Are you ready for the return of "American Idol"? Fox is, as it started to roll out pictures of new judge Ellen DeGeneres.
News stories that really bored me last week: The White House party crashers and Tiger Woods' car crash.
Last week, the Center for Communication gave its annual Frank Stanton Award to Charlie Rose, whose hourlong chat fest includes an eclectic lineup of politicians, CEOs, world leaders, actors and academics.
Amanda Woodward, the most hard-driving, no-nonsense, get-it-done female ad exec is back. You might know her better as Heather Locklear, who played the microskirted ad exec on "Melrose Place" during its first incarnation on Fox from 1993 to 1999, spinning lackluster ratings straw into gold.
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- The producers of "The Office" have done their best to keep the conversation going about the show while it was on hiatus, thanks to a Facebook fan page (with 824,725 fans), a MySpace page (80,444 friends), and the social network known as Dunder Mifflin.
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Jeff Zucker's grand experiment in redefining broadcast-network prime time starts tonight at 10 p.m., when Jay Leno takes the stage for the first time on his new show that is not "The Tonight Show."
Despite layers of buzz -- including an appearance by Editor in Chief Anna Wintour on "David Letterman" -- "The September Issue," however frothy and entertaining, doesn't offer much insight beyond what you already know if you've seen the "The Devil Wears Prada."
Never can say goodbye ... until, that is, you don't get paid as much as Simon Cowell, or Ryan Seacrest, or even Randy Jackson. Then you can tweet about your sadness, your heartbreak at leaving the top-rated show, all because they didn't treat you right.
Janice Is Out! Bonnie Is In! Or so one imagines a tabloid headline would read chronicling the latest moves of two editors who helped define the celebrity weekly category over the past decade.
When we heard that "30 Rock" will finally enter syndication in 2011, we let out a little woo-hoo!
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Summer hasn't even officially begun yet, but ABC wants you to "Flash Forward" to autumn.
Last week, the faux-news pundit and blowhard Stephen Colbert took "The Colbert Report" on the road, taping his show in Baghdad.
Jon and Kate are now two names that grace the weekly magazine covers usually reserved for Brad and Angelina. They need to take a cue from the more famous couple and dole out their kids' public exposure in smaller doses -- and start planning an end date.
When Steve Brill and two other media lifers revealed their new company's plan to help papers charge for some content online, they got some things right. But the first announcement from the company, called Journalism Online, also misrepresented the good old days.
Last week kicked off with a stock-market plunge that returned the Dow Jones Industrial Average to 1997 levels. Newspapers, of course, would be lucky to regain their stock prices from the 1990s.
On Feb. 22, 36.3 million people tuned in to watch Hugh Jackman singing and dancing his way through ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards.
Ten years after Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, wife of the 44th president, becomes the second first lady to grace the cover of Vogue in the March issue.
Domino is the fifth shelter title to succumb to the poor environment for home furnishing and housewares marketers since the crash of the real estate market.
R.J. Cutler's latest film, out at the Sundance Film Festival, is called "The September Issue." Cutler followed Vogue's Anna Wintour and her team for nine months as they worked to produce the 2007 September issue, one that ended up being the largest in the title's history.
ABC and David E. Kelly both painted the decision to end "Boston Legal" as a mutual one. But one wonders if Kelly is harboring some kind of resentment about the way the series is ending its five-year run.