Television

Letterman's 'Late Show' extends invite to ex-rival Leno: report

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LOS ANGELES - Comedian David Letterman's CBS "Late Show" reportedly has invited his former late-night television arch rival Jay Leno to appear as a guest on the program before Letterman retires from TV in May.

TV satire burns bright as Israeli election 'campfire'

HERZLIYA, Israel - When Israelis gather around the water cooler to discuss their March 17 election, odds are the conversation will turn to a television satire that has caught even U.S. President Barack Obama's notice in the past.

27 Jan 2015

Golden Globes television audience dips to 19.3 million

LOS ANGELES - The television audience for Sunday's 72nd Golden Globe Awards dipped to 19.3 million as comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Hollywood awards show for the third and final time, NBC said on Monday.

12 Jan 2015

Greg Plitt, fitness model and TV actor, killed by train

- Fitness model and television actor Greg Plitt was struck and killed by a commuter train in Burbank, California, on Saturday while filming on the tracks, police said on Sunday.

U.S., 18 Jan 2015

'Man Seeking Woman' navigates 'minefield' of Millennial dating

LOS ANGELES - Getting dumped by his long-term girlfriend is not the worst of Josh Greenberg's problems. Now he has to enter the highly complex, rule-filled dating world, and things are about to get really ugly.

14 Jan 2015

New shows 'Transparent', 'The Affair' take top TV Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Two fresh new series, Showtime's "The Affair" and Amazon's "Transparent," were catapulted into the spotlight on Sunday at Hollywood's Golden Globe awards, taking home the night's honors for best television drama and comedy.

12 Jan 2015

Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' set for September debut, CBS says

LOS ANGELES - Stephen Colbert will debut as the new host of CBS Corp's "Late Show," on Sept. 8, the U.S. broadcast television network said on Monday.

12 Jan 2015

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson join second season of FX's 'Fargo'

LOS ANGELES - Actors Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Jean Smart will be taking leading roles in the second season of FX's hit miniseries "Fargo," the network said on Thursday, joining previously announced cast members Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.

08 Jan 2015

Netflix renews historical epic 'Marco Polo' for second season

PASADENA, Calif. - The historical epic "Marco Polo" will get a second 10-episode season on Netflix, the online streaming service said on Wednesday.

Media 07 Jan 2015

Welcome Back: Travolta takes first starring TV gig since 'Kotter'

LOS ANGELES - John Travolta will be returning to television in a starring role for the first time since 1970s comedy "Welcome Back, Kotter" in a miniseries about the murder trial of football star O.J. Simpson, U.S. cable network FX said on Wednesday.

People, Media 07 Jan 2015