The much-anticipated college football showdown between bitter rivals Ohio State and Michigan delivered huge ratings for ABC on Saturday.
In 1962 -- before Rachael Ray and Jamie Oliver were born -- WGBH produced Julia Child's first cooking show, "The French Chef," unaware it was creating a different type of television: lifestyle…
As digital channels proliferate, the demand for brand-defining shows continues to grow. Big content producers such as Disney, Warner Bros. and CBS Paramount are well aware that U.S. fare adds a touch…
As much work as Steven Spielberg has done to shape television over the course of his career, it's only natural that television has reached to tweak the filmmaker back.
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Ben Silverman, exec producer of "Ugly Betty" and "The Office," is assuming a new "Identity" for NBC. Peacock is fast-tracking production on a Silverman-produced quizzer to be hosted by Penn Jillette…
While many bigscreen producers and directors attach themselves to a TV project to round out their resume, their actual contributions are often a point of debate. Possibly they're onboard only to…
Consider Simon Cowell the Chris Daughtry of reality show producers. Daughtry performed decently as an "American Idol" contestant last season and had his rabid fans, but came up short when competing…
After another awful autumn, execs at Fox are once again counting the days until the return of "American Idol." TV's most-watched show has consistently proved its ability to work wonders for the…
After taking some jabs to the solar plexus earlier this fall, CBS vet "CSI" is fighting back in its heavyweight tussle with "Grey's Anatomy."
Georges Leclere, senior VP for international outreach at the Intl. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, will ankle his post at the end of the year to become a consultant to various overseas TV…