Topic: Robert Thompson
Ashton Kutcher replaces Charlie Sheen, but it’s unlikely that he’ll play the same character. Several TV shows that have made key changes in the cast have done well – but not all.
05/13/2011 07:42 pm
Veteran newsman Jim Lehrer will relinquish the anchor's chair at 'PBS NewsHour' on June 6. Media analysts credit him for the newscast's 'fact-based,' 'well-reasoned,' and 'civilized' approach.
05/12/2011 08:37 pm
Daytime soaps are dying and Oprah is leaving, sort of, so where is daytime TV headed? With changing demographics and women's evolving tastes, it's not yet clear where the next hit will come from.
05/11/2011 09:54 pm
Jetman, aka adventurer Yves Rossy, hit 190 m.p.h. Saturday as he flew with a jet-pack above the Grand Canyon. Where some see self-promotional stunt man, others see a boundary-breaker.
05/11/2011 03:41 pm
Scott Pelley, who Mike Wallace once called 'the finest journalist in the business,' will replace Katie Couric as the face of CBS Evening News.
05/03/2011 07:19 pm
Maximum shock behavior pervades TV as real-life antiheroes feed the public's thirst for 'truth.'
05/02/2011 01:38 pm
Two big new miniseries, 'The Kennedys' and 'The Borgias,' take on historical figures. But in the end, their story lines might tell us more about the present day than they do about history.
04/01/2011 09:04 pm
The GOP-led House, determined to trim spending and emboldened by NPR's recent black eyes, voted Thursday to end NPR's federal funding. Under the bill, no public radio stations could use taxpayer dollars to buy NPR programs.
03/17/2011 08:54 pm
The idea of the outspoken and off-kilter Charlie Sheen going onto Twitter suggests a public-relations apocalypse. But some media experts say it's a perfect match.
03/03/2011 07:26 pm
Oscar winners dispensed morsels of wisdom in their thank-you speeches Sunday night. 'Listen to your mother' was the advice of Best Director Tom Hooper, who won for the 'The King's Speech.'
02/28/2011 10:11 am