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Former MTV Host Dead in Apparent Suicide

A former host on MTV who was also a professional athlete has been found dead in an apparent suicide. MTV reports that Dave Mirra was found Thursday in his truck in Greenville, N.C. Mirra, who was a pro BMX athlete...

Ron Magers Set to Retire From WLS

Robert Feder says "insiders" tell him Magers could retire as early as this summer.

San Diego Reporter ‘Doing Great’ After Surgery

"Considering what she's gone through, it's really remarkable," said Dr. Jeffrey Schweitzer.

ABC Under Pressure Over This Saturday’s GOP Debate — Decision to Exclude One Candidate Creates a Stir

Since ABC announced the lineup for Saturday’s Republican presidential debate, the network’s decision to exclude Carly Fiorina from the event has stirred up a lot of chatter. ABC revealed Thursday that Fiorina, who has been polling below Chris Christie and...

With Super Bowl as Leverage, CBS Is Going All-Out to Pump Up a Key Show

CBS is putting the heft of Sunday’s Super Bowl behind the effort to pump up the numbers for its late-night flagship. “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” which has fallen well short of the ratings delivered by NBC’s rival “Tonight Show...

Studio Working on Acquisition of Pay-Cable Network

A Hollywood TV and film studio has initiated acquisition talks in an effort to bring the pay-cable channel Starz under its umbrella. Variety reports that Lionsgate made a “formal overture” to Starz, with investor John Malone bringing the two companies...

Founder of One of the Most Successful U.S. Bands Dies

The founder of a band that became one of the most successful American groups of the 20th century and an iconic soul, funk and R&B band has died. Reuters reports that Maurice White, the founder and driving force behind Earth,...

‘Friends’ Star Lands on One of the World’s Most Popular Shows

A series that has been one of the most-watched TV shows in the world is getting ready to debut its rebooted lineup, and former “Friends” regular Matt LeBlanc is on board. BBC News reports that the actor is one of the co-hosts...

NH Newspaper: Networks Have ‘Interfered’ With Voters

"One reason this newspaper was booted from co-hosting Saturday night’s GOP debate is that ABC-TV knows we would insist on inviting all the serious candidates."

MediaBuzz Hits New High in January

"We're constantly tearing things up right until airtime."

Nashville DA Suing Scripps for $200 Million

Funk's lawsuit says he "did not blackmail or attempt to blackmail David Chase."

ABC Names Candidates for Saturday’s GOP Debate

Carly Fiorina, who pressured the network to include her, is shut out.

Rachel Maddow Tells Playboy Why Bernie Won’t Win

Maddow talks about her friendship with Greta Van Susteren, and why Shep Smith may end up with a face tattoo.

WSYX Kicks Off Sweeps with Anchor Rap

The station is promoting itself with a rap video on social media.

WCBS Anchor Talks About His Struggle with Bell’s Palsy

DuBois said there's really no cure for it, "you just wait it out."

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