American TV

  • Long time 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Prado dies at 96 1 week ago

    Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded 'Saturday Night Live.' Don Pardo, the eras-spanning radio and TV announcer whose resonant voice-over style was celebrated for its majesty and power, died Monday in Arizona at the age of 96. "He became...
  • 'Gotham', 'The Flash' set to make on-screen debut at San Diego Comic Con this month July 1, 2014

    Warner Bros. Television and DC Comics are set to give the fans a look into the world of Batman and Flash, through a three hour mega-screening at the annual San Diego Comic Con on July 26.According to IGN US, the event will see all the four characters from the DC...
  • 'Game of Thrones' creator George RR Martin promises 'grisly death' to top donors June 10, 2014

    Washington: George R.R. Martin, author of the books that were made into the cult TV saga 'Game of Thrones', has promised a "grisly death" to two donors who give $20,000 to a wolf sanctuary. In a video and statement on the crowdfunding site Prizeo.com, the author calls for donations to the...
  • Snapshot: 'The Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco gets a dramatic pixie haircut June 1, 2014

    After chopping her locks in an angular bob a few months ago, 'The Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco has now got a pixie cut. The 28-year-old actress, who is married tennis pro Ryan Sweeting, looks cute and edgy in her new hairdo. ...
  • Seinfeld Vs Full House: Cast reunions of both sitcoms fail to grab people's attention at the Super Bowl February 3, 2014

    This year's Super Bowl saw reunions of casts from 'Seinfeld' and 'Full House'. However, both the reunions failed to grab the attention of fans during the big game on Sunday. The theme of the 'Seinfeld' mini cast reunion, which is also an advertisement for Jerry Seinfeld's web series 'Comedians in...
  • I'm more secure in being myself now: Oprah Winfrey on turning 60 January 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who celebrated her 60th birthday on January 29, feels more secure in life at this age. Winfrey wrote a letter in her The Oprah magazine recalling some of her biggest moments in life so far, reported Us magazine. "I'm turning 60. I'm alive....
  • A Minute With: Matt LeBlanc on new 'Episodes' and life after 'Friends' January 9, 2014

    Beverly Hills: After winning over audiences and becoming a household name as one of the six lead characters in NBC's hit sitcom 'Friends,' actor Matt LeBlanc has found an unconventional way to carve a new chapter in his career; playing a nastier version of himself. LeBlanc, 46, who spent 10 years...
  • Series 'Better Call Saul' to be a prequel to 'Breaking Bad' January 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Creator of hit television series 'Breaking Bad', Vince Gilligan, said the new series 'Better Call Saul' will be more likely a prequel than a sequel to the show. It took almost two months for 46-year-old Gilligan and writer-producer Peter Gould to lean more towards making it a prequel,...
  • 24: Are TV viewers ready for a flawed hero? October 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Abinay Deo's much awaited TV show '24' is beginning today on Colors TV. The show promises thrilling chase sequences and big budget sets that are usually absent from the small screens. Anil Kapoor is confident that the audiences will relate to his character in his debut TV production '24'...
  • 'Two And A Half Men' renewed without Angus T Jones April 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Popular TV show 'Two And A Half Men' has been renewed for an 11th season but Angus T Jones will not be in the regular series. Both Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer will return for the new series but Jones, who plays Jake Harper, will not be a...
  • Two and a Half Men: Why Charlie Sheen was sacked June 26, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actor Charlie Sheen says his outspoken behaviour led to his ouster from famous sitcom 'Two and a Half Men'. "I started to unravel. I finally just said things I had always been thinking. But in the middle of a psychotic break," the 46-year-old told Playboy magazine. Sheen said he never...
  • 'General Hospital' wins big with 5 Daytime Emmys June 25, 2012

    The Daytime Emmys showered 'General Hospital' with five trophies, including best drama, while giving Regis Philbin a fond farewell as a departing talk-show host. NBC's 'Today' show won as best morning show and the syndicated 'Jeopardy!' was named best game show at the annual ceremony Saturday. 'Live with Regis and Kelly'...
  • Oprah interviews Kardashian-Jenner clan June 12, 2012

    Los Angeles: Oprah Winfrey talks to eight, count 'em, eight Kardashian-Jenner family members in an interview set to air on Winfrey's cable channel, OWN. Winfrey talked to Kris and Bruce Jenner and their combined offspring at their Hidden Hills, Calif home. Also on hand were Khloe Kardashian's husband, Lamar Odom, and...
  • Low-key 'Mad Men' finale gets record audience June 12, 2012

