James Hibberd

Ex-HBO Exec Chris Albrecht Lands at Starz

He’s back. Former HBO chief Chris Albrecht is the new president and CEO of Starz, the premium cable network’s parent company Liberty Media announced today. Albrecht, who spent more than […]

CBS Goes ‘Undercover’ for Post-Super Bowl Slot

Guess which show CBS will air after Super Bowl XLIV on Feb. 7. Ratings phenomenon The Big Bang Theory? The all-star edition of Survivor? Procedural hit The Mentalist? None of […]

NBC to Launch Chuck Game

NBC is launching a Chuck game that gives points to fans who talk about the show using social media. The game is called Mission: Chuck Me Out and is designed […]

Peter Liguori In as Discovery COO

Discovery Communications has hired the TV veteran as COO, effective Jan. 19, reporting to president and CEO Zaslav. Liguori replaces Mark Hollinger, who last week assumed the role of president […]

ABC Pushes Back FlashForward Return

Some ABC viewers just had a flashback. The network ran a promo at the end of Thursday’s FlashForward letting viewers know the show would return in March—March 4, to be […]

Mark Burnett to Take Over Production of ‘Design Star’

HGTV has signed Mark Burnett to take over the production of its highest-rated series HGTV Design Star. The producer of Survivor and his team will work on the fifth season […]

TLC Adds ‘Comfort’ to Lineup

TLC is expanding its culinary-themed programming with a new series starring master chef Art Smith. Smith (Top Chef Masters) will host Craving Comfort, where he’ll travel the country exploring variations […]

NBC Teams With Elves for Restaurant Series

NBC has ordered an ambitious culinary competition series with a prize that is among the biggest in reality show history. The network has greenlighted a program from Top Chef producers […]

Bob Saget Nabs A&E Reality Series

Bob Saget will travel the country exploring strange American subcultures in a new reality series on A&E. In Bob Saget’s Strange Days (working title), the America’s Funniest Home Videos host […]

Cable Networks Acquire Rights to Curb Your Enthusiasm

TV Land and TV Guide Network banded together to jointly acquire the basic cable rights to HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. TV Guide will begin airing Seasons 1-7 of the comedy […]