on the way, the TV remote could be just as crucial this season as sunscreen and hot dogs.

'Family Feud' host Richard Dawson diesupdated: Sun Jun 03 2012 15:25:00

Actor Richard Dawson, original "Family Feud" host and "Hogan's Heroes" star has died at the age of 79.

David Letterman on post-9.11 broadcastupdated: Tue May 29 2012 09:51:00

With Regis Philbin hosting, David Letterman recounts going back on the air following September 11.

Are dating shows behind the curve when it comes to inclusion?updated: Fri Apr 20 2012 09:27:00

Reality programs have long featured contestants of color in their casts.

Is the 'Bachelor' racially biased?updated: Fri Apr 20 2012 09:27:00

Former 'Bachelor' Matt Grant and 'Apprentice' star Omarosa speak out on the racial bias suit against the 'Bachelor.'

'The Office' falls to ratings low against 'Big Bang' repeatupdated: Fri Apr 13 2012 16:29:00

On the heels of reports that NBC is considering a creative restart on "The Office," comes last night's ratings: The comedy veteran fell to a series low while facing a repeat of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" in the 9 p.m. hour. Richard Deitsch: Warren Sapp delves into reporting; draws ire of NFL Networkupdated: Fri Mar 23 2012 18:17:00

You don't have to read between the lines to get a sense of how close Warren Sapp was to losing his NFL Network gig. The network's executives on Friday afternoon were blunt about it. "We decided not to fire Warren," said Mark Quenzel, senior vice president of programming and production.

Reality shows revolutionize Arab TVupdated: Sat Mar 17 2012 11:38:00

This is the true story of seven strangers, picked to live in a house, work together and have their lives taped to find out what happens when Sunnis and Shias, Christians and Jews, boys and girls, 20-somethings from across the Arab world, stop hating each other and learn how to get along.

Where's the originality in reality TV?updated: Thu Mar 15 2012 11:43:00

Whether you're into fashion design, the culinary arts or watching famous pop stars make and break the dreams of hopeful singers, reality programming offers something for everyone.

Which TV shows were most influential?updated: Thu Mar 08 2012 11:39:00

The most influential show in the history of television never finished a season among the 20 most popular programs in the Nielsen ratings. Richard Deitsch: Jon Gruden, Ron Jaworski lead Media Power Listupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 17:56:00

(Each month highlights those in the sports media who have proved newsworthy, both for positive and negative achievements.)

Kal Penn cast in ABC comedy pilotupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 09:45:00

Kal Penn could be returning to a regular TV series role. Super Bowl sets viewership recordsupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 15:33:00

If you watched Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, you were part of the most-watched television show in U.S. history.

Obsessions: When a TV show overstays its welcomeupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 13:18:00

A TV series' 100th episode signifies success and, in most cases, a profitable afterlife in syndication.

Mean girls: Fighting on reality TVupdated: Fri Jan 27 2012 10:41:00

Table flipping. Hair pulling. Name calling. Glass chucking. Fist throwing.

Did reality TV kill the soaps?updated: Thu Jan 19 2012 10:23:00

Actors from ABC's "One Life to Live" tell "Showbiz Tonight" if they think reality TV killed the soap genre.

How 'Napoleon Dynamite' becomes animated updated: Wed Jan 18 2012 11:37:00

It may seem weird that the 2004 low-budget breakout comedy "Napoleon Dynamite" is surfacing as an animated series, but for writer/director Jared Hess, it's not that odd that his world of Preston, Idaho lives on. Richard Deitsch: NFL's most indispensable broadcasting talentsupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 16:14:00

Evaluating sports broadcasting talent is subjective. We each have our favorites. I like Mike Mayock. You like Phil Simms. We all dislike Craig James. While discussing NFL broadcasters over coffee a couple of months ago, James Andrew Miller, the author of the best-selling "These Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World Of ESPN," and I decided it would be fun to pick the 10 people in NFL broadcasting circles who we considered the most indispensable to their networks. (You can follow Miller on Twitter at @ESPNBOOK).

