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  • Fox announces fall 2014-15 schedule

    Fox announces fall 2014-15 schedule
    Fox announced its fall 2014-15 schedule Monday, presenting five new series for the fall and seven that will premiere in 2015. "Gotham," "Utopia," "Red Band Society" and "Mulaney" will join the schedule in the fall along with the event seriesĀ "Gracepoint....
  • 'America's Got Talent' has a secret: oddballs welcome

    'America's Got Talent' has a secret: oddballs welcome
    "The Voice" has Josh Kaufman. "American Idol" has Caleb Johnson (and Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson). "America's Got Talent" could have a guy who balances cakes on his arms. The NBC show, which has become a summer perennial, launches its ninth season...
  • Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing

    Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing
    A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets -- including the Tribune Corp. -- but who turned government informant after...
  • Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant

    Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant
    The news was astonishing: Rapper Tupac Shakur was alive and well in New Zealand. But the 2011 report was a hoax, and on Tuesday, one of the hackers behind it, Hector Xavier Monsegur, appeared in court to be sentenced for cyberattacks that stole credit...
  • Will summer's singing-competition shows be the same old song?

    You might think, at this point, that there is simply no way a TV network could possibly put on another singing show. And yet you would be wrong. Fox has the once-powerful "American Idol" and NBC the still-formidable "The Voice." But ABC has been...
  • Spice Girl Mel B Joins 'X Factor' in U.K. as Judge

    LONDON -- Former Spice Girls band member Melanie B, a.k.a. Scary Spice, has joined the judging panel of "The X Factor" in the U.K., which airs on ITV. Mel B, who appeared as a guest judge on the show in 2012, joins fellow judges music manager Louis...
  • Kevin Reilly to Exit as Fox Entertainment Chairman in June

    After weeks of speculation about his future at the network, Kevin Reilly confirmed Thursday that he is stepping down as entertainment chairman next month. No successor was named, but there's been speculation that Fox Broadcasting COO Joe Earley will...
  • Diversity Reigns on Israel's Reality Series Despite Social Issues

    When Rose Fostanes, a 47-year-old openly gay Filipina caregiver who doesn't speak Hebrew, took the crown on Israel's "X-Factor" after belting out Frank Sinatra's "My Way" this past January, it was clear that at least inside Israel's television studios,...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 4 sing about love, make judges gush

    'American Idol' recap: Top 4 sing about love, make judges gush
    Though only four singers remain in this season's "American Idol" competition, the audience was treated to 12 -- count 'em -- songs on Wednesday night. The top 4 each tackled three songs, looking at different aspects of love: breakups, dedications and...
  • As Murdoch's sons rise, Chase Carey still has hand on the wheel

    Watchers of Rupert Murdoch's empire are busy scrutinizing the new roles of his children Lachlan and James in an attempt to determine which may be the front runner to eventually succeed the media mogul. But as far as the day-to-day operations of 21st...
  • MIPTV: FremantleMedia Pacts with 'Deal or No Deal' Creator Dick De Rijk

    CANNES -- FremantleMedia, whose formats include "Idols," "The X Factor" and "Got Talent," has inked an exclusive multi-year co-development deal with Dick De Rijk, the creator of "Deal or No Deal." De Rijk developed several hit formats during his...