Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood
The CMA Awards are held to celebrate the best in country music, but it was pop stars Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor who stole the spotlight atWednesday's ceremony.
As we're reminded most recently by Gracepoint, Fox's so-so remake of the brilliant mystery series Broadchurch (shown here on BBC America), the British seem to have a knack for executing certain genres with more sophisticated aplomb. That includes the adult spy thriller, of which BBC America's six-part The Game (Wednesday, 10/9c) is an especially taut specimen.
It seems like just yesterday that NBC's The Sound of Music Live! sent Twitter into overdrive as viewers dispatched snarky tweets about...
Television audiences are used to shows based on books or films. And they've reluctantly been subjected to series based on blogs or Twitter feeds. Well TV fans better get used to seeing a lot more rusty pickup trucks, empty beer cans, and the Stars and Stripes on their screens, because now there is a series in the works based on a country song.
Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher
Carrie Underwood and her husband, Nashville Predators player Mike Fisher, are about to be proud parents.
Carrie Underwood took home the top prize at Wednesday's CMT Music Awards, winning Video of the Year for "See You Again."
The event, which took place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, was hosted byVeronica Mars star Kristen Bell for the third year in a row.
Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl
The heart of rock & roll really is still beating.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame staged its 29th annual induction ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn back in April, and HBO will air excerpts of the event on Saturday. This year's inductees spanned six decades of music, including Nirvana, KISS, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, the E Street Band and, for the first time ever, two managers: The Beatles' Brian Epstein and The Rolling Stones' Andrew Loog Oldham.
Here are 10 highlights from the ceremony that will be shown on Saturday's special — as well as five backstage moments that viewers won't get to see:
Kerry Washington, Benedict Cumberbatch
Kerry Washington, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Orange Is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan are among the 100 Most Influential People, according to Time magazine.
NBC headed into midseason last year with plenty of momentum — only to see its fortunes collapse as The Voice took a winter nap and new hit Revolution went on hiatus.
Lesson learned. Not taking this fall's solid ratings for granted, NBC will bring its new smash, The Blacklist, back in January before taking a break for the Olympics. And the Winter Games will provide a ratings boost as well as a broad platform on which to market the network's upcoming series.
Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer
NBC is bumping its annual airing of It's a Wonderful Life by a week in favor of an encore presentation of The Sound of Music Live!