The BBC was hit hardest by the growth of multichannel television in 1999, with its flagship BBC1 channel at an average 28.3% in the ratings, a drop of 1.2%.
Amid heavy speculation on the future of tm3, European heavyweight CLT/Ufa has confirmed talks with the station's main shareholder, News Corp., on taking over the rights to European soccer Champions…
ABC's coverage of Tuesday night's Florida State-Virginia Tech Sugar Bowl not only settled who's the No. 1 college football team in the country, but made a pretty good case for what's the No. 2…
The saying that "things come in threes" wasn't a good omen for Turner-owned WCW: After three years at a three-hour running time, TNT's Monday night program "Nitro" was given the three count.
ABC has opted to air a special episode of "The Practice" in the mega-cherry timeslot following this year's Super Bowl.
Former New York governor Mario Cuomo and former New York congressman Jack Kemp have been named political contributors to CBS News' "The Early Show," Steve Friedman, the program's senior exec producer…
NBC announced Wednesday that it has signed a far-reaching agreement with the NAACP that establishes goals and timetables to increase opportunities for people of color at the net through various…
French terrestrial broadcaster TF1 confirmed its dominance of the ratings game by grabbing 95 of the top 100 program rankings in 1999.
The verdict was clear in 1999: Court shows ruled the syndicated roost. Blame it partly on the continued success of "Judge Judy," the Paramount gaveler that has spawned many imitators (with more on…
The European Commission has issued plans to revise EU rules on the financial transparency of companies, which could put the heat on pubcasters that use state subsidies to beef up their commercial TV…