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…
The soap opera world is in a lather over allegations of dirty tricks involving the voting for the upcoming Soap Opera Digest awards.
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…
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).
In keeping with holiday tradition, ratings for most syndie shows took a dive in the week before Christmas and the first day of Hanukkah.
Veteran comedy producers John Moffitt and Pat Tourk Lee have been tapped as executive producers of King World Prods.' syndie revival of "Hollywood Squares."
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…
EXCLUSIVE"Seinfeld" is poised to write a new chapter in the syndie record books as Columbia TriStar TV Distribution prepares to negotiate a second round of syndie deals with 200-plus TV markets…
CBS has tapped veteran manager Rory Rosegarten as the network's chief scout for up-and-coming comedians. Rosegarten's unusual development deal with the Eye web calls for him to scour the nation's…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%