Syfy’s New Series Trailers: ‘Dominion’ & ‘Ascension’

WWE Near New Deals With USA, Syfy

OWN Plans Series On NFL’s Michael Sam

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oprah Winfrey Network says it plans to produce a documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The series will take an up-close look at the man recently drafted by the St. Louis Rams in a groundbreaking moment in professional […]

UPFRONTS 2014

Mun2 Unveils New Reality Series, More Sports

ReelzChannel Taps Rob Swartz As SVP

Wilbon, Kornheiser To Sign New ESPN Contracts

Wilmore To Replace Colbert On Comedy Central

NEW YORK (AP) — Writer-comic Larry Wilmore of “The Daily Show” has earned Stephen Colbert’s coveted Comedy Central timeslot following Jon Stewart each night. Comedy Central said Friday that Wilmore will host “The Minority Report” at 11:30 each weeknight, starting in January. Wilmore, who’s black, will add a different perspective to a late-night landscape dominated […]

Brothers Disappointed By Their HGTV Ouster

NEW YORK (AP) — Two brothers shown the door by HGTV before their upcoming real estate show made it on the air say that if their Christian faith cost them a shot at TV fame, “then so be it.” David and Jason Benham said Thursday they were disappointed that HGTV pulled the plug on “Flip […]

TNT Orders Dramas With Ed Burns, Jennifer Beals

‘Vice’ Gets Two-Season Renewal By HBO

Ruben Mendiola Named President, NBCU’s Mun2

WGN America Orders Second Season Of ‘Salem’

Showtime Developing ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ As Series

TV Land Renews ‘Hot In Cleveland’ For Season 6

History Ch. Plans ‘Pawn Stars’ Spinoff Game Show

Bewkes Promises Turnaround At truTV And TNT

Cable Outlook Bright Despite Rising Costs

Wall Street is betting that the cable industry will successfully navigate an increasingly competitive landscape. On Tuesday, top financial analysts gave a mostly upbeat assessment of the industry.

Comcast, Charter Divvy Up Subscribers

The subscriber swaps are designed to help clear the way for regulatory approval of Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable. As part of the deal, the company will sell 1.4 million subscribers to Charter Communications for $7.3 billion in cash and spin off another 2.5 million subscribers into a company in which Charter will take a one-third stake.

Charter And Comcast Reach Subscriber Deal

Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications reached a deal for Comcast to divest millions of subscribers, helping it smooth over regulatory concerns involving its $45 billion deal for Time Warner Cable. As part of the agreement, Comcast will divest about 1.4 million existing Time Warner Cable customers directly to Charter for cash.

Jennifer Garner Developing Dramedy At Bravo

USA Network Sets Summer Premiere Dates

DeGeneres Making Design Series For HGTV

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is making a furniture design competition series for the HGTV network. HGTV said Tuesday that “Ellen’s Design Challenge” is expected to air sometime next year. It will feature six competitors who sketch, design and build furniture within 24 hours, and will play out over six episodes. Landing a series […]

Discovery To Turn Canceled Everest Leap Into Doc

David Manson In Overall Deal With FX Prods.

HBO Renews ‘Silicon Valley’ And ‘Veep’

TruTV Orders Six News Series, Preps Brand Refresh

How NBCU’s Hammer Plans To Dominate Cable

‘Mad Men’ Return Gains Big From Time Shifting

Discovery Network Cancels Everest Jump

NEW YORK (AP) — The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil’s planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit next month following the avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Friday. Network spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg said Sunday that the network’s thoughts and prayers go out to the Sherpa community of […]

‘Touched By An Angel’ Producer Back In Series TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the decade that “Touched by an Angel” executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from “Mad Men” to “House of Cards” to “Breaking Bad,” and more ways to see them. But Williamson says her Hallmark […]

Dick Wolf Sells Reality Series To A&E

‘The Americans’ Renewed For Third Season On FX

FX Pulling Out Of Latenight For Now

OWN Exec Rita Mullin Moves To Science Channel

Howard Owens Out As National Geo Chs Prez

USA Renews ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ For 2nd Season

Discovery To Air Flight Off Everest Peak On May 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Channel has set the date for its live coverage of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest. The network plans to air “Everest Jump Live” on May 11 at 9 p.m. Eastern time, weather permitting. It will also be telecast globally. High-altitude climber Joby Ogwyn will make […]

TCM Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Dozens Laid Off At Al Jazeera America

Spike TV Renews ‘Auction Hunters’ For Fifth Season