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8 Popular U.S. Shows That Got Their Start Overseas

From Jane the Virgin to House of Cards, these ideas hit it big in America

Jane the Virgin, the CW hit, owes its success to many—not the least of which is its star (and Adweek cover girl) Gina Rodriguez, who took home a Golden Globe…

Broadcasters Are Going Movie-Crazy During Pilot Season

These flicks are getting production money, even if they're not very good

Pilot season this year boasts five nonclassic movies being refurbished as contenders for primetime placement on broadcast this season (not counting script deals for Big, Marley & Me, The Money…

Fox Is Rebuilding Its Slate, One Hit at a Time

Dana Walden on the network’s midseason momentum

As co-chairman and co-CEO of Fox Television Group, Dana Walden, alongside partner Gary Newman, now oversees both Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television, which Walden (who started there…

The Not-So-Funny State of TV Comedy

These are grim times for the sitcom, but networks remain optimistic

Over the past dozen years of taping Two and a Half Men on Stage 26 on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif., Jon Cryer had grown to dread the…

Real Housewife Yolanda Foster Gets Social Media Schooling From her Insta-Famous Kids

But she'd rather be using AOL

Specs Who Yolanda Foster Age 50 Claim to fame Star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Bravo) Base Los Angeles Twitter @YolandaHFoster What's the first information you consume in the…

Viacom’s Downturns Have Gotten So Predictable They’re an Easy Buck for Investors

Conglom is trying to figure out the multiplatform game

As usual, Viacom is doomed. People have been preaching the End of Days for the company since Tom Freston left and was replaced by Philippe Dauman in 2006, and yet it…

Are DirecTV Customers Going to Lose AMC in the Middle of The Walking Dead?

Show rates higher than football

Ah, November: The Christmas decorations are going up, flights home are getting expensive, and networks are going to war with cable providers. It's always an uphill battle with satellite and…

Why It Took So Long for ABC to Cancel Manhattan Love Story

Comedy is the first show to fall this season

As the fall TV season kicks off, the networks usually have itchy trigger fingers when it comes to killing off new shows that flop out of the gate. But not…

Nielsen Mistake Means Ratings Are Even Lower Than We Thought

Gaffe at season’s start couldn’t have come at a worse time

Given that it premiered Sunday night, it seems like the right time to ask: Is The Walking Dead the only thing young people watch? This past season, the AMC show ranked…

Fox News' ‘Outnumbered’ Host Harris Faulkner Discusses the Role of Social Media in Journalism

And why politics tends to focus on women

  Photo: Alfred Maskeroni Specs New gig Co-host of Fox News’ Outnumbered and anchor of Fox Report Weekend on Sundays Old gig Anchor of Fox Report Weekend and breaking news anchor for Happening Now Twitter @HarrisFaulkner Age…

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