Chuck Ross

Chuck Ross is the managing director of He's been involved in the TV business ever since he sold cable TV subscriptions in Santa Monica, Calif., door-to-door in the mid-to-late 1970s. He's had regular gigs reporting and/or editing about TV and advertising for Cablevision magazine,The Hollywood Reporter, the San Francisco Chronicle, Inside Media and Advertising Age. He first joined the predecessor to TVWeek, Electronic Media, in 2000.

Recent Stories by Chuck Ross

Spike TV Pulls the Plug on Long-Running Series

Posted July 28, 2014 at 8:44 AM

Spike TV gave word last week to the people behind a long-running series that the network is ending its deal for the show. reports that Spike will stop airing “Impact Wrestling,” the flagship series for TNA Wrestling. Executives......

Fox News Anchor Pleads Guilty

Posted July 28, 2014 at 8:43 AM

A Fox News anchor entered a plea Friday in a case involving an incident in May at an airport. The Associated Press reports that Fox News weekend anchor Gregg Jarrett, 59, pleaded guilty to charges of disorderly conduct linked......

Popular ESPN Analyst Suggests Women Are at Fault in Domestic Violence -- Here's the Video

Posted July 28, 2014 at 8:41 AM

ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith is coming under fire for comments he made on-air Friday morning that seem to suggest that women are in some respects to blame when they become victims of domestic violence, reports the Los Angeles......

Star of Canceled Nickelodeon Show Talks About Bailing Out After Fracas Over 'Sultry Photo'

Posted July 28, 2014 at 7:03 AM

One of the stars of a recently canceled Nickelodeon show says she's “not apologizing” for needing to move on with her life. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that Jennette McCurdy, who stars alongside Ariana Grande on the canceled......

Time Warner CEO Unveils Moves That May Help Fend Off Murdoch Acquisition Bid

Posted July 28, 2014 at 7:01 AM

Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes revealed elements of a strategy that could make an acquisition effort by Rupert Murdoch more difficult. Bloomberg reports that Bewkes wants to boost growth at premium network HBO, part of a plan to......