Year in review: Funny women ruleupdated: Mon Dec 26 2011 08:19:00

Beyonce's hit song "Run the World (Girls)" could very well have been the theme music for the world of comedy in 2011.

'The Help' leads SAG Award nominationsupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 15:56:00

"The Help" led the way with four Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations as Hollywood's movie awards season revved up Wednesday.

2012 Golden Globe nominations announcedupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 14:26:00

The best in film and TV are revealed as nominations are announced for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Amanpour to return to CNNupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 19:42:00

Christiane Amanpour will return to CNN with a weekday program on CNN International while continuing at ABC News as a global affairs anchor, the networks announced Tuesday.

Multi-camera sitcoms dominate in ratingsupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 10:55:00

Just a few years ago things were looking grim in Hollywood for multi-camera sitcoms.

CNNMoney: Verizon's $3.6 billion spectrum buy reshapes wireless fieldupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 11:11:00

In the era of the smartphone and tablet boom, the hottest wireless commodities are airwaves.

'South Park' console game to debut next yearupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 20:05:00

Gamers who want to kill Kenny may soon have their chance.

Second man charged with threats to 'South Park' creators in U.S. custodyupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 22:02:00

An American charged with communicating threats against the creators of "South Park" is in federal custody on U.S. soil, a senior U.S. counter-terrorism official told CNN. 

CNNMoney: Buffett buys IBM, Intel and DirecTVupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 19:52:00

And they say Warren Buffett doesn't buy tech stocks.

What it takes to make good reality TVupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 10:42:00

As a television producer I tend to lead with my right brain, embracing all things creative and aesthetically pleasing. Richard Deitsch: Should sports broadcasters get political?updated: Tue Oct 04 2011 15:59:00

Last month, ESPN golf analyst Paul Azinger offered a 140-character analysis of President Barack Obama's job creation record, a zinger from Azinger that reverberated around the web. Tweeted the analyst:"Facts: Potus has played more golf this month than I have; I have created more jobs this month than he has: #Marthasvineyard

Charlie Sheen makes peace with "Two and a Half Men"updated: Mon Sep 26 2011 22:51:00

The $100 million lawsuit spurred by Charlie Sheen's dramatic firing from his hit CBS TV sitcom earlier this year has been settled "to the parties' mutual satisfaction," Warner Bros. Television and Sheen's attorney said Monday. All My Children Bids Farewell After 41 Yearsupdated: Sat Sep 24 2011 15:29:00

Fans say goodbye to beloved characters such as Susan Lucci's Erica Kane The X Factor vs. American Idol: Which Is Better?updated: Fri Sep 23 2011 10:08:00

Simon's new show didn't grab as many viewers as Ryan and company

Simon Cowell wants to take down 'Idol'updated: Wed Sep 21 2011 12:52:00

Simon Cowell talks about the differences between "American Idol" and his new show "The X Factor."

Alec Baldwin explains why he skipped the Emmysupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 17:37:00

It was a birthday party that kept Emmy nominee Alec Baldwin away from TV's biggest night, not the fact that his opening skit got cut, he says. Alec Baldwin Explains Why He Skipped the Emmysupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 12:20:00

The 30 Rock nominee insists it wasn't over his opening sketch being cut

Winners list: And the Emmys went to...updated: Mon Sep 19 2011 10:42:00

Check out the list of winners for the 63rd annual Primetime Emmys:

Ten best-dressed stars at the Emmysupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 10:31:00

This year, the Emmy Awards come on the heels of New York Fashion Week. How does the red carpet measure up to the runway?

'Modern Family' sweeps Emmy Awardsupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 09:54:00

Host Jane Lynch kept the audience laughing at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Here is a recap of all the best moments.

