For the first time in a decade, a rival talkshow has pulled alongside "Oprah Winfrey" in the national household ratings derby. Universal TV's surging "Jerry Springer" tied King World Prods.' longtime…
Dan Rather wants to get harder -- on CBS' nightly newscast, that is. The veteran CBS newsman credited the network newscast's recent ratings growth to the decision to emphasize hard news on the…
Warner Bros.' syndie newsmag "Extra" has earned a vote of confidence from six major-market NBC O&Os, which have renewed the access strip through the 1999-2000 season.
Cheri Vincent has been promoted to senior VP of finance and administration for Twentieth Television.
Latenight syndie strips "Vibe" and "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" have a new lease on life. Columbia TriStar TV Distribution and Buena Vista Television confirmed Monday that they have clinched…
The soap opera world is in a lather over allegations of dirty tricks involving the voting for the upcoming Soap Opera Digest awards.
Riding high with a reinvigorated Saturday-morning children's slate, ABC will add a TV spinoff of Disney's 1997 animated feature "Hercules" to its kidvid lineup in the fall (Daily Variety, July 30).
Veteran comedy producers John Moffitt and Pat Tourk Lee have been tapped as executive producers of King World Prods.' syndie revival of "Hollywood Squares."
In keeping with holiday tradition, ratings for most syndie shows took a dive in the week before Christmas and the first day of Hanukkah.
Cartoons are coming back to CBS' Saturday-morning sked. The Eye web plans to completely revamp its struggling Saturday-ayem lineup next fall, replacing this season's live-action kidvid fare with six…
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%