ABC Dips a Toe Into the Programmatic Pool
While it executed all the expected dance moves, screening cut-downs of its fall series before letting late-night prankster Jimmy Kimmel off the leash for his annual Friar’s Club roast of [...]
Upfront Upheaval: ABC Creates an All-Shonda Rhimes Thursday Block
It’s Shonda Rhimes’ world; everyone else just lives in it.
Sweeping Changes in Store at Fox
When the Knights of the Laptop begin to examine the fall broadcast schedule in earnest, expect a deluge of think pieces on how, after a seemingly robust return to form [...]
Upfront Uproar: NBC Guts Thursday Night Comedies, Shifts The Blacklist
On the verge of winning its first seasonal ratings crown in a decade, NBC still has a lot of work to do if it’s going to repeat its title run [...]
The Quick and the Dead: A Guide to TV’s Renewals and Cancellations
On the eve of Upfront Week, when the five English-language broadcast networks will present their respective 2014-15 prime-time schedules to media buyers, advertisers and the working press, news of various renewals [...]
Jamie Horowitz Jumps From ESPN to NBC’s Today Show
The worst-kept secret in morning news officially was let out of the bag today, as NBC confirmed that veteran ESPN producer Jamie Horowitz will take the helm at the Today [...]
NBCUniversal Strikes Gold With Megawatt Olympics Deal
In a surprise development, the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced that NBCUniversal has secured the media rights to the Olympic Games through 2032.
Decent Turnout for 24: Live Another Day
Jack Bauer’s return to prime time was met with a reception that hovered somewhere between a bang and a whimper.
Fox Is Batty for Gotham
Fire up the Bat Signal, Chief O’Hara, because Fox officially has ordered Gotham to series.
Netflix Books a Third Season of Orange Is the New Black
It’s back to the slammer for Netflix, as the streaming service has renewed its prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black for a third season. Netflix has ordered another run [...]