Midseason Report Card: Kathy Bates Soars as Others Struggle

TV’s new midseason shows aren’t exactly getting off to a flying start, with one exception: “Harry’s Law.” The Kathy Bates legal drama from David E. Kelley (“Ally McBeal,” “Boston Legal,” “The Practice”) is turning out to be much more of a hero for NBC than the title character of “The Cape,” another midseason newbie that’s […]

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Winter TV Premieres: The Welcome Back Kids

The winter television season signifies a time of change. Some fall favorites will have disappeared (“The Good Guys,” “Undercovers“), others will have changed time slots (“Fringe,” “30 Rock,” “Blue Bloods“), still others are coming back after way too much time off (“Parks & Recreation,” for instance), and then there are the new shows. Midseason is […]

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Fox Moves ‘American Idol’ To Wednesday and Thursday Nights

‘American Idol‘ executive producer Nigel Lythgoe has recently been discussing new format changes to the reality juggernaut, but now Fox has revealed scheduling changes: ‘Idol’ will move to Wednesday and Thursday nights when it returns for a 10th season in January. Removing ‘Idol’ from Tuesday night allows the network to take full advantage of lucrative […]

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