Upfront Country: A Land Of $20 Billion Where Everyone Wants To Live

Another year, and the same media question comes up as in the past: "Will digital sellers, video and otherwise, participate in the annual upfront process held by networks in June?" ...More

  • Reality Round-Up: 'American Idol,' 'Q'Viva! The Chosen,' 'Dancing With The Stars,' And More

    My column last week about the mentor issues swirling around Fox’s “American Idol” was already in production when the show seemingly proved me right. Talented Erika Van Pelt submitted to a wholesale image change (from sporty blond with shoulder-length hair to intense Kris Jenner mode) and was promptly voted off by an audience that was likely thrown by her dramatic and perhaps alienating makeover. Van Pelt may not have been a front-runner to win the competition but she was far from the most deserving to get tossed after last week’s performance show. At least she made the top10; that’s what ...More