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BBC at risk as the UK weighs TV license fee

Jun 8, 2015
The $220 annual charge raises about $5 billion a year to fund "the Beeb."
Posted In: UK, television, bbc
Actor Thomas Middleditch attends the premiere of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' second season at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.

Who we're watching in 'Silicon Valley'

Jun 5, 2015
Thomas Middleditch, aka Richard Hendricks, talks about his programmer persona.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, HBO, television
A promo still from the upcoming Lifetime network movie "Double Daddy."

How do you parody a parody?

Jun 4, 2015
Lifetime pokes a little fun at itself in its upcoming "A Deadly Adoption."
Posted In: Lifetime, television, movies, Entertainment

It's a Mad Mad Men world for AMC

May 14, 2015
AMC wants to make the most of the end of "Mad Men."
Posted In: Mad Men, AMC, television, advertising

The end is nigh for Idol

May 12, 2015
After a 13-year run, Fox announces the next season will be American Idol's last.
Posted In: american idol, Fox, television
James Spader attends NBC's 2015 upfront presentation at Radio City Music Hall on Monday in New York City.

As upfronts begin, advertisers hedge bets on TV ads

May 11, 2015
Most TV ads used to be sold before the season began. Advertisers are starting to hold back and make decisions later.
Posted In: television, advertising, networks

Make more upfront: Viacom, Turner discuss new ad model

Apr 14, 2015
As TV networks pitch ad buyers, a new model could upset stalwart Nielsen ratings.
Posted In: television, advertising, nielsen, upfronts

Curiosity changed Brian Grazer's life

Apr 7, 2015
The Oscar-winning producer says his success comes asking the right questions.
Posted In: movie, television
Netflix streams on a laptop and cellphone. The vide- streaming service is responsible for 35 percent of bandwidth usage in North America, according to a recent study.

Marketplace asks: Have you cut the cord?

Mar 20, 2015
Marketplace wants to know how you consume media.
Posted In: tv, netflix, cord cutting, television, streaming

What happens at Netflix when House of Cards goes live

Feb 27, 2015
A dispatch from the Netflix war room during last season's launch.
Posted In: house of cards, netflix, television, streaming

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