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A Fantastic Love Song For The Ages

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

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 | TV
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 | TV
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.

Nielsen: Primetime Is Later Than You Think

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The real prime time for people with televisions is at 9:15 p.m. Nielsen said Tuesday that nearly 42 percent of American adults who h...

TV Networks Losing A Key Battle With Cable

nytimes.com | BILL CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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

Hulu.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hulu.com

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 | Politics
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 | Entertainment
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 | Media
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 | Politics
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 | Media
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 | Media
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 | Media
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 | Entertainment
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 | Media
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 an...

Fogies For McCain!

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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 | Green
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 | Media

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...