Today: NBC decides to keep a beloved show around, VH1 renews a be-hated show, and Cameron Diaz smartens up.
On Wednesday's evening news, NBC released a bombshell story on the government's drone targeting program, indicating that the U.S. isn't always certain of who they're targeting, despite assurances otherwise.
As NBC gets ready to debut its new lineup at its upfront presentation next week, word is trickling in that an order for the final season of 30 Rock is imminent, but that it will likely be a truncated season of only thirteen or fourteen episodes instead of the standard twenty or so.
The behind-the-scenes stories of NBC's glory days are coming to light in Warren Littlefield's new book Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV.
Hundreds of news outlets are picking up the story of Patricia Krentcil, a New Jersey woman who allegedly brought her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, but some outlets aren't acknowledging the obvious reason they're elevating a local news report: the woman is painfully, cringe-inducingly tan.
Late last night news broke ("news broke" is sort of a dramatic phrase for this, but whatever) that Gossip Girl writer/producer Josh Safran will be taking over as the showrunner of NBC's Smash from creator Theresa Rebeck. Will this do anything to change the trajectory of the sadly disappointing show?
Many of the country’s biggest media companies — which own dozens of newspapers and TV news operations — are flexing their muscle in Washington in a fight against a government initiative to increase transparency of political spending.
The social media sphere continued to spin this week as spring set in. National Amusements topped the charts, bumping Disney down to number two. Whereas the rest of the top 10 stayed stagnant, there was a lot of movement in the teens, with NBC Universal and WWE both winning the biggest mover status.
Chelsea Clinton may be an entitled diva with prudish rules about what she'll cover at NBC News, but her network colleagues don't come off any better in Buzzfeed's feature on her television career, since all they seem to want from her is to hear about Monica Lewinsky.
For the first time in 16 years, it appears ABC's Good Morning America may have finally beaten NBC's The Today Show in weekly ratings, but it wasn't the during the Katie Couric-Sarah Palin death-match. The New York Times's Brian Stelter credits the inimitable Sherri Shepherd, a member of The View's day-time debating panel.
Alec Baldwin has been angrily tweeting Tuesday night and Wednesday morning about the journalists staked out in front of his apartment (ironically to ask him about his stalker), but it was a perceived slight from a fellow NBC family member that drove him to hint he'd be leaving the network.
We appear to be entering Phase Three of Sarah Palin's career: Woman stuff guru.
The prospects for a fourth season of Community are looking rosier and rosier, but behind the scenes, Chevy Chase and executive producer Dan Harmon are having a bitter and not-so-private feud.
ESPN's headline about the Knicks loss to the Hornets has resulted in an internet uproar.
Last night was episode two of Smash, NBC's somewhat make-it-or-break-it drama about the ins and outs of putting on a Broadway show. So after a big opening night last week, how did the show fare yesterday, quality-wise at least? Hm. Let's say reviews are mixed.
A middle school yearbook featuring the Knicks guard can be yours now for only $4,800, Billy Beane signs Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes, and former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss announces plans for a comeback.
NBC's livestream of this year's Super Bowl shows exactly how important the actual television is in sports watching culture and why it's not going away anytime soon.
Last night's big premiere of Smash was a boon for NBC and musical lovers, pulling in 11.5 million viewers and a 3.9 ratings in the all-important 18-49 demo. This is big for NBC. Actually, it's big for network TV.
After watching all the buttdowns, awkward graphics, and ads we'd already seen on YouTube, regular Super Bowl viewers may have noticed something strange about yesterday evening's postgame coverage: It was much shorter than normal.
Not sure if you guys have heard, but NBC has a new show called Smash that's premiering tonight. It's about putting together a Broadway musical, and you should watch it. Really, you should!
There are more reports about what sent Demi Moore to the hospital, NBC is looking at giving Dwight Schrute his own show, DC's mayor chooses his girlfriend's birthday over the State of the Union, and the gory fate of John Travolta missing vintage Mercedes
The troubled new Chelsea Handler sitcom is a total mess.
NBC is already lining up replacements for Matt Lauer, Soledad O'Brien's new morning show may launch without a title, and more Kate Middleton pregnancy talk.
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