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Young Actors in TV Roles: Why Can't a Teenager Be Played by a Real Teen?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

There's no reason why they can't find talented 18- to 20-year-old actors to play angst-ridden roles. It would make the stories that much more credible as the actors age in the course of the series length.

NPR: Temporary Victory for Free Speech

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

During a period when free speech is under attack almost like never before in the United States, a small victory has been recorded. The background: A ...

Easy on the Eye, Easy on the Planet!

Anna Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anna Griffin

One of the more brilliant aspects of my job as Editor in Chief of Coco Eco is meeting amazing and inspiring people who are out there actively engaged ...

Fox TV Chief OUT

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The longtime chief executive of the Fox Networks Group is stepping down, triggering a reorganization for the TV unit of Rupert Mur...

Content Is King? Broadcasters Keep Upper Hand In TV Disputes

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — A recent spate of TV blackouts and the lack of government intervention suggests that broadcasters have the upper hand over TV sign...

Fox Ratings DROP

Bloomberg | Ronald Grover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

News Corp.'s Fox network has lost almost 17 percent of its young-adult viewers five weeks into the television season, a drop that threatens to dethron...

Fox Game Show Host On Wronged Couple: 'They Would Have Lost Anyway'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The host of the Fox game show that admitted that a couple had lost $800,000 despite having answered correctly has come out saying that the outrage aga...

Horrified and Angry in Paradise

Norman Lear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norman Lear

The story of two contestants on the Fox show called Million Dollar Money Drop is a complete and understandable example of how corporate America is screwing over the American people.

Fox Game Show Mistake: Couple Loses $800K On RIGHT Answer, Invited Back

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A couple who lost $800,000 on a Fox game show — despite giving the right answer — has been invited back for a second try. On Monday's epi...

WATCH: Rachel Maddow HAILS Fox News Host

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

You read this correctly -- on Tuesday night's episode of her show, Rachel Maddow reached across the aisle to praise Fox News host Shepard Smith. Smith...

12 Wild Misconceptions Held By Fox News Viewers

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

A recent study showed that Fox News viewers are the most uninformed of all news consumers. Here are the most common misconceptions held by fans of Fox News.

Fox News Manipulates Climate Coverage

Al Gore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Al Gore

Fox News has consistently delivered false and misleading information to its viewers about the climate crisis. New leaked emails now suggest that this bias comes directly from the executives responsible for their news coverage.

'Glee,' 'Modern Family' Are Sophomore Smash Hits

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — First came critical acclaim, then awards and now status as genuine hits for Fox's "Glee" and ABC's "Modern Family." Both shows are u...

'The Simpsons' Goes After Fox News AGAIN

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The Simpsons" took a dig at its corporate sibling Fox News for the third time in a month on last night's episode. Previously, the cartoon had labeled...

2010 Television Networks "Report Cards" Reflect a Striking Decline in Latino Diversity

Alex Nogales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alex Nogales

This annual diversity report card reflects a decline in Latino diversity at the four major television networks -- ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox.

Charles Leaf, Fox 5 NY Reporter, Charged With Child Sex Assault

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WYCKOFF, N.J. — A reporter for New York City's Fox 5 station has been arrested in New Jersey, accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl. ...

Katie Couric Making Cameo On 'Glee'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — CBS News anchor Katie Couric is returning to high school for a guest appearance on the hit Fox television series "Glee." A Couric sp...

Dish Network: Fox Is Blocking Our Channels

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. said Friday that News Corp.'s Fox television unit cut its access to 19 regional sports ne...

Dish Network: Fox Is Blocking Our Channels

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Dish Network says Fox is blocking access to 19 sports networks and other TV channels as it demands a rate increase of more than 50 percent...

The 12 Days of Christmas for 2010

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

I've been making my list and checking it twice. Here's what I'd like for the 12 days of Christmas -- some of the gifts to be spread throughout the com...

'The Simpsons' Takes ANOTHER Shot At Fox News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"The Simpsons" took a shot at Fox News for the second week in a row. After dubbing its corporate sibling "Not Racist, But #1 With Racists" -- and g...


AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Fox network says its prime-time soap "Lone Star" is being pulled off the air after just two airings. Replacing the little-watched ne...

COMEDY: Is Stand-Up The Reality TV Of Broadway?

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Passing off stand-up comedy as a Broadway show, intentionally or not, does nothing but confuse the terminology of theatrical standards, whatever those might be.

Joe Scarborough's Suspension Got Me Thinking...

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Understanding how your company operates is important, and frequently rules go unlearned until they are accidentally broken. Whatever your own workplace rule is, it's there for a reason and meant to be followed.

WATCH: Stewart Impersonates Glenn Beck To Debunk His George Soros Conspiracy Theory

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart spends a good amount of time on his show mocking Glenn Beck, but last night was one of the rare occurrences where he dedicates half his sh...