Jul 24, 2012 Mariah Carey will be one of the new judges on "American Idol." The show lost Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler in the past few weeks, and "Idol" needs a boost.
Jul 20, 2012 Jon Stewart, Spongebob and Jersey Shore are back on for DirectTV subscribers. Viacom had blacked out Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and 16 other channels during a contract dispute. So who lost, and who won?
Jul 19, 2012 Emmy nominations are out this morning and they're full of shows from cable -- AMC's Mad Men got the most. Have the broadcast networks been replaced by cable and how do online only shows fit in?
Jun 13, 2012 The popular '80s primetime soap gets remade with the all-important ad demographic of 18- to 35-year-olds in mind. The question is no longer "Who shot JR?" but "How long will JR be on screen?"
May 22, 2012 Five big cable providers offer you something for nothing while they try to take over the world.
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 A new device for DISH Network means even the very lazy can skip all the commercials in their favorite shows. Automatically. Good news for viewers now -- bad news later?
May 14, 2012 Variety's Andrew Wallenstein talks about the big trends on television next fall.
May 8, 2012 The new 24-hour English-language cable channel will target Latinos. But it's an unproven market.