Tuning In: Simon Cowell didn't ask for the job, but en route to becoming the only voice that consistently matters on "American Idol," he has established himself as America's critic in chief.
Campus killer Seung Hui Cho's "multimedia manifesto," which NBC aired exclusively last Wednesday night, helped "Nightly News With Brian Williams" narrowly top ABC's "World News With Charles Gibson"…
ABC's consistent tandem of "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Bachelor" produced a ratings victory in key demo categories on Monday, a night that saw a nothing-special premiere for NBC's "The Real…
Faced with ratings slippage, Lifetime is upping the ante. The female-oriented net is making the unusual move of scheduling its three new series for the same night this summer -- in the competitive…
The topper of U.K. breakfast TV company GMTV, which has been caught up in the latest premium line quiz scam to hit Blighty, has apologized to audiences.
NBC Universal's theme park division is looking to make some serious "d'oh," pacting with News Corp.'s 20th Century Fox TV to launch a major ride tied to "The Simpsons."
Producer Michael Weisman has been tapped for a second tour of duty at NBC Sports and will head the net's "Football Night in America."
Reality giant Endemol USA is looking to get even bigger. Company behind "Deal or No Deal" and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" has hired A. Ron Milkes to serve as senior VP of acquisitions.
Warner Bros. TV is staying in business with John Stephens, inking a six-figure, two-script deal with the scribe, who most recently served as co-exec producer of "The OC." He also directed an episode…
The producer of South Africa's most-watched and longest-running local drama, "Generations," and the South African Broadcasting Corp. are being sued for 13 million rand ($1.8 million) by the composer…
High-flying U.K. exec Dawn Airey has quit her job -- just eight days after starting the gig. Airey, formerly with BSkyB and Channel 5, took up the job of CEO at upstart combo Iostar, billed as a…