| May 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The rise of social media has changed the way we communicate, the way we express ourselves, the way we consume information and entertainment. But when it comes to creating compelling television, five leading showrunners agree that social media is good...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:17 PM
When "Scrubbing In," MTV's new reality series about travel nurses, airs its first episode Thursday night, it will have a formidable act to follow in terms of media outrage and water-cooler gossip.
In short, it will have to top its own trailer.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Pauly D, of "Jersey Shore" fame, is looking forward to being a father to the baby girl he recently found out he fathered.
And... drama's here!
The spiky-haired DJ, real name Paul DelVecchio, revealed this week that he has a little girl named...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Chris Linn, who as an executive vice president at MTV played a major role in making Snooki a household name, has been named president of TruTV, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System.
The hiring of Linn is a sign that TruTV --...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:57 PM
"Midsummer/Jersey," a mash-up spoof of Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream" and MTV reality series "Jersey Shore," opens this weekend at the Gateway Center for the Arts.
Ken Ludwig created the work for a Virginia high school in 2010. The story is...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Drunk History," which has lived on the website Funny or Die in fits and starts since 2007, graduates to television Tuesday, courtesy of Comedy Central. It is a strange business: a show in which people who have had too much to drink, for real, travel to...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Snooki and JWoww, a.k.a. Nicole Polizzi and Jenni Farley, seem to have upset the residents of the Pelican Island community in New Jersey.
More than 40 residents of the neighborhood met at a property owner association meeting to protest the filming of...
| 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,...