| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For all the early-day snafus of the inaugural BET Experience at L.A. Live (long lines, confusing ticket pickup, insufficient altar space outside the Beyonce show to lay alms at the feet of Blue Ivy), there was one big-picture thing it got very right. It...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Viacom is the latest media company that wants to mine promotional, video-based tweets from its TV nets into silver nuggets.
Media conglom announced a partnership with Twitter to sell advertising for video clips culled from popular shows and tentpole...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:50 AM
You'll find fireworks in Las Vegas on July 4, of course, but that's just the beginning. The Vegas Philharmonic and Garth Brooks will perform (not in the same venue), Paula Poundstone will try to tickle your funny bone and there's mixed martial arts to...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Jay Bienstock and Eugene Young have joined A. Smith & Co. Prods. as co-managing directors, and are bringing some of the Bienstock Young Media's production slate with them.
Over the last three years, pair have run Bienstock Young and launched programs...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:53 AM
MTV, VH1 and CMT are looking to celebrate America's independence the old-fashioned way. Not with burgers and hot dogs and fireworks, but by playing music videos on their channels in what they're calling "Music Independence Day."
The plan is that all...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tongal, a Southern California start-up that has crowd-sourced video ads for big brands such as Pringles and McDonald's, is expanding into music.
The Santa Monica-based firm has made a name for itself linking writers, directors and actors with brands...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
"Downton Abbey" creator Julian Fellowes appeared at a recent event at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and to hear him tell it, there won't be much mourning following one of the series' most shocking character deaths.
Here's the part where...
| Jun 13, 2013
MTV's "Teen Mom," "Teen Wolf" and other youth-skewing TV fare are now playing on mobile devices -- but fans will get full access only if they're lucky enough to have a pay TV provider currently on board with Viacom's TV Everywhere program.
The new MTV...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The TV highlights Wednesday night include:
Discovery Channel offers a tribute to Tim Samaras, Carl Young and Paul Samaras from the "Stormchasers" series. The three men were killed May 31 during an Oklahoma tornado outbreak. The program airs at 10 p.m.,...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Most of the attention on John Fogerty’s just-released album “Wrote a Song for Everyone” understandably surrounds the updated versions of many of his Creedence Clearwater Revival classics with duet partners such as the Foo Fighters,...