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Ryan Lochte Protesters Charged in ‘DWTS’ Stage Rush

Prosecutors have filed charges against two men who rushed the stage during a “Dancing with the Stars” broadcast in a protest against Olympian Ryan Lochte. “The Los Angeles city attorney’s office says Sam Sotoodeh and Barzeen Soroudi were charged Monday...

WCAU Apologizes for Saying it Hired Meteorologist

"She is in the process of completing her certification to become a certified broadcast meteorologist" WCAU told TVSpy

WFLD Hires Weekend Morning Anchor

Perez worked at Chicago ABC-owned station WLS for 24 years

Verizon ‘Livid’ Over Not Being Told of Yahoo Hack During Bidding Process

Verizon’s $4.8 billion deal to acquire Yahoo could be scuttled over Yahoo’s handling of a massive 2014 hack that came to light last week. The New York Post cites sources saying Verizon only learned of the hack last Tuesday, a...

Les Moonves on the Chemistry Between Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell

And Matt Lauer on Savannah Guthrie: "She makes it look way too easy."

Sunday Show Ratings: September 25

This Week with George Stephanopoulos kicked off the new broadcast season as the top Sunday show in the news demo for the second straight year.

Disney Working on Live-Action ‘Reimagining’ of One of Its Top Animation Titles

29 minutes agoMedia / Television Industry : TVWeek

Disney will “reimagine” one of its biggest animated feature films as a live-action project directed by Jon Favreau. The company announced today that it is fast-tracking “The Lion King.” The move follows Favreau’s similar directorial effort  on “The Jungle Book,”...

KTVU Hires Weekend Anchor

54 minutes agoMedia / Television Industry : TVSpy

Gomez comes from WVIT in Hartford, Ct.

Cartoon Character Declared Hate Symbol

59 minutes agoMedia / Television Industry : TVWeek

A cartoon character has been declared a hate symbol after the character reportedly became a meme and spread virally on social media. The Anti-Defamation League announced Tuesday that it has added “Pepe the Frog” to its online “Hate on Display”...

NBC Series Gets Full-Season Order After Scoring Fall’s Top Series Premiere

A breakout series airing on NBC has had its order expanded for its freshman season. Variety reports that the network expanded the order for “This Is Us” to 18 episodes, adding five episodes to the initial pickup. The report says...

84 Million Watch First 2016 Presidential Debate

This was the most-watched presidential debate in U.S. television history, and up 25 percent from the first debate of the 2012 cycle between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

‘This Is Us’ gets full season order at NBC

Following its series premiere last week, NBC has given “This Is Us” an extended full season order, the network announced today. The series will be receiving a total of 18 full episodes in its first season, with the added five episodes coming today from NBC after its initial pickup. Show More Summary

Cable Drama to Wrap After One Last Season

Plans to wrap up a cable drama series were revealed today, with the show to air its final season in summer 2017. FX announced its plans for a fourth and final season of “The Strain,” which is currently airing its...

New Numbers Push Last Night’s Debate to a Viewership Record — How Did the Cable Nets Stack Up?

New viewership data on last night’s presidential debate reveals that the cable news networks saw a strong turnout, with Fox News Channel leading the pack as the debate set a record for overall viewing. The Hill cites early Nielsen figures...

Scoreboard: Monday, Sept. 26

Clinton-Trump round one dominated the night, but HLN's Forensic Files saw its audience grow after the debate.

Q3 2016 Ratings: Fox News Is Most-Watched Cable Network

Averaging 1.41 million viewers every day for the last three months was a record for the 20-year-old network.

‘Monday Night Football,’ ‘American Horror Story’ and … ‘Star Wars’? Cable weekly Top 25

The two top shows on cable for the week of Sept. 19-25 were “Monday Night Football” and “American Horror Story: Roanoke.” Nothing out of the ordinary there. Further down the rankings, however, is something of a surprise: A couple of 30-year-old (and then some) movies in the Top 25 among adults 18-49. Show More Summary

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