Since the dawn of television, advertisers and programmers have zoomed in on elusive and fickle teenagers and young adults
ABC hops back into the singing competition game with 'Rising Star,' another twist on a successful overseas formula. In a saturated genre, the network hopes to follow 'The Voice'—and the early days of 'American Idol'—to a gold ratings record, in a format that goes back to radio days.
Network neutrality has gone from law-review fodder to a debate about the future of the Internet—or, the future of just about everything.
NBC's competition series 'Last Comic Standing' returns May 22 after four years away. Stand-up has long been a part of variety shows and late-night talkers, and TV history has seen its share of series devoted to performers with hand-held microphones, hoping to make 'em laugh.