Basic cable networks continued their steady, year-by-year climb as a category in the Nielsen ratings, shooting up another 2.8 million homes in 1998 to reach a record average of 22.7 million…
CBS rescued rerun-besieged holiday-week viewers with its Dec. 29 airing of "The Bodyguard," which chased off all Nielsen threats to earn CBS' best nonsports Tuesday adults 18-49 rating in more than…
Pointing to Tuesday's victory in a Delaware federal court, Playboy Television topper Jim English wants to get a running start when it comes to gaining back ground in the 14 million homes where…
Veteran TV journo Marcia Brandwynne is returning to the local TV news scene as exec producer of KTLA's "KTLA Morning News," starting Jan. 18.
Divorce rates in the U.S. may be dropping, but "Divorce Court" is a hot ticket in syndication.
The three highest-rated TV series among men 18-49 and men 25-54 -- counting all dayparts -- since Sept. 6 are National Football League games on Fox, ABC and CBS.
Digital terrestrial broadcaster ONdigital has sublicensed Mike Tyson's next two fights to Front Row, the cable pay-per-view service. The deal is a blow to BSkyB -- which has broadcast all of Tyson's…
Pubcaster ARD topped the German ratings in 1998, displacing former market leader RTL for the first time since 1992.
Plagued by numerous blowout games and increased competish from pro wrestling on cable, ABC's ultra-costly "Monday Night Football" has finished the season with the lowest ratings in the 29-year…
ABC and CBS have carved up the Christmas-week Nielsen turkey, with ABC dominating the week's first three nights and winning the Dec. 21-27 period in adults 18-49, while CBS took command of the week's…
The Peacock's Tom Brokaw-anchored "Nightly News" is on track to score its second consecutive yearlong Nielsen win -- despite losing the most viewers of all the evening newscasts.