CBS Plans for Total Coverage of the Solar Eclipse Over America
Aug18

CBS Plans for Total Coverage of the Solar Eclipse Over America

Not a lot of work will be getting done on Monday, August 21 as all eyes will be on the sky for the great eclipse over America, the first such total eclipse of the sun over the continental United States since February 26, 1979. CBS News is springing into action across the path of totality for the momentous event with a full day of coverage beginning with “CBS This Morning” and continuing throughout “The CBS Evening News.” All-day...

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‘Versace,’ ‘The Orville’ and ‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ Showcased at TCA
Aug14

‘Versace,’ ‘The Orville’ and ‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ Showcased at TCA

During the Television Critics Association summer press tour, close to 150 programs are presented to TV reporters, many of whom fly in from all over the country and Canada for the confab, which concluded last week. Some of the most talked about came at the end when ABC, Fox and FX each had a day to showcase their respective shows at the Beverly Hilton, with some presentations on the Fox lot. Here is the second part of our look at some...

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The New ‘Will & Grace,’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ and ‘Menendez Murders’ Previewed at TCA
Aug11

The New ‘Will & Grace,’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ and ‘Menendez Murders’ Previewed at TCA

Even as news from outside the doors of the Beverly Hilton, including Disney pulling future programming from Netflix in favor of its own subscription service and Facebook producing original content roiled the traditional television ecosystem, networks continued to put their best and their brightest front and center for the second half of the Television Critics Association summer press tour. New and returning shows were presented by...

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TCA Wrap-Up: Top Shows Set the Table for Cable TV
Aug04

TCA Wrap-Up: Top Shows Set the Table for Cable TV

Adaptations of “Howards End,” “Get Shorty” and “The Right Stuff.” New comedies featuring Tracy Morgan, Jason Alexander and Sarah Silverman. Documentaries on Steven Spielberg, Elizabeth Smart and Danica Patrick. And, after five years, a new season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Those are just a few of the new programs featured during last week’s cable portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour, which wrapped up...

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From Vietnam to the Amazon to Intergalactic Space, PBS Is Going There
Aug04

From Vietnam to the Amazon to Intergalactic Space, PBS Is Going There

All eyes were riveted on the monitors in a ballroom at the Beverly Hilton as clips from “The Vietnam War” unspooled. It was part of the PBS portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour and clearly, the public broadcaster’s pièce de résistance of its upcoming fall schedule. From acclaimed documentarians Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, who previously collaborated on “The War,” “Baseball” and “Prohibition,” “The Vietnam...

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