CMT president Brian Philips wasn't kidding when he told Adweek in March prior to his network's upfront presentation that the country-themed network's move into scripted series this year for the first time represented &quo
Nashville is back from the dead. The Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere drama, which ABC canceled last month after four seasons, is moving to CMT for Season 5.
Specs Age 48 Claim to fame Star of FX's American Crime Story (premieres Feb. 2) and ABC's Nashville (returns March 16) Base Los Angeles and Nashville
Specs Age 39 Claim to fame ESPN reporter and co-host of SportsNation (weekdays on ESPN2) Base Los Angeles
This year, Sports Illustrated is kicking off the biggest celebration yet for its annual Swimsuit Issue in a city that's not exactly synonymous with sun and sand: Nashville, Tenn.
With just a month to go before it pitches its 2014-15 upfront slate, ABC has re-upped entertainment president Paul Lee. The genial Brit has signed a new multiyear deal with the network, and while terms were not disclosed, it is believed that the contract will keep Lee locked down through spring 2018.
In a season marred by wholly forgettable 10 p.m. launches, NBC thus far is the only broadcaster showing signs of life in the final hour of prime time.
CBS could have a winner on its hands with its first midseason drama launch, while a solid performer in the Tuesday 10 p.m. slot continues to elude ABC.
FX today announced it has ordered up a fourth batch of Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series American Horror Story, signing on for 13 new episodes to air next fall. Jessica Lange will return in an as-yet undetermined role for the fourth season, which will once again be produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.
It’s 10 p.m. … Do you know where your viewers are? If you program a broadcast television network, there’s a good chance they’ve either flipped to a cable channel or are firing up the DVR.