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Jimmy Kimmel moves into prime late-night spot

Aug 22, 2012
Late night TV is about to go where it's never gone before. ABC says starting in 2013 it's moving 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' a half hour earlier, to compete head-to-head with Letterman and Leno.
Posted In: tv, late night talk shows

How long can the TV streaming honeymoon last?

Aug 6, 2012
Networks and cable companies might not like the content boom but it may be too late to stop.
Posted In: tv, Amazon, netflix, hulu, apple, iPad, Music

Television subscriptions wane in popularity

Aug 3, 2012
DirecTV is reporting its first-ever quarterly loss of customers. And it appears those customers are not flocking to the competition -- Time Warner Cable also lost subscribers for the tenth quarter in a row.
Posted In: Time Warner Cable, directv, tv

Despite online furor, NBC's Olympics ratings doing well

Aug 1, 2012
The network said today it's on track to break even on its Olympics coverage. NBC had expected to take a loss.
Posted In: NBC, Olympics 2012, tv, Twitter

Viacom reaches deal with DirecTV

Jul 20, 2012
Jon Stewart, Spongebob and Jersey Shore are back on for DirectTV subscribers. Viacom had blacked out Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and 16 other channels during a contract dispute. So who lost, and who won?
Posted In: viacom, directv, cable, tv

Cable shows clean up Emmy nominations

Jul 19, 2012
Emmy nominations are out this morning and they're full of shows from cable -- AMC's Mad Men got the most. Have the broadcast networks been replaced by cable and how do online only shows fit in?
Posted In: tv, emmy's, cable, netflix

How TV news and ads affect Americans

Jul 12, 2012
Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, explains how much Americans trust television news, and whether are really impacted by political ads they see on TV.
Posted In: Political ads, tv, news

Viacom channels pulled from DirecTV

Jul 12, 2012
More than two dozen Viacom Inc. channels -- including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central -- were blacked out for DirecTV subscribers after the companies failed to reach an agreement on programming fees.
Posted In: tv, directv, Entertainment, viacom

TV drama 'Dallas' relaunches for a new generation

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?"
Posted In: tv, TNT, Dallas, television

DOJ investigates cable companies over online video practices

Jun 13, 2012
We've all been there: You get home from work, open up your computer to Netflix, press play and.....nothing. The screen reads buffering. Who do you blame? Your internet provider or Netflix?
Posted In: netflix, Comcast, tv, antitrust

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