HBO's edgy news magazine "Vice" will return next year for a second season. The late-night show made headlines during its first season for a segment that sent Dennis Rodman to North Korea to meet its leader, Kim Jong-un.
Jeff Shell yesterday said he would work to restore the firm's credibility, admitting that parts of the company have been poorly managed. "Gemstar-TV Guide is a company that never really merged," he said.
The Sci Fi Channel is expected to begin production this month on "Out There," a late-night interactive talk show hosted by Dan Aykroyd. The show, scheduled for a second quarter air date this year, will feature Aykroyd and celebrity guests discussing the paranormal, bizarre and unexplained.