When Mitchell Kriegman pitched Clarissa in the early ’90s, Nickelodeon considered the project risky. In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the creator explains how he made it all work — and exploded kids’ TV in the process.
After months of efforts to agree on a new contract, the network went dark on the satellite provider on Friday evening. UPDATE: CBS announced Saturday it had reached agreement with Dish to remain on the network.
The massive data leak includes intricate details on television syndication and movie licensing deals. From a commercial standpoint, it’s a nightmare for Sony.
Anal hasn’t always had a place on television.
Sarah Steele talks to BuzzFeed News about playing the fat girl as a teenager, making up lines with Lena Dunham, and why she’d love to work on the acclaimed CBS legal drama for years.
“Love your child because that person is your child whether it’s the person you wanted him or her to be or not,” said Republican Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen in a CBS special with her transgender son.
It’s literally light bulbs. Behind the scenes of the Nov. 12 episode, “Hashtag.” Mild spoilers for that episode.
Third-quarter earnings from the largest television network owners show a tepid advertising environment. Blame Nielsen. Or Ebola. Or something.
It isn’t broke yet, but it is clearly breaking. Taken from comments made by network owners and pay-TV distributors during their third quarter earnings calls.
Daring investigator Robyn Burdine joined Lockhart/Gardner halfway through Season 4, but the actor who plays her has barely been in the current season. So just what happened to Robyn?
This is an ode to the Slutty Pumpkin.
He’s “a statuesque god of sculpted chocolate thunder.” What else do you want?
Executives from Comcast concede that the way people watch TV is changing. But they say networks that go it alone may hurt their existing businesses.
The How I Met Your Mother star appeared on Conan, along with her middle school yearbook photo.
Change is coming to the pay-TV business. It’s going to be a bloodbath — and not everyone will survive.
The six-time Emmy winner tells BuzzFeed News about the highs, lows, and insane experiences she’s encountered in her 25-year career.
It’s the first broadcast network to create a stand-alone streaming option for viewers.
The current, sixth season, will be Archie Panjabi’s last as the world’s best investigator, and it won’t be the same without her.
Legal snoop Kalinda and her boots of justice will be exiting the CBS drama at the end of the sixth season.
The CBS legal drama, now in its sixth season, continually shakes up its narrative foundations and proves itself fearless in the process. Spoilers ahead, if you’re not up to date on the show.
It’s been eight years since the world first met Katharine McPhee on American Idol, and now she’s taking on her first major non-singing television role on CBS’s Scorpion. With the musical drama Smash behind her, she’s more determined than ever to prove herself.
According to GLAAD’s annual studies.
There’s a method to the knicknacks.
From Frankie’s controversial comments to Nicole’s future with Hayden and Caleb’s crush, the Big Brother 16 houseguests reveal all to BuzzFeed News in their first post-finale interviews.
The start of the fall TV season marks the first real concerted effort by the big four broadcast networks – ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC — to highlight viewers for a show over a full week.The move reflects the shift away from live television viewing for entertainment programming and is aimed at prying more money away from advertisers.
We’re all living in the Victorian Era.
The CBS drama definitely isn’t cooling down with age, despite Will Gardner’s absence.
Stern statements from brands like Pepsi and Anheuser-Busch aren’t really damaging the league. If they want to affect real change, they need to hit the league and its owners where it hurts most — in their wallets.
Update: CBS will be using their new theme music to open the broadcast instead of Rihanna’s song.The singer lashed out at the network after they pulled her song from the inaugural broadcast of Thursday Night Football following the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy.
Comedian Kathy Griffin says she asked to be considered as Craig Ferguson’s successor, but an executive told her: “They’re not considering females at this time.” A spokesperson for CBS told BuzzFeed News that “we never said that to Griffin or met with her,” adding that they did consider “several female candidates.”