| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Attention TV viewers of Earth: The time has come to bow down before "Duck Dynasty."
The unscripted series on A&E returned for its fourth season on Wednesday night and promptly became the most-watched nonfiction series telecast in cable history, with...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Snooki and JWoww, a.k.a. Nicole Polizzi and Jenni Farley, seem to have upset the residents of the Pelican Island community in New Jersey.
More than 40 residents of the neighborhood met at a property owner association meeting to protest the filming of...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Drunk History," which has lived on the website Funny or Die in fits and starts since 2007, graduates to television Tuesday, courtesy of Comedy Central. It is a strange business: a show in which people who have had too much to drink, for real, travel to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:53 AM
MTV, VH1 and CMT are looking to celebrate America's independence the old-fashioned way. Not with burgers and hot dogs and fireworks, but by playing music videos on their channels in what they're calling "Music Independence Day."
The plan is that all...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The rise of social media has changed the way we communicate, the way we express ourselves, the way we consume information and entertainment. But when it comes to creating compelling television, five leading showrunners agree that social media is good...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Chris Linn, who as an executive vice president at MTV played a major role in making Snooki a household name, has been named president of TruTV, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System.
The hiring of Linn is a sign that TruTV --...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to TV journalism.
After more than half a century in the industry, the veteran ABC News anchor plans to retire next summer, ABC announced Sunday night. Walters, 83, is set to make it official Monday morning on "The View....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:19 AM
"Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been hospitalized for kidney stones.
Ortiz-Magro, 27, the MTV reality series' resident "juicehead" who rose to stardom because of his tumultuous relationship with Sammie "Sweetheart" Giancola, tweeted about...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:08 AM
A pair of otherworldly photos from Superstorm Sandy will be forever etched in my memory of the historic hurricane.
The first photo showed up in much of the mainstream media coverage and became a symbol of the storm: A seemingly intact roller coaster...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Britney Spears is in talks to write a novel. Really? Really.
That's according to the Hollywood Reporter, which writes, "That’s right, Britney Spears is close to signing a book deal ... with plans to write a novel.... The story would incorporate...
| Sep 9, 2012
NEW YORK — Reality show stars-turned designers! Olympians fresh from performing feats of strength at the Summer Games! Peacockish bloggers taking pictures and typing on smartphones while walking on death-defying stilettos!
There is all that and...