Feud Alert! Dance Moms Mother Strikes Back After Katherine Heigl Diss

By BRUNA NESSIF

Christi Lukasiak, one of the (saucy) mothers on the show, had a phone-in radio interview with Pittsburgh's 100.7 Star, and the hosts asked Christi what she thought about Katherine Heigl's recent Dance Moms diss, in which the actress criticized the show as "demeaning" and "belittling" to the girls with routines akin to "burlesque."

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Summit 2012: Collins Avenue, Content Media extend partnership

By Kelly Anderson

John Schmidt, CEO of Content Media, told realscreen: “The amount of growth and the trajectory of the company over the last six to eight months has been spectacular and that’s all due to Jeff’s brilliant production efforts. We’re very excited to continue with that and see the company grow some more.”

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THE KARDASHIANS ARE TAKING OVER KABLE!!

By Ashley Arpel

With 4 hit reality shows and yet another spin-off in the works, it seems Kim Kardashian is trying to keep busy.

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'Dance Moms' Producer Developing 'Ice Moms' at Lifetime

By Lesley Goldberg

The female-skewing cable network continues to build on the success of the franchise with a docuseries set in the world of competitive figure skating.

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Dixie Shoots & Stuffs Her First Pheasant

By HuffPo

"Taxidermy's cool. It's like a memory that you can keep," she said. "Every time I see this pheasant I'm gonna remember our hunt."

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'Dance Moms': Lifetime Orders Miami Spinoff

By HuffPo

Lifetime is taking "Dance Moms" to the South with new dancers, new routines and, of course, new drama. "Dance Moms: Miami," the new six-episode series, will follow instructors Victor Smalley and Angel Armas and their group of male and female dancers at Miami's Stars Dance Studio.

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Youtoo / GetGlue have changed the tv landscape

By Ashley Arpel

Check into GetGlue. This website is the newest sensation, here you can interact with other members, friends, family and see what they’re watching, reading and listening to.

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MTV Changes format for ‘Punk’d’ Reboot

By Ashley Arpel

Ahhh 2003. The year of trucker hats, Paris Hilton, and Justin Timberlake’s departure from N’Sync. Just when we thought the year was going to be one to forget, Ashton Kutcher came along.

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Hutterite Colony Subject of National Geographic Documentary

By Associated Press

Jeff Collins, the director of the National Geographic Channel production, said the film will show Hutterite people telling their own story without an outside narrator. The series will be told through the colony members' words and day-to-day interactions.

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How many chances is the world going to give this poor woman?

By Ashley Arpel

How many chances is the world going to give this poor woman? With the undying help of her ex-husband, Jon, Kate Gosselin has proven herself to be an ill-equipped and unsympathetic mother to her brood of 8. With cameras following her family's every move, and then her pathetic attempt at busting a move on "Dancing with the Stars", I'd say America is pretty embarrassed to call this woman a celebrity.

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Just 72 days after her $10 million dollar fairy tale wedding, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce

By Kelley Oorloff

Just 72 days after her $10 million dollar fairy tale wedding, to my surprise Kim Kardashian filed for divorce.

Personally, I think this was her plan from the start. Boost ratings, make millions and then split, but I thought they would at least last a year.

According to Kim she can't handle Kris Humphries mooching and partying due to all his free time, thanks to the NBA lockout, and they are splitting up due to irreconcilable differences.

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My newest obsession: whosay.com

By Kelley Oorloff

Tired of searching on Facebook and Twitter to find your favorite celebrities fan pages amidst the numerous fake accounts created by fans, like me? Look no longer, because whosay.com is my newest obsession.

The website personally invites celebrities to join their social network and creates their profile custom fit to what they like. Linking their Facebook, YouTube and any of their personal accounts to their Who Say page so fans don't have to be unsure if it's their idol, or some teenager behind a computer screen.

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Yahoo's newest app, IntoNow

By Kelley Oorloff

Recently Yahoo launched its newest app, IntoNow. IntoNow is what I would call the lazy man's search engine. While watching Desperate Housewives to Sunday night football, IntoNow will find information that is relevant to your favorite television shows.

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Collins Avenue Promotes a Pair of Execs

By Tim Baysinger - Broadcasting & Cable

Reality producer Collins Avenue announced Tuesday the promotion of two executives: Mike Aho to VP, factual programming and Michael Hammond to VP, production.

Aho was formerly VP of development; the new role gives him oversight of production as well. Hammond, who was the executive-in-charge of production, now will oversee all of Collins Avenue's programming.

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Collins Avenue Promotes Reality Executives

By Marissa Graziadio --Worldscreen.com

LOS ANGELES: The reality production company Collins Avenue, co-owned by Content Media Corporation, has upped Mike Aho to VP of factual programming and Michael Hammond to VP of production.

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Discovery Communications' Networks Unveil Upfront Slates

By Nellie Andreeva

Discovery Communications' networks will hold their upfront presentation in New York this afternoon. Here is the new programming they will be announcing. (The slate for OWN's, Discovery's co-venture with Oprah Winfrey's Harpo, was announced separately.)

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Animal Planet is getting real with taxidermy

By Sam Thielman

Animal Planet is getting real with taxidermy | Cabler greenlights new series 'Dead'

Animal Planet has greenlit eight hourlong episodes of taxidermy reality series "Romance Is Dead" (working title) from reality shingle Collins Avenue and exec producer Jeff Collins.

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Talking TV With 'Fly Girls' Executive Producer Jeff Collins

By Lacey Rose - Forbes Mag

The producer talks about reality TV's struggles, his arrangement with Virgin and the phenomenon that is ''Jersey Shore.'

Jeff Collins' latest TV project, Fly Girls, has been dubbed "The Hills at 35,000 feet."

The reality show, which will have its premiere on March 24 on the CW, offers a window into the world of five predictably attractive Virgin America flight attendants. The cameras have captured their every day, both on the planes and off.

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'Outrageous Kid Parties' sneak peek at series finale

By Breia Brissey, Entertainment Weekly.com

Jeff Collins, an executive producer of Outrageous Kid Parties, spoke with EW about the concept for the show and about the cultural phenomenon of outrageous spending for these over-the-top celebrations. “Are they going too big or are they over-doing it? Are they creating monsters? I don’t know, but I think it’s interesting,” Collins says.

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