'Modern Family' takes home five Emmysupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 09:54:00

AMC's "Mad Men" won a fourth consecutive best drama series Emmy, while the ABC sitcom "Modern Family" took top comedy honors at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night. Ty Burrell & Julie Bowen Bask in Emmy Loveupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 08:10:00

Emotions run high as Modern Family, Jim Parsons, Margo Martindale and more win big Emmy Awards: Jeremy Piven, Megan Mullally and More Talk About Life After Winningupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 20:49:00

Plus: Jeremy Piven takes his Emmys for a drive and more stars with their statues

Emmy watch: Are major network dramas losing out to cable?updated: Wed Sep 14 2011 15:55:00

The Emmys will be Sunday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, and AMC, HBO and Showtime have nabbed a huge chunk of the major nods this year. This yet again sparks the question that has been looming around the industry for years: Is the quality of programming from the major broadcast networks on the decline?

Dish Network restores service after outageupdated: Wed Sep 14 2011 14:18:00

Customers of Dish Network's satellite television service were unable to access many channels on Tuesday. Bachelor Pad's Michelle Money and Graham Bunn Going Strongupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 09:29:00

"He is not just hot, he is an incredible human being," Money says of her hunky costar

'Survivor' winners head up new 'Amazing Race' castupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 09:48:00

"The Amazing Race" has not been shy about having former CBS reality stars on the show. Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank Potenza Dies at 77updated: Wed Aug 24 2011 08:28:00

The talk show host thanks fans for "your kind words about a very kind man"

The day that should change reality TVupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 17:49:00

Monday, August 15, 2011, is a day that should forever change the way reality television is produced. Ashton Kutcher's Palatial Two and a Half Men Trailerupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 18:29:00

The 53-ft.-long, 30-ton mobile home has seven 60-in. 3-D plasma TVs - for starters Snooki Sits Down for a PEOPLE Pop Quizupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 12:54:00

The reality star shares what she does what no one's watching - and where she'll be at 50

Talk show host Joy Behar weds boyfriend of 29 yearsupdated: Sat Aug 13 2011 13:42:00

Talk show host Joy Behar has finally said "I do" to her beau of 29 years. Bachelorette's The Men Tell All Special: What You Didn't Seeupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 16:20:00

Ashley faces the men she sent home as they sound off on dating, getting dumped and drinking too much

George Lopez on Sarah Palin as Presidentupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 08:59:00

George Lopez tells Piers Morgan he will leave the country if Sarah Palin is ever elected President.

George Lopez for mayor?updated: Wed Jul 27 2011 08:59:00

George Lopez told CNN's Piers Morgan that he's not ruling out the idea of running for mayor of Los Angeles -- eight years from now. Natalie Getz Calls New Season of Bachelor Pad 'Super Dramatic'updated: Fri Jul 22 2011 18:52:00

The Bachelor Pad winner talks about the tension between exes Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi

'Idol' creator Simon Fuller demands payment for 'X-Factor'updated: Wed Jul 20 2011 16:04:00

"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming he should be paid for the U.S. version of "The X Factor." Emmy Nominations: Mad Men Leads the Raceupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 15:10:00

The AMC drama led the field with 19 nominations, including best drama, actor and actress

'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' rack up Emmy nominationsupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 11:27:00

The popular shows "Mad Men" and "Modern Family" were at the top of the list when the 2011 primetime Emmy nominations were announced Thursday. Simon Cowell Has 'Horrible Nightmare' He's Nice on The X Factorupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 16:51:00

The judge dreams he's nice to contestants in a new ad for the upcoming singing competition Why Bachelor Brad Shunned the TV Camerasupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 12:57:00

Womack wouldn't be interviewed about his breakup with Emily Maynard Bachelorette's Chris Harrison 'Believed Brad and Emily Would Work'updated: Mon Jul 11 2011 14:55:00

Maynard was very reluctant to discuss the split on the air, says the host

Larry King to be honored with lifetime achievement Emmyupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 11:26:00

Legendary talk show host Larry King, who set a world record for the longest-running television show hosted by the same person, will be honored this fall with a lifetime achievement Emmy.

Larry King to be honoredupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 11:26:00

Larry King talks with CNN about being honored with a lifetime achievement Emmy.

