Topic: Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey’s Diva Act—And Surprising Sense of Humor—Could Be a Big Hit for E!

Just don’t call her new series a reality show

Most panels at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour in L.A. have been a fairly sedate affair, but "sedate" has never been a word associated with Mariah Carey. So when…

For Hallmark Channel, Christmas Is the Most Wonderful (and Lucrative) Time of the Year

Network airs 8 weeks of around-the-clock holiday programming

Now that Thanksgiving is over, most networks are preparing to roll out their Christmas-themed shows and specials for December. But Hallmark Channel is way ahead of them. The cable network's…

Mariah Carey's Game of War Ad Is Here, and It's Actually Not Terrible

So long, Kate Upton

It's just another day getting knocked on your ass by hordes of medieval soldiers and a fire-breathing dragon, and then Mariah Carey suddenly comes along and saves you. A new ad…

It's Not Too Late to Watch This So-Not-Sexy Christmas Prank

Guy behind Wrecking Ball Chatroulette does Mariah

The holidays are nearly over. And you're probably sick of Christmas music. But depending upon your taste, you may want to check out this Chatroulette/Mariah Carey parody of her song All…

Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj Split With American Idol

Singers quit as Fox preps big changes for Season 13

The American Idol exodus continues apace, as pricey divas Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj have decided to leave the show after a single season. PMK-BNC, Carey’s publicity firm, tweeted out the…

Why Everything You Think You Know About American Idol Is Dead Wrong

Fox workhorse still a top earner

While ratings watchers last week predictably enacted the Friday morning ritual of gnashing their teeth and rending their garments over the state of American Idol, those who would suggest that…

Steady as She Goes: Night 2 of Idol Holds Up

Fox takes full advantage of hobbled prime-time field

The second installment of the new cycle of American Idol dominated the Thursday night ratings race, drawing 16.3 million viewers and a 5.6 in the dollar demo. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day…

Mixed Ratings Results for Returning Idol

Fox stalwart’s demo delivery down 19 percent from 2012 debut

Season 12 of American Idol got off to a somewhat iffy start as the two-hour premiere failed to live up to last year’s debut. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the season…

Peter Rice Named Head of Fox Networks Group

Sports boss David Hill transitions to broader role at News Corp.; Mariah Carey joins Idol

In a major restructuring of News Corp.’s media and entertainment juggernaut, Peter Rice has been elevated to chairman and CEO of the Fox Networks Group. The promotion puts Rice at…

Ad of the Day: Jenny Craig

The weight-loss brand introduces its newest spokeswoman with a big rippin' reveal

These days, every diet program worth its weight in frozen meals has to have at least one big-name celebrity willing to prance around in something tight to show off their…