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Discovery discovers green programming doesn't sell

Apr 5, 2012
Discovery Communications will replace Planet Green cable channel with programs about travel and food.
Posted In: television, sustainability, Environment, Entertainment

What 'Luck' tells us about the horse racing industry

Mar 15, 2012
HBO is cancelling its new horse racing show ‘Luck’ starring Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte. It's being cancelled because three horses have died in production of the show.
Posted In: HBO, horse, gambling, television

HBO's horse racing show 'Luck' gets canceled

Mar 15, 2012
It's not being canceled because of ratings -- it's being canceled because three horses have died in production of the show.
Posted In: luck, television, horse, HBO

'Luck' runs its course after three horse deaths

Mar 15, 2012
The HBO show gets canceled. But broken legs and other injuries are quite common in the sport of horse racing.
Posted In: television, Sports, horse, horse racing

Teens still watching many hours of TV a day

Mar 9, 2012
We might have overestimated the extent to which the use of iPhones, iPads, Netflix and Facebook are taking over the lives of teens.
Posted In: television, teenagers

Steven Van Zandt extended interview: Available online only

Mar 7, 2012
Listen to more of our interview with the actor/musician, now starring in the Netflix original series, "Lilyhammer."
Posted In: television, Music, Netflx, Steven Van Zandt

Actor Steven Van Zandt on the state of television

Mar 7, 2012
The new series, "Lilyhammer?" It stars Steven Van Zandt as a gangster who turns on the mob and gets relocated to Norway by the FBI. The eight-show series is part of the new original programming streaming on Netflix.
Posted In: netflix, Steven Van Zandt, television, streaming

Reality TV: The casting process

Feb 28, 2012
'Dancing With the Stars' unveiled its latest slate of cast members today. Which got us thinking, how is a reality television show cast? Robyn Kass, the casting director behind 'Big Brother,' 'Survivor,' and 'The Bachelor,' explains.
Posted In: Entertainment, reality tv, television, dancing

Magic Johnson, P. Diddy to run new cable channels

Feb 21, 2012
Magic Johnson will team up with Comcast to launch a new cable channel. It will feature positive stories from the African-American community. Sean Combs -- aka P. Diddy -- is also expected to formally announce a new music channel on Comcast.
Posted In: television, Comcast, Puff Daddy

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