| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:17 PM
NBC has been in the ratings doghouse for years. So how is it that the long-suffering network is en route to win the first week of the new TV season?
We've got two words for you: "The Voice."
The singing contest returned for its fifth cycle this...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:18 PM
If there's one thing you can count on from awards shows, it's that they will be heavily tweeted about, and Sunday night's Emmys telecast was no exception.
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, in which "Breaking Bad," "Modern Family" and "Behind the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
“The X Factor” has been off to a rocky start this season.
The fledgling competition has yet to deliver on the hype creator Simon Cowell lobbed upon the media before the show premiered in 2011.
Unlike “American Idol,” Cowell&...
| 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 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This may be remembered as the autumn that network TV executives fell head over heels in love — with the DVR.
Not that long ago, digital video recorders were seen as a threat to broadcasters' way of life, much as VCRs were seen as a killer for...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NBC's "The Voice" managed to do something that "American Idol" has never accomplished, winning the Emmy for reality competition program.
For producer Mark Burnett, the honor — and the separation from its reality singing contest competitor "Idol"...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Michelle Williams will make her Broadway debut as sultry nightclub singer Sally Bowles in a planned revival of "Cabaret," according to reports.
The three-time Oscar nominee will star in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production opposite Alan...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Simon Cowell is expecting a baby with New York socialite Lauren Silverman, the estranged wife of one of the talent-show judge's good friends — that according to several reports out Wednesday.
Seems that as Lauren, 36, and her real-estate mogul...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:43 PM
The Simon Cowell baby drama is in full swing, and we haven't had this much fun with rampant rumors since Tiger Woods was grabbing the headlines — and not for golf.
Cowell, of course, has allegedly impregnated New York socialite Lauren Silverman,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Looks as if Simon Cowell is putting the "pro" in "procreation."
The 53-year-old father-to-be — he knocked up Lauren Silverman, a friend's wife, who allegedly was not separated from her hubby at the time of the knocking — is putting a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:45 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America.
The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...