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The Chris Gethard Show Brings Alternative Fun To Television

Philip Louie | Posted 04.18.2016 | Home
Philip Louie

The Chris Gethard Show is a relatively new comedy variety show that's been on the air for one full season on the cable channel, Fusion. Before that i...

The X-Files Makes Islam the Monster of the Week

Walaa Chahine | Posted 02.19.2017 | Home
Walaa Chahine

Stop me if you've heard this one before. An episode of prime time television that opens up with a Muslim man praying. It's not an uncommon cold open...

Finally, You Can Now See Recovery -- and Not Just Addiction -- on the Small Screen

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home
Patrick R. Krill

Recovery Road is a long overdue show that will finally give faces and voices -- and a primetime slot -- to the struggles of millions of Americans whose story is too seldom told, but too often told through the lens of stigma, shame, embarrassment and otherness.

Chicago Med: A Look Inside NBC's Newest Installment Of Dick Wolf's Windy City Franchise

Julian Mitchell | Posted 11.18.2016 | Home
Julian Mitchell

NBC's highly anticipated new series Chicago Med has arrived, adding another layer to the windy city franchise created by Emmy Award winning writer and producer Dick Wolf.

2015 Fall TV Preview!

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 08.27.2016 | Home
Abby Tegnelia

As the scorching heat of summer dies down and football season kicks into high gear, there's more to look forward to this fall than Halloween candy and baking pumpkin bread. September starts a cascade of favorite shows returning to television, as well as new ones hitting the airwaves for the first time.

Taraji P. Henson Explains Why Her Role On 'Empire' Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.17.2015 | Home

Taraji P. Henson knew her role as Cookie Lyon on "Empire" was special when she was casted. Not only because the character was lively, fierce and a soo...

A Fantastic Love Song For The Ages

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

After "Dance Apocalyptic" and the Erykah Badu collaboration "Q.U.E.E.N." had us moving, Janelle Monae is slowing it down with the third single from he...

WATCH: 'LOST' Villain Explains The Smoke Monster

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.09.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Award-winning actor Michael Emerson is best known for playing the bad guy on "Lost." On HuffPost Live Wednesday, he provided insight into the ending, ...

Primetime Television: The New Color-Blind Medium?

Meron Mogos | Posted 03.31.2013 | Home
Meron Mogos

There should be space for diversity without the antagonism of race, and the introduction of shows like Scandal and Deception illustrate that a new trajectory has been marked. What does this convey about how we address race on television?

In Defense of "The Boob Tube"

Nora Zelevansky | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home
Nora Zelevansky

For the last four weeks, I went without TV. And the weirdest thing happened: I didn't get any smarter. I didn't pen (or even read) the great American novel, listen to more NPR or spend extra time boning up on politics online. I can do that while watching TV, after all.

TV Networks Losing A Key Battle With Cable | BILL CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the past several years, many broadcast network executives have looked at the ratings for their 10 p.m. shows and lamented that it has become impos...

First Look at ABC's Off the Map | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Take a new crop of fresh-faced doctors, stick them in the jungle, and what do you get? If you're watching ABC, you get the new medical drama Off the M...

How About a Press Conference, Mister President?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

Obama were taking questions on a regular basis and forcefully standing up for his ideas and his perception of day-to-day issues, he would do a much better job of making his case to the American people.

Is Primetime Ready for Oral Sex?

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Stir

A steamy sex scene was filmed to appear in the The Good Wife premiere. However, it's not clear how much of the scene will actually be shown.

CNN's Rapid Decline and the Future of Cable News

Mark Greenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Greenbaum

CNN has failed to adapt to the opinion-dominated trends which Fox created and MSNBC has embraced. Executives are still commitmed to having primetime hosts deliver material without a partisan point of view.

Obama Should Hold Press Conference Soon

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

Obama has spent less than an hour in front of the media since his last formal primetime press conference back in July. He needs to hold another -- both for the public's sake and for his own.

What I Learned From Jay Leno's Prime Time Debut: Part II

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Charles Warner

At 11:00 p.m. Monday night, I watched the local news with veteran anchor Chuck Scarborough and Sue Simmons. It was dull, boring, formulaic, and old-fashioned.

The Media's Double Standard On Showing Neda's Death

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

Either show us the Neda video uncensored, or don't show the poster. You can't really have this one both ways. The American public can either handle this image or we can't. Decide, and be consistent.

What NBC Can Learn From Baseball About Their Primetime Fiasco

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lee Stranahan

Maybe it's time for NBC to start using it's strengths in cable to build a great primetime lineup. When a show on an NBC cable property hits, give them a shot at the big leagues.

NBC and Jay Leno Put Broadcast Television in Play

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ed Martin

If Jay Leno is a hit in primetime, its success may finally lay to rest the broadcast networks' fears of showcasing "old" people as stars of their shows.

Obama Hits Primetime, Daily Show: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer October 30, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shelly Palmer

Barack Obama spent roughly $4 million dollars on 30 minutes of primetime ad space last night. The commercial, which aired on CBS, NBC, MSNBC, Fox and ...

Fogies For McCain!

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reese Schonfeld

It's time for a look at Presidential preferences based on the number and demographics of viewers watching the 2008 political campaign through the eyes of the cable networks.

Six Tips to Green Your TV

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mairi Beautyman

Here's a chance to make millions: Come up with a green TV. Frankly, there just isn't one yet. Even with huge technological "advances," this standard household item isn't getting greener.

Morning Shows, Newsmags See Audiences Decline

New York Times/TV Decoder | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sure, the ratings for the evening newscasts are steadily sinking. That twenty-year-old trend is hardly surprising. But a new report by the Project for...