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Infographic: Things Super Bowl Viewers Love (Besides the Big Game) A closer look at their behaviors and interests

How do the interests of Super Bowl viewers compare to those less invested in the Big Game? Audience measurement firm GfK MRI asked 25,000 U.S. adult Super Bowl fans about their…

January 25, 2015, 10:00 PM EST

Why the Super Bowl Halftime Show Has Become the Biggest Ad of All Katy Perry, brands poised to win big

For brands that know the score, music and sports can be a winning combination—and nowhere more than the Super Bowl halftime show, the height of music, sports and pop culture…

January 25, 2015, 10:00 PM EST

Today Only, Amazon Is Discounting Prime to $72 and Streaming Transparent for Free A clear (and crucially timed) push for subscriber growth

Apparently on a charm offensive after winning two Golden Globes for its witty dramedy Transparent, Amazon is streaming the show for free today and offering a discount for new converts…

January 24, 2015, 2:07 PM EST

Larry Wilmore on How He Landed The Nightly Show and What He Learned From Jon Stewart Plus, the last-minute name change

When CBS tapped Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as its Late Show host, many people assumed Larry Wilmore—The Daily Show's "senior black correspondent" since 2006—would be a natural fit…

January 24, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Activist Ad Strips Away Redskins' Logo to Show 'It's Still Washington Football' Native American group makes subtle use of real footage

When Washington's Robert Griffin III—RG3, to you—runs a 76-yard touchdown to the roaring applause of adoring fans, does it matter what's printed on his helmet? That's the question posed by a…

January 23, 2015, 1:44 PM EST

Conan Tours Taco Bell HQ, Visits the Test Kitchen and Ends Up Convulsing on the Floor Seeing how the chalupa is made

If you've ever seen late-night mastermind Conan O'Brien venture into the real world and interact with the commoners, you know you're in for a treat whenever it happens. Turns out the…

January 22, 2015, 1:23 PM EST

FX Wants to Be the ‘Best’ Channel on TV, Not the Highest-Rated One CEO stands behind lesser-viewed gems like Louie and The Americans

FX is now the No. 4 cable network when it comes to 18-49-year-olds, up from sixth place a year ago. While many networks in its position would be gunning for…

January 21, 2015, 8:00 AM EST

MTV Marks MLK Day by Airing in Black and White Kendrick Lamar, Rand Paul and more join PSAs on race in America

For 12 hours starting at 9 a.m. this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 19), MTV will mark the civil rights leader's memory by airing in black and white. As…

January 18, 2015, 3:00 PM EST

A Humbled Fox Seeks to Change Its Fortunes Renews some shows, mulls the return of 24, X-Files and Simon Cowell

The last time Fox was at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, then-chief Kevin Reilly declared that pilot season was dead (which topped my list of the most ridiculous…

January 17, 2015, 8:43 PM EST

Resurgent NBC Sets Sights on Two Remaining Weak Spots: Thursdays and Comedies Can it revive 'Must-See TV'?

When NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt started at the network in 2011, things looked bleak. NBC has now clawed its way back to first place in the 18-49 demographic, thanks…

January 17, 2015, 7:21 PM EST

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