I grew up watching fishing shows on TV – Roland Martin, Bill Dance, the Lindner brothers on “In-Fishermen” and Flip Pallot on “The Walker’s Cay Chronicles.”
Due to unprecedented events taking place in the United States and around the world, a lot of us may be finding ourselves staying home more than usual these days. And we’ll be needing things to watch – not just movies, which kill maybe two hours or so, but multiseason TV shows in which we can…
Anyone who thinks that “binge watching” is a new phenomenon in the age of Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes has clearly never watched TV with a preschooler.
GRAND RAPIDS — When another season of “American Idol” kicks off this Sunday, the first group of episodes will, of course, be about all the contestants auditioning for their chance to be the next “Idol.”
A Holland author and her fellow explorers from the Michigan Shipwreck Research Association (MSRA) will be featured next week on the Discovery Channel’s popular television show “Expedition Unknown,” starring archaeologist Josh Gates.
It’s telling that the two words being attached to Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV halftime show are “disgusting” and “empowering.”
The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes' technically dazzling World War I tale "1917" won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino's radiant Los Angeles fable "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywo…
On Halloween, the TV viewer’s thoughts shift from the usual prestige drama to things that go bump in the night. While the likes of “The Walking Dead,” “American Horror Story,” “Castle Rock” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” are among the higher-profile offerings from TV’s ongoing love aff…
LOS ANGELES — Devoted "Game of Thrones" fans who've watched and re-watched all 73 episodes of the HBO series, and read and reread all 4,000 pages of the books by George R.R. Martin, will at long last get the ending they've craved with the series' eighth and final season that starts Sunday.
The Super Bowl has stood as the pinnacle of professional football for 53 years, but over time, the day itself has morphed into an even grander stage for cultural statements made through marketing and entertainment.
NEW YORK — This year's Super Bowl ads are designed to entertain and go down easy, as Stella Artois brings back Carrie Bradshaw and "The Dude" and the Backstreet Boys and Chance the Rapper remix the 1990s classic "I Want It That Way" for Doritos.
NEW YORK (AP) — Have you heard the one about the girl who didn't care about Christmas but found herself in a small town for the holidays surrounded by decorations, cookies and carolers, and found a new boyfriend and her Christmas spirit by Dec. 25? Hallmark Channel has, and they're airing 22…
In the early moments of last Sunday’s “American Idol” season opener — shortly after a Disney-ish, when-you-wish-upon-a-star voiceover cameo by Carrie Underwood — the familiar mug of Ryan Seacrest appears on screen and declares, “It’s the dawn of a new era!”
NEW YORK — After a year of political and cultural upheaval, Super Bowl advertisers appear to be pulling back from themes of unity in favor of in-game stunts and ads that aim for the heart — and in some cases even lower.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News fired longtime "Today" show host Matt Lauer on Wednesday for "inappropriate sexual behavior," making him the second morning television show personality to lose his job because of sexual misconduct charges in a week.
Recently, the entertainment business began shifting more of its attention toward television series that can be digested in binges by audiences that would rather stay at home and use Netflix or Hulu than pay for overpriced movie tickets and popcorn.
LOS ANGELES — "American Idol," which gave the world Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson, has one more chance to mint a star before it fades into TV and music history.
LOS ANGELES — It started on June 11, 2002, with a couple of unfamiliar hosts posing in an empty theater and making an overblown declaration to TV viewers.