“Porter Ridge,” Discovery’s new reality show from the producers of “Duck Dynasty” set in the backwoods of Indiana, opened to OK numbers Tuesday, overshadowed by other unscripted shows on the net…
There are riches to be found in niches. Just ask some of today's top cable networks, which have zeroed in on underserved audiences with great success. As the broadcast networks continue to lose…
Samuel Arkoff’s son Lou Arkoff, writer-producer Jeff Katz and Hal Sadoff are teaming to remake 1950s cult pics from the Arkoff-Nicholson library of American Intl. Pictures. Katz, Arkoff and Sadoff…
Discovery Channel has renewed “Moonshiners” for a third season, and ordered spinoff “Tickle” to series. From Magilla Entertainment, “Moonshiners” centers on the backwoods brewing of purportedly…
As first reported by Variety, Reese Witherspoon was arrested for disorderly conduct Friday morning in Atlanta, following the DUI apprehension of her husband-agent Jim Toth.
Discovery Channel, the net behind “Planet Earth” and “Africa,” is shining light on American viewers’ backyard with seven-part series “North America.” Project is the result of almost 3,000 days on…
Cold War drama "The Americans" is off to a fairly hot start for FX.
Cable's rural reality crop continues to grow as TLC orders aditional episodes of summer sensation "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."
Warm, spirited and occasionally slathered in goo, "Birth Story" is a celebratory tribute to the endangered art of midwifery and its most influential practitioner, Ina May Gaskin.
Rafe Spall ("Prometheus") and Jacqueline Emerson ("The Hunger Games") are attached to star in indie drama "Son of the South," a new project from Barry Alexander Brown that Spike Lee is set to exec…
Digital media company EQAL has shuffled its management ranks, elevating Robert Weiss to chief operating officer.