'Baywatch' = California, 'Golden Girls' = Florida

Jul 5, 2013
A Reddit user maps out the most significant television shows set in each state.
Posted In: tv, television

How 'The Sopranos' and 'The Wire' showed ratings didn't matter

Jul 4, 2013
A look at how cable dramas changed the business of television.
Posted In: Entertainment, television, cable TV

Weird Wimbledon threatens to upset ratings and ads

Jul 2, 2013
What the ouster of big names like Serena Williams and Roger Federer could mean for ESPN's ratings and revenue.
Posted In: Sports, tennis, espn, television, ratings

Online TV provider Aereo expanding despite broadcast lawsuits

Jul 1, 2013
Aereo, a company that allows users to watch live TV online, may be coming soon to a city near you. But it's also facing major legal challenges from some of broadcast's biggest players.
Posted In: television, streaming

FBI requests 'Portlandia' clip for training

Jun 24, 2013
The FBI has asked IFC sketch comedy show 'Portlandia' for rights to use a clip from the program in its advanced intelligence training classes.
Posted In: FBI, Portland, television, comedy

Soap Can the web save the soap?

Jun 21, 2013
Web-only versions of popular soap operas may be back in production after a labor resolution.
Posted In: television, tv, soap operas

Netflix gets into the blockbuster babysitter business

Jun 18, 2013
Netflix is teaming up with DreamWorks Animation to create original content. But their partnership isn't for grown-ups, it's for kids.
Posted In: netflix, dreamworks, kids, television, movies

Foster families get the Disney treatment

May 31, 2013
ABC Family launches "The Fosters," a drama about a family with two moms, one biological son, two adopted foster kids, and a newcomer.
Posted In: foster family, television, families

Cable companies lose TV subscribers, but rake in more cash

May 28, 2013
While cable companies seem to get more competition from the likes of Netflix all the time, they're still better than ever at bringing in cash -- and the most recent earnings from big cable providers prove it.
Posted In: cable TV, cable, television, netflix

Connecticut grabs TV business from other states

May 17, 2013
Connecticut may not have the glitz and glamour of L.A. or New York, but what it does have is an increasing number of TV shows.
Posted In: television, Connecticut, NBC