Some viewers watch in real time, taking in the commercials
Some syndies boast sizable DVR improvements after viewers are given a week to catch up -- even if those bumps aren't close to the gains that top primetime programs typically see.
In an attempt to cut their costs for syndicated programming, TV station groups have been experimenting with homegrown fare that they roll out slowly in a few markets before making a larger commitment.
The 2011-12 season saw a dramatic improvement in the number of renewals for freshman scripted series made by the Big Four vs. the previous season, which could refresh a syndication pipeline in need…
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,"…
In addition to a billion dollars or so in assets, Oprah Winfrey has built up major reserves of goodwill with her adoring audience.
The sitcom boosters are out in force again, jumping on last week's report that Twentieth TV has racked up more than $41 million from the sale of reruns of "How I Met Your Mother" to TV stations in…
ABC and PBS took home ten Daytime Emmys each Friday night, as the National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences held the kudofest's annual creative arts awards in Gotham.
"Punk'd," the MTV reality show that uses hidden cameras to play pranks on celebrities, is going into TV syndication as a rerun half-hour in fall 2008.
Sitcoms still make auds crack a smile in syndication even if their power and popularity is nothing as to what it was in the days of laffers like "Friends" and "Everybody Loves Raymond."
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%