Nickelodeon wants to help kids live among its brands online. Viacom-owned cable net today is launching Nicktropolis, a new virtual community focused on games and video featuring characters like…
Less than a week before the Super Bowl, only two movie ads are confirmed for the game -- a steep decline from last year, when eight pricey plugs yielded decidedly mixed results.
Bob Carroll Jr., co-creator and writer of "I Love Lucy," died Saturday Jan. 27 in Los Angeles following a brief illness. He was 87. Unlike today's TV shows which operate with huge writing staffs, all…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped Janet Weiss director of marketing. Weiss will work year-round on the Oscarcast, devising strategies to maintain and build its national TV aud…
Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun -- former business rivals when they headed up Fox and ABC, respectively -- have partnered to launch a multimedia production shingle.
Jeff Zucker has taken a public slap from an unexpected source: his old boss, Jack Welch. Asked by New York Magazine why the heir-apparent to NBC Universal still has a job, the legendary former GE…
A senior lawmaker introduced legislation Monday that would force the U.S. Supreme Court to allow television coverage of its proceedings.
Nielsen Media Research added college campus viewing to its national sample on Monday in a move that will boost ratings among younger demographics for "Grey's Anatomy" and the NFL.
James Packer's terrestrial web Nine may have won the ratings race in 2006, but rival Seven was the year's top earner.
Occasionally PBS delivers one of those sharp documentaries that remind us why there's a need for public broadcasting, with this four-hour production deftly tracing 200-plus years of Supreme Court…
With ABC's top-rated lineup mostly in repeats, the ratings wealth was distributed rather evenly on the final Sunday of January, with the Alphabet prevailing among young adults and CBS winning easily…