What's 'American Idol' Without Simon Cowell?

American Idol won't be the same without Simon Cowell, the co-founder and judge who won attention for delivering insulting comments to contestants. His last appearance on the show tonight could mark the beginning of the end for Fox's juggernaut, insiders say.

Conan O'Brien Heads to TBS for Late-Night Show

TBS, the cable network owned by Time Warner, announced Monday that it will create a new late-night show for Conan O'Brien, who left The Tonight Show in January after NBC told him it was giving the 11:30 p.m. time slot back to Jay Leno.

Hot Lights Back on Sarah Palin

True to her roots as an ex sports anchor, Sarah Palin is back on TV. Her chat with Bill O'Reilly on FOX News on Tuesday was the former Alaska governor's debut as a correspondent with the network. She used the appearance to trash her recent "60 Minutes" profile she said she hadn't seen.

It's Official! Cowell to Quit 'Idol'

Simon Cowell is calling it quits from Fox's American Idol after this season, he told the Television Critics Association on Monday. Cowell says he plans to focus on developing a U.S. version of the U.K. program The X Factor, in which he has an ownership interest.

Sarah Palin Heads to Fox News

What will Sarah Palin do now? The question remained open since she quit as Alaska's governor in July, until Monday afternoon, when The New York Times uncovered one answer: She's becoming a contributor to Fox News.

Fox, Time Warner Reach Fee Deal

Football fans and "American Idol" devotees can breathe a sigh of relief. Fox and Time Warner Cable have reached a deal in principle that will keep the network on the cable provider after Fox threatened to pull the plug over a fee dispute.

Hooray for Hollywood and
the U.S.?

Observers are bracing for the revenue avalanche that 'Avatar' will generate in its third weekend onscreen -- even as they debate the movie's effect on their industry, and what if anything it may augur for the national economy and employment rates.