Here's Why Making Super Bowl Media Day a Prime-Time TV Event Is Brilliant

NFL bets on fans' insatiable appetite for football

The answers to "Which Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle is Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner's favorite?" or "What is Rob Gronkowski's favorite number between 1 and 100?" will now play out in…

Why the CW Has Just One New Show This Fall—and a Cameo From Britney Spears

Network president emphasizes stability

While most broadcast networks arrived at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour with a plethora of new fall shows, the CW came with only one new series on its…

TED's Inspirational Talks Are Coming to Your TV, but Not in English

'Soy TED' will air on the Spanish-language network Vme

TED is launching its first TV series in the U.S., though it won't be in English. The global nonprofit known for its popular TEDTalks has partnered with Miami-based Spanish-language broadcaster Vme…

Showtime's President Talks Twin Peaks Revival and ‘Good’ Versus ‘Great’ TV

And why comedy is such a challenge

John Landgraf's provocative remarks that there's "simply too much television" on the air have continued to reverberate through the second half of the Television Critics Association's summer press tour. The latest to…

Facebook's Mobile Ad Business Probably Just Got Even Bigger

Plugs in new high-performing promos to its network

Facebook made roughly $2.9 billion on mobile ads last quarter, and today it revealed moves that could increase that number materially. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based tech giant added four products…

The GOP Debate Generated 1,273% More Tweets Than Jon Stewart's Sendoff

But Fox News' most-tweeted moment didn't feature Trump

Jon Stewart's Daily Show farewell on Thursday was not only upstaged by the GOP debate on TV—which helped Fox News shatter the cable news record with 24 million viewers—it was…

Stephen Colbert's Late Show Wish? That Donald Trump Stays in the Presidential Race

'Right now, I'm just dry-Trumping'

As the debut of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert approaches, only one thing is keeping Colbert up at night. It's not the pressure of replacing an icon like David Letterman,…

Don't Panic, Says CBS: More People Are Watching TV Now Than a Decade Ago

And millennials will come around, too

On Friday, FX sounded the alarm about the state, and future, of television. But today CBS offered a counterpoint to FX chief John Landgraf's argument, as network execs made their…

CBS Exec: A Broadcast Network Can Win in the End, Even as TV Evolves

Nina Tassler on content ownership and multiple platforms

A few days after FX's John Landgraf sounded a warning bell that "too much television" is being made, a top exec at CBS said the network is well positioned to continue to…

Vice Sports Uses YouTube's 360-Degree Virtual Reality for New Series

Partners with Reebok for The Moment

Ever wonder what it's like to jump and flip around the desert of Utah's Goblin Valley Skate Park? A new series from Vice Sports will let you experience that, without…

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