U.S. District Judge Laura Swain refused to issue an injunction to bar Dish Network from offering its subscribers a feature that automatically records primetime programming en masse and automatically…
Among the central shifts in the TV landscape is the ability to make programs profitable because a small but loyal audience will pay for them via one platform or another.
When Randy Falco worked at NBC, one of his jobs was to supervise the "upfront,"that annual summer ad-sales session during which the major TV networks try sell the bulk of their ad time for their fall…
While the Engish-language broadcast and cable nets sought to up their games this summer, Univision proved to be a major scene stealer by notching a ratings milestone that underscores the increasingly…
Time Warner Cable — after announcing it was removing local CBS stations in New York, L.A. and Dallas as well as Showtime and three other CBS cablers from lineups nationwide over a breakdown in…
A rundown of how the cable and broadcast networks fared at Thursday's 65th annual primetime Emmy award nominations.
The next TV season is weeks away, but advertisers have already crowned a few winners. A Variety survey of commercial-ratings projections culled from four top ad-buying firms shows marketers expect…
Broadcast networks filed suit on Thursday to halt a company from offering streams of their signals in the Washington D.C. market, in the latest effort to challenge the legality of a bevy of services…
The broadcast networks are hard-pressed to define what it is that keeps them on top of the heap as cable and new technologies chip away at their foundations. Yet the annual upfront ritual only…
The fuzzy picture for next season's series pickups will clear up a little this week as the broadcast nets begin their formal pilot screenings.