‘Voice UK’ Producer Wall To Wall Names New CEO; Founder Alex Graham Exits

Warner Bros-owned Shed Media Group has named Leanne Klein CEO of its production subsidiary Wall to Wall as current chief and founder Alex Graham exits. Wall to Wall creative director Klein will take over from … Read More »

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TLC Renews ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

By | Tuesday September 10, 2013 @ 11:52am PDT

Ahead of tonight’s Season 4 finale, TLC has picked up another season of Who Do You Think You Are? Ten one-hour episodes have been ordered to air in 2014. The series, which has been averaging 1.8 … Read More »

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TLC Confirms Pickup Of ‘Who Do You Think You Are’

By | Wednesday May 22, 2013 @ 8:35am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

After keeping mum on reports that it was taking in docu-reality series Who Do You Think You Are for the past nine months, TLC now officially announced that it has ordered eight new hour-long episodes of … Read More »

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TLC In Talks To Pick Up ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’: Report

By | Thursday September 20, 2012 @ 12:14am PDT

Discovery Communications’ TLC network is in discussions to pick up the celebrity genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are?, Bloomberg reported this evening citing people familiar with the discussions. … Read More »

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NBC Cancellation Of ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ Uproots Ancestry.com Investors

By | Monday May 14, 2012 @ 5:20am PDT

Who Do You Think You Are CancelledShares in the tiny Utah-based company are down about 12% in pre-market trading this morning after the network said it will cancel the show, which traces celebrities’ family roots. … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Fringe’ Inches Up Post Renewal

By | Saturday April 28, 2012 @ 10:05am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

As primetime continues to lose viewers to the longer days and warmer springtime, Fox’s Fringe last night (1.1/3 in adults 18-49) went up a tenth from last week in its first airing since the sci-fi series was renewed for a 13-episode final season. It was one of only two series to post gains vs. their most recent originals last night. The other was NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are (1.0/4), whose Rob Lowe episode was up 25% from the previous new episode 3 weeks ago featuring Edie Falco. After surging 33% last week, Fox’s The Finder (1.1/4) was down 8% this week as it faced all-original competition in the 8 PM hour vs. all-repeats on the major nets last week. Read More »

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NBC Renews Reality Series ‘Biggest Loser’, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ & ‘Sing-Off’

Nellie Andreeva

NBC has renewed three reality series: veteran The Biggest Loser, the Lisa Kudrow-produced docu  Who Do You Think You Are? and singing competition series The Sing-Off. “Alternative series such as these three bona fide hits are important not only to … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Fringe’ Takes A Hit

Nellie Andreeva

After encouraging first 2 weeks on Friday, Fox’s Fringe (1.6/5 in 18-49, 4.2 million viewers) dropped 16% in the demo in its third airing against an original Supernatural and a Super Bowl commercials special on CBS. At 8 PM, Kitchen Nightmares (1.7/6, 4 million) held steady and won the hour in the demo. Read More »

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Shed Media Profits +22% Before TW Deal

Shed Media, the UK producer which Time Warner wants for £100 million, has announced a 22% rise in first-half profits to £6.2 million ($4 million). Turnover was also up 27% in the first six months to £59 million. This broke … Read More »

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