Unsurprisingly the crowds went Syco for the Simon Cowell quintuplets, on Aug. 20 in Leicester Square. Proud producer Cowell jocularly announced on arrival, "I feel like a father!" The occasion of his…
British hyphenate Simon Fuller might be best known for creating the "Pop Idol"/"American Idol" franchises, but his entry into sports is also helping build his $573 million fortune.
With the primetime heyday of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "Deal or No Deal" now a syndicated memory on television lineups, broadcast and cable networks are facing new challenges when launching…
The scheduling reflects CBS' increased emphasis on premium summer programming, following the successful debut of fellow Amblin project "Under the Dome" in June.
"This season we hoped to give the feeling of coming out of a traumatic event. Families were lost, kingdoms burned, alliances were broken," says Daniel Minahan, director of episode "Valar Dohaeris,"…
In one of the most lively exec sessions yet at this summer’s TCA confab, Fox chairman Kevin Reilly displayed a series of detailed ratings breakdowns for his shows and, while comparing them to the…
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…
The road for Aereo will come to an end, at least with respect to getting its hands on valuable TV programming without paying for it.
Al Jazeera took what appeared to be its final steps to building a U.S. cable-news outlet Monday by instilling ABC News veteran Kate O'Brian as its president while naming the executive who has been…
BET has picked up rerun rights to ABC’s political sudser “Scandal” in a deal that will give the cabler early access to new episodes from the show’s upcoming third season. Starting this fall, BET will…
As if the TV landscape wasn’t already vast and intricate enough, networks have found a new way to confuse viewers: launch shows with essentially the same name, and the same theme, during the same…
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