Looking back on my formative years, it's hard to overstate how much of my world view, my sense of humor and taste for twisted satire was shaped by Mad magazine.
Private equity giant Apollo Global Management is ready to step up its media and showbiz investing activity now that it is poised to name NBC alum Marc Graboff as prexy of its CKX unit.
The FCC is looking to ease its long-standing restriction on simultaneous ownership of a TV station and newspaper in the nation's largest markets.
Television has proved resilient against the general slowdown in total U.S. advertising spending over the first nine months of the year, according to an ad-tracking report issued Monday by Kantar…
There seems to be a little more spirit in the showbiz's holiday season celebrations this year, and that's a good sign that bizzers are feeling optimistic about a prosperous year ahead.
FX has given a pilot order to DreamWorks TV's "The Americans," a drama set in the early 1980s revolving around married KGB spies living in suburban Washington, D.C.
CBS is looking for a dose of Farrelly humor on its sked next season.
When the partners behind Epix joined forces nearly four years ago, they were quick to talk up their vision of differentiating their service from long-established pay TV rivals by making it easily…
Chris Silbermann spent most of this year driving toward the handshake agreement reached Friday to transform ICM into a partner-owned percentery, six years after it became the guinea pig for private…
BET has cut a talent deal with former CNN anchor/correspondent T.J. Holmes.
Fox's "The Simpsons" has scored four nominations for TV writing awards from the Writers Guild of America while HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," AMC's "Breaking Bad" and ABC's "Modern Family" each took a…