| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Mark Burnett takes a deep breath as he looks out over the expanse of the Pacific Ocean from the backyard of his Malibu home. With his flip-flop-clad feet propped up on a table next to a cup of tea, the prolific producer of "The Voice," "Survivor,"...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Producing a hit TV show is no easy feat. Producing four hit shows across three networks and a variety of genres is a Herculean task.
For Mark Burnett, that's simply another day at the office.
The ubiquitous reality maven has his flag planted at ABC ("...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The ratings are in, and it's time to ask: What went wrong with "X Factor"?
Season 3 of Simon Cowell's singing show got a jump-start on the fall season Wednesday night, but the numbers were pretty close to a disaster. An average of 6.2 million viewers...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Looking to rebound after falling to fourth place last season, ABC is rolling out seven new shows this fall, including a quartet that might be called Extreme Makeover: Tuesday Edition.
The net has blown up Tuesday after a punchless perf in the 2012-13...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:36 AM
There are only two episodes to go in the first season of CBS' "Under the Dome," which brought in 10.71 million viewers and a rating of 2.6 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic Monday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.
The season's 11th...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The Monday episode of "Under the Dome" confirmed several things: Big Jim (Dean Norris of "Breaking Bad") is ruthless. Maxine (Natalie Zea of "Justified") is ruthless. And the CBS drama, based on a Stephen King novel, is summer's biggest hit.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:24 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra.
The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
| Aug 1, 2013
Philanthropist Ann Lurie has replaced two of her top investment managers at her private investment firm, hiring Kristopher Wood, a private equity and mergers and acquisitions expert, as chief investment officer.
Lurie Investments Chief Executive Officer...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The sharks have really taken over.
Taking a playful cue from Discovery's favorite event-viewing "Shark Week," ABC has announced it has commissioned "Shark Tank Week."
The network will air a week's worth of episodes of its hit business-skewed reality...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Two programs stood out in the weekend ratings for Central Florida, and one was a major offering from the Walt Disney Co.
The premiere of "Teen Beach Movie" on Disney Channel was the top program Friday with 129,500 viewers. A distant second was a...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Clay Newbill, you've just been nominated for an Emmy. How do you feel?
"I'm really good," Newbill said Thursday from Los Angeles. "Very excited here. As a boy who grew up in Ormond Beach and went to the University of Central Florida, to be nominated for...