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What’s the Most-Watched Original Scripted Series on Cable? The Answer May Surprise You

A cable channel that only a few years ago was struggling to find viewers now has the most-watched original scripted series on cable. Based on Nielsen Live+3 data for the week of Jan. 26, OWN’s “The Haves and the Have...

Scoreboard: Thursday, Feb. 4

With the Democratic Debate, MSNBC had a rare prime time win.

Bernie Sanders and Larry David to Appear Together on TV

Some observers, including Bernie Sanders, have hinted that Sanders and Larry David are the same person, but that rumor will be put to the test on this weekend’s edition of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Deadline.com reports that the Sanders campaign...

Here’s the Super Bowl Broadcast of the Future — Check Out the Video

The Super Bowl telecast of the future will bring the big game and its fans closer together, with the action jumping off the TV screen to play out in 3D on coffee tables while viewers wearing special headgear play an...

Cast Members From ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Fargo’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ Team Up for New Show

A new drama project has gathered an impressive talent lineup both in front of and behind the cameras. FX Networks announced that its pilot “Legion” has added cast members Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”), Aubrey Plaza (“Parks and Recreation”) and Jean...

Melissa Nardo to Join WFLA

She was an intern at WPMT before being hired in 2009 as an assignment editor.

Garrett Turner Joins WDBJ

Turner comes from KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska where he was a reporter and anchor.

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...

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