Why Emmys hold cable comedies at arm's length
"Oprah" may be gone from syndication, but shows that inherited its timeslots enjoyed a clear advantage over the rest of the field in the May sweep.
Distributors with designs on deals offer buckets of sitcoms to suit the suits
With "Oprah" gone and soap operas fading, the field has opened up for syndicated talkers, and this fall, five figure to command much of ad-buyers attention -- Disney-ABC's "Katie Couric,"…
Crime absolutely pays when it comes to distributing dramas.
May sweeps, which run April 26-May 23, marks syndicated talkers' last chance to raise ratings before going dark for the summer, so they can't be blamed for pulling out the stops.
A convergence of timing and opportunity are about to bring BET and TV One plenty of company in the black TV universe.
It's been a year since Nielsen changed the way it rated syndicated programs so that all airings of a show are counted in its average audience rating no matter how many times a viewer watches the show…
Unscripted skeins dominate pre-confab conversation.
"Maury" dominated among women in the February sweep, and much of the show's success can be linked to its popularity among African-Americans.