ABC has handed a second season to “Bet On Your Baby,” ordering eight episodes for the new season. From 5×5 Media and Electus, game show challenges parents to predict their child’s next move in an…
Bet on Your Baby
F or years, the prevailing assumption has been that Emmy voters — and TV people in general — are positively ga-ga over movie stars. And if that's still really the case, here's a thought: Time to get…
No conversation about Nielsen in the media business is complete without the word "frustration." There's little about the pre-eminent TV measurement company that hasn't drawn complaints, particularly…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Although Arsenio Hall devoted his opening-night monologue to what he’s been up to for the last 19 years, the announcer wasn’t really joking by introducing the host as “back from a very long weekend.”…
This sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy devolves into a shameless tearjerker in its third act.
As the annual Oscar campaign comes to resemble a presidential race more by the year, the fall festival calendar starts to resemble a long political primary, with its own Carvilles, Plouffes, and…
For Oprah Winfrey and her eponymous network, it’s a long way from “Live your best life” to “Throw on Tyler Perry shows and hope something sticks.” Winfrey might be a big fan of Perry’s work — she…
You can put away the fogey jokes, because CBS has climbed to the top of Demo Mountain. With as many of the top scripted series among adults 18-49 as its three rivals combined, the Eye has captured…
NBC's upfront presentation lasted an hour and 45 minutes, but almost all of the important messages had to be decoded in a kind of subtext – some intended, others not and requiring a more trained eye…
Saturday night is likely to remain the loneliest night of the week on TV despite some experimenting by major nets.
If it wasn't already clear, NBC's "The Voice" is now TV's top-rated music contest.