| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The Fox broadcast network, which suffered a prime-time ratings free-fall during the just completed TV season, has closed out its upfront advertising sales with its total haul falling short of last year's auction.
Despite its ratings woes, Fox was able...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 6:26 PM
It's the time of the year when high school football coaches start designing new uniforms for the coming season, and let me make an urgent plea: Can the jersey numbers please be visible to the naked eye?
For some unknown reason, new jerseys keep being...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:20 AM
After the coffee. Before heading into humid downtown D.C. for cable fun.
The Skinny: Made the mistake of standing still in a backyard in suburban D.C. on Sunday afternoon, and the mosquitoes ate me up. Lesson learned. I'll be drenched in Off next time....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
News Corp. has promoted John Landgraf to chief executive of its FX Networks and FX Productions unit.
The move comes before the launch of FXX, a sister cable channel to FX that will make its debut in September. FX also has a movie channel called FXM...
| May 27, 2013
| 7:30 AM
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch made the most of digital technology on Sunday when he used a smartphone to take photos of damage to his car caused by a Fox Sports camera cable above Charlotte Motor Speedway that snapped and fell across the track.
| May 21, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Just one week after touting its strength to advertisers and declaring it wasn't worried about new competition from Fox Sports, ESPN is cutting its staff.
The moves are part of an overall cost-cutting effort by ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. Earlier this...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NEW YORK -- With ratings for "American Idol" tumbling and few new hits to speak of other than "The Following," Fox will unveil a 2013-14 schedule Monday that includes five new comedies and four dramas during its upfront presentation to advertisers in...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
News Corp.'s Fox Sports will launch not one, but two new national sports cable channels in August, according to people familiar with the plan.
In March, Fox Sports said it would debut Fox Sports 1 on Aug. 17. At the time, the company downplayed talk...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:41 AM
After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfronts.
The Skinny: I got through the day without any pizza. Let's see if I can make it two in a row. Tuesday's headlines include Fox's new TV schedule for next season. Also, a hedge fund manager is pressuring...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:23 AM
ESPN President John Skipper said Tuesday he isn’t too worried about proposed legislation from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) that would allow consumers to pick what channels they want instead of buying a big package of networks.
| May 15, 2013
| 5:40 AM
After the coffee. Before the CBS and TNT upfronts. Jealous yet?
The Skinny: It feels like I've been here a week. Oh wait, I have been here a week! By the time most of you read this, I'll have already been to two upfront events and in desperate need of a...