The network mourned the accidental death in September of iconic wildlife expert Steve Irwin. Wide audience passion for Irwin led to a number of specials celebrating his life and work, but Animal…
Kusbit came in as the new head of development in late January, with Paul Villadolid, VP of original programming and development, reporting to him. CMT has enjoyed a big primetime bump thanks to the…
In the equivalent of giving Taylor Hicks his own musical-variety show, HGTV in March premiered "Color Splash," starring 2006 "HGTV Design Star" champion David Bromstad. This is one of more than a…
Since boosting its subscriber base to 65 million when it partnered with Dish Network in early 2006, Oxygen has added another 6 million potential viewers through deals with smaller operators and has…
Travel Channel recently unveiled two new series: "Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern" premiered Feb. 26, and "1,000 Places to See Before You Die" premiered March 29. In addition, after her success…
WE trumpeted record ratings for its original programming in the past year, particularly the fact that it attracted younger viewers to the female-skewing network, though it hovers around 50th in…
They're called the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, but plenty of adults have enjoyed the kiddocast through its 20-year history. Enjoy these highlights -- and don't let the slime hit you on the way…
The failure of ballyhooed ABC hostage drama "The Nine" to escape the 2006-07 television season unscathed left no stigma on its actors when it came time to cast pilots for the 2007-08 campaign.
Several Oscar contenders cast their movies in far-flung places, a trend that might lead you to believe Hollywood has developed a go-to blueprint for such challenges.
It's safe to say that Ben Sliney, national operations manager at the Federal Aviation Administration, did not seek out the role of Ben Sliney, national operations manager in "United 93."