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Should We Watch What Happens with BBC3 to See the Future?

When the network goes online only next week, it may be a good test case for local stations.

Executive Shakeup Under Way at Scripps Networks

A shakeup in the executive ranks at Scripps Networks has been triggered by word that Joseph NeCastro, Scripps Networks Interactive chief financial and administrative officer and chief development officer, is set to retire after 13 years with the company, B&C...

Diane Sawyer Lands ‘Big Get’ Media Outlets Have Been Chasing for 17 Years

ABC News and Diane Sawyer are touting a “big get” that will be the focus of a special episode of “20/20” set for this Friday, Feb. 12. Sawyer will interview Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan...

Indiana Station Puts Crew Safety Over the Story

Evansville, Indiana NBC affiliate WFIE got some good press when it recalled a photographer it sent out to cover an accident. BREAKING — I-64 mile marker 5, we're hearing two semis overturned with possible people trapped. Sending a @14News crew that way. Show More Summary

CBS Orders Comedy Project

CBS has placed an order for a new comedy. Variety reports that the network ordered an untitled pilot to be written and executive produced by Stephnie Weir (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “MADtv”), with Greg Garcia also executive producing. “The multi-cam comedy centers...

Why Film and TV Actor Was Barred From Boarding Plane

An actor known for his work on film and television said he was turned away because of his turban when he attempted to board an Aero Mexico plane. Variety reports that Waris Ahluwalia, known for his work in films including “The...

Drama’s Cancellation Spawns Talk of Spinoff

A recently canceled drama series is being talked about as a possible source of a spinoff series. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the creators of CBS’s “The Good Wife” talked about the possibility Monday. The network broke the...

Cable Ranker: With Iowa Coverage, Fox News is No. 1, CNN is No. 6

Bill O'Reilly hasn't seen a winning streak like this since the 2012 election cycle.

Fox News ‘Malfunction’ Gives New Hampshire to Trump

"During routine testing in preparation for the New Hampshire primary a malfunction occurred which briefly showed errant data on our website."

Actress Testifies Against Stalker Who Allegedly Sent Her Porn, Sex Toys

Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow faced an alleged stalker in court Monday, testifying against the man who is accused of stalking Paltrow for the past 17 years. The alleged stalker, 67-year-old Dante Soiu, previously spent more than three years in a mental...

Video: Contestant’s Struggle With Game Question Tests Steve Harvey’s Patience on ‘Family Feud’

A video clip posted by “Family Feud” features what’s being called the worst answer of all time on the game show. The eight-minute clip can be painful to watch at times, as a player’s attempts to answer the question appear to...

Florida Man Arrested, Accused of Assault With Deadly Weapon at a Wendy’s Drive-Through — Wait Till You Hear What the Weapon Was

A Florida man has been arrested in connection with a bizarre incident that took place at a Wendy’s drive-through window. The Washington Post reports that Joshua James of Jupiter, Fla., is accused of throwing a live 3 1/2-foot alligator through...

Drama Series Renewed

A cable drama series has been picked up for another season. TVbytheNumbers reports that the Syfy program “The Magicians” will return for a 13-episode second season in 2017. “The channel has picked up a second season of the show, which...

WSOC Photog Documents Super Bowl Road Trip on Twitter

WSOC photographers Sean Siemon and photographer Carl McLean had to drive the station news van from the Charlotte, N.C. ABC affiliate to the Super Bowl in Santa Clara, Calif. McLean has been documenting the trip on his twitter page. Here’s a quick look at the journey..@wsoctv on its way to San Fran! Be safe @CarlWSOC9 and @SeanWSOC9! #KeepPounding #RoadTrip...

Comedy Series Canceled

CBS pulled the plug on a comedy series and is shuffling its prime-time lineup to fill the slot. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the network has canceled “Angel From Hell.” The rookie sitcom, which stars Jane Lynch an...

Evening News Ratings: Week of Feb. 1

ABC wins the week in viewers, while NBC takes the demo, and only CBS sees growth.

Portland Assistant ND Named News Director in Houston

“We are thrilled to have Sally join us," said Susan McEldoon.

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