CBS Boss Defends Cutting 7 Shows: ‘I’m Surprised That You’re Surprised’

CBS CEO Leslie Moonves says he was taken aback by the media’s reaction to the network’s cancellation of seven shows, ‘Ghost Whisperer‘ and ‘Old Christine‘ included. “I’m surprised to read that you were surprised,” Moonves told a select group of reporters on hand for an annual breakfast preceding CBS’ annual upfront presentation. Unlucky Seven: CBS […]

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Unlucky Seven: CBS Axes ‘Ghost Whisperer,’ ‘Christine’ and Others

If you’re a CBS show and you’re not a ‘CSI’ or ‘NCIS,’ or if Chuck Lorre has never glanced in your general direction, Tuesday morning was likely rough for you. On the eve of unveiling its schedule for the 2010-11 TV season, the most-watched network severed ties with a full seven shows, including Friday mainstays […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘American Idol‘ (8pm ET on Fox) It’s a star-studded night as Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Sir Elton John, Annie Lennox and Jeff Beck perform to help benefit various charities. ‘American Idol’ once again hosts ‘Idol Gives Back,’ a music celebration raising awareness and benefiting various U.S. and international charities […]

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Interview: Jenna Elfman Knows Funny

BY: Alicia Rancilio NEW YORK – Jenna Elfman knows comedy. She starred in ‘Dharma & Greg’ from 1997-2002 and won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated twice for an Emmy. Now, Elfman plays a 30-ish movie critic who has a one-night stand with a guy in his 20s on CBS’ ‘Accidentally on Purpose’ (Mondays, […]

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Vampires Lead People’s Choice Nominees

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Nominees for the People’s Choice Awards are out, and the people choose vampires. “Twilight” and ‘True Blood’ were among the top nominees announced Tuesday. Fans cast more than 18 million votes online to select the nominee slate and will also choose the winners in 35 categories. “Twilight” is up for favorite […]

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