The Viacom-owned cabler has greenlit a pilot for an untitled late night talk show, hosted by “Bar Rescue’s” Jon Taffer, Variety has learned exclusively. While details on the talk show are scarce…
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Spike TV has picked up a fourth season of "Bar Rescue," adding 20 more episodes to the original series. "Bar Rescue" stars bar and nightlife expert Jon Taffer, who uses his tough love approach and…
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CNBC’s push into reality programming has yielded modest ratings results so far, with this week’s launch of sports betting show “Money Talks” drawing small numbers. Nielsen estimates that Tuesday’s…
Spike TV is investing in Adam Carolla, as the cabler orders Carolla’s unscripted project “Catch a Contractor” to series. Produced by Eyeworks USA, program follows Carolla, along with contractor Skip…
Spike TV has bolstered its original series team, upping key execs and bringing aboard new players, all of whom will report to Sharon Levy, exec v.p. of original series. "The Original Series team's…
Spike TV is pouring around round of biz makeover show “Bar Rescue,” ordering 20 more episodes of the reality skein. From Eyeworks USA, “Bar Rescue” features bar and nightlife expert Jon Taffer as he…
A funny thing has been happenning lately at Spike TV: Femme viewers have been showing up.
It isn’t just the 18- to 34-year-old crowd of dudes that’s tuning into Spike TV these days. Fresh off the success of “Ink Master,” “Bar Rescue” and “Tattoo Nightmares,” the male-centric cabler is…
Two elderly divorcees slave away for next to nothing in "Workers," the first fiction feature of Mexican-Salvadorian helmer Jose Luis Valle Gonzalez ("The Pope's Miracle"). Beautifully composed and…
Broadway continued to sled down the slopes of January doldrums in week 34 (Jan. 16-22), as sales at most productions declined, and two shows ended their runs.