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  • Upfronts 2014: Simon Cowell, Univision team on new singing competition

    Upfronts 2014: Simon Cowell, Univision team on new singing competition
    In perhaps one of the most unexpected partnerships to come out of the Upfronts, it was announced that Simon Cowell is teaming with Univision to find the next-generation Latino boy band. En serio. Univision capped its presentation to media buyers on...
  • Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'

    Fox overhauls prime-time lineup, will cut back on 'American Idol'
    Fox Broadcasting is overhauling much of its prime-time lineup after a disappointing season. The network, which endured steep declines in overall viewers and in the coveted 18-to-49-year-oldĀ  demographic, said it will premiere 12 new shows next season....
  • Fox shakes up Sunday animation block in major schedule overhaul

    Fox shakes up Sunday animation block in major schedule overhaul
    Fox will shake up its Sunday animation block for the first time in nearly a decade next fall, pairing live-action sitcoms "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and newcomer "Mulaney" on the night with "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy." Suffering ratings declines due to...
  • 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,...