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CBS All Access Bulks Up With Originals as It Prepares to Take on Hulu and Netflix

During CBS' last earnings call in July, analysts who were expecting CBS Corp. CEO and chairman Leslie Moonves to do little more than brag about his network's big upfront gains were in for a surprise.

CBS All Access’ First Original Series, a Digital-Only Big Brother Spinoff, Premieres Sept. 28

CBS All Access certainly isn't taking it easy ahead of the Labor Day weekend.

For This Brooklyn Nine-Nine Star, Social Media Is Like Smoking

Specs Age 37 Claim to fame Stars as Gina on Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Sundays, 8:30 p.m. on Fox) Base Los Angeles

The X Factor Stumbles Out of the Gate

Fox has a black hole punched through the middle of its prime-time schedule, and if the Season 3 premiere of The X Factor is anything to go by, the void is only going to get more ragged at the edges as the season progresses.

Pepsi, GM Bail on Fox’s X Factor

After serving as the flagship sponsor of Fox’s The X Factor for its first two seasons—an agreement that included extensive integrations and interactive elements—Pepsi has passed on a third go-around with the show.

Blackout Has Negligible Impact on CBS Ratings

While the four-day blackout of the CBS signal in select Time Warner Cable markets thus far has had a negligible impact on prime-time ratings, the broadcaster did see some shrinkage in deliveries of its new summertime hit.

Time Warner Cable Pulls the Plug on CBS

CBS has gone dark in New York. In the latest development in the ongoing carriage dispute between CBS and the Time Warner Cable, the local affiliate went off the air this afternoon at approximately 5:04 p.m. EDT.

Marketing to Kids Is an Obstacle Course

If you’re advertising in the $1 billion kids marketplace, you’ll need to accommodate a bit more in the way of oversight, both from traditional antagonists like watchdog groups and from a less predictable challenger: big-box retailers.

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.