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  • Mipcom: FremantleMedia Chief Focuses on Growth

    CANNES -- Cecile Frot-Coutaz, the CEO of production powerhouse FremantleMedia, told an industry aud during a keynote at TV mart Mipcom that she intends to beef up the company. "One of my goals is to scale up the company, and to do that across new genres,...
  • Lehigh County man ends run on "Million Second Quiz"

     
    At 10:26 a.m. Thursday Wayne Schiff's winnings of $156,522 were overtaken and he slipped out of Winner's Row on the new NBC game show “The Million Second Quiz.” Wayne could do nothing but watch as Lizzy of New Rochelle, NY......
  • Monday Night Football controversy makes for biggest SportsCenter audience on record

    The sorry tableau of two replacement referees standing side by side in the end zone making opposite calls on a controversial play at the end of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" led to the largest audience on record for the post-game SportsCenter show. That...
  • Deanne Barkley dies at 82; pioneering TV executive

    Deanne Barkley dies at 82; pioneering TV executive
    Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82. The cause...
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers dies at 85; popular TV psychologist

    Fame was never her intent, Dr. Joyce Brothers often said. She was not yet 30, new to stay-at-home motherhood and struggling to help her husband stretch his pay as a medical resident when she came up with an ambitious plan: Transform herself into a...
  • Super Bowl broadcast marred with excess commercialism, scripted approach

    UPDATE (1 a.m.) at end of post with review of NFL Network's excellent post-game show and comment on Flacco profanity after game. It was a fabulous day and night for TV football, with the Ravens winning the Super Bowl, 34-31. But little thanks for that...
  • ESPN delivers best post-game show of the year Monday with Dilfer, Young

  • 'Survivor: Caramoan' recap, 'Persona Non Grata'

    'Survivor: Caramoan' recap, 'Persona Non Grata'
    [Note: Sorry there was no recap last week; I had technical troubles, and wasn’t close to my PVR. (Lesson learned, I’m taking it everywhere with me from now on.) So, of course, a ton of things happened, including Shamar leaving the game for...
  • 'Jeopardy!' champ Ken Jennings shares his knowledge

    Clue: This brainiac earned 74 Jeopardy! wins as well as a spot on Barbara Walters' list of the 10 most fascinating people of the year. Answer: Who is Ken Jennings? The trivia mastermind and famed "Jeopardy!" champion is back in print with a new book...
  • For the record

    Money Talk: In the June 9 Business section, the Money Talk column said that people who start Social Security benefits early can't switch to a different or higher benefit later. People who start Social Security payments based on their own record before...
  • Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief

    Jack Shea dies at 84; sitcom director, ex-Directors Guild chief
    Jack Shea, a Hollywood veteran who directed popular sitcoms such as "The Jeffersons" and who, as president of the Directors Guild of America, forcefully argued for minority hiring and local production, has died. He was 84. Shea's death Sunday at a...