On the surface, The Defenders may seem like just another courtroom drama, but the new CBS series stems from very unusual source material: a documentary.
"The documentary was done by Harry and Joe Gantz, who spent a few months with a pair of Las Vegas real-life attorneys Michael Cristalli and Marc Saggese, who are kind of role models for our series in which we base a lot of the fun of Nick and Pete," executive producer Greg Walker said at the Television Critics Association fall preview.
Originally pitched as a reality series, The Defenders was...
Former ABC Entertainment Group president Stephen McPherson was being investigated for sexual harassment by the network when he abruptly exited the company Tuesday after six years, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
"Upon Steve McPherson returning to work from his vacation on Monday, he made a voluntary decision to resign and ABC accepted his resignation. It is not uncommon for high level executives to be the subject of...
Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Simon Helberg
In its three years on the air, The Big Bang Theory has already survived the writers' strike and three timeslot changes. So how do the show's producers feel about leading off a new Thursday night comedy block this fall?
"It's almost like we're re-launching the show," co-creator and executive producer Chuck Lorre said at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews. "It feels like a do-over in a way."
CBS added just five new prime-time series to its fall lineup, but Big Bang's move after three seasons on Monday has been one of the most talked-about changes to the network's schedule. CBS made the decision to provide a solid lead-in to new fall comedy S#*! My Dad Says...
After putting fan favorites against newcomers, and heroes against villains, Survivor is adding a new twist for Season 21: old vs. young.
Survivor: Nicaragua, which premieres Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 8/7c, will divide the competition into ...
ABC Entertainment Group President Stephen McPherson resigned Tuesday after more than six years with the company.
"I want to thank the wonderful team of individuals who have worked with me throughout my time here and wish them nothing but the best," McPherson said in a statement from ABC Entertainment.
In a statement from his personal rep, he said he planned to announce his future plans shortly. "While I will continue with my ongoing wine business, I'll also reveal...
So I have to admit, I am not a huge fan of these "Men Tell All" reunion specials, especially when they get dragged out for two hours. So, in the interest of everyone, I am going to skip over the many clip shows and retrospectives to get to the good quotes from the guys. All of this (except for the hilarious gag reel at the end of the show) is stuff we've already seen before anyways.