J.R. Ewing was many things: patriarch, schemer, lover, fighter. He was something else that is rarely acknowledged: the prototype for the modern, morally ambiguous television protagonist. There is a direct line from J.R. Ewing to Tony Soprano, Don Draper and Walter White. During the original “Dallas,” the show was perceived as populist trash. “Hill Street […]
Multiple murders, corporate greed, statutory rape, and, of course, lots of lies and scandal are the keystones on which NBC’s mystery series “Deception” is built.
Barbara Walters, George Stephanopoulos and Mark Cuban are taking out their checkbooks for Superstorm Sandy relief on ABC’s “Day of Giving.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Cuban’s HDNet is joining forces with sports and entertainment presenter AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media and Hollywood talent firm Creative Artists Agency to rebrand the network. The companies announced Wednesday the relaunched network will be called AXS (AK’-ses) TV and will debut this summer with a slate of live entertainment and […]
Kim Kardashian isn’t going to the dogs. It’s actually worse — she’s being replaced by a dog.
With the fast-selling e-publication of his memoir-cum-business-strategy guide, Mark Cuban made another notch in his media-pioneer belt. In one day, the slim under-100-page book, titled “How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It,” soared to the top of the bestseller charts at the big online book-buying […]
Charlie Sheen finally turned up on a TV show other than a news program when he suddenly stormed on to the stage of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Monday night and kissed Kimmel on the lips. It was Sheen’s first in-person appearance on a late-night comedy show in the weeks since production of his sitcom, “Two and […]
DALLAS — Charlie Sheen could soon have a home on Mark Cuban’s HDNet station. Cameras already are rolling, although plenty of details still need to be worked out – such as what kind of show it might be. Cuban said Sunday a decision of whether to make it a reality show, a talk show or […]
Is TV Land giving everyone in Hollywood a reality show? Yesterday I told you Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin were tweeting about their new show, and today Joan Rivers is talking about hers. “Just shot promos for my new series on TV Land “How did you get so rich?” How about we let Joan answer […]
Yesterday I reported that Kelly Osborne has joined Twitter and that we could be looking forward to some priceless tweets in the future. Well, the future is 24 hours later as Kelly twitted, “one more thing before i go to bed Miss California is a SKANK!!!!!!!!!!!!” ‘Atta girl. I knew you wouldn’t let us down… […]