Even in the early days of the Food Network, officials knew it would be hard for home cooks to keep up with the chefs on TV. While viewers might be inspired to try something new in the kitchen, noting…
Universal and Imagine Entertainment have greenlit the long-gestating James Brown biopic after tapping “42” star Chadwick Boseman to play the legendary artist known as the “godfather of soul.” “The…
How times have changed. A few decades ago, a TV chef might have a companion cookbook. Martha Stewart upped the stakes by creating an empire dedicated to elegant entertaining. But many of today's top…
Now that second-screen viewing and audience participation are mainstays, networks can gauge immediate fan reactions and be a part of the conversation. Just how they choose to do that depends on the…
Under Johnson and Fogelson, the Food Network has turned in some of its highest ratings ever with an average nightly audience of 1.3 million despite increasing fragmentation and tough competition.
As Food Network's "Food Network Star" heads into production for its eighth season, premiering May 13, it has made plans for changes both onscreen and off.
British helmer Carol Morley delivers her most assured work to date with "Dreams of a Life," exploring the mystery of a 38-year-old Londoner whose body was discovered decomposing in her apartment more…
Celebrity chef Alton Brown has re-upped with the Food Network. The "Iron Chef America" host has inked a new three-year deal with the net and is skedded to shoot season ten of the show this summer.
Polygamy is fast becoming the dysfunctional family flavor of the month.
Tenpercentery has hired talk-circuit maven Theresa Brown to head up its lectures division.
A beautifully conceived documentary inquiry into the life and work of Southern writer Larry Brown, "The Rough South of Larry Brown" is chock-full of valuable insight for readers and aspiring writers…