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The 2010 Fall TV Schedule (Still in Color!)

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

MONDAY 8-9 ABC - Quran Burning With the Stars CBS - How I Lost Interest In a Show That Gags On Its Own Stroke-Inducing Pseudo-Cleverness; Some Comed...

The Disturbing, Changing Role of the Media

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan E. Dowlin

I remember a time when the press played a very vital role in holding our political leaders accountable for their actions and their promises. I miss the old days.

'Stand Up To Cancer' Adds Fox To Lineup

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — A fourth major broadcast network and Jake Gyllenhaal are adding their support to the ambitious TV fundraiser "Stand Up to Cancer."...

New FlashForward DVD Set to Include "Blackout" Feature

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In entertainment news, the new FlashForward DVD set, which was originally released August 31st, will now come standard with a "blackout" feature so viewers won't remember how terrible the series was after watching it.

Chicken Feed for Brains?

Melissa Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Melissa Smith

Dan, didn't your mama raise you better than to say something that stupid before television audience, or ANY audience?

After Long Chase, Florida Bans Cruel Fox and Coyote Pens

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

On Wednesday, culminating a more than yearlong effort, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) outlawed fox and coyote pens, the g...

U.S. Jobs: Good News Is No News To Fox and Glenn Beck

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Lichtenstein

The growing number of private sector jobs and the cutback of the federal workforce is exactly what the GOP/Tea Party has been demanding. But you would never know it from their response.

Cutting Meat and Switching Hands to Eat: It's the American Way, Though Not in Films or TV

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

A relatively small percentage of Americans eat a la the Europeans. Yet almost all the movies I've lately been watching show American characters eating the "continental" way. The question is why?

Fox News, The Segregated Channel

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The anchors on Fox News--both male and blonde--are quite happy to bloviate non-stop when they beat the "left-wing" competition in the ratings hands-do...

Sports and Arts: Unlikely Pairing Until Glee and High School Musical Make It Cool

Freddie Gershon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Freddie Gershon

What sports and the arts have in common is building that part of an individual that has nothing to do with grades, SAT scores or traditional curricula, but has to do with resilience, tenacity and motivation.

Military Wife Declares War on Geraldo and Fox News

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lesley Stern

According to a military spouse whose husband is serving in Afghanistan, an "embedded" Geraldo Rivera displaced several troops from their air-conditioned tents this April in order that he could sleep in comfort.

The Real Story of Afghanistan Remains Untold

Josh Shahryar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Shahryar

As the American public continues to get weary of the Afghan War, and every day brings a new depressing development, our hearts -- the hearts of us Afghans -- are broken ever so slightly.

No More Apologies -- It's Time to Stand Up for Our Convictions

Howard Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Dean

Democrats must fight for what we believe is right. And we have to stop apologizing for it while trying to make deals with people who cannot be trusted to make deals for the good of our country.

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington & Matalin -- On Race-Baiting, Rangel & Mosques

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgProvocative topics this week provoked both clashes and consensus. With Mark Green hosting, Arianna and Mary disagreed sharply on Breitbart/Fox, but concurred that Rangel should go and Warren should come.

In Defense of Andrew Breitbart

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Breitbart gave the right-wing smear machine a momentary black eye. He made news editors, producers, and executives, and that includes those at Fox, more cautious about what they dump on the airwaves to score a hit.

'24' Series Finale Ratings Disappoint

The Wrap | Daniel Frankel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The finale was up 4 percent in total viewers over last week, averaging 9.3 million over a two-hour span that saw Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) sent o...

Step Outside

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Weber

The fact that profit has trumped principles as America's prime directive is the real indication that a cultural cancer has set in for good and the real end times might just be the setting of the sun on the American era.

It's Time to Inoculate Ourselves Against Slander and Falsehoods in the Media

Scott Harshbarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Harshbarger

The Shirley Sherrod incident that has played out in prime time this week has had all of the same elements and ingredients as Andrew Breitbart's previous smear against ACORN.

'Glee' RENEWED For Two More Seasons On Fox

The Wrap | Josh Dickey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox has ordered a third season of "Glee" from Ryan Murphy Television and 20th Century Fox TV, TheWrap has confirmed....

Banned Abortion Episode of Family Guy Coming on DVD: See Excerpt Here!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

Remember that flap over a Family Guy episode last year deemed too hot for Fox to handle -- and ordered off the air? It has emerged that it will be released on DVD this September.

'Wanda Sykes Show' CANCELED: Deadline Report

Deadline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I hear Fox is canceling The Wanda Sykes Show after one season. The late-night talk show started off strong but tumbled in the ratings as the season we...

FCC Curse Word Policy Tossed By Federal Court

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down a government policy that can lead to broadcasters being fined for allowing even a single c...

Glenn Beck, Immigration, and Social Justice

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Beck promised on his radio show that "the hammer" would be coming down on me, and that he would devote a week of his TV show to bringing me down. I took that as a "no" to dialogue, but I've decided to go ahead without him.

Top 2012 Republican Presidential Contenders On The Fox News Payroll

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Three of the top five choices in the Southern Republican Leadership Conference's recent straw poll on favorite 2012 presidential cand...

Tea Party Hates Tea Party Leader

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Mark Williams has a problem. Williams is chairman of Tea Party Express, a leading organization in the Tea Party movement. The Express is operated by ...