May 17, 2012 The best laid advertising plans could be thwarted by a new service from Dish Network -- the satellite TV operator -- that lets users skip commercials all together.
May 14, 2012 It's upfronts week for the television industry, when networks announce for advertisers which shows are in, on their way in and out. Networking scheduling can be a bit of a "scientific art."
May 14, 2012 Variety's Andrew Wallenstein talks about the big trends on television next fall.
May 11, 2012 The comedy show starring Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin has never been a ratings smash. And with NBC now ranked fourth among the major TV networks, it needs to find a way to gain more viewers.
May 11, 2012 A group of teenagers is taking the U.S. government to court for not responding to climate change. Can individuals really use the government?
May 8, 2012 The new 24-hour English-language cable channel will target Latinos. But it's an unproven market.
May 2, 2012 Services like Hulu want revenue, but it's moving toward relying on viewers -- in addition to advertisers -- to pay. The new model may mean that consumers may not be able to cut their cable cord quite yet.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 19, 2012 ABC’s "Good Morning America" beats NBC’s "Today" show in ratings. More than bragging rights, the change could affect advertising dollars.
Apr 18, 2012 The web video service is busting out original content. Plus, we recover from the Gmail outage.