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Bob Schiller, veteran 'I Love Lucy' writer, dies at 98

Bob Schiller, a comedy writer whose credits reach back to TV's infancy, including "I Love Lucy," and later, "Maude," ''All in the Family" and "The Carol Burnett Show," has died. He was 98. ...

CBS holds its ratings lead in Week 2 of the new fall season

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS continued to reign in the prime-time ratings race in the second week of the new fall season, Nielsen said. Overall, CBS averaged 8.6 million viewers, with NBC the...

'Robot Chicken' hatches a dead-on 'Walking Dead' spoof

NEW YORK (AP) — Chickens clucking the doleful "Walking Dead" theme offer up an early hint that what's ahead will be offbeat and funny. "The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look W...

2 sides of Tim Roth on display in his pair of TV projects

NEW YORK (AP) — Popular film and TV actor Tim Roth has played a lot of bad guys. In movies ranging from "Reservoir Dogs" and "The Hateful Eight" to "Hoodlum" and "The Incredible Hulk," the British-bor...

Fox's 'Family Guy' launches Season 16 on Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox's animated series "Family Guy" lives to lampoon human nature and human frailties. That's not about to change as it begins its 16th season. The season premiere wil...

All opposed? Jordan Klepper's 'Opposition' spoof sure is

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Klepper's new Comedy Central series, "The Opposition," aims to rally a rash of outrageous world views. Klepper is a former correspondent for Comedy Central's f...

Anthony Rapp embarks, thrilled, on 'Star Trek: Discovery'

NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Trek" has always promoted diversity and tolerance. Now, a half-century after the original "Star Trek" premiered, a new "Star Trek" arrives with its mission unch...

Emmycast shows women can do it for themselves, and everyone

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy statuette depicts a winged woman. This year's Emmy telecast celebrated a TV season in which women, as never before, were able to soar. The winning drama seri...

Stephen Colbert: A smooth Emmy host while roughing up Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — If President Donald Trump's ears have been burning thanks to late-night TV, they must have sizzled Sunday as Stephen Colbert hosted the Emmy Awards. Colbert has boost...

McBride and Goggins return as 'Vice Principals' class act

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Danny McBride doesn't look at his projects as either strictly comedy or drama. McBride, who stars in the HBO series "Vice Principals," says he uses broad comedy...

Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a different Sean Spicer who paid a visit to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday night. This was a smiling, chill Spicer, in marked contrast to the six hot-temp...

'Sopranos' mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on "The Sopranos," has died. He was 80. Vincent died peacefully...

Billy Eichner: from 'Street' life to 'American Horror Story'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many viewers discovered Billy Eichner as the manic quizmaster accosting New York pedestrians with nonsense questions on "Billy on the Street." But along the way, E...

A bit of Emmy drama: Which nominee will be named Best Drama?

NEW YORK (AP) — Year after year, too many Emmy categories are laden with expected and oft-repeated winners. No drama then, when the envelope is torn. But there is drama ahead in the ...

Seth MacFarlane takes off on his space odyssey 'The Orville'

NEW YORK (AP) — Seth MacFarlane is well-known as the comedy bad boy behind cheeky hits such as the long-running animated sitcom "Family Guy" and the two "Ted" films. Now he's on a ne...