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  • Fox taps Simon Andreae as new reality programming chief

    Fox taps Simon Andreae as new reality programming chief
    Fox Broadcasting has tapped former Discovery Channel programming executive Simon Andreae as its new executive vice president of alternative entertainment. Andreae will attempt to fill the big shoes left by Mike Darnell, who had been president of...
  • ConnecTV app relaunches with a focus on video-sharing

    ConnecTV, a mobile application designed to make TV viewing more social, is being relaunched with a focus on video sharing. The reboot of the TV industry-backed venture illustrates the challenges that confront independent app developers in the age of...
  • TV ratings: 'Voice,' 'Person of Interest' down; 'Trophy Wife' up

    TV ratings: 'Voice,' 'Person of Interest' down; 'Trophy Wife' up
    NBC has won its sixth straight Tuesday night in the key young adults demographic, though "The Voice" is singing in a lower register this week. With two hours of "knockout rounds" -- which typically fare worse in the ratings than the preceding...
  • Last-minute Halloween costume ideas: Fox character masks

    Last-minute Halloween costume ideas: Fox character masks
    If you're still struggling to come up with a Halloween costume, Fox has a quick and easy solution with life-size, downloadable masks of characters from its shows. You could go as Winston (Lamorne Morris) Jess (Zooey Deschanel) or other "New Girl"...
  • Hey Simon Cowell: With 'X Factor' ratings sliding, can you save it?

    Hey Simon Cowell: With 'X Factor' ratings sliding, can you save it?
    Attention, Simon Cowell: You need to rethink the ratings factor for "The X Factor." Fox's singing contest reemerged Tuesday night with a serious baseball hangover, drooping to just 4.9 million total viewers with a two-hour special, according to Nielsen....
  • The curious -- and totally appealing -- case of Little Mix

    The curious -- and totally appealing -- case of Little Mix
    Steve Brookstein. Joe McElderry. James Arthur. If these names mean nothing to you, we've got something in common: I didn't recognize them either, despite the fact that each belongs to a winner on the U.K. version of Simon Cowell's flagship star-making...
  • Can 'The Purge' surge? CW finishes upfront sales.

    Can 'The Purge' surge? CW finishes upfront sales.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to come back as a house cat in my next life. The Skinny: I now am one of those people who no longer has a home phone. It feels a little weird even though I never used it and didn't even know the number. Will...
  • Paula Abdul to guest judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    Paula Abdul to guest judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance'
    Paula Abdul has been out of the reality TV competition-judging game for a couple of years, but she's sitting back down behind the table Tuesday night for a guest spot on Fox's other long-running competition show, "So You Think You Can Dance." Of course,...
  • Premiere: Emblem3's summer jam, 'I Love LA'

    Premiere: Emblem3's summer jam, 'I Love LA'
    Week after week last year, Emblem3 made teenage girls swoon with sunny cover songs on the second season of the Fox competition "The X Factor." A fusion of pop, ska and hip-hop — think Sublime, only with washboard abs and none of the grit —...
  • For The-Dream, it's all 'point of view'

    For The-Dream, it's all 'point of view'
    The most decorated space in The-Dream's Newport Beach pied--terre is the master bedroom — no surprise, perhaps, for the R&B star behind such sex-obsessed slow jams as "Love King" and "Sweat It Out," the latter of which finds him helpfully...
  • Government shutdown: Does no FCC mean nudity, f-bombs on networks?

    Government shutdown: Does no FCC mean nudity, f-bombs on networks?
    The government shutdown that started early Tuesday has already hit the Federal Communications Commission, the government agency that among other things regulates obscenity on what used to be known as the public airwaves. Which has led some viewers to...