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  • Rainn Wilson's SoulPancake YouTube Series Will Pivot to Cable TV

    Weirdness has a new home on TV: Participant Media's Pivot will air segments from Rainn Wilson's "SoulPancake" webseries exclusively starting Monday, Aug. 25. Pivot will air "Mixtape by SoulPancake" at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Mondays, starting next week. The...
  • Cable industry to discuss challenges — and hear from Jennifer Lopez

    Cable industry to discuss challenges — and hear from Jennifer Lopez
    The cable industry’s annual gathering is usually a celebration of new technologies, popular programming and sunny projections for growth. But when top pay-TV executives gather in Washington for the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn....
  • Family of Colorado woman killed in reality TV pilot sues Discovery

    Family of Colorado woman killed in reality TV pilot sues Discovery
    The family of a Colorado woman who was killed during filming of a reality TV pilot for Discovery Channel has sued the producers and Discovery Communications for negligence. Plaintiff Mel Bernstein and his daughter have filed a lawsuit in the U.S....
  • OWN to test run 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live'

    OWN to test run 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live'
    The Oprah Winfrey Network, continuing its programming pivot, has acquired limited rights to the beloved daytime dramas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." The Los Angeles-based network, co-owned by Winfrey, announced the acquisition Wednesday. OWN...
  • FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network

    FactoryMade builds up cast of Hollywood players for El Rey Network
    The pitch meeting wasn't going as planned. John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa, founders of entertainment business incubator FactoryMade Ventures, wanted movie director Robert Rodriguez to help them create an English-language cable network for Latinos....
  • In 'King of Thrones,' not just any bathroom will do

     In 'King of Thrones,' not just any bathroom will do
    Destination America, the cable network that is home to "Deep Fried Masters" and "United States of Bacon," is taking the next natural step with "King of Thrones," a show aimed at people who spend a lot of time in their bathrooms and want to be as...
  • Where's our film czar? AMC gets heat for 'Mad Men' plan.

    Where's our film czar? AMC gets heat for 'Mad Men' plan.
    After the coffee. Before seeing if Fox's "Dads" overcame bad reviews. The Skinny: I'll be curious to see how Fox's "Dads" did after all the nasty reviews from critics. I watched two episodes of "Dads," which is from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane,...
  • ABC expected to tap OWN's Whitney Holland for scheduling position

    ABC expected to tap OWN's Whitney Holland for scheduling position
    ABC is expected to finally fill a key position in its scheduling department by tapping Whitney Holland as its new vice president of program planning and acquisitions, according to people close to her and ABC. Holland joins ABC from OWN, the cable...
  • 'Gatsby' does great. Upfront week! Bruce Rosenblum on way out.

    'Gatsby' does great. Upfront week! Bruce Rosenblum on way out.
    After the coffee. Before getting through two upfronts in one day. The Skinny: It's a beautiful day here in New York. Too bad I'll spend it indoors at the NBC and Fox upfronts, and then running in and out of Starbucks to steal their Wi-Fi to file blog...
  • Cannes crime spree! Billy Crystal tries TV. Sen. McCain makes case.

    Cannes crime spree! Billy Crystal tries TV. Sen. McCain makes case.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out what to do this weekend. The Skinny: Loyal readers know what a big fan I was of ABC's "Nashville." That's why last night's season finale was such a disappointment. What was once a cool breeze on a humid night is...
  • Kids' cable channel Hub hopes 'SheZow' has magic touch on ratings

    Kids' cable channel Hub hopes 'SheZow' has magic touch on ratings
    Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots. She is also a he. Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant...