Paramount Network Renews Unscripted Format ‘Wife Swap’ For Second Season

Paramount Network is plotting more Wife Swap after the unscripted format delivered decent ratings in key demos for the Viacom-owned network. The broadcaster has ordered a second season of the UK ...

ViacomCBS: Cable Channels Make Up a Mixed Bag

Viacom’s cable portfolio was once a shining example to the rest of the industry, but the company has been struggling to revitalize its most important brands for years. With the merger between Viacom ...

Wheelhouse Group Taps Diageo Executive Dan Sanborn to Lead Wheelhouse Labs

Dan Sanborn, a longtime marketing executive at beverage company Diageo, has been tapped as president of Wheelhouse Labs, a new unit under Wheelhouse Group that will seek to pair advertisers with ...

Paramount Network Orders Unscripted Series ‘Last Cowboy’ From ‘Yellowstone’s’ Taylor Sheridan

Paramount Network is doubling down on its relationship with Taylor Sheridan. The cable network has ordered a new unscripted series created by Sheridan, the co-creator of the hit Paramount Network ...

A&e, ID, Paramount Network Execs on Recipes for Unscripted Success

A&e, ID, Paramount Network Execs on Recipes for Unscripted Success In this time of record volume of content competing for audience attention, there’s more than one way to define a series’s success, especially when it comes to structured and unstructured reality shows ...

Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ sweeps the new Critics Choice Real TV Awards

Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ sweeps the new Critics Choice Real TV Awards “Queer Eye” was the biggest champ with four wins at the new Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards that were bestowed last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The gala event was hosted by comedian Loni Love ...

Paramount Network Poaches Lauren Dolgen From BuzzFeed

Lauren Dolgen, after spending a year heading up BuzzFeed Studios, is coming back to cable TV. Paramount Network recruited Dolgen as senior VP, unscripted development and production. It’s a return to ...

Paramount Network Renews ‘Ink Master’ for Season 12 and 13, Orders Spinoff Series

Paramount Network is expanding the reality competition series “Ink Master” with a two-season renewal, and an order for a spinoff series. The tattoo-competition series will premiere its 12th season, ...

‘Ink Master’ Renewed For Two More Seasons; Spinoff ‘Grudge Match’ Ordered By Paramount Network

Paramount Network is expanding its popular Ink Master franchise across platforms, ordering two more 16-episode seasons (13 and 14) of its hit original tattoo-competition series, and new spinoff ...

Paramount Network Orders ‘Bar Rescue’ Spinoff ‘Marriage Rescue’ to Series – Watch the Trailer (Video)

Paramount Network has ordered a spinoff of Jon Taffer-led unscripted series “Bar Rescue.” Instead of diffusing conflict among family-owned businesses, “Marriage Rescue” finds Taffer using his ...

‘Rescue’ Franchise Expands With ‘Marriage Rescue’ Series; ‘Bar Rescue’ Renewed For Season 7 By Paramount Network

Paramount Network is expanding the Jon Taffer-led Rescue franchise with Marriage Rescue. The new unscripted original series follows Taffer as he helps couples whose relationships are on the brink of ...

Michael Chiklis to Star in Drama Series "Coyote" in Development at Paramount Network

Michael Chiklis to Star in Drama Series Michael Chiklis will star in and executive produce the drama “Coyote” currently in development at Paramount Network, Variety has learned. The series follows Ben Clemens (Chiklis) who, on the day of ...

Lily Collins to Star in Darren Star’s Paramount Network Series "Emily in Paris"

Lily Collins to Star in Darren Star’s Paramount Network Series Lily Collins has been cast in the title role of the upcoming Paramount Network series “Emily in Paris” from creator Darren Star, Variety has learned. Collins will also produce the half-hour dramedy, ...

Stars Join Lionel Richie at Keep Memory Alive's 23rd Annual Power of Love Gala

Keep Memory Alive's 23rd annual Power of Love gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, March 16 brought top artists and cultural icons Shania Twain, Snoop Dogg, Anthony Anderson, Ne-Yo, Anthony ...

3 Ball’s Ross Weintraub Named Sole CEO; Todd Nelson Inks First-Look Deal

Ross Weintraub, who has served as co-ceo of 3 Ball Entertainment with Todd A. Nelson since 2015, has re-upped with the company as sole CEO. Nelson, who co-founded 3 Ball Productions (now 3 Ball ...

Ross Weintraub Renews Deal, Becomes Sole CEO of 3 Ball Entertainment

Ross Weintraub has been tapped to serve as sole CEO of 3 Ball Entertainment after renewing his deal with the unscripted production company. Prior to that, he had served as co-ceo since 2015 alongside ...

Kent Alterman & Chris McCarthy Expand Portfolios, Kevin Kay Exits In Latest Viacom Restructuring

Viacom Media Networks is undergoing another round of consolidation into four brand groups: Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land under Kent Alterman; MTV, VH1, Cmt and Logo under Chris ...

Kevin Kay Exits Paramount Network as Viacom Reorganizes Cable Channels

Kevin Kay is exiting Viacom, where he oversaw Paramount Network, TV Land, and Cmt. The move is part of a reorganization of the company’s cable brands, announced Thursday by CEO Bob Bakish, that will ...

Viacom Ripped By Wall Street Analyst For “Stuffing” Shows With Ads Even As Ratings Ebb

Viacom — “and pretty much only Viacom” — is engaged in a systematic program of “ad stuffing” even as ratings of its networks continue to decline, according to a report by Wall Street analyst Todd ...

Scooter Braun Teams With Jd Roth to Form Unscripted Content Studio

Scooter Braun Teams With Jd Roth to Form Unscripted Content Studio Scooter Braun and Jd Roth have joined together to form a new unscripted content studio, Variety has learned. Braun is the founder of Sb Projects, while Roth is the co-founder and former CEO of 3 Ball ...

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