Al Jazeera America is off to a sluggish ratings start as expected. According to Nielsen data for Monday as it kicked off its first full week, AJAM's most popular primetime show was “America Tonight,”…
Al Jazeera America's interim CEO and prez made one thing clear during a conference call Wednesday: the forthcoming network will be about hard news, not the salacious “infotainment” made popular on…
David Shuster will join Al Jazeera America as one of the channel's New York anchors, it was announced today. The new channel launches on August 20. Shuster previously worked at MSNBC and most…
Prospect Park said it will shut down production of its two soap operas, “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” for a summer hiatus 11 days earlier than it anticipated, with the studio blaming a…
If so, don't be surprised if we're witness to another flood -- the kind that in television inevitably traces the path any TV hit carves out.
"All-American Muslim" may be disproving that old saying about bad publicity.
As textbook cases of corporate timidity go, it's hard to top Lowe's' classic over-reaction to a letter-writing campaign regarding the TLC show "All-American Muslim." Put simply, in trying to swat…
The TLC series "All-American Muslim" is prompting complaints from right-wing extremist groups claiming they've successfully pressured advertisers to pull out of the program.
Visionaire Media has filed suit against Discovery Communications, claiming that Visionaire's former prexy Noessa Higa stole idea for "All-American Muslim" and gave it to the cabler's TLC.
Having garnered attention as a TV sideshow -- with programs including couples who birth children in bunches, polygamists and Sarah Palin -- TLC seeks to add "thoughtful" to its provocative repertoire…