Publication Highlights


Mel’s Diner: ‘The Blacklist’s Bokenkamp: Primetime’s Unlikely Hero (Broadcasting & Cable)

Feature writer-turned-freshman hit creator on who Red really is, keeping secrets and why he lives in Nebraska

Mel’s Diner: Advantage, McGraw (Broadcasting & Cable)

The top-rated talk-show host talks tennis, the ‘O’ factor, why he’s landing more newsmaker interviews and the one thing his latest ‘get’ inspired him to never, ever do again

Mel’s Diner: Jimmy Kimmel (Broadcasting & Cable)

Two Nut-Averse Italians Walk Into a Taco Shop…

Mel’s Diner: WXYZ Boss Bob Sliva: Keeping the Lights on in Detroit (Broadcasting & Cable)

WXYZ Boss Bob Sliva: Keeping the Lights on in Detroit

Mel’s Diner: You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry… (Broadcasting & Cable)

David Madden, Fox’s new entertainment chief, on the comedy and drama of a diverse career and the moment he was offered one of TV’s most intense gigs

Mel’s Diner: An Upfront Abruzzese (Broadcasting & Cable)

Past is prologue for veteran ad sales exec and B&C Hall of Famer, who candidly sets the stage for selling season and the future of TV

Mel’s Diner: A Wild Mushroom Trip With Fast-Talking, Fast-Rising Frankel (Broadcasting & Cable)

The food is cooked, but her words are raw as the reality star/author/entrepreneur shifts focus to new daytime talk show

Mel’s Diner: Tom Bergeron (Broadcasting & Cable)

Whispers With America’s Most Underrated TV Host


Backstage / Standing Ovation Column

Standing Ovation: Rosalind Russell in ‘Auntie Mame’

Broadcasting & Cable / Mel’s Diner

When Customer Service Goes Lifeless: A Cautionary Tale


Storytelling Platform LifePosts Draws Backing From Zalaznick, Costolo, FCC Alums (Broadcasting & Cable)

Beliefnet founder Steve Waldman’s startup offers collaborative forum for marking life milestones


Cameron Crowe on David Bowie: ‘Most Generous and Exciting Interview Subject’ (Broadcasting & Cable)

‘Almost Famous’ filmmaker and ‘Roadies’ exec producer-writer-director reflects on the ‘anti-branding artist’


Cover Story: Retrans…The Bloody Battle to Save Broadcast Television (Broadcasting & Cable)

It’s not the sexiest subject in television, but right now it may be the most important topic for struggling broadcasters in the multi-front fight for long-term viability


The Five Spot: Lauren Zalaznick (Broadcasting & Cable)

Founder-CEO, ‘LZ Sunday Paper;’ media start-up advisor