| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Simon Cowell made a boo-boo.
Cowell's singing contest, "The X Factor," messed up its voting process during Wednesday's show, showing viewers the wrong onscreen phone numbers for dial-in votes.
As a result, the producers of the Fox show are tossing out...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Fox Broadcasting has tapped former Discovery Channel programming executive Simon Andreae as its new executive vice president of alternative entertainment.
Andreae will attempt to fill the big shoes left by Mike Darnell, who had been president of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Rebel Wilson's new show was less super in the ratings this week. Coming off a decent start for last week's premiere, ABC's "Super Fun Night" fell about 22% in the key 18-49 age demographic, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
In the advertiser-...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:42 AM
It looks like "The Millers'" dysfunction is working just fine for CBS so far.
Coming off a big lead-in from the hit "The Big Bang Theory," "The Millers" kicked off with 13.2 million viewers and a rating of 3.3 in the key 18-49 age demographic,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The government shutdown that started early Tuesday has already hit the Federal Communications Commission, the government agency that among other things regulates obscenity on what used to be known as the public airwaves.
Which has led some viewers to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The TV season is still young, but NBC is having its best fall start in a decade, leading to speculation it might finally have shaken off the curse of Jeff Zucker.
Thanks to the singing contest "The Voice" as well as Sunday night NFL games, the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:08 AM
With another comedy series Emmy in hand, "Modern Family" returned for a fifth season Wednesday as the night's highest-rated show, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The season premiere of the ensemble comedy following the lives of a Southern...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:41 AM
There aren't many instrumental surf punk bands working the professional music circuit these days, and that's just one of the things that sets the Reigning Monarchs apart. The North Hollywood band has been playing in punk and comedy enclaves for the last...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Simon Cowell is quietly looking for a buyer for his Beverly Hills house.
Cowell, who paid $15.5 million for the gated home, is asking $20 million, local real estate agents confirm.
He bought the Trousdale Estates area house two years ago from Randy...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Fox's "The X Factor" has hit a low note in the ratings.
According to early numbers from Nielsen, Simon Cowell's singing competition drew a total of just more than six million viewers and generated a rating of 1.9 in the advertiser-desired 18-49-year-...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:40 AM
As "America's Got Talent" crowned the winner of its eighth season Wednesday night, the series danced its way to a slight ratings boost over last year, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
"Talent" brought in an average of 11.3-million viewers, up 7%...