The real cost of upkeep for a TV show home

Oct 11, 2013
Ever wonder how much it would cost to keep "Downton Abbey" running? A look at the real costs of staffing, upkeep, and more for some of TV's famous homes.
Posted In: Housing, television

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine': The newest workplace comedy

Sep 16, 2013
Workplace comedies have had a good run in the last few years. Now, two of the minds behind "The Office" and "Parks and Recreation" team up for a new cop show -- that's a far cry from "Law & Order."
Posted In: Brooklyn 99, the office, television, Fox

Favorite show cancelled before it got a chance to breathe? Wasn't always that way.

Sep 13, 2013
Today, networks can spend millions on a series and still cancel it after two or three episodes. But that wasn't always the case.
Posted In: TV shows, television, networks, Entertainment

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross talk success and failure

Sep 10, 2013
The actors from "Breaking Bad" and "Arrested Development" discuss their new book on failure and success in the entertainment industry.
Posted In: hollywood, Arrested Development, Breaking Bad, television

What's a TV appearance worth?

Sep 9, 2013
President Obama's effort to convince America to take action on Syria involves six TV appearances today and a primetime address tomorrow. What's that kind of exposure worth?
Posted In: Barack Obama, media, television

The business of Oprah's couch

Aug 19, 2013
Oprah Winfrey may not have her network daytime TV show anymore, but she's still boosting her cable network with her big interviews.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, OWN, television

Random House gets in show business

Aug 19, 2013
TV food shows are big, and cookbooks by show hosts like Emeril Lagasse do really well. Penguin Random House is trying to reverse that equation.
Posted In: Random House, television, publishing

Family finance with 'The Simpsons'

Aug 16, 2013
What can one of America's favorite sitcoms teach us about family and money?
Posted In: family finances, television, The Simpsons, comedy

Xbox gets into show business

Aug 15, 2013
We can now add Microsoft to the list of companies trying to woo users by producing original TV shows.
Posted In: xbox, Microsoft, television, video games

Watch two shows on the same TV? You can with Samsung's OLED TV

Aug 14, 2013
The electronics giant introduces a new curved screen model that allows viewers to watch two different programs on the same television at once.
Posted In: samsung, television