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Some highlights of CBS' moves in its schedule for next season.
CBS' prime-time schedule for the fall:
CBS on Wednesday revealed a few nips and tucks it is planning next season for what is already network television's most successful schedule, including adding a comedy with Robin Williams playing an unorthodox advertising executive with Sarah Michelle Gellar as his daughter.
The slow, lingering demise of "Smash" has felt more like a punch to the gut to the folks on Broadway.
Univision Communications said Tuesday that it is pairing with filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on the English-language El Rey television network that is geared to young viewers and scheduled to debut this December.
Some highlights of ABC's moves in its schedule for next season.
ABC's prime-time schedule for the fall:
With broadcast networks unveiling their new schedules, the television industry is focused on potential ratings hits next season.
ABC is cutting its aging "Dancing With the Stars" back to two hours and one night next season, creating a slot for a new drama series based on the Marvel Comics world that's aimed at expanding the network's audience, its programming chief said Tuesday.
PBS says the fourth season of "Downton Abbey" will begin in January and run for eight weeks.
As "The Office" airs its series finale after eight years on NBC, the time feels right to salute the show that spawned it.
Bill Hader is leaving "Saturday Night Live" after an eight-year run.
Some highlights of Fox's moves in its schedule for next season, released on Monday.
Fox's prime-time schedule for the fall:
Fox, facing the ebbing ratings power of "American Idol," is betting big on its first miniseries showcase starting with a limited-edition "24," and shows from heavyweight producers Seth MacFarlane and J.J. Abrams to invigorate its schedule.
Barbara Walters said Monday that retirement from her epochal television career is near, but it's not happening right away.
Some highlights of NBC's moves in its schedule for next season.
Ryan Seacrest will produce a new music series for the Spanish-speaking Telemundo network that will feature two established artists competing against each other for the audience's vote.
NBC's prime-time schedule for the fall:
NBC will try to awaken the ghosts of past dominance on Thursday night by making it a "family night" of television bolstered by the additions of Sean Hayes and Michael J. Fox.
Seth Meyers is moving from his "Weekend Update" desk to his own late night show on NBC.
NBC is giving the public more than just a new slate of programming. There are prizes to be had, too.
The ratings are down. Randy Jackson is out. Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj are still at it.
Dallas Seavey knows what it's like to mush across the wilds of Alaska. Now it remains to be seen how he survives being dropped off in the middle of that wilderness and navigates his way out without the help of a dog team.
ABC is planning a spinoff of its fairytale drama "Once Upon a Time" for next season as well as an action-adventure series based on the Marvel Comics universe. That show, "S.H.I.E.L.D.," comes from hit-maker Joss Whedon.
NBC pulled the plug Friday on Brian Williams' newsmagazine "Rock Center" after a short, troubled life in which it failed to find a consistent home on the network's prime-time schedule.
Bravo's hit cooking competition show "Top Chef" is heading to New Orleans.
NBC is ordering up a new comedy for next season from "Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence and an updating of the '70s cop drama "Ironside."
As a child in Puerto Rico, Ismael Cruz was delighted by the colorful characters in "Sesame Street," who not only entertained and educated him, but helped him learn "inglés." He could not have imagined that two decades later he would be playing with them in front of the cameras.
Top CBS News anchor Scott Pelley delivered a tongue-lashing to fellow journalists on Friday, urging them to worry less about the "vanity" of being first on a story and more about being right.
CBS says "The Young and the Restless" will broadcast a tribute to Jeanne Cooper, the veteran star of the daytime drama who died earlier this week. It is scheduled to air May 28.
"American Idol" finalist Angie Miller won't be tickling the ivories on this season's final showdown.
Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson will have prominent roles in new television series that NBC has decided to air next season.
The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television.
PBS' fall schedule will examine President John F. Kennedy's life and his death 50 years ago through a modern lens, part of the network's increased emphasis on relevance, its programming chief said.
A futuristic drama from producer-writer J.J. Abrams of "Lost" and the "Star Trek" movie franchise and a comedy with Andy Samberg of "Saturday Night Live" fame as a carefree police detective will be on Fox's new schedule, the network said.
NBC's long-running "The Office" was a faux documentary about cubicle life. The Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin Paper Co. didn't exist.
CNN is planning an unscripted series about Chicago that will be executive-produced by Robert Redford.
Against all odds, "The Killing" lives.
Listeners to public radio's "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" have the chance to connect host Peter Sagal's voice to his face - and brush up on the U.S. Constitution.
It hasn't been an easy road for the three final "American Idol" contestants.
The "bad boys" are on the move. The Saturday night television fixture "Cops" is leaving Fox after 25 years and will be shown on the Spike network.
Charlie Sheen has been far too busy with his at-home drug rehab project lately to spend much time reading his contract. But he seems sure of one thing: It contains no provision that says he can’t enjoy himself as he pleases.
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