Faced with widespread rumors questioning Phil Donahue's continued commitment to his long-running syndicated talkshow, Multimedia Entertainment Tuesday announced that several stations have renewed the…
Broadcast trade organizations Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a lower court's ruling upholding the constitutionality of a law requiring cable operators to carry most TV stations.
CBS' "Late Show With David Letterman" finished its premiere week with an average 7.8 rating/23 share, compared with 3.8/11 for "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno."
Syndicator King World Prods. joined the growing list of entertainment industry heavyweights investing in interactive entertainment, announcing Tuesday that it has acquired a 10% equity stake in Palo…
Brian Lowry: Changing Channels
"We've said consistently that we're not in the household business when it comes to ratings. We're in the demographics business," declares Sandy Grushow, current programming chief for the Fox Network.
"Nightline" won the last week of the pre-Letterman era in latenight, edging "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" in Nielsen daytime and fringe results for Aug. 23-27.
You're starting your own TV network with a group of UHF stations, and you need to lure viewers away from the Big Three as well as other, more established, independent stations -- upturning years of…
"The Face of Tutankhamun" garnered the highest ratings in the history of the Arts & Entertainment network, with the first two hours each reaching more than 2 .3 million viewers in cumulative airings.
When Fox Broadcasting Co. nettled Hollywood residents by paying to have the Hollywood sign read "Fox" in advance of its 1987 primetime premiere, it set the tone for a program service that has taken…
When Barry Diller was at Paramount before taking over Fox, he had the notion of developing a new TV version of "Star Trek," but it didn't get off the ground.