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Beloved ‘Sábado Gigante’ Canceled

53-year run is longest in history

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‘Mad Men’ Sits Shiva

The final seven episodes of the AMC series begin on a very Jewish note

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Shimon Peres on the Iron Throne

Israel’s former president rules Westeros at Game of Thrones exhibit

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‘The Dovekeepers’ to Become CBS Miniseries

Alice Hoffman’s Masada novel is latest Jewish feminist tale to hit TV

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Soon You’ll Be Able to Stream ‘Seinfeld’ Episodes

Hulu, Amazon, and Yahoo bidding on online video rights to the show

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Fresh Off the Boat’s Stinky Tofu Gefilte Fish Party

An episode about similarities between Asians and Jews plays to stereotype

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Nev Schulman, Nebbish-in-Chief of the Social Media Daisy Chain

The original ‘Catfish’ victim, fooled in front of millions, uses his pain to help all the lonely people

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A Jewish Wedding on Downton Abbey

Lady Rose MacClare marries the Rothschild-esque Atticus Aldridge

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Ben Stiller Producing Gary Shteyngart Adaptation

Shteyngart’s 2010 novel Super Sad True Love Story to become TV series

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Transparent’s Jill Soloway Creating MTV Show

About two women who met—and were struck by lighting—at summer camp

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Downton Abbey’s Nice Jewish Boy

Introducing the dashing, Rothschild-esque Atticus Aldridge

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The Woman Who Transformed Children’s TV

Peggy Charren, champion of smarter programming for kids, died at 86

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Tina Fey’s Modern-Day Yentl Story

Her new series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, premieres on Netflix in March

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The Last Jewish Mother on Television

‘The Big Bang Theory’ marks the end of an era. But Asian-American mothers may pick up where Jewish mothers left off.

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Showtime Orders Shalom Auslander’s ‘Happyish’

The comedy, which stars Steve Coogan and Kathryn Hahn, will air in April

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Golden Globes Glimmer Despite General Gloom

Awards went to people who deserved them, like Transparent’s Jill Soloway

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Why Jewish Fathers Are the Opposite of TV Dads

Forget our perfect models; what we need is a dose of Jewish dadhood

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Bravo Takes a Break from Reality TV

Network’s first scripted series swaps housewives for primary breadwinners

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The Life and Good Times of Norman Lear

The genius behind ‘All in the Family,’ ‘The Jeffersons,’ and other barrier-breaking TV shows talks about his childhood and career

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Why ‘Black-ish’ Is the Best Jewish Sitcom That Was Never Made

The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?

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Shalom Auslander Series Recasts Philip Seymour Hoffman Role

Steve Coogan will play the protagonist in Showtime’s ‘Happyish’

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‘The Simpsons’ Says Goodbye to a Rabbi

Krusty the Clown’s father, Hyman Krustofski, died on this season’s premiere

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Welcoming ‘Mulaney’ to TV’s Promised Land

Comic John Mulaney’s new show is a Seinfeld for the goyim—in a good way

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Subtitle Writers Strike Scrambles Israeli TV

Mixed messages onscreen as English language translators demand fair pay

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Showtime Buys Series About An Ultra-Orthodox Comedian

New comedy depicts an aspiring stand-up leaving his Brooklyn community

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‘The Red Tent’ To Become a Lifetime Miniseries

Minnie Driver to star in adaptation of Anita Diamant’s feminist Jewish novel

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The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Face Off Over Jewish Stars

When oversensitivity meets entitlement, there’s a reality-show lesson about the struggles of misfits

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Simon Schama Moderates a Moderate History of Moderate Jews

‘The Story of the Jews’ is the most important TV documentary about Jewish history since Abba Eban’s famous ‘Heritage’ series

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Anti-Semitic Elmo Inspires ‘Good Wife’ Cameo

Costumed bear in Times Square calls show’s character a ‘dirty stinking Jew’

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The Med-School Reject Who Created ‘Gilligan’s Island’ and ‘The Brady Bunch’

A new book on sitcoms shows how the late Sherwood Schwartz, N.J. Jew in L.A., invented the modern high-concept comedy

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