Leave it to TLC. The channel has managed to produce a first "loosely scripted" series that not only doesn't credit writers but looks every bit as inexpensive — and feels even less scripted — than…
Who Do You Think You Are?
It seemed like only a matter of time before TLC moved into the scripted space, as several other nonfiction cablers have done within the last year. “Surviving the In-Laws,” a two-part series from MAK…
After being cancelled by NBC a year ago, “Who Do You Think You Are” is finding life again on TLC. The cabler has ordered eight hourlong episodes of the family history reality skein and will begin…
Inside the online revival of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," where production and distribution are getting a radical rethink.
There's no more ambitious entrepreneur in the cable biz today than Patrick Gottsch, who's raising a crop of channels targeting viewers in rural America. Gottsch's privately held Rural Media Group…
Discovery Channel, the net behind “Planet Earth” and “Africa,” is shining light on American viewers’ backyard with seven-part series “North America.” Project is the result of almost 3,000 days on…
With an unprecedented four shows for the Fox network -- three this summer and another come fall -- perhaps it's appropriate that Gordon Ramsay is training for his first Ironman triathlon.
The Ryan Seacrest business is growing in ways once thought unimaginable.
A British format that essentially tries to enliven genealogical navel-gazing with old-fashioned star power.