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Fizzy, Busy Finale for ABC’s Scandal As Beltway drama blows up, 3 other network series await word of their fate

With no fewer than four broadcast series calling it a day, Thursday night was a time for cliff-hangers and farewells. But as has been the case throughout the season, only…

April 18, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Apple Borrows From Dead Poets Society in Evocative Ad for the iPad Air 'What will your verse be?'

Apple was having some trouble with words last year—stumbling a bit in the copywriting department as it struggled to breathe life into the stilted, inward-looking "Our Signature" campaign. The company…

January 13, 2014, 9:42 AM EST

Here Are the Hot List TV Winners It was a big year for FX

John Landgraf, FX Networks Photo: Karl J. Kaul/Wonderful Machine Under John Landgraf, FX has produced some of the decade’s most critically acclaimed original TV series. With the addition of the Cold War spy…

December 2, 2013, 9:36 PM EST

CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to 3 Freshman Comedies Network commits to The Millers, The Crazy Ones and Mom

CBS today announced that it has given back-nine orders for its three remaining comedy series: The Millers, The Crazy Ones and Mom.  The seemingly inevitable full-season pickups were made shortly after…

October 18, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT

Robin Williams, CBS Win the Retro Battle The Crazy Ones Trumps the Michael J. Fox Show

They may not go head-to-head in Week 2, but if Thursday night’s numbers are anything to go by, Robin Williams is beating Michael J. Fox in the Comeback Kid ratings…

September 27, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT

CBS Picks Up Bad Teacher Network commits to sixth new comedy for 2013-14

A week after presenting its 2013-14 prime-time schedule at Carnegie Hall, CBS on Wednesday announced it has picked up another new series. The network has scooped up Sony Pictures Television’s Bad…

May 22, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT

CBS Pumps Up Its Fall Comedy Lineup Net schedules four new sitcoms and bulks up Thursday night chuckle block

When you return as many franchise series as CBS did this year, you don’t change the schedule so much as shift the tiles around like a giant Rubik’s Cube. The top-rated…

May 15, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

ABC, CBS Firm Up Their Fall Schedules Nets heavy up on comedy, part ways with underperforming legacy series

On the Friday night before the TV world converges on New York for the upfronts, word about their respective orders, renewals and cancelations is starting to trickle in from the…

May 10, 2013, 11:55 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Snickers Robin Williams can't tell his X's from his O's as a football coach in BBDO's latest

Eat Snickers, or you will turn into Robin Williams doing John Wayne and Nikita Khrushchev. I cannot stress this enough. Eat Snickers, for the love of God. This isn't a Super Bowl…

January 30, 2013, 3:03 PM EST

Robin Williams and Daughter Pitch Video Game She Was Named After

In odd celebrity-endorsement news, Robin Williams appears in a couple of ads for Nintendo's remake of the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D video game. Even odder: Williams is…

June 16, 2011, 10:20 AM EDT

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