| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Tension in Eastern Europe and an airliner mystery brought Fox News a weekly win in basic-cable ratings.
Fox News Channel drew more total viewers than its basic-cable rivals in prime time as attention turned to the situation between Ukraine and Russia...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A legal case originally billed as a $1-billion clash between old and new media titans -- Viacom Inc. and Google Inc. -- has ended in a settlement.
The two companies on Tuesday said they had concluded their long-running Viacom vs. YouTube copyright...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Jamie Lynn Spears, little sister to Britney Spears, has married Jamie Watson, her on-and-off boyfriend of three years.
It went down Friday night at New Orleans' Audubon Tea Room, with the 22-year-old bride wearing a V-neck Liancarlo gown, People...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
"@midnight" (Comedy Central, weeknights Monday through Thursday). Busy Chris Hardwick, the alt-Allen Ludden (I might have said "indie Gene Rayburn" or "left-field Dick Clark" just as well), hosts this late-night comedy game show with a social media theme....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
"Wallykazam!," you might have guessed from the title, is a show for young people. Premiering Monday afternoon on Nickelodeon, it is a preschool, literacy-based cartoon that essentially takes a "Sesame Street" sound-of-this-letter blackout and works it...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Tom Capizzi is going to Hollywood Sunday night for the 86th Academy Awards, but not in a limo or a tux.
Instead, he will be protesting near the Dolby Theatre, hoisting a green sign saying "Chase Talent Not Subsidies."
Capizzi will be among hundreds of...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Years of amateur and professional TV-watching and the impressive title attached to my byline notwithstanding, I have never believed that I would last a minute as a television programmer. I know what I like, and usually why I like it, but what will float...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:58 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama is making a trip to Pawnee, Ind. FLOTUS is set to make an appearance in the one-hour season finale of "Parks and Recreation," which airs April 24 at 8 p.m. EST/PST.
The episode, "Moving Up," was shot recently in Miami, where...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:19 PM
And the cartoons keep coming.
"Breadwinners," which premieres Monday night on Nickelodeon before settling in to its regular time slot on Saturday morning, is a second step from that network (after "Sanjay and Craig"), toward, or perhaps back toward, a...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The large, crazed bunnies known as Rabbids -- spawned from the "Rayman" video game franchise and popularized in an animated TV series -- are headed to the big screen, Sony Pictures Entertainment and French game publisher Ubisoft announced Monday.