Melissa Grego is Editor-in-Chief of Broadcasting & Cable.
Jimmy Kimmel on His Ratings, Where He Would Like Leno to Go (Not What You Think)—and the One Area Where He’s Actually on Jay’s SideAs speculation about NBC’s succession plans for The Tonight Show heated up last week amid a stronger-than-expected demo performance by Jimmy Kimmel Live! since its historic move to 11:35 p.m. , B&C editor-in-chief Melissa Grego talked with Jimmy Kimmel on Friday about his impact on the competition; the reason ABC won’t be sending him any emails suggesting he go easy... More
Anderson Cooper's Revelation: Will It Help Ratings?Citing professional reasons for why he waited and social reasons for why he’s now speaking up, Anderson Cooper came out publicly as a gay man in a letter to the Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan, published Monday . Cooper, CNN anchor and host-executive producer of Telepictures daytime talk show Anderson , writes to Sullivan that in addition to wanting privacy for personal... More
Mel's Diner: Recipe for Reinvention -- From TV News to Big-Time BooksWho: Lisa Sharkey, senior VP-director of creative development, Harper Collins Where: Sharkey’s “green” townhouse, Upper West Side, Manhattan When: March 12, 2012 The Dish: It may be hard to believe, but one of the major forces behind Tim Tebow’s bestseller Through My Eyes: A Quarterback’s Journey , is also a big force... More
WJBK Anchors Honor Late Leader and Friend Jeff MurriHuel Perkins and Monica Gayle, anchors of Fox-owned WJBK Detroit’s 10 p.m. news, offered a heartfelt tribute Thursday night to their leader and friend, the stations VP and general manager Jeff Murri and B&C ’s 2011 General Manager of the Year who died suddenly earlier in the day. “He was more than our boss, he was our friend,” Gayle said during the 10 p.m.... More
NATPE 2012: The Dish On Where to Eat From One of Miami's FinestPerhaps no other NATPE-goer is happier to see this week’s conference and exhibition back in South Beach than Miami-based Chris Sloan, the co-founder, president and executive creative director of 2C Media. ( Click here for complete NATPE 2012 coverage ) “As corny as it sounds, I love showing off the city,” Sloan said Tuesday afternoon at the Bleu Bar in the Fontainebleu... More
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