ABC's upcoming daytime series The Chew is a topical, View-style talk show all about food, and already it's embroiled in controversy. Why? Because it will replace All My Children, which goes off the air next month, and soap opera fans aren't exactly excited about the trade-off.
"The only thing harder than creating a hit show is knowing when to end it," Marc Cherry, creator of Desperate Housewives, told critics Sunday at ABC's fall previews. "I am also aware of people overstaying their welcome. I didn't want that to happen to Desperate Housewives. I wanted to go out when the network still saw us as a viable show and a force to contend with. We felt from a creative standpoint that this was the right time. I feel so good about it."
Desperate Housewives To End This Season
His statements came just minutes after ...
Friday Night Lights, Parks and Recreation, Game Of Thrones
Critics sure do love the underdogs. Friday Night Lights, which didn't receive Emmy attention until its final two seasons, won the Program of the Year award for its final season at the Television Critics Association Awards on Saturday night.
Game of Thrones, which was one of the most buzzed-about new shows of the year, was named...
How did Rescue Me co-creator and executive producer Peter Tolan celebrate the show's final panel at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews? He dropped his pants, of course.
Rescue Me's final season: Can Tommy Gavin survive?
In typical Rescue Me fashion, the panel began as a semi-serious discussion of the show's final season and its legacy before turning crazy....
Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson, Danny Devito and Rob McElhenney
Rob McElhenney had just one objective for the new season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but it was a big one.
"I tried to look as ugly as possible, basically," he said of his remarkable 50-pound weight gain for Season 7. So what exactly compelled the star to transform his alter-ego's normally fit physique into something a little flabbier? "It came when...
Seth Rogen will play the infamous Dirty Randy on The League's Season 3 premiere, producers revealed Saturday at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews.
Creators and executive producers Jackie and Jeff Schaffer promised fans last year that they would reveal the oft-mentioned, but never-seen friend of Rafic(Jason Mantzoukas)if the comedy was picked up for a third season.
The League creators talk Season 3
"As the legend of Dirty Randy grew among our fans — is that Dirty Randy? Is that a shot of Dirty Randy? — we realized we really have to...
American Horror Story, Connie Britton
In upcoming FX series American Horror Story, the fragile, damaged Harmon family moves to Los Angeles to start over. The problem? Their new house appears to be haunted. Series creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy knows what you're thinking: Why don't they just move?
"'Why do they stay in the house?' We really thought about that a lot.
Jane Lynch will be the host of the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards — not her Glee alter ego Sue Sylvester.
Glee's Jane Lynch on her next role: Emmy host
"I think a little bit of Sue Sylvester goes a long way," Lynch said at the Television Critics Association press fall TV preview Friday. "There are some Sue ideas floating around out there, but I think we'll leave her track suit on the Paramount lot."
As for what we will see...