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George Bodenheimer to Leave ESPN Three years after handing off president role, he'll manage a charity

George Bodenheimer is leaving ESPN, according to the Disney-ABC sports network. Bodenheimer has been at ESPN almost since its inception—he started working there in 1981—and will now work at The…

May 28, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

Jake Tapper Leaps From the D.C. Beat to the Anchor's Chair Taking charge, his goal is to build TV's ‘front page’

Specs Who Jake Tapper New gig Anchor, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent, CNN Old gig Senior national political correspondent, ABC News Twitter @jaketapper Age 45 I know being a beat reporter is a lot of fun—do you…

May 25, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

For Soothing Relief, Dr. Oz Loves iPad Apps And for medical advice, he turns to AskMD

Specs Who Dr. Mehmet Oz Age 53 Accomplishments Cardiac surgeon and professor at Columbia University; host of The Dr. Oz Show; author; founder of Dr. Oz The Good Life magazine (May/June issue is…

May 22, 2014, 11:14 PM EDT

Here Is Your First Look at the New Disney Channel Logo Ding dong, the box is gone

The Disney Channel isn't exactly rebranding, but it is changing its logo and its network IDs to reflect a new, less boxy look that is going live on most of…

May 22, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

Listening to Beyoncé? Facebook Has an Ad for You The fine line between social sharing and eavesdropping

You've long suspected that Facebook was listening to you—now we know it definitely will be. With your permission, of course. The social network appears to be preparing to serve ads…

May 21, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT

Why AMC Wants You to Watch the Whole First Episode of Halt & Catch Fire Early on Tumblr Show premieres June 1 on cable

If AMC's corporate strategy has embraced a single ethos over the last few years, it's that more people watching is better, period. So it's probably not a surprise that the…

May 20, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

Mad Men Stars Pose for Vintage-Style Product Ads in 'For Your Consideration' Campaign First time asking for votes

AMC serves up a fun Emmy Awards campaign for Mad Men, casting its stars in print work that has the look and feel of classy period advertising from the Sterling…

May 19, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

5 Time Slot Brawls to Watch This Fall Plus, Spanish-language nets serve up new music competition shows

With radically altered prime-time lineups at ABC and Fox, football on Thursday at CBS, and an NBC slate without its Thursday comedy block, the season is shaping up to be…

May 18, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

Jackie de Crinis Returns From Paradise to Take On USA’s Wider Development Mission Goes well beyond original scripted dramas

   Specs Who Jackie de Crinis New gig Evp, original programming, USA Network  Old gig Senior programming executive, USA Network Age 49  In a recent interview with Adweek, chairman of NBCU Cable Entertainment Bonnie Hammer said USA Network…

May 18, 2014, 9:19 PM EDT

Turner Upfront Slate Tries for Younger Viewers, Even Male/Female Split Deal with Comcast includes dynamic ads

Without Steve Koonin at the helm for the first time in years, Turner is giving the floor to head of programming Michael Wright this morning. The networks are shifting focus,…

May 14, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

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