May 16, 2013 4:29 PM Fox's 'Dance' Boosted After Even 'American Idol'
UPDATED: The summer reality series jumps with a lead-in from the first night of the "Idol" finale, which drops from last year, while CBS and the CW see mostly steady season finales. American Idol kicked off its two-night finale steady with last week's performance show. Fast National returns give the one-hour telecast a 2.9 rating with adults 18-49. That's 72
May 16, 2013 1:26 PM TV Upfronts: USA Orders Denis Leary's 'Sirens,' Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham Comedy to Series
In addition to the top-rated network's first pair of original comedies, USA has ordered to pilot a comedy about a firm that specializes in break-ups. With Modern Family heading to its schedule, USA is set to add two new comedies. On the day of its upfront presentation, the NBCUniversal-owned network said Thursday that is has ordered to series Sirens 63
May 16, 2013 1:12 PM CW plots 'Vampire' spinoff, more new series
'The Originals' will be paired with 'Supernatural' on Tuesdays. The CW mini-network is doubling down on sci-fi and fantasy, its most successful genre, as the growing network seeks to set itself apart from cable rivals such as ABC Family and MTV. The fall schedule shakeup transplants four shows to new nights and adds three new dramas, including a spinoff 71
May 12, 2013 1:56 AM Bravo Threatens to Cancel 'New York'
UPDATED: The six stars of the popular franchise have not signed new deals and have stalled production on what was to be the series' sixth season by two days. Bravo could soon be down one Real Housewives series. The cable network has threatened to cancel The Real Housewives of New York City as early as Friday if all six castmembers have not signed new contracts 116
May 10, 2013 2:11 PM Rare coins worth millions displayed in New Orleans -
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Coin enthusiasts are getting a glimpse of more than $100 million worth of rare money, including some of the crown jewels of money collecting at the National Money Show in New Orleans. Among the attractions are two exceedingly rare 1913 Liberty Head nickels valued at more than $5 million. One was hidden in a Virginia closet for four decades 51
May 3, 2013 3:05 PM A guide to Free Comic Book Day 2013 highlights
Publishers big and small, including Marvel, DC, Image and Valiant, show off their new and exciting books for a wide audience. It's a huge nerd weekend coming up, with the release of Iron Man 3 and Star Wars Day but also because it's comic-book fans' favorite day: Free Comic Book Day. Readers young and old, hard-cores and newbies, will flock to comic 96
April 24, 2013 11:03 PM Old soap operas bubble up online
Former ABC soaps 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' debut on the Web next week. Those fictional Philadelphia suburbs, home base for former ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live, are looking for more visitors Monday when the shows migrate online. Both will be available Monday in a shortened half-hour weekday format at Hulu and iTunes from the Prospect 63
April 22, 2013 12:29 PM New data to 'rewrite economic history'
"We're capitalising research and development and also this category referred to as entertainment, literary and artistic originals, which would be things like motion picture originals, long-lasting television programmes, books and sound recordings," said Mr Moulton. 101
April 22, 2013 6:22 AM Data Shift to Lift US Economy by 3%
Text Size Published: Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 1:41 AM ET The revision, which is equivalent to adding a country as big as Belgium to the estimated size of the world economy, will make the U.S. one of the first adopters of a new international standard for GDP accounting. "We're capitalizing research and development and also this category referred to as entertainment 129
April 15, 2013 1:18 PM Hell on Wheels to Premiere August 3, Anchor Day of Westerns on AMC
AMC has announced the premiere date for Hells on Wheels Season 3: this drama will return on August 3 at 9/8c. The Anson Mount-anchored series will lead a third night of originally programming for the network, which revealed in a press release that is has also acquired a number of western films (Hondo, The Undefeated, Joe Kidd...) in order to deliver 107