David Letterman is closing the gap with latenight rival Jay Leno, helped by a CBS primetime that dominated the November sweeps in key demos. "Late Show With David Letterman" saw its best November…
Brian Williams came out of the gate sprinting with a gust of wind at his back. The heir to Tom Brokaw's anchor chair at NBC's "Nightly News" took a leap toward retaining the ratings crown held by his…
The people just got a lot more choices. Sixteen categories have been added for the 31st annual People's Choice Awards, up from the 24 that were announced in October.
Busted theatricals are thriving at John Malone's Starz!, which has scheduled five of them over the next eight months, highlighted by "Tiptoes," starring Kate Beckinsale, Gary Oldman and Matthew…
CNBC has canceled John McEnroe's ailing talkshow and plans a reshuffle to improve the financial channel's lackluster primetime ratings. Net will replace McEnroe with outspoken ad man Donny Deutsch.
The BBC is investigating a hoax perpetrated on the pubcaster by a man pretending to be a spokesman for Dow Chemical. The Beeb apologized for airing a report that Dow was accepting responsibility for…
Local broadcast TV ad revenue increased more than 12% in the third quarter, driven by big political spending leading up to Election Day, according to the Television Advertising Bureau.
If a TV symbol was needed for the current unrest in Ukraine that followed the disputed presidential elections, it came Nov. 25 in the form of a sign-language interpreter on pubcaster UT-1.
With laffers falling flat at the major nets, cable nets are the beneficiaries, as a wealth of proven talent is eager to dive into cable's uncensored domain.
As Gil Grissom of "CSI" says, "The evidence doesn't lie." And in November, there was plenty of it to indicate that CBS is on a roll. Powered by a third edition of forensics phenom "CSI" as well as a…
The networks have finally admitted they've got a sitcom problem. Unfortunately, they don't have a clue about how to fix it. Every year, the six networks collectively spend some $75 million to develop…