Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there – why would anyone sign up now for cable? Well, don’t sound the death knell for cable companies yet.
Ken Burns' series "The Roosevelts" earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker's third most popular film after "The Civil War" and "Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery."
The IOC pushed forward Thursday with plans to revamp the troubled Olympic bidding process by making it more of an "invitation" rather than an "application" — but upheld the ban on member visits to candidate cities.
As the cameras whirred, John Goodman read the paper at the kitchen table. Fellow actor Matt Malloy nervously washed dishes at the counter. A third performer, Mark Consuelos, scrolled though the morning's news on his tablet.
MIAMI - A group of female lawyers in Miami-Dade really, really, really hate a new sitcom, saying that the show depicts a female judge as "unethical, lazy, crude, hyper-sexualized and unfit to hold such an esteemed position of power."
It's almost time to wave goodbye to the sons of anarchy. I'm not referring to the FX series about motorcycle hooligans who rode in from some demented Shakespeare festival, although that show also will be missed when it wraps up in December.