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Responding to the increasing demand for original music in reality television, which commands the majority of primetime programming across the channel spectrum, Sony/ATV Music Publishing's production…
Nielsen says it finally has statistical proof that Twitter traffic sometimes drives TV ratings — and vice versa — but the research firm doesn’t know why some shows are more simpatico with social…
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…
Charlize Theron’s production company Denver & Delilah and unscripted shingle Bunim-Murray Prods. have formed a joint venture to develop and produce reality programming. Pact marks Bunim-Murray’s…
CBS has pulled its summer news documentary series "Brooklyn DA" off Tuesday nights, shipping it to Saturday after three low-rated episodes. In its place, the net will air repeats of "Person of…
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Hollywood's offlot production saw a late-summer surge last week thanks to reality TV lensing.
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