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A&E Buys 10% of Vice For $250 Million Values millennial-oriented publisher at $2.5 billion

Vice has sold 10 percent of its company to A&E Networks for $250 million, a Vice representative confirmed to Adweek on Friday.  The terms of the deal gives the millennial-oriented publication…

August 29, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

This Is How the NFL Is Getting Butts Back in the Bleachers Photo ops with cheerleaders and hanging with the owner

Atlanta Falcons CMO Jim Smith is rewarding loyal season ticket holders with the kind of stadium “memories” they can’t get from watching on TV at home. For the second year,…

August 26, 2014, 5:58 AM EDT

TV Gets Undressed VH1’s Dating Naked is the latest stripped-down series to seduce viewers

To say that this wedding is unconventional doesn’t quite capture the essence of the nuptials of reality show contestants Ashley and Alika. First off, the bride and groom met with the…

August 24, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

Parents Television Council Is Already Upset About What Nicki Minaj Will Do on Sunday Watchdogs foresee VMA lewdness

Really, you wonder if the Parents Television Council is secretly letting MTV write its press releases. Nicki Minaj's butt-heavy video for her new single Anaconda (why, yes, it does sample…

August 20, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT

WGN America Continues String of Original Programs Two new scripted dramas join expanding series slate

WGN America is building on the successful release of two new original dramas earlier this year, Salem and Manhattan, with the announcement today of its next straight-to-series scripted drama, Titans.…

August 14, 2014, 3:54 PM EDT

ESPN Host Suspended Over Billboard Mocking LeBron Le Batard took aim at NBA star for leaving Miami Heat and rejoining Cleveland Cavaliers

ESPN Radio host Dan Le Batard was suspended for two days following a public jab at Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James.  The sportswriter and radio host drew ire from his superiors after buying…

August 12, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT

Doctor Who on World Tour With New Star Peter Capaldi Fans get sneak peek of new series

British science fiction show Doctor Who is celebrating its 51th anniversary, 34th season, and the arrival of a new doctor with a seven-city world tour spanning five continents. The tour kicked…

August 11, 2014, 5:13 PM EDT

MTV Brings Back House of Style as Multiplatform Native Ad Integrates two of its iconic shows with Unilever brands

Fans of MTV's House of Style can catch up on the latest fashion trends thanks to a Unilever-sponsored relaunch of the series online and on-air. "We're looking at it as a…

August 8, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

Reed Hastings Says on Facebook That Netflix Has Passed HBO in Subscriber Revenue Mark Zuckerberg likes this post

Reed Hastings continues to push the HBO comparison—and to talk up any moment when Netflix passes a key HBO metric—but he has a great one to push here: Netflix's $1.146…

August 7, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

The Deal Is Off Between Fox and Time Warner 21st Century Fox withdraws offer to buy out TWX

That was abrupt: 21st Century Fox today withdrew its long-discussed bid to acquire a controlling interest in Time Warner Entertainment, a megamerger that would have made the resulting entity so…

August 5, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

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