It's penny-pinching time at the broadcast webs as sticker shock from football and other program cost increases sets in. CBS, ABC and Fox are all taking steps to lower head count through attrition or…
Despite serious overtures from three other networks as well as several syndicators, the Katie Couric has worked out a new four-year contract with NBC that industry insiders believe will pay her $6…
So far, at least, the Eye's $4 billion gamble on NFL football appears to be paying off. CBS has sold about 50% of its NFL ad inventory for next season, snagging double-digit rate increases on most…
MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann is apologizing for some nasty comments he made about Fox News Channel.
CBS is going forward with plans to launch a second edition of "60 Minutes" for midseason. While details have yet to be worked out, CBS president and CEO Leslie Moonves and CBS News president Andrew…
WCBS is putting veteran weatherman Ira Joe Fisher on the dawn patrol and tapping fresh-faced forecaster Mark Dannon as its new lead meteorologist.
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s summer newsmag series is headed off the beaten path with a staff list highlighted by several unconventional contributors.
NEW YORK -- CBS and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have reached a tentative settlement in their longstanding squabble over benefits.
Dispensing with the usual rules of on-air decorum, MSNBC talking head Keith Olbermann used Monday's edition of his "Big Show" to launch a pointed verbal broadside at one of his competitors: Matt…
WABC is getting ready for life after Bill Beutel. The veteran anchor hasn't announced any plans to retire from the news biz -- or even reduce his role as the lead 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor for the…