    Cable channel AMC said on Monday that the TV show set in a 1960s New York advertising agency enjoyed its biggest weekly audiences during a season to date, drawing an average 2.6 million U.S. viewers, up 15 percent over last season. "We make 'Mad Men' for the fans. My goal is...
  • 'Good Morning America' anchor has blood disorder June 12, 2012

    Roberts, 51, who expects to undergo a bone marrow transplant this fall with her sister as a donor, learned of the diagnosis on the same day that GMA beat NBC's 'Today' show in viewer ratings for the first time in 16 years, she said in a statement on the network's...
  • Graphic 'Mad Men' suicide kept secret for months June 5, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'Mad Men' actor Jared Harris said on Monday the graphic suicide of his English gentleman TV character Lane Pryce in the season's penultimate episode, was intended as a 'fuck you' gesture to his fellow advertising executives. And in a season of shocks on the Emmy-winning TV drama, Harris said...
  • Judges, not contestants get the cash on TV shows May 18, 2012

    Los Angeles: Time was when TV talent shows set out to turn wannabes into stars. These days? Not so much. It's the celebrity judges who are raking in the cash and using TV contests not only as a way to re-launch a fading career, but to further boost a thriving...
  • Navratilova out of 'Dancing With the Stars' March 28, 2012

    New York: Tennis star Martina Navratilova became the first casualty on 'Dancing With the Stars' 14th season on Tuesday, as judges and the TV show's fans gave her jive to 'Tell Her About It' the thumbs down. Navratilova, dancing with partner Tony Dovolani, was booted from the popular television ballroom contest...
  • 'Idol' contestant disqualified for criminal past March 16, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'American Idol' contestant Jermaine Jones has been disqualified from the top 12 finalists on the No. 1-rated TV singing contest for having four outstanding arrest warrants against him. 'Idol' executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick told Jones he must leave the show based on his criminal past and...
  • Watch: The first teaser of TV series 'Mad Men' February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The teaser of the season 5 of popular American television series 'Mad Men' is out now. Produced by Lionsgate television, the show started on July 19, 2007 and completed the fourth season on October 17, 2010. Set in the America of 1960s, the show has won several awards including...
  • Talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey coming to India January 4, 2012

    Mumbai: American TV mogul and talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey is all set to visit India for the first time. She will be coming to India next month to shoot for her new show on her Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). "YES! I am coming to India next month for 1st time as...
  • Judy Greer to star in 'Two and a Half Men' August 31, 2011

    Los Angeles: Former 'Mad Love' actress Judy Greer is set to play the role of Ashton Kutcher's ex-wife on 'Two and a Half Men'. The 36-year-old actress has been confirmed to star as Bridget, who is in the process of divorcing internet billionaire Walden Schmidt - played by Kutcher - in...
  • Cowell sued by 'X Factor' contestants August 10, 2011

    London: Music mogul Simon Cowell is facing legal action over allegations that he caused "mental anguish" to a pair of contestants who tried for the US version of music reality show "The X Factor". Hyman Marks, 86, and his son Stephen, 54, are suing Cowell over claims that their audition was...
  • Sheridan not returning to 'Desperate Housewives' August 10, 2011

    London: Actress Nicollette Sheridan has dismissed speculation that she will return to hit TV series 'Desperate Housewives' for its grand finale. The 47-year-old actress, who played sexy real estate dealer Edie Britt on the popular comedy drama, insisted that she is not bringing her character back from the dead, Daily Express...
  • 'Jersey Shore' premieres to record audience August 6, 2011

    The fourth season premiere of the hit reality television show Jersey Shore delivered a record 8.8 million viewers, making it MTV's third most watched series telecast of all time, the network said on Friday. The episode, which aired Thursday night and featured the usual antics between Nicole Snooki Polizzi and...
  • Pamela Anderson to feature on Big Brother August 2, 2011

    London: After setting the "Bigg Boss" house in India on fire, "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson has now decided to feature on the British version of the reality show "Big Brother". The 44-year-old is on the brink of signing up for the show, which will go on air Channel 5 this month,...
  • US TV show to highlight South Asian achievers August 2, 2011

    Washington: With the objective of highlighting the extraordinary achievements of ordinary South Asians in the US, a Washington-based Indian-American film maker has launched a weekly television programme. The first episode of the show 'Martini with Manan', aired on MHz Networks, which broadcasts international programming for the Washington DC area, featured Raghavan...