ABC Changes Its Fall Plans, Moves Quantico to Sundays

Drama replaces Of Kings and Prophets, but Tuesdays are uncertain

Three weeks after announcing its conservative 2015-2016 schedule, ABC is already making changes to its fall lineup.  The network is moving its new FBI drama Quantico from a planned 10 p.m.…

No, Netflix Isn't Considering Running Ads. It's Just Testing Promos for Its Own Shows

Outrage at the streaming service was unfounded

Calm down, everyone. Netflix isn't suddenly following Hulu's lead and running ads as part of its service. Earlier today, the Internet virtually freaked out—i.e., reacted in its usual way—after a few…

CBS Has No Plans to Pull Controversial Reality Show The Briefcase

Exploiting a choice between greed and benevolence

Is it possible to offend people from all walks of life while simultaneously helping families who are experiencing financial setbacks? It seems CBS' new series The Briefcase is doing just that.  The…

These Are the 12 TV Shows You Don't Want to Miss This Summer

Quality television doesn't take a vacation

Not too long ago, summer TV offered audiences the chance for a much-needed breather. As broadcast networks mostly phoned in their June-to-August programming, viewers could watch a few cable series,…

Millennials Favor Facebook Over TV for Political News

Social media set to steal a once-reliable source of ad revenue

In Republican years and Democratic years, local television stations have always emerged as winners. The 2014 midterm election delivered an estimated $2.4 billion to local stations, as candidates and political…

Meet the Man Reinventing Late Night: A Public-Access Star Who'd Rather Fail Than Bore You

Fusion's Chris Gethard is a host for the social age

Behind a DIY, delightfully haphazard set, you can find pieces of late-night history—carefully wrapped in plastic—that were unsanctimoniously chucked outside of the Ed Sullivan Theater. They're part of David Letterman's set, and…

How Doug Ellin Turned Entourage Into the New Paragon of Product Placement

A seamless collaboration of brands and bros

For filmmaker Doug Ellin, who is as passionate about cars as he is movies, it was love at first sight. A few years ago, Ellin—creator of HBO's brilliant Hollywood send-up Entourage…

NBCU Sales Chief Shares Her Strategy for Upfront Negotiations

Why Linda Yaccarino can't stop talking about data

For the next several weeks, Linda Yaccarino will be one of the hardest working people in television. As chairman, advertising sales and client partnerships for NBCUniversal, she's overseeing upfront negotiations…

Sunday Night Football Is the Season's Top-Rated TV Show, Again

NFL scores 5 of the top 20 spots, Empire is No. 2

In the last four TV seasons, three different networks have won the top spot among adults ages 18 to 49. But during the same period, just one broadcast program has…

Trevor Noah Will Make His Debut on The Daily Show on Sept. 28

First promo for Jon Stewart's replacement revealed

How will Trevor Noah fare as Jon Stewart's replacement on The Daily Show? We'll find out on Sept. 28. Comedy Central announced that Noah, the South African comedian tapped in March as…

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