The second week of sweeps saw a rollercoaster ride in the ratings for a number of talkers as producers went all out trying to grab that extra set of eyeballs with a plethora of bull and bare. The…
The wedding may be off for Fox, but a plethora of nuptials may still hit the airwaves next fall, thanks to the ratings success of "Who Wants to Marry a Multimillionaire."
For a slew of syndie product, all eyes will be on February sweeps as a variety of programs hovering near cancellation desperately seeks out a shot in the arm in order to see airtime next season.
Thanks to "Family" matters, Pearson Television is back in the driver's seat in syndication. The company is all but certain to give a go to two new fall series and has now guaranteed that an old…
The Outdoor Life Network is adding a pair of new series, with "The Cousteau Chronicles" and "REI Great Adventures" joining its roster on March 7 and 26, respectively.
With an eye on expansion and convergence, Fact Based Communications, a London-based television and new-media group, scored a coup by luring three key execs away from the CNNfn family, including…
Sumner Redstone and Rupert Murdoch are grappling to dislodge the TV and cable rights to the World Wrestling Federation from the iron grip of Barry Diller.
FROM NATPE The onslaught of dot-com companies on NATPE energized activity, but did not significantly distract traditional TV program sellers away from the task at hand -- chalking up station…
FROM NATPE Gavel may be the word on the floor, but gab has been no slouch either, as several veterans -- some given up for dead -- completed deals to set the stage for the fall skeds.
NBC O&Os have snapped up multiyear rights to Columbia's "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus," bringing the clearances close to 50% of the country. The group station deal combined with strong…
On the eve of the opening of the NATPE floor, syndicators were feverishly pinning down clearances, upgrades and renewals to prove that this year's market would not be just a newfangled dot-com…