In January 2010, Linda Ong, president of Brooklyn-based firm Truth Co. noticed a curious parallel between the ratings for the season 1 finale of MTV's "Jersey Shore" and "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global…
FremantleMedia has acquired a majority stake in SallyAnn Salsano's 495 Prods., home of "Jersey Shore," "Party Down South" and other hit unscripted series. FremantleMedia has taken a 75% stake in the…
Leah Remini, who has been making headlines this summer for her acrimonious split with Scientology, headlines the cast for upcoming season of “Dancing With the Stars.” The lineup for the 17th season…
“Duck Dynasty” made news twice this week, attracting boffo, record-breaking ratings in its return on Wednesday night, and scoring a sizable pay raise for the participants, according to Deadline. All…
On one of the final episodes of “Real World: Portland,” viewers watched as a cast member wrapped the cord of a blow dryer around its handle and hunted down another member of the house. “All day…
MTV offered a slew of reality pickups today, including a docuseries about virgins and the network's first-ever prime cooking competition effort. "We've got a pretty explosive line-up with this new…
Teresa Giudice, 41, and her husband Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, 43, stars of the Real Housewives of New Jersey were indicted Monday on federal fraud charges.
With a 168% growth in Brazil's pay TV market over the past five years, Viacom Intl. Media Networks (VIMN) has taken control of MTV Brazil, which will launch across key cable operators on Oct. 1.
It's eminently entertaining, if not initially quite worthy of a spot alongside TV's velvet-roped A-list.
One byproduct of MTV's youthful audience profile is the dizzying speed with which the channel chews through its zeitgeist moments. So after being defined for a time by "Jersey Shore" -- which has…