| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:56 PM
Here's what happens when a 17-year-old American swimmer wins her first gold medal: high TV ratings.
Missy Franklin, the Pasadena native who took first place in the 100-meter backstroke, helped power NBC's fourth night of coverage of the London Olympics...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:31 AM
ABC's Jimmy Kimmel is about to get a promotion — to 11:35 p.m.
Following a flurry of rumors, the network confirmed Tuesday that it will move "Jimmy Kimmel Live" earlier by one half-hour, to 11:35, starting Jan. 8.
That will put it in direct...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:38 AM
As the No. 1 late-night show for most of the past half-century, "The Tonight Show" has been vital to NBC's fortunes. It was the network's most profitable entertainment program during its 1990s peak, kicking an estimated $100 million to the bottom line...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:14 AM
NBC's "Tonight Show" may soon be switching hosts — and coasts.
The long-struggling network is finalizing plans to replace Jay Leno with Jimmy Fallon in 2014, people close to the situation said Wednesday. And in a blow for Southern California,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 12:02 PM
KCET is writing the next chapter in its story: a merger with satellite network Link TV.
Formerly the Los Angeles area's PBS flagship, KCET will merge with Link to form KCETLink, "a powerful new independent public transmedia company that acquires,...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Times are tough for KCET-TV.
The former PBS outlet announced Friday that it would lay off 22 employees, or nearly one-fifth of its staff, as it completes a merger with the Bay Area satellite provider Link Media.
Now called KCETLink, the Burbank-...