Nov 09, 2010 06:06 EST
`Criminal Intent' star expresses relief over conviction of stalker in NY case. "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" star Kathryn Erbe says she's relieved by the guilty verdict against a man accused of stalking her.
Nov 05, 2010 18:39 EDT
NY jury convicts Pa. man on 1 of 2 counts charging him with stalking 'Law & Order' star Erbe. A fan of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" was convicted Friday of stalking Kathryn Erbe, who plays the show's star detective, by posting threatening comments and photos on the Internet.
Nov 02, 2010 16:50 EDT
Fox wins for first time in TV season that's been dismal so far, ending CBS' streak. Even though Fox ended CBS' season-opening winning streak in the ratings, there have been few reasons for its executives to be gleeful this fall.
Nov 02, 2010 16:12 EDT
A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Oct. 25-31. Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Oct. 25-31. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Oct 29, 2010 12:31 EDT
'Modern Family' line suggesting Peru backward, violent, irks South American nation. Peruvians are miffed over a "Modern Family" episode in which a character suggests that the Andean nation is full of backward, violent people.
Oct 26, 2010 20:00 EDT
'It's time to stand up for our friends,' Whoopi Goldberg says in a new ad for Fight Back NY. ?It's time to stand up for our friends,? Whoopi Goldberg says in a new ad for Fight Back NY. ?Here in New York there are a couple of things we like to call no-brainers: avoiding Times Square on New Year's Eve, rooting for the Yankees, and standing up for your friends.? Goldberg's friends are gay men and lesbians who cannot marry in New York. And in a new gay marriage ad, the 54-year-old actress-comedian-talk show host urges New Yorkers to oust state senators who last year rejected a gay marriage bill. ?See, now is the time to stand up for our friends,? Goldberg adds. ?And really, darling, it's a no-brainer.? (The video is embedded in the right panel of this page.) Goldberg joins Sex in the City 2 star Cynthia Nixon, actress Rosie Perez, Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and 30 Rock's Alec Baldwin in joining the fight to oust senators opposed to gay marriage. In her ad, Perez says New Yor
Oct 20, 2010 20:00 EDT
The kids from 'Modern Family' and cast members Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Ty Burrell appear in a new PSA for GLSEN. The kids from ABC's comedy hit Modern Family and cast members Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Ty Burrell appear in a new PSA for GLSEN. The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), which works to combat anti-gay behavior and bias in schools, recruited members of the ABC comedy hit to help pitch its Safe Space Campaign, which aims to place a GLSEN Safe Space Kit in every middle and high school in the country. In the video released Wednesday, Ferguson, who is openly gay, says he was bullied so badly as a teen that he was forced to move to another school. Also appearing in the PSA are three of the Modern Family kids: Ariel Winter, Rico Rodriguez and Nolan Gould. ?A Safe Space is a place where nobody judges you,? Gould says. ?Where you're safe from bullying or anything that you think is bad,? Rodriguez adds. ?Please visit SafeSpaceKit.com,? Burrell says. ?Help us put a Sa
Oct 19, 2010 20:00 EDT
Alec Baldwin is livid that the state of New York won't allow him to marry Jesse Tyler Ferguson, never mind, Baldwin says, that he's straight. Alec Baldwin is livid that the state of New York won't allow him to marry Jesse Tyler Ferguson, never mind, Baldwin says, that he's straight. The 52-year-old star of NBC's comedy hit 30 Rock wants New Yorkers to oust the senators who voted against legalizing gay marriage last year because Ferguson, star of the ABC comedy hit Modern Family, has a crush on him. Baldwin is responding to a video Ferguson recorded for Fight Back NY. In the video, Ferguson says, ?I have a crush on someone.? That someone is Baldwin. ?He doesn't know it yet, but we are going to get married.? An off-camera voice, however, breaks the news to Ferguson that Baldwin is straight. ?Why would you spring this on me here?? a brokenhearted Ferguson rhetorically asks. But Baldwin, straight as he may be, is prepared to walk down the aisle with Ferguson. ?As a result of this video, a
Oct 10, 2010 20:00 EDT
ABC's comedy hit 'Modern Family' was honored Friday night at the sixth annual GLSEN Respect Awards held in Los Angeles. ABC's comedy hit Modern Family was honored Friday night at the sixth annual Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Respect Awards held in Los Angeles. GLSEN works to combat anti-gay behavior and bias in schools. The Emmy-winning sitcom, which features a gay couple, played by Eric Stonestreet and openly gay Jesse Tyler Ferguson, raising their adoptive daughter, was recognized for its portrayal of a ?diverse American family.? Stars attending the event spoke out on anti-gay bullying. ?As a mother, you can relate to how difficult it should be for a mother to have a kid that has experienced the situations with bullying. You know gay, or lesbian, or for ethnicity,? Modern Family star Sofia Vergara told reporters. ?As human beings, we have to respect each other, and tolerate everything.? Rob Reiner, who has played a critical role in a lawsuit challenging Califo
Oct 09, 2010 07:17 EDT
Sitcom 'Modern Family' honored for its portrayal of diverse America. It was a night to celebrate, but the mood was subdued on the arrivals line at the GLSEN Respect Awards, presented by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.
