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TCA 2013

Lisa Kudrow Previews ‘The Comeback’ Return, Valerie Cherish in 2014

After screening a quick clip of the revived HBO series, Kudrow and co-creator Michael Patrick King talk about where the update finds her alter ego, though nobody seem particularly optimistic about…

Dreaming of a More Modern PBS

"Downton Abbey" is the pride of PBS - along with all of its uplifting and smart "good for you" programming - but it wouldn't hurt the public broadcaster to be more contemporary, argues THR's chief TV…

Marvin Hamlisch’s Widow Discusses Late Composer’s Unpublished Works

Speaking about the EGOT-winning music icon's PBS documentary, Terre Blair Hamlisch says her husband's unheard works fill a room and predicts future success for uncelebrated musicals "Smile" and "The…

JFK Docs Drawing On New Footage During Week of Special PBS Programming

Dedicated episodes of "American Experience," "NOVA" and "Secrets of the Dead" will anchor the public broadcaster's coverage surrounding the 50th anniversary of the president's assassination.

Charlie Rose, ‘Intellectual Athlete,’ Talks Naps and Mining Archives for New PBS Series

As the public broadcaster trots out slightly revamped news efforts, including new "PBS Newshour" co-anchors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, one of the busiest men in journalism tells the TCA about how…

TCA: 10 Key Takeaways for Fall TV

Prepare for the "Dads" backlash (oops, racist jokes!), "event" marketing and more network swipes at Netflix.

‘Downton Abbey’ Cast Talks Season 4, Mourning Matthew and the Series’ Future

A quintet of the British drama's leading ladies appears at the TCA to screen new footage, promise character evolution and talk moving forward: "As far as we know, we're all doing series five next…

Journey Members Reflect on Importance of ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Glee,’ Talk PBS Doc

Plugging "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey," the rockers say prominent TV placement for their anthems came during a "dark" time.

PBS Chief on ‘Downton Abbey’ Delay: If It’s Not Broke, Don’t Fix It

Again addressing the smash hit airing stateside several months after its U.K. premiere, Paula Kerger says it has been beneficial to ratings -- while admitting she's less certain about imports…

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff to Co-Anchor ‘PBS NewsHour’

The duo, who fronted special election coverage during the 2012 season, expand their roles at the public broadcaster -- also serving as managing editors.

Cullen Brothers, James Caan Preview ABC’s ‘Back in the Game’

The brothers wrote the role specifically for Caan, noting that the series is something of an homage to their late "horrifying" father and former baseball coach.

‘Agents of SHIELD’ Cast, Creators on Movie Synergy, Joss Whedon’s Involvement

The cast and creators field burning questions about the Marvel series during ABC's day at TCA.