Topic: Anthony Bourdain

Presenting the Winners of the Television Hot List

It was a big year for HBO

Jerry Seinfeld and Blondie Will Pick Up Honorary Clio Awards

Get ready for 55th annual ceremony in October

The Clio Awards, one of the advertising industry’s most prominent creative competitions, announced today that it will honor comedian Jerry Seinfeld and the band Blondie as its 2014 Clio Honorary…

Riding Shotgun With Food Truck King Roy Choi

The chef from the L.A. streets rolls up to Hollywood and Madison Avenue

It’s midmorning at the Venice Beach Pier in Los Angeles, and we are desperately in search of Roy Choi. A photographer, his crew and I have arrived at the designated meeting…

Mario Batali Teams With OgilvyEntertainment to Create New Shows

TV, online content from new company will target millennials

OgilvyEntertainment, the entertainment marketing arm of Ogilvy & Mather, and celebrity chef Mario Batali have formed ccMF Productions, a new company that will create food and lifestyle programming aimed at…

Zucker's Changes at CNN Are Already Bearing Fruit

Walls between shows come down

The good ship CNN is riding a little higher on the waves. After months of plummeting ratings and a high-profile game of C-suite musical chairs, the original cable news network…

Deen Done on Food Network

Channel dumps butter-loving celebrity cook amid controversy over racist comments

Like so many of her ingredients, Food Network host Paula Deen has been canned. The celebrity chef's admission that she uses ethnic slurs in a deposition obtained by The National Enquirer…

The New CNN Gets Into the Big Data Game

Will anyone buy against it?

CNN is once again trying its hand at the analytics game in the upfront, only this time it has the backing of a larger partnership. The cable news network is…

How CNN Sells Breaking News

The inside poop on managing TV’s most sensitive inventory

CNN took plenty of heat yesterday for its extensive coverage of Carnival’s ill-fated “Poop Cruise”—upon losing power in the Gulf of Mexico, the cruise ship Triumph transformed into a drifting…

Zucker Poaches Rachel Nichols From ESPN

CNN to build a weekend sports show around reporter

Jeff Zucker has made his first official hire as the new CNN boss, luring long-time ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols to CNN and Turner Sports. In her new role, Nichols will field…

Anthony Bourdain Is Super Pissed at Travel Channel Over Cadillac Footage

Implied endorsement riles up chef

He was leaving anyway. But Anthony Bourdain's eight years with the Travel Channel are ending on a sour note after the celebrity chef noticed, while watching the final episodes of…