Fox TV Boss Kevin Reilly Says a Good Tale Still Matters

And so does the 30-second spot

TV has always been a dog-eat-dog game. These days, there are so many dogs in the mix, someone better alert the ASPCA. So why, in the midst of massive digital…

Michelle Trachtenberg Is Well Prepared for Her Role as Marina Oswald

Steady diet of Investigation Discovery

Specs Who Michelle Trachtenberg Age 28 Accomplishments Plays Marina Oswald in the National Geographic Channel movie Killing Kennedy (Nov. 10, 8 p.m.); former star of Gossip Girl, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Harriet…

Fox Trims American Idol Results Show

Network reveals full mid-season lineup

Fox is putting American Idol on a diet, and that (indirectly) spells good news for the network’s Tuesday night lineup. As expected (Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly in May told Adweek…

Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick TV Finalists

Which will be the year's hottest TV shows and networks?

And now, presenting the finalists in the television category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for the top shows and networks based…

The X Factor Stumbles Out of the Gate

Record low ratings for Season 3 premiere

Fox has a black hole punched through the middle of its prime-time schedule, and if the Season 3 premiere of The X Factor is anything to go by, the void…

The Hot List Poll

Your time to pick the must-see shows, must-have apps and top magazines of the year

Welcome to Fragmentation Nation. As this year’s Hot List Readers' Choice Poll affirms, technological opportunity has conjoined with the wandering, twerking consumer, his iPad and six-second videos in tow, to…

Editor's Letter: Heat Seekers

Adweek's Hot List continues to evolve and expand to reflect the industry

Invariably, like the change of seasons or perhaps a migration of birds south, the calls start coming in May: “Have you started to work on the Hot List yet?” In covering…

Nielsen: 29 Percent of TV Ratings Impacted by Twitter

Study tries to establish causal relationship between social and GRPs

In a first attempt at establishing a causal relationship between Twitter activity and TV ratings, Nielsen on Tuesday released a study that suggests that the social media platform can in…

The Cooking Channel Finds Traction in the Marketplace

Presentation is everything

During this year’s advance buying season, clients and agencies are finally getting to sample the Cooking Channel’s ratings and buy guaranteed inventory after two-and-a-half years in the oven. And owner…

Is There Anything Joe Bastianich Can't Do?

Junior MasterChef, Italia and marathons

Specs Who Joe Bastianich Age 44 New gig Judge on Fox’s Junior MasterChef Credentials In business, with mother Lidia and Mario Batali, operating restaurants including Babbo, Del Posto and Otto Fun fact Competed in Ironman Hawaii…