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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season

    Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season
    The top entertainment executive at Fox Broadcasting has resigned in the wake of a bruising television season. The departure of Kevin Reilly as chairman of entertainment for Fox comes less than three weeks after he presented a new fall schedule to...
  • 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...
  • ABC's 'Rising Star': Network TV's Next Big Thing?

    In terms of hot formats, arguably no unscripted show is having a bigger moment than "Rising Star." After a major launch in Israel last year, "Rising Star" was acquired by several foreign territories before ABC got in on the action, landing the format...
  • International Exec You Should Know: Keith Hindle

    FremantleMedia is a major player in the television biz -- producing and distributing such global franchises as "X Factor," "Got Talent" and "Idol." But increasingly its focus is shifting to new media, putting the spotlight on Keith Hindle, CEO of...
  • '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...
  • 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,...
  • Television networks vow to wow advertisers with new fall lineups

    Television networks vow to wow advertisers with new fall lineups
    Network television is attempting to once again defy the laws of gravity. Next week broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox will test their strength as the industry kicks off its annual springtime ad sales market known as the upfront. The networks...
  • 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....