Pubcaster the Australian Broadcasting Corp. has asked the government to stump-up an extra $250 million ($148 million) a year for public TV and radio services.
Giant General Electric said Friday that earnings dipped in the fourth quarter, but singled out subsid NBC for praise for delivering solid results in a challenging economy.
Cabler Adelphia Communications on Friday named two industry veterans to lead it out of Chapter 11.
"Super Seniors," Norwegian pubcaster NRK's gray-power reality show, is beating its genre rivals for auds. "Seniors' " Jan. 5 bow grabbed 900,000 viewers, for a 64% share, or 50,000 more than "Big…
If you want to drive NBC crazy, accuse it of buying Bravo to pitchfork a sleepy, small upscale niche channel into another big, bow-wow general-entertainment cable network.
Since Greg Dyke arrived at the helm of Blighty pubcaster the BBC three years ago, his critics have constantly accused him of compromising quality by putting ratings before public service.
ABC Entertainment TV Group chairman Lloyd Braun still smarts from the game show craze of 2000, which gave the Alphabet web a savior in "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." That show ultimately burned out…
RTL Group's RTL Klub and SBS' TV2 aim to continue the reality phenom, which belatedly hit Hungary last year, with a new season of shows bowing in February.
In an industry that celebrates outsized, outspoken cable news toppers, new CNN topper Jim Walton is the anti-Ted.
While this week's annual NATPE programming confab is expected to be decidedly low-key, attendees will be armed with proof that out-of-the-box domestic hits are still possible -- and sustainable.
PROVIDED BY: NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH
Resurrection1Rating: 3.6 Share: 9 Viewers (Millions): 10.4 Network: ABC
Once Upon A Time
Once Upon A Time2Rating: 2.3 Share: 7 Viewers (Millions): 5.0 Network: ABC
Family Guy3Rating: 2.2 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 4.5 Network: FOX