James Cameron, Mark Burnett Team for ‘Robogeddon’

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – James Cameron and Mark Burnett are joining forces for a new television series called “Robogeddon,” Discovery announced at its upfront presentation Thursday. The series from Oscar-winning director Cameron and reality TV mastermind Burnett will feature mechanical robots fighting, as on the Comedy Central show “BattleBots.” That isn’t the only upcoming Discovery […]

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‘Celebrity Apprentice’: Donald Trump Denies Big Sponsor Pulled Out Over Sons’ Hunting Pictures

UPDATE: Donald Trump called into TMZ to tell them that Good Sam, an RV club which is also owned by the same company as Camping World is “thrilled” to be part of “Celeb Apprentice,” and is “looking forward to” the April episode where their company is featured.  Lemonis is the CEO of both companies. It […]

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Mark Burnett Executive Producing Video Game Awards for Spike TV

Emmy-winning producer Mark Burnett is taking on another awards show, this time Spike’s Video Game Awards next month. The “Survivor” and “Celebrity Apprentice” producer says he’s very comfortable around video games, given that he’s regularly trounced at them by his three teenagers. They particularly enjoy “Black Ops” and “FIFA,” he said. “It’s an enormous industry. […]

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McDonald’s Channel Comes To California Restaurants

By Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) – Welcome to McDonald’s, would you like some TV with that? McDonald’s Corp will roll out a high-definition television channel to nearly 800 restaurants in southern and central California by March. The world’s biggest hamburger chain is doing this as part of a test, and one day hopes to take it […]

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Reality King Burnett Tackles Emmy Awards Challenge

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — There’s more than Hollywood ego on the line at Sunday’s 63rd prime-time Emmys. After disappointing performances by a pair of major trophy fests this year, the TV ceremony could prove an awards season reboot. For producer Mark Burnett, the successful reality TV czar (“Survivor,” “The Apprentice“) […]

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Jane Lynch Rolls Out Emmys Red Carpet

By DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Jane Lynch didn’t trip over the red carpet while rolling it out Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday’s Emmy ceremony. Despite not seeing “daylight in a couple of days” and dreaming she might experience a “face plant” as the show’s host, Lynch pulled it off […]

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