Ratings: ‘Idol’ Maintains Rebound for Second Week, Wins Night for Fox

“American Idol,” which stabilized last week after a period of declining ratings, stayed on an even keel Wednesday night and pushed Fox to an overall win for the night, according to preliminary numbers.

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Jane Lynch Rolls Out Emmys Red Carpet

By DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Jane Lynch didn’t trip over the red carpet while rolling it out Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday’s Emmy ceremony. Despite not seeing “daylight in a couple of days” and dreaming she might experience a “face plant” as the show’s host, Lynch pulled it off […]

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‘Treme,’ A Winning Show, Suffers Emmy Neglect

By FRAZIER MOORE,  AP Television Writer NEW YORK — Problem solved?  It would’ve been embarrassing to overlook Melissa Leo when handing out the Emmy nominations this year. After all, just five months ago, she won herself an Oscar. So on Thursday, she got a well-deserved nod for the HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce.” That got Emmy voters […]

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Two More ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Cast Members Returning

“Law & Order” fans have suffered a lot of blows lately. “Criminal Intent” recently aired its series finale; the “Los Angeles” spin-off got the axe; and beloved “SVU” star Christopher Meloni quit the show, while showrunner Neal Baer is being replaced. But there are a few breaks in the case of “SVU,” which now stands […]

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‘Law & Order: SVU’ Books Two New Detectives

The hunt for “Law & Order: SVU’s” two new detectives has ended. NBC has signed Kelli Giddish (“Chase”) and Danny Pino (“Criminal Minds”) as series regulars. Pino will replace a departing Christopher Meloni, while Giddish is potentially being groomed to take over for Mariska Hargitay – who has requested a lighter schedule when the hit […]

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