World Cup soccer and the Nagano Winter Olympics propelled NHK to top the charts for the top-rated show in Japan in 1998, rating agency Video Research said on Monday. Pubcaster NHK had the top seven…
''Touched by an Angel'' earned its highest rating in more than a year, putting CBS in position to claim its fourth straight weeklong households victory, according to preliminary primetime Nielsen…
Real Entertainment, the company behind Jerry Springer's "Too Hot for TV" homevideo series, teams with ABC this week to launch a direct-response program for "America's Funniest Home Videos."
The webs are taking a somewhat calmer approach to midseason shuffling this year, launching fewer shows and making fewer dramatic sked changes.
The Eye web's Emmy and Golden Globe-shunned sitcom success "Everybody Loves Raymond" has finally gotten its due from a kudos competish.
Talk TV vet Burt Dubrow has been tapped as exec producer of "The Dr. Joy Browne Show," the upcoming syndie talker from CBS' Eyemark Entertainment.
It was duck-and-cover time for Oprah, Rosie, Sally, Regis & Kathie Lee and the occupants of "Hollywood Squares." The bombing of Iraq and the impeachment bombshells dropped in Washington last month…
NBC's once-invincible Thursday lineup has suffered another significant setback, symbolic of its overall decline, losing in preliminary Dec. 31 nightlong households results to the CBS competition.
The hot marketplace for theatrical movies continues with the sale by Warner Bros. of "You've Got Mail" in a shared TV window to Turner Broadcasting and CBS. The deal also includes the sharing of the…
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…