USA Network took back first place from TNT in the second-quarter primetime cable ratings race, compared with the same period in 1998.
Crisis in Kosovo and tragedy in Colorado helped boost ratings for cable's all-news nets during the second quarter, with Fox News Channel showing the biggest year-to-year surge.
NBA basketball has gone a little flat this year but still delivered enough bounce to lift NBC to the top of the primetime Nielsen standings.
CBS will bow its new Saturday kidvid lineup Oct. 2. Sked will consist of three new shows and three returning series, all of which will be produced by Canadian supplier Nelvana (Daily Variety, Feb. 3).
NBC has signed a three-year deal with Marv Albert to do the play-by-play for National Basketball Assn. games and for some Olympic events.
It sounds like a revenge plot hatched by “The Simpsons'” Principal Skinner. But in a stranger-than-fiction twist, the advertiser boycott campaign against Fox’s “Family Guy” is being led by the…
Fox Sports execs are huddling with local cable operators this week in an effort to settle a contract dispute that has Fox threatening to black out Los Angeles Dodgers telecasts on its Fox Sports West…
Telemundo turnover on tap? There’s talk of a management shakeup brewing at Telemundo, the Sony-run Spanish-lingo web. Despite a major overhaul this past season, the long-ailing Telemundo has yet to…
A new NBC policy on primetime program preemptions is ruffling the feathers of Peacock affils.
For the seventh time, Michael Seligman will be the supervising producer of the primetime Emmy Awards broadcast
The bidding by the broadcast networks has begun for Columbia Pictures' Adam Sandler hit "Big Daddy," but the winning bidder may have to swallow some other pictures it doesn't want.