| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
MADRID - FremantleMedia is setting up shop directly in Spain, tapping seasoned TV executive Nathalie Garcia to head up a new Madrid-based office as CEO.
Garcia will report directly to FremantleMedia CEO Cecile Frot Coutaz. She is charged with the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:32 PM
LONDON — The early months of a new year tend to be something of a frozen tundra for London theater — but 2014 has already seen some green shoots and the spring season looks set to be lush.
That said, the best of the openings so far have been...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:18 AM
"American Idol" is moving toward announcing its finalists next week.
But you may still be thinking about the other Fox singing contest, "The X Factor," which was canceled last week. What could that show's end mean to Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Kristen Wiig's impersonation days aren't over yet! The "Saturday Night Live" alum stopped by Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" on Tuesday in character as British boy bander Harry Styles.
Thing is, it turns out she knows very little about the heartthrob One...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Cee Lo Green won't be on "The Voice" when it returns for its sixth season next week. In a last-minute announcement, the singer revealed on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Wednesday that he was moving on from the hit singing competition show.
"I'm going to...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Without declaring victory after just one night, Harry Connick Jr. has almost single-handedly brought a sense of fun back to "American Idol." Whether spoofing his lack of celebrity relative to Jennifer Lopez or clowning with Keith Urban, there's an easy...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Fox Broadcasting says it wants to reinvent the way it makes television shows.
Specifically, it wants to do away with what is known as pilot season, a frantic period in the spring in which the broadcast networks order scores of scripts and then make...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Singer Cheryl Cole has inked a deal to return as a judge on "The X Factor" in the U.K. for a reported Â£1.5 million ($2.5 million).
Cole quit the judging panel of the U.K. show in 2011 to join the U.S. version of the show, but was ejected...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It's crunch time at the networks, as they take stock of their current crop of shows and map out their needs and plans for fall.
The bubble will burst for a slew of skeins, likely including first-year comedies fronted by Michael J. Fox, Sean Hayes and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:23 PM
If the last season of "American Idol" proved to be an eyeball ping-pong experience while watching the animosity between judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey percolate, then the forthcoming season might come as a relief to the optical nerves.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:51 AM
"Life can change … in a heartbeat," "American Idol" reminded us Wednesday night as it kicked off a new season with a fresh batch of hopefuls, a greater focus on the positive (fewer prolonged looks at the cringe-inducingly untalented and delusional)...