Aereo, the cloud-based streaming service that lets your watch and record local television stations from your computer, smart phone, tablets and even your television, is headed to Miami on September 2. This is great news for people looking to kick their cable company to the curb, and bad news for the ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain is putting more on his plate to chew on. The author and host of Travel Channel's No Reservations has just signed on to host an as-yet-untitled weekend show on CNN, as part of the cable network's expansion from news-only to food and travel shows.Launching in early 2013, the show will ... More >>
South Beach Tow must be one of those shows that is so unbelievably stupid that the only reason people watch it is because they mindlessly stare at their own television screen wondering how crap like this is actually broadcast before falling into a deep depression while mulling ov ... More >>
Back when Jerry Powers agreed to take the reigns as CEO of Plum TV, he had to pay Niche Media, the luxury publishing company he sold Ocean Drive magazine to, $3.5 million to get out of a non-compete clause in his contract. Now that he's resigned from Plum TV after claiming he was misled about the ... More >>
Just days after the resignation of CEO Jerry Powers, it seems Plum TV is headed for an uncertain future. Plum airs luxury lifestyle coverage on cable networks in a few high-end markets across America, including Miami Beach, Nantucket and Aspen, and recently launched magazines in Miami and the Ham ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke goes to bat for Fox News.Rupert Murdoch is reaping what he sowed. The media magnate's American-based cable network, Fox News ... More >>
via Terry's DiaryThe ratings for last night's Miami-set premier of Jersey Shore season two are in, and they've broken records. Amongst advertiser's favorite demographics it was the most watched cable program of 2010, and the biggest MTV premier in ages. We'd pop bottles to celebrate, but sadly th ... More >>
This past June 16, during a workshop where he pitched the Biscayne Landings site, lawyer Marc Douthit showed North Miami city council members and residents a 14-minute Discovery Channel film about Ski Dubai, an indoor snow resort in the United Arab Emirates. When a resident asked Douthit if he ha ... More >>
Normally, posts about locally based musicians gaining national prominence with music videos being played on cable channels go up over on our music blog, CrossFade. But usually, those videos are being played on BET or MTV, not CNBC. Such is the case with Miami Beach resident Bill Zucker, whose "The ... More >>
There are so many reality tv shows on network television these days, that I've really lost track. Apparently the Fox television network allows this ornery British chef Gordon Ramsay to have not one, but two reality series run on it's airwaves. This second one which I've never heard of until now, "Ki ... More >>
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The Americanization of the telenovela: in Spanish, in Miami
Master-View Ninja Tune
Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?
If Fox expels Undeclared, blame everyone but Judd Apatow
The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse
When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low
VH1 vice president's novel about the music business mourns an era just since passed
Broken Spoke Bicycles
Le Griot de Madame John
"Makeup! Would someone please powder Mr. Black's nose?" South Florida's legal eagles peck away at the O.J. Simpson trial.
TV Marti's limp blimp sets sail once again for the halls of Congress
Who's watching TV Marti? No one. Who's paying for TV Marti? We are. At least for another few months.
With a little help from Hector the cat man, Buster is clawing his way toward fame