Oct 08, 2010 14:30 EDT
Kathryn Erbe returns to `Law & Order: Criminal Intent' for 10th and final season. USA Network says Kathryn Erbe is coming back to "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" for the drama's 10th and final season.
Oct 08, 2010 14:24 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Popular U.S. Web video service Hulu is prepared to raise as much as $300 million in an initial public offering likely to be led by Morgan Stanley, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Oct 08, 2010 06:07 EDT
Group that fosters understanding for gay students saluting `Modern Family' at awards show. "Modern Family," the Emmy award-winning comedy with two gay partners and their adopted baby among its cast of characters, will be saluted by a tolerance group for the TV show's openhearted view of families.
Sep 29, 2010 20:00 EDT
Appearing in a new video urging New Yorkers to support the legalization of gay marriage, actress Rosie Perez targets anti-gay marriage senators. Appearing in a new video urging New Yorkers to support the legalization of gay marriage, actress Rosie Perez targets anti-gay marriage senators. In the new video for Fight Back NY, Perez specifically targets New York State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., the Senate's most vocal opponent of gay marriage. The political action committee is working to oust New York senators who voted against a gay marriage bill last year. ?I'm extremely disappointed with your position on this matter,? Perez says to Diaz. ?With all due respect, sir, your stand represents a lack of justice and equality on this issue. Please take note: You are not speaking for the majority of New York Latinos.? ?Where I'm from, they got this saying: 'Whatever creams your Twinkie.' You know what I'm saying? Live and let live,? Perez says. The group has already claimed victory against two sena
Sep 29, 2010 14:22 EDT
TechBits: Hulu Plus on Roku; Gmail gets chronological; IMDb redesign; Microsoft dumps Spaces. Hulu Plus, the $10-per-month online TV subscription service, will soon be available for users of Roku Inc. set-top boxes and TiVo Inc. subscribers who purchase its newest Premiere digital video recorders.
Sep 29, 2010 10:09 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Good Wife" is getting a gay brother; new teen TV show "Hellcats" features a lesbian cheerleader; and as for "True Blood" -- TV watchers now need two hands to count the vampires who will suck the blood of either gender.
Sep 28, 2010 19:10 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS won the first week of the new U.S. TV season, but big investments by struggling NBC in new scripted shows paid off with the network seeing the biggest year-to-year growth of its four broadcast rivals.
Sep 27, 2010 20:00 EDT
'Glee' creator Ryan Murphy and the 'The Kids Are Alright' are among the honorees at PFLAG's first annual LA Event. Glee creator Ryan Murphy and the The Kids Are Alright are among the honorees at Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays' (PFLAG) first annual L.A. Event fundraiser. Murphy, who is openly gay, will receive the group's National Outstanding Award for creating, writing and directing FX's plastic surgery drama Nip/Tuck and Fox's musical-comedy Glee, now in its second season. The romantic comedy hit The Kids Are Alright, which stars Julianne Moore and Annette Bening as a lesbian couple raising two children in suburban America, will receive the group's National Outstanding Motion Picture Award. The Friday, October 1 rooftop party at the London Hotel in Los Angeles will be hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet, who play a gay couple in ABC's comedy hit Modern Family. Also attending the event will be Glee star Jane Lynch, a co-chair of the benefit, and actr
Sep 21, 2010 17:24 EDT
Vincent D'Onofrio returns to `Law & Order: Criminal Intent' for season 10. "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" is coming back for its tenth ? and possibly last ? season with former star Vincent D'Onofrio on board.
Sep 16, 2010 08:29 EDT
List of top 15 cable programs in the Nielsen ratings for Sept. 6-12. Rankings for the top 15 programs on cable networks as compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week of Sept. 6-12. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses: