Fox caused quite a stir among magicians in the late 1990s, airing specials featuring the Masked Magician breaking the "magician's code" by giving away tricks of the trade.
CBS easily captured Monday's primetime ratings race in key demos behind the college basketball title game between Kentucky and Kansas, which contributed to declines for the night's other live…
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As NBC recruited coaches for its new singing competition reality show, "The Voice," exec veep of alternative programming Paul Telegdy aimed high.
Mark Burnett saw the potential of live tweets while producing the MTV Awards after Sacha Baron Cohen dropped from a wire, face-forward into Eminem's lap.
Like many other places in the world, the trend in China is towards the talent and dating show genres, but strict controls on the media means that light entertainment skeins operate within tight…
The outrage expressed by some Italian-Americans over MTV's "Jersey Shore" marks a late-in-coming epiphany about reality TV programs.
Reality producer Scott Messick has partnered with the Lego Group to develop nonscripted programming related to the toy building-block franchise.
MTV's recent ratings declines include a 23% fourth-quarter drop in its core demo of 12- to 34-year-olds. So the channel is embarking on a major programming overhaul, with 16 new unscripted series…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%