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    ‘Dallas’ Star Ken Kercheval Dies at 83

    Ken Kercheval, who is remembered for playing J.R. Ewing’s rival Cliff Barnes both on the original version of “Dallas” on CBS and the recent remake on TNT, died in his Indiana hometown on April 21, according to a local funeral home. He was 83 and he passed away of complications from pneumonia. Besides Larry Hagman […]

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    ABC Renews ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for Season 15

    ABC, not surprisingly, has picked up veteran medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” for a 15th season. The network has not confirmed how many new episodes will air in 2018-19, but the assumption is 22 to 24. “‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has a special place in my heart and millions of viewers feel the same way,” said ABC Entertainment […]

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    CBS Renews ‘Criminal Minds’ for 2016-17

    CBS, as expected, has picked-up Wednesday night drama “Criminal Minds” for a 12th season. The order is for a full season (an expected 22-episodes), and series stars Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J. Cook and Kirsten Vangsness are all expected to return. Mark Gordon, Erica Messer and Breen Frazier are executive producers for […]

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    USA Network Rebrands as ‘We The Bold’

    FROM CAMPAIGN US: Known for respectable-performing yet cookie-cutter procedural dramas like “Monk,” “Covert Affairs,” “Psych” and “Royal Pains,” the challenge for USA Network has always been getting anyone to take notice. The average viewer has traditionally skewed older than the young demo advertisers covet. And the network’s potpourri of product just hasn’t been able to […]

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    CBS Renews ‘NCIS’ for Two More Seasons

    CBS has issued a two-season renewal to veteran “NCIS,” taking it through the 2017-18 season (and 15 seasons). Historically, this will place “NCIS” in a tie with “ER” as the fifth longest scripted drama in the history of television behind “Gunsmoke” and “Law & Order,” which is tied at 20 seasons, “Law & Order: SVU” […]

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