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Inside ESPN's Social Media War Room During the Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever Germany-Brazil shattered all World Cup expectations

I arrive late to the Germany-Brazil World Cup game on the assumption that I have plenty of time before the match really heats up. This turns out to be completely…

July 9, 2014, 3:07 PM EDT

Nielsen Exec: Don't Expect to Be Impressed by Impact of Mobile TV Ratings Starts tracking viewing on devices

Nielsen has declared itself "open for business" in terms of tracking TV viewing on smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets. But don’t expect those numbers, which will be available for…

July 9, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT

Kate Juergens Stepping Down as ABC Family's Chief Creative Had a pivotal role in developing net's original programming

Kate Juergens is leaving her post as ABC Family’s chief creative officer and evp of original content, Variety reported. Juergens’ exit, which was announced by ABC Family president Tom Ascheim, comes…

July 9, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT

Discovery's Fit & Health to Rebrand as Discovery Life The network to tackle life events to broaden its audience

Discovery Communications has announced that it plans to transform its fitness-oriented network, Discovery Fit & Health, into Discovery Life, AP reports. The new network, which will focus on life events…

July 9, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

You Could Get Paid to Watch Netflix Service seeks candidate to help recommend shows

If you live in the U.K. or Ireland, you could get paid to watch Netflix for a living. The streaming service put up a job listing seeking a qualified candidate to…

July 7, 2014, 2:49 PM EDT

Millennial Women Are Not Cutting the Cord But that doesn't mean they're not on digital

A new report from the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau says that millennials, women 18-24 in particular, are not cutting the cord as quickly as previously thought. In fact, TV's share of…

July 7, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Max Greenfield Is Glad Fox Forced Him to Use Twitter But the New Girl star tones it down for the post-Glee crowd

Specs Who Max Greenfield Age 33 Accomplishments Stars as Schmidt in Fox’s New Girl; appears in They Came Together, in theaters and on-demand now Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume in the…

July 2, 2014, 9:13 PM EDT

Does America Now Like Soccer? World Cup Ratings Hint at It U.S.-Belgium got a 9.6 rating on ESPN, 1.8 on Univision

Yes, that's it for the U.S. in the World Cup, but we went out with a bang: ESPN boasted its second-highest rating ever for a soccer match with a whopping…

July 2, 2014, 4:32 PM EDT

Univision Streaming Video Stops Being Free on Friday Ratings set records, but digital will require a cable sub from now on

It's going to be harder to watch the World Cup on Univision at your desk come Friday. And if you have Comcast, you're out of luck completely. Univision, which had the…

July 2, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

Neil Gaiman's American Gods Finds a Home at Starz Cable net goes script-to-series with FremantleMedia adaptation

It's been rumored for years and now coming to pass: Neil Gaiman's beloved fantasy novel American Gods has a network ready to develop a long-rumored TV adaptation. The deal, initially,…

July 1, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

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