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First Official Ol’ Dirty Bastard Doc in the Works From A&E, Pulse Films (Exclusive)

Ol’ Dirty Bastard is getting the doc treatment, and with the full backing of his estate, The Hollywood Reporter can reveal. A&E Network has greenlighted a two-hour film — the first official feature documentary — about the late Wu-Tang Clan founding member and a hip-hop icon whose legacy of lyricism and MC skills is matched […]

Fox Nation Sets Treasure Hunt Show From ‘Duck Dynasty’ Stars

Fox Nation, the streaming service from Fox News Media, is doubling down on “Duck.” The service has ordered a new entertainment program, Duck Family Treasure, which will star members of the Robertson family from the popular A&E series Duck Dynasty. The new show will follow Jase and Jep Robertson, their Uncle Si, and history expert […]

A+E Networks Invests in Range Media Partners as Part of Production Deal

A+E Networks is making a strategic investment in Range Media Partners as part of a wide-ranging deal that will include production and content partnerships. Under the terms of the deal, A+E Studios, led by Barry Jossen, will serve as co-producer on scripted TV projects set up at Range. The companies already have a number of […]

WWE, A&E Strike New Multiyear Programming Expansion

Get ready to see a lot more WWE on A&E. The sports entertainment giant and the cable channel have signed a multiyear expansion of their programming partnership. The new deal covers more than 130 hours of programming that will run on A&E’s platforms and be distributed internationally by A+E Networks. Among the programming is 35 […]

TV Ratings: ‘Janet Jackson’ Scores for Lifetime, A&E

Lifetime and A&E’s documentary Janet Jackson took control of Friday night’s cable ratings. The first two (of four) hours chronicling the life of the Grammy-winning pop star averaged a combined 3 million viewers — way above the typical averages for both networks. The doc also drew a 0.66 rating among adults 18-49 across its two […]

Janet Jackson Documentary Sets Release Date, Drops Full Trailer

A two-night, four-hour look into Janet Jackson‘s life and career is arriving this month. A&E and Lifetime announced a premiere date for the first part of Janet, the pop star’s upcoming documentary, along with a new, extended trailer released on Saturday. Part one of Janet will air Jan. 28 at 8 p.m on both networks. “It’s just something […]

Ozy Media to Shut Down Amid Scrutiny

Ozy Media is shutting down. The digital media company, co-founded by former CNN contributor and MSNBC anchor Carlos Watson, said on Friday that it would close its doors for good following days of scrutiny in the wake of a New York Times exposé. Ozy Media’s board of directors announced the decision in a statement: “At […]

Dan Abrams Set to Host Show For NewsNation

NewsNation, the fledgling cable news channel owned by local TV station giant Nexstar, is adding some high-profile talent to its primetime lineup. The channel on Monday said that ABC News chief legal correspondent Dan Abrams is joining to host a new primetime show, Dan Abrams Live, beginning Sept. 27. The Abrams show will replace NewsNation […]

Cable Ratings Fall in 2018; MTV, A&E Buck Trend

MTV had a good 2018 in the Nielsen ratings. So did TNT, National Geographic Channel, A&E, TLC, Oxygen and a few others. The rest of cable's ad-supported entertainment channels? Not so much.

‘The Lowe Files’: TV Review

Bizarre vanity project 'The Lowe Files' showcases Rob Lowe's charms, but offers little else in terms of entertainment.

Critic’s Notebook: Is A&E’s Scrapped ‘Escaping the KKK’ Any Good?

Does the controversial (and as-of-now unaired) series fall into the trap of normalizing the Ku Klux Klan?

Leah Remini Turns Spotlight on FBI in Scientology Docuseries

"Now we answer the question why the FBI hasn't done anything," Leah Remini tweeted during Tuesday's episode of her A&E docuseries, 'Scientology and the Aftermath.'