Has Sharknado Jumped the Shark? 'Oh Hell No!' Ratings Drop 31%

But there will be a fourth installment

Syfy's Sharknado franchise finally seems to be losing its bite. Last night's Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! drew 2.8 million viewers, including 1.1 million adults ages 18 to 49, according to…

Susanne Daniels Departs as MTV's Head of Programming to Join YouTube

Mina Lefevre, Lauren Dolgen to co-run cable network

Just hours after replacing the head of one music-themed network, Viacom did it again. Susanne Daniels, MTV's head of programming since 2012, has left the company to take on the role…

Bill Simmons Is Headed to HBO, With a New Weekly Series in 2016

His multiplatform deal starts in October

Bill Simmons has settled on his post-ESPN job: He'll be taking his talents to HBO. Simmons has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with HBO, which includes a weekly series launching next…

To Stop Its Ratings Slide, VH1 Taps MTV2 and Logo's Chris McCarthy as GM

Replaces Tom Calderone, who left yesterday

As it looks to turn its slipping ratings around, VH1 is turning to someone who has worked ratings magic for other Viacom cable networks. The network has tapped Chris McCarthy,…

Want to Improve Your Business Revenue? Buy More TV Ads

VAB study finds spending on television pays off

There is one surefire way for companies to increase their business performance: up their TV ad spending. A new study from the Video Advertising Bureau looked at the correlation between TV…

This Bites! Sharknado 3 Is Basically Just 2 Hours of Comcast-Branded Content

Starring Xfinity and Universal Studios Florida

There have only been a handful of TV moments that became true social media phenomena, but the original Sharknado certainly qualifies. The Syfy movie premiered with almost no fanfare two summers…

Surprise! Parents Television Council Hates VH1's 'Dating Naked' Billboard

Demands the network remove interactive L.A. installation

In a development as predictable as Emmy voters snubbing The Americans again this year, the Parents Television Council has announced that it is really, really upset about the interactive Dating…

Mad Men Gets One Final Emmy Chance, and Other News From This Year's Nominations

A big day for Amazon, HBO and Netflix

It's last call for Mad Men's Emmy run.  As the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards, it made room for Jon Hamm's acclaimed…

TLC Cancels 19 Kids and Counting

Network will air documentary featuring Jill and Jessa Duggar

TLC has canceled one of its most successful reality shows nearly two months after it was revealed that one of its stars had molested several underage girls. Josh Duggar, one of…

You Can Literally Undress This 'Dating Naked' Billboard on Hollywood's Busiest Corner

Peel it off piece by piece

When it comes to promoting the return of its nude dating competition series, Dating Naked: Playing for Keeps, VH1 has found that less—much less—is more. The network is following up this week's…