| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
VH1 has appointed Susan Levison to lead its programming division.
As exec veep of original programming and production for the Viacom cabler, Levison will oversee teams on both the East and West Coast, along with celeb talent development. She will be...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Scripps Networks Interactive second second-quarter net income rose about 12.2% as ad sales and affiliate fees boosted performance for the owner of HGTV, Travel Channel and The Food Network.
Second quarter net income came to $159.7 million, or $1.08 per...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Hampton gets the TV food spotlight on Monday, Nov. 18, when L. D. Amory & Sons seafood packing house and the Conch and Bucket restaurant are featured on Andrew Zimmern’s “Bizarre Foods America.” The show airs at 9 p.m. on The Travel...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Food Network is being joined by 28 other cable networks to raise awareness of childhood hunger in the U.S. during September. While September means back to school, it's also Hunger Awareness Month, spearheaded by the Go Orange campaign, which, like...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DirecTV is expanding its Internet video service to let subscribers watch more than 30 live TV channels outside the home -- including HBO, Showtime, Starz and Food Network -- and will deliver 100 live TV in-home streaming channels.
The satcaster also will...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:49 AM
Dean Loucks’ approach to art involves what he calls “The Art of Removal” — stripping away layers of paint he piles on a composite board in order to create a unique sense of depth — but for the 47-year-old artist’s...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
McDonald's has introduced a new durian crunch McFlurry flavor to its dessert kiosk menus in Singapore. But for anyone who's actually smelled the spiky fruit, you may be scratching your head and asking why?
Some people love the stuff. Some people...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:40 PM
In a city of thousands of humble taco stands and family-run Mexican restaurants, El Tepeyac Cafe in Boyle Heights gained legendary status for the gargantuan, chili-spiked pork burritos created by owner Manuel Rojas.
In the kitchen at 3 a.m., seven...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Insane Coaster Wars" would be the ultimate road trip for any ride enthusiast who had about $100,000 to drop on a single vacation and the fortitude to travel around the world.
Photos: 28 thrill rides competing in 'Insane Coaster Wars'
Premiering at 8:...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Halloween is my favorite time of year. And I love to be scared. Over the years, I've been through my fair share of theme park mazes, independent haunted attractions and backyard spookfests.
I even dress up every Halloween as a chainsaw-wielding maniac...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:57 PM
When Anthony Bourdain was in town last summer taping a Chicago-themed episode of his Travel Channel show “The Layover,” he asked various people, including me, to name the quintessential Chicagoan, and a consensus quickly emerged.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Celtic Classic got its 15 minutes of fame Tuesday on the Travel Channel's new show “Edge of America,” when host Geoff Edgers took part in the the annual Haggis Eating Contest and tried his hand at the Highland Games at......