Could Casey Anthony get a reality show?updated: Thu Jul 07 2011 11:09:00

It started as soon as the not guilty verdict came down Tuesday for Casey Anthony. Emily Maynard: Would You Watch Her on The Bachelorette?updated: Thu Jun 30 2011 12:30:00

Now that she has split from Brad Womack, should her latest quest for love be shown on TV? The Bachelor's Emily Maynard and Brad Womack Splitupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 14:50:00

The single mom tells PEOPLE why the couple's tumultuous relationship is over Snooki Looks Lean After Filming in Italyupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 11:52:00

Back in the States, the Jersey Shore star hit the gym with her housemates

Review: It's true, 'Conan O'Brien Can't Stop'updated: Fri Jun 24 2011 12:17:00

Those expecting a garden-variety performance doc, i.e., entertaining performances peppered with amusing backstage clips and antics will get significantly more (and less) than they bargained for in Rodman Flender's revealing and thoroughly entertaining "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop."

Film captures Conan O'Brien post-firingupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 12:17:00

A new film documents the weeks following Conan O'Brien's public firing from NBC's "Tonight Show."

Olbermann's 'Countdown' returns on Current TVupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 21:40:00

Nearly five months after signing off from MSNBC, left-wing news personality Keith Olbermann returned to the airwaves Monday with the relaunch of his signature "Countdown" show on Current TV. Regis Philbin Caps Career with Another Daytime Emmyupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 13:49:00

The Bold and the Beautiful tops the soaps, while Oprah Winfrey, Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek are also honored

May: Kutcher replaces Sheen on 'Men'updated: Thu Jun 16 2011 05:57:00

Ashton Kutcher will fill the spot left by Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men" and Matthew Perry enters rehab. Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi Move Into Bachelor Pad 2updated: Thu Jun 09 2011 19:29:00

Michelle Money, Justin Rego and other memorable contestants will join the feuding exes on season 2 Emily Maynard: How She's Haunting The Bacheloretteupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 18:00:00

The likable Bachelor winner is unintentionally influencing Ashley Hebert's search for love Josh Duhamel Returns to All My Childrenupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 14:28:00

The hunk, who played con man Leo du Pre, will reprise his role before the soap ends in September

Obsessions: Why I watch 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette'updated: Fri Jun 03 2011 09:20:00

My name is James, and I have a confession to make. Jane Lynch Named Emmy Hostupdated: Fri Jun 03 2011 00:10:00

The actress is "tickled pink" to be asked to emcee the awards in September

Gayle King on Oprah's mood post-finaleupdated: Thu May 26 2011 07:09:00

Gayle King tells Piers Morgan about Oprah Winfrey's mood now that the finale to her show has aired. Ashley Hebert Says She'll Surprise People on The Bacheloretteupdated: Tue May 24 2011 10:29:00

"I am so secure and confident," she says, addressing what she calls a "misconception" about who she is

10 people we wouldn't know without Oprah Winfreyupdated: Tue May 24 2011 07:04:00

For 25 years, Oprah Winfrey has had a plethora of people on her show for makeovers, intense interviews, surprise visits and encouraging stories. We have gotten to know and love -- or hate -- quite a few guests over the years.

Celebs emotional about Oprahupdated: Fri May 20 2011 11:53:00

CNN's Kareen Wynter talked to celebrities about Oprah Winfrey's last show.

Cover story: The race to replace 'Oprah'updated: Fri May 20 2011 11:53:00

The daytime television landscape is about to look very different after the reigning queen of talk packs it in on May 25.

Muslim convert charged with threats to 'South Park' creatorsupdated: Fri May 20 2011 07:41:00

Federal authorities are using words uttered by the co-founder of a radical Islamic group to charge him with threats against the creators of "South Park." Ashley Hebert: It's Not Easy Being The Bacheloretteupdated: Thu May 19 2011 16:54:00

The season 7 star says there's a lot of pressure, heartbreak and hot guys

Kutcher replaces Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men'updated: Fri May 13 2011 16:01:00

It's official: Ashton Kutcher is filling the gap left by Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men."

Ashton Kutcher hints about replacing Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men'updated: Fri May 13 2011 07:15:00

Ashton Kutcher teased Twitter followers Thursday night about reports that he'll join the "Two and a Half Men" cast to fill the gap left by Charlie Sheen's departure.

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