Ask 20 industry execs to define "interactive television" -- and expect 20 different answers. Small-screen soothsayers have been foretelling the dawn of TV's new interactive age for years. Yet no one…
After months of threats, two regional video wholesale distributors filed an antitrust lawsuit Tuesday against Universal Studios and two other distributors alleging that the three are conspirators in…
These days, people don't talk about what's hot and what's not when it comes to the Internet. It's more like what's ice cold and what's not. Among Internet segments -- divided up using the broadest…
Behind his steely calm, Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti churned with concern. Why was a federal appeals court taking so long to decide if Napster violated copyright laws?
It was boom-or-bust time for online retailers in 2000, and traditional retail outlets laid the smackdown on the digital world. Retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys-R-Us took their strong offline…
Last year, optimistic estimations of broadband adoption encouraged online entertainment companies to invest millions of dollars in Web programming. Despite consumer interest in high-speed…
Network bosses received a chilling warning at the Monte Carlo TV mart Tuesday: In the Internet age, anybody can be a broadcaster.
It will be a long time before new-media companies in Eastern Europe catch up to the West, but the East is nothing if not aspirational. Russia is the awakening bear; Poland, Hungary and the Czech…
Artist groups say the new European Union copyright directive does not provide enough protection for their work in the digital environment.
CBS has an eye on its Web sites again: Last week Viacom became the third major media company over the past two months to restructure its online businesses, handing control of its network-branded…
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Modern Family1Rating: 3.3 Share: 9 Viewers (Millions): 9.0 Network: ABC
American Idol2Rating: 2.7 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 10.5 Network: FOX
Criminal Minds3Rating: 2.6 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 11.4 Network: CBS