Sep 21, 2012
Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Homeland and Downton Abbey -- what do they all have in common? All of them are on Sundays, all of them are up for Emmys -- and none of them air on a major network.
Sep 20, 2012
The secret to CBS' multi-decade success? One word: syndication. And all you do it take a spoonful after every meal. (It's so tasty too. It's just like candy.)
Aug 20, 2012
As the politicians tell it, many of our hopes in this economic recovery rest with the American entrepreneur. "Shark Tank," on ABC, is the reality show that lets you root for 'em.
Aug 15, 2012
There are 23 new hour-long dramas debuting on the broadcast networks this fall, but only two will be shot in L.A. County. What's causing TV to look outside of Hollywood?
Aug 8, 2012
Small businesses are seeing higher TV ad rates, fewer time slots in key swing states.
Aug 6, 2012
Looks like NBC will sell enough ads to break even on the London summer games, which cost $1.3 billion. Its Olympic-sized audience is also a great place to tout NBC programming.
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.
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 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
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."