The Road to ‘Fresh Off The Boat’

By Dino-Ray Ramos Asian Americans don’t have as strong of a presence on TV as the African American or Latino communities. Asian Americans don’t have a Tyler Perry figure to crank out movies and TV shows to cater to the black community, nor do they have a George Lopez to appeal to the Latino community. […]

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Set Decorators Use Decor to Flesh Out Characters

By Kim Cook Our rooms speak volumes about us, and set decorators for television shows specialize in knowing what they can say. Using colors, accessories and telling details, set decorators help flesh out a character, whether it’s a working-class stiff in a worn-in apartment or a wealthy doyenne in a slick salon. For Los Angeles-based […]

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TV Writer Found Dead at Hawaii Resort

HONOLULU — Police in Hawaii are investigating the death of a Los Angeles writer and producer who was found in a room at an unnamed Waikoloa resort. According to a statement from police on the Big Island, 50-year-old Aron Abrams was found dead Christmas morning after police and emergency personnel were summoned. An autopsy is […]

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Malcolm Moves To Nick at Nite, ‘I Survived’ Comes To Life, New ‘Late Show’ Sports Guy, And More

Malcolm At Nite: The early millennium family hit ‘Malcolm In The Middle’ will be broadcast on Nick at Nite starting July 5 on Sundays. The series joins ‘George Lopez’ ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ ‘The Nanny,’ and ‘Home Improvement,’ all which have been purchased by the network. Check out a Malcolm in the Middle photo gallery on […]

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Exclusive: An ‘In Plain Sight’ Production Shake-Up; ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ Future Unknown

Although USA’s big ratings-grabber ‘In Plain Sight‘ doesn’t return for its second season until summer 2009, star Paul Ben-Victor – one of Hollywood’s most recognizable character actors from ‘The Wire,’ ‘Entourage,’ and ‘Everybody Hates Chris‘ – is dealing Fancast some big dish on the upcoming season. “In Plain Sight’s” premiere last summer drew 5.3 million […]

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