• Jesse Ventura Hosts ‘Conspiracy Theory’

    Cabler truTV also greenlights “Surprise Inspection.”

  • Sports Studs Enter the Reality TV Game

    Their shows are airing on mainstream networks and featuring bigger names.

    Sports Studs Enter the Reality TV Game
  • DioGuardi Back as ‘American Idol’ Judge

    Abdul’s return to Fox’s juggernaut is still uncertain.

  • CBS’ Tassler Zings NBC Over Jay Leno’s Move

    “Whatever numbers they get, they’re going to declare victory anyway.”

  • Tassler Takes Off the Gloves, Defends Emmy Plans

     A feisty Nina Tassler took a couple sharp digs at NBC Monday, even as she defended the network’s controversial plans to revamp next month’s Emmy Awards and predicted a rebound for "CSI" following a tough season.   The CBS Entertainment president, her confidence perhaps bolstered by the network’s trend-defying ratings growth last season, launched a […]

  • CBS Doles Out Details on New ‘Deal’

    CBS is confirming what TheWrap first reported Sunday: "Let’s Make a Deal" is a go for a fall launch on the network’s daytime lineup.   The Wayne Brady-hosted show will premiere Monday, Oct. 5. That’s a few weeks after "Guiding Light" is slated to leave the air Sept. 18. We’re checking to see if "GL’s" […]

  • Reality Shows Under Scrutiny — Who’s Accountable?

    It seems reality shows are finally coming under scrutiny. After TheWrap’s recent investigative series on suicides and emotional trauma and child endangerment related to reality shows, now comes a convincing piece of reporting in Sunday’s New York Times that suggests that reality shows are Hollywood’s new “sweatshop.” “Long workdays and communication blackouts are largely the […]

  • The Return of TV MoJoe

     ….and we’re back.   The blog you’re reading is brand new to TheWrap– but in spirit, at least, it’s a bit more established. Just a bit.   TV MoJoe actually launched in April over at my old home, TVWeek.com. I left the esteemed Crain Communications digital publication last month, so both I and the blog […]

  • Adios, ‘Guiding Light’; Hello, ‘Let’s Make a Deal’

    CBS to bring back the iconic daytime game show, with Wayne Brady as host.

  • ‘Galactica’ Tops TCA Awards

    HBO takes home most prizes; CBS’ “Big Bang Theory” only broadcast network cited.

  • ‘Futurama’ Voices Say ‘Yes’

    Maurice LaMarche, Tress MacNeille and Katey Sagal are set to rejoin the series.

    ‘Futurama’ Voices Say ‘Yes’
  • Tempest Rages Over Emmys ‘Time-Shift’

    “A show that has always recognized the best in the industry now seems to be focused on recognizing broadcast network television.”

    Tempest Rages Over Emmys ‘Time-Shift’
  • 2 More Dance Out of Our Lives

    It took me almost a full week, but I’m finally able to sleep through the night without terrifying images of last week’s “So You Think You Can Dance” zombie numbers flashing through my mind. (To be fair, though, I’ve been using my David Archuleta night light.) If I can survive that, I can survive anything, […]

  • HBO Renews Trio of Series

    “Entourage,” “Hung,” “True Blood” get new orders.

  • TLC Tinkering With ‘Jon & Kate’

    Execs at TCA say the show must go on, though with no couch.