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Football Star Donald Driver is New ‘Dancing’ Champ

May 23, 2012 in WDAZ

LOS ANGELES (AP) He already has a Super Bowl ring, and now football star Donald Driver can add the “Dancing With the Stars” mirrorball trophy to his awards collection.
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Comedy is king again on network television

May 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The resurgence of situation comedies is the clearest trend to emerge from TV’s helter-skelter week of fall schedule announcements that just concluded. ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC will have 30 half-hour comedies on the air at the beginning of next season 32 by November compared to 17 at the opening of a new season five years ago. Continue Reading

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‘GMA’ Poised to Snap Long ‘Today’ Winning Streak

April 16, 2012 in WDAZ

NEW YORK (AP) The 16-year ratings dominance of NBC’s “Today” show, one of television’s most epic streaks, has apparently ended. Continue Reading

Kimmel to host 64th Primetime Emmy Awards

March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The star and executive producer of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” will host the Emmy Awards ceremony on Sept. 23 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Mistrial declared in Nicollette Sheridan’s ‘Desperate Housewives’ firing case

March 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A judge declared a mistrial today in Nicollette Sheridan’s wrongful termination trial after the jury deadlocked, leaving an unresolved finale to a trial that focused on the behind-the-scenes intrigue and personalities of TV’s “Desperate Housewives.” Continue Reading

VIDEO: ‘How do you not love her?’ ABC’s ‘GMA’ on Marilyn

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“She’s probably the most famous restaurant critic in America right now,” Alan Sytsma, editor of New York magazine, said in this ABC “Good Morning America” report on Herald columnist Marilyn Hagerty and her GrandForksHerald.com Eatbeat Olive Garden column that went viral in recent days. Added a smiling ABC reporter Dan Kloeffler after his report finished: “How do you not love her?” Continue Reading

‘GCB’ a safe bet for ABC

March 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“GCB” tells the story of Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bibb), who, while living in Southern California, saw her marriage end in scandal and her bank account implode. Accompanied by her two teen children, she reluctantly returns home to Dallas to stay with her mother (Annie Potts), a woman named Gigi who lives in an opulent mansion. Continue Reading

20 QUESTIONS: Miriam Shor of new ABC series ‘GCB’

February 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Miriam Shor plays Cricket Caruth-Reilly, a hot powerful real estate agent in Dallas whose husband, Blake, is gay, in ABC’s new comedy, “GCB,” premiering Sunday. Continue Reading

TV: ‘Revenge’ plays out a plot twist

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nothing says romance like an engagement party that ends with a body on the beach. Or so goes the thinking at ABC’s “Revenge,” which has taken 15 episodes to get back to the point where it began last fall, managing to plop that pivotal hour into the middle of February sweeps and into a week dominated by hearts and flowers. Continue Reading

TV: ‘Revenge’ plays out a plot twist

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nothing says romance like an engagement party that ends with a body on the beach. Or so goes the thinking at ABC’s “Revenge,” which has taken 15 episodes to get back to the point where it began last fall, managing to plop that pivotal hour into the middle of February sweeps and into a week dominated by hearts and flowers. Continue Reading