Fox's American Idol was the nation's most-watch prime-time program for the eighth consecutive year, and CBS wound up as the most-watched broadcast network for the eighth time in nine years, according to full-season Nielsen figures released Wednesday.
Josh Lucas is in final negotiations to star in NBC's midseason drama, The Firm, Deadline reports.
Lucas, 39, would play Mitchell McDeere in the series, the role originally played by Tom Cruise in the 1993 film of the same name. The show and the film are both based on...
Is there hope for The Event? More than two weeks after NBC pulled the plug on the ratings-challenged sci-fi drama, Entertainment Weekly reports that sister channel SyFy is considering turning Season 2 into a miniseries.
However, Craig Engler, senior vice president and general manager of SyFy Digital, rebuffed the report on Twitter shortly after the story was published Wednesday. "To answer some questions I've been getting, at this time we have...
Shaquille O'Neal announced he is retiring from professional basketball on his Twitter account Wednesday.
The 39-year-old wrote "I'm retiring" and linked to a video that showed him sitting down at an office desk. "We did it. 19 years, baby. I want to thank you very much," a smiling O'Neal said in the video. "That's why I'm telling you first that I'm about to...
Clarice Taylor, best known for playing Cliff Huxtable's mom on The Cosby Show, has died, People reports. She was 93.
Taylor was surrounded by her family when passed away Monday from heart failure.
Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel
Showing that America loves aspiring amateurs even in summer, America's Got Talent Season 6 premiere got an average of 14.97 million people tuning in — its most-watched debut ever.
America's Got Talent
On Tuesday, America's Got Talent returned to NBC for its sixth season. Among the offerings in this gentlest of freak shows was a guy whose shtick was that he was way too old and way too white to be singing Taio Cruz's "Dynamite." But mostly, he was way too uncoordinated: He fell off the stage in what seemed like a planned bit that nonetheless had the judges clutching their pearls and banging on their buzzers...
Haley Reinhart, American Idol
American Idol's Haley Reinhart may have looked upset about her third-place finish, but the 20-year-old singer says she was OK with her dismissal.
"I've never really been upset," she tells TVGuide.com. "There's always going to be a state of shock when you get to that point [but] all in all, I was at peace with it."