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5 Ways Television Changed Dramatically in 2014 For ratings, reality TV and streaming, it was a wild year

Television advertising has been a pretty conservative marketplace: You buy Nielsen ratings, you make 30-second advertisements and sometimes you buy product placement. But the sudden ascent of non-Nielsen-rated content has created…

December 17, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

From Birthday Suit to Lawsuit Cast member of VH1's Dating Naked wants $10 million for show's failure to blur

Jessie Nizewitz was prepared to bare it all for VH1’s summer series Dating Naked. But the 28-year-old contestant from Long Island says she didn’t realize that her most private parts,…

August 22, 2014, 9:36 AM EDT

Telemundo Orders Orlando-Based Reality Show El Artista show format developed by Telemundo and Reset for '14-'15 season

At NATPE today, Telemundo announced that it has commissioned a competition show based in Orlando from Reset TV, with whom it will jointly produce and distribute the series. Telemundo has…

January 27, 2014, 6:53 PM EST

A&E Ducks Further Controversy, Reinstates Phil Robertson Network hopes cooler heads will prevail with production to resume next spring

Call it a Christmas miracle, or simply an attempt to limit the collateral damage that comes with a culture war, but the 10-day feud between A&E and Duck Dynasty star…

December 27, 2013, 7:46 PM EST

Cops Ousted by Fox After 25 Seasons, Moves to Spike TV Police reality show will have new episodes on guy-centric cable net

Cops, the great-granddaddy of the contemporary reality show, finally got its walking papers from the Fox broadcast network after 25 seasons, only to get picked up immediately by male-centric cable…

May 6, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT

Discovery Communications Green-lights New Series on All Networks Company beefs up Science, Destination America

Once again, nonfiction entertainment juggernaut Discovery Communications is realigning to boost its smaller networks for the upfront season. Along with previously announced scripted green-lights Klondike (on Discovery) and 73 Seconds (on…

April 4, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT

Weather Channel Green-lights 6 New Series in Time for First Upfront in 5 Years Secrets of the Earth, Weather That Changed the World to premiere first

The Weather Channel held its first full-blown upfront presentation this morning at the Mandarin Oriental in New York, with Weather Co. president David Kenny touting a new slate of originals…

April 3, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

Old Navy: GIF Diva Retailer parks photo booth on the red carpet for VH1's Divas concert, looking for viral pics

Old Navy's presence during VH1's popular Divas concert on Sunday night will include pricey 30- and 60-second spots during the cable channel's telecast. At the same time, there's a potentially…

December 13, 2012, 2:00 PM EST

Anthony Bourdain Cooking Up CNN Show News cabler set to launch weekend food and travel program in early 2013

Looks like CNN is doing something new to counter its predictable peacetime ratings slump. No Reservations star and former Top Chef host Anthony Bourdain is slated to come to the network…

May 29, 2012, 12:54 PM EDT

Nat Geo First on the Scene for 'Disaster' The cable network is rushing a 'Costa Concordia' doc to air

Less than a month after the Carnival Cruise ship Costa Concordia sank off the Tuscan coastline, the National Geographic Channel is on the scene with a refurbished documentary about the…

February 7, 2012, 9:40 PM EST

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