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The Rise and Fall and Rise of Hasbro's TV Strategy

What went wrong with The Hub, and what the toymaker hopes will go right

What looks like an entertainment company, spends like an entertainment company and programs like an entertainment company? It's Hasbro, a toymaker. Hasbro makes not just toys but also hugely popular intellectual…

CSI and Elementary Are Coming to Hulu

Make way for the crime dramas

Two of CBS' biggest crime dramas are heading to Hulu. The video platform scored the exclusive rights to CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Elementary. As more people view shows on digital…

5 Delicious Questions for Tom Colicchio About His New Gig at MSNBC

A chat with the celebrity chef turned food correspondent

Big news from MSNBC this morning: Celebrity chef Tom Colicchio will become the network's first food correspondent and debut two new shows. Stirring the Pot will air on the network's…

Why Leave It to Beaver Has Stations Seeing Green

A new wave of channels is stealing a page from cable

In recent years, at the far end of the channel lineup, a slew of upstart broadcast diginets, or subchannels, quietly started popping up thanks to changes in FCC regulations that…

Could Snapchat Be a March Madness Player This Year?

Turner Sports' marketing integrations captain, Will Funk, dishes on college hoops

March Madness, the annual rite of spring for college basketball fans—and a marketing bonanza for brands—is upon us once again (starting March 15 and ending with the championship game April…

For Rising Comedy Star Clark Duke, Tweeting Is Like Drunk-Texting America

Why you won’t find the Hot Tub Time Machine star on social media

Specs Who Clark Duke Age 29 Claim to Fame Stars as Jacob in the upcoming film Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (in theaters Feb. 20); recent guest star on CBS' Mom and Two and…

Jon Cryer on the Incredibly Long Life and 'Absolutely Crazy' Finale of Two and a Half Men

12-year role has been '87% blessing, 13% curse'

When he landed the role of Alan Harper on CBS' Two and a Half Men in 2003, Jon Cryer says he had "an unusual sense of confidence" that the show…

The Not-So-Funny State of TV Comedy

These are grim times for the sitcom, but networks remain optimistic

Over the past dozen years of taping Two and a Half Men on Stage 26 on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif., Jon Cryer had grown to dread the…

The Simpsons App Is Finally Using the Best Aspect Ratio Ever

Don't pretend you don't care

Good news, nerds—and we mean really serious, committed, supreme-o nerds: The Simpsons is now available in its original 4:3 aspect ratio on FXX's Simpsons World streaming app. Revered Simpsons showrunner…

Peers Mourn the Death of 60 Minutes' Bob Simon

Dies at 73 after car crash in New York

Bob Simon, the 60 Minutes mainstay whose gentlemanly-but-stern TV reporting was among CBS News' enduring signatures for decades, died Wednesday night in New York City after a livery cab accident.…

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