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Making a List, Checking It Twice: My Emmy Wish List

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

The nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are announced July 10 and like a kid writing his Christmas list for Santa Claus, I have been thinking about who I most wish to see receive an Emmy nomination come Thursday morning.

On Being a Foreign Correspondent

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rachele Kanigel's "10 Tips for Training the Next Generation of Foreign Correspondents" immediately drew my attention but her headline didn't quite mat...

15 Twisted Life Lessons From 'Orange Is The New Black'

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

One of the most entertaining and addictive shows around, Orange is the New Black has life lessons for even the most innocent among us.

Aereo: It's Over Now

Shelly Palmer | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The Supreme Court's ruling directly affected a very small slice of the current TV landscape. However, its ramifications for the future are much, much greater -- especially considering that in 36 months, more people will be watching primetime television programming online than on broadcast TV.

Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.29.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

ven if that audience isn't willing to pay directly for content, membership packages allow newspapers to offer something different, an emotional connection with their core readers complemented by special deals and opportunities. Expect memberships to become a more common feature.

Larry Storch: Still a Stand-Up Guy

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 06.25.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

Something wonderful is happening tomorrow (or Thursday the 26th, if tomorrow isn't Thursday where you are). Larry Storch is performing comedy in New York.

The Misguided Bullying Storyline on Switched at Birth

Deborah Temkin | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Deborah Temkin

I understand that Switched at Birth is a soap opera. Yet, with ABC Family's history of great edutainment programing and its campaign against cyberbullying, it is disappointing to see so many misguided messages about how to handle bullying.

Ben Savage Opens Up About Cory's First Kiss With Topanga

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment

When Topanga Lawrence kissed Cory Matthews in the fourth episode of "Boy Meets World," it was a huge moment for both characters: their first kiss. Ben...

Pulse Report: Movie and TV Trends That Will Define the Next 12 Months | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Here's a sneak peek of six of the 50 biggest movie and TV trends, products and personalities to keep a eye on in 2014.

The First Thing You Do in War Is Take Over the Communications System, or Why I Love Sheffield Doc Fest

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media
Vivian Norris

Money and the enormous wealth gap has lead to a non-democratic representation in the media sphere and that now extends to so-called public television.

The Problem With Reality TV

Tami Shaikh | Posted 06.19.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

What is our fascination with realty television? Why can't we watch documentaries or shows that teach us something like America with Lisa Ling, instead of finding satisfaction in seeing other people's dysfunctional lives?

'Rectify' Returns With More Realism on Life After Exoneration

Alison Flowers | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alison Flowers

Apart from media coverage about wrongful convictions -- and the multi-million dollar settlements some have won -- little is known about how exonerated prisoners struggle to reenter society and rebuild the lives they lost.

And The Year's Most Talked About Shows On Twitter Are...

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

The year's most tweeted-about shows have been revealed. Nielsen, the company behind the highly criticized television ratings system, compiled Twit...

The 50 Best TV Scenes Of The Past Year | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

Now that the TV season is over, awards season is about to begin. We’ve watched every minute of every episode of the finest shows from the past year...

Prisons Begin New 'Bored Straight' Program

Oren Mendez | Posted 06.13.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Welcome youths. I assume you've all heard of our prison's Scared Straight initiative, in which we took in troubled teens who were prone to violence...

Record Revenue, Undervalued Employees

Sandra England | Posted 06.09.2014 | Sports
Sandra England

The news that the Pac-12 Conference jumped to the head of the class in 2012-13, earning $330 million in record revenue comes as no surprise. Welcome to the new college sports business model.

Lara Parker Still Captivates 'Dark Shadows' Fans Everywhere

Peter Mac | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

She is still going strong and keeping the legacy of Dark Shadows alive. Arguably, and perhaps more aptly in this context, she is keeping it undead.

OK Magazines So Sexy Reality TV Smorgasbord

Tom Murro | Posted 06.03.2014 | New York
Tom Murro

A porn star, Housewives, Mob Wives, and a pageant queen all in the same room, what more could you want from a Wednesday night?

WATCH: Meryl Davis On Her 'Chemistry' With 'DWTS' Partner

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After their gold medal-winning performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White were dogged by dating rumors. But aft...

Yvonne Strahovski Stays on Track to Live Another Daydream

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

As habitual watchers of Chuck, Dexter and, most recently, 24: Live Another Day already know, Yvonne Strahovski has helped put the action back in high-...

Social Media, Sedition, Sectarianism and Sisi Grip #AMF14

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Saudi cleric says chatting online is haram" (religiously banned in Islam). According to Saudi daily al-Eqitisadiya, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a mem...

WATCH: The Original 'Bachelorette' Couple Doesn't Consider Divorce An Option

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Though they met during the first season of "The Bachelorette," Trista and Ryan Sutter have managed to avoid the drama and breakups that have plagued m...

WATCH: Busy Philipps On Why NBC Banned That Episode of 'Freaks And Geeks'

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The late '90s comedy "Freaks and Geeks" has become a beloved cult hit, despite airing only 12 episodes before its cancellation. But before NBC pulled ...

WATCH: Why Bill Geist Waited 10 Years To Reveal His Parkinson's Diagnosis

Ishita Singh | Posted 05.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Both Bill and Willie Geist have held distinguished careers as broadcast journalists. And though they're comfortable sharing news with the world, they ...

The Lies I Learned From Dumb TV

Annelia Alex | Posted 05.15.2014 | Women
Annelia Alex

While the cool kids were out smoking cigarettes and tongue kissing, I was in front of the TV, with a sleeve of Oreos, absorbed in trite plots of short-lived sitcoms.