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Larry Wilmore on How He Landed The Nightly Show and What He Learned From Jon Stewart

Plus, the last-minute name change

When CBS tapped Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as its Late Show host, many people assumed Larry Wilmore—The Daily Show's "senior black correspondent" since 2006—would be a natural fit…

Conan Tours Taco Bell HQ, Visits the Test Kitchen and Ends Up Convulsing on the Floor

Seeing how the chalupa is made

If you've ever seen late-night mastermind Conan O'Brien venture into the real world and interact with the commoners, you know you're in for a treat whenever it happens. Turns out the…

FX Wants to Be the ‘Best’ Channel on TV, Not the Highest-Rated One

CEO stands behind lesser-viewed gems like Louie and The Americans

FX is now the No. 4 cable network when it comes to 18-49-year-olds, up from sixth place a year ago. While many networks in its position would be gunning for…

MTV Marks MLK Day by Airing in Black and White

Kendrick Lamar, Rand Paul and more join PSAs on race in America

For 12 hours starting at 9 a.m. this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 19), MTV will mark the civil rights leader's memory by airing in black and white. As…

From USA to Bravo, NBCUniversal's Cable Channels are in Transition

One gets back to basics, two branch out

As NBC proper continues to build momentum—attracting more viewers ages 18 to 49 than any other broadcast network—many of parent NBCUniversal's cable networks are in transition. The USA Network, for one, is still…

Cosby Show Retrospective Quietly Pulled From Rebranded TV Guide Network's Lineup

Pop puts episode on 'permanent pause' due to scandal

TV Guide isn't the only once-beloved brand that Pop exec Brad Schwartz had to jettison from the network's relaunch. An hour-long program featuring Bill Cosby and going behind the scenes…

TV Guide Network Relaunches as Pop, With Original Shows and No Annoying Scroll

Rebranding targets 'modern grown-ups'

On Wednesday, free of scrolling listings, the TV Guide Network is relaunching as Pop, a network catering to "enthusiastic fandom" in pop culture. Pop is targeting a 35-45 audience that grew…

Here's How Showtime Got David Lynch to Revive Twin Peaks

Reversing the usual pitch, the network's president did the begging

Showtime had the good fortune to make its Television Critics Association winter press tour appearance less than 24 hours after its freshman series The Affair won two Golden Globes Awards,…

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Will Debut Sept. 8

CBS exec gives new details on the network's late-night slots

For once, the biggest buzz at CBS centers on its late-night shows, not prime time. "We have a big, big, big year ahead in late night. It's a year of transition,"…

Workaholics Star Adam Devine's Bedtime Routine Includes Instagram Stalking

His Pitch Perfect fans might be stalking him back

Specs Who Adam Devine Age 31 Claim to fame Star of Comedy Central's Workaholics (Season 5 debuts Jan. 14) and Adam Devine's House Party; voices Pizza Steve in Cartoon Network's Uncle Grandpa; plays…

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