Can Candidness Work For A TV Executive?

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – The way television’s business calendar works, more programs are born or die during the first few weeks of May than at any other time of the year. More often than not, the people asked to invite these shows into their living rooms are kept in the […]

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Top TV of 2010: The Critics’ Picks

Everyone – and by everyone, we mean you, the users – has their list of the 10 best TV shows of 2010. Based on the numbers, we know you loved “NCIS,” “Glee,” “The Pacific,” “The Walking Dead,” and “House,” among other shows. We also know the bittersweet feelings you had bidding farewell to “Lost” and […]

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FX Cancels Freshman Drama ‘Terriers’

FX has canceled ‘Terriers,’ the network announced Monday. The show was generally well-received by critics but was nearly invisible to viewers: ‘Terriers’ averaged just 970,000 viewers a week and a meager 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demo, making it FX’s lowest-rated original series ever. That means the news is not unexpected, but still bites for […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop On NCIS, NCIS: LA, CSI, Terriers and More!

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show? Well you are in luck, because Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast. Here now the scoop! Can we expect a really big Tiva moment on ‘NCIS‘? – Michaela In a word, yes. In 50 words: “Like Tony, ‘Tiva’ fans have been teased by several references this season […]

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CW’s ‘Life’ Gets Cut Short: What Other Shows Are In Danger?

“Charming” only gets you so far in the cold, hard TV landscape. As such, The CW’s ratings-challenged ‘Life Unexpected‘ will not be getting a full-season order, and will produce just 13 episodes for its sophomore run. Though the network is theoretically/diplomatically not making a decision on ‘LUX’s longterm future until May, series creator Liz Tigelaar […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop On NCIS, Fringe, V, Good Wife and More

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show? Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast, and MattMtvguy@gmail.com is the place to send your questions. Here now the scoop! Do you have any hints as to why Robert Wagner is coming back to ‘NCIS‘? – Carlee I turn this first question over to the Hintmaster himself, Shane […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘America’s Next Top Model‘ (8pm ET on The CW) **Season Premiere** Cycle 15 of Tyra Banks’ addictive reality hit is back – but with a twist. This season, the winner gets a spread in Italian Vogue, and so the pressure is on to produce not just a winner, but a high-fashion star. Mister […]

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Donal Logue: FX’s ‘Terriers’ Is A Real Joy Ride

In the new FX drama ‘Terriers,’ Donal Logue (‘Life’) and Michael Raymond-James (‘True Blood’) play Hank Dolworth and Britt Pollack, a dishonorably dismissed cop and semi-reformed thief who have formed an off-the-books P.I. biz. Like the best FX dramas – and especially one from the brain of Shawn Ryan (‘The Shield’) – the protagonists are […]

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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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