“Skywire Live," Discovery's airing of high-wire walker Nic Wallenda's stroll across the Grand Canyon, was a massive undertaking: Performed in the desert with no infrastructure, producers had to build…
Discovery Channel has appointed Denise Contis exec vice prez of production and development, west coast. Contis will report to Discovery & TLC group prez Eileen O’Neill and be based in Los Angeles…
Nik Wallenda survived his "Skywire" walk across the Grand Canyon in June. But it's not much of a leap to envision the fallout from the made-for-TV event leading to someone getting killed.
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TNT and USA split bragging-rights honors as the top cable networks in the second quarter, but the standout performer was A&E. In an example of how a couple of shows can tilt the scales in a network’s…
To broadcast a show in which a daredevil tightrope walker might fall while attempting to cross the Grand Canyon, you've got to have a strong stomach. And, as it turns out, you might need skills in…
The NBA Finals built to some gaudy numbers for its sixth and seventh games last week, putting ABC on top of the ratings heap in key demos for a third straight time. NBC also had a strong week…
Apologies, Discovery: amid a slew of errands, apartment cleaning, pilot watching and Super Moon glancing, I had forgotten that Nik Wallenda was planning to make history and tightrope walk across the…
The lure of live, high-stakes drama was evident in Sunday’s ratings, as Discovery’s “Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda” special was easily the night’s most-watched program. According to Nielsen…
TV remains the biggest recipient of ad dollars, but winning cash is growing more complicated, as advertisers yearn to test out social media and mobile devices.
While most of Hollywood is shut down for the Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump and an Emmy-winning writer/producer on “Modern Family” are staying plenty busy on Twitter. Danny Zuker, who also serves…
Actress Amanda Bynes was arrested in New York City for reckless endangerment on Thursday and taken into custody for psychiatric evaluation.