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How Comic-Con Helped Create Fans for Disney XD's Star vs. The Forces of Evil Six Months Before Its First Episode Airs

Jim Hill | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

There's a way that things used to work in the television animation universe. First a new show would go on the air. Then viewers would sample a few episodes and decide if they actually liked a program. If that were the case, then the fan base for this new animated series would slowly build over time.

'The Middle': Sue's Crush Thinks Her Family Is Rich?!

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

On "The Middle," Sue learned something about perspective. The Hecks have long been considered one of the lower among the middle class families of Orso...

Nick Cannon Headlines Celebrity Anti-Bullying Movement

Jeff Rivera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Jeff Rivera

It's not every day that celebrities from all walks of life, both big and small, put their entourages, egos, and football field size movie trailers asi...

'The Middle' Renewed For Season 5

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

ABC has renewed "The Middle" for a fifth season. The Heck family sitcom, which stars Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn, has put up consistently solid...

Jim Beaver Plays A Psycho Scout Master

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 04.05.2013 | TV

Jim Beaver has been all over our TV screens lately, and we're loving it. Following his surprise return to "Supernatural" this week and his critically-...

Cate Blanchett To Headline 'Cancer Vixen' For HBO

Posted 03.13.2013 | TV

Cate Blanchett will reportedly star in HBO's adaptation of "Cancer Vixen," based on the memoir by Marisa Acocella Marchetto, according to Deadline. ...

'Doctor Who' Origins Movie Finds Its Second Doctor

Posted 04.21.2013 | TV

The "Doctor Who" movie is finding its origins with Reece Shearsmith, Entertainment Weekly reports. According to EW, Shearsmith will play actor Patr...

Which Fall TV Shows Are Getting Extra Episodes?

Posted 10.22.2012 | TV

If you've been digging ABC's shows this fall, you're in luck. The network has ordered additional scripts for new shows "666 Park Avenue" and "Last ...

'Private Practice' Will End After Season 6

Posted 10.19.2012 | TV

ABC's "Private Practice" is officially ending after Season 6, showrunner Shonda Rhimes announced via Twitter on Friday. The medical drama, which s...

PHOTOS: 'Modern Family,' 'Big Bang' & More Do Halloween

Posted 10.11.2012 | TV

We've showed you how to dress up like your favorite TV characters and now it's time to check out what they'll be going as for Halloween. Several of...

Movie Review: Frankenweenie

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm not one who worships at the altar of Tim Burton, probably disliking his films as often as I am moved by them. But I fell hard for Frankenweenie, an extrapolation of a short film Burton made almost 30 years ago.

'The Middle' Premiere: Choosing Favorites Leads To Trouble

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 09.27.2012 | TV

The most normal family on television returned with the one-hour season premiere of "The Middle." The episode certainly needed the full hour, as it det...

Who's Heading To 'The X Factor'?

Posted 08.28.2012 | TV

Beliebers are in for a treat: Justin Bieber is headed to "The X Factor." According to Just Jared, the teen heartthrob teamed up with his manager Sc...

Debbie Allen Checks Back Into 'Grey's Anatomy'

Posted 08.28.2012 | TV

Debbie Allen, star of "Fame," is heading back to "Grey's Anatomy." The Emmy award-winning actress, director and choreographer is set to reprise her...

WATCH: Patricia Heaton On Why She Was 'The Actress Version Of Seabiscuit'

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Actress Patricia Heaton spoke with Jimmy Kimmel last night about feeling like "the actress version of Seabiscuit" when she received her star on the Ho...

ABC Brings Back 'DWTS,' 'Grey's,' 'Once,' 'Revenge' & More

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

Is your favorite in the first batch of ABC renewals? It's not a surprise that ABC granted the wish of "Once Upon a Time" fans and gave the show a s...

Election 2012: The End Of The Middle Of Everything

Howard Fineman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Dick Lugar was a nice guy who stayed too long. But his crushing loss is also a valid data point in a profound and troubling trend, obvious not only in politics but in every other aspect of American life. We are losing the mediating middle of everything.

College-Bound in Hollywood

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Parent-child conflict and higher education anxiety is front and center in Hollywood these days.

'The Bachelor' Gloves And More Worst (& Best) TV Looks

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.16.2012 | TV

Fashionistas everywhere get style inspiration from their TVs, and this week offered a lot of looks worth chewing on ... and a few that should just be ...

Ed Asner Has Choice Words For Frankie And Mike On 'The Middle'

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Wanting a pair of night vision goggles, Brick was shocked to find out his parents expected him to earn the money to buy them himself on "The Middle" (...

TV For the Family

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 03.24.2012 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

It's long overdue for families to take back the tradition of quality TV time together by sitting down to watch the fun filled program, The Middle.

Fox News: Whoopi Joins 'The Middle' & Lily Drops The F Bomb

Posted 03.11.2012 | TV

Though it was a bitch-less day for ABC when the cast and executives behind the network took the spotlight at the Television Critics Association press ...

'The Middle' Sneak Peek: Someone Likes Sue!

Posted 01.10.2012 | TV

Sue Heck (Eden Sher) has never had much luck in anything, but on this week's all-new episode of "The Middle" (Wed., 8 p.m. EST on ABC), little Sue may...

Downton Abbey, Breaking Bad, Doctor Who and More: The Twelve Best Series of 2011

Ed Martin | Posted 03.10.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

Television critics started compiling year-end top-10 lists back when there were only three networks. Aren't longer lists called for by now? Allow me to break with time-honored tradition by offering my choices for the 12 best series of 2011, plus eight very deserving runners-up.

Crude (and Lazy) Humor on the Rise in Broadcast Sitcoms

Ed Martin | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Naughtiness is everywhere, especially in the form of talk about naughty bits. It's particularly potent in some of the season's best new sitcoms.