| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's the sound most have learned to ignore when she's around. Where there is Julie Plec, the co-creator of "The Vampire Diaries," there's a near constant hum — a sort of real-life soundtrack that rivals the intense, forlorn music on the popular CW...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:32 AM
In a move that reflects the deepening connection between television and social media, Nielsen has introduced a new type of ratings system that seeks to measure the audience for TV-related conversations on Twitter.
The new Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings will...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The Golden Globes were the buzz of social media, with the comedic barbs from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler helping to propel the awards show to the top of the Twitter TV charts.
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC inspired nearly 2.4 million...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Four seasons ago a quartet of young women began receiving threatening, and very well informed texts, from the mysterious "A," who they assumed was their former queen bee Alison, presumed dead. So you can imagine their shock. Now, of course, they know...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:33 PM
ABC Family has picked up comedies "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" for additional seasons. The network also announced Monday that it's expanding its brood, greenlighting three new drama pilots.
"Melissa & Joey," featuring '90s teen stars Melissa Joan...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting.
Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television.
The comprehensive distribution deal, announced late Monday, is expected to become a blueprint on how the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Help Wanted: Walt Disney Co. seeks executive with experience in both broadcast and cable television. Must embrace new technologies, display keen programming instincts and be deft at corporate politics. Internal candidates welcome.
| Dec 10, 2013
Newspapers, including this one, are among the last places in America that has close to zero tolerance for [expletive deleted].
I could give you a hint about what word is between the brackets, but I'd best not for fear of arousing the ire of the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The newest draft of the script for a movie that is planned to be shot in Bethlehem references the long-standing rivalry between the footbal teams of Liberty and Freedom high schools it was announced on the film's Facebook page. Producers......
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
During a week that saw Dish Network pull out of offering WWE pay-per-views, including Sunday's "Elimination Chamber" and April's "WrestleMania 30," for the forseeable future, WWE isn't showing signs of concern that its new WWE Network will prompt other...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
With WWE Studios finding its footing with hits like the Halle Berry thriller "The Call" and made-for-TV movies like ABC Family's "Christmas Bounty," WWE has no plans to leave Hollywood.
After co-producing films with 20th Century Fox and Lionsgate...