Whoever said the Middle East was conservative? A spate of wild TV gameshows has been giving contestants the chance to win everything from a virtual trip to Jerusalem to a husband.
Just how much is it worth for a seat at the hottest film premieres or TV tapings? With tickets for such events generally doled out free to the well-connected or those who know where to call months in…
Reality is beginning to slam into the owners of pro sports teams who succumbed to the siren song of untold riches from regional cable nets. The vision posits that cable systems and satellite…
Voiceover: Let me start by saying that I have nothing against "Friends" and "Frasier." They're smart, heartwarming and very "in."
Tuning in: Someone once told me that Xerox instructed employees to protect the company's brand by never using its moniker as a verb -- "Go xerox that, please" -- insisting they be careful to say…
Argentine production company Cuatro Cabezas has created a pay TV division to make the most of growing demand for its documentaries, reality shows and other formats in Latin America.
Broadcasters' union the Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) is prepping the test launch of a 24-hour news net that will recycle its members' news programming.
"Peacemakers" got shot dead. "Lucky" wasn't. And "Breaking News" couldn't break a single episode. The track record of original dramas on cable hasn't been impressive with flops outnumbering hits.
There's one thing everyone north of the border agrees on: There's not much English-language Canadian drama on the tube.
Forget the players: It's Major League Baseball's Nielsen ratings that are on steroids. The average rating of all the baseball games for the first six weeks of the season on the regional Fox Sports…
PROVIDED BY: NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH
Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 6.0 Share: 15 Viewers (Millions): 16.6 Network: NBC
The Simpsons2Rating: 3.0 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 6.8 Network: FOX
Family Guy3Rating: 2.6 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 5.2 Network: FOX