Add original executive producer Nigel Lythgoe to the American Idol alums set to return during the Fox music competition’s 15th and final season. Variety reports Lythgoe, who was let go in 2013 and is awaiting word on the fate of his So You Think You Can Dance, will exec produce the series finale. Original judges […]
CBS unveiled its winter schedule. Undercover Boss is back for season seven on December 20, the first of three Sunday broadcasts before the reality show moves to Fridays at 8p; the 28th edition of Amazing Race slips into that slot starting February 12. Season six of Mike & Molly launches Wednesday, January 6 at 8:30p, […]
The gift that keeps on giving: NBC’s telecast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade drew a 12.6 household rating in metered markets, the number one broadcast entertainment rating for the fall. That’s down 1 percent versus last year, but up 1 percent among A18-49 with 7.0/30.
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The Biebs is saying “Sorry” to Stephen Colbert. Justin Bieber canceled his appearance on The Late Show, tweeting just before the show was scheduled to tape, “My apologies to @colbertlateshow as I won’t be able to make it to nyc tomorrow for the show. I look forward to making it up to you soon.” The […]
Can you tell me how to get to HBO? Sesame Street will launch season 46 on HBO on January 16 at 9a with the boldest changes yet to the show, including 30-minute episodes, new show open and closing songs, an updated set, new segment “Smart Cookies” and new cast member Nina. Season 46 episodes will […]
Saying she has “never experienced a more positive and thoughtful atmosphere than Fox News Channel,” Fox & Friends’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck nevertheless is leaving the network. The former The View co-host explained, “I want to start my day with my children first.” Said Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, “I respect her incredibly difficult, yet […]
Newly colorized episodes of The Andy Griffith Show make up a one-hour special on Friday, December 25 at 8p on CBS. “The Christmas Story” was originally broadcast in 1960, while “The Pickle Story” premiered in 1961.
Fox will be the first of the Big Five to drop Live+SD ratings, following the lead of cable nets like AMC and FX. “It’s time for us to ‘walk the walk’ and change the conversation. The Live + Same Day rating does not reflect the way people are watching our series,” said Fox chairmen/CEOs Dana […]
Tyra Banks is exiting her new syndicated daytime talker FABLife after two months. The America’s Next Top Model star says she’s leaving to devote more time to her cosmetics company, TYRA Beauty, which is “expanding faster than anticipated.” Banks is expected to make occasional appearances on the talker. FABLife had been a return to daytime […]