Arts Oct 22TV industry falls short of off-camera inclusivity, study finds
According to a new university study, there is a lag in diversity in behind-the-camera jobs and among TV executives. As of this fall, the study found that whites held 92% of chair and CEO positions at TV networks and studios,…
Arts Sep 18The Emmys are live and virtual this year: ‘What could possibly go wrong?’
Come for the awards, stay for the suspense of the first big Hollywood ceremony to attempt a live — but socially distanced — broadcast amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Arts Aug 11Politically charged ‘black-ish’ episode gets belated home
A politically charged episode of “black-ish” from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu. In a social media post, “black-ish” creator Kenya Barris said he can't wait for people to see the episode for themselves.
Arts Jul 30DeGeneres apologizes to show’s staff amid workplace inquiry
Ellen DeGeneres apologized to the staff of her daytime TV talk show amid an internal company investigation of complaints of a difficult and unfair workplace.
Arts Jul 29‘Little House on the Prairie’ author’s life, times examined in PBS film
A documentary about the life of "Little House on the Prairie" author Laura Ingalls Wilder puts her novels in historical context. That includes scattered racist references to Native Americans in Wilder's novels.
Arts Jul 28‘Watchmen’ leads all Emmy nominees with 26
The prime-time Emmys are the first major entertainment awards to cope with limitations forced by the pandemic.
Nation Feb 03Rush Limbaugh says he’s been diagnosed with lung cancer
Addressing listeners on his program Monday, Limbaugh said he will take some days off for further medical tests and to determine treatment.
Arts Jan 08Trebek: ‘Jeopardy!’ retirement isn’t imminent despite cancer
“I don't foresee that 30-second moment coming up in the near future,” Trebek said Wednesday, referring to his request for time to close out his decades-long run with the quiz show.
Nation Jan 06Alex Trebek to Rep. John Lewis: Let’s survive cancer in 2020
Trebek has a message of support for the Georgia congressman as both fight pancreatic cancer: “We’re starting a new year, and let’s see if we can’t both complete the year as pancreatic cancer survivors.”…
Arts Dec 12How streaming, diversity, #MeToo propelled TV decade of change
Nothing is the same, whether it’s how much television we consume; how and where we do it; who gets to make it.