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Peers Mourn the Death of 60 Minutes' Bob Simon Dies at 73 after car crash in New York

Bob Simon, the 60 Minutes mainstay whose gentlemanly-but-stern TV reporting was among CBS News' enduring signatures for decades, died Wednesday night in New York City after a livery cab accident.…

February 12, 2015, 6:46 AM EST

Scandal's Jeff Perry on the Show's 'Rabid' Twitter Audience The chief of staff holds tweeting get-togethers for his castmates

Specs Who Jeff Perry Age 59 Claim to Fame Stars as White House chief of staff Cyrus Beene on ABC's Scandal (Thursdays at 9 p.m.); currently appearing in Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie with the…

February 11, 2015, 12:00 AM EST

Talk Show Queen Wendy Williams Cops to Getting a Little Help on Twitter And feeling starstruck by Judge Judy

Specs Who Wendy Williams Age 50 Claim to fame Host of daily syndicated talk show The Wendy Williams Show (its 1,000th episode aired last week); author; member of the National Radio Hall of…

February 4, 2015, 12:00 AM EST

Viacom Is Trying Something New for Cable Upfront Season As viewing habits change, the young-skewing cable outfit leans on social

When the head of a major cable conglomerate calls ratings falloff "an important secular issue," it may be time to look for solutions outside traditional channels, and that's exactly what…

February 2, 2015, 6:30 PM EST

NBC Breaks the Record with a 49.7 Rating and 114.4 Million Viewers During the Super Bowl $4.5 million per spot looks like a bargain now

If you ask a network exec who won the Super Bowl this morning, the correct answer is anybody who bought an ad in the fourth quarter. NBC bet big on…

February 2, 2015, 11:35 AM EST

Today Show Stars Pull a Coldplay and Walk the Streets of NYC in Their Super Bowl Promo Homage to the band's viral music video

With Super Bowl Sunday approaching, the Today Show debuted its Big Game spot on its Friday morning broadcast. The 30-second commercial, which will air as one of the in-house promotional…

January 30, 2015, 12:41 PM EST

How Fox's Marketing Fanned the Flames of Empire, One of the Biggest New Shows in Years The strategy behind a breakout hit

Nothing takes the sting off a lackluster fall season like a big midseason hit. And that's exactly the situation Fox is in with its new show Empire, which after a month…

January 29, 2015, 10:49 PM EST

NBC Has Officially Sold All of Its $4.5 Million Super Bowl Spots And just in time

It's official, and not a moment too soon: NBC has sold every single spot in the Super Bowl, although some pre-game spots are still up for grabs, according to Seth…

January 28, 2015, 5:40 PM EST

Rainn Wilson Shares His Favorite Super Bowl Ad (He Just Can't Remember What It's For) Backstrom star can definitely name his top podcasts, though

Specs Who Rainn Wilson Age 49 Claim to Fame Stars as detective Everett Backstrom on the new Fox series Backstrom (Thursdays at 9); co-creator of the SoulPancake website and YouTube channel Base Los Angeles Twitter @rainnwilson What's…

January 27, 2015, 6:00 PM EST

The War for Winter Time Slots Is Creating Some Truly Odd TV Matchups Will iZombie Feast on Marvel's Agents?

Broadcast networks are pitting their bench players against each other after a particularly poor showing in the fall. Some matchups are anyone's guess, and some are just plain weird. Interestingly,…

January 26, 2015, 8:48 PM EST

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