The most-watched new TV shows launching this fall are also making a splash on Facebook, according to data the social-network giant released exclusively to Variety on Thursday. The biggest launches at…
With the deadline this week for the first round of bidding for IMG Worldwide, the focus in the industry is whether any number of entertainment players would emerge as a serious suitor for the sports…
With the fall TV season kicking in, Netflix is adding a cluster of NBC's past full seasons to its video-streaming lineup, which could peel some viewers away from new shows on traditional TV — or…
Nickelodeon is adding toon programs “Bad Seeds” and “Pig Goat Banana Cricket” to its series slate, ordering 26 episodes of each show. “Bad Seeds,” created, written and directed by C.H. Greenblatt…
Popular movie review website Rotten Tomatoes will now also start tracking television shows. On Tuesday, the site will launch a separate "TV Zone" that includes a Tomatometer based on reviews of a TV…
The 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks is coming up -- which is a good enough reason to do a lot of TV specials commemorating those events.
Among the central shifts in the TV landscape is the ability to make programs profitable because a small but loyal audience will pay for them via one platform or another.
Binge-viewing may lead to binge-spending at Netflix, which could eventually see the impact in its stock price.
Who needs to invest in a scripted spinoff when all viewers really want is to hear chatter about their favorite program on an aftershow?
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…