Victoria Rowell, former star of The Young and the Restless (created by William J.Bell and Lee Phillip Bell, who also create The Bold and the Beautiful), sues CBS and Sony Pictures Television on charges of racial discrimination after she spoke out about a lack of African Americans on soap operas, which led to her contract not being renewed.
The 63rd edition of the Miss Universe pageant is held at the FIU Arena at Florida International University in Miami with contestants representing 88 countries and territories around the world and broadcast on NBC and Telemundo.
Originally scheduled to be held in 2014, it was confirmed by the Miss Universe Organization via a tweet by Doral, Florida mayor Luigi Boria on Twitter that the pageant would be held on January 18, 2015 (a week prior to the broadcast), leading to some controversy among pageant fans and resulting it to be slipped into 2015, making it the first time that the pageant skipped a year. VH1 Classic commemorates Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary by launching a marathon of almost every episode from SNL's first 39 seasons in reverse order, running through February 15, when NBC will air its three-hour SNL celebration special.
The following is a list of events affecting American television in 2015.
Events listed include television show debuts, finales, and cancellations; channel launches, closures, and rebrandings; stations changing or adding their network affiliations; and information about controversies and carriage disputes.
Greg Anthony, lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports and Turner Sports, is placed on indefinite suspension by both entities following his January 16 arrest in Washington, D. TV Guide pays tribute to those lost in the January 7 terror attack at the Paris, France offices of Charlie Hebdo with the inclusion of the "Je suis Charlie" button (French for "I am Charlie") next to its logo on the front cover.