The U.K.'s leading cablers, Telewest and NTL, are getting close to their long-mooted merger talks. Telewest has hired investment bank Rothschild to advise on the merger, according to the Financial…
Further strikes at the BBC are in the cards after unions rejected a peace offering from director general Mark Thompson. His proposals included a one-year moratorium on the 4,000 compulsory job cuts…
With the Bartlet administration on the way out, there were some industry observers who believed at the beginning of last season that "The West Wing" was nearing its end as well.
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Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 7.2 Share: 20 Viewers (Millions): 18.0 Network: NBC
60 Minutes2Rating: 3.6 Share: 10 Viewers (Millions): 18.2 Network: CBS
Madam Secretary3Rating: 1.9 Share: 5 Viewers (Millions): 14.3 Network: CBS
With NBC currently in fourth place, what Jeff Zucker needs -- besides a handful of hit shows and a stranglehold on the 18-49 demo -- is a potent dose of nostalgia, circa 1985.
An Emmy win can enhance a show, studio, network and a star but, like anything else, comes at a high price. With the Emmy Awards campaign in full swing, that sound you hear in the distance is the…
Television critics are always whining about somebody else's scheduling. But we never step up and write a sked of our own, though that's mostly because networks have the good sense not to hire us.
After five months on the job, Comedy Central/Spike TV prexy Doug Herzog has begun shuffling the exec deck at the men's cabler. Head of marketing Marc Edwards and senior VP of sports and specials Jim…
Stung by last year's ratings dip, the Academy of TV Arts & Sciences is still searching for the answer to its Emmycast conundrum. Just 14 million viewers caught the 2004 broadcast, the event's…
New York's finest and funniest have exited stage right -- but not before scoring some of the all-time biggest Emmy hauls. "NYPD Blue," winner of drama in 1995, and "Everybody Loves Raymond," which…
CBS' top two reality shows are getting a second life on cable. GSN is in final negotiations to pick up cable rights to all seven seasons of "The Amazing Race," while Comcast-owned Outdoor Life…