| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Jimmy Fallon has been crowned the next king of late-night television, but the empire he will inherit has seen better days.
"Late Night" host Fallon, who will succeed Jay Leno in "The Tonight Show" chair in 2014, is charged with trying to reenergize a...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Programming giant Walt Disney Co. and pay-TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp. have signed a wide-ranging agreement covering dozens of broadcast and cable channels including ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel.
As part of the deal, Cablevision has also...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Viacom's Nickelodeon has struck a deal to sell its programming to Hulu Plus, the subscription arm of the online video platform Hulu.
Starting today, recent episodes of Nickelodeon shows such as "iCarly" and "SpongeBob SquarePants" and its much-...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Deposed Walt Disney Studios Chairman and former Disney Channels Worldwide President Rich Ross has been named chief executive of Shine America, a production company owned by News Corp.
Ross, who was a fast-rising television executive heading Disney...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:14 AM
NBC's "Tonight Show" may soon be switching hosts — and coasts.
The long-struggling network is finalizing plans to replace Jay Leno with Jimmy Fallon in 2014, people close to the situation said Wednesday. And in a blow for Southern California,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:36 AM
For more than 40 years, a studio at the corner of Olive and Alameda avenues in Burbank has been churning out a show that keeps viewers up late. But with NBC's "Tonight Show" poised to migrate back to New York, Southern California is in danger of losing...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The man who came up with the phrase "beautiful downtown Burbank" is not happy that NBC is considering moving "The Tonight Show" back to New York City.
"Burbank is a great little place," said Gary Owens, who coined the phrase from his radio days then...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp. has signed a long-term distribution deal to carry broadcast and cable networks owned by Comcast's NBCUniversal unit.
The agreement includes broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo as well as cable channels USA, Bravo, MSNBC, CNBC...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Britney Spears and Demi Lovato join "The X Factor." Former News Corp. executive Rebekah Brooks charged in ethics scandal at News of the World and the Sun....
| May 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Avengers is still box office champ. NBC is betting big on comedy for its fall schedule. "GCB" sent packing....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Google is ready for some "Monday Night Football."
Walt Disney Co. has struck a distribution deal with Google Fiber to add its cable networks, including ESPN, ABC Family and Disney Channel, to the new broadband pay-TV service the search-engine giant is...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Acknowledging that the movie business is "not for the faint of heart," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said he'd like to see more animation and more franchise films out of Universal in the years ahead.
"We've had our ups and downs for the...