Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Television

Beloved “Mod Squad” and “Twin Peaks” Actress Peggy Lipton Dies at 72, a New Yorker Who Conquered Hollywood

Peggy Lipton was a nice Jewish girl who went to Hollywood and made good, as they say. Her death yesterday at age 72 is...

Constance Wu Says “Whoa!” Backtracks on Her F-Word Laden Reaction to Sitcom Series’ Renewal

"Fresh off the Boat" actress Constance Wu must have been read the riot act yesterday by ABC and her agents. Wu was so upset...

Sitcom Star Doesn’t Sound Happy About Renewal: Does Constance Wu Want off the “Boat” Now that “Crazy Rich Asians” is a Hit?

Last year "Fresh off the Boat" sitcom star Constance Wu was thrilled to learn her show was renewed for a fifth season. But since then,...

Steven Spielberg Quits as Executive Producer of “Bull” But CBS Renews the Show Despite $9 Mil Payout to Actress Who Claimed Sexual Harassment

Here's how TV works in Hollywood. If the ratings are good, it doesn't matter if there haveĀ  been legal problems and a scandal. To wit:...

Trump Rescues Billy Bush from Unemployment Places Him on Murdoch’s “Extra,” Mario Lopez Probably Heading to “Access Hollywood”

The syndicated TV land will look a lot different in the fall. "Extra" will get away from just Hollywood coverage now that it's owned by...

Sunday Ratings: Kardashians Continue Decline as “Game of Thrones” Rules with 11.8 Million, Pulls Up “Barry,” “Veep”

The Kardashians-- aka the Addams Family-- made the scene in various fright wigs last night at the Met Ball, aka Spring Halloween Fest. But Sunday...

“American Idol” Drops 23% from Last Sunday to Second Lowest Rating of This Season: “Game of Thrones” May Be Torching Their Second Hour

"American Idol" faced a worse fate than Dany's dragon last night in the ratings. "Idol" dropped 23% from last week. It's like a free fall....

Daytime Emmys Divide Between “Young and the Restless” (Best Drama, Writing, Directing) and “General Hospital” (Three of Four Main Acting Awards)

The Daytime Emmys were held tonight in Pasadena, and the winners divided between "Young and the Restless" and "General Hospital." "Y&R" picked by Best Drama,...