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Resurrection Returns Strong for ABC Haunting drama eclipses Sunday 9 p.m. competition

ABC on Sunday night notched a significant victory in the prime-time ratings race, as the second installment of its new supernatural drama series, Resurrection, dominated the fiercely competitive 9 p.m.…

March 17, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT

Sam Champion Wants to Make The Weather Channel a One-Stop Shop for News Also, thoughts on naming storms

Specs Name Sam Champion Age 52 New gig Managing editor, anchor,The Weather Channel Old gig Weather anchor, Good Morning America You’ve said that your new morning show, AMHQ, will cover news, business, sports and other nonweather…

March 17, 2014, 6:39 AM EDT

City of Los Angeles Files $10 Million Suit Against Time Warner Cable Operator allegedly underpaid franchise fees

The city of Los Angeles is suing Time Warner Cable for nearly $10 million in allegedly unpaid franchise fees, a backlog that stretches back to 2010. In a complaint filed Friday…

March 14, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT

Nickelodeon's Jim Perry Is Courting More Adult Advertisers Upfront slate features studio partnerships

Nickelodeon revealed its slate to advertisers yesterday, and while it's all squeaky-clean kids' fare (well, relatively speaking: "As you can see from the reel, bathroom humor still works," observed Nickelodeon…

March 14, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT

A&E Shelves Those Who Kill Network plans to re-launch Chloë Sevigny drama

After two weeks of soft ratings, A&E has taken the new Chloë Sevigny crime drama Those Who Kill out of commission. The network plans to re-launch the series at a later…

March 13, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

Ad Campaign Seeks to Help Widow Whose Husband Had Hollywood's Most Famous Scream Haunted by a sound effect

Sheb Wooley comes screaming out of the mists of pop culture into the commercial mainstream in FCB's new campaign for pay-TV channel Canal+ in Spain. Wooley is the voice actor who…

March 13, 2014, 8:38 AM EDT

Anne Sweeney Is Leaving Disney 18-year vet says she wants to direct

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that Anne Sweeney is leaving the company, effective January 2015, so that she may pursue her dream of directing television. An 18-year Disney veteran,…

March 11, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

Was Winter 2014 the Onset of the Zombie Apocalypse? [Video] We asked Atlanta-based weather man Sam Champion if it's the end of the world. What he says may surprise you

After that wretched polar vortex and a long, long winter, the sun may finally be ready to return to our skies. But let's not forget what happened in Atlanta. Was…

March 11, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

Cartoon Network Upfront: Established Names and an Invitation to Native Advertisers No presentation this year, either

Cartoon Network is forgoing a traditional New York advertiser presentation for a second year running, but the kids' network hasn't been idle: new series including offbeat comedy Clarence and Elijah…

March 10, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT

Resurrection Breathes New Life Into ABC Sunday Premiere is the season’s second-largest ratings draw

ABC on Sunday night got a much-needed shot in the arm, as the series premiere of its supernatural drama series Resurrection put up big numbers at 9 p.m. In an already…

March 10, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

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