| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK — Most media moguls spend their time building empires.
Time Warner Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes has spent the last several years dismantling one.
Gone is AOL, the online platform that acquired Time Warner in 2000 in a...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
In "Sweet Talk," Delilah (Natalie Zea) is an erudite phone-sex worker who besides naming herself after the Biblical escort reads "Anna Karenina" and plays chess during routine calls. One "John" (for they're all named John) gets her attention, though, when...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:42 PM
"Sleepy Hollow," has been such a hit for Fox this fall that it's getting an expanded first-season finale on Jan. 20.
Previously, the network had announced a two-night second-season premiere for "The Following," with episodes airing on Jan. 19 and Jan....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
FOX is making some scheduling tweaks for midseason, with much of its focus on its ratings-soft Tuesday comedy block.
Come February 25, the network is returning "Glee" to the 8 p.m. time slot on Tuesdays, scaling back the comedy line up to just "New...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Fox's "Almost Human" arrested plenty of viewers in its premiere Sunday night.
The sci-fi cop series from J.H. Wyman and J.J. Abrams drew a rating of 3.1 in the key 18-49 age demographic and pulled in an average of 9.1 viewers, according to early...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:02 PM
The midseason begins in January, and Fox and PBS are making sure it will be a busy time.
Fox has announced that "American Idol" will begin its 13th season with a two-night, four-hour rollout Wednesday, Jan. 15, and Thursday, Jan. 16. Fox should learn...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Starting in January, there will be 30 fewer minutes on the Fox schedule dedicated to "American Idol." The long-running singing competition series is cutting its results show to a half-hour, down from the hour-long results shows that have aired since the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Fox has set premiere dates for some winter premieres, including "American Idol" and "The Following" while also announcing a shift in format for the music contest's results show.
"American Idol," which will bow with a two-night, four-hour premiere on Jan....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Asked about the trend toward "reprehensible protagonists" -- a la "Breaking Bad's" Walter White, "Boardwalk Empire's" Nucky Thompson or "Dexter's" serial killer -- Showtime Entertainment chief David Nevins offered a surprisingly frank answer.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With "Breaking Bad's" final episode set to air Sunday, consumers and the industry alike are busily discussing the show's impact on television. The AMC drama has overcome numerous hurdles during its five year run on the net, whether it be production...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America.
Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...