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DGA Rule Change Leaves Daytime Serials to Compete With Likes of ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and ‘House of Cards’

Last night marked the 66th annual Directors Guild of America Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, but none of today's daytime drama directors received a nomination. Why? Because the "Daytime Serials" category was integrated into the "Dramatic Series" category following a June 22, 2013 DGA National Board meeting that voted on rule changes, which forces daytime and primetime dramas to compete against internet distributed dramas such as "House of Cards," which…

TONIGHT OnTV: ‘Shameless’ Returns For Round Four

Since debuting in January 2011, "Shameless" has become one of Showtime's most underrated hits. Now entering its fourth season, the series picks up a few weeks from where season three left off: The Gallaghers braving another brutal Chicago winter and waiting on the medical fate of their flawed, permanently pickled patriarch, Frank (William H. Macy). With Fiona (Emmy Rossum) in a stable job and relationship, and Lip (Jeremy Allen White) enrolled in college, can the Gallaghers finally realize the…

CBS Blocks TWC Subscribers from Viewing CBS.com to Watch Full Episodes

Things are getting even uglier in the dispute between CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable (TWC), which has resulted in 13 CBS Owned & Operated TV stations in the eight markets covered by TWC, cable networks Showtime, The Movie Channel (TMC), Flix and Smithsonian, which are wholly or partly owned by CBS, to go dark. A CBS spokesperson has confirmed reports that CBS has blocked TWC subscribers from viewing CBS.com, which would enable those affected by the dispute with a different avenue to view…

BREAKING NEWS: CBS Goes Dark After No Deal Made In Dispute With Time Warner Cable

After failing to reach a new deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) over retransmission fees, 13 CBS Owned & Operated TV stations in the eight markets covered by TWC, cable networks Showtime, The Movie Channel (TMC), Flix and Smithsonian, which are wholly or partly owned by CBS, are now dark. The networks and stations were dropped by the second largest cable provider in America effective 5:00 PM Eastern Time, which was the most recent deadline agreed to by both parties who have been embroiled in…

Deadline Extended in CBS and Time Warner Cable Dispute; Which Side Are You On?

CBS Corporation and Time Warner Cable (TWC) have been embroiled in a carriage dispute since the expiration of their contract on June 30, and as a result the two sides gave Wednesday, July 24 as their deadline to come to an agreement before millions of CBS viewers were left in the dark. Thankfully, the two companies continued discussions and were able to extend their deadline several times since. Last night was the latest scheduled deadline, but both parties failed to come to an agreement yet…

What You Need to Know About ‘Y&R’ on TVGN

So by now you may or may not know that same-day airings of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" are now available on TVGN after just over seven years on SOAPnet. To keep you up-to-date with the soaps transition, we thought it best to provide new and old viewers with some tidbits on TVGN and "Y&R's" move to its new home.

‘General Hospital’ Casts Christian Monzon in Recurring Role

According to ABC Soaps in Depth, "General Hospital" has cast actor Christian Monzon in the recurring role of Eddie Cabrera - the onscreen husband of Delores Padilla (portrayed by Rebeka Montoya). While the character had been discussed on numerous occasions for several months, it wasn't clear if he would ever be seen. A first airdate is set for the week of April 16.