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And Then There Were Three: The Decline of Soap Operas on Broadcast TV

In these Days of Our Lives, daytime dramas just don’t grip broadcast TV executives like they used to. Days of Our Lives is moving to Peacock after nearly 57 years on NBC, leaving only General Hospital on ABC and The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful on CBS as the last-remaining broadcast TV daytime dramas. And to think that in 2010, there were still seven daytime dramas on broadcast TV. At the start of the millennium, there were 10. And in 1990, fans had a dozen options to choose from.

11 Proposed TV Revivals and Reboots That Got the Boot

Even in this age of revivals and reboots, nostalgia only gets you so far, apparently! Yes, we have new versions of Quantum Leap, True Lies, and Pretty Little Liars coming to our TV screens, but network executives have killed off other highly-anticipated remakes and revivals in recent years. Already in 2022, for example, a Field of Dreams update struck out and a L.A. Law sequel got disbarred. Read about those failed reboots and other missed opportunities here.

Why Activists Say to Wear Black on the Fourth of July

No doubt, many Americans will wear red, white, and blue on Independence Day. But others plan on wearing black on the 4th of July to show their frustration with the state of the union — and their commitment to a freer, more equitable America. Two years ago, activists encouraged their followers to wear black to support Black, Brown, and Indigenous populations. This year, some people are donning black clothes on this Monday, July 4, to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

19 Worst Shows of the '90s

We’re prone to 1990s nostalgia as much as anyone else who remembers Y2K, but don’t forget that this “Edgy Decade” also gave us nu-metal music, the Macarena dance, non-butter butter spray, and the terrible TV shows below. TV Guide Magazine is preparing to launch its list of the 90 Best Shows of the ’90s, but before we reveal those picks, we’re sharing our selections for the decade’s worst television featuring singing cops, sasquatches in suburbia, and sex-driven presidents not named Clinton.

What's the Status of All the Other 'Game of Thrones' Spinoffs?

More than three years after Game of Thrones came to a divisive end, HBO is finally returning to the land of Westeros with House of the Dragon, a Targaryen-centric prequel series debuting on August 21. Fans weren’t meant to wait this long for a Game of Thrones spinoff — or “successor show,” as author George R. R. Martin prefers to call it — but HBO hasn’t had the easiest time turning its smash hit into a franchise.

Jennifer Lopez's TV Career in Photos, From 'In Living Color' to 'Halftime'

She may be just Jenny from the block, but Jennifer Lopez is also a creative powerhouse on stage, on screen, and even behind the scenes. And the Netflix documentary Halftime covers all those realms of Lopez’s stardom as it chronicles her physical and mental preparation for her 2020 Super Bowl LIV halftime show. Halftime, of course, is just the latest TV project for the “Let’s Get Loud” singer, who was wowing audiences with her Fly Girl moves on In Living Color 30 years ago. See photos from Lopez’s TV résumé so far.

How the Jane Collective Avoided Prison Time for Providing Abortions Before Roe

As viewers will see in the new HBO documentary The Janes, The Jane Collective was an underground service that connected pregnant women to abortion resources—and even to Jane members who provided abortions themselves—at a time when abortions were illegal in most of the U.S. A 1972 police raid effectively ended the operation, but with the Roe v. Wade decision the following year, members of the Jane Collective were able to avoid prison time.

Prince’s Estate Revisits His Masters for ‘Prince and the Revolution: Live’ Reissue

More than six years after Prince’s untimely death, the estate that owns his masters is still releasing new and updated music. Case in point: Prince’s estate has teamed up with Legacy Records to release a remastered and digitally enhanced reissue of the Prince and the Revolution: Live concert film and soundtrack on June 3, a crystal-clear recording of the musician’s 1985 concert in Syracuse, N.Y.

Miami Beach Police rolled out a Pride-themed squad car. It didn’t go over well.

The police department in Miami Beach, Florida, covered one of its cars in stripes from the LGBTQ Progress flag and rolled it through the Miami Beach Pride Parade last month, as the department’s Instagram account proudly proclaimed at the time. Comments reeked of homophobia, as you might expect, with people saying the Pride-themed police car was “too much” or “a waste of taxpayers’ money.” (Someone else called for a “straight people parade,” as if that’s not every other day of the year.)

From 'Rockford Files' to 'Law & Order,' Mike Post Is the MVP of TV Theme Composers

After working as musical director on The Andy Williams Show, composer Mike Post segued into TV procedurals, scoring many of the iconic cop and lawyer shows of the 1980s and ’90s. And half a century after his start in the TV business, Post is still working hard in Hollywood, scoring episodes of Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, two shows that kick off with his instantly recognizable L&O theme and even more famous dun-dun musical cue.

10 Memorable Moments From Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show,' Now 30 Years Old

From the time he started hosting The Tonight Show on May 25, 1992, to the time he handed the mic to Jimmy Fallon on February 6, 2014, Jay Leno hosted more than 4,600 episodes of the NBC late-night show, even more than predecessor Johnny Carson. With the 30th anniversary of his Tonight Show debut upon us, we’re revisiting 10 memorable moments from the Leno era, everything from an on-air proposal to a stalker encounter to a go-kart face-off.

10 TV Coming-Out Moments, Including Ellen's 'The Puppy Episode' (VIDEO)

Ellen DeGeneres made history—and generated enough controversy to get her blacklisted for years—by coming out as gay both on screen and off 25 years ago this month. On ABC’s Ellen, her character Ellen Morgan announced her sexuality in “The Puppy Episode” on April 30, 1997, and the backlash was so severe that even Laura Dern, DeGeneres’ partner in that scene, couldn’t find work for a year. Nevertheless, that episode broke new ground for LGBTQ+ representation on screen. Here are other moments that continued the fight.
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