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These Were the Hottest TV Shows and Networks of 2016

Life met art in the 2016 TV Hot List. Veep, a political satire about a White House run, was declared Hottest Comedy, but was trumped by the real thing, which […]

This Chicago Agency Creates Playful Campaigns for Major Brands

Specs Who (L. to r.) CEO Tom O'Keefe, CCO Matt Reinhard and president Nick Paul What Full-service ad agency Where Chicago

Howie Mandel Uses Every Single Social App He Can

Specs Who Howie Mandel Age 59 Claim to fame Comedian and actor; executive producer of the TBS series Deal With It (Fridays, 9/8c); judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent

Kids Are Watching the Weirdest Stuff on TV—and It’s Not Always From Kids’ Networks

The kids market is a place where fierce competition rages between otherwise cuddly characters like Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse (yes, both are still around, albeit in newer, hipper incarnations), but it turns out there’s a contingent of children watching stuff that isn’t marketed to or made for them at all.

Nobody Wants to Marry Harry

It's not like you could have made a second season of gag reality show I Wanna Marry Harry, anyway, but Fox execs who might have been considering the option aren't going to get the chance with these ratings.

Piers Morgan Never Really Arrived on CNN and Now He’s Leaving

Piers Morgan's 9 p.m. show on CNN is ending, the host told the New York Times' David Carr.

Gordon Ramsay Made Fox More Than $150M in the Last Year

His may not be the first name that comes to mind when the Fox Broadcasting Company is brought up in casual conversation, but let there be no doubt that Gordon Ramsay is one of the network’s singular personalities.

YouTube Touts Home-Grown Talent Over Hollywood at Brandcast

This year, YouTube embraced being YouTube.

Summertime Blues: New Off-Season Broadcast Series Founder

Like a Band-Aid floating in a public swimming pool, broadcast’s new summer series are turning out to be a total bummer.

Shattered ‘Glass’: Poor Showing For ABC Reality Show

In a nod to a rival network’s attempts to block the launch of The Glass House, ABC on Monday night introduced its new reality series as “the show they didn’t want you to see.” But if the early ratings are anything to go by, “they” don’t have much to worry about.