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Fox Broadcasting programming chief Kevin Reilly has been upped to chairman of entertainment, taking on additional areas of oversight at the network.
You can't learn the television business in a classroom, but there's plenty that new recruits at a network can't possibly know when they first drive on the lot.
Fox scheduling guru Preston Beckman has referred to the millions who tune in for big sports events -- like the Olympics, Super Bowl or World Series -- as "borrowed audience."
In their rush to get shows online, webheads may be inadvertently strangling TV's golden goose: repeats. Viewers hate 'em, but for 50 years, reruns have been a bedrock of the network TV business…
When the USA Network began saturating its schedule with reruns of “Wings” in the fall of 1993, something unusual happened. Instead of dropping off in the ratings during their regular primetime run on…