Seriously Smart?: NBC Schedules Third Hour Of Thursday Sitcoms

NBC is launching of a third hour of Thursday comedies, so as to solve a 10 o’clock problem its having on that night as well as make room for the return of the long-missing – and sorely missed – ‘Parks and Recreation.’ ‘Parks & Rec’ Boss Shares Secrets Behind Sophomore Surge ‘Parks’ has been in […]

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Trump: New ‘Apprentice’ Is ‘Sad’ But ‘Inspirational’

Just when you thought ‘The Apprentice‘ franchise couldn’t get any more emotional than what we saw Bret Michaels go through last season on ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ Donald Trump and the gang have made sure tears will flow on the new season of the flagship show, which premieres Sept. 16. The theme of the new season – […]

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Fall TV Premiere Dates: Mark Your Calendar!

Could it be? The new fall TV season is here! The new cycle of shows arrives with an early-September trickle, and then really makes itself known the week of September 20, when more than 60 (!) premieres hit the smaller screen. Is your DVR preemptively weeping? Remember, you can watch many of your favorite shows […]

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’30 Rock’ Goes Live, ‘Parks’ High On Lowe and More NBC News

NBC kicked off its executive session at Friday’s Television Critics Association press tour with a flurry of shiny, sexy news. Among the Peacock’s announcements: ‘30 Rock,’ which on its best days is deliriously irreverent, will dare to kick things up a notch with a live episode airing October 14. “[Executive producers] Lorne [Michaels] and Tina […]

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Pregnant Pause: ‘Apprentice’ Subs For Sidelined NBC Comedy

The pregnancy of series lead Becki Newton, paired with a bit of backstage business, has prompted NBC to postpone the premiere of the new romantic-comedy series ‘Love Bites.’ In its place, NBC will relaunch an original-flavor, non-celebrity edition of ‘The Apprentice.’ Fall TV Schedule: NBC Spies a Comeback With Eight New Shows Getting pushed back […]

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Doctor: Bret Michaels’ Will to Live ‘Undeniable’

By DERRIK J. LANG AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Bret Michaels is expected to make a full recovery, according to his doctor. The 47-year-old former Poison frontman’s will to live is “undeniable,” said Dr. Joseph Zabramski, chief of cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, […]

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Trump Fires Blagojevich on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

NEW YORK — Rod Blagojevich has been fired, again. The former governor ousted from office last year by Illinois lawmakers has now been ousted from NBC’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice.’ ‘Apprentice’ boss Donald Trump fired the ex-governor on Sunday’s episode after Blagojevich struggled as team leader in creating an interactive display. As on a previous episode, technology […]

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New ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Cast Revealed

It’s year three for ‘Celebrity Apprentice‘ and Donald Trump has another cast of recognizable faces lined up for TV viewers. The New York Post caught sight of the unannounced cast recording the show’s opening sequence in New York City. Made up of pop stars, reality TV veterans, disgraced politicians and sports stars, this season of […]

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