VH1, CBS Split 'Rock Star'
- CBS' Summer Reality Check. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/9/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 19, p48
Presents information on three reality television shows to be aired by television network CBS in the U.S. in 2005. "Fire Me, Please"; "The Cut"; "Rock Star: INXS."
- MTV grows slate, pink-slips staffers. Hibberd, James; Andreeva, Nellie // Hollywood Reporter;6/24/2009, Vol. 410 Issue 18, p5
The article reports on the revelation by MTV Networks of a development slate as it made job cuts in June 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The television network ordered a pilot for Mark Burnett's reality project, starring actress Audrina Patridge, and announced projects in development from...
- Is Reality an Achilles Heel? Frutkin, A. J. // MediaWeek;7/25/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p5
Reports on the low ratings of the television programs "The Cut" and "Rock Star: INXS" on CBS in the U.S. in 2005. Estimated number of viewers of "The Cut"; Views of CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler on the ratings of "Rock Star: INXS"; Results of the company's reliance on reality...
- Burnett, Foxx help MTV fill pipeline. Weisman, Jon // Daily Variety;6/24/2009, Vol. 303 Issue 56, p1
The article reports on MTV Networks' approval of eight projects for series development in the U.S. with executive producers such as Jamie Foxx, Mark Burnett and Seth Meyers. Teen actress Emma Roberts was also signed in for a production deal for television. Foxx plans to have a modern version of...
- A television season about...nothing. Shales, Tom // Electronic Media;05/28/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p4
Focuses on trends in the television industry in the United States. Performance of CBS television programs in the ratings; Critique on reality programs; Dominance of Trendex, a television ratings measurement service in the 1950s.
- 'Survivor' Gets Two More Cycles on CBS. Adalian, Josef // Television Week;3/2/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p4
The article reports on the move of the CBS to order two more cycles of Mark Burnett's reality television series "Survivor." The network confirmed that it has given the go-ahead to the 19th and 20th cycles of the series, which premiered in 2000. According to CBS Entertainment President Nina...
- Only real aspect of reality TV is disdain it produces. Cappo, Joe // Crain's Chicago Business;03/05/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p8
Focuses on controversy over the United States television program 'Survivor.' Proliferation of so-called reality shows; Participant Stacey Stillman's lawsuit against CBS and program producer, Mark Burnett; Countersuit filed by CBS; Violation of a confidentiality agreement signed by Stillman.
- Pirates pegged for CBS. Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;11/6/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 26, p1
The article reports on the partnership of CBS Broadcasting and Mark Burnett for a pirate-themed reality adventure program in the U.S. 13 episodes of the untitled project, which begins casting shortly with an eye on a summer 2007 premiere has been approved. The presence of ships and islands as...
- Reality guru maps road to 'Recovery' Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;3/29/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 66, p1
Reports on the completion of production on a pilot for the reality television program "Recovery," which features military and law enforcement veterans attempting to find stolen children and reunite them with their parents. Director Mark Burnett's account on work for the CBS program; Role played...