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,"…
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.
CBS Television Distribution's "Dr. Phil" cemented his status as TV's top talker in the February sweep, but the real winner may have been NBCUniversal's "Maury," which swept the month in all key…
TV has become a fragmented business, but there are a few syndicated shows that still bring in viewers by the cartload -- while also hitting the demo bull's eye.
Halfway through the February sweep, CBS Television Distribution's "Dr. Phil" is cementing its status as syndication's most-watched talkshow, finally inheriting the mantle from Dr. Phil's mentor…
Daytime series gains ratings strength among core female demo
"NCIS" is not a primetime-only player. Scott Koondel, now CBS' president of distribution, was tasked with selling "NCIS" to cable. He ran into objections from potential buyers, but believed the…