CBS’ New Daytime ‘Talk’ Show: 5 Things To Know

CBS unveiled a test reel of its just-announced daytime talk show – creatively titled ‘The Talk’ – at the Television Critics Association press tour on Wednesday, giving reporters a feel for how the new show might (…and might not) differ from ‘The View.’ It’s Official: New ‘View’ Rival To Replace CBS Soap Opera Populated by […]

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New ‘Undercover Boss’ Missions Include NASCAR, DirecTV

CBS’ ‘Undercover Boss’ reality series will look under the hood of NASCAR and dish on DirecTV during its second season, CBS announced on Wednesday. In addition to sending NASCAR president Steve Phelps and DirecTV CEO Mike White ‘Undercover,’ Chiquita Brands boss Fernando Aguirre and Great Wolf Resorts CEO Kimberly K. Schaefer will infiltrate their companies’ […]

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CBS Reacts To Bad GLAAD Grade By Adding Gay Characters

CBS expects to make GLAAD a little less mad by upping its representation of GLBT characters. “We’re not happy with ourselves,” CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler admitted Wednesday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, in the wake of CBS receiving its second consecutive “failing” grade from GLAAD. Study: MTV Leads in Showing Gay […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop On ‘Grey’s,’ ‘Bones’ and More

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show, from summer or fall? Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast, and MattMtvguy@gmail.com is the place to send your questions. Here now the scoop! Any scoop on ‘Grey’s Anatomy‘ – especially as it pertains to Callie and Arizona? – Pat Compared to their peers, the lady lovebirds may […]

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First Look, Two Takes: Fox’s ‘Lone Star’ Sets Up A Sweet Con

As the fall TV season nears, it’s time to get a feel for the fresh fare coming our way. In Fancast’s First Look, Two Takes series, executive editor Matt Mitovich shares a snapshot overview of each new show, noting strengths and areas for improvement, and then invites senior editor Julie Zied to offer a second […]

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Why Are We Crazy For Government Conspiracy TV Series?

They’re just TV characters espousing far-out theories, but if they were people standing on a street corner raving about the government, you’d think they were crazy. So why do we take all these TV shows about government conspiracies so seriously? One reason is obvious: At they’re best, they can be very entertaining. See (most seasons […]

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First Look, Two Takes: Early Intel On J.J. Abrams’ ‘Undercovers’

As the fall TV season nears, it’s time to get a feel for the fresh fare coming our way. In Fancast’s First Look, Two Takes series, executive editor Matt Mitovich shares a snapshot overview of each new show, noting strengths and areas for improvement, and then invites senior editor Julie Zied to offer a second […]

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Which ‘90210’ Guy Will Come Out As Gay?

The CW’s ‘90210‘ this coming season will reveal that one of its straight-acting male characters is actually gay. Despite the picture I chose for this story, Tristan Wilds’ Dixon is not among the three candidates; that’s just me being lazy. Teddy (played by Trevor Donovan) and Liam (Matt Lanter) are, however, two of the possibles. […]

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