Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Television

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A little-known new zombie series from cable network Syfy came out of nowhere Friday to emerge as a big global piracy draw over the weekend, according to new data from piracy tracking firm Excipio.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - KISS rocker-turner-reality-star Gene Simmons will be launching a new reality music competition next month at Mipcom.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC's "Dateline" has produced its first-ever full-length documentary exclusively for digital, with the newsmagazine show set...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggam and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart came to the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate 25 years of "The Simpsons."
Ken Burns' seven-night documentary series about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt kicks off with a look at the youths and family circumstances that helped shape the two future presidents.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NBC says a correspondent on Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" is joining "Saturday Night Live."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The debut of CBS' "Thursday Night Football" broadcast was revised because of controversy surrounding the video of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious, CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Nicholas Sparks' romance-drama novels have already found a second life as film adaptations. Now the best-selling author is turning to television.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - A television news anchorman fighting brain cancer in Illinois has told viewers he has only four to six months to live, but he hopes to work as long as he can.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Two freshmen U.S. senators from opposite sides of the political aisle said Thursday they survived and even cooperated while spending a week marooned together on a remote island for a new reality show, "Rival Survival."
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The View" has always been one of those shows with an inordinately high media coverage-to-viewer ratio, and the latest reboot - including what's rather prematurely billed in ABC's publicity as Rosie O'Donnell's "triumphant return to daytime television" -- is no exception.