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Daytime TV in flux: Too much talk, not enough viewers?

Jul 11, 2013
Meredith Vieira, former host on “The View” and “Today,” is set to debut a daytime talk show next year. What's the state of daytime TV and why does it seem like everybody has a talk show?
Posted In: daytime talkshows, television

Netflix's Ted Sarandos on finding the right content

Jul 10, 2013
Netflix has hit the ground running in developing original content for the site. We talk to the company's chief content officer about how they differ from TV, and what makes a good Netflix show.
Posted In: netflix, television, streaming

'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 opera.com: 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

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