| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Reality TV producers couldn't have scripted this any better.
Over the last 18 months, there has been a tremendous wave of consolidation among production companies that specialize in reality shows such as "Duck Dynasty," "Top Chef" and "Party Down South....
| May 18, 2014
When it comes to creating stories on the stage, Mary Zimmerman is a master. But the Tony Award-winning director is very specific about the tales she chooses to tell.
"One thing I really like is to try to stage the impossible," says Zimmerman, 53,...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:50 PM
On college campuses all over the country, the classes of 2014 have distinguished themselves like none before — mainly by chasing away their commencement speakers. Students at Smith College scared off Christine Lagarde, the first female managing...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:38 PM
It's a baby girl meatball for "Jersey Shore" alum Snooki, a.k.a. Nicole Polizzi.
The reality star made the announcement with a video taken as she and her son, Lorenzo, found out in real time that the little guy would be getting a baby sister....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Jenni Farley, a.k.a. JWoww of "Jersey Shore," is pregnant! Hark the herald sound of the crying mini-juiceheads!
The MTV reality TV star and her fiance Roger Mathews are expecting their first child, Farley announced on Christmas Day by posting on...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Thanks to a brewing scandal centering on the closure of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge, it might seem like Fort Lee, N.J., with its massively snarled traffic, has something in common with Los Angeles.
But blood-boiling gridlock is...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs launched his television channel last month, he did so with a shout-out to hip-hop history.
Standing in front of the childhood home of the late hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G., Combs introduced Revolt TV, a 24-hour...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Hey, remember when "The Real World" was an earnest show about diverse but well-meaning people from different walks of life sharing a house for a few months, a series that forced millions of teen and twentysomething viewers to think about issues of race,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:25 AM
It'll be another bambino or bambina for Nicole Polizzi: Snooki has announced she's pregnant with her second child.
And guess what: She's a grown woman who will go into "momma bear" mode to protect her family.
"Jionni and I are so excited to confirm...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Viacom International Media Networks has tapped former Telemundo programming exec Maria Iregui to serve as brand manager and senior VP of programming and production for MTV Latin America, overseeing content and creative development.
Iregui succeeds former...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
FremantleMedia has acquired a majority stake in SallyAnn Salsano's 495 Prods., home of "Jersey Shore," "Party Down South" and other hit unscripted series.
FremantleMedia has taken a 75% stake in the company Salsano (pictured) founded in 2006 with the...