Today's column focused on AlphaBoomers and NBC's efforts to get advertisers to pay attention to that demographic, which encompasses viewers age 55-64, a choice leading-edge of the baby boomer…
The U.S.' midterm elections demonstrated the disproportionate power wielded by voters age 60 and older, who accounted for a third of ballots cast.
Keith Olbermann returned from a two-day suspension that galvanized the host's fans against his network with something that no doubt makes his bosses at MSNBC shudder a bit — namely, perhaps more…
The Parents Television Council has issued another one of those eye-catching but fairly meaningless studies citing an explosion in profanity on television, using methodology that seems more specious…
Now "The Event" knows how Barack Obama feels. With Matt Lauer's George W. Bush interview as its lead-in instead of "Chuck," "The Event" slipped to its lowest ratings thus far, averaging 5.5 million…
Conan O'Brien's new TBS latenight show not surprisingly looks a whole lot like his earlier programs.
I didn't really bother trying to hide my disdain for Sarah Palin in my review of "Sarah Palin's Alaska," which included a disclaimer that Palin's admirers would likely harbor a different view. Such…
Bill Maher essentially created Christine O'Donnell — because she was cute and conservative — by repeatedly featuring her as a guest on "Politically Incorrect," which certainly paid dividends (for…
Through the years there have been various theories regarding what it is about HBO that -- especially during the pay service's pioneering days, before cable competition mushroomed -- set its…
Sarah Palin has exhibited a high IQ in exploiting reality TV and new media to advance her cause.
AMC's "Mad Men" featured a subplot in which an idle rich kid dreams of transforming the sport of jai alai into America's national pastime.