E! Is Ending Joel McHale's The Soup After 22 Seasons

Series finale will air Dec. 18

This summer, Joel McHale jokingly told Adweek that he had "30 good years left" as host of E!'s The Soup. But he didn't even get 30 good weeks: E! announced today…

Ad of the Day: Netflix Shows You the Consequences of Being the Worst Kind of Rat

Better keep your mouth shut

You've seen this kind of torture scene before. A man sits bound to a chair, preparing to feel unimaginable pain after crossing a line with his tough-guy boss. He seems…

October Was Broadcast TV's Best Advertising Month Since January 2014

Standard Media Index tracked month's big gains

Perhaps the sky isn't falling after all when it comes to television advertising. Robust TV ad sales in October, as the new television season kicked off, drove the U.S. ad…

In Today Show Interview, Charlie Sheen Says He's Done Paying Others to Keep His Secret

Star discusses HIV-positive diagnosis

Charlie Sheen has been trying to keep secret his HIV status for four years. After a series of headaches and a hospitalization, Sheen thought he had a brain tumor. Instead,…

How Talking Dead Host Chris Hardwick Avoids Dropping Spoilers

Nerdist founder also shares his current TV obsessions

Specs Age 43 Claim to fame Host of Talking Dead (Sunday nights after The Walking Dead on AMC) and @Midnight With Chris Hardwick (Monday through Thursday at 12 a.m. on Comedy Central);…

Presidential Hopefuls Ask for Equal Airtime After Donald Trump's SNL Gig

GOP longshots benefit from FCC rule

This was inevitable. Following Donald Trump's hosting stint on the Nov. 7 episode of Saturday Night Live, three Republican presidential hopefuls have requested equal time on NBC stations. According to the…

Charlie Sheen Will Discuss His HIV Status on the Today Show

Actor will make 'revealing personal announcement'

The Today show is promoting "a revealing personal announcement" from Charlie Sheen for Tuesday's program. The sitcom star sits down with Matt Lauer for a live interview and, while the…

Paris Attacks Prompt Changes to Terror-Themed Shows Like Supergirl and Homeland

CBS and TNT postpone episodes

Following Friday's attacks in Paris, several networks have made changes to TV shows that echoed those awful real-life events. CBS and TNT have delayed episodes of their shows set to…

How the Producers Behind RuPaul's Drag Race Went From Extreme to Mainstream

World of Wonder is ready to cash in

Prolific television producers Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey never considered their programming to be underground—so fringe that only the cool kids would like it—when they launched a talk show starring…

As ABC Cancels Wicked City, Here Are the First Prime-Time Casualties Each Fall Since 2000

From Manhattan Love Story to Tucker

Broadcast's May upfronts are a bit like spring training for baseball: the upcoming TV season is full of possibilities, and every new show trotted out for the fall is a…

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