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Netflix Sides With Government-Run Broadband Providers Asks FCC to allow for 'limitless bandwidth'

Netflix filed a startling comment with the FCC today: the company wants the Telecommunications Act amended to allow for "a pro-consumer policy of limitless bandwidth," or to put it plainly,…

September 3, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

Allison Williams Plays Peter Pan in NBC's Next Live Theater Show Girls star becomes the boy who never grows up

Allison Williams has traded in the long tresses and glam style she flaunts on HBO’s Girls for the boyish charm of Peter Pan, NBC’s second installment of live TV theater,…

September 3, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

Intruders Star Mira Sorvino Waits Until Her Kids Are Asleep to Binge on Banshee But it’s all about Gator Boys when they're awake

Specs Who Mira Sorvino Age 46 Accomplishments Oscar-winning actress, currently starring in The Intruders on BBC America (Saturdays at 10/9c); United Nations Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking Base Los Angeles  What’s the first information…

September 1, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

Jim Parsons Hits the Stratosphere The star of TV's biggest show talks about The Big Bang Theory, Emmy Awards and Larry Kramer

Honestly, if this keeps up, they’re just going to have to rename the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy the Jim Parsons Award. Last week, the 41-year-old won…

September 1, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT

And the Year's Hottest TV Show Is... True Detective? The Big Bang Theory? The Walking Dead? Vote now in the Hot List Readers' Choice Awards

The Big Bang Theory. True Detective. Orange Is the New Black. The Walking Dead. Which was the year's must-see show, on TV or the Web? What was your biggest Guilty Pleasure:…

September 1, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

CBS Exec Steve Capus Discusses the Evolution of the Evening News With online and mobile, broadcast is no longer the endgame

Specs Who Steve Capus New gig Executive editor, CBS News;executive producer, CBS Evening News Old gig President, NBC News;executive producer, NBC Nightly News Age 50 Twitter @SteveCapus Photo: Alfred Maskeroni What insider knowledge are your bringing to your…

August 31, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

Adrien Brody Has No Time for Your Facebook Friend Request Eschews social media in favor of making music

Specs Who Adrien Brody Age 41 Accomplishments Stars as Harry Houdini in History’s two-part biopic, Houdini (airs Sept. 1 and 2 at 9 p.m.); winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor in The…

August 27, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT

Canada Is Getting a New Video Streaming Service Television industry responds to competitive threat from Netflix

Two of Canada’s largest cable television companies are putting their differences aside and joining forces to launch a new video streaming service as the industry responds in kind to competition…

August 26, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

The Emmys Are Basically Fantasy Football for Network Executives The point isn't to get the right award, it's to get as many awards as possible

The Emmy Awards are a game. That doesn't mean they're worthless, or meaningless, or cynical; it just means that there is high-level strategy around who gets what award and why, beyond…

August 26, 2014, 4:21 PM EDT

This Is How the NFL Is Getting Butts Back in the Bleachers Photo ops with cheerleaders and hanging with the owner

Atlanta Falcons CMO Jim Smith is rewarding loyal season ticket holders with the kind of stadium “memories” they can’t get from watching on TV at home. For the second year,…

August 26, 2014, 5:58 AM EDT

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