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.
The economics of Hollywood's TV studios have been strengthened so much by new windows that even Apple won't be able to disrupt their business, according to a new research report.
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…
Hulu has struck a deal with Sony Pictures Television to bring all three seasons of "Community" exclusively to its subscription service.
Warner Bros. Television Group and ABC have struck a deal that will likely be the first in a series between the studio and all the broadcasters rearranging the traditional rights in syndication and…
Great expectations surround "The Big Bang Theory," a megahit in primetime for CBS, but not a syndication standout in the early going this fall.
Twentieth Television has reupped the show with Fox, Tribune, Local TV and Sinclair stations. Drama, starring Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz, has been sold to more than 85 markets, which reps 70%…
"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.
In broadcast syndication, a versatile sitcom that can deliver consistent ratings and solid male audience composition is indeed king. Garnering a 3.3 average audience rating in its fourth syndie…
Having landed a fifth-season renewal on Comedy Central and spawned a 20th Century Fox theatrical movie for release later this month, "Reno 911" is on such a roll that its syndicated reruns have just…